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Seahouse

Certificate of Excellence
121/2 Lewis Place, Negombo, Sri Lanka
Seahouse

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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room and reception by host were exactly what we were after. Perched on the beach, cheap accommodation, basic standards. The only issue was the incredible number of mosquitos in our room, I have genuinely never seen this many. But we were given a coil to burn and did have a net to fend them off. The host was very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Super friendly staff. Reasonably priced and right on the beach! Room was clean and mattress was very doable. Food is made with care, although a bit overpriced but that goes for pretty much every place for food in Negombo. It might take a while before it's ready so don't wait to order until you're hungry. All the best, Tijs

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

There was nothing truly horrible about Seahouse, but it wasn't great. Dark and damp room, holes in the mozzie net, and a serious and surly older man greeting you at reception. Not quite the friendly greeting you might be looking for if you've just arrived in Sri Lanka, and which you'll receive all over the rest of the country! The... More 

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SeahouseNegombo, オーナー at Seahouse, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your valuable opinion. I feel terribly sorry that we could not meet reach your satisfaction. We will make improvements of our facility as well as our service. I could not meet you in person this time, and I apologize if you felt offended by our employee's attitude to welcome you. Best Regards, Shanaka More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in sea house for 2 nights in October and love it.we wanted a relaxing end to our trip,and that was what we got .the restaurant is right on the beach, The food was very delicious.The room was very clean,bed comfortable and bathroom amazing.staff is excellent***** supun,ragu.very friendly.sundowners on the beach each evening added to magical,restful stay.this place can... More 

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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We actually only slept here for a few hrs having arrived at about 5am in the morning at the guesthouse but having been travelling for 20 hrs the few hrs sleep were very welcome! The host Shanaka got up extra early to welcome us on arrival and was so nice from start to finish. Having (mistakenly) booked another hotel for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the Seahouse for two nights at the beginning of our Sri Lanka holiday. The Seahouse guest house is the perfect place for the low budget or rucksack traveler. It is a straightforward, simple but clean guest house. It is very conveniently located not far from the international airport. It is also situated right on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

i confirm that is the perfect place to stay when you just arrive in sri lanka, in front of the beach, simple bedrooms, not expansive at all to compare with the others places and above all a lovely owner named Shanaka who is also the best and the more patient driver ever ;))) thanks again Shanaka, you contributed to make... More 

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Eindhoven
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Beach Beach Beach!!! Nice place near the beach to catch some sun before you go back. The breakfast was amazing (the Englisch and Sri Lankan). The tortillas were delicious! They treat you like family and really look out for you. The mosquito net was very nice because it was a square. The location was nice because you can easily go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We started and ended our three-week Sri Lanka tour at Seahouse, due to the excellent hospitality of Shanaka. A group of 7, we needed some help finding a driver and all, and he went out of his way to help us find the greatest driver. The hotel is a no-frills place, in a good location with the back garden overlooking... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Its should be guesthous not 5 star hotel!!!!!!!!! Not worth the money!!!!!! For 1 person 2000 rupis for not to good looking rooms is not worth it!!!!! And its not close to the senter of the city!!!! The street outside is dark and scary

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