We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Lake View Tourist Guest House

View Deal
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Lock in the lowest price from our partners
View Deal
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Management photos
Lake View Tourist Guest House
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

85 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
There are newer reviews for Lake View Tourist Guest House
See the most recent reviews
Showing 51: English reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2015

We spent two nights in the cheapest room of the guesthouse (1500 rs). It was noisy ( barking dogs and wedding celebration at the resort nearby) and it could be cleaner. But people were really nice and welcoming. Location was good and it's possible to rent bikes for a cheap price.

Thank arthur-aurelie h
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Reviewed 5 February 2015 via mobile

Rooms are very basic. A lot of mosquitos,so make sure to bring repelent! Over the bed you have a mosquito net,so thats a plus. Food was ok. You can rent bicycles there. The sight are close enough,so no need for a taxi or tuk tuk. The staff is nice and helpful!

Thank Ajda H
Reviewed 15 December 2014

About 10mins walk from old bus station. Cheapest room is basic with share bathroom, but too small and not so clean. The owner is friendly, you can rent bicycle for 250rp at here too. Free wifi is an advantage but you need to go closer to the house.

1Thank Joeeu
liptovský mikuláš
Reviewed 1 December 2014

We stayed in Lake View for 2 days. I would really recommend this guest house for budget travellers. The room was clean, no mosquitos and the bed was very comfortable. As I said, it is for those who have budget, don' t expect too much. The staff is very friendly, mostly two guys working in the kitchen..I had to laugh...

Thank mraznicka
Shanghai, China
Reviewed 7 November 2014

We spend one night in this guesthouse,it has run for already 20 years, the owner is a nice old man,always with smile.The room is very clean,but a little old,the hot water is small .the guesthouse is full of flowers so the garden is very beautiful.but there are so many mosquitos.Wifi is week,difficult to click,use in lobby only.

1Thank Mexes330
Reviewed 14 September 2014

Even arriving late a night we could find a cleaning nice room. Very nice people, good food, good bikes to walk around the city. Breakfast wasn't included on the price, but one breakfast is suficiente for two persons

2Thank Ajiita
Reviewed 7 September 2014 via mobile

The room we got, was a bit dark and the promised WiFi didn't work well. But owner and staff are very helpful and offer good bikes for hire at a fair price. Since its a long distance to the main sights you need them.

Thank soko-srilanka14
Reviewed 22 August 2014 via mobile

The Lake View is a nice place to stay during your trip in Anuradhapura. The staff was always very helpful and gave us lot of information about the city and the different ways for going further. The room was clean and big enough. We only tried two soups, they weren't very good. But it is definately a nice place to...

1Thank IngoMoser
Giussano, Italy
Reviewed 8 August 2014 via mobile

Cheap accomodation (also with a/c), nice and very clean room, bike rental for 250 rupies a day, care to details, lovely staff and place.....what do you want more from a guesthouse?!only ,rice and curry wasn t the best we've ever tried in sri lanka.

1Thank mICHELA v
Chiang Mai
Reviewed 24 June 2014

This well run and well established guest house is a 200 rupee tuk tuk ride from the station. It is reasonably close to the Ancient City, although you will need a bicycle etc to get aro. The rooms are large, mosquito nets and air con. Hot water is fine.the bathroom itself was a bit dated. There are pleasant gardens to...

1Thank PeterAUCNX

12 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (2)
Other (2)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All Management Photos (10)
Room/Suite (5)
Bathroom (2)
Hotel & Grounds (2)
Other (1)
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Anuradhapura hotels
0.9 km away
Lievi's Tourist Accomodation
Lievi's Tourist Accomodation
#5 of 125 in Anuradhapura
209 reviews
1.7 km away
Travel Lodge Lake View Tourist Resort
2.2 km away
Villu Villa
Villu Villa
#13 of 125 in Anuradhapura
128 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.3 km away
Melbourne Tourist Rest
Melbourne Tourist Rest
#6 of 125 in Anuradhapura
114 reviews
1.0 km away
Milano Tourist Rest
Milano Tourist Rest
#4 of 125 in Anuradhapura
440 reviews
0.0 km away
Montana Rest
Montana Rest
#3 of 125 in Anuradhapura
164 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Lake View Tourist Guest House

Address: 4C 4 Lake Road | Harischandra Mawatha, Anuradhapura 50000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > North Central Province > Anuradhapura
Price Range: €12 - €15 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com so you can book your Lake View Tourist Guest House reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Lake View Tourist Guest House staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“If you want hot water in the room make sure to get a 'deluxe/superior/whatever' room.”
pearlkp, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Bovenste kamers hebben uitzicht op meer, tussen bomen door”
Talloze, 13 Apr 2015 | Read review
“try to bargain the rooms upstairs”
arthuraurelieh, 15 Feb 2015 | Read review
“We stayed on the first floor to the front of the building. Walls were very thin.”
578claireh, 18 Jan 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in the upstairs bedrooms which give you a little more air on the hot days”
PeterK711, 28 Dec 2012 | Read review
5 of 5
US$15* /night
View Deal
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates