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Garden Guest House

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No 7, Karlshrue Gardens | Colombo 08, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Coromandel Peninsula, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had an excellent time in Chitrupas home! Noisy Colombo can be stressful, so it was very nice to come to this peaceful Garden with the very helpful people. We can absolutely recommend this Guest House.

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Fonny28, Manager at Garden Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking your precious time to post a review on TripAdvisor and for awarding Five Stars for our service and hospitality. We look forward to see you again in the future and to serve you. Best Wishes. More 

London, UK
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

This is my second stay at the Garden Guest House and it continues to provide an oasis of calm in the midst of busy Colombo in a genuinely homely atmosphere. My room was quiet and very comfortable; the breakfasts plentiful; and everyone very helpful. The airport/ train station collection/ pick-ups were really useful, as were the tips about where to... More 

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Fonny28, Manager at Garden Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much Madam for choosing Garden Guest House for the second time during your visits to Sri Lanka. We appreciate very much for posting a review on TripAdvisor and highlighting about our service and the Sri Lankan Hospitality. Thank you for awarding "Five Stars" and we look forward to see you again in your next visit to Sri... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

This is a really nice guesthouse in Colombo. We were picked up at the airport by the very friendly owner Chitrupa de Fonseka and brought to his beautiful house with a nice garden. We were welcomed by his mother and some cool juice. The room was excellent, very originally decorated and Chitrupa helped us with everything, from booking train tickets... More 

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Fonny28, Manager at Garden Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you very much for choosing Garden Guest House for your accommodation at the beginning and at the end of your holiday in Sri Lanka. We were very happy to meet both of you and we hope to see you again in your next visit to Sri Lanka. We are very thankful for taking your time in posting... More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Very nice night at garden guest house. The place is charming ans the service can not be better. The owner will do all his best to help you and make you enjoy your trip :) thanks again Chitrupa and your staff !

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Fonny28, Manager at Garden Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing Garden Guest House for your accommodation in Colombo and we appreciate your kindness in posting a review on TripAdvisor and for awarding "Five Stars" for our service and hospitality. Looking forward to see you again in your next visit to Sri Lanka. Thanking you once again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Nice hotel, very friendly family. The manager will do anything to make your holiday comfortable. He kwows Colombo very well and he can make good suggestions about sights and restaurants. Delicious breakfast. Thank you for your hospitality.

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Fonny28, Manager at Garden Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you very much for taking your time to post a review on TripAdvisor and for awarding "Five Stars" for our service and hospitality. We were delighted to host you and we look forward to serve you again in the future. Thank you once again for choosing Garden Guest House for your accommodation in Colombo. More 

Kathmandu, Nepal
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

the owner of garden guest house is lady and she is the symbol of hospitality. The manager of guest house, Mr. chitrupa is so nice guy that i even could not find word to describe his goodness.Every thing in the guest house from room, bed, garden across the window of the room makes me feel good when i was at... More 

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Fonny28, Manager at Garden Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Sir, First of all may I thank you for choosing Garden Guest House for your accommodation for your group of five persons. We really enjoyed very much hosting you'll and it's memorable and live in our hearts for ever. Specially the evening sing song after a hard days work. We are delighted to hear about your explanation regarding our... More 

London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 via mobile

This is a great place to stay for those wishing to sample authentic Sri Lankan hospitality. Room clean and comfortable and breakfasts with family are a great way to sample local food. Fresh mango with coconut roti and local jams(wood apple and pineapple great) were my favourite. Mrs de Fonseca welcoming & Chitrupa was very kind ferrying me to both... More 

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Fonny28, Manager at Garden Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you very much for choosing Garden Guest House for your accommodation in Colombo. We were so glad to host you and to have you with us. Thank you very much and we appreciate very much for posting a review on TripAdvisor so promptly and for awarding "Five Stars" for our service and hospitality. We look forward to... More 

Odayam
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

When I enter garden guesthouse, you are coming home to a very nice family. I got a very nice room,old fashion style,clean and cosy. Nice view over a beautiful garden. I was hungry after travel many hours, asking for nearest place to eat, they invite me to share the lunch with the whole family. I have four days very nice... More 

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Fonny28, Manager at Garden Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Thank you for choosing Garden Guest House for your accommodation for the second time after one year. We were so delighted to see you again with your charming smile. We appreciate very much for taking your time to review us on TripAdvisor with your busy schedule and for awarding "Five Stars" for our hospitality and service. We look... More 

Rivalta di Torino, Italy
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The first thing you notice when you enter into this sumptuous villa and the huge fish tank, forming a giant open-plan lounge and dining room, surrounded by a beautiful garden of flowers and evergreens and fiorenti.Il time to see all the collections and works that fill the space of the ground floor that the suitcases are already stored inside your... More 

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Fonny28, Manager at Garden Guest House, responded to this review

Ciao, Thank you very much for choosing our home-stay for your accommodation in Colombo. We are very happy to hear that you were very satisfied with our service and hospitality. We are so grateful for taking your time to review us on TripAdvisor and for awarding Five Stars for our performance. We look forward to see you again in the... More 

Kelso, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We were looked after very well indeed by our hosts, who did everything they could to make us feel at home. We will certainly visit there again. Breakfasts were excellent, and although the guest house is outside of the city, it is easy to get a bus into the centre (just a 20 minute journey away).

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Fonny28, Manager at Garden Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Sir & Madam, Thank you very much for choosing our home-stay for your accommodation in Colombo. We are very happy to hear, you have enjoyed your stay with us and for taking your time to review us on TripAdvisor about our service and hospitality and for awarding Five Stars. We look forward to have you again in the future... More 

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