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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Its a beautiful place with lovely, massively spacious rooms which are very clean,cozy and comfortable. Its a small boutique hotel which offer all the luxurious amenities in a homely cozy setting. The garden and surroundings are totally oriented with nature and some wildlife. The place opens its lobby to a beautiful pool and parades into the Maadhu rivers splendours. A...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clam Quite hoel overlooking the lovely Madu Gaga.. We had a perfect weekend with the relaxing views and atmosphere.. Highly recommend this hotel for Honeymooners and people who are looking for a peaceful holiday.. Only downside is the service.. Rude service in the restaurant.. Rooms are clean and spacious.. parking in the premises.. We enjoyed waling to closely Maa doowa,...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2017

o, I booked this hotel in advance as I've seen they have a lake and you can organize romantic dinner over there and I booked it especially for this one as I wanted to propose my girlfriend. We spoke in advance regarding this they confirm to me that for an extra charge of 100$ they can prepare the romantic dinner...

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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at Roman Lake for the first eight nights of our honeymoon and had an incredible time. The property lies on the bank of a vast lake (they call it a river) with countless islands. The beach (Balapitiya) is a 20 minute walk or 5 minute tuktuk away. From here you are well situated for day-trips...

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Oslo
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Being a Scandinavian owner of a travel agency, means that we are experienced travelers. Traveling for the first time to Sri Lanka with my wife and our three year old son we had three days at The Roman Lake. The hotel with only eight rooms offer a privacy and hospital atmosphere that are special. The resort are hidden away and...

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2Thank PerMortenOslo
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Such a shame as the property is beautiful. My friend emailed the hotel to organize a special night to propose to his girlfriend, all was confirmed by the hotel. Once we got there the front desk said they couldn't arrange it, they could only organize some candles on the table for $50.00 such a rip off. As the hotel as...

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Raumati Beach, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Wow if you need to push the reset button then this is just the place to do it! I booked my stay through bookings.com and took the fullboard and ayurvedic package! I would highly recommend this option! No thinking required. After a consult with resident Ayurvedic Dr Achala my menu was all planned for me taking into account my dosha...

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 3 February 2017

This is one place that I would recommend very highly. The hotel it self has about 10 rooms, which means it has less crowd and with the location, the setting is very peaceful for you to enjoy a good break. The rooms are spacious (try and get the upstairs rooms with the outdoor Jacuzzis. The staff are very friendly and...

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1Thank Eranda W
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Me and my wife were looking for a hotel near by Madu river and randomly picked this hotel for a full board stay. We reached there within 1.5 to 2 hours of journey from Colombo. We were truly amazed as we entered to the lobby. It opens to the 4 feet deep infinity pool followed by lengthy view of Madu...

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Reviewed 1 January 2017

This is the best hotel which i visited in Sri Lanka with natural beauty and superb quality. When i entered to this hotel they welcome so impressive.the staff so so nice and helpful. this staff is best treasure for the management.food was damn tasty and quality. the pool was clean .waiter Dilan and kamal was so excellent. rooms are mo...

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  • Pool
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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
ROMAN LAKE - Balapitiya. The luxury, the comforts and the elegance this place offers is nothing short of a premium boutique hotel by any standards and sets it way above the rest. Very elegantly designed by a famous architect to capture the essence of the location by cleverly blending into the environment with all the luxuries that one could think of and yet again tastefully aging this brand-new hotel to have a ’ look & feel’ of the passing of time. In essence this place is a ‘shabby-chic’ wonder! Set in a picturesque location over-looking the waters of Maduganga estuary which is famous for its mangroves and many endemic flora & fauna, is probably the best place for you to have a tranquil deep relaxing holiday of your life. This place is ideal for you to spend your special moments such as your Honeymoon or Anniversary or to simply get away from the stresses of city life & rejuvenate in the lap of luxury. Having a candle lit dinner on the floating platoon with millions of stars to illuminate the night sky or at dusk to simply immerse yourself in the open air Jacuzzi almost touching the tree tops of the engulfing rain forests and to stare at the waters or the distant flickering lights coming off the many crab traps laid by the fisherman, is simply a magical experience and the memories you would no-doubt will savor through your entire life time. The closest town Balapitiya ( 1 km) is a small fishing hamlet nestled between the famous Bantota and Hikkaduwa on the southern coast of Sri Lanka is famous for its world renowned Ceylon cinnamon and fishing. ROMAN LAKE would be an ideal base for you to explore Bentota, Hikkaduwa and Galle the better known tourist destinations in Sri Lanka which is just half hour's drive away. This Boutique Hotel offers 8 (5 Emperor + 3 Caesar) very spacious elegantly furnished rooms each with equally large Bath rooms some open to the sky line. Each room offers a large sit out/ balcony facing the lake, flat screen TV, IPod doc with speakers, vast selection In- House movies and Song Data Base and free Internet. The 5 Emperor rooms all located in the first floor each has a private open air Jacuzzi bath over-looking the lake as an additional feature. And the 3 Caesar rooms are on the Ground Floor with a large private sit-out. At the Roman Chain we take food very seriously. Keeping in line with the opulence and indulgence that was once famous during the period of Roman Empire we offer a large variety of cuisine with authentic flavors. Our chef takes pride not only satisfying your taste buds, for him presentation is a passion and a work of art. Hence we have no doubt that your memories of Roman Lake would be mostly coupled with the food experience that you will encounter. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Roman Lake Hotel

Address: Godagedara, Pathegama Road, Balapitiya 80550, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Balapitiya
Price Range: ₹ 5,575 - ₹ 9,140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Roman Lake Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“choose upper floor rooms.. they are only 1000lkr more.. comes with a jacuzzi bath..”
dileepam2014, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Second floor!”
PerMortenOslo, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Have dinner and breakfast the table on the pier - try to book this in advance. This is a great experience.”
erandaw2013, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Great views of the garden/infinity pool that lead out to the lake.”
chanunc, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“first floor rooms are excellent”
, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
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