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The Pearl

13 Poruthota Road, Negombo, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

A little bit over charged WiFi connection limited to lobby only Rooms are clean.......... with soap only I have ordered few things like some beer Cold drinks and a shot of black label Which is ok as compared to outside prices. Need more improvements as price is high for current environment of this location. Staff was very nice and friendly... More 

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1 Thank Nasir G
London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I was SO surprised this place got into the latest lonely planet book! We stayed here 1 night before our flight back to London, we were planning to celebrate the grand finale of an amazing 2 weeks journey through the island, so we didn't go cheap, even though it was just one short sleep. What a mistake! Here is why:... More 

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5 Thank Oleksandra2014
Rome, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014 via mobile

A very small and quiet place in front of the sea, full of old people looking for a rest( most of they are germana, of corse) The rooms are clear but old and very simple. The workers are obviously nice, but the breakfast is veeeery simple. If you are looking for peace and relax, this is a perfect place for... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

The hotel must be praised for its fantastic location, simple but clean rooms, and lovely breakfast. Unfortunately, it is situated opposite the only nightclub in the area, which is very loud. Management agreed to give a generous price reduction. Overall, the place is ideal for staying the first night after arriving in SL (will organise airport pickup), before travelling onwards.

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3 Thank Geschaeftsmannnnn
Oslo, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Not suitable for families as it is impossible to sleep before midnight... It is very close to the road and a night club with high live music accross the road. God service and nice food Accomodation overpriced

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4 Thank Safarica
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here for our last night of a 2 week holiday. Very happy with how friendly the staff were. Breakfast was great and attention to details were good too. Pros: Good location Friendly staff Not too expensive Cons: no pool (if that matters when you're right on the beach) Its v. Basic, The room doors were a bit flimsy Overall... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Booked because everywhere else was full. The room was very basic but clean enough and had no wifi in the rooms. The communal area had nowhere comfortable to sit and was perpetually populated by shirtless overweight Germans who were constantly smoking. The worst thing about it however was the value for money (or lack thereof). Just not worth the money.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

We stayed here twice. The rooms were always very clean, the staff extremley friendly and helpful and the food, especially the curries some of the best we enjoyed during our holiday. We definitely recommend this place.

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1 Thank jomeM
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012 via mobile

The hotel is ok and the romms too. But the noise from the disco next door is hell. Never had such a bad night in a hotel so far. The very cheap and monotone hammering went until 5:15am. Couldnt sleep at all.

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Pearl-Negombo T, Manager at The Pearl, responded to this review

We are apologizing to all our guests for the inconvenience accured on curtain dates. There is a newly setup place opposite our place who didn't cared about neighbors! Necessary steps was taken and now they stick to the rules and regulation like it is suppose to be! sorry again and hope to see you back soon in this beautiful country.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

Nice hotel in a nice location : facing the ocean, in a "living" area of negombo, close to shops, restaurants, other hotels. Nice beach also, clean the day we where there. It is only 20 minutes from the international airport, and they can pick you up there. Very nice to relax after the flight. Our room was very spacious, quite... More 

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