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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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14 reviews
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Reviewed 19 December 2014 via mobile

We felt as if we were visiting our grandma s house, the place is very clean and near to airport( 30 mins), everything seemed simple and warm. I would visit again for sure if I went to Sri Lanka. Thanks a lot Mr. Waz and Mrs. Ivy

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Singapore, Singapore
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23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2014 via mobile

Previous reviewer said that they felt like they stayed as guests in someone's home. And it's easy to see why. The place is literally the house of the host, and their house is really lovely and homey. The host is very nice, accomodating (despite our late night arrival), and friendly too. Breakfast was served on time, generous, and it's better... More 

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Cairns, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 January 2014 via mobile

This house is 15 minutes walk from Negombo beach, is quiet and the owners are friendly and hospitable. It's a great place to start or end your journey because of its proximity to the Bandaranaike airport. Having breakfast with other guests is nice and allows travel tips to be readily imparted.

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Doha, Qatar
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2013

We have just returned from Sri Lanka and came across Ivy Cottage purely by accident. After spending three weeks in an assortment of budget hotels this was pure class.A wonderful couple whose aim in life was to make our stay such a blessing. They couldn't have been more helpful i.e. ordering transport and suggesting places to eat. The breakfast was... More 

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Sheffield, Yorkshire, England
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226 reviews
100 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 340 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2013

Situated between the commercial heart of Negombo Town and the Negombo Beach area, Ivy Cottage is on a gated housing estate. The community has its own swimming pool which guests may use after paying a 150 rupee entrance fee. It is a two minute walk from the property. The house itself is the new home of an older Sri Lankan... More 

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Oslo
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2013

I am not usualy very demanding when it comes to hotels and guesthouses, as long as it is clean and have shower. But...!! The husband is very unpolite, the bed was to short, so your ancles are sticking outside of the bed and very hard and creaked, the pool is not clean, and it cost money to swim there,its a... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2013 via mobile

Very clean rooms and ensuite. AC and fan work excellent. The husband and wife who own the property (there home in a housing development) are absolutely lovely and ready to help with anything you need. Breakfast is cooked when you wake and pretty much anything you want! The place is quite hard to find so perhaps print a map. There... More 

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Manchester
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19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2013 via mobile

Lovely stay with a lovely couple. Feel like we have been treated as one of the family at this quiet and peaceful home stay, the gated complex is very secure and offers a fantastic swimming pool. Our hosts could not have been more helpful and welcoming. A great alternative to Colombo if you arriving or departing from the airport 6km... More 

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Dortmund, Germany
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128 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2012

We had the pleasure of staying at Ivy Cottage for two days (last days of our Sri Lanka roundtrip). It was amazing!!! The owner, Ivy and her husband, are so helpful and couldn't do enough for us. We received so many informations! Thank you again! The both rooms are clean, comfortable and very stylish and sophisticated. the residence, where the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 October 2012

First try of home stay and feel quite cozy and comfortable. "Ivy Cottage" was named after the lady host Ivy. Mr. Waas started this business in Feb. 2012 to contribute the accommodation service in Sri Lanka. The old couple are great hosts, providing us nice welcome and arranging the car rental for us. Our room is clean with a queen... More 

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Address: 59 Continental Residence, 41/104,Adnives Road | Periyamulla, Negombo 22100, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Negombo
Price Range: $53 - $58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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“There will be no choice. You must accept what you are offered.”
  • Door through to the en-suite shower room
  • Mosquito net over bed but I never saw one mosquito!
  • Writing desk area in my room
 of 5 bubbles Neil_in_Sheffield_UK, 1 May 2013 | Read review
“Negombo is only 6km away from the internal airport. It is the perfect stopover to start the Sri Lanka trip.”
 of 5 bubbles Seraph_Zhang, 26 Oct 2012 | Read review
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