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Taru Villas - Lake Lodge

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'Taru Villas - Lake Lodge', Colombo, one of the city's first accredited hotels, was transformed into a stunning city break haven in 2009. Keen to respect the rich heritage of a building which had been in her family for four decades, Nayantara 'Taru' Fonseka embarked on a project which would crystallize into the gold standard for 'luxury-for-less' hotels in Colombo, Sri Lanka. With her creative emphasis on lines, light, and space, Taru's brainchild is the template for contemporary elegance and excellence. It is testament to the tranquility of this accommodation in Colombo that you could easily forget just how close you are to all the amenities that any thriving city has to offer.
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We had a 2 night stay at the start of Sri Lankan holiday. We arrived after midnight and finally got to the gate of the Villas, which was closed. I had a momentary sinking feeling before our driver pushed the buzzer and the night manager came out to greet us, check us in and show
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Overnight stay at the end of a tour excellent room with all amenities and great food cooked to order - Sri Lankan breakfast to see me off in particular Staff very attentive - bit noisy in the morning as next to a school but away from traffic
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This boutique hotel lacks any real comfortable communal facilities (and has no pool). Our room was located next to the bar and was a little like a concrete cell with a window which offered little natural light and a view of a concrete wall about 3 feet away. The food whilst of
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Response from TaruVillas2016, Business Development & Marketing Manager at Taru Villas - Lake Lodge
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Baz_the_barn, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I have passed your feedback on to the team at Lake Lodge so that we can improve on areas that we are lacking. We hope you give us another chance in the future, and return for another stay at Lake Lodge, and if you do please ask for me as I would love for the opportunity to speak with you personally. Yours Sincerely, Oshaan Weerasekera Business Development & Marketing Manager
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Great little hotel and a peaceful spot in a hectic city. Stopped here for 2 nights on the way in and out of Colombo. Perfect place to explore the city. Approx 30 minute walk to Galle Face Green to watch the sunset and 40-45 mins to the old Dutch Hospital and the Fort. The lake
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Response from TaruVillas2016, Business Development & Marketing Manager at Taru Villas - Lake Lodge
Responded 1 week ago
Dear clouds111, Thank you for your fantastic review! We are so happy to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us, and hope to welcome you back for another stay soon. Yours Sincerely, Team Taru Villas
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Beautiful giant shower head, new king-size bed, fully staffed restaurant with our every need met immediately. This place is awesome, from an experienced female-traveller’s perspective. Easy adventure: I highly recommend a morning stroll to the Seema Malakaya temple positioned
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Response from TaruVillas2016, Business Development & Marketing Manager at Taru Villas - Lake Lodge
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear ladyjane804, Thank you for your fantastic review! We are so happy to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us, and hope to welcome you back for another stay soon. Yours Sincerely, Team Taru Villas
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Hi mayankak, The hotel is located within 5 minutes from the Colombo City Center. The nearest shopping mall is located just a 5 minute walk away. Do let me know what other information you require and I will be more than happy to assist. Kind regards, Oshaan Weerasekera
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our standard check in time 13:00 HRS, early check-in is subject to room availability.
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Hi Marco, We charge US$ 35/- for an Airport transfer to Taru Villas - Lake Lodge, in Colombo. Please let us know if you would like for us to arrange a transfer for you.
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"We recommend Room 1 where we stayed - close to reception, restaurant, bar, and quiet."
"The garden suite is lovely"
"WE chose a room on the 1st (actually second) floor. Due to the layout of the surrounding houses most of the rooms did not have a view,"
"pay a bit more than lowest price room"
"First floor room was larger"
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PRICE RANGE
$106 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
lake hotel colombo
LOCATION
Sri LankaWestern ProvinceColombo
NUMBER OF ROOMS
13
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