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Winchester
Reviewed 21 April 2012

We stayed here for just one night while visiting nearby the Uda Walawe national park. Good things were the lakeside view, the food, with lots of choice, and the service which was fine. Room was a bit shabby, with very noisy air conditioning, which led to a sleepless night alternating between leaving it on and putting up with the heat.

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Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 2012

This is a hard review to write as, on the one hand, the rooms we had varied from the just about adequate to the absolutely terrible but, on the other hand, I can’t praise highly enough some of the staff, in particular, our room boy. We were a party of 8, with 4 rooms – apparently we were upgraded to...

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Edinburgh
Reviewed 29 March 2012

The main reason for staying here is that it's convenient for the Uda Walawe National Park, which is well worth a visit. It's not handy for anything else and too far from the town to walk there. However, the view of the lake is lovely. The 'de-luxe' room was ok and the staff were friendly and helpful. The buffet breakfast...

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UK
Reviewed 13 March 2012

We were cautioned by our travel agent that this hotel might not be up to standard. As a result we approached it with a degree of trepidation but these concerns proved to be misplaced. We had a good quality large room with air conditioning that worked. It was classed as a 'Chalet' so it may be that there are other...

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Staffordshire
Reviewed 8 March 2012

Nice hotel with a pleasant location by a lake. The public areas and restaurant are fine, as was the food. The rooms are shabby and could do with a good clean and let the hotel down, but there is a lovely balcony overlooking the lake

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 March 2012

Rather faded glory but adequate as a place to stay. Handy for Uda Walawe national park where the elephants are just amazing. The buffet dinner was much as usual for Sri Lankan hotels and the tour parties added less than nothing to the ambience! We were amused at a late breakfast following an early morning safari to find that the...

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Limpsfield
Reviewed 2 March 2012

Not the best hotel we have stayed in but as an overnight stop it was acceptable. We were given a villa in the grounds which was large but very dark and smelt of damp. No views to the lake because of the dense tree cover. The air con worked well and the room was clean but looked very tired. The...

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East Bay, near San Francisco
Reviewed 28 February 2012

My husband and I stayed at the Centauria for 1 night as part of our prepaid tour to Sri Lanka. This is a very basic hotel, badly in need of upgrades in both the rooms and the public spaces. Our room (#72) was large with decently comfortable beds. I'd rate it as "OK" for a 1 night stay. Our main...

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Fairfax, Virginia
Reviewed 21 January 2012

I had one of the bungalows and it was very comfortable, almost like an apartment. The disco at the pool was loud for awhile (German tourists love to party) but it shut down eventually. I needed some sunglasses and haggled with the gift shop clerk $40 down to $15. Dinner was buffet style and you needed to eat fast before...

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Thank LydiaLewis
Yorkshire
Reviewed 31 December 2011

I feel previous reviews have been rather harsh on this hotel. It is not as luxurious as some, but is perfectly adequate and clean, with good service and good food at a reasonable prices- the 4 course set menu is recommended. Our room was very nice and had a lovely view of the lake. Some top hotels in Sri Lanka...

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Additional Information about Centauria Lake Resort

Address: | New Town, Embilipitiya, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Sabaragamuwa Province > Embilipitiya
Price Range: ₹ 7,796 - ₹ 13,778 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 51
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