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Hotel Silver Sands

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Hastings, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Having stayed here in 2010 I had no problem with booking Silver Sands again on my recent trip both incoming and for prior to departure. When I arrived I had no quarms as it was out of season and there were few people about, but for my view changed for peak season. During my travel around Sri Lanka I badly...

1Thank Northy8
Vientiane Province, Laos
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Fairly horrible stay at Silver Sands. Gladly it was just one night in transit. Where to start... *Airport collection arrived 1h late at 130am *Room filled to the brim with Mosquitos *Uncomfortable bed with sheets unravelling instantly *Guests packing their gear loudly outside my room at 4am after getting to bed at 2am, and generally noisy room outside of reception...

Thank GAroundTown
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Not a great start for a holiday. It was a good idea to skip Colombo and start with the easy-going Negombo, but this hotel was not worth it. Compared to every other hotel in the country (of course in Negombo there is a totally different scene) this hotel is medium-prize/cheap, but the personnell is not very welcoming or helpful and...

Thank Mari T
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Generally, I stay at Silver Sands Hotel both coming to & when leaving Sri Lanka. I have already explored Negombo, the first time I was there, so now I just use the hotel as a base to go to & from the airport. The hotel is the same since 2010 when I first came there. They did NOT raise their...

Thank salemnobody
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

This hotel is 10 minutes from the airport and right at the beach. The perfect place to rest after a long flight. The staff is very friendly and the prices are good. The showerhead was a bit rusty which is why 4 out of 5 stars.

Thank GideonNL
Keswick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 January 2017

This is a very good place to start your travels in Sri Lanka ! Very calm, chilled, right on the beach and everyone very helpful in gentle understated way. Delicious Sri Lankan supper and breakfast. Help with transport both getting from the airport to Silver Sands and then on to our next destination.Old building with real character & everything worked...

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Odense, Denmark
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We stayed here our last night before leaving Sri Lanka and booked the place because it was close to the airport and close to the beach and because it looked good on the pictures. It met our expectations and was very good value for the money. A nice big room with good beds and a little veranda with a view...

Thank susannekaern
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

I have been 2 Night in this hotel which is not too far away from central Negombo. The room was good and clean. The breakfast i had it was good . I really enjoy my holiday with the beach. My room also facing to the beach i had a very good time with the beach at Silver sands hotel. The...

Thank Rumesh M
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Pretty place - we had a room with our own "outdoor" patio view a nice view on the beach. breakfast was basic but on the beach though. good value for money. We spent one night after landing as it it closer to the airport than Colombo, and also more calm.

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Inverloch, Australia
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed two nights with 7 people and was a great landing place. Very helpful and smiling staff clean and good price. Arrived after midnight and very helpful and efficient check in. Good place to find you Sri Lankan feet. We had a triple which had a huge lockable veranda with sea views. All three beds together so a bit...

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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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#11 On the Beach Hotel in Negombo
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“Plenty of other accommodation elsewhere across this range of hotels”
 of 5 bubbles Northy8, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Countless rooms with many prices. I'd say go rooms 1-5 on ground level. Fan only.”
 of 5 bubbles salemnobody, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“For a longer stay I would have preferred to be on the ground floor and closer to the beach and garden.”
 of 5 bubbles susannekaern, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“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
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