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St. Petersburg, Russia
Reviewed 27 April 2012

We always try to find a small nice property instead of big international chains in every trip we do and after staying in many hotels of this kind we are 100% sure that Ayubowan was our best ever choice. The location is very close to the beach (about 5 mins walk) and still very quiet. The grounds with the pool...

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happySriLanka, Owner at The Ayubowan Guesthouse, responded to this review

as a fellow hotelier we thank you for your review , and glad you had such a nice time with us, taking time out to write reviews is not easy,just one thing i wish to say we dont have rules maybe to much information,the times we have to say this is unbelieveable.

London
Reviewed 24 April 2012

Great stay in a very relaxed environment. Very friendly staff who do their best to make you feel at home. Due to the boutique size of the hotel it very easy to get this feeling.

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happySriLanka, Owner at The Ayubowan Guesthouse, responded to this review

We thank you for your comments but who you are escapes us, we do not recognize the name or discriptions & time given for your stay although we know that one does not have to use their given name as a reviewer. Please note that we are not a boutique hotel we are a guest house where management & staff...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2012

This is a great place to stay, and I can't recommend it highly enough. Spotlessly clean, in a very quiet and peaceful location (although the local churches got a bit carried away in the early morning at Easter, which is hardly anything that the Guesthouse owners can control). The property has a nice pool and a wonderful garden. The rooms...

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happySriLanka, Owner at The Ayubowan Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for such a glowing review we are sorry that we have taken so long to respond. We are glad you enjoyed ayubowan and our upstairs suite, as we enjoyed your company and we hope to see you again.

Ireland
Reviewed 15 April 2012

We had a wonderful 3nights stay highly recommended. Brenda )Ron,have a great sense of humour.

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Scarborough, England
Reviewed 31 March 2012

On a stopover returning from Thailand I was looking for an oasis to relax and experience Sri Lanka. I spent a long time researching the web and couldn`t have hit upon a more perfect spot than the Ayubowan Guest House. Brenda and Ron were the perfect hosts, providing useful information upon request and leaving guests to their own time when...

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happySriLanka, Owner at The Ayubowan Guesthouse, responded to this review

we are so glad you found what you were looking for buy staying at ayubowan,we will be looking forward to seeing you again in the future

Northampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 March 2012

Origanilly booked for 7 but stayed 11 nights leaving tomorrow to join my cricket tour party in Galle for the first of two test matches it will be difficult to drag myself away from this tranquil place. Brenda and Ron are outstanding hosts who will do as much or in my case little as you require read,swin, eat and occasionally...

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happySriLanka, Owner at The Ayubowan Guesthouse, responded to this review

thank you for such a positive review and sorry we have not been able to respond sooner. we can only say that you were one of our perfect guests polite not only to other guests but also to the staff. hope you enjoyed the cricket. and that we see you again soon.

Fethiye, Turkey
Reviewed 13 March 2012

A beautiful place to stay. Very comfortable and welcoming. Gorgeous garden and pool area. Walking distance to all Negombo has to offer. Breakfast was delicious. Ron and Brenda made us feel so welcome and could not do enough for us during our stay. Highly recommended.

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 8 March 2012

Brenda and Ron were exceptionally accomodating and we had a great stay. Breakfast was lovely and we were lucky to eat maybe a third of it! Ron helped us organise a driver and everything we needed. Our driver Priantha was one of nature's gentlemen and I would trust him completely, he also drove very safely. The pool was great in...

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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2012

Brenda greeted us warmly on our arrival despite it being well after midnight owing to a delayed flight. Everything possible was done to make our visit enjoyable and we cannot adequately express our appreciation. Ayubowan is quite simple the most beautiful place in which to stay, and the experience was all the more enjoyable for the knowledge that we were...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 February 2012

Hello stayed here for 8 nights in two blocks of four nights each what a fab place to stay! quite clean and relaxing! the owners brenda & ron where just so helpful nothing was to much trouble for them or there staff. what a wealth of experience that they have got and shared with us which was a great help...

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  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Guest House is situated in Negombo on the west coast of Sri Lanka.2 Double ensuite rooms on the ground floor.2 Double rooms on the 1st floor with shared bathroom, private eating area and balcony All rooms have A/C, ceiling fan, hairdryer, bathrobe. This guesthouse is suitable only for adults, Weddings can be arranged at the house. We also provide airport transfer,free wifi is available. Lunch and dinner is available in the dining room and in the garden. Tourist board approved grade A now 4**** ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ayubowan Guesthouse

Address: 47/55 School Lane | Ettukalla, Negombo 11500, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Negombo
Price Range: $76 - $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“We especially like the double room ensuite on the ground floor facing the swimming pool”
 of 5 bubbles InesS156, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We had room 3 but imagine all rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles 773brenda, 25 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Always ask Ron and Brenda what they can do for you - you will be surprised how much they can help with your overall holiday.”
 of 5 bubbles greygrump, 8 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor great for access to the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles LincolnUKAllen, 8 Nov 2015 | Read review
“The 4 rooms are all good.”
 of 5 bubbles rosecherie, 5 Mar 2015 | Read review
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