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The Ayubowan Guesthouse

47/55 School Lane | Ettukalla, Negombo 11500, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #4 of 93 Negombo B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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42 reviews 42 reviews
29 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This really is a lovely place to stay in Negombo. We have stayed at a few places close by (including the Jetwing hotels) and it's definitely the best stay we've had here. We've travelled extensively around Sri Lanka over the last 4 years too and Ayubowan is definitely the cleanest and tastefully furnished place we've stayed.Great value for money. Ayubowan... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was our first and last destination on our trip, it was like staying in a 5 star resort, Brenda and Ron are such lovely hosts and make you feel like a part of their family. I can't recommend this place enough, the transfers and the advice they gave was all spot on. Thanks again, and say hi to... More

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happySriLanka, Owner at The Ayubowan Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi, g'day, thank you for taking the time to write a review for Ayubowan,we are so pleased that you had a relaxing stay with us both at the beginning and at the end we found it an absolute pleasure, we hope to see you both again. hope the rash has gone and that you had a great time in Singapore.... More

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Our first guesthouse in SL, very good. Comfi rooms, beds, every thing was just well organized and very clean. With a pool in the garden, the perfect place just to relax from the flight and stay for a couple of days. We stayed a extra night and also went back at the end of our vacation. Really felt like coming... More

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happySriLanka, Owner at The Ayubowan Guesthouse, responded to this review

we are so happy that you had the time to write a review knowing how busy you both are,also pleased you had such a great time at ayubowan,sorry about the plan going wrong perhaps next time also did you get the monkey for your shoulder (haha)/ rgds Ron & Brenda More

Scotland, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

what a stay we had, we spent a 5day's at this guesthouse,from the first day it just got better from the room through lunch to dinner you know the old saying you've tried the rest now try the best. Talk to Ron and Brenda they will guide you for sure.

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kent
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68 reviews 68 reviews
28 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I had been recommended this little treasure by a friend who'd previously stayed here. I'm so glad I followed her advice and booked directly for the first and last nights of my SL trip. Ron and Brenda were exceptionally welcoming hosts, and their delighful B & B ticked all the boxes. A short trip from the airport, in a quiet... More

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Texas
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We are a couple from America, we spent a week at ayubowan what a great choice, the room on the first floor was superb and what a breakfast,it kept us going allday. Ron and Brenda were so helpful from meeting us at the airport to arranging a7day tour. thank you for a great holiday

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happySriLanka, Owner at The Ayubowan Guesthouse, responded to this review

hello sam, thank you for taking the time to write a review, it was great to have you stay with us and the amount of time you spent getting a tan we know you were having fun, and we look forward to your return, as you can now see we are slipping down the scale as I said when you... More

Perth, Australia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
39 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This is my 5th stay at the Ayubowan, second time for 9 days In a row. I feel some what qualified in providing another review. Many tourists see this place as an over night service and in doing so sell themselves short. Not only are all the facilities and service excellent at the Ayubowan, breakfast, lunches and evening meals are... More

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happySriLanka, Owner at The Ayubowan Guesthouse, responded to this review

well once again we had the honour of you both staying with us at ayubowan as we know each year the completion increases but our hospitality we hope stays on top. you know we always listen to our guests who take time to talk to us when staying at ayubowan rather than those who wait then post a grudge. we... More

Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

What a wonderful place to relax, unwind and soak up the charming atmosphere that greats you from the moment you arrive until the time you have to sadly say goodbye. The Guest House and gardens are beautiful, the food is amazing and the lovely couple who own the guest house Ron and Brenda make you feel so welcome that you... More

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happySriLanka, Owner at The Ayubowan Guesthouse, responded to this review

it gives us great pleasure to write this response, why, because you took it upon yourselves to come back not only to sri lanka but also to ayubowan to celebrate your wedding anniversay and to invite us as guests in your celebrations. when some of our guests leave here we look upon them as friends as we do with you... More

Fribourg, Switzerland
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95 reviews 95 reviews
33 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We stayed two nights at the end of our three week trip and this was definitely one of the best accomodations we've had. Ron and Brenda really do their best to make you feel at home and everything, from arrival, room, breakfast onto the departure is done with a very personal touch. They also help with any activity you may... More

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happySriLanka, Owner at The Ayubowan Guesthouse, responded to this review

thank you so much for your review it means so much to the management and staff when past guests can take the trouble to write these, and with getting your review it means a lot knowing that your stay with us was just one step before going on to another part of your vacation. More

Dorset
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

I spent two nights in the Ayubowan Guest House in March 2014. It offers very good value for money. I had a lovely, very clean room on the first floor with air conditioning and a nice view over the garden. The bathroom too was spotless. I was able to have an early morning cup of tea and after a lovely... More

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happySriLanka, Owner at The Ayubowan Guesthouse, responded to this review

took a bit of time to write a response,sorry we could not make all 5's maybe you could drop a line and let us know what the problems were so we can rectifie them for the future. More

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Address: 47/55 School Lane | Ettukalla, Negombo 11500, Sri Lanka
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Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Negombo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
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