We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

South Lake Resort

Save
Traveller (184)
Room & Suite (58)
Storyboard
Ratings and reviews
Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
View all reviews
What's included
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
3 Star Hotel
A resort located on the Koggala Lake with own beach, access across the road and within 2 minutes walk from the main lobby of the resorts , the resort consist of 12 chalets each chalet has two rooms with balcony. the 24 rooms are fitted with en suite bathroom, hair dryer, bathroom...
Offers from South Lake Resort
Special Price: Stay & Save
View all hotel information
Location and contact
Kathaluwa | Loacted on the Maduwa lake, Koggala and Kathaluwa train stations are within walking distance, Ahangama 82104, Sri Lanka
Hotel website
0.3 miles to Koggala Airport
View nearby attractions and restaurants
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Rooms
29 Jul30 Jul
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 7 partner sites to see rooms from US$78.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Ahangama hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "df94155b91bc4a3e9bc56e064de3222b", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":9466971,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[81366304],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":29,"month":7,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":30,"month":7,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":78,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"df94155b91bc4a3e9bc56e064de3222b","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":101,"lowestMetaPrice":78,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":101,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":101,"lowestMetaPrice":78,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":101,"hotelName":"South Lake Resort","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":true,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImRmOTQxNTViOTFiYzRhM2U5YmM1NmUwNjRkZTMyMjJiIiwiQUlLIjoiZDJlMDMyZWExYzM2NDZlMGI0YTAwMTYxNTAzYzAzMTgifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "29/07/2018", "checkOut": "30/07/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$78", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"81366304":"AgodaIB"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"}},"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{}},"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"}},"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (82)
Filter reviews
72 results
Traveller rating
47
16
5
0
4
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
47
16
5
0
4
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsboat ridemartin wickramasingheextra activitiesf b manageramazing memoriesartificial pondtrain line runshotel swimming poolthe hotel is conveniently locatedall mod consdining room aresunset beacheasy accessreception desksuperb staymain buildingexcellent location
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 72 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

22 friends getting together for our 30 year high school reunion. Amazing accommodation, warm hospitality and perfect location. Thank you for making our stay so special and memorable. The staff set up a lovely beach bbq, FIFA finals watching and late night service.More

Thank A N
Response from Vcvillasandresorts, General Manager at South Lake ResortResponded 4 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for having taken time to give us a review on trip advisory, it was great fun to have you here and we thank you all for having selected and stayed at South Lake Resort to celebrate your camaraderie with all your...More

Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Its peaceful place.. one can enjoy with family as well as nice place for couple also.. this property having many rooms on artificial Pond. one can seat in front of pond for peace. having good swimming pool. for food restaurant is near to pool and...More

1  Thank ViralKParikh
Response from Michel S, General Manager at South Lake ResortResponded 29 January 2018

Dear Viral, Thank you for the time taken to give us a review on tripadvisor, we highly appreciate our customer feedback . We note you enjoyed the peaceful setting of our hotel and its facility. Sunset beach we recently opened as part of the hotel...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pro: 1. Helpful & Friendly Staff 2. Location. Near the beach (not ON the beach) Cons: 1. Dinner Set menu was let down. (it was included in our booking) 2. Far from restaurants, markets etc. nothing much to do except a stroll on the beach....More

Thank Vinay V
Response from Vcvillasandresorts, General Manager at South Lake ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Vinay, Thank you for your review of our hotel, we are glad to note that you have rated us a good , and have taken also note of your comments about the set menu hence i am not sure as to what you mend...More

Reviewed 8 May 2018

We stayed there in Feb 18 it was very pleasant stay, staff is co operative, location is very beautiful near lake, Good experience, Go for it, Its luxury Resort in mid range price. Relaxing and nice location.

Thank Sameer P
Response from Michel S, General Manager at South Lake ResortResponded 26 May 2018

Dear Sameer, Thank you for the time taken to give us a review. We hope to see and welcome you once again in the near future.

Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

The property is a small comfortable one with very nice and helpful staff. Food was excellent and they were nice enough to customize food for my kids. Surroundings are very peaceful and boat rides start ftom right next to the property. Sea is across the...More

Thank Ramesh C
Response from Michel S, General Manager at South Lake ResortResponded 26 May 2018

Dear Ramesh Thank you for the time taken to give us a review. We hope to see and welcome you once again in the near future.

View more reviews
About
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Spa
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Wheelchair access
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport Transportation
Meeting Rooms
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Details
Price range
US$80 - US$138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Details
Price range
US$80 - US$138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (184)
Room & Suite (58)
Dining (34)
Pool & Beach (32)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (10)
Family and Play Areas (4)
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Dinuka D
30 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Vcvillasandresorts | Property representative |
Western, Sri Lanka and Asian specialties are available through out the day. Buffet is served when there is a higher occupancy. Sri Lankan and Western Breakfast is served daily from 7 am to 10:30, room service is available... More
0
Votes
Kush P
27 January 2017|
Answer
Response from Saptha | Reviewed this property |
South lake do have both buffet and Ala carte for dinner, buffet might not be available if they have a very low occupancy , both local and western food is available on the menu, I guess the pricing is reasonable, for two... More
0
Votes
Room Tips
"If you don't like train sound, get 110 or 210 which are not right next to Railway. and also closer to..."
Read review
"Pool side room will be added benefit. if you want peace can select room on artificial ponds"
Read review
"Rooms adjacent to swimming pools are better in terms of view, proximity and quietness."
Read review
"Go for the Pool View chalet!"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing