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Villa Araliya

154/10 Poruthota Road | Kochchikade, Negombo, Sri Lanka
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Villa Araliya
Ranked #6 of 26 hotels in Negombo
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We got picked up by Araliya's driver at about midnight and went back straight from the airport. The villa we had was huge and really well presented with aircon, cable and all the stuff you expect. The villas are newish but in the style of traditional houses but very tastefully decorated and presented. The finish of the rooms was done... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Think this place is super cool. Understated and attractive. Just watch out at night as the lane outside is very dark and someone tried to mug us. Please be careful. Good place to sleep and eat. Owner driven.

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Peregian Beach, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to lob fresh off the plane. Catered well for families. We were travelling with two kids aged 11 and 7. Pool and rooms very clean. Family rooms spacious. Very helpful staff. Airport pick up prearranged and driver waiting despite our plane delay of one and half hours.

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Rooms are nicely decorated, spacious and spotless. Comfortable large bed wtih mosquito net. Inviting pool which adds to beautfiul surroundings for breakfast. Very friendly hosts and staff. Delicious breakfast. Highly recommended.

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Cologne, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

We took a spacious apartment in the clean and beautiful villa. We were really happy with the helpful and friendly staff. Try the italian pizza from the oven. Good place to start the trip to SriLanka when landing in Colombo.

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We stayed here on our last night in Sri Lanka, our room was really spacious and decorated extremely stylishly. The pool is large and great for cooling off. We did witness the owners son torturing a cat but that didn't dampen our spirits. Nice place.

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Cologne, Germany
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

We started our Sri Lanka holiday here because Lonely Planet recommended it. I can only follow this recommendation. Warned by earlier reports of stolen money, we took our valuables with us and/or locked them in the safe - no troubles. The owners and all of the staff were very friendly. Those who do not speak English (very well) at least... More

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Amsterdam
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We stayed here two nights when we arrived in Colombo. Very easy with a pick up as well. Friendly staff and the place is very peacefull! One major benefit there is the food!!! Make sure you ask for a dish of roti! The best we tasted.. They also have a place in Kandy, serendip.. Same story here, would def recommend... More

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

In common with many other reviews,an excellent and relaxing place to stay. Friendly and attentive staff, good breakfast ,and limited menu evening meal. Also a haven for rescued animals ,including a turtle ! Stayed here at beginning and end of a tour of Sri Lanka. Such a pity within a short walk into town/beach area is becoming "tourist tacky," with... More

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Church Stretton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

After long flight to Sri Lanka this was an oasis of calm in the busy resort of Negombo to recharge batteries ready for countrywide sightseeing tour. A charming home from home, lovely architecture, nice pool. The owners were friendly but not intrusive. We liked their approach to sustainability and enjoyed meeting the stray dogs they had rescued.

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Address: 154/10 Poruthota Road | Kochchikade, Negombo, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Negombo
Also Known As:
Villa Araliya Hotel Negombo
Araliya Hotel Negombo

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style
#4 Romantic Hotel in Negombo #4 Family Hotel in Negombo
Number of rooms
14

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