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Lake Wave Hotel

522 / 31 Lake Road, stage 2, Anuradhapura 50000, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Paris, France
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel is very peaceful when you need a bit of rest during your trip ! No trafic nor noise from the city, just enjoy the lake view ! The owners are available to help / inform you. Sunanda is a lovely cook and clothes designer !

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

i enjoyed very much my staying for two nights in the Lake wave, the owner is very friendly, he pick up us from the bus station that is only 500 meter from the guestshouse. the room is with airco and for great price we could also rent a bike from the hotel. i love this place!

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Wijchen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we have been guests for 4 days at the great guesthouse of Upali at the end of July 2015; thanks to all the good advices we have had some great days in Anuradnapura and Mihintale; and above all we enjoyed very much the tasteful homemade rice and curries; we felt like home with our family; the children had the triple... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

Initially Lake Wave seemed to be a great spot but we quickly realised that the owners put in the minimal amount of effort into running a place they claim is budget, and are not upfront about hidden costs. Our room was very dirty, one of the dirtiest we stayed in over our time in Sri Lanka - dead bugs (and... More 

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Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We arrived to Anuradhapura and walked around the bus station for about an hour before we decided to stay at this place. Not only it was the nicest one, but we were also able to get cheapest price. Upstairs rooms are basic but nice. We checked out in the morning, left our stuff there and when we got back in... More 

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Vienna, Austria
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The owner and his family are doing everything that you feel at home. For a reasonable price you get nice clean rooms with lake view and very good food! At night you can sit in the garden with a cool drink and enjoy the mild weather. The main attractions of Anuradhapura are easy reachable by tuk tuk, you can walk... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We arrived here because of our humble Tuk Tuk driver who took us from Dambulla to Anuradhapura. Milan, the junior boss, welcomed us in a very friendly way and asked us for our budget/night. He showed us the first room which we took right away. Great lake view and very quiet location. Our bathroom had ok water pressure, warm &... More 

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

only money nothing else! located in a good area close to new town! my family went last week stayed few days. charged for A/c found them out of order! complained several times turned on deaf ear! broken locks at bathrooms! dirty bedlinen! no room service at all whole time we stayed. unfortunate experience coz there are lot of good places... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

It was recommended to me by Aji at the lion lodge in sigiriya. His place was great! I trusted his opinion. I arrived here and was given a dirty and loud room by the kitchen. I was moved and told it would be more expensive. After demanding the same price for my "better" room, I found it equally as dirty... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The Lake Wave is a bit out of the way, but calm and peaceful and a reasonably easy ride to the ruins, closer even to the new town, in case you need supplies. Upali, the host, is a thoughtful, kind, humourous person with lots of tips on what to see and how to get there, a real fountain of useful,... More 

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upalianuradhapura, Owner at Lake Wave Hotel, responded to this review

At first I refused the review sent by the girl from USA. It is true that there was an argument regarding a room.as she mentioned that Mr Ajith from lion lodge of sigiriya sending people to my place by good recommendation. not only she lots of people. After she arrived to my place and she wanted to have the cheapest... More 

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