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Hotel Lake Side Tourist Inn

Akurugoda, Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka
Hotel Lake Side Tourist Inn
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Colombo
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62 reviews 62 reviews
18 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel lake side is a very good budget hotel . The rooms are decent and clean with ac and hot water but dont expect any frills although you do get monies worth for the price paid . The hotel has a good view of the Tissa lake and in close proximity to the Tissa temple (Walking distance ).The hotel has... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The worst hotel ever seems a bit exagerated but I really can't think of a place I visited which was worse than this establishment. I am all for getting a good deal but the next time they would like to have me as a guest they would have to pay me instead! (Absolutely no value for money). The rooms are... More 

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Pacifica, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We did not stay in this inn. We had lunch at its restaurant before our safari adventure. Before we sat down, we asked the waiter if this restaurant would accept VISA card and he said yes with no hesitation. So the 6 of us ordered and had our food. Food was ok and waiter service was fine. So I gave... More 

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Panadura, Sri Lanka
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We were there in last December. Basic rooms and facilities. But we really enjoyed swimming pool. In house Bar is a real help after long run from central hills. Following day Yala safari we did with Breakfast packets supplied by Hotel. As long as it serves the purpose we have no complaints. Rates are very competitive. Driver F&A provided FOC.... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for one night in nov so we could do safari trip organised by our driver. First impressions decor seemed dated, there was smell of bleach n stuffiness in the rooms despite the aircon. Rooms were not as clean as others we stayed in. Didn't leave us with a sense of security. Food was ok for dinner n... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Room is dirty and with lots of bugs...bathroom is even worse! Two beds, one of them sounds w any movement! The pool outside does not justify the price (3500rs , no a/c and no breakfast)... Food is not the best, though there are not many places to eat in Tissa...

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Switzerland
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17 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Nice setting close to lake, nice garden, small swimming pool, rooms just big enough, mosquito net installed, big but smelly bathroom. Decent food. Ok for one night.in-room wifi slow, in restaurant ok.

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San Francisco, California
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33 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

Lake Side Tourist Inn GROUP SIZE: Traveling with group of 2 TRAVEL STYLE: Flashpacker with occasional splurge. TRIP ITINERARY: 10 days Sri Lanka Negombo > Sigiriya/Dambulla/Habarana > Kandy > Ella > Tissa > Tangalle > Galle > Bentota NIGHTS AT HOTEL: 2 nights --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hotel Review --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Welcome/Check-In: Check in was easy. Was served a welcome drink and showed to... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We had to spend one night at Lake side hotel, the door locks were bad couldn't be opened or closed easily, the sheets were so dirty,the water flow was horrible we couldn't have our shower there and also they don't put any shampoo or body lotion. we asked an employee there if they can serve coconut rotti for breakfast and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
33 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Lake Side Tourist Inn is in a scenic location across the road from the lake and just a short walk into town. I chose Lake Side because it has a swimming pool. Unfortunately, the pool was quite murky and not the cleanest, but it was a windy day. Air conditioning was an extra $12 a night and so I chose... More 

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