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Colombo Haven Bed & Breakfast

263/6 Galle Road | Kollupitiya, Colombo 03, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Colombo Haven Bed & Breakfast
Ranked #18 of 75 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 of 5 stars
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Munich, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

While the owner and staff are exceptionally nice and pleasant and the breakfast is fabulous, the b&b is over prized for what they offer. At the moment there is a huge building-site just next doors and as a result it is noisy and dusty. Bring mosquito nets as there are none...

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

Dear Guest, Thanks for your review. Glad to hear that my manager John and team took good care of you. But we are sorry that you feel that we are over priced. Based on our analysis of the other rooms on offer in Colombo, we believe we are very competitive for the standard of rooms we provide. We also hear... More

Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

We stayed here our first two nights in Sri Lanka. It wax great to have somewhere to crash after we got in so late off our plane, didn't take much notice until the next morning. The room was fine, we didn't have any hot way though which wasn't advised. It was clean and easy to walk about, just not what... More

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

Dear Guest, Thanks for your review. I am glad that my manager John and team took good care of you and provided valuable input to your travel in the island. Not sure what you mean by didn't have hot way, but may be you meant to say hot water?. if that is the case, I am a bit surprised since... More

San Francisco, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

The manager, John Samson and his wife make this place great. We stayed here on our first night in Sri Lanka and our final two nights before departing. John is extremely knowledgable and gave us valuable suggestions on how to enhance our itinerary. He also arranged a driver for us at very reasonable rates compared to the other drivers 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 and multiple times and also for your review and recommendation of our place. I am very glad that my manager John and wife took great care of you but not surprised that the level of hospitality and welcome they offered. They love hosting people and being of help in any way possible.... More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

We stayed here twice, for a total of 4 nights. There is a shortage of mid-range places in Colombo but this place seemed to fit the bill and we were not disappointed. The location is central but set back from the road and therefore quiet. It can be slightly difficult for drivers to find so tell them to go to... More

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

Dear Gemma, Thanks for staying with us and also for your kind review and recommendation of our place. It was our great pleasure hosting you and look forward to the next time. Blessings, Jonathan More

Yarrahapinni, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

We stayed here at the beginning of our trip and the end, Johnathon organised airport transport to and from the airport which is great when arriving at 1.15 am in a strange country. Breakfast was fantastic and as usual in Sri Lanka soooo much you cant eat it all but its so good! Colombo Haven was in a great location... More

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

Dear Guest, Thanks for staying with us and also for your kind review. It was our pleasure hosting you and helping with rest of your travel and tour needs as well. We take great pride in serving our guests and very happy to hear that it was to your satisfaction as well. We look forward to the next time we... More

Mesquite, Texas
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

John and his wife at the Colombo Haven carried us around on a pillow. They also set up a excellent tour of Sri Lanka for us. John also brought in his cousin with some oil paintings from his art gallery. They cooked dinner, lunch and breakfast for us. We considered it gourmet Sri Lanka food. The rooms were large and... More

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

Dear George and Bruce, Thanks so much for staying with us and also for your review and recommendation of our place. It was our pleasure to have been of service to you and look forward to the next time we would have the pleasure to do this again. Thanks also for the lovely photos. Blessings, Jonathan More

Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

Jonathan, the owner of Colombo Haven, and his family were very kind guests. Jonathan has the attitude that guests are on vacation and should not have to worry about anything, and will help you with any problems that may arise. I was having issues with my credit card, and Jonathan was quick to assist, accepting an online transfer and giving... More

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

Dear Elizabeth, Thanks for staying with us and also for your kind review. It was our greatest pleasure to have hosted you and been of service to you. We eagerly wait for another opportunity to host you again. Note: Many people do get confused with Jonathan (the owner who responds to emails) and John and his wife who run the... More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Stayed at this place only for one night after came to sri lanka,this city was very busy,but lots of things to do,unfortunately we did not have much time to spend,the guest house was not excellent but everything was ok,the staff are very friendly and helpful,recommending this place for one night

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

Dear Guest, Thanks for staying with us and also for your review. We appreciate your time and effort in providing the review and look forward to your next stay with us. Just to note that all our rooms have A/C Blessings, Jonathan More

Tubingen, Germany
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

We had the room on the top floor with terrace. Room looked ok at first sight, but don't look under or behind the bed. Bathroom is basic although with a modern shower. Lots of mosquitos in the room and no net. Terrace looked shabby with lots of building materials lying around. Rather noisy day and night. Breakfast was basic. Eggs,... More

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

Dear Guest, Thanks for your review, though I am really sorry to read your review. We never serve cold food!. All our breakfast is freshly made and served, but not sure as to what time you came down for breakfast and when exactly you stayed with us. Regardless, you should still have been served freshly squeezed juice, and fresh food... More

Stansted, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
23 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

I wish we had only stayed 1 day in Colombo. The area around Galle Face Hotel, lake and old town were interesting but not much else. Accommodation is expensive, the best value places are booked up quickly. This B&B charges extra for breakfast, so not really a B&B. Location ok, bit of a walk to town, some tuk tuks couldn't... More

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

Dear Guest, Thanks for your review. Appreciate the fact that you are committed to writing a review even after almost a year of your stay. There is not much we can do about the lack of interesting places to see in Colombo and the fact that everything is expensive (again it depends on the person), but we can always make... 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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