Welcome to
Lake View Rest

Lake View Rest offers more than just a room, food and relaxation! The Hotel began in 1979 with only 03 rooms by former Dep. Mayor of Kandy Mr. Chandra Mahaulpotha and his wife. Lake View Rest Kandy the first tourist guest house in this area of Kandy. The guests who patronize Lake View Rest have always enjoyed the family-friendly atmosphere, homely ambiance, personalized services and the traditional Sri Lankan Cuisine.

Lake View Rest Kandy is set in the heart of Kandy only 500 meters from Sri Dalada Maligawa & Kandy Museum. Lake View Rest is a family managed hotel which is a peaceful getaway which features well-appointed rooms with bathrooms and air conditioning.

Staff at the tour desk can arrange for sightseeing trips and provide travel tips. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Sri Lankan-style meals and popular Western delights will be served at the restaurant. We also arrange Airport pick-ups and Airport drops for direct bookings.

Hotel Services


Feast on authentic local Sri Lanka and Asian cuisine. We offer a delicious fusion of Sri Lankan, Indian, Chinese and Western Dishes to suit your taste buds whilst lodge at our hotel.

Swimming Pool

Swim in the pool, catch a few rays, then lay back on a shaded lounger and let your troubles drift away while soaking in the lush, invigorating jungle greenery that surrounds the entire pool area.

Cable T.V

All Deluxe rooms and Apartment rooms come with HD quality Cable T.V with International and Local Channels. Each room is also outfitted with brand new L.E.D televisions.

Free Wi-Fi

Lake View Rest features a Broadband WiFi connection throughout the entire Hotel and is available in all rooms. Wireless connectivity is available in the public areas on the ground floor and the lobby.

Car Park

We offer free car parking to all our in-house guests and their hired transport vehicles. The vehicle keys need to be kept at the reception in the event you leave the vehicle at the hotel.

Chauffeur Accomodation

Chauffeur accommodation is provided to all guests who book our rooms and arrive by a hired vehicle driven by a Chauffeur Guide. Chauffeur guides get to enjoy the same meals as the clients in the main restaurant.



Economy Double Room

All economy double rooms are furnished modernly and tastefully, equipped with free Wi-Fi, ceiling fan, dressing table and sitting area. Private bathroom provides a shower with hot / cold water. Ideal if your on a budget.

Standard Double Room

Our standard double rooms are meant for couples, these rooms have just one queen- or king-sized bed. Our double standard rooms are bigger with a larger bed. The soft neutral tones will give you a relaxed feeling.

Deluxe Double Room

The Deluxe Double Rooms are fabulously designed and offer you a spacious and modern resort experience like no other. These rooms are ideal if you need more space and an upgrade from the standard rooms.

Apartment Room

The Apartment rooms are a luxurious addition to the hotel. These rooms are spacious and light with a large living area and separate bedroom. We recommend these rooms for guests traveling with their families and need privacy.

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Guest Testimonials



I found this place when my usual place was over booked. A very nice and quiet place with a friendly atmosphere. There is a very nice view of the Kandy from the balcony. They served a very nice breakfast. It is a couple who is running this place. The room was very nice with air conditioning.

Weroon Matadien


This beautiful hotel in beautifull Kandy, had such charm! We landed in Kandy 2 times un planned. Both times we could find a room here. Such friendly owner, she took care of us witch such love. I loved this place. Clean comfi room. With beautiful swimming pool. And the view from the hotel. waw. Hope to visit in future
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