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Taru Villas - Lake Lodge

20 Alvis Terrace, Colombo 03000, Sri Lanka
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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 1 week ago

We arrived in the early hours of the morning later than anticipated and Sathivel was still up and waiting for us. We had a deluxe room which was lovely. It is in a good location away from the hustle and bustle of Colombo. Lunch at the hotel was excellent with large portions, great service and presentation. This hotel was recommended... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is in a lovely setting , the staff were very helpful , the room were very comfortable, , breakfast filling with plenty of coffee. Unable to see the lake, not sure why they called it lake view. Lake a bit smelly anyway. About 15 min walk to town & sea front.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for just one night on arrival to Sri Lanka. The hotel arranged a transfer from the airport and all the staff were friendly and helpful. Good walking distance to Galle road. Air conditioned rooms. Wifi. Modern and fresh. We stayed next to the kitchen but not too much noise. Recommended

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent surprise in the heart of Colombo. Lake Lodge is a very quiet place in the city. You can enjoy a fantastic stay and also in the meantime visit and enjoy the city. The hotel is very clean, well decorated and the staff very friendly and kind. Meals are also correct. A good choice for Colombo !

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely little modern hotel located very centrally. Two storey with wifi. Car parking very limited. Its secluded location can cause problems with taxi drivers. Air conditioning good and pleasant areas to sit in. A very good place if you want to avoid the large multinational hotels

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Lake Lodge for 1 night at the start of our holiday. On arrival we were extremely pleased with how lovely the hotel looks. The rooms are a good size, really clean and the bathrooms are wonderful. Colombo can get very hot and sticky so the exposed stone and minimalist design really works. The staff are very helpful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A perfect location if you are looking for a quite spot on arriving or departing from Sri Lanka. We were pleasantly surprised with its central location for the main attractions of Colombo. The menu covers all bases and we found the seared Tuna & avocado, Sri Lankan breakfasts, vegetable samosas, Sri Lankan curry and various Prawn dishes were standouts. as... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful boutique hotel with a very appealing, contemporary, minimalist decor scheme. We only stayed for one night. Our departure time was too early to sample their Sri Lankan breakfast (which starts at 8am) but the cooked-to-order bacon and eggs was very satisfactory. Great to have four pillows in the double-room, something which is not always a given at this... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We stayed here 2 nights. We're planning to stay at galle face hotel but the pope was in Colombo so no rooms were available. Raj the manager was a star, helped us with bookings, directions, a car and a driver. The room upstairs was vey comfortable so able to watch the cricket in comfort. The Sri lankan breakfasts were delicious... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Unfortunately, we stayed there only one night on our way back home. I adore the decor of the hotel, it is gorgeous and every detail is worked out, which is not common in Colombo in this price range. The hotel is clean and well kept. The room was spacious with a huge bathroom. The lodge is located next to Cinnamon... More 

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Address: 20 Alvis Terrace, Colombo 03000, Sri Lanka
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Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
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Number of rooms: 13
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