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New Zealand
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Reviewed October 11, 2015

We arrived at 1am and the owner came to pick us up from the airport as the driver we booked cancelled. We thought that was great service. The rooms are very clean and spacious but they are very basic. Great for a stopover night, probably wouldn't stay longer but for the price it was perfect for us and close to... More 

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Norway
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Reviewed October 10, 2015

We had a nice stay here. It was very quiet, living room was ideal for yoga. The rooms were clean -both bedroom, living room and bathroom. Nice shower with warm water!! The kitchen I found smelly and less ok, but we only used it for coffee in the morning. I can recommend the place. And we had the most loveable... More 

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Kaohsiung, Kao-hsiung, Taiwan
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Reviewed April 14, 2015

We enjoyed our stay at this hotel. Unfortunately, we arrived in the very early morning and left in the early afternoon. The owner of the hotel was very accommodating to our schedule. He woke up at 3AM to direct our taxi driver from the airport who did not know how to find the place. He also allowed us to check... More 

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Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed March 12, 2015

Nice quiet place and heart-warming welcome by a very nice family. The place is extremely clean and you have loads of privacy. Cheap place as well, value for money. Easy to get the three wheel to go wherever you want to go. Negombo city is not far. Once you get to know the place you can walk to the city.... More 

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Newquay, United Kingdom
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Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

Nice place to stay. We only stayed one night for a transfer elsewhere but good place to stay. Cheap and cheerful. Owner picked us up from airport and also arranged reasonably priced transport to east sri lanka. Overall very friendly and accommodating, would stay again and recommend to others.

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Reviewed November 7, 2014

Manoj collected us afer a long flights and gave us refreshments, a big room and sorted us out with a tuk tuk so we could go off exploring, room was ok. Manoj was brilliant, gav eus everything we needed and left us too it. Reasonably priced too.

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Reviewed October 24, 2014

We stayed one night and fled. It is a cheap option and in all fairness the chalet is very nice with two separate rooms (one sitting area one bedroom) with satellite TV (that we did not manage to work out), DVD player, tea making facilities and couches. BUT The smell was an overpowering mixture of pipi and dampness (the smell... More 

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 1, 2014

What a wicked place this is!!! So welcoming and friendly. Such helpful hosts too, Manoj the manager gave us loads of useful tips as we had just arrived. The chalets are clean and in a very quiet area but still really close the the centre of it all. Manoj even looked after our camera for 6 weeks after we left... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed July 7, 2014

Amaya chalets is a right choice for those who want to live in a peaceful and comfortable place at a very reasonable cost. we stayed in the villa for 5 nights and 6 days. It was quite a good experience with things at proper place, neat and clean house and greenery all around. It has nicely frunished with good wi... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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Reviewed July 1, 2014

For travelers who are looking for a cheap place (20$/night), near the city & restaurants, Amaya Chalets is your destination. Clean room, good atmosphere, Friendly & Helpful manager (His name is Manoj) He can manage an airport shuttle.

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Relax in the homely comforts of Amaya Chalets just a few minutes away from Negombo Beach and Colombo Airport. If you are looking for convenient vacation rentals in Negombo Sri Lanka then look no further than Amaya Chalets. With close proximity to Colombo airport you can get you vacation started soon after you land. If you are a beach lover you can literally drop off your bags and within 30 minutes of landing you could be enjoying the beautiful beach at Negombo. Amaya Chalet is a small family run rental property and thus you will get to experience real Sri Lankan home treatment. With beautifully decorated and furnished double bedrooms available the villa is suitable for couples, families or single visitors looking for a relaxing atmosphere to relax as they embark on their exciting holiday. The close proximity to the airport (only 15 minutes drive away) also offers a great place to wind your holiday down as you prepare to leave Sri Lanka on the next leg of your Journey. Additional services such as airport pickups and drop offs, whatever the time for your flights, are also available. All you need to do is simply let the very friendly people at Villa Amaya know your flight details. You can also inquire about tours with English speaking guides which can be arranged at competitive rates.As if that was not enough, to extend the hospitality available at Amaya, the following are all available at no charge to you:• Wifi• Toiletries and towels• Desktop computer with internet access• Secure parking• Luggage storage. If you are planning a vacation to Sri Lanka then there is only one place for you to stay, Amaya Chaltes, where the homeliness of Sri Lankan living greets you. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Amaya Chalets

Address: 398/2, Pillewa Road | Dalupotha, Negombo 2111, Sri Lanka (Formerly Shamila's Chalets)
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Negombo
Price Range: $21 - $27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Try another one than Chalet B”
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  • Single child bed
  • Double bed
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  • Water Heater - shower
 of 5 bubbles Amesthyite, Oct 24, 2014 | Read review
“one of the chalets has aircon if that's your thing-the shower water is not heated but comes out refreshingly warm after a hot day in the sun-for the guys to shave just switch on the kettle”
 of 5 bubbles 147billh, Nov 4, 2013 | Read review
“Amaya is one chalet with 2 rooms. Dont consider this unless you are a backpacker who can fend off mosquitoes.”
 of 5 bubbles WalterSingapore, May 7, 2013 | Read review
“It looks that chalet B has a bit bigger bedroom.”
  • Guest area and the patio
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 of 5 bubbles Zvijer, Apr 7, 2013 | Read review
“my sri lankan isnt very good so i took a picture of the steet address for my tuk tuk driver when i wanted a lift home”
 of 5 bubbles kutereba, Jan 21, 2013 | Read review
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