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263/6 Galle Road | Kollupitiya, Colombo 03, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Colombo Haven Bed & Breakfast
Ranked #17 of 76 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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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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
6 helpful votes 6 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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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

Chennai (Madras), India
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We came to know of this place through our cab driver and were we glad he did! We checked in the day before we were to fly out of colombo back home. The place is tucked away in a narrow lane behind Carnival Ice cream. Once you enter, you feel as if you were home. Our room was in the... More

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

Dear Guest, Thanks so much for your kind and detailed review. We greatly appreciate it. I am very glad that my manager John and his wife took great care of you. Whether it's a guest who had booked well in advance or a last minute guest, we value them all and it is a great pleasure to be of service... More

Middelfart
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014 via mobile

We startet our Sri Lanka vacation in Colombo Haven, the perfect start! We stayed in the Bamboo Den. The room was large with 2 kingsize beds, TV, fridge, possibility of making coffee/tea, a large bathroom with a good hot shower. Our room was clean and nicely decorated. The hosts made us feel like guests in a Sri Lankan home. We... More

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

Dear Guest, Thanks so much for staying with us at the Haven and also for your review. We delight in serving our guest the best authentic breakfast they can have and glad it was received that way as well. We take pride in keeping our place clean and welcoming and glad that you agree with that as well. It was... More

Sussex
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

I stayed the first two nights of my holiday here. I had the Banyon the first night and the Bamboo den on the second night. Both rooms were comfortable - I had no problem with the internal window in Banyon, as there was a curtain, but the Bamboo room was infinitely better. Banyon was basic, but Bamboo was a lovely... More

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

Dear Guest, Many thanks for your detailed review and recommendations. We greatly appreciate your time and effort in providing such a detailed review. It was our pleasure hosting you and being of help with your tour and other accommodation needs across the island. We sincerely look forward to another opportunity to host you again. Blessings, Jonathan More

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

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Colombo Haven is a tastefully furnished four bedroom B&B located in the heart of the Colombo suburb of Colpity (Kollupitiya). It is literally a stone throw away from Liberty Plaza and is walking distance to places like British council, Galle Face Green, Liberty theatres, restaurants, carnival ice cream etc. Facilities:• All rooms are Air conditioned • Hot water in all bathrooms• Five star hotel quality beds and linen• Freshly prepared breakfast/drinks • Internet/WiFi • 7 star hospitality ... more   less 
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