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Don's Beach Hotel

3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   171/2 Lewis Place, Negombo 11500, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #25 of 41 Specialty Lodging in Negombo
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014
RickKapper Oegstgeest, The Netherlands
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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199 reviews 199 reviews
81 hotel reviews
263 helpful votes 263 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

To start with this is a budget choice in Negombo and so my review takes this into consideration. I would not recommend this hotel to others for a few valid reasons. Firstly they tried to overcharge us despite making a booking with Booking.com which clearly showed the price that was due. We booked a triple room yet they had us... More

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Oegstgeest, The Netherlands
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We've stayed at this hotel for 2 nights. The room was basic, but ok. Large balcony overlooking the beach and sea. It doesn't have a pool or breakfastroom, but you can use these facilities at the neighbouring Golden Star Hotel (same owner). Both breakfast and swimmingpool there are good. It's located in walking distance of some restaurants which is conveniënt,... More

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Aalborg, Denmark
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71 reviews 71 reviews
26 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Is an old and worn-out hotel, but the rooms look nice, are big and tidy. But the bathrooms is awful. What do you get for 30$? It's well-placed next to the beach which - in the out of season periode - is not very charming. The sister hotel next door is where you get breakfast - and you can use... More

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014 via mobile

We stayed at like priced hotels all over Sri Lanka and this had by far the best and most functional facilities. It was clean and the water was hot and abundant, the tv, air con and doors all worked. These were problems we encountered everywhere else. The availability of the golden star hotel next door with its great buffet breakfast,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

Price on Booking.com is without tax, so when I booked it showed USD38 but after tax it became USD50 or LKR5800, quite pricey. Other than tht the breakfast is Gr8 with gd mix. Room is clean with hot water & ground floor rooms get better wifi connection that upper floors. Room 11 is worst, i stayed room 5 2nd time... More

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Wollongong, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

I recently stayed in Don's Beach Hotel in Negombo which is much closer to the airport than Colombo. The advantage to this hotel is that while you stay in the cheaper of the accommodation the hotel next door is the sister hotel so you get to use their facilities - such as the buffet breakfast, volley ball court, swimming pool... More

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Panadura, Sri Lanka
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

We stayed at this hotel for 1 night. I would say it's really good value for your money. The owner of Don's is same as Golden star beach hotel so they share everything including pool and restaurant. Room rate with breakfast was really good and rooms were very clean and nice. We used the pool of golden star beach hotel... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Very good small hotel with 12 rooms which are clean and roomy. Also have access to a swimming pool and restaurant with the sister hotel next door. Rooms come with a balcony overlooking the ocean, also air conditioning and mosquito net and hot water available at all times. Close to restaurants and shops and a 30 minute walk to the... More

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Muang Phayao, Phayao, Thailand
3 reviews 3 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

The room is clean and near by the beach you can walk only a few minute. Approximately 15 minute to the town by rent a motor tricycle. There are many place to see in Negombo e.g. fisherman village, Portugal Church,

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Helsinki, Finland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Compared with the large starred hotels a bit further north, this one is very inexpensive, but still quite well equipped. It has a large pool, although you need to walk just a bit: the pool as well as the restaurant are located at the adjacent (pricier looking) hotel by the same management. The sea itself in Negombo is very rough,... More

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Address: 171/2 Lewis Place, Negombo 11500, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Negombo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Don's Beach Hotel 3*
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