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Davindu Mawatha, Kammala North 11500 Sri Lanka
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#1 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Kammala North
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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.
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Free parking
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Non-smoking hotel
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Richard-Claire-P wrote a review Jan 2020
Luberon, France28 contributions37 helpful votes
Quiet and nice swiming pool with Space around.Excellent for a stay after long flight and to relax! A little bit expensive but the service and the team are very gentle. We will come back with pleasure.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Ging oya L, Owner at Ging Oya Lodge
Responded 31 Jan 2020
Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for the time taken to share your experience with us by selecting Ging Oya Lodge as your preferred holiday destination which it will further assist us with our continuous improvement. It was always a pleasure and delight to serve our esteemed guests and we assure our best services at all times. Looking forward to welcome you back in this magical paradise in near future. Management team.
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joeycalgary wrote a review Jan 2020
Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka71 contributions14 helpful votes
We stayed just north of Columbo for four days to recover from jetlag - it was perfect large tranquil surrounded by the Gin Oya (Green River). The new Sri Lankan owner has the magic touch of making wonderful food and totally attentive. The pool is beautiful, cool and refreshing. They have a piano for music lovers and huge trees great for bird watching. They create an ambiance that connects guests to eeach other - we made lovely friends that we reconnected with during our travels thoughtout Sri Lanka.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Room Tip: #19 was the closest to the river and perfect in every way
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Simon W wrote a review Dec 2019
Hawkesbury Upton, United Kingdom13 contributions7 helpful votes
We stayed here for the last few days of our holiday in Sri Lanka and we left in style. This place is a real gem. Rooms are very spacious, with huge bed and seating both in the room and on the veranda. Large swimming pool. The lodge is reached through a gate and then up a tree lined drive, all very atmospheric. It's about 1km from beach and nearest restaurant, but bikes are provided for free and the local roads are very quiet. We ate in twice and had a excellent set meal. It turns out the hotel had been sold to new owners two days before we arrived, both of whom we met and seem very nice. I really hope they can maintain the standards set by their predecessors.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Response from Ging oya L, Owner at Ging Oya Lodge
Responded 11 Dec 2019
Thank you sir, we will make sure in continuing the same standards of the hotel and also hope to see you soon back in sunny srilanka. Ging oya lodge.
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Hanne B wrote a review Nov 2019
23 contributions8 helpful votes
This place is amazing to end or start your trip! The place is so beautiful, the atmosphere just breaths calmness... we loved the possibility to use the canoes. The pool is super clean and big, their own cow is the cutest, their food is to die for. And their breakfast... my god... + in the evenings you can watch the huge bats wake up and fly out to eat, super impressive!
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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joby69 wrote a review Aug 2019
Cirencester, United Kingdom922 contributions274 helpful votes
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It took us a while to find the lodge - we and our driver got lost 3 times and the people that arrived at the same time as us also got lost. So some arrival information including photos of the gate may be helpful in future as there is one sign on one junction but then nothing. Anyway having arrived it is a very nice peaceful venue with a lovely pool. It is on a river though so make sure you use insect repellant as we were continually bitten. There are kayaks to use. They do not take card payments which we didn’t know until we arrived. Payment is only by cash or bank transfer which can be tricky as they have foreign bank accounts compared to your home country potentially. It is a small place with about 6 colonial style homes each with an outside shower/bathroom and seating out the front on a verandah. The rooms are clean and the bed is comfortable. The bathroom is generally clean although the shower curtain needs replacing. For info there are no toiletries provided. There is no WiFi in the rooms and only limited WiFi available sometimes for only part of the day if their allowance runs out. So if you need to be online I suggest you try elsewhere. They have a lovely large pool with good quality beds. There is a nice dining area serving basic, ample breakfast every morning. The quality of food is excellent and the evening meals are a set 3 courses all home made which I would recommend having. The lady that generally runs the lodge is lovely and very friendly - her husband is an excellent cook. The spa services are a definite when you are there but book up as soon as you arrive as very popular and very competitively priced. They also have an extensive library of books that you can borrow. Overall we enjoyed our stay at Ging Oya Lodge on our way back to Colombo airport after a busy 2 weeks.
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Sri LankaNorth Western ProvinceKammala North
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ging Oya Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Ging Oya Lodge?
Nearby attractions include DIANA Souvenirs (6.1 km), ASDA Gem & Jewellery (1.0 km), and LUV SL Negombo (7.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Ging Oya Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Ging Oya Lodge?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Ging Oya Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Ging Oya Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Salt Restaurant, Jude Restaurant, and Cafe Enviro.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Ging Oya Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Ging Oya Lodge have airport transportation?
Yes, Ging Oya Lodge offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Ging Oya Lodge located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.5 km away from the centre of Kammala North.