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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
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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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15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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120 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 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 

Sri Lanka
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

After being picked up by the host midnight, we arrived to beautifully lit house with large lush gardens. As we were a family the family sweet was arranged for us. The room was quite spacious along the two double beds. the quirky room was well kept, clean, airy and had a rustic style bathroom with pebbles. we managed to have... 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. It was a pleasure having you with us. We hope to see you again on your next visit to Sri Lanka. With Blessings, Manoji More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I had a pleasant stay at the Highbury Colombo for two nights, during my visit to Sri Lanka. It was a wonderful experience in a homely comfortable place. Very quiet and peaceful environment, which was ideal for relaxing. Cleanliness was perfect and I have no complaints with regards to this. The breakfast served was a delicious local meal prepared at... More 

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manojicolombo, Owner at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Thank you for a lovely review on Highbury Colombo and also for awarding us with five stars on Trip advisor. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and also the food prepared for you. We look forward to having you with us again soon. With Blessings Manoji More 

Sri Lanka
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We stayed in this beautiful relaxing place for two nights and wished we stayed more. It was an amazing relaxing atmosphere. We occupied the family room which had two beds and the room was very clean and there was no noise at all except for the chirping birds in the morning. Breakfast was delicious with a mix of local string... 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. It was a pleasure having you with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again soon on your next visit to Colombo Sri Lanka. With Blessings, Manoji More 

Helsinki, Finland
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

When we arrived it was raining heavily and the whole house and it's front was 100% dark - outside it looked abandoned and there is not a sign which would indicate anything else but normal households behind the big black iron gate. I rang the bell several times in the pouring rain and had already started to call them when... More 

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manojicolombo, Owner at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Thank you for your review . We apologise for the inconvenience caused to you at the time of your arrival. We are also saddened by the fact that you did not enjoy your stay with us. It was a misunderstanding we had with agoda as the booking was cancelled by them and the day of your arrival your booking voucher... More 

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