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Palm Beach Hotel

52 de Saram Road | Mount Lavinia, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was a better hotel some time back. Food was fine. But the room was not so clean and badly need a renovation. A piece of soap, two sachets of shampoo was only provided in the bathroom. Water pressure was very low. No Towels but got two after requesting. Staff was helpful. We ordered our dinner to the room and... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pros Large rooms Ac Large pool Food above average - we had a set menu which was good and of a large portion Breakfast - good variety Nice Lobby Cons Dated Tired rooms Mattresses/equipment in stair cases An average hotel with nothing to sing or dance about

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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for three nights in February while visiting the Colombo-area of Sri Lanka. Overall it is quite poor value for money. While the hotel interior and surrounding is quite nice with the pool area and all, the breakfast and food in the restaurant is boring and there is no wi-fi in the rooms, only in the restaurant and... More 

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Salt Spring Island, Canada
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31 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I'm having a hard time finding value in this price range ... as a 'flashpacker' gag. What it is ... a decent enough hotel. Nothing too fancy, nice gardens, very nice pool. Paid 65 USD all in, for breakfast (one step up from 'meh'), and a top floor room. Large room, hot water, clean, quite .. 2 balconies! A mini... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This review is for the in house restaurant. They served really sub standard food. We were a group of seven and ordered five different dishes and all of them was a bit bland. The hotel itself has nice mix traditional architecture and modernity the pool side was a nice plus. I can't further comment on the facilities here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

My recent stay at the Palm Beach hotel with my family was for just a day but the stay was enjoyable. We checked in late afternoon and found the hotel comfortable and service attentive. We had a room on the first floor and another on the floor above. The first floor room proved to be better with a direct access... More 

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Essex
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

A charming hotel. We had a massive room with a huge bed and space for seating area. Very old but clean. Unfortunately no tea coffee making facility, and the bathroom could have been better but nevertheless I did like this hotel and would stay there again. Staff were very nice, and the food was good.

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Florence, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Palm Beach is an old colonial style hotel, the rooms are spacious, some have problems with the showers, but in general fit for a nice stay. The breakfast is copious and gently served, we have dined twice in our stay and the restaurant serve delicious spiced dishes, I recemend the Sri Lanka cuisine, The swiming pool is, for sure, the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Staying in Palm Beach hotel Colombo is a low cost luxurious experience, hotel is located in a residential area but very close to Mount Lavinia beach, it is hardly 4 - 5 minute walk from sea and almost 6 - 7 minute walk from main road which is called Galle Road, I must say that rooms are large in size... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We stayed at the Palm beach hotel for 5 nights in November 2014, the good points are the size of the rooms which were huge and the staff were very friendly. The pool maintenance man and staff were around each morning cleaning the pool and surrounding area offering mattresses for the sun loungers to anyone who was swimming and sun... More 

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