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The Ayubowan Guesthouse

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47/55 School Lane | Ettukalla, Negombo 11500, Sri Lanka
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Ascot
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed just the one night on route back to the UK. Brenda and Ron have a delightful house, and are great hosts. Our room was comfortable and spotless. The house has a lovely pool but we weren't here long enough to use it. Close to the beach and local restaurants. We left at 6am but Ron (bless him, he'd had... More 

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uk
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29 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our first time staying at Ayubowan and the last of 7 hotels travelling through Sri Lanka. Run by a British couple Ron and Brenda with great personal and friendly service. Location is just a short walk from the beach and the many restaurants on main road. We had a en suite double bedroom on the ground floor, very... More 

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Drachten, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay at this place. It is quiet but close to good restaurants. The owners are very friendly and helpfull. The garden with the pool is a great place to relax after a day of sightseeing.

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Thank Freek1983
Perth, Australia
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49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my sixth time at the Ayubowan at least. I have reviewed them before, but they are worth another thumbs up. Their service is consistently over a number of years excellent. They are always trying to do things better and provide a great service. Love the cleanliness and the ability to get a hot shower. They will do you... More 

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phangan
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

I stayed at the Abuyowan ghesthouse, last november. I really enjoyed my stay. They offer a pick-up service at the airport at a reasonable price that's worked fine. (2,300 for pick up and 1500 for drop off). The owners and the staff are very friendly. The breakfast is a big full english breakfast, prepared as you wish. The pool is... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

This British run guest house is situated about 20 minutes from Colombo airport and the owner will arrange for his guests to be met at the airport. The accommodation provided is exceptionally clean and comfortable and situated within a five minute walk of the beach. A full English breakfast ensures that you start your day well. There is also a... More 

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Thank 705barryt
Perth, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

This was my 4th or 5th visit to this guesthouse and again I was totally impressed. From the minute you step foot on the property to when you leave you are treated like the most important guest in this home, with nothing you ask being too much trouble. Having travelled through India and also Sri Lanka, this guesthouse is, in... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

This is our third visit to the Ayobowan and I am pleased to say it is still fantastic. Fantastic host and hostess, immaculate accommodation,and the best breakfast east of the UK. The property is with easy striking distance of the airport and the do arrange pickups. We will be back.

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Thank LincolnUKAllen
Manchester, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

We stayed at Ayubowan Guesthouse for 1 night at the end of our trip. It is run by an English couple who were very friendly and helpful, arranging transport to the airport and waking up early to make us breakfast. I see that people mention there are lots of rules- I didn't notice this! And even if there were any... More 

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Thank Bearearth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

I decided to spend the last 2 nights of my vacation in South-East Asia in the Ayubowan Guesthouse. When I arrived, the owners gave me a warm welcome and I felt as if I was home already. Because Ayubowan Guesthouse is so small-scale, every guest gets the Royal treatment. During the day, the swimming pool is perfect to relax and... More 

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