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97/1 Rosmead Pl | Cinnamon Gardens, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Parisare
Ranked #33 of 68 Colombo B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

awesome place, inspiring building, I did not see anything like it in Sri Lanka. The room rate is 2750 rps (including tax) and for that price the rooms are great value. It is kind of a home stay, so there are not many rooms available, and since it is very popular, book at least 1 week ahead and make sure... More

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014 via mobile

This guesthouse will stay with me long after I leave. Incredible decor inside - open plan, cool and breezy (very desirable in hot colombo!). With an indoor tropical garden! The antique furniture (some from Sri Lanka's Dutch period) and family photographs are divine, and the friendly owner will answer any questions you have and tell you many interesting stories. She... More

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
21 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013 via mobile

Lovely house, clean, great quite, open-air place to stay. The old lady that owns it will talk your ear off so be prepared but she (and the house) have some wonderful history to hear about. I would recommend it for someone wanting a quiet space. No food stores are near so you need to walk / tuk tuk to get... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

Stayed here for two nights on a recent trip to Sri Lanka - and was one of the most memorable parts of our trip. The house is fantastic - something out of a magazine - and I felt it to be a privilege to stay in this family home of the 80 year old owner of the house. The woman... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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65 reviews 65 reviews
45 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013 via mobile

We arrived here only to be told that they were fully booked. Even though we called a few days before our booking mysteriously disappeared. After bout 20minutes the lady discovered that our name had indeed been written down but then crossed out. The most frustrating part of the situation was that the women and her staff weren't trying to help... More

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
214 reviews 214 reviews
36 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012 via mobile

Parisare - Colombo Go before its too late. Set in the lovely cinnamon gardens area of the city this place is the dogs. The house was built in the late 50's to early 60's the owner cannot remember. The way it is set out is lovely. There is alot of history inthe house and talk to the owner she has... More

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Grimstad, Norway
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25 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012 via mobile

As pointed out, bookings will be mixed at this place, so Your not guaranteed a room until you have it. Call to confirm the same day. This is a very integresting place to stay. The owner welcomes you and will gladly tell about Sri Lanka, tour the uniqe house and her familiy. This makes the place a truly uniqe experience.... More

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012

This is definitely a different guest house. If you are interested, the owner (an 80+ year old lady) will tell you everything about her family and how she got into possession of Victorian age furniture and elephant tusks. But other than that, the rooms are really nice and tidy, nice to look into a garden when you wake up. The... More

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2012

Myself and my partner have stayed with Sunetra (the land lady) of Parisare on 3 occasions now, and on each occasion we have had a brillliant time! The reviewer who titled their review "A refugee in Colombo" is ridiculous and this is really not a fair judgement of this B&B. I agree with another reviewer that Sunetra's helper Peter should... More

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melbourne australia
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
53 hotel reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

It is very hard to know quite what to say about Parisare. It is owned by an 80 plus year old lady, who has opened up her very different home in affluent Cinnamon Gardens to travellers. She is helped by a maid and young man, Peter but unfortunately she is becoming rather forgetful..hence people who prebook sometimes turn up to... More

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Also Known As:
Parisare Hotel Colombo
Parisare Hotel
Address: 97/1 Rosmead Pl | Cinnamon Gardens, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Colombo
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Ranked #33 of 68 B&Bs / Inns in Colombo

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