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Shanith Guest House

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Queensland, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

We only stayed one night. We arrived late in the evening after a flight from KL. The manager welcomed us and even offered a cold beer. The room was spacious and clean. The only problem was the AC had been set to 29 degrees but could not change it as i think the battery was flat in controller. So we... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

I was just there for one evening/night and had to leave at 1.30 am for the airport, but the owner got up to make sure the tuk tuk came in time to get me to the airport. The area is not that interesting, mainly hotels and souvenir shops.

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Carcassonne, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

Negombo is great for arrivals in Sri Lanka or if you have an early flight. A short tuk tuk ride away this is an excellent location. Anselm was friendly and helpful,as were all the staff, good value rooms...peaceful... and great breakfast. Short walk to the beach.

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shanith, Manager at Shanith Guest House, responded to this review

see you for your next holiday .thanks for being with us More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

A really nice place to stay with a very attentive owner. He also runs a tour business but doesn't try to push you into using this. The breakfast is amazing with omelette, fresh fruit, tea, fruit juice and toast. A lot of food but they are happy to offer more. Rooms are clean and spacious with good facilities like fridge,... More 

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shanith, Manager at Shanith Guest House, responded to this review

thanks for being with us hope to see you in sri lanka for your next holiday More 

Turku, Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

They are very friendly even we arrived and left the place very early in the morning. Our room was clean with ac. They did our laundry for little money. Guesthouse is quite near the beach and it was easy to find places to eat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

We do recommend this place.It is 5mins to the beach with all the good restaurants around. Welcome drink -BEER!!!was very appreciated after long journey.Also the best breakfast on the terrace. The owner is really friendly,funny and helpful. No minuses at all!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016 via mobile

A simple and clean guesthouse close to the beach. What makes this place exceptional is Mirando, he instantly treats you like family and goes out of his way to make sure you are taken care of. We arrived later than anticipated in the middle of the night after losing our luggage. He understood our frustration and treated us with a... More 

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shanith, Manager at Shanith Guest House, responded to this review

thanks for being with us. we alway like to say thank visit us , and you are like our family , we like to give a good and best time ,for your holiday, anytime anyway you are welcome to us ,it like your home ,,,,keep you to go back ,,,,,,,,,,,,,have a nice holiday 0777529610 call me you need a help... More 

The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Shanith Guest House in Negombo is not a luxurious accommodation. You will not find a pool, poolbar or restaurant there. It is a budget guesthouse with clean and comfortable rooms with airconditioning, fan, bed with a mosquito net, refrigerator and television. The room and bathroom is large and provides everything a travellor wants. There is free wifi. I spend five... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

Very nice place with helpful and happy personnel, would definitely recommend! Also would strongly recommend their travel service Shanith Travels. I was travelling with Amal, he is very well organised, knows Sri Lanka in and out (all the spots, sightseeing etc), helps with accommodation all the things you would come up with. Has a good sense of humour and he's... More 

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shanith, Public Relations Manager at Shanith Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind response. It's really nice to hear you enjoy the stay with us. we are always looking foreword to give the best we can. Hope to see you again :) More 

Brisbane, Australia
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51 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

From the online websites, you get the impression that this guest house has a rooftop restaurant where you can enjoy a beer and eat etc. You can do neither. The rooftop is not used except for breakfast. The photos and description are old and need updating.The rooms are as described and shown, quite clean and large. We did not feel... More 

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Additional Information about Shanith Guest House

Address: 8A Kattuwa Road | Ettukala, Negombo, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Negombo
Price Range: $22 - $39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Shanith Guest House 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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