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Golden Star Beach Hotel

163 Lewis Place, Negombo, Sri Lanka
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Malaysia
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

As far as hotels go, the Golden Star is pretty basic but what it lacks in amenities, it makes up for in atmosphere. The beach is lovely, and the sound of the waves made my stay restful and rejuvenating. That's saying a lot because I am NOT a beach person! A highlight of my stay was definitely the food -... More 

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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looks great from the outside, but the room I had was very basic. The sink outflow wasn't connected to the main water outflow (soon sorted.....but!). The hotel was X very noisy, internal and external things going on which spoils a nights sleep. Only stayed one night, thank goodness. The room was clean and the water worked.

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Sydney
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here at the start of a package tour. Staff were helpful and polite. Our room was very dated with old furniture, exposed wires from the bed ensemble, the door had a (mosquito) gap and we had a dirty dish in the room. We traveled as a couple and we had three single beds (one of these tilted to what... More 

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

3 week stay in October 2015 very helpful friendly staff Ideally situated on beach and within walking distance of resteraunts and shops.Please ignore negative reviews these are mostly from people stopping 1 night on there way to the rest of the island.Lovely setting right on the beach,pool staff can,t do enough for you barstaff the same.Only had buffet breakfast but... More 

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Moratuwa Srilanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had a weekend stay at the hotel with my 3 grownup grand daughters. We were there around 11.00 am. But the room was ready for us. We had no problem in checking in. We got the room as soon as we arrived, no waiting. I hope to make another visit this year too.

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Thank Rohini D
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Stayed one day with my friends and had a good time. Friendly staff everything went well until I realized that my car was badly damaged by some bikers loitering in the car park. Any decent hotel should provide some level of security to their guests including their property, vehicles etc. I have been to may star hotels in Sri Lanka... More 

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Thank Sajan R
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights over new year. The staff are very friendly and accommodating, we had a drink upon arrival and they carried out bags to the room. The hotel itself is clean, has a great pool and bar to use in the evening and overall facilities are great - it's perfectly located on the beach as well and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

A fantastic location in Negombo. Beach front for budget travellers. Right near shops and restaurants. My room was great location right near the pool and restaurant, however no water pressure from the shower. Breakfast in the restaurant was great and had both western and Sri Lankan food.

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london
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

I stayed for 2 nights, changing rooms after the first night as i was joining a group. the first hotel room was good, but the air con was set to 16 degrees and wouldn't shut off. the second hotel room had air con set to 16 degree but didn't work at all. the location is fantastic, food ok, but they... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

Arrived late November, 1st class check-in from reception. was given balcony room. Room was good size, thou a little run down in area's.. Location right on beach, Breakfast was above asian standards. Had to wait for cheif? to arrive to cook egg's etc. Seems always the way in this part of world!!!! No touch with constant table service for hot... More 

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