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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

For the price especially this place is great!! Upon arrival they give you fruit juices, free transport to and from the main town. Jeep safaris are good value. The rooms are as equally as lovely. Clean and big and with air con!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its relatively cheap compared to other accommodations in the area. Breakfast is expensive though and i wouldnt recommend it to travellers without cars. Not very accessible and the only way in and out the cottage is dark and pretty scary at night. Room itself is okay, clean and comfortable with working aircon and heater.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was so welcoming and friendly. We arrived by bus, from Ella. They picked us up at the drop-off point and brought us to the hotel. Once there, they offered us a fresh smoothie, which was very tasty! We really enjoyed the beautiful view: the lake, the birds, the temple, the rice-fields, the bats... it was all just wonderful!...

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Thank Maja M
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Location is not easy to find, but if you call hotel ahead, they will come to pick you up free from Tissa bus station to hotel. All staff very nice and helpful. There is a free boat trip to tissa lake. The boat driver is friendly and know well about the lake. Amazing scenery. The fruits in hotel is free...

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Plus: - calm atmosphere - amazing view - very friendly staff - nice, clean room - good organization of transfers and safari - delicious welcome drink and a bottle of water at departure The only minus goes to safari driver, who was enthusiastic about the leopards, we saw 3, but lacked imagination and will to search for other animals, like...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Beautiful location next to the lake and lovely calm feel about the hotel. We went on a boat tour organised by the hotel to see the birds which was excellent - saw kingfishers, crocodiles, bats and numerous other birds. We also enjoyed seeing water buffalos swim past the hotel when we arrived. We went on a trip to yala through...

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Thank ctpegan
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We got a warm welcoming with a nice surprise :) Good food for dinner, but the highlight was the breakfast- AMAZING!!!! Such a nice verity, and everything was so delicious!!! As i said, the staff is amazing, very friendly and helpful! They also have the best tours!!! The sunset boat tour- awsome!!! And nice price!! Also we loved the birdwatching...

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Thank Ori K
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely and very clean rooms with perfect view on the lake. Very friendly staff. Sudu is a perfect guy for safari. The boat trip on the lake is one of the best things. And the food could not be better.

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Thank Vesna S
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This place is very small with only five rooms. We booked a room with lake view but without the balcony. When we got there, we told the manager named Indika we really wished to stay in the room with balcony and he moved us accordingly. How nice is that! The room is small but nice. The view of the garden...

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Seaford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 September 2016

This room was brilliant with a lovely view of the lake and very good air conditioning. The staff were really friendly and we would definitely go there again! It was nice to see the birds and domesticated water buffaloes by the lake in the morning!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
"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: $45 - $115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“A room with bulcony!”
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