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Apartment Stay Sri Lanka is suitable for 4 or 5 member families. It is cheaper than staying in a star class Hotel. Staying in a rented Apartment can save you lot of money rather than paying large hotel bill and it offers you the privilege to cook your own food in the Apartment’s kitchen. Also the Apartment renting people will help you to hire a temporary local cook who can cook Western, Indian and Chinese dishes. In the meantime you must be careful about the usage of A/C in your rooms and halls. These may give you large electricity bill that can exceed than the normal hotel bill. Normally a 2-3 room apartment can suit for this kind of family vacation where at night time youngsters can sleep in the halls.
If you can find rented homes near to beach side will cut your electricity bill with the free cool air coming from the sea. In Jaffna and Colombo you can find 1 - 3 bedroom apartments on daily rental basis in the town centers. These buildings used to have CCTV camera facility, security personal, car parking and separate A/C units along with lift facility. In UK and USA the renting guests may get insurance coverage while they are staying in a rented Apartment. But here the building owners don't provide Insurance coverage for their guests. Guests must arrange their own insurance coverage from their own countries while they are visiting Sri Lanka. Meanwhile all over Colombo there are many public CCTV's in operation to monitor the local citizen and Foreign Tourists' activities. Providing correct time and place will help the police to assist you if you happened to lose anything in a three Wheeler or Taxi.
Master bedroom used to have attached bath room with running hot and cold water facility and bathtub. Balcony, Gym and roof top garden areas are normal inclusion in the rental package. Some of them offer land phone facility, swimming pool and Wi-Fi hotspot facility. Modern kitchen with utilities, refrigerator, Micro oven and wash room with machine and drying area are normally included in the area. Guests from UK, France, Italy, Germany, Norway, Canada, Denmark and Switzerland used to advance book and stay in these places mostly during the Nallur Temple Festival season. Also they use to rent out Toyota KDH vans with drivers. You can find these Service Apartments in the classified websites and in the Sunday Newspaper advertisements.
Washing machines, Micro oven, LED TV with cable connection, Internet facility, lift, cooking facility, and many more are provided by the owners.
Popular Apartment rental location in Wellawatte, Colombo 6, with the road names.
You can make your hot, cold drinks and can cook your own meals in these apartments. These apartments used to be located near to supermarkets, Banks and fine restaurants. In some supermarkets you can find freshly baked bakery items along with take away food service. At the nearby restaurant you can order any kind of food that is available for take away or you can dine there. Some of these restaurants provide home delivery service too. You can directly contact Pizza shops Briyani shops for home delivery. If you are going to use your plastic card to pay the meals, then inform them about it when you are ordering them. Another way to get delivered your favorite meals is to become as a member in the PickMe Food App or with Uber Eats App. These two service providers will deliver your ordered meals in timely manner at your door step with their motorcycle delivery people.
Most of the apartment owners and apartment renting companies expect you to rent their Apartment at least for one week. Check in time and check out time is 12:00 noon (May vary). When booking an Apartment you have to pay some advance. Normally pay Rs 5,000/- as advance and get your bill for the paid amount. At the time of occupancy must pay full amount. When checking out you needs to pay for consumed electrify at around Rs 50/- per unit. To avoid heavy electricity bill don't use your A/C for long hours. Nallur Temple festival season is high occupancy season for Colombo and Jaffna Apartments. Also service apartments are available in Jaffna, Kandy and Nuwara Eliya.
Lot of foreigners and Sri Lankans living abroad used to purchase their Apartments at affordable price or in the service Apartment complex. Then they used to hand over them to service Apartment providers or Apartment rental service providers. They used to pay monthly rent to the owners, whether the unit is occupied or not. Minor repairs will be done by them. They will pay the Telephone, water and Electricity bills on monthly basis. Whenever you want to visit Sri Lanka this is your home you can stay free but give them prior notice.