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Marine Tourist Guest House @ Negombo Beach Reviews

No.118 Lewis Place, Beach Road, Negombo, Sri Lanka

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79%

Rating
187 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 80%Security
  • 83%Location
  • 86%Staff
  • 74%Atmosphere
  • 81%Cleanliness
  • 73%Facilities

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91%

Helpful staff, great location and delicious breakfast. Would definitely visit again!

  • 14th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


77%

I only stayed here for one night in a dorm room, which was alright. While the dorm room was clean and came with spacious lockers and airconditioning, the shared bathroom wasn't too clean at all. Contrarily, the location was very nice, with the beach only a few minutes away and plenty of cheap eateries in the vicinity. I found the staff to be very friendly and helpful.


71%

Hostel was ok for just 2 nights, nothing flashy and not too many backpackers, hence why my rating in regards to the atmosphere. The staff was welcoming and really helpful. Close to the train station and the beach just across the road (but keep in mind it's a city beach, so don't expect too much)


89%

I stayed in a dorm which was declared to be "luxury". It was not luxury but it was good. Staff was very friendly and helpful.

  • 15th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you very much for your review in TripAdvisor. It means a lot to us. .At Marine we are committed to consistently providing warm, welcoming and friendly service to our guests. When you compare the rest of the hostels and there facilities in negombo and what you are paying we can declare as luxury. But it might not as luxury as European standard

63%

Close to airport. Tuk tuk costs 800 rupees ish. Close to beach. Beach not great but fine for stop off before/after airport. Staff helpful and cleaned regularly! For nightlife walk about 10 minutes down the road (right out of hostel) to find better bars/restaurants

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Thank you very much for your review in TripAdvisor. It means a lot to us. .At Marine we are committed to consistently providing warm, welcoming and friendly service to our guests.

86%

As a backpacker it's perfect. Owners lovely.

  • 22nd Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Wales
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks for sharing your experience with fellow travelers. I take this opportunity to inform,,the new express bus service from negombo to colombo leaves every 30 minutes and per person cost is Rs.120. It goes via recently build colombo katunayake highway(express way) It takes 50 minutes to reach colombo

71%

Room was big enough for the two of us. Hostel was just a close walk to the Negombo beach. A bit far from the city center where most of the restos are but it's still walking distance. There was a problem though with electricity in our room, but good thing they didn't ask us to pay for the A/C charge. Warm hostel staff!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks for sharing your experience at marine with fellow travelers. We do our best to provide star class bed ,power shower,clean environment,24 hour security. We are at central and convenient location

89%

Great place to stay, - to start or end your Sri Lanka trip. Good location close to the beach, restaurants etc. Very friendly and hospitable host family ! Good value,- highly recommended !

  • 25th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Denmark
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks for sharing your experience at marine with fellow travelers. We do our best to provide star class bed ,power shower,clean environment,24 hour security. We are at central and convenient location



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