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Hotel Goldi Sands

3.5 of 5 Ethukala, Negombo, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A nice hotel, designed with a modernist flare. Well located on the Negombo coastline, close to some local restaurants and fishermen's residence. A perfect combination of both cosmopolitan and local experience. Great and beautiful swimming pool! Breakfast on the seashore dining room is excellent. However, Wi-fi is available in the open-air lobby only!

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New York City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was very expensive when we stayed there in January 2015, must be high season. Overpriced for the amenities. That said, it has an awesome beach setting, a good swimming pool for laps, and an excellent breakfast with delicious Sri Lankan curries, fruit and Western foods. We had two wonderful massages at the spa, highly skilled masseuses.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nicely decorated room, great view over the beach, very nice pool, quite good dinner and breakfast buffet with a huge choice - and dinner cuisine theme changes every night (we had Sri Lankan, but they also do Italian, Mongolian etc). Nice beach area where you can swim.

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Frederikshavn, Denmark
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Close to the airport and close to the sea makes it a perfect start or end to your vacation. Nice clean rooms. We eat Christmas dinner and it was one of the most beautiful i have ever seen, with a lot to chose between.

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Durban, South Africa
20 reviews 20 reviews
15 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Agent booked this hotel as it's close to airport. Not expressed with std of room and bathroom. Other areas are ok.Door to balcony does not lock , just a wire hook. Workmanship in bathrooms are sub standard.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights location is perfect overlooking the beach. Staff are friendly and helpful. Great place to relax, swim, laze, dream and read! Our suite was nice enough a bit tired but spacious and clean and all gadgets working. Only shame is smoking is allowed in rooms.

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Breda, The Netherlands
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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel staff is friendly. Reception was good. Rooms are clean and spacey. Breakfast was very good with lots of choice. When I ordered a burger at lunch i waited half an hour. Wifi was very bad. Almost none. Swimmingpool was nice.

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Millbrae, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked on line and the hotel first refused to give the quoted on line rate, and then gave us not an ocean view room, but one with mold and damp all over the walls. The staff were surly, and unhelpful. It was shocking.

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Den Helder, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decide to marry in Sri Lanka. We found the Goldi Sands Hotel in Negombo and we are happy that we found them. Everything was perfectly arranged by Mr. Ajitha and his crew! We took the full wedding package, the ceremony took place on the beach of the Goldi Sands Hotel. Everything from flowers, traditional dancers and drummers, Poruwa, wedding... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful location on the beach and is considerably clean. However I am a female solo traveller and encountered some behaviour towards me by the staff that made me uncomfortable at times. As a constant traveller I am use to this but was not expecting it from such a westernised hotel location. Room was nice for an average two bed room... More 

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Address: Ethukala, Negombo, Sri Lanka
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Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Negombo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Goldi Sands 3.5*
Number of rooms: 71
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Also Known As:
Goldi Sands Hotel
Goldi Sands Negombo
Hotel Style:
#6 Spa Hotel in Negombo

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