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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 1 week 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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Great value for money, in comparison to other places we stayed,excellent excellent food, they even made us a mango curry on request, excellent service, very clean. No view, no pool, and no female staff that I saw- still, a really great hotel & I highly recommend it, in a great location.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We stayed at this excellent hotel on our recent visit to Colombo. It provides local ambience and style. The staff are professional and attentive. It is a change from the 5 star options we have used in the past but is a viable alternative. The accommodation is excellent and well serviced. The breakfasts were good. It is well located in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

A hidden beauty of a modern courtyard- tranquility and serenity- symmetry in architecture. Pretty proportionality. Wonderful accommodating staff. Clean room. Not that airy. Fresh fruit breakfast. Do mind that you need a MIT degree to work the airco.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We stayed one night here after arriving into Colombo airport. Check-in was quick and easy and the staff were friendly and helpful. Clean and comfortable room with wifi and air-con. I had the Western breakfast & my boyfriend the Sri Lakan breakfast. Both were very nice! We had a ground floor room which had a view of a brick wall...... More 

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