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Palmerston North, New Zealand
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We found this very like the food we remembered in the old rest houses when we visited in 1980. There was a good variety of vegetable curries at a very reasonable price, with as much as you wanted to eat. The adjoining old rest house where you had to go if you wanted to use the toilet was very much...

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Lismore, Australia
Reviewed 7 February 2016

I was there in 2004 not 2015. Definitely not clean. What the terrible reviews state is basically true. What I loved is the location, the hotel architecture, and its far away from other tourists. Hotel serves an excellent whiskey sour. Most people would also be put off by the smell of drying fish. Its right on the beach so you...

1Thank Durio
Reviewed 27 January 2013

As a first hotel to stay in Sri Lanka , this was a terrible deception , it was the most expensive hotel we stayed in during our 5 weeks there , and the worst. An extra deception after the rather grand facade and reception hall. Rooms poor and just about clean bad noisy beds , sheets only after repeated request...

1Thank miep b
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 January 2013

The prices have gone up from the previous review, i had to work hard to get a s**t room for 2000, despite calling and confirming this as the price on the phone. Having been going to Sri Lanka pretty much every other year for the last ten years Its not the worst room I have staying in. But for the...

1Thank welsh_matt79
Reviewed 12 March 2012

Just came back from the trip and we stayed a night there last night which was very terrible. It costed us around 1650 Rp for two persons and we got a dark room that the door can't be locked with a crappy bathroom, fish smells and hundreds of mosquitoes (and the mosquito net with big holes around it) and very...

1Thank Chidsu
San Francisco, California, United States
Reviewed 3 March 2012

Musty, dirty, dark, mosquito-ridden...these only begin to describe this place. Why it makes it into Rough Guide is beyond me. Our room was dirty and disgusting (the bathroom more so), the sheets didn't seem clean, and the mosquito net was dusty and full of holes. The bathroom was out right disgusting, moldy, full of mosquitoes and cobwebs, cold water ran...

1Thank Californienne1980

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Address: 14 Circular Rd, town centre, Negombo 22100, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Negombo
Number of rooms: 25
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“check them out first”
Durio, 6 Feb 2016 | Read review
“as we later found out there is a better room on the first floor of the main building , reported to be Ok , at the same price.”
miepb, 26 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Pay a bit more for the rickshaw to take you up to Negombo beach”
welsh_matt79, 22 Jan 2013 | Read review
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