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Catamaran Beach Hotel

Catamaran, Negombo, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #13 of 26 hotels in Negombo
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My husband and I stayed at the Catamaran hotel for two nights, and then a couple of weeks later, for three nights, and we both had a really great time! LSR hotels are always up to standards and this was definitely a satisfying stay. We had wifi, clean room and bathrooms, a comfy bed (and room) always made up to... More

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Sri Kembangan, Malaysia
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

The first day we arrived we were taken to Catamaran Beach Hotel in Negombo, we arrived and waited to be checked in. Our room was at the far end closer to the swimming pool and beach. Just becareful when you go to the beach side, there are guys selling their wares and are willing to stand and stare at you... More

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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44 reviews 44 reviews
20 hotel reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Srilankan Air Lines Transit hotel, our flight got cancelled, airline paid for our stay. Dinner buffet was pretty good with singer singing local songs in front of your table. Located in a business area, where you can buy teas, little gifts local fruits... close to the beach with nice view! Good hotel!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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109 reviews 109 reviews
23 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

We had a good room, can't complain as many here. Food was good, staff as everywhere in Sri Lanka - happy faces, little english :) BUT beach was clean, nice outdoors outside the room, wifi, clean room and good bed, AC... so everything we needed. We found a turtle in the garden and a squeerel :) Good located, can walk... More

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25 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014 via mobile

Had an overnight layover here and was booked in by Sri Lankan airlines. Hotel is a but run down, but fine as a layover. I was bitten by bedbugs as the room was infested. I was moved to a second room in the early hours of the morning and promptly fell asleep as I was totally exhausted from travel. The... More

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Doha, Qatar
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56 reviews 56 reviews
13 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We were booked here by Sri Lankan airlines after they delayed our flight for a day. It's about half an hour from the airport and 45-minutes from Colombo (if you take the highway). The staff was very helpful when I left my instrument in the transport van and then again the next day when we wanted to arrange a driver... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013 via mobile

Beautiful location, close to the Airport. The hotel faces the ocean. This place seems to be a hot favourite for surfers. Saw many surfers there. Food is good. Rooms are cozy and relaxing. Nice clean bathroom. Over all a nice experience.

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Bangalore, India
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

The resort is situated in a place which is about half an hour drive from Colombo Airport. One has to travel for around 3 hours to reach Colombo city center. The rooms were spacious and airy. There were hot and cold water available. The breakfast was a good spread consisting of an array of Asian fare. Food was tasty. Buffet... More

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Doha, Qatar
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

The advantage here is the proximity to the beach. Property is beautiful but quite simple. Rooms are pretty frugal. But it is air conditioned. TV has only only 13 channels with poor clarity. Sufficient for only occassional viewing, but your tine is again best spent at the beach. Beds were comfortable but not luxurious. Dining area was nice and pleasant.... More

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London, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

I believe that the Catamaran is used by tour operators and airlines, such that you can't book independently, and if you're reading this, you've been booked there by someone else. We were placed there for a night at the start and end of a Lanka Sportreisen (via World Expeditions) cycling tour. With that in mind. the hotel has a warm... More

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Address: Catamaran, Negombo, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Negombo
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