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Marine Tourist Guest House @ Negombo Beach Reviews

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

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84%

Rating
181 Total Reviews
  • 85%Value For Money
  • 86%Security
  • 83%Location
  • 88%Staff
  • 78%Atmosphere
  • 88%Cleanliness
  • 79%Facilities

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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)

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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. 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)

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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!

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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)

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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

74%

The place is fine for a first few nights/last few nights in lanka. Its very accessible, close to the beach. However, also close to a busy road ( dorms at least) which make it a bit noisey. The construction work going on onsite didnt really help with that either. Good enough for a few days, for longer periods there are much better options.

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Thanks for sharing your experience with fellow travellers We are doing some renovation work.little bit noisy fro 9 am 5 pm. but it will end soon

100%

It is funtastic places. I was stayed here for two night. The location was really good, it's near to beach and close to a lot of places for eat, souvenir shop and mini market. Its easy to get to the negombo city and airport its only take 20 minutes by tuk - tuk. The dorms was clean and the A/C is really cool. The staff was really friendly and specially the owner and his mother treats me like a family and made feel like home.

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86%

Very nice, friendly and helpful staff, rooms big and clean with balcony, make awesome coffee if you ask :), AC doesnt really work, pretty loud in the mornings because of the traffic, but i guess thats the same in almost every hostel in negombo..

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Thanks for sharing your experience at marine with fellow travelers. At present we are doing some refurbishment and your points highlighted in your review will be considered.

86%

Close to the airport , great place to stay the first night if you are planning travelling. But not much to do in Negombo....

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