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Villa Araliya

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Melbourne
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

At the upper end of mid range accom in Sri Lanka, I would recommend this place to debrief before you leave. Straight forward, neat and tidy sums it up and the pool is awesome. Staff unobtrusive but available and an easy going feel that makes the journey home seem less daunting. We paid for late checkout at 7pm with no...

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Thames Ditton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just stayed one night before flying home but thought it was a pretty nice place. Pool area is lovely though the sunbeds are concrete and not very comfortable. Cafe was nice for a lunchtime beer and panini. Room was good though again had built in concrete beds which I've not seen before. Seemed fairly comfortable though we didn't sleep well...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent two nights at the start and end of our trip at Villa Araliya. It has a rustic charm, good service and good location close to stores and the beach. There was a problem with the air conditioning on our second night but the staff was helpful and moved us to another room. We tried the vegetarian dinner, which...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An excellent little hotel with a good breakfast and helpful staff. Nice swimming pool and easy to get a get a tuk tuk ride into Negombo to look around and change money etc. Would recommend it as a good starting point for a Sri Lanka trip

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Canterbury
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have stayed here twice and it's handy for arriving from a long flight. We requested,during booking, for a pick up from airport. This was organised which was a nice surprise. Also used the same driver to take us to our next stop, galle. Love to share with the various rescue dogs and cats, and a turtle. The place is...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in Villa Araliya for 2 nights. The place was clean and quite nice setting. However, my room was a bit dark and there were no view/ decent balcony. I saw mainly families with kids in this hotel. The staff seemed friendly, but it was always a hassle, so it left me with unprofessional feeling. One of the guys...

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Hampshire
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Very helpful and welcoming staff. Our room was comfortable and clean and didn't have a telephone or TV so an ideal way to divorce ourselves from the rest of the world for two days. The first night we didn't have dinner as we wanted to get to bed but the second night we had a delicious vegetarian meal whilst sitting...

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Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We arrived on a late flight and this spot is 20 mins from the airport. They arranged a pickup for our family of 6 which was convenient and comfortable, given how tired we all were. Lovely clean rooms and bathrooms, nice breakfast around the pool. Easy exit for the drive up into the hills the next day.

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Shanghai
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Staying at Villa Araliya made my time in Negombo perfect. Owners & staff were very friendly and welcoming at all times. The hotel is extremely clean (way above SL average) and the ambience is just lovely. Close proximity to the beach. Couldn't ask for more. Certainly a recommendation if you're visiting Negombo!

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 14 January 2017

The hotel is located near the airport and very close to the beach. The rooms are commodious, clean and charming. The atmosphere is very relaxed and I felt very comfortable there. The hotel offers a spacious pool, wlan in the main area and a delicious vegetarian restaurant with the best italien pizza. The staff is very friendly and helpful. For...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Villa Araliya

Address: 154/10 Poruthota Road | Kochchikade, Negombo, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Negombo
Price Range: RM430 - RM629 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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Also Known As:
Villa Araliya Hotel Negombo
Araliya Hotel Negombo
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