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Golden Star Beach Hotel

163 Lewis Place, Negombo, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
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  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very small rooms with a dodgy bathroom, two of my fellow travelers in my group woke up at night in horror with a mouse running over their heads. I couldn't believe it……The only thing I can't complain about it was the coffee, I was not impressed while there, but i got to appreciate later when I toured around the country... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved the view from the balcony, the bathroom was clean, the staff were nice- I loved how you could pick whatever you wanted for breakfast. Would recommend for families. It's location is close to negombo beach and it's not too far from colombo, so it is a good base for family trips to the capital city!

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New Delhi
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in this hotel for one night as we were on transit to Maldives. Firstly no one came to pick our luggage, the guy at the reception said that the staff had left, so we had to carry our own luggage. Rooms had insects , A/C wasnt working properly,dirty bed sheets. Thankfully we were there for a few hours... More 

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Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I have booked 6 room night two rooms in golden star beach hotel. I request them that second room I booked for honemon couple and do some arrangement for them . Such as some decoration. When the couple come nothing has be done. Some how they forgot to put all those. They received just plain room. After all of those... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I stayed here for my stopover accommodation provided by Srilankan Airlines after a 12 hour flight. Needless to say I was quite disappointed. You have a bed, a bathroom which would just meet your needs. No TV in room ( may be because I was a stopover passenger ) , bathroom looks antique and shower just managed to work. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Stayed here on the first night of a Intrepid tour. The accommodation was average but clean. Had all the amenities that you needed and nothing more. Close to the beach to watch a perfect Sri Lankan sunset. I personally didn't find Negombo worthwhile for a visit but this was where the tour started.

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The Golden Star was our first stop in Sri Lanka. We arrived in the dead of night after 9 hours of flight and after finding someone we were directed to our basic but comfortable room.The sound of crashing waves and the sea breeze blowing through the palm leaves very cool. All that was needed was a good shower to wash... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

I visited your hotel last month.Very good food. Also you get a nice feeling when you are sitting in the bar. A very nice place and the pool is good too. But the only negative is the Calypso band.They come near the tables and just scream. Only sings sinhala songs even if they sing English songs its pretty hard to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Could use some updating in the pool area. Becareful what room you get. On the first part of our trip we had an older room with a poorly working air con that leaked water in our room and a rather tired looking bathroom. On the end part of our trip we had a deluxe room and it was much better.... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This hotel is quite decent - linens were clean, rooms were renovated; has a beach at the back. Breakfast has variety, even for vegetarians. Generally a decent hotel. Rooms are quite spacious and beds are clean.

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