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Henderson Airport Residence

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No. 3 Goluwapokuna Mawatha Bolawalana, Negombo 11500 Sri Lanka
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#1 of 473 B&Bs / Inns in Negombo
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Dear Readers and Customers , Our residence is open for every visitor, we have specious, clean, cool, well thought up decorated rooms, in a nice, friendly, quiet environment. You are always welcome at our home. We are located in the center of Negombo, 10 minute ride from the airport and the beach, 5 minute ride from the local market. It is with great pleasure we inform you, we also provide/arrange transportation/tours in new, comfortable and most dependable vehicles (all air-conditioned) with experienced, qualified, friendly and honest drivers (guides) most importantly capable of driving you safely to your desired destinations. We guarantee you the best quality, trustable, dependable and personalized services ever possible in Srilanka. We give you the most reasonable rates/offers, compared with the quality of the vehicles, service and the drives we provide. We guarantee you, to provide, more value for your money. The only thing we can assure you is you will not get disappointed or you will not regret for hiring our services. So you are most welcome to try our services and hospitality .Join with us to experience THE most amazing, exiting, wonderful and memorable holiday in Srilanka. Thank you for your time.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Fishing
Airport transportation
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Car park
Wifi
Snack bar
Wine / champagne
Vending machine
Shuttle bus service
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Shared kitchen
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Alex G wrote a review Mar. 2020
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British and Slovenian pair travelling for first time to Sri Lanka. This family hostel was very friendly and helpful. We arrived late, they greeted us with beers and didnt mind if we stayed up to have a few more aslong as we kept it quiet. They sorted us out with our travel to Sigiriya for a very good price. Breakfast was good quality local food. A family home that really look after you. 100% recommend and will return.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Polina_Ku wrote a review Feb. 2020
St. Petersburg, Russia47 contributions8 helpful votes
Good option for a overnight stay before or after the flight. The hosts are extremely good-natured and hospitable, they were trying to do their very best to ensure we are happy and content with everything. The included breakfast was really good, and they also organised a transfer to the airport by the host personally. All in all, a very good option with national flavour.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Alanka H, Owner at Henderson Airport Residence
Responded Feb. 26, 2020
Really appreciate for the wonderful comment. Thank you very much.
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Mats S. wrote a review Feb. 2020
Hamburg, Germany3 contributions
You will have a lovely stay at the Henderson Airport Stay. We had a lovely Stay and the Dal is the best in the world! The family is very lovely. All is very clean. They adopt you very lovely. Alanka has a lovely team of drivers and cars. They are very honest. Greetings Mats
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Date of stay: January 2020
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Sanath wrote a review Feb. 2020
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Had to find a place to stay near the airport urgently at night. This place was perfect. Owner was very kind and helpful. Business was run very well and the owners mother provided us with a very nice Sri Lankan breakfast. Whatever we needed the owner was happy to oblige including pick up drop off services. Room was very comfortable and place with a typical Sri Lankan home with a nice upstairs patio area giving the unique Sri Lankan home experience. If you truly want to see what the real Sri Lanka is lik, this is the place to go. To the owner, you have expressed your interest in travelling to NZ! We would be happy to show you around here as well! Thanks again, Sanath
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled with family
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Stephanie D wrote a review Dec. 2019
Bangkok, Thailand2 contributions
Our family of 4 (2 adults and 2 children) stayed here for one night and were served the most amazing Sri Lankan breakfast (still the best breakfast of our almost 2 week tour of Sri Lanka). Alanka and his family (and dog Rocky) gave us such a warm reception. This was conveniently located in proximity to the airport and Alanka also provides great travel tips.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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coolsmat wrote a review Dec. 2019
Salzburg, Austria3 contributions
Me and my 2 friends arrived at the airport at around 2am. He was waiting outside for like 30-50 minutes because there was a problem with our visa so we were late and he didn't even said one word about it. Also it was one of our first trip so far from home and he informed us litteraly about every thing you need to know. The room we booked was completely clean and good looking. The breakfast was tasty and his family was as kind as he was. So all in all it was breathtaking and i would go there again.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Hoboburgundy wrote a review Dec. 2019
Bangkok, Thailand19 contributions14 helpful votes
We began our Sri Lankan journey at Henderson Residence where we stayed for 1 night before starting a 10 day tour. The room comfortably accommodated a family of 4 and Alanka's family prepared a most delicious Sri Lankan breakfast. Additionally, Alanka accompanied us on our travels throughout Sri Lanka, making great recommendations. We highly recommend Henderson Residence and using Alanka's expertise for travel.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Tartan69 wrote a review Dec. 2019
Singapore, Singapore286 contributions229 helpful votes
What more can I ask for.. a beautifully run family guesthouse close to Colombo airport. We all slept comfortably in the family room. The best part was the sensational breakfast including egg hoppers! I would highly recommend Henderson if you are travelling through Colombo.. hopefully we’ll be back!
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Zainab A wrote a review Dec. 2019
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I used a booking website to book a room at this property for one night. My husband and I were reaching Colombo late at night and wanted a place to stay close to the hotel before heading off for Unawatuna the next morning. During my booking I had selected my check in time around 11ish pm. This was within the check in time offered by the property of (13:00 to 00:30). The owner emailed me saying that this was a home stay property and not a hotel and that I should book myself a hotel. I found this message confusing and called the property. The owner repeated the same thing to me. I told him that I had no issue with the place not being a hotel and just wanted to know if it was ok for me to arrive late as my flight was landing at 10 p.m. To this the owner agreed. I then asked the owner about airport pick up and he told me to WhatsApp him. The conversation that ensued was absolutely horrific! First the owner told me the airport pick up rates. As these were expensive, I told him that I would get a cab. He then asked me what rate I would be willing to pay. I told him, and that did not work for him. For the second time during my interaction with him, he told me to cancel the booking if I had made this expecting free airport pick up. I told him that was not the case and we would get there on our own. The owner then started questioning me about the room and offered me a free upgrade. I thought that was nice and was keen on accepting the offer. However, for the third time in the conversation, he told me to cancel the booking from the website I had used and that he would make the booking at his end. As my booking is close to New Years, I did not feel comfortable cancelling a booking without a confirmed booking in hand. So I asked the owner if it was ok for him to send me the confirmed booking first before I cancelled. The owner took offence Tk this and started asking me why i was along for an email and did I not trust him? (An extremely strange question coming from a man who I have never met... I mean, duh, it’s a business dealing ... send me a confirmation before I make changes at my end). Anyway, I told him that I did not know him and he had already asked me to cancel the room THRICE! He took a lot of offense to that and started saying that if I suspected him then I shouldn’t stay at the residence and I should cancel blablabla... Clearly this man is unprofessional and does not know how to deal with guests. He had some sort of ulterior motive for getting me to cancel the booking because of which it seemed like his standard response to everything. I have attached the conversation to give travellers a preview of what the owner is like. I have cancelled the booking and complained to the website that I made the booking from. Also, do read the negative reviews about this property as all of them are about the owner and his behaviour. I am glad that I have cancelled this booking especially after reading the review written by one lady who was turned away from the property on arrival.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Elaine wrote a review Sep. 2019
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Our welcome to Sri Lanka from Alanka and his family was like visiting family, a home away from home. We were picked up around 12.30am from the airport, it was an extremely warm evening & after travelling a long way from Australia it was fantastic to arrive to a lovely family friendly place where the air conditioner & fans were on & a pot of tea was made to enjoy prior to a shower & rest. The place was extremely clean & the food was amazing, Sri Lankan tradition at it's best. 2 lovely nights spend here prior to heading to the south coast which I can recommend, this was my 1st visit to Sri Lanka where I felt very safe, nothing was too much trouble & our tuk tuk drivers arranged by Alanka saw us have a great couple of days in Negombo, thank you Alanka & your family along with Sammy our driver for making me feel like family & for introducing me to such an amazing place.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Henderson Lake View Residence
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Henderson Airport Residence
Which popular attractions are close to Henderson Airport Residence?
Nearby attractions include Muthurajawela Marsh (3.7 km), St. Mary's Church (3.0 km), and Main Fish Market (4.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Henderson Airport Residence?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Henderson Airport Residence?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Henderson Airport Residence?
Yes, free parking and a parking garage are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Henderson Airport Residence?
Conveniently located restaurants include Salt Restaurant, Jude Restaurant, and Leonardo by Bella Vita.
Does Henderson Airport Residence have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Henderson Airport Residence offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Henderson Airport Residence have airport transportation?
Yes, Henderson Airport Residence offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.