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Colombo Haven Bed & Breakfast

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263/6 Galle Road | Kollupitiya, Colombo 03, Colombo Colombo 03, Sri Lanka
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Colombo Haven Bed & Breakfast
Ranked #16 of 80 Colombo B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Diego
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

stayed for two nights at the Colombo Haven when we first got to Colombo. The place is well located and seems clean. We stayed in the upstairs room which has a fun "disco shower". john's wife prepared the best breakfast in Sri Lanka. John is very knowledgeable about where to go and what to do in Sri Lanka and is... More 

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jon_kr, Owner at Colombo Haven Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your review . Though very disappointed to hear about the misunderstandings with your transport pricing, we appreciate your time and effort to provide us a balanced review. First of all, as the owner of the B&B, I am happy about your experience with your stay at the Haven, but no comfort that your overall experience wasn't... More 

Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The couple that looks after the establishment are the sweetest and upgraded the room when the rooftop floor was available. There was construction work going on all the time right behind the hotel and it was very noisy right from the morning. John, however, made sure they stopped by 10 or 11 at night. But that should be over by... More 

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jon_kr, Owner at Colombo Haven Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Guest bhondagaji, Thank you so much for your kind and detailed review about your stay with us. As you rightly pointed out, the construction you were talking about when you stayed with us last year is all done and is definitely much quieter now. We appreciate you staying with us and also recommending and willing to come back to... More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We stayed at Colombo Haven for 6 days in Aug/14 and we really enjoyed our stay there. We felt like our home and the service we received from John and his wife Shiyamali was excellent. They took care of us as their own family. They made our day with delicious breakfast and tea whenever we asked during the day. John... More 

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jon_kr, Owner at Colombo Haven Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Kavitha, Ravi and Family, Thanks you for your stay with us as well as your kind review. Thanks for the opportunity to not only host you at the Haven, but also allowing us to organise the rest of the 3 week tour for you and your family. I am glad to hear that my manager John, his wife Shyamali... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights at the start of our stay in Sri Lanka and had an airport pick up arranged by Jonathan. The room was lovely with lots of space and the best shower in all our stay in Sri Lanka. We had the Sri Lankan breakfast which was excellent. Jonathan gave great advice on places to eat and... More 

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jon_kr, Owner at Colombo Haven Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Guest juleB28, Thanks for your kind review and very high rating of your stay with us. It is very much appreciated. I (Jonathan the owner) coordinated the arrangements for your booking and airport pickup and the person whom you met on location in Colombo and who provided all the great tips about what to do in Sri Lanka and... More 

Oslo, Norway
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We stayed at Colombo haven for two nights, our first and last night in Sri Lanka. It was great! The room was clean, comfortable and good value. But the best about staying at Colombo haven was the host. John really took good care of us, helped us to plan our trip (in a good way, without pushing us into anything).... More 

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jon_kr, Owner at Colombo Haven Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Ingvild and Kari, Thanks you so much for staying with us at Colombo Haven and also for a kind and detailed review. It was our great pleasure hosting you and being of help in planning the rest of your tour around the island. We take great pleasure in providing the necessary information to our guests and help them make... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Colombo Haven was definetly a haven from the frenetic Colombo. Although building works were nearby there was only the sound of occasional hammering. John our host could not do enough for us, giving us advice on where to visit in Colombo and had a wealth of knowledge about Sri Lanka in general. Breakfast was amazing, freshly prepared just for us.... More 

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jon_kr, Owner at Colombo Haven Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Heather, Thank you very much for staying with us at the Haven and also for your kind review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed our food as well as your stay with us. We look forward to the next opportunity to host you and/or your friends at the Haven. Blessings, Jonathan More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Colombo Haven, a 4 apartment guesthouse at the end of a small unconspicuous lane, is operated by a retired Colombo born tour guide, John. After endless zigzags and bends down the hills from Teatrails in more than 4 hours, warm greetings from the friendly couple soon refreshed your vibes. They passionately told stories about previous visitors from all over the... More 

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jon_kr, Owner at Colombo Haven Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Debbiman, Thank you so much for staying with us at the Haven and also for your detailed and kind review. It was our great pleasure to host you and very happy to hear that you had a great experience staying with and enjoying our hospitality. My manager John does have a wealth of experience being a tour guide and... More 

Santa Clara, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I not only booked the B&B for one night, but also booked a full tour thruout Sri Lanka with Jonathan. He customized the itinerary to my liking and the prices were very reasonable. Pre-trip, all communication was thru email (quick responses) and payment was thru paypal. There was a bit of miscommunication about whether the itinerary included entrance fees and... More 

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jon_kr, Owner at Colombo Haven Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Nancy, Thanks so much for your kind and detailed review. It was our absolute pleasure organising the entire tour of the island for you. My manager John and his wife also thoroughly enjoyed hosting you at the Haven. We are also thrilled that you enjoyed the food at the Haven. Our greatest satisfaction is that you had a great... More 

Jakarta, Indonesia
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I stayed in the Colombo heaven near about a week. It was very good. Day starts with a fantastic breakfast and A/C and room decoration are so good. John and his wife are so helpful in everything I need. its truly like remote home. Srini

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jon_kr, Owner at Colombo Haven Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for staying with us, as well as for your very kind review. It was our greatest of pleasures to host you and very happy to hear that your experience was a very good one. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our breakfast as well as the comforts of the room. Also that my manager John... More 

Johnstown, Colorado
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Amazing people, wonderful place, and breakfast...out of this world. Highly recommend. We will return. These accomodations were very, very nice and very convient to the down-town area. The hosts were amazing, and really helped plan our entire experience and make it unbelievable. Thank you! don and jean kaye

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jon_kr, Owner at Colombo Haven Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Jean and Don, Thank you very much for staying with us and also for your kind review. It was our absolute pleasure to host you and be of"amazing" experience for you and eagerly look forward to your next stay with us. Blessings, Jonathan (owner) More 

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Address: 263/6 Galle Road | Kollupitiya, Colombo 03, Colombo Colombo 03, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Number of rooms: 4

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