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Garden Guest House

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No 7, Karlshrue Gardens | Colombo 08, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Garden Guest House
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Kathmandu, Nepal
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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7 reviews
3 hotel 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
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

the owner is very friendly and welcoming. The house is old but the rooms are very clean and well maintained. We really like the decoration and the garden. Everyone is very nice and the breakfast is heathy and tasty. Reasonable price for

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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 appreciate very much for taking your time to review us on TripAdvisor and for awarding Five Stars for our service and hospitality. Look forward to see you again in the future to serve you. We were so happy to have you with us... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We chose this guest house because it was near the immigration office, where we had to go for a visa extension. The downstairs is pleasant and our room was big enough and clean but it is very cluttered upstairs. We had to negotiate past an ironing board to get through the door. The decor is comfortable but my husband and... More 

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Dear Madam, Thank you very much for choosing Garden Guest House for your accommodation in Colombo. We appreciate your review on TripAdvisor and pointing out certain things we have to look in to. We have moved the ironing board so that it wont obstruct the doorway to the Pink Room. Thank you for bringing this to our notice. Regarding the... More 

Calabogie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Garden Guest House was a very enjoyable location for a few days in Colombo. The hosts are very helpful , the food delicious and the house was very clean. We would certainly stay there again if we were to visit Volombo in the future

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

Dear Sir & Madam, Thank you very much for choosing Garden Guest House for your accommodation in Colombo and we appreciate very much for taking your time to review us on TripAdvisor and for awarding Five Stars for our overall service. Look forward to see you again in the future to serve you. It was our "Pleasure" to come to... More 

Regensburg, Germany
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

After arriving in colombo Mr de fonseka picked us up. We told him that we we need to go on the next day to anuradhapura by train. He offered that he brings us first to the train station that we could buy our tickets and after that to his guesthouse. We followed his advise, bought the tickets and then went... More 

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

Dear Sir, Thank you very much for promptly posting a review about our service and hospitality and for awarding "Five Stars" for our overall performance. Thank you very much for choosing Garden Guest House for your accommodation in Colombo. We look forward to have you again in the future. Hope you are having a wonderful time in Sri Lanka to... More 

Nagoya-shi, Aichi, Japan
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We are so glad to made a decision to stay this guest house. Chitrupa and his family welcomed and treated us like their family. The room was very clean and reminded me of lovely B&B in the UK. We very much enjoyed the breakfast on the new year's morning. They served us very tasty coconut milk rice, fish curry and... More 

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

Dear Sir and Madam, We were honored to have you with us on New Year's day as our First Guest for the year (2015) and I'm sure it's going to be a very eventful year for us. Thank you very much for choosing Garden Guest House for your accommodation in Colombo. Thank you for awarding "Five Stars" for our service... More 

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