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Golden Star Beach Hotel

3.0 of 5 163 Lewis Place, Negombo, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Got stuck staying here at the beginning of an Intrepid trip. They put me in a room directly above the pool where they were having a live band. When I complained that I couldn't sleep because of the unbelievably loud noise, I was basically told that it was Christmas time in Sri Lanka and to deal with it. The hotel... More 

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Pune, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

GOLDEN STAR BEACH HOTEL - NEGOMBO BEACH ROAD ============================================= Ok let me get to the basics first. This hotel is probably one of the oldest hotels in this area, built in 1970s and has changed hands, and names several times. It is located at the start of Negombo Beach road as you arrive from Colombo International Airport to Negombo. Everything... More 

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Sneek, Nederland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Hotel looks Nice from THE outside. Rooms are old. THE bathroom was full with water after showering. THE toilet did not flush. THE restaurants was nice iT is close located to brown beach. Roomservice was nice. I would not return to this hotel but iT was arrange by Shoestring

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Toronto, Canada
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We arrive early and found out that it is off season for scuba diving but they are very helpful in arranging the tour around Sri Lanka on a very short Notice at the same time gave us the room to be able to get a shower. Two thumps up to the Manager/Owner as well as the whole team of Golden... More 

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wexford, ireland
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7 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I wrote a review of the Golden Star Beach Hotel previously. I had never seen such a bad hotel. I'm not a negative person. You can see I have written many reviews and they are all positive except for this hotel. I couldn't believe the number of good reviews the hotel gets, especially from Sri Lankans so I called in... More 

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Coolum Beach, Australia
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We spent 2 weeks back packing with our family around Sri Lankan with no pre booking or set destination. Most of our accommodation was budget style to mid range guest houses. So for the last 2 nights we stayed at the golden star beach hotel and we throughly enjoyed it. It is slightly aged compared to western standards, but it... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This hotel is ok, the rooms are quite run down but served the purpose as an overnight stopover after a long flight. The pool area and bar are very nice and breakfast was excellent! It is in quite good location for shops and restaurants!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The hoteI is a bit noisy and not very comfortable but the ayurvedic spa is exceptional. Ask for Sujith who is a very nice and talented therapist and I had the best ayurvedic massages I have never had.

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Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
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8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Not wishing to start in Colombo this was as good a place to start a Sri Lankan adventure as any. Not an expensive hotel, rooms ok but needed a bit more cleaning,staff very pleasant and willing to assist. Pool area and bar were above average. Excellent breakfast with a real Sri Lankan flavour! Wished I had bought a piece of... More 

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Arklow, Ireland
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Staff were helpful, however thr room was not cleaned properly. Sheets were dirty snd found bkack hair in bathroom. Wifi connection is not very reliable. Food is average, pool is ok. Would not choose to stay here, moved for second night of transit.

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Address: 163 Lewis Place, Negombo, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Negombo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Golden Star Beach Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 62
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#7 Spa Hotel in Negombo
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Negombo

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