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Olstykke, Denmark
Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

Quiet located with a great view over Kandy and surrounding mountains. Have been there more times and enjoyed the hospitality of Ayomie and her family. You can ask for dinner, but many good restaurants in Kandy, so we prefer going out. Agonies can help getting a reliable driver for tours.

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 14 April 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for only one night. Our room was very clean and comfortable. The view from the room was extremely nice. We also ate dinner at the hotel which was pretty basic food. There was no wifi which was a little bit disappointing for us. Very calm and clean hotel.

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Killeen, Texas
Reviewed 22 January 2015

Unbelievably easy to find, this hotel provides all the necessities while perched over greater Kandy. Lots of natural light, no stairs and free WiFi. This is a mom and pop operation, so service is congenial, even if it isn't the most fast.

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Reviewed 24 August 2014

The owner's family have had the business for some time and it has been quite recently renovated. It's a good location and the rooms are a nice size with modern bathrooms. We had an adequate western breakfast though we noticed that they also serve Sri Lankan breakfasts which it would have been nice to be offered. It was great value...

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India
Reviewed 19 August 2014

I was there on a business visit , quite good & reasonable.....big rooms , NO Wi-Fi. the food was reasonable. the support staffs were good and well behaved with our team. Had a homely feeling during my stay there.

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Reviewed 7 August 2014 via mobile

We been in the resort in the time of the esala perahera ( the festival) and the hotel was very expensive (52 dollars) and the room that we got was stinky and full of mold on the walls , we accept the room because we knew there are not much places to stay there , when we tried to take...

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
Reviewed 12 March 2014

We were the only guests Room was old and shabby Airco didnt work properly No lake view Dinner was really bad Breakfast was good Even Kandy itsself is not a friendly town The only positive thing is that the family who runs this place is very friendly But thats not enough! There much better and cheaper places nearby

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Olstykke, Denmark
Reviewed 13 February 2014

Unfortunately some Pictures shown on Tripadvisor are wrong, among them, the profile Picture. The guesthousenhas a perfect location with a view to a part of the lake, but more important a fantastic view to the Mountains. The rooms are nice and clean, the breakfast room have the same perfect view as the terrace. Stayed there first time in 1986, and...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 6 January 2014 via mobile

The Lake View Rest is a relaxed place over Kandy. Is costs 150-200 rs to get there from the railway station. We enjoyed the balcony with its nice view to read and chill. The people there are not intrusive. If you like sone thing, you have to ask. But they have been so lovely to us. She made such a...

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 26 November 2013

i do not recommend this hotel. The rooms are ok but the service was really really poor and not welcoming. Few examples: 1. the AC was not working, the person at the reception told us to fix it ourselves! After insisting he accepted to 2. we asked for a laundry service. We asked a little favor which was to deliver...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about Lake View Rest

Address: 71, Rajapihilla Mawatta, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Lake View Rest Hotel Kandy
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“A very good view of the surrounding!”
 of 5 bubbles SumedhaD_12, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“good swiming pool”
 of 5 bubbles 802mimam, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All the windows face toward the north and you can leave them open all day.”
 of 5 bubbles Mauser1166, 22 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Room in the ground floor had a better access to the services.”
 of 5 bubbles rajeshv101, 19 Aug 2014 | Read review
“All rooms have a nice view. AND service/value/sleeping quality/cleaniness/location are NOT terrible!!”
 of 5 bubbles HelgeNielsen, 13 Feb 2014 | Read review
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