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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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Perth, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For what you payed for it was not a good hotel the air conditioning didnt work , we had to change rooms the doors didn't lock, no plug to charge anything, we had to get a new cetle. the only two good things about the hotel for me was the pool and the breakfast was good.

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Arendal, Norway
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here the first two nights via an Intrepid tour. It is an old hotel, not well maintained, but it works. The paint is falling off the walls, and it probably hasn't been updated in a few years, at least this is what struck me upon arrival. The rooms are basic with fan/AC and small fridge/kettle. Beds are okay, with... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel was a very good deal. They had the best breakfast buffet of all hotels we stayed at during our two week trip. The dinner was also high standard and a la carte as well. Pool is clean and nice, maybe a bit too much chloric but I guess it´s necessary. The bar, located in front of the sea... More 

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Perth, Australia
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This was our first stay on arrival in Sri Lanka. Very basic older style hotel. We were taken to a room on first floor. Could see the sea if stood outside of door and looked between other accommodation. Room had no air con, fan only. No refrigerator no tea / coffee facility. Bathroom was old and in disrepair. Breakfast was... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

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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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

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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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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4 helpful votes 4 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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18 helpful votes 18 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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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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