Replies: 6 - Last Post: Jun 15, 2012 9:48 AM Last Post By: HelenIAM
Jun 14, 2012 5:22 AM
Jun 14, 2012 5:41 AM
In my experience most guest houses do not offer internet access, in fact, many of them don't have access to the internet for themselves although the number offering free wifi does seem to be increasing slowly.
Most of the popular tourist venues do have an internet cafe soewhere closem by.
The big towns such as Negombo, Kandy, Galle, etc . have a cafe somewhere and even places like Ella and Haputale, up in the hill country now have somewhere that you can get web access.
It's still worth making note of phone numbers of places you expect to visit. I don't usually book in advance as I quite enjoy checking out new places when I arrive somewhere but on the rare occasion when I've wanted to be sure of having a room pre-arranged, I've sometimes got the owner of the guest house I'm in to phone ahead and check out availability.
Saves trying to understand a strange accent on a bad phone line and the owners are usually happy to do that for you as it gives them " brownie points " with the other owner and can lead to recommendations coming back the other way.
Jun 14, 2012 5:45 AM
Jun 14, 2012 3:40 PM
Jun 14, 2012 10:08 PM
Jun 15, 2012 9:48 AM
6Thanks! Yes I am talking about Sri Lanka. I was going to plan where I go & where to stay as I travel. I'll just note down a load of phone nos before I go. Hmmm!
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