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Pearl City Hotel

17 Baudhaloka Mawatha | Colombo-04, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #47 of 76 Colombo B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Stavanger, Norway
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was here for one night at the end of a group tour. My room, on the 7th floor, was basic, stank of smoke and the shower door was coming off its hinges. It was definitely not a pleasant stay. However, others on my group who were on the 8th floor had much nicer rooms. Maybe the hotel is still... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The Pearl City Hotel is a straight forward budget hotel that is well located in Colombo (at least for tourists). Hotel service was OK, and reasonably responsive to issues as they came up - (safety deposit in room had a flat battery). The room on floor 8, was of moderate size and had all the facilities I would expect apart... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
24 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

A very basic hotel but in a good location near to Galle Road, about 10-15 mins drive (depending on traffic) from the main centre. We asked to change rooms as the 2 rooms allocated to our group stank of smoke and had no natural light at all. They don't really actively discourage smoking in rooms which is a problem. Luckily... More

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Ocala, Florida
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274 reviews 274 reviews
71 hotel reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Very old place hanging on perhaps because it's now pretty inexpensive. Old fashioned in most ways including the clubby bar, small rooms and creaky elevators. But it's fairly well located for most purposes.

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Rangali Island
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

If you are looking for hotel in good location then please go for this hotel as you wont' get disappointed in term of location. All good branded shops are close to here, can be able to get international food close by restaurants. The nightly rate is not including the breakfast and you will have to pay additional for breakfast. Staff... More

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Brno, Czech Republic
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Location of hotel is perfect. Option of using pool on the roof second in Pearl Hotel**** Cockroachs were in our room in the 5th floor. Warm water in bathroom only for one shower. Insufficient cleanliness, very old equipment.

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Luzon, Philippines
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Great staff very polite and courteouswouldupgrade your room and very helpful. But hotelneeds to be renovated Seriously. the outside of the hotelbuilding looks new but once inside its old. Lobby is hot and no airconditioning. Floors are not airconditioned so when u gooht of the room its hot already. The bedrooms are average but it really needs to be renovated.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
36 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Having read the reviews here about the property I was worried but it is so hard to get value for money in Sri Lanka. Yes the rooms could do with a good lick of paint. Yes the hot water was intermittent and yes the balcony door could have been a little more robust. Having said that I was given a... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

This is really nice hotel and staff is very supportive! I wanted to do special arranges for a birthday celebration in the room and they did every thing according to my requirement...they did balloon arrangements, candles, decorations and etc. front office is very friendly. service is excellent!

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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63 reviews 63 reviews
11 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

If you are on Budget this Hotel is Ok to stay, its quite old but you can rooms for value if you know how to deal with Srilankan's you wont get ripped off. Most of the time this Hotel is full of Maldivians. But Also have other nationality Guests as well. Well Located near Goal Road and just 2 minutes... More

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Address: 17 Baudhaloka Mawatha | Colombo-04, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
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