Your launchpad to a land of Kingdoms past, EKHO Lake House was built in 1870 as a circuit bungalow for British Government Agents, the Old Polonnaruwa Rest House and once the Queen of England’s holiday destination in the 1960’s.
Today, The Lake House provides a peaceful getaway featuring elegantly furnished rooms and modern facilities in the heart of Polonnaruwa, in North Central Sri Lanka, the medieval capital of the country. Caressed by the waters of one of the greatest man-made lakes, you cannot find a more serene and picturesque place to immerse yourself in rich history and serene surroundings.
Stay engulfed in royalty, with luxurious accommodation complete with modern comforts and amenities. Rooms blend seamlessly with their lush surrounds and provide breathtaking views of the tranquil lake and wildlife habitat that surrounds it.
Choose from nine Superior Rooms, four Deluxe Rooms and the tastefully dressed Royal’s Suite that offers you the rich experience of staying at the original honeymoon suite of the Queen of England in 1954.
All rooms are air-conditioned with fourposter queen size beds, en suite bathrooms, complimentary Wi-Fi, flatscreen television and minibar. Elegantly furnished in fern green and royal ochre, the Royal Suite still holds majestic presence with the same stately antique furniture and the Queen’s autographed photograph hangs keeping you in her gentle imperial company. The Royal Suite additionally boasts an outdoor jacuzzi, private terrace and private dining facilities along with a personalised butler service for royal treatment.
Dining at EKHO Lake is a locally-inspired journey. The resident chef de cuisine at the property is ever ready to excite your taste buds with local flavours. A team of food and beverage specialists have taken care to plan for menus offering simplicity, creative infusions and universal flavours.
The all day dining restaurant, with uninterrupted panoramic views of the lake, is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and offers a variety of pan Asian to continental flavours.
Sri Lanka is a nation rich in culture and history. EKHO Lake House lies at the centre of two of the nation’s historic capital cities, Polonnaruwa and Anuradhapura. Step out of your hotel room and explore the awe-inspiring architecture of ancient Sri Lanka at your doorstep.