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Roman Lake Hotel

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Reviewed 2 October 2016

very nice food, very friendly staff,nice location its very cam place i have been only one night but i feel very relax. staff is understand very well gust need and wont. time i was in some injury of my knee. General Manager F&B staff Front office staff understand us very well. its been very helpful to my work i can...

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Colombo
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Surrounded by a lush greenery amidst the calming lagoon waters is an amazing hideaway that is filled with tranquility and architectural splendour. Excellent food and hospitable staff provides an idyllic location away from the hustle and bustle of city life.

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Thank Sanjiv R
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This was one of the best resort that we have stayed in. It’s like a hidden paradise with beautiful architecture. The “Emperor Rooms” were very comfortable, clean & was inclusive of all the essentials. It was an amazing infinity pool with the view of the Madu River in calm and peaceful environment. The food in general was delicious but not...

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Thank Brian_Perera
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 23 June 2016

SUMMARY: Great location to unwind; Spacious and luxurious rooms; Amazing service (Highlight); Food options and prices could have been better; Best for couples. Location: If you are coming from Colombo in public transport, note that although there is a train station almost next door to this location, the train doesn't stop there. You have to get off at Ambalangoda and...

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1Thank Nishadi L
Ahungalla, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 21 June 2016

I loved the service at this hotel, the staff were amazing when it came to helping with directions, activities, any requests, etc. It has very Calm environment. I really enjoyed in this place. The rooms are fantatic and the jacuzzi on the balcony was a real treat,room rates are reasonable. You can see beautiful madu ganga in there. Also you...

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3Thank sankalpapramod
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

First of all the hotel promises a certain discount for credit cards and once you go there you find out that it's a scam and the room rate is the same regardless of the type of card or cash you pay. There was only one waiter for the entire restaurant and we had to wait for ages for our food...

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1Thank shashika f
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Roman lake have Larger rooms and jacuzzi in the balcony. It has very Calm environment, friendly staffs, tasty foods. I really enjoyed in this place. You can see beautiful madu ganga in there. Also you can easily arrange boat ride on madu ganga. Room rates are reasonable. Foods little bit expensive.

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3Thank La H
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 12 June 2016

set in a breath taking background. beautifully architecture and stylish authentic interior. tastefully arranged furniture. large rooms with all the facilities. not too far from the main road. even though its in the expensive side like other luxury villas, you can have a enjoyable stay. .

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1Thank roshnoah
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Tucked away from the busy streets by a large lake with infinity pool over looking the lake. Great place to relax - we only had 1 night unfortunately but could have spent alot longer. Staff were very friendly and attentive too.

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Thank Sam R
Negombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

This was the best out of three other hotel and villas we visited on our honeymoon. Calm and relaxing location with a touch of nature. Food was really great. What we loved most was the candle light dinner by the lake. Service is very good. The Jacuzzi bath was another thing that we enjoyed. Here are a few thing they...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
ROMAN LAKE - Balapitiya. The luxury, the comforts and the elegance this place offers is nothing short of a premium boutique hotel by any standards and sets it way above the rest. Very elegantly designed by a famous architect to capture the essence of the location by cleverly blending into the environment with all the luxuries that one could think of and yet again tastefully aging this brand-new hotel to have a ’ look & feel’ of the passing of time. In essence this place is a ‘shabby-chic’ wonder! Set in a picturesque location over-looking the waters of Maduganga estuary which is famous for its mangroves and many endemic flora & fauna, is probably the best place for you to have a tranquil deep relaxing holiday of your life. This place is ideal for you to spend your special moments such as your Honeymoon or Anniversary or to simply get away from the stresses of city life & rejuvenate in the lap of luxury. Having a candle lit dinner on the floating platoon with millions of stars to illuminate the night sky or at dusk to simply immerse yourself in the open air Jacuzzi almost touching the tree tops of the engulfing rain forests and to stare at the waters or the distant flickering lights coming off the many crab traps laid by the fisherman, is simply a magical experience and the memories you would no-doubt will savor through your entire life time. The closest town Balapitiya ( 1 km) is a small fishing hamlet nestled between the famous Bantota and Hikkaduwa on the southern coast of Sri Lanka is famous for its world renowned Ceylon cinnamon and fishing. ROMAN LAKE would be an ideal base for you to explore Bentota, Hikkaduwa and Galle the better known tourist destinations in Sri Lanka which is just half hour's drive away. This Boutique Hotel offers 8 (5 Emperor + 3 Caesar) very spacious elegantly furnished rooms each with equally large Bath rooms some open to the sky line. Each room offers a large sit out/ balcony facing the lake, flat screen TV, IPod doc with speakers, vast selection In- House movies and Song Data Base and free Internet. The 5 Emperor rooms all located in the first floor each has a private open air Jacuzzi bath over-looking the lake as an additional feature. And the 3 Caesar rooms are on the Ground Floor with a large private sit-out. At the Roman Chain we take food very seriously. Keeping in line with the opulence and indulgence that was once famous during the period of Roman Empire we offer a large variety of cuisine with authentic flavors. Our chef takes pride not only satisfying your taste buds, for him presentation is a passion and a work of art. Hence we have no doubt that your memories of Roman Lake would be mostly coupled with the food experience that you will encounter. ... more   less 

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Address: Godagedara, Pathegama Road, Balapitiya 80550, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Balapitiya
Price Range: $129 - $199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Roman Lake Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Second floor!”
 of 5 bubbles PerMortenOslo, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Have dinner and breakfast the table on the pier - try to book this in advance. This is a great experience.”
 of 5 bubbles erandaw2013, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Great views of the garden/infinity pool that lead out to the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles chanunc, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“first floor rooms are excellent”
 of 5 bubbles , 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room No.204 has the great view of the pool and the Madu River”
 of 5 bubbles Brian_Perera, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
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