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Uppsala, Sweden
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I found this place when my usual place was over booked. A very nice and quiet place with a friendly atmosphere. There is a very nice view of the Kandy from the balcony. They served a very nice breakfast. It is a couple who is running this place. The room was very nice with air conditioning.

Thank Sumedha D
Ryde, Australia
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56 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This is a small hotel with 16 rooms located on a high position and thereby justifying the name Lake View. The view of Kandy from the dining room and adjoining balcony is amazing. The owner/manager is very friendly and the staff efficient and very obliging. The rooms were nice and clean. Our accommodation included breakfast and the breakfasts were very... More 

Thank Nadheera D
Matara, Sri Lanka
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45 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Booked two rooms on the way from Mahiyanganaya. It is lacated on a hill in Kandy. The lacation is beautiful. The rooms are clean and nice. The owner is very friendly, and the service is very good. They are building a new building to expand the hotel, so there is some construction going on. Calm and relaxing place. I would... More 

Thank HarshaM121
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36 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Our reservation was made 5 months before, fwi. They gave us 2 rooms outside the hotel, more precisely in the garage. It seemed like they had built them 2 days before. Full of dust not cleaned at the bathroom and no plugs there. The whole room was not finished. No furniture but 2 small plastic table. The curtains where wildly... More 

Thank Anna C

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Rooms are bright and clean . View fascinated . Monkeys are everywhere , but the attention to close windows and doors . It represents the beauty and fun on vacation , right? They have a pool , which is very important after visits to temples Meals are not included in the price , but the owners can give you a... More 

Thank Mima M
Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights here Clean room with big opening windows that looked into the hill of jungle. Nice pool - came with a good breakfast with another awesome view of Kandy hills. You can walk to town with a shortcut and take a Tuk Tuk up. Hosts were wonderful.

Thank Nomad3511
Warsaw, Warszawa, Poland
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2016

It is a good hotel, very clean with A/C and nice breakfast included. It is situated on the hill, the best way to get to the city is to take tuk tuk (200 rupies). It has a wonderful view and nice clean swimming pool. Rooms are spacious and nice.

Thank Bee G
Sydney, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Lake View Rest on a recent trip to Kandy and found it to be the perfect location. Set up on the hillside a short tuk tuk ride or walk from the centre of Kandy the hotel had a beautiful view back down the valley to Kandy and the lake. Our room was bright and spacious as... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016

We spent only one night at this family hotel. We were four but the lady didn't get that we had to sleep all together so we were split into two double rooms. My husband's room was a little bit better than mine . In my room the airconditioning didn't work properly but we could manage it. Actually it is an... More 

Thank Serena A
Belgrade, Serbia
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21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2015

Unlike negative reviews here, staff was very friendly and helpful to us, willing to meet all of our demands (off course, those were normal ones - f.e. lending us knives and spoons for fruit for excursion, e.t.c.). Rooms are clean and new, basic but comfortable. Reception desk is not open all the time, but the stuff is easy to find,... More 

Thank Igor T

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  • Restaurant
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Lake View Rest

Address: 71, Rajapihilla Mawatta, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Kandy
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Lake View Rest Hotel Kandy
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“A very good view of the surrounding!”
 of 5 bubbles SumedhaD_12, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“good swiming pool”
 of 5 bubbles 802mimam, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All the windows face toward the north and you can leave them open all day.”
 of 5 bubbles Mauser1166, 22 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Room in the ground floor had a better access to the services.”
 of 5 bubbles rajeshv101, 19 Aug 2014 | Read review
“All rooms have a nice view. AND service/value/sleeping quality/cleaniness/location are NOT terrible!!”
 of 5 bubbles HelgeNielsen, 13 Feb 2014 | Read review
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