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Hotel Silver Sands

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Time your visit so you catch the Kite Festival – although they’re probably there all year round! Right on the sea – really nice staff – really nice balconies! Really interesting town - keep an eye open for the men that sell the hoppers from their tiny street stalls - yummy.

Thank hekelisa
Wales. UK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked for one night here so that I'm close to the airport. The place itself is attractive, it looks like it's recently been painted, a lot of rooms as far as i can see have their own balcony and AC and you are a short walk to the bottom of the garden to Negombo beach. However it is in...

Thank kenyWales_uk
Reviewed 23 October 2016

we have been here in 2013/2014/15 several times to start our trip in sri lanka and probably start of 2017 staff very friendly , rooms ok and clean. location just great 10 mts off the beach. price very nice as well. if u just got out of a plane for 12 hours and need a nice start in sri lanka...

Thank Asanka H
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The room we had was clean. Also the bathroom. You can walk on the beach. Swimming is dangerous. But that's everywhere on Negombo. Very nice garden, friendly persons and taxiservice. I came here in 2005, 2007, 2008 and 2016. It always felt like home. Good restaurant. If you like prawns; take the prawnscocktail!

Thank Anke O
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here on our first night after a long flight. We booked in advance and they organised our transfer from the airport which was slightly pricey. The room itself was clean enough although very basic and quite dark. We had breakfast the next morning which was ok but not special.

Thank Thomas B
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Stayed for 1 night. Pros: (1) Good location with easy access to the beach via a back exit. Front entrance is near restaurants, supermarkets etc. Large common balcony that offers good sunset views of the ocean. (2) Friendly service, open 24 hours, provides wake-up call. Decent charges for taxi to airport, even at unearthly hours. Cons: (1) Room is old...

Thank yeonghaur
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 September 2016

This was selected by the company that organised our van and driver tour of Sri Lanka and if I had a choice, I would have gone for others. However, the rooms were reasonably comfortable, considering that the whole hotel is in need of major repairs, to bring it up to a presentable level. I can't fault the staff who did...

Thank Norm216
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Silver sand hotel is a perfect location to consider if you like beach, sand and sun. It is located in Negombo, about 30 minutes away from the airport. The hotel is approximately 100 meters away from the beach. Hotel staff are so helpfull and friendly.

Thank dexterbravo09
Reviewed 17 June 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights and had a good room. Nothing fancy, but clean and with a nice shower. It is situated in a big and spacious building, which could use some maintenance and redecoration. We only had breakfast here and it was as every average breakfast in Sri Lanka with eggs, toast and some juice. The wifi is...

Thank Gatheringfan
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Great place to relax after a long flight. We spent the day by the beach and it was really good. It is simple and clean. Staff has been really nice. We had the room with a/c and see view. Get the land view if you want to save some money as the view is not much. But the heat was...

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Address: 229 Lewis Place, Negombo 22100, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Negombo
Number of rooms: 317
Also Known As:
Silver Sands Hotel
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#9 On the Beach Hotel in Negombo
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“Choose a room with sea view. u can make note during reservations”
 of 5 bubbles dexterbravo09, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The rooms on the ground floor are cooler.”
 of 5 bubbles atukived, 1 Apr 2016 | Read review
“ask for a room near the sea”
 of 5 bubbles christiancL8136TJ, 25 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the downstairs corner room, its hotter and noisier than the other downstairs rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 181SueS, 16 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Various rooms at different prices.”
 of 5 bubbles salemnobody, 14 Mar 2016 | Read review
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