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Lake Bungalow

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 18 March 2017

I stayed 1 night. Much cleaner than the average lodging and sooo relaxing here. Central location on the far side of Kandy Lake without the traffic noise. Breakfast was great and the hospitality was perfect! The "extra" here is the home and furnishings - if you like antiques....you will be in a comfortable display of many! Almost everything in this...

Thank Lance_1954
Damayanthi D, Owner at Lake Bungalow, responded to this review

Hi Lance, Many thanks for your review. We're delighted that you've chosen to give us an excellent review. We also hope you'd return again! Thank you.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 December 2016

The authenticity of the bungalow and the atmosphere war very good. Staff are helpful. It took sometime for staff to reply to emails. The caretaker is helpful. There is parking for the a vehicle on the property.

Thank jays007
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Location is quite good. The room is ok, spacious for two people. You also have a kitchen you can use anytime and a large living room. Staff was nice. Wifi passwords were not working, bed wasquite soft and uncomfortable in my opinion. Toilet need a refurbishment. Water is scarce.

Thank Gian Marco S
Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Charming old style property full of family momentous, including tusks of former family elephants and photos of semi royal dignitaries in the days of British rule. Contact Dan is helpful, intelligent and easy to talk to.

Thank TheZororoRetreat
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

This bungalow is the pinnacle of Kandyan hospitality. Very friendly and delightful family. The house is furnished with over 150 yr old antiques. 100 m from Kandy lake. Clean rooms with toilets. Top floor has a kitchenette. Meals provided upon request. Bus stop close by. Highly recommended.

Thank Sasthrisam
Passau, Germany
Reviewed 3 August 2016

My friend and me stayed only one night at Lake Bungalow but we really enjoyed it. Spacious and beautiful rooms, Mosquito protection, towels, clean bathroom and wifi. Especially the beautiful terrace is perfect to get a little rest from long hikes or a long day in a bus. Thanks a lot to Dann for everything, he was helping us with...

Thank Leonie H
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the lake bungalow for one night. It is one of the most charming bunglow set in the heart of Kandy. We were welcomed by the daughter of the lady who runs the home (unfortunately did not remember her name). The house is 150 years old and is full of antique furniture and memories. We took two rooms...

1Thank Prashanth S
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Just finished our stay on this great accomodation. People there are very kind and peaceful. We are two bacpackers and we felt like at home here. We had a nice tea time with the owners also and they helped us a lot and were very patient with us waiting on late night train from Kandy even we check out earlier....

Thank Luděk B
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Very central location right near the lake. The house was built by the British and belonged to a local tea plantation owner. So a bit of faded colonial glory. The room was large and the beds very comfortable. We enjoyed breakfast, although not included in the price. There was a kitchen for guest use but it was dirty. The bathroom...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 7 April 2016

We had an excellent stay at Lake Bungalow, and appreciated the fine hospitality and great location to the center of town. Highly recommend if travelling through Sri Lanka. Lake Bungalow was closeby to the famous Temple of the Tooth and the market square which made enjoying the city accessible and easy to organise. Meals here were also excellent. Baines Family

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  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on the far side of the lake yet down town Kandy just a 10 minute pleasant walk around the lake, Lake Bungalow is your ideal getaway from the chaos of Kandy perched just 100 metres away from the lake. 4 clean en suite and 1 non-en suite room provides spacious living areas after a hard days gallivanting to Kandys historical sites and other places of interest just a couple hours from Kandy. Come home to a warm welcome! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lake Bungalow

Address: 22/2b Sangaraja Mawatha, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy District > Kandy
Price Range: $24 - $44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“I stayed downstairs, ground level. I heard that the upstairs rooms have good views!”
Lance_1954, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in a room just off the rear (formerly front) balcony. This was immediately next to a small nursery.”
TheZororoRetreat, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We had a room on the 2d floor and we heard that the ones inside the house are better.”
DebyDeboBlack, 24 May 2014 | Read review
“all the rooms are different any of them is fine”
nomad4838, 27 Feb 2014 | Read review
“There are room in a nearby building, above a school. They are more modern, but smaller and with less charm than the rooms in the house proper.”
RobertoL5, 22 Sep 2013 | Read review
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