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Lake View Cottage

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Within an hour, we observed 30 different birds, including peacocks across and pelicans. Very tasty dishes in the restaurant and excellent service. We liked everything, especially the safari trip with driver Lapaya.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our two nights here. The location is a little out the way, but this suited us and the guesthouse offers free drop off/collection from the bus station. If you do make you're own way it's about 200R in a tuk tuk from the bus station. The setting is stunning, the place looks out onto the lake and...

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice staff. They help us to hire one tuc tuc we wanted to drive our selves, also they arranged activities (lake boat, leopards safari) for is with competitives prices. Breakfast and dinners were really tasty, and our room was huge.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A quiet cottage with perfect view over Tissa Lake, clean rooms and so friendly staff (yes they talk to me making me feel like a queen). Rooms are well managed, cleaned and very modern - sufficient hot water and powerful A/C. Do try the Tissa lake boat tour and compete how many birds you could name! The hotel provides safari...

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Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed my stay there! Quite, very clean, friendly staff! It is not close to the city center but it's even better as you can relax after a long travelling day. I recommend this place for everyone!

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I stayed here for the relative proximity to both Yala and Udawalawe (both around a 45-60 min drive away. We had already scheduled our safaris through another tour guide, but they offer them as well apparently). The staff here were incredibly nice. Upon our initial arrival, and when returning from both safaris, they had fresh juice prepared...

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

For the price especially this place is great!! Upon arrival they give you fruit juices, free transport to and from the main town. Jeep safaris are good value. The rooms are as equally as lovely. Clean and big and with air con!

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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Its relatively cheap compared to other accommodations in the area. Breakfast is expensive though and i wouldnt recommend it to travellers without cars. Not very accessible and the only way in and out the cottage is dark and pretty scary at night. Room itself is okay, clean and comfortable with working aircon and heater.

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Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

The staff was so welcoming and friendly. We arrived by bus, from Ella. They picked us up at the drop-off point and brought us to the hotel. Once there, they offered us a fresh smoothie, which was very tasty! We really enjoyed the beautiful view: the lake, the birds, the temple, the rice-fields, the bats... it was all just wonderful!...

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Reviewed 3 November 2016

Location is not easy to find, but if you call hotel ahead, they will come to pick you up free from Tissa bus station to hotel. All staff very nice and helpful. There is a free boat trip to tissa lake. The boat driver is friendly and know well about the lake. Amazing scenery. The fruits in hotel is free...

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"Always a great stay." Just a note to thank you for staying in our holiday bungalow "Lake View Cottage" in Tissamaharam in Sri Lanka and enjoying our hospitality. Please recommend our hotel to your friends and relatives in your country to make a visit and taste what you have experienced. Our "Lake View Cottage" is located in lovely surroundings, overlooking beautiful and tranquil Tissamaharama reservoir with greenery around the hotel premises. We have 4 comfortable and large double bed rooms with attached baths, hot and cold, A/Cs, internal facility and offer delicious foods. It is a break from hustle and bustle of city. You will have a clear distant view of Tissa’s famous white Buddhist temples, villages, paddy fields and Tissa wewa (reservoir) from the balcony of the hotel. You have the advantage of visiting the main attractions in the area such as Bird Sanctuaries in Bundala, Yala National Park, the Sacred Shrine of Kataragama and ancient Buddhist temples through wild life safaris arranged by us. ... more   less 

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Address: Court Road, | Punchi Akurugoda,, Tissamaharama 82600, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Tissamaharama
Price Range: £23 - £49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Go for the balcony room if you can!”
 of 5 bubbles rachelharris88, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose the Lake View Room on the second floor~”
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“A room with bulcony!”
 of 5 bubbles Cheri-Reuben, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Loved our balcony room upstairs. Road is very quiet.”
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“We had the balcony room above the check in area. Views were the best!”
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