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Hornbill Holiday Home

21A Fernando Gardens | Dehiwala, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #28 of 61 Specialty Lodging in Colombo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We probably made a mistake staying in this location as we were originally going to travel to Galle and this was on the train line. Due to weather we decided to head inland to Kandy so colombo would have been better. However, there is some major issues with customer service at Hornbill. We we're unable to order food through them... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Don't purchase space here in advance online; it isn't worth the $22 USD (for non-AC) they charge online. Better to go in person and negotiate a better deal. At absolute max the room may be worth $10. Let me explain: The rooms are fairly basic and very near the train station, which is good in terms of proximity to that... More 

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Luzon, Philippines
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

me and my partner stayed here april 2013 and it took us a while to reached the location since the airport driver did'nt really know the place, anyways as we arrived i was amazed on how clean and beautiful the room, it was really worthed. and it is accessible to all. remeber that all the stores are closing at 8pm!..... More 

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Boracay, Philippines
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

during my stay in sri lanka i stayed at hornbill for three time. i always went back there because the quality for the price is just perfect. after travelling almost everywhere over sri lanka i have to say thats the best deal for a room i made in three month. its clean, the bathroom is nice. the location is ok.... More 

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Scotland
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62 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Pros: nice large room with clean bathroom. Cons: 20mins tuktuk into Colombo. No local places to eat or even buy water! Staff were fairly unhelpful, didn't reply to emails, couldn't recommend anything locally. Nothing in the kitchen except a kettle.

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Enschede, The Netherlands
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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

We arrived in the evening 10.30 pm. But gladly there was someone to welcome us. Its like a house with shared living room and kitchen. Every room has its own bathroom attached, its all very clean. Our room didn't have hot water, unfortunately it didnt work. Beds were good and the airconditioning worked well, although noisy. Wifi very good, especially... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

I have very mixed feelings about this place, so i`m just going to put down the pros and cons and u guys can be the judges. pros: clean, great value for money, nice facilities, a/c. cons: unhelpfull staff, crappy location, very bad water pressure in the shower. When we first got to the place after a terrible flight and ride... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Resevations : Book through hostelworld for a room with airconditioned at 2300rs Reception : wasnt much of a reception when i arrived at about 8pm. but the coordinator is helpful enough to show me my room and settle me down Room : Wasnt happy that an airconditioned room turn out to be room with fan (attached aircon is not working).... More 

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Mumbai
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

Rooms are well kept,clean and spacious as well. The location is in a residential area and is very quite and deserted, but a 2-3 minute walk and you are on the Galle Road which is ever busy with buses passing by every minute and Tuk tuks can be hailed very easily. Downstairs is a travel agency who should be able... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

We were in Colombo for two days and had the privilege of staying at Hornbill. Despite our 2 AM arrival, the staff were very friendly and happy to show us to our room. The rooms was large, air conditioned, clean and the bathroom was very clean. The staff were very friendly and were happy to assist us with all enquiries... More 

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Address: 21A Fernando Gardens | Dehiwala, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
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Ranked #28 of 61 Specialty Lodging in Colombo
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