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Lake View Cottage

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We spent two nights here and the service , help, safari tour , breakfasts were exceptional . Boat trip at sunset on the wewa was memorable spotting eagle , crocodiles and many species of birds . The safari driver and Yale national park volunteer were excellent and spotted things we would have easily missed . A great memory of our...

Thank Mariononholiday
San Jose, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed 3 nights in a delux double room with veranda and fell in love with this place from the moment we entered and sipped our welcome drink. The great location directly on the lake offers bird and fisherman watching during the day, a nice sunset over the pagoda across the lake and fireflies in the evening. The room was...

Thank Doris A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recommend this cottage for everybody! It is really interesting, modern and nice place on the shore of the beautiful lake, where are living a lot of different birds. Staff can organize a boat trip on this lake, and of course safari tour to Yala. Also staff is very helpful and kind. There is also a good restaurant with tasty...

Thank Никита К
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice situation and view to the lake. Incredible breakfast. Very helpful team They also have a good choice for dinner Good organisation for the Safari to Yala You can get in 15mn to the town with the bicycles that you can use for free.

Thank SergioMarbella
West SussexUK
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We stayed 2 nights in a deluxe double with balcony and lake view and wow the view is stunning. The service from the friendly staff is truly special, chef is a lovely guy and his food just keeps coming. We never eat anywhere else, no need to . Room had a 4 poster and cool aircon and good wifi. Free...

Thank deannewton
Reviewed 6 February 2017

i booked this homestay at the last minute and it was a surpise. you can see TIssa lake right in front of the room and we really enjoyed the time there. the room has A/C and it would be a bit cold at night and it seems in Sri lanka there is no blanket provided, it's the only problem we...

Thank summertimeke
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We had a great stay here, the staff could not have been more helpful. They arranged our safari which was excellent (despite no leopards). The food which they packed up for us was delicious and we took advantage of the boat safari too. Our room had a mosquito net and we loved looking out over the lake. We are here...

1Thank Amy C
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2017

If you are visiting Yala, stay here. The location overlooking the Tissa lake is wonderful; peaceful, calm and with an abundance of wildlife (that you can see at close quarters on the evening boat trip that they run- incredible). The rooms are clean and well-positioned. They staff are absolutely wonderful- friendly, welcoming and work hard to make your stay relaxing...

1Thank W5684SKDavidA
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Spent two nights here and had a wonderful stay. The room was comfortable and the fan and a/c worked well. The shower had warm water, all we needed in the hot Tissa weather. The location is a bit far from town but they offer free drop off. It's located right on the lake and is a beautiful setting, perfect for...

Thank Happy_hol_tripper
Milan, Italy
Reviewed 26 January 2017

The staff make you feel really good. They are really nice, caring about everything, so helpful and kind! the place is amazing, with really nice view and a lot of peace and quiet. They have also some bikes for free and explain you how to reach the center and what to see...really easy, it's a wonderful experience since the landscape...

1Thank elisorti

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"Always a great stay." Just a note to thank you for staying in our holiday bungalow "Lake View Cottage" in Tissamaharam in Sri Lanka and enjoying our hospitality. Please recommend our hotel to your friends and relatives in your country to make a visit and taste what you have experienced. Our "Lake View Cottage" is located in lovely surroundings, overlooking beautiful and tranquil Tissamaharama reservoir with greenery around the hotel premises. We have 4 comfortable and large double bed rooms with attached baths, hot and cold, A/Cs, internal facility and offer delicious foods. It is a break from hustle and bustle of city. You will have a clear distant view of Tissa’s famous white Buddhist temples, villages, paddy fields and Tissa wewa (reservoir) from the balcony of the hotel. You have the advantage of visiting the main attractions in the area such as Bird Sanctuaries in Bundala, Yala National Park, the Sacred Shrine of Kataragama and ancient Buddhist temples through wild life safaris arranged by us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lake View Cottage

Address: Court Road, | Punchi Akurugoda,, Tissamaharama 82600, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Tissamaharama
Price Range: $41 - $69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“The rooms with a balcony have a great view but there is a nice common place with good view for the 2 rooms without balcony”
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 of 5 bubbles dorisa364, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The balcony room (Room 3) was excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles W5684SKDavidA, 4 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Go for the balcony room if you can!”
 of 5 bubbles rachelharris88, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose the Lake View Room on the second floor~”
 of 5 bubbles zoes341, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“A room with bulcony!”
 of 5 bubbles Cheri-Reuben, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
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