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Athens, Greece
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The sheets on the bed had some marks. They were washed but old. We couldnt lock the door. I had to ask from one of the boys to come and help me but even for him it was difficult. The room needs renovation and more cleaning

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Thank pvaris
MarkThamel, Owner at Ocean View Tourist Guest House, responded to this review

Dear friendly guest, Thank you for your review. This genuine feedback encourage us to improve our services. i have gone through all our locks after your review.Thank you again for your valuable time spending to write it and our gate and doors are always open for you and your friends when ever you come to our beautiful country. Best regards,... More 

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6 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We landed in negambo and finding it hard to look around srilanka. Local tuk tuks charge a bomb and out of all that they try to cheat you. We wanted some one to be truthful and take us around srilanka, we stepped into ocean view and spoke to Mark about a day tour. He suggested places which we can cover... More 

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Thank mohamed k
MarkThamel, Owner at Ocean View Tourist Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Friendly guest, Thank you for your excellent review. This genuine feedback encourage us to improve our services. Thank you again for your valuable time spending to write it and our gate and doors are always open for you and your friends when ever you come to our beautiful country. Best regards, Mark Thamel. More 

Planet Insectia
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405 reviews
86 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed October 23, 2016

We had a early arrival to Sri Lanka and wanted to use stay in Negombo to for the first few days. The owner made arrangements to pick us up from CMB and also made the room available for us when we got there mid morning. We had an ocean-facing room in the tall wing of the hotel. Room is basic... More 

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Thank YVRcockroach
MarkThamel, Owner at Ocean View Tourist Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Friendly guest, Thank you for your excellent review. This genuine feedback encourage us to improve our place and services. Thank you again for your valuable time spending to write it and our gate and doors are always open for you and your friends when ever you come to our beautiful country. Best regards, Mark Thamel. More 

Vancouver, Canada
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785 reviews
130 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 343 helpful votes
Reviewed October 22, 2016

It was easy to get all the information I needed and to book this guesthouse via email with Mark a few days in advance. He offers airport pickup for $20 USD which we booked and we were very pleased with the service and driver. As our flight arrived before 5am we booked the room for the night before (so we... More 

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Thank Linda S
MarkThamel, Owner at Ocean View Tourist Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Friendly guest, Thank you for your excellent review. This genuine feedback encourage us to improve our place and services. Thank you again for your valuable time spending to write it and our gate and doors are always open for you and your friends when ever you come to our beautiful country. Best regards, Mark Thamel. More 

Bardez, India
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed October 19, 2016

Clean linen, large room, No frills but perfect. Surrounded by local attractions and restaurants. Good Internet. Very assisting owner and all the staff. A hearty breakfast available on the premises at an affordable cost. Transport needs are all but available at the facility

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Thank lacasasiolim
MarkThamel, Owner at Ocean View Tourist Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Friendly guest, Thank you for your excellent review. This genuine feedback encourage us to improve our place and services. Thank you again for your valuable time spending to write it and our gate and doors are always open for you and your friends when ever you come to our beautiful country. Best regards, Mark Thamel. More 

Bruxelles
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed October 15, 2016

My brother and I stayed at this guest house for a couple of days in October, and we were thrilled with the cleanliness of the place. The rooms are well furnished and the bathrooms are worthy of a 4* hotel. The guest house is secure, with gates closing for the night. Just cross the Beach Road, and within 1 minute's... More 

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MarkThamel, Owner at Ocean View Tourist Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Friendly guest, Thank you for your excellent review. This genuine feedback encourage us to improve and keep up our place and services. Thank you again for your appreciation and for your valuable time spending to write it and our gate and doors are always open for you and your friends when ever you come to our beautiful country. Best... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

Centrally located, walking distance to the beach. Very nice host and friendly staff. Well presented breakfast on a set price. Nice fitted bathrooms with hot water and modern fittings. Tuktuk and local transport available easily on the road.

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Thank Main L
MarkThamel, Owner at Ocean View Tourist Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Friendly guest, Thank you for your excellent review. This genuine feedback encourage us to improve our place and services. Thank you again for your valuable time spending to write it and our gate and doors are always open for you and your friends when ever you come to our beautiful country. Best regards, Mark Thamel. More 

Kosice, Slovakia
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 17, 2016

We stayed in guest house only one night but everything was very good. We also booked 8 day trip with guide from this place and it was amazing! Everything what we needed was arranged very promptly and without any problems. This Guest house offers everything you need for your stay in Sri Lanka if you don't know where to start... More 

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Thank alenabalogova
MarkThamel, Owner at Ocean View Tourist Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Friendly guest, Thank you for your excellent review. This genuine feedback encourage us to improve our place and services. Thank you again for your valuable time spending to write it and our gate and doors are always open for you and your friends when ever you come to our beautiful country. Best regards, Mark Thamel. More 

Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

We only stayed there one night but it was great, the room was big, we has A/C, it was clean and really close to the beach. The manager (Marc) is really nice as well. They even arranged a pick up at the airport, we really liked the place, and it was really cheap.

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Thank Eléonore G
MarkThamel, Owner at Ocean View Tourist Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Friendly guest, Thank you for your excellent review. This genuine feedback encourage us to improve our place and services. Thank you again for your valuable time spending to write it and our gate and doors are always open for you when ever you come to our beautiful country. Best regards, Mark Thamel. More 

Izola, Slovenia
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30 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed August 2, 2016

We stay in Ocan view after our arrival in Sri lanka for one night. The guesthouse is situated near the beach. It have frendly stuff, rooms are big and clean, equipped with a fridge. Breakfast are american style. GH is located near the road but is not so noisy.

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Thank 1974Karin
MarkThamel, Owner at Ocean View Tourist Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Friendly guest, Thank you for your excellent review. This genuine feedback encourage us to improve our place and services. Thank you again for your valuable time spending to write it and our gate and doors are always open for you when ever you come to our beautiful country. Best regards, Mark Thamel. More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ocean View Tourist Guest House Negombo is the most convenient place for your stay in Negombo.You can reach us from airport in 20 minutes any time of the day. We have got different rooms for different prices according to your budget. We are specialized in organizing inbound tours as well.Our experience is since 1978. If you want to know the country well, come with us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ocean View Tourist Guest House

Address: 122,( old number 104) Lewis Place, Negombo 11500, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Negombo
Price Range: $21 - $30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ocean View Tourist Guest House 2*
Number of rooms: 13
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Go for AC if you can afford it”
 of 5 bubbles LindaS562, Oct 22, 2016 | Read review
“Budget Rooms on Ground Floor”
 of 5 bubbles lacasasiolim, Oct 19, 2016 | Read review
“Choose the ground floor if you are on transit to another city.”
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  • Prominent mosquito net in the room. Ground floor room.
 of 5 bubbles 168gany, Jul 23, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are quiet with individual patio on ground floor or balcony on upper floor”
 of 5 bubbles diegomarconi, Jul 7, 2016 | Read review
“Room no 9 it is at the top and has a Nice few”
 of 5 bubbles adengeert, Apr 1, 2016 | Read review
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