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Villa Araliya

154/10 Poruthota Road | Kochchikade, Negombo, Sri Lanka
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Villa Araliya
Ranked #5 of 25 hotels in Negombo
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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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Cologne, Germany
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5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
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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Shanghai, China
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12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We stayed at Villa Araliya after a long flight. Given all the positive reviews on Trip Advisor we expected better. We arrived in the dark and were shown to our rooms. Disappointingly there was no drinking water in the room, so late at night we had to go and find someone and then had to pay for the water. The... More

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Very clean and good rooms. Lovely breakfast and we had a delicious curry there one evening. Would thoroughly recommend. Good wifi. Very well-maintained pool, surrounded by beautiful araliya trees. Helpful, pleasant staff.

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London, UK
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18 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

We spent two nights here - one at the beginning and one at the end of our holiday. Ideally placed for the airport and the restaurants of Negombo - although off the main drag so not noisy or full of traffic. Spotlessly clean with a beautiful pool which our baby loved. Also they had a pet turtle as well as... More

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Singapore, Singapore
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

The perfect place to stay when arriving and departing from Sri Lanka. The hosts are lovely, inviting me to a Sri Lankan breakfast with them before I left. Great pizza in the evening. Simple, tranquil - just right. Rooms are clean and very comfortable. If you want to feel like you are on a trip to a far away country... More

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8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

very gentle introduction upon arrival in sri lanka. We delighted in being able to swim away the long flight - and found the rooms to be just what we wanted. The rooms are expensive - but we found the hotel an oasis of calm amongst the noises of Negombo beach - and liked the fact that it was offset from... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Expensive place but I guess they can have these prices since it is so close to the airport. It is very nice to see all the cats and dogs living their peaceful lives around the place. Not very nice to see the big cockroach hiding in the bathroom. Friendly and professional people working im the kitchen.

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Also Known As:
Villa Araliya Hotel Negombo
Villa Araliya Hotel
Araliya Hotel Negombo
Address: 154/10 Poruthota Road | Kochchikade, Negombo, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Negombo
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool
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#4 Family Hotel in Negombo

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