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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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Panadura, Sri Lanka
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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25 reviews 25 reviews
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
41 helpful votes 41 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
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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
59 helpful votes 59 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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London, United Kingdom
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

Hotel was booked through our tour company. The rooms were basic and mattress was quite hard but shower was good! We mainly stayed here as a base to go to Yala national park. They were great though in packing our breakfast so we could take it early in the morning when we left for Safari. Not a bad stay at... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We arrived as whoever was next door began to party! Loud music and singing late into the night. To be fair Sri Lanka was still in the throes of New Year Celebrations so we couldnt complain too much and since we were pretty exhausted at the end of each day whilst touring - we slept okay anyway! The rooms were... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We came to this place because of our driver that booked this hotel. Apparently every driver is taking their customer to this place. the cash back must be pretty high since the hotel offers really poor accommodation. The swimming pool was almost ok, the water was just full of chlore. Hot water was not working so you better rush to... More 

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