About this listing
If you visit Sri Lanka and wish to experience the true perspective of the country and its' people in a low budget, this would be a choice worth considering. This is true Sinhalese - Buddhist heartland devoid of pollution you encounter elsewhere.
Located in the city of Horana, within 100-200 meters of all you need. Bus station, Post office, tele shops, internet cafes, biggest supermarket in the city, town hall, library, etc. etc. but still surrounded by nature - trees, birds, squirrels,,, Extremely clean and best hygienic. Attached bath/toilet. King size beds. Super staff. Absolutely safe. check out too.
Free water in and outside of room, suitable for drinking and bathing/shower. Very clean water from the well situated within the premises you can see or Public water supply at times of need. The cook can prepare food for you or you can prepare yourself with his assistance, if necessary - for a minimal cost.
Laundry can be done yourself or by the staff at a minimal cost too.
Interaction with guests
As I am out of the country most of the time, you can contact me thru email/ etc. when and if necessary. I have competent staff in place.
The neighborhood is typical urban , by the local standards. Very friendly towards guests, as long as, you do not step too hard on their toes. It is a two way street. Respect and be respected.
There are no train service to the city. Only buses are available to all parts of the Island from the only Bus Station - 5 mts. walk from the Tangorest. Tricycle stand is only few meters from Tangorest, if you prefer to use them or many Taxi services are on call as well.
Other things to note
Tangorest caters for the local clientele and the standards conforms to the kind of service they expect. No hot water in rooms. However, I have hot water available in House.
Also no Fridge in room - However, I have a large size fridge with freezer in house, if the client must use one. Cooking is with LPG gas - not with electric oven.
No heavy alcohol consumption in house.
Gated and guard dogs loose in the night - be aware.
Must check in-advance if parking space is needed.
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Mech., Auto & Marine engineer by education, I now live in Japan and conduct my Automobile and a Bar business etc. from there. Have lived in the US,Germany, Sweden, NZ, Canada as well for several years. Traveled extensively from Argentine to Alaska in the Americas, Caribbeans.Most west and east European countries, From Russia to Japan, most Asian countries, NZ, Oz, Oceania. West to east Africa, Mideast etc. etc. staying mostly close to local population, when visiting and away from well organized tourist package industry. Hence, I know what are the basic necessities for a budget traveler, personal safety being the most important.