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Friends Guesthouse Negombo

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Desk, iron/ironing board, rollaway beds, free WiFi
Desk, iron/ironing board, rollaway beds, free WiFi
Desk, iron/ironing board, rollaway beds, free WiFi
Desk, iron/ironing board, rollaway beds, free WiFi

Overview of Friends Guesthouse Negombo

Friends Guesthouse Negombo

2 out of 5

3.7/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Breakfast available
  • Laundry
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationNegombo Beach4 min walk
  • Popular LocationSt. Sebastian's Church10 min walk
  • Popular LocationAve Maria Convent19 min walk
  • AirportColombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.)24 min drive

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About this area


Located in Negombo, Friends Guesthouse Negombo is near the beach. Negombo Beach and Muthurajawela Visitor Centre reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Guruge Nature Park and Henerathgoda Botanical Garden.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Negombo Beach - 4 min walk
  • St. Sebastian's Church - 10 min walk
  • Ave Maria Convent - 19 min walk
  • St Anthony's Church - 3 min drive
  • Maris Stella College - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Railway Station Negombo - 4 min drive
  • Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.) - 24 min drive


  • Pancake House - 9 min walk
  • Edwin - 12 min walk
  • Ammehula - 16 min walk
  • Mad Dogs Bodega - 18 min walk
  • Waves Sea Food Restaurant - 18 min walk

About this property

Friends Guesthouse Negombo

Hotel with 24-hour front desk, walk to Negombo Beach
This hotel features 24-hour room service, laundry facilities and a 24-hour front desk. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include express check-in, express check-out and tour/ticket assistance. All 5 rooms provide in-room free WiFi, balconies and 24-hour room service. Other amenities available to guests include electric kettles, free bottled water and ceiling fans.
Friends Guesthouse Negombo offers 5 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with complimentary bottles of water and a ceiling fan. Rooms open to balconies. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested. Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Local area shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Breakfast available for a fee: USD 3 per person
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Bike rentals
  • Fishing

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


  • Newspapers in reception
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Swedish


  • Garden
  • Terrace

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)


  • Shower

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water

Outdoor space

  • Balcony


  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

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Check-in from 1 PM - 12:30 PM
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 7.0 per day.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: USD 3 per person (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 7.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Friends Guesthouse Negombo Hotel
Friends Guesthouse Negombo
Friends Negombo Negombo
Friends Guesthouse Negombo Hotel
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Rating 5 - Excellent. 4 out of 12 reviews
5 - Excellent 33%
Rating 4 - Good. 4 out of 12 reviews
4 - Good 33%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 12 reviews
3 - Okay 17%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 12 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 12 reviews
1 - Terrible 17%




Staff & service


Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
double charge with change differencent hotel owner issue…
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2019

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Very Nice hotel and clean
Very Nice hotel and clean. You can go 100% Nice place, beautiful room!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!++++
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2018

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Bad place. Lock your bags!!!!
I arrived at 2 am. The host pointed the room at me and went back to sleep, I didn't even got the chance to ask for the WIFI. The room was dirty and sheets obvious from the guests before. There was no TV nor hot water. În the morning they moved me at the first floor where hot water was available. Upstairs the WIFI is not working. They didn't clean the room not even once în 8 days, I didn't receive the free bottles of water that were included, but în the end they charged me 800 rupies for 4 coffes that I had and I could see that they searched în my suitcase.So be carefull, lock your bags!!! I do not recommend these place. Is a bad location, very dirty street and very noisy with a lot of crows.

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Excellent guesthouse; would stay there again!
We highly recommend Friends Guesthouse in Negombo. The staff were excellent, kind, and accommodating. The rooms were lovely, clean, and well-appointed. It is only a short walk to the beach through a real Sri Lankan neighbourhood. The beach itself was not the greatest. There are restaurants and shops nearby and the airport is a reasonable drive away. The Sri Lankans are the most sincerely kind and friendly people I have ever met in my travels and this was also reflected in the Guesthouse.

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Lovely guesthouse walking distance to the beach.
This was the cheapest room on Expedia so we weren't expecting much when we arrived. The location of the guesthouse is just off the main strip but up a more residential street. ( don't let this put you off). Friend guesthouse is a wee surprise jem. The building is new, rooms clean and modern, with great aircon. Wifi was good - not available in the room but could get a reception sitting out on our balcony. The free breakfast was excellent. They would have it ready for you whatever time you requested and would serve it out on the balcony- a lovely touch! A few hiccups when checking in/signing out but this was due to communication issues and it being a new establishment. Negombo isn't the nicest of beaches ( head south for that) but being 20mins away from the airport we used this as an alternative to Colombo. Overall, a great stay for an excellent price. I would totally recommend it.