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Jetwing Sea

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Palangathurai, Kochchikade, Negombo 11540, Sri Lanka (Formerly Sea Shells Hotel)
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Ranked #4 of 26 hotels in Negombo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a few issues with the a/c in the first rooms we were given the staff were fantastic and very helpful at sorting us out new rooms and making us feel very welcome. The view of the beach was a perfect setting to spend the last few days of our holiday. One of the highlights of this hotel is the... More

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Sea, responded to this review

Dear guest, We are very pleased to have been able to give you a wonderful and memorable stay at Jetwing Sea, and thank you for sharing your kind reviews and experience on Trip Advisor. We are particulaly happy to read that you enjoyed the cuisine offered at out signature dinning restaurant Lellama housed within the resort. We sincerely wish that... More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 5 nights at the end of our tour in Sri Lanka. This hotel is right on the beach and has two nice swimming pools. Our room was comfortable and had a great bathroom with a very large bath and separate rain shower. We found the room very dark so requested an extra lamp which we did... More

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Sea, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Jetwing Sea is all about hospitality and that very personal experience, and it is so satisfying that this is exactly what you have experienced during your stay with us. We all agree that the real bonus for us, is having lovely people like you staying with us. Thank you for the lovely review posted on Trip Advisor! We... More

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jetwing sea is a nice, basic hotel to help you get over the jetlag! This was our first stop in SL, and it was just what we needed after a long flight. There isn't much to do around, so be prepared for that but it's ideal for just chilling out, recovering and getting over the jetlag before your real tour... More

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Sea, responded to this review

Dear Guest, There is nothing that makes our day than knowing that we have given you a wonderful experience whilst at Jetwing Sea. Thank you for some beautiful comments and recommendation in your Trip Advisor review. We are truly happy to note that your stay with us has been memorable. Your comments with regard to our associates, the beach and... More

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11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quick break down of the pros: Very close to the airport. Clean room Friendly Service Located beachside On a main strip with various local shops, bars and restaurants near by Hotel has a 'decent' size pool. Amazing view Decent breakfast buffet selection Details: The first hotel stop on my trip to and around Sri Lanka, this hotel was quite the... More

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Sea, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It was nothing but a pleasure to have you stay at Jetwing Sea. We are happy to have left a lasting impression of our hotel in your heart. We are so pleased that we were able to make your holiday, just the way you wanted it to be. Thank you for those lovely words of praise posted on... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent 7 nights at Jetwing sea with my partner. Hotel is lovely, modern and very comfortable. Rooms are large with a equally huge bathroom with a deep tub. Big balcony which is nice to chill out on in the evening. All rooms are sea facing with nice furniture. We opted for breakfast which was a great start to the day... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having spent three nights at the Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel in Colombo we moved to the Jetwing Sea Hotel in Negombo. Negombo is approximately 35 kilometres from Colombo and close to the Colombo Airport. We checked in at the Jetwing Sea, where we stayed for two nights. The reason we moved to Negombo was because of its proximity to the airport.... More

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Sea, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are indeed happy to note your thoughts of our location, view and service of Jetwing Sea. Thank you for the encouraging review posted on Trip Advisor following your stay. The landscape of the hotel is such that the building spreads along a very narrow beach strip which allows sea view for each and every room and allowing... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are reaching the end of an amazing stay at this hotel. The staff are superb in every way - so helpful, polite and they smile all the time showing us how they are proud to do their very best for the guests. Our room is so clean, spacious and just delightful. We have a beautiful balcony overlooking the sea.... More

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Sea, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Jetwing Sea is all about hospitality and that very personal experience, and we are satisfied to read all your expectations we met during your stay with us. We can certainly agree that the real bonus for us, is to have wonderful people like you having holidayed with us. Thank you for the amazing review posted on Trip Advisor!... More

Rayleigh, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We got married at this hotel on the beach, in march 2014. Elvis and the hotel staff couldn't do enough and nothing was too much trouble. The hotel was relaxed, clean and and a delightful standard. The food in the fish restaurant was superb and the wedding breakfast was amazing!! It had a wonderful view of the Indian ocean and... More

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Sea, responded to this review

Dear Guest, An excellent Trip Advisor review is what you have given us at Jetwing Sea following your stay with us, and we thank you for taking the time to share your comments on trip advisor. There is nothing that brings us greater joy than knowing that we have been able to give you an experience like no other. The... More

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms are reasonably large and comfortable but overall this hotel is very tired and overdue for a makeover. The rooms smelt musty. The dining room is particularly shabby. The balconies have really old furniture that is not clean. The larger pool was quite nice and well looked after. I wouldn't recommend or stay at the Jetwing Sea again.

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Sea, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review of our hotel on Trip Advisor following your stay with us. We do understand that the design of our hotel would not be to everyone’s taste, as we tend to be different in certain areas when compared more traditional hotels. Aside from that, we have taken serious note of all your comments with... More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just returned from Jetwing Sea (room 315) on 17th June. We had a most enjoyable holiday. However there were a few negatives - mostly trivial. 1 No face cloths provided or to be had. 2 Pool towels need replacing - rather frayed. 3 Set menu a bit limited, if like me you don't eat fish or chicken - to... More

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Jetwing H, General Manager at Jetwing Sea, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Your review is absolutely Super! We really enjoyed reading it, and it has been very encouraging to our entire team. We love the fact that you have enjoyed your holiday with us and that we have been able to leave an imprint of Jetwing Sea in your memory. It has been nothing but a pleasure to have served... More

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Address: Palangathurai, Kochchikade, Negombo 11540, Sri Lanka (Formerly Sea Shells Hotel)
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Negombo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Jetwing Sea 4*
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Also Known As:
Jetwing Sea Hotel Negombo
Sea Shells Negombo
Negombo Sea Shells Hotel

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Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Negombo #3 Romantic Hotel in Negombo #3 Luxury Hotel in Negombo #3 Spa Hotel in Negombo #4 Business Hotel in Negombo
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With the beach at your doorstep, Jetwing Sea offers an idyllic coastal retreat along the soft golden sands of Negombo and makes for an enchanting holiday home where one can work, play and fall in love. Enjoy exotic seafood, plan a sunset wedding or unwind at the rooftop spa, serenaded by the sounds of the Indian Ocean. ... more   less 
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