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8.8

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Location rating score

Excellent location
Parking
FREE
Nearby landmarks
Medical Center Dr. S.D. Lakshika Sewwandi 370 m
Tissamaharama Raja Maha Vihara 820 m
Tissa Lake 840 m
Tissa Dagoba 840 m
Tissa town 850 m
Tissa Wewa 1.1 km
Madanayake 1.2 km
Tissamaharama Bus Station 1.3 km
Yatala Wehera 1.7 km
Bird view point 1.7 km
Ekho Safari Tissa

"The rooms were big with nice balconies overlooking the lake and pool."

Kristine - 26 December 2019
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Ekho Safari Tissa

Tissamaharama, Yala Tissamaharama, Yala, Sri Lanka - See map
Hygiene Plus
Wellness
This property has self-selected and self-certified the following hygiene measures.Learn more
Safety Features
Staff trained in safety protocol
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Preventative Equipment
Hand sanitizer
Free face masks
Sterilizing equipment
Health and Medical
First aid kit
Doctor/nurse on call
  • Airport transfer

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

  • Currency exchange

  • Hot tub

  • Sauna

Cheaper than 97% of all properties in Yala in the last 24 hoursCompared to 467 Yala properties at Agoda for various dates
Value for money8.0
Location rating8.8
Nearest airportWeerawila Airport (WRZ)
Distance to airport7.2 km

Rooms available at Ekho Safari Tissa

Excellent
Room comfort & quality
8.4
Deluxe Suite
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  • Room size: 40 m²/431 ft²
  • Lake view
  • 1 double bed
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Superior Room
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  • Room size: 33 m²/355 ft²
  • Partial lake view
  • 1 queen bed
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Deluxe Lake View
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  • Room size: 33 m²/355 ft²
  • Lake view
  • 1 queen bed
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Deluxe Double Room
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  • Room size: 33 m²/355 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 queen bed
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Suite
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  • Room size: 40 m²/431 ft²
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Duplex
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    Superior Triple Room
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      Double Standard
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        Twin/Double room - Luxury
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          Single Room - Superior
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            Frequently asked questions

            What time is check-in and check-out at Ekho Safari Tissa?

            and check-out is until 12:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. Check-in is from 02:00 PM, The resort offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

            How do I get to Ekho Safari Tissa?

            Ekho Safari Tissa is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind with the additional charge of 25000 LKR. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the resort know you want a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service. A stay at Ekho Safari Tissa also comes with easy access to the neighborhoods around the hotel through the convenient shuttle service offered at the resort. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Ekho Safari Tissa has a car park right on site for maximum convenience. Parking is free for guests. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Yala with private transportation, the resort can arrange taxi service.

            What is the smoking policy at Ekho Safari Tissa?

            Ekho Safari Tissa does permit smoking in some areas and is not 100% smoke-free.

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            What people love about Ekho Safari Tissa

            • 7.2
              Very good
              Location

              "The location was lovely with beautiful lake views."

              Nelomi

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              17 January 2020

            • 9.2
              Exceptional

              "It's an upmarket hotel, with all the mod-cons."

              Daniel

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              11 January 2020

            • 10.0
              Exceptional
              Staff 

              "The staff is very attentive and knowledgeable."

              Navesh

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              6 March 2020

            Property ranking|Compared to 467 Yala properties
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            Location score
            8.8/10
            Room comfort score
            8.4/10
            Cheapest price score
            Value for money score
            8.1/10
            Better than
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            Overall rating:
            8.1
            Excellent
            887 reviews
            Cleanliness
            8.1
            Facilities
            7.7
            Location
            8.8
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            What travelers say they love:
            It is very nice and I have always enjoyed visiting this hote...
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            More about Ekho Safari Tissa

            More about Ekho Safari Tissa

            Well-placed in the sightseeing, nature area of Yala city, Ekho Safari Tissa provides a most conducive spot for you to take a break from your busy days. From here, guests can enjoy easy access to all that the lively city has to offer. A well-kempt environment and its proximity to Tissa Lake, Tissa Dagoba, Tissa town give to this hotel a special charm.

            The facilities and services provided by Ekho Safari Tissa ensure a pleasant stay for guests. This hotel offers numerous on-site facilities to satisfy even the most discerning guest.

            In addition, all guestrooms feature a variety of comforts. Many rooms even provide television LCD/plasma screen, free welcome drink, towels, separate living room, internet access – wireless to please the most discerning guest. Besides, the hotel's host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. Superb facilities and an excellent location make the Ekho Safari Tissa the perfect base from which to enjoy your stay in Yala.

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            Most talked about facilities

            Swimming Pool
            34 mentions
            Food & Dining
            25 mentions
            Housekeeping
            19 mentions
            Breakfast
            16 mentions

            What they offer

            10.0
            Exceptional
            Cleanliness

            "Was a great place, room was clean and well equipped."

            Chari

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            10 February 2021

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            Nearest essentials

            Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
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            Food and dining

            Breakfast options

            American
            Asian
            Vegetarian
            Buffet

            Restaurants on site

            Restaurant
            Cuisine:Indian, International, Local
            Menu:Buffet, A-la-carte

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            Reviews of Ekho Safari Tissa from real guests

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            Agoda Reviews (887)Booking.com Reviews (290)
            7.7
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            10
            Very good
            Cleanliness7.5
            Facilities7.5
            Location8.5
            Room comfort and quality7.7
            Service7.9
            Value for money7.3
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            9+ Exceptional (268)
            8-9 Excellent (126)
            7-8 Very Good (177)
            6-7 Good (80)
            <6 Below Expectation (143)
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            10.0
            Exceptional
            Guillermo
            Couple

            Exceptional”

            Everything ok
            Nothing
            Reviewed April 30, 2019

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            6.3
            Good
            Cristina
            Couple

            Restaurant staff friendly, pool was...”

            I like that it was directly at the lake. The restaurant staff is very friendly.
            The pool was not clean at all, the water was green. And unfortunately the bathroom was not very clean. The window between bed and bathroom was super dirty. I expect more from a 4 star hotel.
            Reviewed June 18, 2019

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            9.6
            Exceptional
            Nimesha
            Couple

            Great stay”

            Pleasant and helpful staff, well organized. Great view from the room &amp; scenic location. Delicious food.
            Reviewed April 14, 2019

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            9.6
            Exceptional
            Christine
            Group

            Relaxing Great Staff”

            The beds were so comfortable clean linen and smelt fresh with the aircon on already when we arrived. The packed breakfast for our Safari tour was big and full of healthy yummy food that I shared with ...
            The pool requires a SHADE SAIL so the water stays fresh and cooler
            Reviewed April 05, 2019

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            10.0
            Exceptional
            Sharon
            Couple

            Exceptional”

            Room was lovely.Modern and clean. Good breakfast.
            Pool looked like it needed chlorine bomb as is green
            Reviewed February 10, 2019

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            8.8
            Excellent
            Emmanuel
            Couple

            Fabulous”

            Excellent buffet dinner and buffet breakfast My wife liked the massage at the hotel Spa
            We booked clearly a DOUBLE bed room : we got a twin beds room ! :)
            Reviewed February 04, 2019

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            5.0
            Upul
            Family with young children

            any way we have stayed...”

            About Breakfast string hoppers and milk rice not good and specially string hoppers not cooked properly and milk rice also not good rice to cook and not even coconut milk taste .i hope you can improve ...
            ground floor room nice but so many noises from upper staff works i hope cleaning people works
            Reviewed April 21, 2019

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            2.5
            Barbara
            Family with young children

            Very poor”

            Comfortable. Food was good and had variety. Nice location. Friendly staff and good service.
            Shower a little lower so that water does not splash over the stall and wet the bathroom floor.
            Reviewed February 05, 2019

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            9.6
            Exceptional
            Peter
            Couple

            Would deffinately come back here,...”

            The whole setting and staff were excellent
            The food was a total let down. Everything was cold and not replenished when low.
            Reviewed December 16, 2018

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            8.8
            Excellent
            Pablo
            Couple

            Relaxing stay in front of...”

            Location of the hotel is great, in front of the lake with amazing sunsets. The overall feel of the hotel is very resort like. The room was great, big size, great bathroom. They provide (not free) ...
            The room didn’t have a balcony even though it’s advertised as such, in reality its a glass sliding door that opens fully but allows mosquitos to go inside the room so we never opened it. The price ...
            Reviewed December 07, 2018

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            8.8
            Excellent
            David
            Solo traveler

            Extremely good for the price”

            Stunning view, feel of a 5 star hotel for a 3 star price. Spotlessly clean
            Breakfasts could have had more western options
            Reviewed November 28, 2018

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            10.0
            Exceptional
            Lakmal
            Couple

            1st experience and everything was...”

            Excellent service
            Excellent location
            Reviewed November 25, 2018

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            5.8
            Leslie
            Couple

            Worse stay at Safari Thissa”

            location only
            inexperience lady at the omlet station in the morning. I have waited more than 15 minutes and later Stuart guy brought a one. She do not know how to handle. Foods aare also not as expected quality was...
            Reviewed December 03, 2018

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            6.7
            Good
            Soufflé
            Couple

            Average”

            Nice lake view, closed to Yala National Park.
            Cleaness.
            Reviewed December 02, 2018

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            7.1
            Very good
            Radesh
            Family with young children

            Good”

            Food
            Reviewed November 26, 2018

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            9.2
            Exceptional
            Danielle
            Couple

            Decent hotel ”

            Great pool and view of Tissa lake. Clean and well kept property. Rooms were comfortable. Reception area was nice.
            Hotel staff were not able to help arrange a safari tour. Odd given safaris are very common for tourists in the area. That would have been helpful. Food at the restaurant was so salty I couldn’t eat it...
            Reviewed August 01, 2018

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            9.6
            Exceptional
            Michał from Poland
            Couple

            Exceptional”

            Clean swimmingpool, friendly staff
            - Reception is open from 7
            Reviewed July 14, 2018

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            10.0
            Exceptional
            Chamiljaya from Sri Lanka
            Group

            Nice view of Tissa”

            Nice view from the room. Excellent breakfast. Staff service is good.
            This was my second visit to this hotel, on my first visit there was a fruit basket at the room which i dint get in my second visit.
            Reviewed July 13, 2018

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            10.0
            Exceptional
            Sagar from United Arab Emirates
            Couple

            Best resort in tissa ”

            Its a heritage property from more than 100years but amazingly renovated and maintaned by the management.Rooms are facing tissa lake .Special thanks to Jayasurya(reception),Lahiru Madhusankha(Restaurant),Chaminda(HK)and a huge thaks to Hotel Manager Mr.Nilan.Warmest hospitality I have seen in Sri Lanka.
            Reviewed July 10, 2018

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            9.2
            Exceptional
            Tjalle from Netherlands
            Couple

            Great place to stay for few days!! ”

            Location, cleanliness, pool
            Nothing
            Reviewed July 05, 2018

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