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YWCA International Guest House

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393 Colvin R. De SIlva Mw (Union Palace), Colombo, Sri Lanka
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YWCA International Guest House
Ranked #10 of 65 Specialty Lodging in Colombo
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
15 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a room arriving at around 5 am and leaving after lunch and were given a smaller room for a cheaper price. The place is nice, clean and well located although can get very loud for the big street it's on. Breakfast was basic but good enough and staff were very very friendly. Location is good for exploring the... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After you have made a tour in Sri Lanka this is the place to relax. The Guesthouse is situated in a Dutch mansion. The lady of the hotel does everything to give you a good time. There is wifi. I would recommend this place to all my friends. And also to you

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Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

This is excellent budget accommodation in central Colombo. It's an old colonial building with large rooms and high ceilings. Deepani, the manager was very welcoming, helpful and friendly. The location is excellent and convenient to get to many sites. Happily recommending this place.

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Brisbane, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This delightful heritage building is pristine set back from the street with spacious rooms and very friendly and welcoming staff. Breakfast is included in the room rate which makes it even greater value. Only 5mins from the railway station means that it is easy to access. The rooms are large with very high ceilings, white washed rooms, mosquito nets and... More 

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Giussano, Italy
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

A nice oasis in the caotic and disappointing Colombo. The owner is very nice and helped us to find a car when we needed. Our room was big and very clean. The place itself is characteristic (being a colonial house) and quite, despite the central position in Colombo. So, even if it might not be the cheapest gh ever, it... More 

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Paris, France
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49 reviews 49 reviews
26 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Lots of character and good location but a very basic night's accomodation. Good mosquito nets provided and just as well as there are quite a few around! Basic breakfast. Rooms are large and have high ceilings although a bit spartan in comfort. Cheap and cheerful but don't stay here for your honeymoon!

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29 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

This place is a gem! An old Dutch house a little faded and jaded yes and the nice tree area does turn into a car park but... The rooms are cavernous air conditioned or fan the common area is huge and the verandah fantastic sitting in your plantation chair watching the world go by. There is a cheaper not advertised... More 

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Fethiye, Turkey
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167 reviews 167 reviews
38 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

I think this is a rigth place to stay in colombo,we found it on the guide book,we wanted to check it first but as soon as we saw it ,we decided to stay,it is in the center of colombo close to shoping area,I recomend this place to stay in colombo also manager is very helpful,

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Brooklyn, New York
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 hotel reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Staying here doesn't feel like you're in the middle of a city like Colombo. Very good location, reasonable price for (even dorm beds in hostels are quite expensive here). Beautiful, old dutch colonial architecture, extremely spacious. We had a four bed room (much too big for us), clean showers and very comfortable overall. Would recommend.

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alice springs
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

We went to other YWCA by mistake....but on arriving here to a very warm welcome we were very happy. Rooms are basic( we had small one w/o a mosquito net). Traffic noise up until 10pm. Beautiful porch area and communal area- stunning building. Nice breakfast. Very efficient and warm management and staff. We will definitely be going back!!

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Address: 393 Colvin R. De SIlva Mw (Union Palace), Colombo, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Number of rooms: 10

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