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Kalla Bongo Lake Resort

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Dorset, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'd been on a gruelling cycle trip in India and decided to visit Sri Lanka afterwards for some relaxation. This was my fifth visit to Sri Lanka and I'd previously always stayed beachside. On the recommendation of my son, who stayed at Kalla Bongo last year, I booked for 6 nights. What a good decision. This place was just lovely....

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very peaceful and quiet place with rooms overlooking the pool and a beautiful lagoon, the hotel is far from the hustle however very accessible and easy tuk tuk ride can take you to the beach melvin and the team were so friendly and helpful.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We booked this hotel on a reccomend from a friend and we were delighted! It was our last few days in wonderful Sri Lanka and having had a very busy packed itenary taking us all over the country we wanted a place to relax before our flight home.Kalla bongo was all of this and more. The lagoon room was spacious...

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Thank Ali S
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful lakeside location 2km from hikkaduwa centre (200rs for tuk tuk). We were there in low season (high season november-April) so town was a bit quiet and sea wasn't good for swimming. Hotel itself was fantastic, we were only guests and naturally the service was impeccable (more staff than guests) got upgraded to lakeside rooms as well which was a...

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We have spent our first 5 nights here and are very sorry to be leaving. It's a beautiful setting overlooking the lake and all of the. Staff are wonderfully friendly and helpful. Nothing was too much trouble for them, They arranged a transfer from Colombo airport for us, which made our arrival very stress free, To reach the beach at...

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Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Kalla Bongo offers great rooms with superb view on the lake and/or swimming pool. Due to its limited number of rooms, it remains very cosy. Staff is very friendly and the restaurant offers a good choice of Sri Lankan dishes and Belgian cuisine. It is an ideal place to relax. Would highly recommend it if you visit Sri Lanka

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Ideal place for a relaxing holiday!!! The beautiful view over the lake is truly amazing. We have just visited for one night but if it will be marvelous if you can accommodate couple of days. Just two hours drive let you hide in nature. Hikkaduwa is more famous for beaches but this totally different experience near a lake. Good food...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 8 May 2016

It is something special with this place. The tranquility, the birds, the beautiful view over the lake... I definitely recommend Kalla Bongo to anyone who likes nature. The service is very good and the staff are attentive. AND a chef that can cook! The best food I have eaten in Sri Lanka. What more can one ask for. Wifi? Yes...

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 2 May 2016

It was an amazing stay at Kalla Bongo. we found it very clean, good food, friendly staff and Wonder full view. I'll definitely visit again for couple of nights. Ideal place to be for relaxing holiday.

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Dubai
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed here as a part of a bigger trip and having not been so impressed with previous accommodation we didn't know what to expect. We were pleasantly surprised! The location was lovely and the lake sunsets from the balcony of the restaurant were beautiful. The accommodation although not the most luxurious, was clean and comfortable. The restaurant food was...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Kalla Bongo Lake Resort Restaurant
Kalla Bongo Lake Resort Restaurant
Cuisines: Sri Lankan, International, Asian, European
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kalla Bongo Lake Resort has 15 rooms: 10 pool rooms, adjacent to the pool with a fresh appearance and 5 lagoon rooms, adjacent to the lagoon with a classic interior and bath tub.Other hotel facilities are lobby, à la carte restaurant, bar, swimming pool, canoes, games for children.The magnificent view over the lagoon, the utmost calm, peaceful and natural environment give the hotel a unique character and allow the guests to recover from their busy life.Good quality is a key element for the hotel and cleanliness, freshness, familiar and personal service are the defining themes.The hotel is located at Hikkaduwa Ganga, a large lagoon which is connected to the sea. The location is about 2,5 kilometres from the centre of Hikkaduwa, only 10 minutes by car or three-wheeler. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kalla Bongo Lake Resort

Address: 22/8 K, Field View | Baddegama Road, Nalagasdeniya, Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Hikkaduwa
Price Range: RM295 - RM490 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kalla Bongo Lake Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Kalla Bongo Lake Hotel Hikkaduwa
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Hikkaduwa
#3 Family Hotel in Hikkaduwa
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“The lagoon room outlook is lovely but the outlook from the main hotel will still begood, just further away from the water's edge.”
 of 5 bubbles Gypsy008, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Upper floor rooms have a nice view.”
 of 5 bubbles erangikaj, 3 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Pool view gives you both pool view and Lake view”
 of 5 bubbles SudarsK, 1 May 2016 | Read review
“Go for the deluxe room, they're totally worth the extra buck”
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 of 5 bubbles Dirk_VDA, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Lagoon rooms had the best view of the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles anju_arjun, 13 Apr 2016 | Read review
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