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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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Bern, Switzerland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Chartres, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Close to the temples, beautiful lake view, funny and reliable host, quiet place.... just don't forget your mosquito repulsive. You will enjoy your time in a city that is totally worth it! Very cheap and you can rent bikes, best way to visit around

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Launceston, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I had a spacious room with balcony overlooking the gradually filling lake - I arrived on the day of the first monsoon rain for 7 months. I stayed for 3 days- each afternoon at 4 pm a monsoonal downpour for a few hours . Enjoyed observing water birds ( egrets, herons, spoonbills, cormorants, various waders) from balcony every morning. Bicycles... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

You get what you pay for. No luxuries but reliable basics. No frills but all you need. Only place in SL I did not feel overcharged. Staff is all family and it shows. Offers great cuisine but you have to ask for it and well in advance. Place is airy and wonderfully quiet. By Oct 14 it will have a... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

The Lake wave hotel is a nice place to stay, near the center of the town, not far of the dagoba's. The lake was full of bulldozers now (july 2014). We wonder how it will be next year. Rooms are allright, not very tidy. However, if you ask to clean, it is no problem. The food is special, really Sri... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Whole family is very helpful. You can get good bicycle to discover Anuradhapura. When we was there the lake was under construction, but it will be very nice. Although close to the pond, but no mosquitoes.

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Mannar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

After a disappointing visit at the White House hotel, we just took the next corner and followed the sign for lake wave .. Instant karma. Ok, to be honest it isn't the best looking place in Sri Lanka but never in our long experience traveling with our children have we felt more welcome and at home! Thanks again for your... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We arrived to Anuradhapura from Sigiriya where we also stayed at Upali´s guest house called Spice Villa. We preffered Sigiriya as we loved the nature around and calmness. However the stay at Lake Wave Hotel was also very nice despite the job they were doing on the lake in front of the hotel and also inside the hotel. Hopefully it... More 

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Paris
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14 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Average guesthouse with average bedrooms, a bit pricy for what you get... (3 000 rp for 4), but the location is great : near the new bus station and with splendid view of the lake. Staff is nice but the owner is a bit too much and wants to sell you everithing he can : a car with driver, a... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

I spent four nights in this awesome place in January. The rooms are nice and clean and the bathroom as well. The family that runs the hotel is super-friendly and make you feel at home all the time. They also assisted me to find a temple where i could practice meditation, far away from the beaten tracks. And thanks to... More 

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Address: 522 / 31 Lake Road, stage 2, Anuradhapura 50000, Sri Lanka
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Location: Sri Lanka > North Central Province > Anuradhapura
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Number of rooms: 22
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