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Chilaw hotels and places to stay

Carolina Beach Resort & Spa
4 out of 5
Ambakandawila, Chilaw
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4.63 mi from city center
2.5/5 (4 reviews)
Not a 4 Star Hotel but probably a good 1 star!

"If this was a 1 star hotel, you may be pleased. However, I booked a 4 star hotel and in it falls very short. Food very average with poor hygiene with buffet almost inedible. Bar and dining room sit with a tin roof over the top. The bar which has a concrete plinth has no atmosphere, no decoration ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2016

Carolina Beach Resort & Spa
Hi Win Holidays Cottage Chilaw
3.5 out of 5
Thoduwawa Road Ambakandawila Chilaw, Chilaw
The price is $45 per night
3.59 mi from city center
Hi Win Holidays Cottage Chilaw
Anantaya Resort and Spa Chilaw
4.5 out of 5
Karukupane, Bangadeniya, Arachchikattuwa
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $72 per night
9.65 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (45 reviews)

"Location, facing both the pool and the Indian Ocean was superb. We had an ongoing problem with the toilet which kept running - it was attended to unsuccessfully twice before being completely replaced on our third and last day which also did away with the intermittent unpleasant smell. There was no ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

Anantaya Resort and Spa Chilaw
Wattura Resort and Spa
5 out of 5
No. 1271, Kammala South, Waikkala, Wennappuwa, North Western Province
The price is $241 per night
19.8 mi from city center
Wattura Resort and Spa
Coco Village Hotel
3 out of 5
Esabel Estate, Weeralanda Kumarakattuwa, Arachchikattuwa, North West
The price is $40 per night
4.69 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)

"Des personnes très aimable et attentionné, un cadre idillique en plein cœur d'un champ de cocotier, un superbe dîner et petit déjeune dans la lignée de l'image de l'hôtel avec des produits issu de la production locale de cocotiers."…"

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2019

Coco Village Hotel
Club Hotel Dolphin
4 out of 5
Kammala South, Wennappuwa
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19.57 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (102 reviews)

"Very spacious property even when near full occupancy. Staff always attentive and going extra mile. Good choice of food at buffet."…"

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2020

Club Hotel Dolphin
Jetwing Blue
5 out of 5
Negombo Beach, Ethukala, Negombo
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23.16 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (285 reviews)

"My mother, my sister and I had a really pleasant stay at Jetwing Blue. Excellent customer service. I would recommend the hotel to other people."…"

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2020

Jetwing Blue
Suriya Resort
5 out of 5
Kammala Road, Wennappuwa
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The price is $77 per night
19.16 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (36 reviews)

"We stayed in an over-water villa and it was huge and lovely, set apart from the hotel but not far. Only minor thing was the pond they are set in was a bit muddy as the water was shallow, if it was a couple of feet deeper the whole illusion would be much nicer."…"

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

Suriya Resort
Karunakarala Ayurveda Resort
3.5 out of 5
Centra Paradise Park, Jesu Nasarenu Mawatha, Thoppu Thota, Wennappuwa
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The price is $64 per night
19.45 mi from city center
3.5/5Good! (2 reviews)
Great resort to relax

"This resort is located next to the river and excellent to relax for a couple of days. Staff is very friendly and the property is well maintained. Would definitely go back!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2018

Karunakarala Ayurveda Resort
Jetwing Beach
5 out of 5
Ethukale, Negombo
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22.96 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (140 reviews)

"Ocean front, close to Bandaranaike international airport, spacious rooms, service with a smile, good food, minimalistic design of building and interior decor."…"

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

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Visiting Chilaw

Visitors can enjoy all that Chilaw has to offer including the seaside, restaurants, and parks. This city also attracts tourists with its welcoming locals.

  • There are 3 hotels and other accommodations in Chilaw
  • The closest major airport is in Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.), 30.7 mi (49.4 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Chilaw

A favorite place to visit in the city is Anawilundawa Bird Sanctuary. Additionally, you'll find Munneswaram Temple and Senanayake Aramaya in the area.

Here's a top place to stay based on our user reviews:

  • Anantaya Resort and Spa Chilaw - This 4.5-star resort features a full-service spa, a restaurant, and an outdoor pool. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its beach locale and pool.

Dressing for Chilaw

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 91°F and the nighttime average to be 72°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 91°F during the day and 76°F at night
  • July through September averages 87°F during the day and 76°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 89°F during the day and 73°F at night
  • Average annual rainfall for Chilaw is 1.89 inches
  • Hottest months are usually April and February with an average temperature of 91°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 73°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Chilaw?
Carolina Beach Resort & Spa is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data. This 4-star hotel offers a full-service spa and free breakfast. Other good choices for your trip include Hotel Pearl Gate and Hotel Capri Mc.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Chilaw, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel reservations are refundable provided that you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of check in. If your reservation is non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to get top deals in Chilaw.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Chilaw?
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What's the best hotel to stay close to Munneswaram Temple?
Hotel Capri Mc is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star hotel offers free WiFi and free parking. It’s located 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Munneswaram Temple. Other good options within a few miles include Hi Win Holidays Cottage Chilaw and Carolina Beach Resort & Spa.
What about the best place to stay close to Chilaw General Hospital?
One of the top choices for your stay is Hotel Capri Mc, located a short 0.4 mi (0.6 km) from Chilaw General Hospital, and this 3-star hotel offers free WiFi and free parking. Hi Win Holidays Cottage Chilaw and Carolina Beach Resort & Spa are two other good options within a few miles.
What are some accommodations with pools in Chilaw?
Anantaya Resort and Spa Chilaw is a popular 4.5-star resort featuring an outdoor pool, a full-service spa, and a poolside bar. Carolina Beach Resort & Spa is one more option that features an onsite pool.

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