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3 1 / 2, Lake Road, Tissamaharama 82600, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #7 of 34 Tissamaharama B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Chengdu, China
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22 reviews 22 reviews
22 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We only stayed here one night in order to visit Yala National park the next morning. The room is very new and big. Bathroom is spacious as well. The location of the hotel is very good. It is in the middle of the rice fields and next to the lake. It is a pitty that it is the dry season... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed in this hotel for two nights in August, with the purpose to visit Yala National Park. The owner helped us book a jeep, which was nice and not too expensive. The room was great! Very spacious, clean, and a beautiful bathroom. The airconditioning worked fine in the beginning, but as more rooms got occupied, it stopped working more frequently.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Jagath was responsive by email and telephone and we secured a lake view room. The location is great; down a driveway opposite the lake, albeit with a receding waterline. It's within easy access of Yala and a short walk away from some restaurants The staff are warm and courteous, reflecting Jagath's personality. Our room was spacious and could sleep four... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 2 nights while on safari in yala and loved this place!! It is nestled amongst paddy fields in front of the lake within a lush garden making it a very peaceful and tranquil place to be. The rooms are big and clean and there are plenty of communal areas to sit around and enjoy the views... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

My husband and I stayed here 2 nights in May to do a safari in Yala. We were greeted as soon as we got out of the cab with a welcome drink. We also had a safari set up for us to go to Yala the next day. I will admit- the safari driver got really nasty with me at... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We stayed just one night to see Yala and had a great time we loved Property is very new and clean Best curry for lunch we had actual chucks of chicken which had proven hard to find and they did it spicy for us we found so many places in SL gave us westernized curries which is thoughtful but we... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We stayed at Serene Park hotel for 2 nights. It was a really pleasant experience - the hotel is probably located on the best real estate in Tissa. It sits amongst rice paddies, adjacent to the most beautiful lake. We saw lots of birdlife, including the majestic kingfisher(s). The staff at the hotel were friendly and helpful. The breakfast was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

On our first day in Colombo we met an American woman who recommended this hotel to us. Knowing the fellow travellers recommendations are usually the best, we booked ourselves into the Serene for 3 nights. It was a fabulous recommendation and Jagath the owner was such a fabulous host who could not do enough for us. Our room was very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014 via mobile

Gorgeous setting in spiriting distance of Tissa and gala national park. Some of the most spectacular scenery in Sri Lanka. Clean bright rooms, quiet, lovely service, super breakfast, nice staff. The walk back in the darkis really spectacular, rooms have air con and fans. Hot water.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Stayed here for one night as a base for our Yala safari, really nice place, clean & comfortable. The owner was super helpful, sorted us out a great safari & bent over backwards to help with arranging all we needed. Lovely area to chill out & read with views of the rice paddies & the lake. Was a functional visit... More

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Address: 3 1 / 2, Lake Road, Tissamaharama 82600, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Tissamaharama
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