Tag Archives: Negombo

The Hotel Deephani, Negombo

Location - On the beach in Negombo, just a 20 minute tuk tuk taxi ride to or from the airport. The hotel is well signed from Lewis Place, the main road leading along the Negombo beach area. The hotel can arrange a tuk tuk to the airport, or a pick up for a cheap price, about £3 each way for a tuk tuk or double that for a car. Or, to pay an even cheaper price, just walk onto Lewis place and engage any of the tuk tuk drivers you’ll find…

The Paradise Beach Hotel, Negombo

Location - On the beach in Negombo, just a 20 minute tuk tuk ride to or from the airport. The hotel is easily found on Lewis Place, the main road leading along the Negombo beach area. Check In/Reception - Quick and easy, no problems. The friendly staff offer a glass of fresh mango juice to cool you down as you sign in. The Room - The room was fine, very comfortable, with air con and a fan, a decent view over pool and beach, and a TV with a huge array of satellite…

The Taj Airport Garden Gateway Hotel, Seeduwa

Before we go into details, here’s a short film that I made on arriving at the hotel. It’s not meant to be a glossy film showing the accommodation at it’s best, just an honest first impression on what the average visitor might encounter on arrival.   Location - The Taj Airport Garden Gateway Hotel is located about 3.5km from the International Airport, about 30km from Colombo city centre (1 hour by taxi) and 10km from Negombo Beach area. From the main road turn off the private driveway runs through about 350…

The Jetwing Beach Hotel, Negombo

The Jetwing Beach Hotel in Negombo is very near the Colombo marathon’s finish line (about 10 minutes walk along the beach). Before we go into details, here’s a short film that I made on arriving at the hotel. It’s not meant to be a glossy film showing the accomodation at it’s best, just an honest first impression on what the average visitor might encounter on arrival. Location - The Jetwing Beach is located between the main Negombo Beach and a road that runs the length of the hotel strip. It’s about…