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Hotel Viveka

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Kurunegala, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 23 April 2016

This is one of my favorite place for evening hangouts. Since restaurant with delicious cuisine & excellent service, Recommend for Local & foreign travelers. Friendly service with peaceful atmosphere BAR, WIFI available..

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Reviewed 29 July 2015

Spent a couple of nights at this interesting hotel. The colonial building is atmospheric and old brown and white photos hanging on the walls give an insight into bygone days. Situated by the lake it is a 20 minute stroll from the city centre or a Rs200/ tuk tuk ride. The wonderful location with superb views over the lake provides...

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Daya M, Owner at Hotel Viveka, responded to this review

While thanking the honoured guest for the valuable comments, we are pleased to inform that the bar is fully functional now and guests are able to enjoy a wide selection of local and foreign liquor from the bar.

Negombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 12 March 2015

Hotel Viveka really invites its guest to a special experience. The hotel is really beautiful (the rooms is another story), and gives the opportunity to imagine how people lived during the colonial time (pictures on the walls give you a great hint). Getting out of the craziness of the city was really wonderful, and watching the sunset over the very...

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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 4 November 2012

We stayed in Viveka on our way to the east coast for one night. This is not the kind of hotel that is visited by backpackers - and there is a reason for this. Nevertheless it is a nice colonical building and the rooms are decent. Beds are ok, price-value is ok, the service is nice but does not go...

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Daya M, Owner at Hotel Viveka, responded to this review

The review dated 18/Feb 2012 is quite outdated. One will be pleasantly surprised with the complete new transformation of the whole place. Newly professionally landscaped garden is a great attraction. The lake road new development in progress by the City Council with walkway round the lake, benches to sit for enjoying the lake view and parking spots have enhanced the...

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Reviewed 18 February 2012

We spent only one night in Kurunegala. Viveka hotel is very well located, by the lake, with a nice view. The hotel is an old villa that should have been very charming a long time ago. But we can't recommend it today : - Our room was clean but dark and the bed was very tired (in fact broken) -...

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Daya M, Owner at Hotel Viveka, responded to this review

As owners of Hotel Viveka, we take seriously all comments made by our valued customer, whether it is praise or blame.. Criticism helps us to improve on our shortcomings and strive to reach excellence, which we have done. While thanking the couple who stayed with us in Jan 2012 for their comments and apologizing for any shortcomings, we wish to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Parking
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“Five rooms. Some have fans (3000 rupee), some have AC (4000 rupee).”
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