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The Ayubowan Guesthouse

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12/07/2017 13/07/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 4 October 2012

This is not your average Sri Lankan guest house, where everything is kind of clean and pretty nice. No, this place felt like heaven for us, after we toured Sri Lanka for three weeks. Every inch of the guest house is spotless, the garden is beautiful and has lots of different spots to relax, and the British owners Ron and...

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

Thank you for your kind & positive review which shows to our future guests that reviews we receive are honest & sincere. It was our pleasure having you stay at Ayubowan & we're happy that you enjoyed your time here with us. We're sorry to hear about the painful encounter with the door post, it's our first & steps are...

London
Reviewed 21 May 2012

We stayed here for just a couple of nights right at the end of our stay on the island. Its a rather beautiful building, spotlessly clean, with a good pool and some friendly dogs. Its run by some English ex-pats who we found a lot of fun to chat to. They looked after us well, even arranging a taxi for...

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

well what can we say, but a big thank you for your review, we are so pleased that you had a great stay with us at ayubowan,and we hope to see you again soon. the management.

Ludlow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 April 2012

I highly recommend this place to stay. The owners Brenda and Ron managed to find me a room with 20 minutes notice, the rooms were spotlessly clean and well cared for and as a solo woman traveller, they made me feel completely at home. They also arranged me a fantastic tour of Kandy with their driver Asanka Fernando (http://asankafernando-tours.weebly.com). So...

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

we would like to say a big thank you for your review and are pleased that you enjoyed your stay at ayubowan.we certainly enjoyed your company and hope to see you again.

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 14 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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  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • 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: €52 - €58 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Upstairs room are quieter. All have good hot water.”
andrewe181, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We especially like the double room ensuite on the ground floor facing the swimming pool”
InesS156, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We had room 3 but imagine all rooms are good”
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.”
greygrump, 8 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Ground floor great for access to the pool.”
LincolnUKAllen, 8 Nov 2015 | Read review
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