Taru Villas - Lake Lodge

Address: 20 Alvis Terrace, Colombo, 03000, Sri Lanka | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on 20 Alvis Terrace, Colombo, is near Temple of the Tooth (Sri Dalada Maligawa), Mount Lavinia, Colombo National Museum, and Dehiwala Zoo.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsTaru Villas - Lake Lodge Colombo

    Reviewed by candcthai

    Stylish but terrible service

    Reviewed Mar 21, 2011
    by (4 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    The rooms are very clean if somewhat bare. Concrete beds, polished concrete walls and floors. No hot water for our 3 days stay there and the staff and management could not give a toss for the guests. Such a shame because it could be a nice place

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Taru Villas - Lake Lodge Colombo

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding
     

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