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YWCA International Guest House

393 Colvin R. De SIlva Mw (Union Palace), Colombo, Sri Lanka
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Paris, France
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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
76 helpful votes 76 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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44 reviews 44 reviews
15 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 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 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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
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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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7 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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