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Amaya Chalets

398/2, Pillewa Road | Dalupotha, Negombo 2111, Sri Lanka (Formerly Shamila's Chalets)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kaohsiung, Kao-hsiung, Taiwan
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67 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We enjoyed our stay at this hotel. Unfortunately, we arrived in the very early morning and left in the early afternoon. The owner of the hotel was very accommodating to our schedule. He woke up at 3AM to direct our taxi driver from the airport who did not know how to find the place. He also allowed us to check... More 

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Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Nice quiet place and heart-warming welcome by a very nice family. The place is extremely clean and you have loads of privacy. Cheap place as well, value for money. Easy to get the three wheel to go wherever you want to go. Negombo city is not far. Once you get to know the place you can walk to the city.... More 

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Newquay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Nice place to stay. We only stayed one night for a transfer elsewhere but good place to stay. Cheap and cheerful. Owner picked us up from airport and also arranged reasonably priced transport to east sri lanka. Overall very friendly and accommodating, would stay again and recommend to others.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Manoj collected us afer a long flights and gave us refreshments, a big room and sorted us out with a tuk tuk so we could go off exploring, room was ok. Manoj was brilliant, gav eus everything we needed and left us too it. Reasonably priced too.

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We stayed one night and fled. It is a cheap option and in all fairness the chalet is very nice with two separate rooms (one sitting area one bedroom) with satellite TV (that we did not manage to work out), DVD player, tea making facilities and couches. BUT The smell was an overpowering mixture of pipi and dampness (the smell... More 

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

What a wicked place this is!!! So welcoming and friendly. Such helpful hosts too, Manoj the manager gave us loads of useful tips as we had just arrived. The chalets are clean and in a very quiet area but still really close the the centre of it all. Manoj even looked after our camera for 6 weeks after we left... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Amaya chalets is a right choice for those who want to live in a peaceful and comfortable place at a very reasonable cost. we stayed in the villa for 5 nights and 6 days. It was quite a good experience with things at proper place, neat and clean house and greenery all around. It has nicely frunished with good wi... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

For travelers who are looking for a cheap place (20$/night), near the city & restaurants, Amaya Chalets is your destination. Clean room, good atmosphere, Friendly & Helpful manager (His name is Manoj) He can manage an airport shuttle.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

As I had one night transit in Sri Lanka I booked myself in Amaya Chalets in Negombo, which is close to the airport. The E-mail contact beforehand was very quick and nice and the stuff was already waiting for me on my arrival day. The room I stayed in has massive space and is perfectly clean. The house in general... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We stayed just for one night. It is a quit and clean place near town (walking distance to a few restaurants). The owner was very friendly, drop us off at the ATM and then nearby at the restaurant for dinner. He also aranged the shuttle to the airport. We highly recommend this hotel!

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