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Ocean View Tourist Guest House

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Airport Transportation
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Private Balcony
2 Star Hotel
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All reviewssri lankaday tourhot watertuk tukrooms are cleaneggs and toastmosquito netone nightairport pickupair conditioned roomclose to the hotelspent nights herenice place to staynice balconynegombo citynice breakfastlovely guesthouse
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our pick-up in the middle of the night from the airport was reliable, efficient and friendly. The room was very comfortable with a mini-fridge, good air-conditioning, TV and a mosquito net - all of which we appreciated as a reprieve from the heat as we...More

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Response from MarkThamel, Owner at Ocean View Tourist Guest HouseResponded 1 week ago

Dear Friendly guest, Thank you for your review. This feedback encourage us to improve our place and services. Thank you for selecting us for your stay and for the tour services and our gate and doors are always open for you when ever you come...More

Reviewed 21 February 2018

Spent 6 nights here as part of a group visit. The guest house is located in an excellent position, close to the hotel and close to the more touristic spots of Negombo, only 150-250 rupee TukTuk ride from the center of Negombo. Breakfast was alright,...More

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Response from MarkThamel, Owner at Ocean View Tourist Guest HouseResponded 21 February 2018

Thank you for the review and hope all of your group memebers enjoyed their stay in our place. best regards, Mark Thamel.

Reviewed 17 February 2018

Great place located near the airport. Possibility of transport from the airport. Very close to the beach - it's a 3 minute walk :) Ocean View also organizes trips around the island in accordance with the wishes of tourists. Great service - a place worth...More

Thank Adam K
Response from MarkThamel, Owner at Ocean View Tourist Guest HouseResponded 18 February 2018

Dear Friendly guest, Thank you for your review. This feedback encourage us to improve our place and services. Thank you for selecting us for your stay and for the tour services and our gate and doors are always open for you when ever you come...More

Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

We booked direct with Mark via the website for the first 4 nights of our trip along with airport transfer. The rooms are clean, adequately equipped with everything you need and the staff are very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was lovely and the beer was...More

Thank Carolyn M
Response from MarkThamel, Owner at Ocean View Tourist Guest HouseResponded 15 January 2018

Thanks for your excellent review. Best regards, Mark Thamel.

Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We stayed a night here after we came intonthe country. We travelled 24 hours. It is a good hotel to stay for such night. The rooms are clean and nice, there is airco in the room. Thevstaff is friendly.More

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Response from MarkThamel, Owner at Ocean View Tourist Guest HouseResponded 19 August 2017

Dear Friendly guest, Thank you for your review. This feedback encourage us to improve our place and services. Thank you again for your valuable time spending to write it and our gate and doors are always open for you when ever you come to our...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Airport Transportation
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Air Conditioning
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USD 19 - USD 29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
USD 19 - USD 29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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DrDirt039
12 February 2017|
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Response from MarkThamel | Property representative |
It is 10US$ extra for AC.
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trudyvds
9 August 2016|
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Response from MarkThamel | Property representative |
Yes it is not a problem. i will send a van which can easily put the bike boxes. Airport pick up and drop is not complimentary.
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annrose2015
19 August 2014|
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Response from MarkThamel | Property representative |
Yes it is possible to arrange the transfer at 4 am on the 7th December.
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"There are rooms on the ground floor with their own patio for those who don’t like stairs but might not have..."
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"Rooms at the back are more private and include a small balcony."
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"Go for AC if you can afford it"
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"Choose the ground floor if you are on transit to another city."
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