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Highbury Colombo

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14 / 1, Skelton Road | Havelock Town, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Highbury for two nights at the start of our Sri Lankan holiday a few months ago. I found it on Tripadvisor and as I love good architecture and design, was very excited to stay here. The look of the place didn't disappoint, it is a beautiful tropical modernist design with a central courtyard that's open to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Highbury hotel Colombo was a lovely place to stay for our first night in Sri Lanka. The hostess picked us up from the airport and was most friendly. We had a lovely room which was clean, spacious and bathroom that had a great shower. Breakfast & the coffee were delicious. I would highly recommend this quaint hotel - such... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My room in the garden was very spacious and comfortable and I found it very relaxing to wake up in the morning to the sounds of the birds. Nature lovers and bird lovers will love this home stay!!! Also, despite the fact that the Highbury is located in the bustling city of Colombo, it is very quiet and peaceful. The... More 

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Makassar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very pleased with the accommodation. Was very rustic and individual. There's not a lot around the guesthouse but tuktuks are cheap enough. Owners very friendly and were not intrusive. Difficult to find if you don't know where it is as it's not signposted.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of All i didn't feel like i was away from home. The people were so fantastic. The rooms were well designed and the hospitality was lovely and greatly appreciated. Thanks to Manoji and her family. It was certainly a fantastic start to our Sri Lankan journey!

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manojicolombo, Owner at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Thank you for a wonderful review. We are glad you liked our rooms and also appreciated our facilities. We look forward to seeing you with us again on your next return to Sri Lanka. With Blessings Manoji More 

5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We only stayed 1 night but were very impressed with the quality of the accommodation The hosts were very helpful We had a recommendation of a seafood resturant on the beach Our hosts drove us to the resturant in their new electric car The room was huge with good air conditioning and quality fittings

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manojicolombo, Manager at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Thank you for a wonderful review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. It was a pleasure having you with us. We are glad you appreciated our services and facilities provided to our guests. We hope to see you again on your next return to Colombo. With Blessings, Manoji More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed here at the beginning of our trip in Sri Lanka just for one night. The place was a little hard to find but we gave our taxi driver the phone number so he could call to get directions. We arrived quite late so went straight to bed. The room was clean and the bed was comfortable. Towels and... More 

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manojicolombo, Owner at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for recommending Highbury Colombo on Trip Advisor. We hope to see you again on your next return to Sri Lanka. With Blessings, Manoji More 

Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

It was after two entire years that I revisited Colombo, as the last leg of a family vacation, and I had absolutely no second thoughts about booking a room in Highbury Colombo. To my utter delight, nothing had changed from my first visit. The lovely tropical courtyard by the living room, the lush green gardens and the lip smacking breakfast... More 

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manojicolombo, Owner at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Thank you for a most wonderful review on your second stay with us. It was a delight having you with us. We hope to see you again on your next return to Sri Lanka. Kind regards, Manoji More 

Columbus, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Ended up in Sri Lanka by accident, but was able to make a last minute booking here and wasn't disappointed. The place is very lush and comfortable, the room had A/C (bonus!) and the area was very quiet. The hosts were very accommodating and even took me to the airport very early in the morning to catch my flight. I... More 

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manojicolombo, Owner at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to write a most wonderful review for us. We are delighted that you had a great experience at Highbury Colombo and you found our place quiet and peaceful. It was a pleasure having you with us. We look forward to having you with us again on your next return to Sri Lanka. With Blessings,... More 

Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We spent here four nights and I feel that was mistake as I did not have a single good night sleep whole time. First good things: Property and room are nice and decorated with taste. A/C works well and shower in the room is a good one. Also bed is comfortable, although a bit small for two. Then the negatives:... More 

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manojicolombo, Owner at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

We have already responded to your review made on 3rd of April 2015 on Tripadvisor. This is a repeat made by the same party about the same stay. We have already brought it to the notice of Tripadvisor as repetition of the same experience twice is not allowed . Due to a sick child occupying the next room we apologise... More 

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