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Pearl City Hotel

17 Baudhaloka Mawatha | Colombo-04, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for a dinner. The guy who served us doesn't understand English and the Menu is really sucks. We ordered naan with chicken curry.. Chicken curry was too salted so when we ask to waiter about this matter he said the chef doesn't like to heart the complains about the food he made I must say this is the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

happened to stay at the hotel for a night and it turned out to be a exceeding expectation experience, for the price they charge the quality of the rooms and facilities are fantastic which boast a nice swimming pool on the rooftop!, great breakfast and good service, will stay again for sure

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Karachi, Pakistan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Stinky and dirty room. pathetic view and illumination in the room. very ordinary bathroom. no value for money. I wont recommend this hotel even if they half their rates. Because of the poor condition of the room, I could well imagine the condition of their kitchen and didn't have the courage to try their food!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The room was very, very basic. The room next door had a late night party, but to the front desk's credit when we called down to complain, they dealt with the problem immediately. One of the bell men looked out for us, giving us directions and advice when we needed it. Had problems finding reasonable convenient lodging in Colombo, and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We were with our family the hotel were located in a good location but the housekeeping service were too much poor rooms were not clean enough . Not a suitable place to stay with family becuase we have seen many prostitutes hanging here and there it was horrible at night time. And no value for the money.

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Booked this hotel four weeks before arrival date 3rd August 2014, for twenty nights on arrival which was after midnight found that there was no booking even when we had a email confirming so. we were given a room with two single beds for the night, when our booking was for a queen bed, come day light after a talk... More 

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Stavanger, Norway
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

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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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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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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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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