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Marina Inn

8/A Ettukala road | Beach road (near tourist police station), Negombo, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #24 of 88 Negombo B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bonney Lake, Washington
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

I initially was looking for a hotel to spend my first night in Sri Lanka because my plane arrived at 11:00pm from Singapore. When I saw the Marina Inn's price and near-beach location, I decided to stay for 2 nights. The remainder of my trip was focused on the archaeological sites around Kandy and Dambulla. My arrival at the hotel... More

Manama, Bahrain
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

We chose this hotel for our first trip to Srilanka through booking.com and was given a family room for accommodation. The owner is very helpful and the service was fantastic. Negombo is closer to the international airport than Colombo, this is the most imp tip for travellers. The beach is 5 min walk and the shopping areas are close by.... More

Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
16 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

we booked this hotel only to find that on arrival it was not the place we had viewed on tripn advisor. thayhad moved location .after 30 minutes trying to find the place we were led in to a dark dingy room with a brick wall over the window for a view.we had booked for two night before moving down south... More

Victoria, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

We had really great stay here..nothing fancy about the rooms but just a basic very clean place to stay thats on a quiet side street.Dr.Habib was amost gracious host who provided all that was needed here. kelly cananda

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56 reviews 56 reviews
36 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

My experience here very similar to other traveller. Basic but spacious room, good location, very helpful owner and staff. BUT... It was in the process of changing hand when i was there (Dec 30th) and the very helpful Dr Habib was moving out and taking a lot of the fittings with him. I actually met the new owner and he... More

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

The hotel is on a side street away from the busy main road but it was only 5 minutes walk to Negombo beach (which looked nicer than I expected). The 3 bed apartment is a good size and good value for money. Plenty of restaurants within walking distance.

Zurich, Switzerland
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48 reviews 48 reviews
18 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

We chose this hotel 20 driving minutes away from Colombo International Airport because of early check in. Had a very relaxed and pleasant stay. Very kind and helpful staff, providing early breakfast before official breakfast time. Reasonnable price and close to beach and restaurants. Try it and be happy.

2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

We stayed 3 days there, bad communications, also I booked in marinaa Inn they sent to me villa marina, which they wanted to promote the business. we had a bad experience there. The toilets is open roof. My wife went to toilet and people are looking from upstairs we right away checked out from there. breakfast is ok. before I... More

Marina Inn H, Owner at Marina Inn, responded to this review

Dear Antony, We appreciate that you take time to inform us about our short comings, but it is strange that there is no complaint regarding your stay at marina inn, and your own liking and disliking completely personal, it only was because you wanted an extra favour of a very late check out at mid night, and was told you... More

Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

We stayed here for 2 Nights and it was nice. The Manager was very helpful. The rooms were good and breakfast was ok. The best part was the location. Beach was just 200 M from the room and it was ner by airport also. We took a cab for a day trip to Colombo and the car and driver were... More

Cairns, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

The Marina Inn is a Very quiet, clean, peaceful haven. The Dr who owns and runs the place is very hard working and onto everything. This place is very homely and we felt very welcome here...highly recommended! They have a network of 3 places and can always find you a bed. They can arrange anything for you. The man who... More

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Address: 8/A Ettukala road | Beach road (near tourist police station), Negombo, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Negombo
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Ranked #24 of 88 B&Bs / Inns in Negombo
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