St Lachlan Hotel and Suites is a small, best-budget hotel located down a quiet lane in Negombo, Sri Lanka's airport beach resort . It consists of two separate buildings that that are linked together by a central swimming pool. The hotel offers peaceful surroundings, well-appointed accommodation at competitive rates and a restaurant that serves a range of Sri Lankan and western cuisine.
There are 16 spacious rooms and suites, all with tastefully designed interiors. In-room facilities include a/c, overhead fan, flat screen TV with satellite channels, tea/coffee facility, mini-bar, Wi-Fi, and safety locker. Ensuite bathrooms have h/w rain showers.
Superior Rooms: The ten Superior Rooms are furnished with king-sized beds, work desk, dresser and lounge chairs.
Suites: Each of the six Suites consists of a separate bedroom, living area opening out on to a small balcony, dining area and pantry.
The main restaurant, Aria, serves Sri Lankan and western cuisine prepared with fresh seafood purchased directly from the local fisherman. The Aqua bar is smallish but appealing and serves a range of alcoholic beverages. There is also a spacious roof terrace where candlelit dinners are organized upon request. Guests can also dine in the privacy of their own room or suite. There is a swimming pool with a pool deck. St Lachlan offers a butler service which comes in handy especially for those wanting to go on an excursion or spend a morning at the beach. Just inform the butler and he will make all arrangements including chilled beers and a picnic lunch.
Why We Like It
This money-saving option is a short hop to the airport, within walking distance of Negombo's bars and has a good-sized pool
St Lachlan is close to Lewis Place - Negombo's tourist centre with its hotels, wayside shops and small beach hut restaurants. The beaches are only a 10-minute walk away. The hotel is located just 20 minutes from the international airport and the capital city of Colombo is about 30 minutes south.