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Hornbill Holiday Home

21A Fernando Gardens | Dehiwala, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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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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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

stayed here for 2 nights in may , the rooms are clean and very quite , the location is also very good ,staffs were nice and friendly , housekeeping was excellent too , would stay here again as long as they maintain the same price.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This place is fine as long as you are realistic about your expectations. The room is large enough and there is sufficient space to unpack and arrange your things in the wardrobe and on the shelves. The attached bathroom is excellent - the hot water works well if you switch the boiler on 15 minutes before you need it. Wi-Fi... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

It's a small cozy little place. The rooms are big enough and the beds are comfortable. The bathrooms are clean and well maintained. The service is OK. It becomes difficult to find the staff sometimes. It is slightly out of the main Comombo town but is a good budget room and well connected to the rest of the places. It... More 

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Sydney
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Basic tidy accom. No food available but had wifi. 30 min from city. The beach close by is unswimable. Arrived at accom with no one at reception and no answer to our calls. Neighbour called owner who was at place of worship. An hour of waiting around lost due to owner or property assistant not been around.

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London, United Kingdom
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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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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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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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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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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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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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