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Taru Villas - Lake Lodge

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20 Alvis Terrace, Colombo 03000, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In a quiet part of Colombo. Friendly and very helpful staffs. Nice rooms. Comfortable beds. Lovely cocktails and food. Sri Lankan breakfast was really good. Not far from some sites and only 200 bht tuktuk ride to Petah. Would stay again and recommend.

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West Hartford, CT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very nice stay for one night at the Lake Lodge. They have the BEST ice lollies when you arrive! Breakfast was very good and plentiful. Dinner was just okay. For lunches we ate at the Cinnamon Grand. It is near a cute lake with swan peddle boats. It was decently priced, and we were happy with it.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a long flight it was lovely to arrive to a warm welcome and a tranquil environment, we only had 1 night before moving to our next location, nevertheless we were made very comfortable and were able to quickly shake off any jet lag. The service were attentive and helpful. Ideal place to stay at the beginning or end to... More 

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sydney AUS
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed in the garden suite. It was very nice. Great to have our own private courtyard and entrance with room service. The building is very nice. The standout are the staff. They are excellent, attentive and friendly. The food was very good. Only one negative is the wifi doesn't reach this room. Overall we would highly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent two nights in this boutique hotel.... It was clean, well managed, beautiful decor, great and friendly service , good food and excellent location. This hotel is a gem in a beautiful country. Its smaller boutique size allows a particular attention to detail.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful two nights stay in Lake Lodge recently. All the staff working there were very kind and couldn't have been more helpful. The room was very lovely. We had breakfast, lunch and dinner in the hotel and all meals were fantastic. Would highly recommend Lake Lodge to anyone staying in Colombo!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

Lovely midrange hotel in Colombo, which was an oasis of serenity down a bustling road. Great food and cocktails (though quite pricey) and really stylish and comfortable views made for a great stay. Staff can't do enough for you too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The food was amazing, the service was exceptional, room very comfortable, and hotel is in a great location to explore the city. If I had one suggestion it would be better coffee, but when you're in tea country, probably best to stick to tea anyways!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This was the fiirst place we stayed during our recent tour around Sri Lanka. The building is cool and refined, exposed concrete walls and a good attention to detail. We were greeted with a welcome drink and very friendly staff. The bed is one of the comfiest I have ever slept in, excellent shower and a lovely breakfast in the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Lake Lodge was my first stop of my first Sri Lanka trip. After checking in, my plan was to go out for lunch somewhere in Colombo but I was a bit tired and decided to have a quick lunch at this hotel. I am very happy I did so!!!! Their Sri Lanka dishes were so yummy and beutifully presented, and... More 

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