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Piya Nivasa Guest House

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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
5 Feb 2017
“Great hospitality”
19 Mar 2014
“A wonderful place with very friendly hosts”
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

This old house have a soul and history. It is situated right on the busy road to Galle. About 4 kilometers south of Ambalangoda and 8 kilometers before Hikkaduwa. There are 2 aircon rooms and 2 rooms with a fan. Upstairs there’s a nice balcony...More

Thank Spkthomsen
Reviewed 20 March 2014

We have been staying at this beautiful colonial house for a whole week and really felt warmly welcomed from the very beginning. Roy and his family are absolutely friendly and caring. When you are staying here you will get really delicious, typical Sri Lankan food...More

1  Thank JuNiausLE
Reviewed 20 October 2013

I stayed 2 days and 2 nights and this amazing place. It's an old house from the begining of the last century. Even the Tsunami didn't destroyed it! You are at arround 20meters from the beach and even if the raod between the house and...More

Thank Fab B
Reviewed 12 August 2012

I got to know of this place by a traveller's guide. It was recommended as a quiet, clean and cheap accomodation. When I made my trip to Sri Lanka I stayed there for some nights until I found a much better place. Here my short-review:...More

3  Thank J M
Reviewed 10 February 2011

This is a beautiful colonial house, but the inside condition is a lot worse than it looks outside. Rooms are not very clean, found some animal's poo on the bed... and the insects are everywhere because the house is in a village with forest all...More

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US$ 17 - US$ 19 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle District > Ambalangoda
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"Down stairs is the aircon rooms, but there's no view to the sea."
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"Dodanduwa (near Hikkaduwa): Sea Shine Guesthouse"
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