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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for two nights as part of a tour. The room was spacious and clean. Bottled water is provided. There is a small bar and in the evening there is a buffet or a la carte available. Breakfast is a buffet with a good selection. The pool is lovely and a dip was very welcome at the end of a...

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GM Q, General Manager at The Lakeside Hotel at Nuwarawewa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay & the amenities on offer, and on your next tour to Sri Lanka we do invite you again to visit this beautiful property nestled on the beautiful ancient nuwarawewa tank. Thank you. Best regards,

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Old hotel but located in a great place giving access to most of the historic sites. Easy access to public transport as well and walking distance to many food outlets. Located in the banks of Nuwara wewa lake.

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GM Q, General Manager at The Lakeside Hotel at Nuwarawewa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel, & on your next visit to Anuradhapura we do invite you again to spend a few nights on this beautiful property nestled on the beautiful ancient nuwarawewa tank. Thank you. Best regards,

Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Anuradhapura is a city with a lot to explore, and The lakeside hotel is a wonderful location for a base and to relax. Staff are friendly and helpful. The pool is a welcome sight after a day of exploring. Comfortable rooms, lovely location- I'll stay again.

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GM Q, General Manager at The Lakeside Hotel at Nuwarawewa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Ayubowan from Quickshaws Hotels!!We are happy to hear that you had a nice time at our hotel and enjoyed all the amenities on offer.The hotel staff welcomes you again to spend a few nights at the hotel on your next visit to Anuradhapura. Thank you. Best regards,

Bangalore, India
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We only stayed a single night in this hotel. As the only guests in the hotel we were made comfortable with quick and good service. The breakfast and dinner we got here were one of the best we've had in Sri Lanka so far. The only down side of our stay was the fact that they placed us in rooms...

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GM Q, General Manager at The Lakeside Hotel at Nuwarawewa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Ayubowan from (Quickshaws Hotels) - Thank you for your valuable comments about our hotel. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and were happy with the facilities and meals we offered. As the hotel is undergoing some needy refurbishment we do apologize for the inconvenience caused. We look forward to the possibility of...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the hotel as part of a tour organized by Djoser. The Lakeside Hotel is a really cosy hotel, located by a very beautiful lake. The hotel has a large private swimming pool, with a very clear water and sun beds. The rooms were large, comfortable and with air conditioning. We also had a chance to have a...

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GM Q, General Manager at The Lakeside Hotel at Nuwarawewa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Ayubowan from (Quickshaws Hotels) - Thank you for your valuable comments about our hotel. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and were happy with the facilities and meals we offered. We do hope you patronize our hotel on your next visit to Anuradhapura. Thank you. Best regards,

Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We unfortunately stayed here when there was a major festival taking place in Anadhapura with incredibly loud music until the small hours so weren't able to get much sleep - I'm sure visitors at other times of the year would have a much better experience, as the rooms were clean, it's near the lake, there is a nice pool and...

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Excellent hotel; clean spacious room with small balcony. Staff were very helpful and obliging and the in-house restaurant was good value for money with indoor or terrace tables. Location was good too and the garden and pool area very pleasant. Would definitely stay here again!

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Saarbrucken, Germany
Reviewed 3 September 2016

The hotel is a very calm place in the busy town of Anuradhapura. Everything is very clean and the pool is amazing! The staff was always friendly and helpful, we felt very welcomed at this place. There is also a good variety of Western and Sri Lankan food and a big breakfast buffet. You can reach the ancient city with...

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We were on our way back from Madu and decided to stay overnight at Nuwarawewa. And delighted on the choice. Rooms were clean and comfortable and the surrounding was calm and quiet. Delicious food. The only set back was the delay in serving food. It took more than an hour for them to serve our dinner and the little ones...

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New Zealand
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Stayed here as part of a group, our room had no view and was in a block away from the main building but was fresh and nicely decorated, only down side was no internet in the room. There is a small safe in the room but since it is not attached to anything and quite lightweight it would be easy...

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GM Q, General Manager at The Lakeside Hotel at Nuwarawewa, responded to this review

Dear Olive, We are delighted to know that you enjoyed our hotel and the services provided.We have taken note of your comments & hope to rectify these in future.We look forward in welcoming you again in the coming years. Thank you. Best Regards,

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about The Lakeside Hotel at Nuwarawewa

Address: Dharmapala Mawatha, New Town | Near the old bus stand, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka (Formerly Nuwarawewa Rest House)
Region: Sri Lanka > North Central Province > Anuradhapura
Price Range: £71 - £89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Lakeside Hotel at Nuwarawewa 3*
Number of rooms: 70
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“Rooms Facing the lake”
 of 5 bubbles Kum_17, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view!”
 of 5 bubbles OliveNewZealand, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Look for Lake view Rooms”
 of 5 bubbles npathirana, 4 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Suites are ok but rates are not reasonable for the existing facilities available.”
 of 5 bubbles dw431, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Deluxe rooms do not offer lake view, mostly covered by trees. Ground floor rooms on restaurant side are good.”
 of 5 bubbles chathu03j, 7 Feb 2016 | Read review
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