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Ekho Safari Hotel

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Pool absolutely disgusting! full of leaves and flies. appreciate near lake but we had previously stayed at the amaara in the middle of the jungle in sigiriya and they managed to keep their pool tidy,. asked various numbers of staff to clean it and was completely ignored. didn't see it cleaned whatsoever. luckily the first day, we arrived at 12...

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gemunu k, Manager at Ekho Safari Hotel, responded to this review

We thank for your review & noted down the contents & will take immediate action to rectyfy the short comings.

Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

We all really liked the place with the beautiful lake view. The rooms were very tidy and clean.... looking forward to go back soon. The staff was friendly and special thanks goes to Anupa who was very supportive tro out our stay. Thanks Ekho safari team.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Their staff always with smile and attentive. They are well trained and groomed to give best service. Their management didn't forget to give the personal attention which made you to feel Royal. For us they arranged a amazing romantic dinner by the lake with great view of Tissa Sthupa and lake. We felt special. We were planing for donation for...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was our base for two nights due to its proximity to Yala and Bundala National Parks. Our room was very spacious and gave us fantastic views over the Tissa Lake which offers great views of many species of birds. Look out at dusk for the many fruit bats flying across the lake to roost in the trees around...

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Sunny Cheshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an Oasis, we had not planned to stay at this hotel but Akorn tours advised us that they had upgraded our hotel to this ( I believe it was an upgrade from the Chandrika??) The hotel is very nicely positioned over the lake and our bedroom had a fabulous view. The bedroom and bathroom were very well appointed and...

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say about the Ekho Safari Hotel? The hotel is beautifully situated with the pool, restaurant and all guest rooms afforded views across Tissa Lake! The location puts both Yala and Bundala National Parks within easy reach (30 mins) for the early morning or late afternoon safari's to seek out the elephants and leopards. The rooms themselves are...

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gemunu k, Manager at Ekho Safari Hotel, responded to this review

We are glad to know that you were thrilled with the services provided by our team. Specially the Jam sandwiches without crust is a special dish prepared only for you by the Executive Chef. looking forward to your next visit . With Best regards

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very comfortable hotel lakeside with a pool and extensive gardens. The hotel had only recently changed hands and the new owners were very attentive to the tour groups needs. Very few people there for meals and we ate on the verandah in a very pleasant area. The only problem was that our tour guide/driver was not treated well with...

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gemunu k, Manager at Ekho Safari Hotel, responded to this review

We thank for your review & glad to note that you enjoyed the stay at EKHO safari. How ever we are confused about your driver not being allowed to use a bucket to clean the van. We provide facilities to wash vehicles such as water,bucket etc. Any way we are sorry for the inconvenience caused to your driver & will...

Brixham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This really was a lucky break as our tour group had originally been booked at another hotel which had been changed last minute due to bad reviews. I loved this place from the minute I set foot in it, it has a relaxed , calm feel to it, as you walk in you see a beautiful turquoise infinity pool with...

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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

This is a haven , the staff are the best I've ever experienced and we travel a lot , the whole hotel is like a sanctuary resort , the rooms are a good size if anything a slightly dated bathroom - but who travels and rates a hotel on the bathroom tiles ?! The seating areas / bar etc looking...

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gemunu k, Manager at Ekho Safari Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, We are happy to know that you really liked EKHO safari & thank for your review. looking forward to your next visit. Best regards

bangalore
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Beautiful property. Great staff polite and friendly. Food was quite good. Not exceptional. The hotel is on a lake and the sunrise and sunset is spectacular. Nicely located for a safari in the Yala national park.

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located over looking the ancient "Tissa Wawa" (Lake) which gives a splendid view from your room.Situated in very close proximity to Yala National Park and Bundala National Park.Air conditioned restaurant which serves both set menus and a la carte and are very reasonably priced. A well stocked bar is available to quench your thirst after the safari.All rooms are air conditioned and with attached bath with hot and cold water,mini bar, individual safety lockers,free tea/coffee making facilities, WiFi and satelite TV.Ample safe parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ekho Safari Hotel

Address: Kataragama Road, Tissamaharama 82600, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Tissamaharama
Price Range: ₹ 5,700 - ₹ 9,716 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ekho Safari Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 50
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The Safari - Tissa Hotel Tissamaharama
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“Top floor over looking lake towards pool having a great view. Rooms on left side quite rooms.”
592chathuraw, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Choose rooms facing the lake”
onthemoveBangalore, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Nice view overlooking the pool and Lake Tissa”
G4775QRpaulw, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for room overlooking the pool and lake”
Trogons, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Go for deluxe with a lake view”
francescarolfranklin, 31 Dec 2016 | Read review
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