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Brazil
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135 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2015

We were looking for a nice beach hotel in Negombo. This hotel is easy to miss because it is set in a few feet off the road and on one side there is a convenience store the other a travel agency. Across the street is a wine bar restaurant which means you have found the hotel when you see that.... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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95 reviews
48 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 10 March 2014

This hotel is very average, with very problematic location, because it very noisy place, especially, if your room with view to to the road . It's very close to the beach , but the beach is dirty and not comfortable .All facilities is old TV-set and Frigidaire didn't work. I think it's place for very short period' not more 1-2... More 

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bahrain
1 review
Reviewed 11 October 2013

hotel location is good but the rooms is not good and its totally deffirent from the photo which i see in hotel preview and i has requist from hotel to pick me up from the airport to hotel and they send to me small truck to pick me up it was very sad

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 reviews
Reviewed 10 October 2013

Hotels in Negombo are in general quite expensive and don't give much in return. Don't expect too much as for the standard. Food is much better and cheaper outside the hotel. Beach is full of rubbish (in most of Negombo). People are very nice though.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 review
Reviewed 9 October 2013

Having spent one night at this hotel, I can say I quite enjoyed my time there. It was easy to get to from the airport and easy to move on to Kandy from there as well. The staff was very nice, friendly and helpful. The location on the beach was wonderful and I quite enjoyed sitting for breakfast in the... More 

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Mumbai
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139 reviews
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Reviewed 4 October 2013

Was given a room that has 2 sides facing the sea. Room is large. Put to death a cockroach. Breakfast was a simple affair. Hotel in need of renovation. The TV is set too high and strained the neck. TV channels are blurry.

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Vidushi_Tissera, General Manager at The Reef Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. Happy to hear that you have enjoyed your stay in our hotel. I am happy to tell you that we have renovated our hotel and it is up to the quality now. We renovated all the bathrooms and now we got new bath cubicles too. The great news are our swimming pool is... More 

Naula, null, Sri Lanka
1 review
Reviewed 3 October 2013

I always would choose it again. The people are sooo friendly and helpful. The room was big and with nice furniture. The matresse was just the right for me. On the balcony I could relax with a wonderful view to the ocean and also to the road. And last but not least the bathroom: wonderful with much space and a... More 

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Vidushi_Tissera, General Manager at The Reef Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. Happy to hear that you have enjoyed your stay in our hotel. The great news are our swimming pool is also opening in next month + a small gym. we are planning a saloon to be open soon also. . Now we offer wifi totally FREE too. Thank you very much again.. and... More 

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 15 April 2013

A bit pricey (AUD$60 a night) for an aging hotel but renovations are soon starting. A good location on the beach for one night stopover from airport but a bit noisy. We stayed at the beginning and end of our holiday in 2 different rooms. Both rooms were quite large with A/C , clean and had balconies. The ensuites were... More 

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Vidushi_Tissera, General Manager at The Reef Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Nesta... Thank you very much for your review. Hope you enjoyed your stay in our hotel. Yes. As you know we were renovating our hotel those days and it is completed right now. The great news is our swimming pool is also opening in next month + a small gym. we are planning a saloon to be open soon... More 

Bo'ness, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 10 April 2013

This hotel was very convenient for shops, restaurants and especially the beach! We arrived in the morning and were greeted by a smiling Janaka, who welcomed us with a lovely pot of tea. Our room was on the 2nd floor, very spacious and with a fabulous balcony with beach views. The beds were comfortable and the air con was quiet... More 

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Vidushi_Tissera, General Manager at The Reef Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Joypat... Thank you very much for your review. Happy to hear that you have enjoyed your stay in our hotel. About the liquor license, we are in the process of getting the license. Hope i can open it next year.. The great news are our swimming pool is also opening in next month + a small gym. we are... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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454 reviews
205 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 418 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2012

I would agree with another reviewer that it is a tad expensive (60 USD a night for a "sea view" room), but the staff make up for it. The location of the hotel is right in the middle of the commercial beach road, right on the beach, so everything is conveniently available within a short walking distance. There are a... More 

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Vidushi_Tissera, General Manager at The Reef Beach Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. Happy to hear that you have enjoyed your stay in our hotel. I am happy to tell you that we renovated our hotel in April and it is up to the quality now. We renovated all the bathrooms and now we got new bath cubicles too. The great news are our swimming pool... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Reef Beach Hotel Negombo, located in Negombo Beach, Negombo, is a popular choice for travelers. The hotel lies 1.5 km from the city center and provides accessibility to important town facilities. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.Offering hotel guests superior services and a broad range of amenities, The Reef Beach Hotel Negombo is committed to ensuring that your stay is as comfortable as possible. Restaurant, tours, Free Wi-Fi, room service, airport transfer are just a few of the facilities that set The Reef Beach Hotel Negombo apart from other hotels in the city. Guests can choose from 15 rooms, all of which exude an atmosphere of total peace and harmony. Enjoy unparalleled services and a truly prestigious address at the The Reef Beach Hotel Negombo. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Reef Beach Hotel

Address: 47 Poruthota Road Eththukala, Negombo 11500, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Negombo
Price Range: ₹ 3,146 - ₹ 3,557 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Reef Beach Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“ask for ocean front balcony we were room 206”
 of 5 bubbles Grantedwards358, 12 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Rooms on the road side are very noisy”
 of 5 bubbles bora_bora_11, 10 Mar 2014 | Read review
“The rooms closest to the sea suffer a drop in wi-fi signal.”
 of 5 bubbles KimiCC, 4 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Read the reviews and request beach facing with balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles joypat, 10 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Get one of the 3 the beach front rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles JohnFoster68, 22 Dec 2012 | Read review
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