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Transit in Colombo - Taxi to and from Hotel

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Transit in Colombo - Taxi to and from Hotel

Hi all, I am spending a night in Colombo for transit. I have booked Amagi Lagoon Resort & Spa which is very close to the airport (think 5-10 mins away from what I have read). Can you let me know how easy is it to get a taxi from the airport and approximately how much it would cost.

My departure flight is at 7am, will there be taxis at the hotel?

Thank you for your help

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1. Re: Transit in Colombo - Taxi to and from Hotel

There are 6-7 taxi counters in arrivals hall.

Hans

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2. Re: Transit in Colombo - Taxi to and from Hotel

Amagi Lagoon is in Negombo, so taxi should be approx. LKR 1,700-2,000.

The hotel can arrange a taxi to take you to the airport.

Hans

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3. Re: Transit in Colombo - Taxi to and from Hotel

Hi there,

It's south Negombo, indeed 10 mins or so from airport. Should be less than Rs 1,000 cab fare. For return better check with hotel staff whether prebooking is needed or not.

All the best,

<Erik> & [Sandya]

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4. Re: Transit in Colombo - Taxi to and from Hotel

Thank you Hans and Erik

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5. Re: Transit in Colombo - Taxi to and from Hotel

I am transiting in Colombo, do you know if I can pay the taxi with US$ or I need to exchange some Rs? Thank you

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6. Re: Transit in Colombo - Taxi to and from Hotel

If the driver will even take USD it will be at lousy rate.

Hans

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