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Pearl City Hotel

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   17 Baudhaloka Mawatha | Colombo-04, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #47 of 75 Colombo B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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257 reviews 257 reviews
70 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
4 helpful votes 4 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
9 helpful votes 9 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
10 helpful votes 10 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
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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
38 helpful votes 38 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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Delhi, Delhi, India
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

I stayed there for night and this hotel is very good as per its location. Rooms need to be refurnished otherwise staff is very co operative . I got room on sea face on 7th floor and its location is fantastic. I suggest this hotel again to stay here as I am also staying again here on 1st December 2013.

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Address: 17 Baudhaloka Mawatha | Colombo-04, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Pearl City Hotel 3*
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