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1 room, 2 adults


5-star5 stars
106A St. Marys Road, Kochchikade, Negombo, Western Province, 11540, Sri Lanka

Luxury hotel in Negombo with 5 outdoor pools and restaurant
  • Free WiFi

Restrictions related to your trip

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  • Waterland has excellent facilities. We enjoyed our private plunge pool. Some might find…Mar. 1, 2019
  • We found Waterland quiet and tranquil nestled between a river and canal and close to the…Jul. 19, 2018


from A$135
  • Villa, 1 King Bed, Private Pool, Canal View
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What’s around Waterland


  • On the riverwalk
  • Negombo Beach - 2.4 mi / 3.8 km

Getting around

  • Bandaranaike Intl. Airport (CMB) - 42 min drive
  • Railway Station Negombo - 19 min drive
  • Seeduwa - 24 min drive
  • Gampaha Railway Station - 43 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 5 rooms


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Sri Lanka may have travel restrictions in place, including self-quarantine, due to COVID-19.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children (5 years old and younger) not allowed

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*


  • Onsite parking limited

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Restaurant
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Number of outdoor pools - 5
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Spa services on site
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Billiards or pool table
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Number of buildings/towers - 5
  • Year Built – 2015
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
Sleep well
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Private plunge pool
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Separate dining area
  • Furnished balcony or patio
Freshen up
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
Be entertained
  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)

Special features


Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. Services include deep-tissue massages, facials, body scrubs, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including Ayurvedic and reflexology.


Waterland Restaurant - Overlooking the garden, this fine-dining restaurant specializes in fusion cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Waterland Barge - This restaurant overlooks the ocean and specializes in fusion cuisine. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Waterland’s small print

Also known as

  • Waterland House Negombo
  • Waterland Negombo
  • Waterland Hotel Negombo
  • Waterland Hotel
  • Waterland Negombo
  • Waterland Hotel Negombo


Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited. Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for massage services and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 25 per vehicle (one-way)

Airport shuttle service for children costs USD 25 (one-way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Waterland

  • Does Waterland offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Waterland does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is there a pool at Waterland?
    Yes, there are 5 outdoor pools.
  • Are pets allowed at Waterland?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Waterland?
    You can check in starting at 2 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Waterland?
    Yes, Waterland Restaurant offers alfresco dining, fusion cuisine, and garden views. Nearby restaurants include Petit (2 mi), The Coffee Bean (2.2 mi), and Lords (2.4 mi).
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Waterland?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 25 per vehicle one-way.
  • What is there to do near Waterland?
    Recommended spots to visit include Negombo Beach (2.4 mi).

Recent reviews

Very good 8.4 From 11 reviews

Fair 4.0
Very friendly and helpful staff, location is very isolated so you enjoy some peace of mind during the day but its bloody scary at night specially your inside a jungle riverside, not flexible at late checkouts which
us1 night trip
Good 6.0
friendly staff, lots of power cuts when we were there. Air conditioning wasn't working properly so the room was very hot. We were only there for one night so didn't really get into the feel of the hotel but we would have looked for somewhere else if the problems continued. breakfast was not very good.. Bread basket consisting of 2 hard croissants, 2 cup cakes and 2 hard boiled eggs! really less than impressed.. they did reduce some costs because of the issues, which was good of them. there was no view of the canlal from the room, due to a privacy there is a hedge obscuering the view.
as1 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Mostly excellent, but...
Generally excellent with very good staff, but with just a small complaint. The room was lovely, but small things slightly spoiled it, such as the air conditioning was not very effective as the netting over the bed prevented the air from getting to you when you slept, which made it very stuffy. And while the bathroom was spectacular, the shower went everywhere. On the plus side the staff were wonderful and the food delicious.
John, th2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Peaceful on the lagoon.
Good find for a night or 2. Chose this as fairly close to the airport. Small hotel exactly as advertised. Very helpful and friendly staff. Good size room and bathroom. Very nice and pleasing views.
BERYL, us2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Loved it
Lovely hotel. Can highly recommend the Elephant villa!
Jennifer, gb2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Charmant hotel au calme vue sur la nature. Tres belle chambre. Petit Petit déjeuner copieux et très bon. Personnel disponible et aidant. Bien situé près de la plage de Negombo. Très bon endroit pour commencer votre séjour au Sri Lanka.
fr1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Om ni vill ha en vistelse i form av några dagars avkoppling så är detta perfekt. Man kan äta middag på sin privata terass och bada i sin privata pool. Maten är jättegod och prisvärd. Du kan ej bada i floden, men är ca 10 min med tuk-tuk till stranden. Supernöjd!
Birgitta, se1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Sehr schönes Boutique Hotel
Sehr zuvorkommendes Personal. Sehr schöne Zimmer. Leider wegen Flughafennähe teils ein bisschen laut
de2 night trip
Good 6.0
au1 night romance trip