We stayed in September for one night while doing the Yala Safari Park and the bird park. I think it is 3 star, I would not give it any more than that. Nice view on to the lake, verandah 2 chairs.. The pool was adequate. Food in the restaurant good but if you don't like curries then go somewhere else as there was not much variety other than the hot and spicy. Choice of desserts. Choice of starters either soup or salads. Didn't have breakfast as we were doing an early morning safari, but they put us up a packed lunch which was ok but not brilliant. The mini bar and drinks fairly cheap compared to our 5 star hotel where we were based, and the prices showed the government tax and service charge which are usually added on to the end. The room was clean, big comfy bed. Good sized bathroom with nice shower gels shampoos body lotiuons and hair conditioners. good sized tv with English channels. 2 chairs and table for added comfort. Plenty of wardrobe space for short stay, and very cool air-conditioning, (had to turn it off). Pleasant garden and fish pond. Reception efficient. Excellent service in the restaurant. We would probably stay here again as it was very relaxing in a nice setting. The only negative thing was an awful stench coming from the shower drain in the morninh when we left. I think this was outside of the control of the hotel as the room was spotlessly clean, but it was a bit overpowering. Other than that I would highly recommend this hotel for a short break, up to about five nights before you would get sick of the food and the smelly drain,
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located over looking the ancient "Tissa Wawa" (Lake) which gives a splendid view from your room.Situated in very close proximity to Yala National Park and Bundala National Park.Air conditioned restaurant which serves both set menus and a la carte and are very reasonably priced. A well stocked bar is available to quench your thirst after the safari.All rooms are air conditioned and with attached bath with hot and cold water,mini bar, individual safety lockers,free tea/coffee making facilities, WiFi and satelite TV.Ample safe parking. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- The Safari - Tissa Hotel Tissamaharama