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Kolding
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Kalla Bongo lake resort, from beginning to end, service in top. Location is 7 min from the Turtles, and with tuk tuk 300 rubees. Quiet and fantastic in the morning with the lake. The swimmingpool is lovly. The food from restaurant is super.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Kalla Bongo is a great place to relax & enjoy, suitable for all ages whether it be for a quiet few days before returning home or a base for exploring the southern region to honeymooning couples. My husband & I made this our last stopover after touring Sri Lanka for 3wks & were we blown away by the scenery...

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Thank Carol C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although the location of the hotel is 5min away from the beach, its view on the laguna makes this hotel the ultimate place to relax. Great service in addition to a very tasteful breakfast, lunch, and diner. Although the terrace or balcony is very nice, the standard rooms can be found a bit outdated or at least basic, but with...

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Malabe, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kalla Bongo lake resort was one of the best hotels I've visited in the coastal area of Sri Lanka. Although it is not bordering a beach, it features spectacular views of a pristine lake that borders the hotel. The food and The service was excellent. A big Thank you to the owner Mr Melvin and his team for the great...

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Thank meneshweinman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good customer service. Delicious foods for low price. Rooms are in very good condition. You can book pool or lagoon view rooms as per your requirements. Hotel management/staff is very friendly. It takes only 15 minutes from hikkaduwa. You can get a three wheel for 200 rupees.

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Telford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first trip to Sri Lanka, and after 3 days on safari we were more than ready to chill out. We stayed in Lake bungalow number 1, large room with good storage and very clean. The views onto the lake were stunning. Melvyn one of the hotel owners makes everyone feel extremely welcome and we had a couple...

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Thank SHELLEY B
Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

HIkkaduwa was my last stop in my 5-day itinerary in Sri Lanka. I originally planned to book a hotel by the beach, however that changed because the purpose of my trip was relaxation. So after carefully scouting several reviews, I booked Kalla Bongo Lake Resort. I did not regret it. Outside the hotel and getting there was a bit rough...

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Thank owellchua
Bangalore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The resort is a oasis of calm only a short tuk-tuk ride away from Hikkaduwa/Narigama beach. Hospitality is the buzz word. Best to book airport transfers from the resort itself. Excellent views from room

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Just a quaint little place tucked away from the breaches of Hikkaduwa and on the lagoon... The view, pool and the food is just awesome. The place is quite and you'd feel relaxed just by getting there...

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Loved this place. Everything about it was fantastic. The owners were so friendly and accomodating - went out of their way to make our stay memorable. The food was fantastic and the drinks were fantastic and reasonably priced. I would love to go back and enjoy another holiday there. The road to the resort is not paved but don't let...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Kalla Bongo Lake Resort Restaurant
Kalla Bongo Lake Resort Restaurant
Cuisines: Sri Lankan, International, Asian, Seafood, European
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kalla Bongo Lake Resort has 15 rooms: 10 pool rooms, adjacent to the pool with a fresh appearance and 5 lagoon rooms, adjacent to the lagoon with a classic interior and bath tub.Other hotel facilities are lobby, à la carte restaurant, bar, swimming pool, canoes, games for children.The magnificent view over the lagoon, the utmost calm, peaceful and natural environment give the hotel a unique character and allow the guests to recover from their busy life.Good quality is a key element for the hotel and cleanliness, freshness, familiar and personal service are the defining themes.The hotel is located at Hikkaduwa Ganga, a large lagoon which is connected to the sea. The location is about 2,5 kilometres from the centre of Hikkaduwa, only 10 minutes by car or three-wheeler. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kalla Bongo Lake Resort

Address: 22/8 K, Field View | Baddegama Road, Nalagasdeniya, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Hikkaduwa
Price Range: $105 - $154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kalla Bongo Lake Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Kalla Bongo Lake Hotel Hikkaduwa
Kalla Bongo Lake Resort Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka, Asia
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Hikkaduwa
#3 Family Hotel in Hikkaduwa
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“All rooms have a lagoon view”
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 of 5 bubbles carolc400, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Lake Room Number 1”
 of 5 bubbles 62shelleyb, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Second (first) floor pool room gives you a great view of the landscape and the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles owellchua, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Lagoon rooms are very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles MayaPankowska, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“the lagoon rooms and poolside rooms on a higher floor”
 of 5 bubbles dishav2013, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
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