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393 Colvin R. De SIlva Mw (Union Palace), Colombo, Sri Lanka
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YWCA International Guest House
Ranked #11 of 58 Specialty Lodging in Colombo
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Giussano, Italy
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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50 reviews 50 reviews
26 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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141 reviews 141 reviews
29 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 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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52 reviews 52 reviews
22 hotel reviews
115 helpful votes 115 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
19 helpful votes 19 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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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

The rooms are clean and well kept but basic. All the AC rooms are in the main dining hall area so privacy could be an issue. We chose to stay in Room No. 9 which is non AC and situated to the left of the main dining hall, looking at the main structure. The place is very expansive and the... More

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Herzlia, Israel
3 reviews 3 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

this is a very nice & quiet place. big speciouse rooms with a goos central location in colombo rooms are basic & they have no double beds, but it was fine for one night. make sure you bring something to protect from the mosquitoes as there are no nets there, or anywhere to hang one from...

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2011

The hotel is a Dutch mansion converted into a several rooms, accommodating anywhere between 4 to 10 persons. We took the 4 seater room, and it was spotless. This was the only place in our trip where my wife allowed me to use the Hotel towels :) We checked in in the evening and then had dinner in their huge... More

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

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