The village is an extension or representation of its idyllic natural surroundings, set within an acre of gardens which blend seamlessly into their natural surroundings, amidst tall trees and tropical foliage and a vast, serene lake that brings nature right to the hotel's doorstep. It is a treat for those wanting to experience Sri Lanka's unhurried and wholesome rural village lifestyle, its rich cultural heritage and tropical wilderness, all with the added comforts of luxurious living, good food and courteous service. The hotel offers 94 guest rooms in total and on-site amenities include a lobby, currency exchange facilities, a cafe, bar and restaurant, conference facilities, and room and laundry services.
The layout of the hotel is similar to the ancient cities of the Cultural Triangle where individual dwellings and central public areas are set in rural surroundings and connected by meandering pathways. The 112 luxurious two-storey chalets with verandas and balconies complete a feeling of comfort and relaxation. The hotel provides a lobby area, bar, games room, restaurant and conference facilities.
This resort is built on the exact spot where former royalty enjoyed they pleasant garden in complete tranquillity. Guests will relish the sensation of a soothing combination of water and flora and fauna which still greets visitors. Renovated in 2010, this property comprises a total of 23 rooms, including 1 suite. Facilities on offer to guests include a lobby area with a 24-hour reception and check-out service, a hotel safe, a currency exchange facility and a cloakroom. There is a games room, bar and restaurant and guests have conference facilities and Internet access at their disposal (the latter for an additional fee). They can also take advantage of the room and laundry services and there is parking on offer for those arriving by car. It is also possible to hire bicycles on the premises.
The Lake Hotel is located overlooking the picturesque Parakrama Samudraya in Polonnaruwa (45 km/50 min drive from Habarana), easy access to the famous Wasgamuwa Wild Life Park and Tivanka Image House. Room facilities consist of in-room safe, mini bar, tea and coffee making facilities, flat screen TV with satellite channels and en-suite bathroom with bath amenities. With a choice of either buffet or al la carte menu, the on-site restaurant serves Sri Lankan and Western cuisine while a range of beverages are available at the bar. There is an outdoor swimming pool situated in the extensive garden of the hotel where guests can enjoy swimming or laze around all day on the sun beds. Other services and facilities include a 24 hour front desk, foreign currency exchange, doctor on call and free car parking. Wireless internet connection is available in the lobby area. The Lake Hotel is 212 km journey from Katunayake International Airport.