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The Lake Hotel

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Room & Suite (114)
Pool & Beach (75)


Well-positioned on banks of the Parakkrama Samudra one of the largest man-made lakes in the country by King Parakkrbma Bahu in the Ancient City of Polonnaruwa.The Lake Hotel is the ideal point of transit within the archaeological cultural triangle and venture out on excursions. Furthermore en-route to the golden sandy beaches on the east-coast and it’s within an hour’s drive from 'The Lake' hotel. Guests can enjoy easy access to all that the lively city has to offer. For those of you who want to venture out, shopping, banking, and other commercial needs, it’s only four kilometres away the from the commercial town of Kaduruwela.'The Lake' basically is a hub to the ancient city, Archaeological sites, wild life and the beaches on the east coast.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free Internet
Dry Cleaning
Kids pool
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
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Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Great View
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Beautiful property but room are so old and desperately need an upgrade. Rooms were spacious, bathrooms were modern and breakfast was superb! The view is also spellbinding and all kinds of wildlife are by the lake. Wi-Fi was only in lobby and that was a big disappointment. Also
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Response from Angelicgong, Public Relations Manager at The Lake Hotel
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Dear Valued guest, Thank you for your feedback, we are thrilled that you had such a wonderful time at our property. we have taken note of your concerns and it will be taken into serious consideration. In addition, we have also launched an investigation with regards to the pool situation. We continuously strive to exceed our guests expectations and hope to welcome you back to a better experience in the future. Warm wishes
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Everything about the hotel and the location was so calm and beautiful. it is nice to watch the elephants are walking by every evening. transportation is the only challenge and expensive too. definitely will return back.
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This hotel surprised me! If you don't have your own vehicle, there's not much around. But if you're looking for a peaceful night and morning, this place is beautiful! Good food options at the restaurant, and beautiful views to wake up to! The lake is stunning and the staff is
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The LOCATION is superb. The food is good. The restaurant staff are very polite, friendly, and obliging and give 'service with a smile' My room was clean. (Room 203) and the air-conditioning was great except the bright light of the temperature indicator on the unit. Would have
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We stayed 2 nights during a cycling tour of the country. On arrival we were given a very welcome freshen up towel and cool fruit drink, quickly shown our rooms and advised of all the functions within it. The rooms were spacious and had a superb outlook over the lake, complete
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The view from room 108 and 109 and the Parakrama Samudra in the horizon
mosquito eggs and he lake view
Animal dirt and mosquito eggs outside the window
towel hanger above the toilet.
Holder with no bulb.
"Not sure as ours was pre-arranged through a travel company"
"Request for a room overlooking the Parakrama Samudraya."
"Select a Room at Ground floor"
"All rooms have lake view."
"Lake facing for the view."
US$37 - US$83 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Sri LankaNorth Central ProvincePolonnaruwa
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