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Highbury Colombo

14 / 1, Skelton Road | Havelock Town, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #10 of 76 Colombo B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had high expectations based on the reviews on tripadvisor. Highbury Colombo offers a tranquil atmosphere in a busy city. I enjoyed the high quality service and great food. The biscuit pudding was the best I have tasted so far. It rained most of the time but it did not matter cos the place was so interesting and comfortable to... More

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manojicolombo, Owner at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a wonderful review for us on Tripadvisor and awarding us with five stars. It was a great pleasure having you with us. We look forward to having you with us again on your next visit to Sri Lanka. With Blessings, Manoji More

Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

one of the favorite place I have been till now. This amazing place in a very noisy city has a cosy, pleasant atmospher. Since you enter in the garden the entir world change.. special people, very nice rooms, with special design, special oasis. Easy to access everything you want to visit by tuk tuk I was lucky to find this... More

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manojicolombo, Owner at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking your time to write a most wonderful review for us and awarding us five stars on trip advisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to having you with us on your next visit to Sri Lanka. With Blessings, Manoji More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in a great room with the view of tree tops and gardens. It is quiet and atmospheric. Wifi in the public areas worked very well . The best was the breakfast made by young Eresha the owners daughter. She cooked an amazing breakfast for me . She also helped me with bookings for the rest of my trip in... More

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manojicolombo, Owner at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Thank you for a most wonderful review of Highbury Colombo on Tripadvisor.We appreciate your positive feedback on our service, the food and architecture which highlighted your experience with us. It was a pleasure having you with us and we look forward to having you with us on your next visit to Sri Lanka. With Blessings, Manoji More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Highbury Colombo is a very nice place to stay. The price is okay. The Bed & Breakfast is run by a very nice family and is situated in a good area. Our room was very comfortable. The breakfast was good.

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manojicolombo, Owner at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

We appreciate your positive feedback on our service, the food and the architecture which highlighted your experience with us. Hope you had a memorable holiday in Sri Lanka. We enjoyed your company very much. We look forward to having you with us again on your next return to Sri Lanka. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The guesthouse is quite far from the center of Colombo, but this means it's a quiet and silent place so it's ok. The room was big, comfortable and the ac was working perfectly! No sign of mosquitoes (thanks to the many cute gekkos). Free wi-fi free in the lobby.

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manojicolombo, Owner at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at Highbury Colombo! As the city of Colombo is very small all the must see attractions are within 10 to 15 minutes in a tuk tuk from Highbury Colombo. I'm sorry that you found it too far to the center. The city center consists of mainly old buildings... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great room, very atmospheric house, very quiet and welcoming, and close enough to the center, only a short tuk tuk ride away. breakfast was also great (not included in the room rate). Air-conditioning in the room, very clean, a lot of reading material about sri Lanka....

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manojicolombo, Owner at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to write a most wonderful reveiw for us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us at Highbury Colombo. Your comments are very much appreciated. It was a pleasure having you with us and we look forward to having you with us on your next visit to Sri Lanka. Kind regards, Manoji More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really great home stay feel in quiet residential area. The architecture and decor of this place is amazing! Its like and inside out house! Garden area and wifi are good. Rooms are very comfortable but the walls are quite thin in one room I stayed in the second night so you can hear everything! So just ask if you can... More

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manojicolombo, Owner at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Highbury Colombo. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. Highbury Colombo has three rooms inside the premises and a family cottage outside the premises with a large twin room and a small room. This is generally given to families and occassionally the spare room which is a part of it is... More

Godalming, United Kingdom
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Nice friendly, welcoming oasis of peace and quiet. The owner was happy to cook an evening meal for our family and breakfast was yummy and fresh. Large air conditioned family room big enough for 5 looking onto a well kept garden.

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manojicolombo, Owner at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to write a review for us on Tripadvisor. It was a pleasure having you and your family with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and also utilized the services and facilities of Highbury Colombo. We hope to see you again on your next visit to Sri Lanka. With Blessings... More

Colombo, Sri Lanka
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

It is by accident that we found the Highbury, but it has proved to be one of our greatest discoveries! Words cannot describe the beautiful architecture of this place. There is a sense of serenity that exists here which makes it perfect to get away to, from the hustle bustle of Colombo, without even leaving Colombo!! The service is excellent,... 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 on Tripadvisor. We are delighted that you have utilized and enjoyed the services and facilities of Highbury Colombo. Thank you once again for your support of Highbury Colombo and we look forward to having you with us again. With Blessings, Manoji More

Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We had a lovely stay in Highbury : the hotel is away from the noise and agitation of the city, but you can easily reach by tuktuk Colombo's main points of interest. The room we had was calm, cosy and full equipped (AC, nice bathroom, confortable bed). We had no wifi in the room, but it was nice to enjoy... More

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manojicolombo, Owner at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind comments. We are delighted that you have enjoyed your repeat stay with us. We look forward to having you with us again on your next visit to Sri Lanka. With Blessings, Manoji More

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Address: 14 / 1, Skelton Road | Havelock Town, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
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