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Parisare

97/1 Rosmead Pl | Cinnamon Gardens, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This was a privilege, like staying in a museum or a great aunt's house. After reading about all these colonial homes in my Michael Ondaatje books, I found myself staying in one, on my last night in Sri Lanka, and talking to the owner who said " oh Michael, yes I knew him" as she offered me a drink in... More 

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Les Avenieres, France
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174 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

First impression : Big door, curious but interesting yard. Reception : Very welcoming. No rooms available but gave us WiFi access to find other places. Made calls for us to find. Particularity : The lovely owner old lady has certainly Alzheimer diseases or quite something like that. She keeps repeating thongs. But she is a good person, wants to help... More 

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Valladolid, Provincia de Valladolid, Castilla y León
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

My wife and I both asked the manager (Peter), on different phone calls, what the price was for a double room for 3 people and an extra bed. 4800 was the definitive answer. We arrived late and the manager told us it was 4200 for a double, 1100 more for the extra person, and 450 more for her breakfast: 5750rps.... More 

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Graz, Austria
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20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We booked a room for two nights, and this was also confirmed to us, when we arrived in the evening. But next day in the morning when we had breakfast he told us suddenly that we had to check out, because the room is taken. 5 minutes before we overheared him on the phone when he confirmed a booking for... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 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
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 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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58 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 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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23 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 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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69 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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
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254 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 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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