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Roermond, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A beautiful place with western luxery. The owners are making your stay worthwhile. They cook the meals and these are delicious! Rooms are comfortable and the decoration is fantastic. Nice swimmingpool, small boats and a map for a nice strawl in the environment. You can also take the bicycle.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a wonderful family run property where guests can relax and soak in the laid back atmosphere by the river. Comfortably appointed individual rooms with en suite open air showers are arranged along meandering paths that are filled with whimsical statues and carvings. There are canoes, bicycles and a lovely pool. Yoga and massages can also be arranged ....

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Kathmandu, Nepal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A perfect end to our time in Sri Lanka, large bungalow bedroom with relaxing front porch, wonderful outdoor shower, riverfront and poolside lounging and charming outdoor dining all in a jungle setting.

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Karleby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is awesome, and great value. I totally recommend it! It is run by a very friendly couple that take great care about the place to create a perfect blend between a personalised and a standard luxurious resort where everything works perfectly fine. I visited the place with my family, when we stayed three nights in lovely bungalow styled...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my third stay in Ging Oya Lodge and as previously it did not disappoint. I stayed with various members of my family, some of whom had not been to Sri Lanka before and it seems the perfect way to start the holiday by relaxing after a long flight before going on a sightseeing tour. Beautiful environment, things to...

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Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

This lodge is one of the most relaxing places I have ever been. We have spent the last 3 nigths of our trip in this paradise. You have your own big bungalow with a veranda and a bathroom which is unique. The lodge is surrounded by mangroves (private area of the lodge) and a river. It is possible to rent...

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Selfkant
Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

It would have been the obvious choice after my arrival in Sri Lanka to start my adventure at one of the many beaches but somehow I felt I wanted to start my trip in a much more special way. After some research I found Ging Oya lodge, on the banks of the Ging River. Located on a 6 acre plot...

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Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

That was our last two days in Sri Lanka after one month traveling all around and this is the only guest house where we never felt welcome. Hosts should learn from Sri lankian how to receive guests. Very cold reception and poor breakfast. Wifi cut as from 10 am (time of check out) because we were told that we were...

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Reviewed September 29, 2016

We are regular visitors to this area of Sri Lanka but we came across Ging Oya purely by accident whilst out walking one morning.We had this place recommended to us by Martin the owner of Lords restaurant in nearby Negombo and after spotting the sign on the gate we decided to have a look around.Access is by intercom and then...

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 19, 2016

We started our holiday in Ging Oya Lodge and finished there too. The hotel is in a lovely spot on the canal, the accommodation is excellent and the hosts Miriam & Leo were lovely. The food was delicious, freshly cooked every day by Leo. There is a lovely pool to swim in and the area is excellent for cycling. We...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set on the banks of the Ging River, surrounded by luscious vegetation and resounding with birdsong, Ging Oya Lodge is unique in every way.The Lodge is a family-run guest house where your stay will be a relaxed, peaceful experience in an intimate environment. The rooms are spacious and luxurious bungalows tucked into the lush greenery, each equipped with all modern conveniences. Each hosts its own verandah where you can repose and take in the stunning surroundings.The beach is a short walk or kayak-trip away and is rarely visited by other tourists, allowing you to enjoy the sun and sea in a natural setting. Should the quiet become too much, a trip in a local tuk-tuk will soon have you in the bustling heart of nearby Negombo where you can experience the colourful local markets or simply absorb the atmosphere of the popular tourist beaches. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ging Oya Lodge

Address: Davindu Mawatha | Kammala North, Waikkal 61110, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Waikkal
Price Range: $42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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