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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the deluxe room, which was 1000 rps more expensive than the normal basic double. Stayed two nights. We could not figure out what was deluxe. Rags of towels, synthetic sheets, dirty (cobwebs on the walls). We had dinner, which was recommended in the tourist guide book, but the food was nothing special, just food, but not very tasty...

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Small place. Comfortable room. Very friendly manager. Very well kept garden. Since there are many restaurants nearby, need not depend for meals. Can be easily booked through booking.com. but don't expect to see the lake from the hotel

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Thank saadhu
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The owner was lovely and was very helpful. Breakfast was basic but nice. Room was clean with fan and mosquito net, but shower was an electrical nightmare. Location was good for Anuradhapura, but no lake to be viewed.

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Wurzburg, Germany
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We spent there 2 nights. Its near the old bus station (walking distance). So try to leave the bus there instead of new bus station! During our stay Adi really took care about us. He is a funny guy who does everything to make you feel comfortable. The hired bikes were good to bring us to all Anuradhapura sites. The...

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 26 September 2015

We were welcomed with open arms for our one night stay here and were generally satisfied with the place. The room was comfortable, bikes were decent for 300 rupees, and the price was competitive at 1800 with fan (non a/c/no hot water). The location was good near the old bus station. Wifi worked fine near reception, but not at all...

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Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

We didn't book any guest house before going to Anuradhapura and had to look for a room. We saw many rooms in different categories but when looking at the price-performance-ratio, Lake View beats 'em all. We paid 2000 LKR a night for a room without AC. It was a very simple room with a double bed and mosquito net over...

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Thank Benjamin B
Reviewed 18 July 2015

great location in Anuradhapura for renting bikes and cycling to the various landmarks,guesthouse owners sorted us all bike for a decent price.Very friendly people working there and lovely dog too ! Walkers on the main road is a great budget place to eat with good food.

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Amsterdam, Nederland
Reviewed 13 April 2015

We loges to stay here in this very relaxed guesthouse. Basic rooms, a bit oudtantes, but with atmosphere. Beautiful garden, silent place close to city centre. WE felt at home from THE begining. They rent bikes, no wifi, but resort next door has and has swimming pool Where you can swie for 500 rupees.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 23 February 2015 via mobile

Its clean, has good mosquito nets, strong ceiling fans, and bike rental. Rooms are basic but functional. Only had breakfast which was good. The owner is really friendly. Overall for 1500rs its a great deal, esp when most places nearby charge twice that.

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paris
Reviewed 15 February 2015

We spent two nights in the cheapest room of the guesthouse (1500 rs). It was noisy ( barking dogs and wedding celebration at the resort nearby) and it could be cleaner. But people were really nice and welcoming. Location was good and it's possible to rent bikes for a cheap price.

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Additional Information about Lake View Tourist Guest House

Address: 4C 4 Lake Road | Harischandra Mawatha, Anuradhapura 50000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > North Central Province > Anuradhapura
Price Range: $16 - $20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“Bovenste kamers hebben uitzicht op meer, tussen bomen door”
 of 5 bubbles Talloze, 13 Apr 2015 | Read review
“try to bargain the rooms upstairs”
 of 5 bubbles arthuraurelieh, 15 Feb 2015 | Read review
“We stayed on the first floor to the front of the building. Walls were very thin.”
 of 5 bubbles 578claireh, 18 Jan 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in the upstairs bedrooms which give you a little more air on the hot days”
 of 5 bubbles PeterK711, 28 Dec 2012 | Read review
“Avoid Room n°8 (triple room) on the first floor of the annex : mould smell and cold shower only, with a very very thin water-jet. Room n°7 on the first floor of the annex : hot shower and the window of the bathroom was broken, but hopefully we haven't been bothered by any mosquitos.”
 of 5 bubbles Mali_208, 22 Aug 2012 | Read review
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