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Khabarovsk, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We were on Sri-Lanka in 15-30th of March 2015. We have a lot of traveling adventures through the cities — Kandy, Sygiriya, Nuwara Eliya, e.t.c. We’ve changed several hotels (nine (!!!)). But this villa — second to none. It is two-layered wide villa with high quality wooden furniture and fresh overhaul. They have a lot of big rooms with fabulous... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Thalik and his family are fantastic hosts, they couldn't do enough for us. They understand the real meaning of service! Ask them for something and they will go out of their way to achieve it. In passing, I commented I hadn't got presents for my family, and they showed up with some Sri Lanka mugs without asking. Now that's service!... More 

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

it is impossible to be more helpful than new owner Thilak and his family, we had a ball here. After being an employed Hotel Manager for 20yrs this is his first venture and wow he is keen to please. ask him to take you to fish markets and bring back a nice one for them to whip you up a... More 

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Auckland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

We think this place is superb! This hotel is a short walk from the main street with restaurants, gem shops and bars yet is peaceful and relaxing. The breakfasts rival any at a 4 star hotel with lovely fresh fruits, hot meal and an endless supply of coffee/tea. It is run with German efficiency! We wanted to go to Nuwara... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We had 1 night in this cosy Villa on our way from Dubai to Singapore. It is situated not far from the airport - you can easily get it by taxi. The rooms are super! We had 2-room room (3 people) - both rooms were quite large and tidy. The owner is very friendly lady. She will probably ask you... More 

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HansExtra, Owner at Villa Serenity, responded to this review

Dear Ollgaa, we were very pleased, that you stayed in Villa Extra. It was a pleasure to talk to you und we enjoyed very much the time with you and you friends. Thank you very much for the wonderful Review and your Comments. We hope, to meet you again one day. Warm Regards Nelo and Thivi Extra Villa Extra More 

Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

We stayed at Villa Extra for 2 days at the start of a 3 weeks Sri Lanka trip. Loved the place ! Great location, friendly service & clean and comfortable rooms. Thivi and her daughter Nelo took good care of us and gave us some good tips. The two resident bunnies, Sweety and Beauty, are another cute extra of the... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

I found Villa Extra through Trip Advisor and was initially a little trepidatious because it seemed so inexpensive - and there had been one negative review. But from the minute we arrived my fears totally dissipated. Our hostess, Thivi Extra, and her beautiful daughter Nelo gave us a wonderful introduction to Sri Lanka. Close to the airport, Villa Extra in... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Clean, big rooms, nicely furnished; we phoned several times before arriving but did not reach them, noone seemed to be there when we came there, at last they opened. Part of the staff is very friendly but not everyone. We had to leave at 7 am to get our flight so they gave as a *very* small breakfast "by way... More 

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Nijmegen
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

We stayed here the first night of our three week Sri Lanka holiday. The owner and her daughter are very nice and extremely helpful! The location is great, the room very clean, but in our opinion the beds are a bit too hard (thin mattresses) and the shower is not powerful enough for this price range.

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Montreal, Canada
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37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

My family and I stayed 1 night at Villa Extra. It was a lovely experience, the staff was helpful, kind and happy to help. The family room was huge with 2 individual bedrooms and a sharing bathroom.It was comfortable and everything was there to allow us a relaxing stay. It was very quiet and we were very rested and ready... More 

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HansExtra, General Manager at Villa Serenity, responded to this review

Dear Mylene, thank you very much for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to have you with us and we defintitely would like to see you again. We hope you enjoyed Sri Lanka and you will take home wonderful memories from this amazing Country. Warm Regards Nelo Thivi and Hans Extra More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Villa Serenity, previously known as Villa Extra, now under a new management. This prime location is situated just 20 minutes away from the airport and a 10 minute walk to the beach. Villa Serenity is the perfect holiday getaway if you're seeking a tranquil and peaceful stay along with the tours that if customers are willing to which can be arranged. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Serenity

Address: 94/2 Mazahira Lane, Negombo 11500, Sri Lanka (Formerly Villa Extra)
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Negombo
Price Range: $44 - $89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Villa Extra Hotel Negombo
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