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Reviewed 3 January 2015 via mobile

This should be a good hotel in the area of Negombo which is closest to railway station, as far as I know. It is quite clean and breakfast was alright. However I feel cheated by their advertising, I've booked a single room with terrace for USD30 from booking.com, but once I've reached the hotel they checked me in to a... More 

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zhaoqing
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Reviewed 4 November 2014

within a few months i have knocked on the door of the hotel for over six times already, and after somedays the check-in may happen again, the host is a very nice native, always gave me very good service and provided me all convenience. the hotel is in the town not too far from airport yet remains very quiet; shoping... More 

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Reviewed 2 September 2014

This place is outstanding! The rooms was almost perfect: big, with fan, ac and mosquito net, big windows, curtains and tv. The bathroom spotless, with a good shower and hot water in the sink. Soap and shampoo are provided. To be 100% perfect I suggest putting a kettle with complimentary tea and coffee. The position is good too, close to... More 

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Reviewed 15 August 2014 via mobile

This is the first hotel we stayed after landed at airport at 1:00am. Close to airport. Room is moderate. Service is good. On the second day, we bought lot of prawns, fish and their boss allow us to use their kitchen for cooking. Nice experience in the first day.

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Reviewed 14 May 2014

We stayed here for 2nights towards the end of our journey in Sri Lanka.. We arrived at around 5pm in the evening as we drove from nilaveli.. The inn is a big colonial bunglow .. It looks quite nice.. We were shown up to our room on the 1st floor.. The room was very big and spacious.. Simple and basic... More 

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Reviewed 26 April 2014 via mobile

We stopped here prior to our flight home. It is slightly nearer the airport than the more touristy strip but it's easy to get a tuk tuk here for food/the beach. Large rooms with very effective air conditioning (almost froze us in the night!). Mosquito net above the bed. Owners were very helpful and woke up at 3.30am to check... More 

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Reviewed 25 March 2014

My friend and I stayed here the night we flew into the airport. We arranged a pick-up through the hostel (only US$5 more than a regular taxi) and the driver was waiting for us when we arrived. The hostel is only about 15 mins away from the airport which is particularly good if you're arriving late at night and just... More 

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Reviewed 10 March 2014

the hotel is not far from the railway station and bus station, the owner is really kind and friendly, though i was just lodging there for one night, but felt very good, the room was very clean and quiet, the following morning the breakfast was also very nice, we enjoyed so much, next time there is no doubt that i... More 

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Reviewed 2 March 2014

Unless you insist on staying close to the beach, this location is a very lovely alternative. Close to the city centre, many shops, restaurants and also at a very handy distance to the airport, the hotel is a quiet oasis in the middle of busy streets of Negombo. The greatest value, however, is not just the accommodation itself, but the... More 

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Reviewed 2 March 2014

We stayed here last year and have already posted a review. However, we visited Sri Lanka again in December 2013 and decided to visit Chamith, Wasana and their delightful daughter, the family who run the bed and breakfast. We were all very pleased to meet again and they invited us to come for a meal the following day which we... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Modern City Inn

Address: 426 Main Street, Negombo 11500, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Negombo
Price Range: $36 - $55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Modern City Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Make sure there aren't events happening during your stay.”
 of 5 bubbles CK4Life, 25 May 2015 | Read review
“Don't stay in the bedroom close to the reception/kitchen. Very noisy and the bathroom is not inside the bedroom.”
 of 5 bubbles veralps, 15 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Ask for the rooms better the balcony that face the front garden”
 of 5 bubbles mamarilyn24, 14 May 2014 | Read review
“When travelling with children ask for the large family room on the first floor - you will enjoy the comfort of your own terrase and space for all of you.”
 of 5 bubbles 36adamw, 2 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms quiet and spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles 898wendyn, 3 Jan 2014 | Read review
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