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Villa Shade

Aruna Mw, Thimbirigaskatuwa, Negombo 001, Sri Lanka
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Panadura, Sri Lanka
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is run by an elderly couple. Very neat & clean place. Everything is unique in it's own way. It's villa type rooms with all the amnesties. Cooking facilities also available. Always book befor hand to avoid dissapointment. Only one sleeping space for your Chauffeur guide to stay. Food can be arranged for him FOC. Very friendly and helpful... More 

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Playa Samara, Costa Rica
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was at Villa Shade to meet a group arriving from France for an 8-day trek in Sri Lanka. It is clean, quiet, confortable and the surroundings are very nice. The owners were very welcoming. I enjoyed my short stay there.

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Alghero, Italy
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We discovered Villa Shade hidden away in a luxurious and beautiful garden. The hosts and the staff were really kind, welcoming and always ready to help with any requests (we wanted to rent a bike and the owner made it happen). They really try their best to make you feel at home. We were welcomed with two glasses of fresh... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On our 3 weeks tour through Sri Lanka this Chalet was the most valualbel accommodation during our journey since the family was a very reliable and serious advisor for our coming trips. The accomodation was very comfortable quiet and aestehtic, even days of rain where easy to tolerate! We found everything we needed for relaxing days. The most important point... More 

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8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Villa Shade was the best value place we stayed on our trip. The rooms are arranged in private detached buildings, so you have privacy. They are spacious and with beautiful bathrooms with really stylish features. The gardens are lovely, and each room has a little patio seating area for relaxing in. It was exceptionally clean and well appointed, really more... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

nice, clean place to stay for around $35USD per night. we didn't have breakfast but it is an extra cost. only 300 rupees to the centre of town with a tuk tuk. cool treehouse you can climb. friendly, helpful owner. you can catch the local expressway/highway bus to Colombo in around an hour for a few dollars from the local... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We stayed one night and had a lovely time. Villa Shade was a bit out of the tourist area which turned out to be better. The owners were very friendly and hospitable. The room was basic but clean and comfortable. The breakfast was delicious and included a traditional Sri Lankan dish. Most enjoyable!

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Beijing Region, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

my husband and I spent one night in villa shade .clean room ,beautiful garden,friendly owner,lovely waiter and very good service .After we leave there to Kandy,we waited the bus at bus station,but the time is not ok.So I called the owner,asked the normal price of taxi to Kandy,he said it's too expensive and advised us by bus to Colombo and... More 

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San Luis Obispo, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Our arrival via a flight to Colombo from Delhi was seamless as management arranged, for a relatively small fee, to have us met at the airport. The new suites are generously sized, and very comfortable, Full screening, two joined oversized joined twin beds, a huge fan, a clean and serviceable kitchen, a private porch for al fresco breakfast, and a... More 

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

I stayed at Villa Shade for the first two nights when I arrived in Sri Lanka and the last night before leaving .Besides clean room,beaytiful garden and nice breakfast,the owners arranged a wonderful half-day trip to Negambo city.The hostess even wrote down every place which is worthy of visiting on the paper and told the driver to take me to... More 

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Address: Aruna Mw, Thimbirigaskatuwa, Negombo 001, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Negombo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 3
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