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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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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a charming hotel, and a beautifully architect designed building. We took the family room with 2 beds and it was perfect for the 4 of us. Interesting decor and unusual room design are a nice change from standard serviced apartments. Breakfast was really delicious- string hoppers with eggs and all the trimmings. The hosts helped us plan our... More 

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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 and also for awarding us It was a pleasure having you and your family with us. We look forward to having you with us again on your next visit to Sri Lanka. Kind regards, Manoji More 

Colorado Springs, Colorado
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I chose Highbury Colombo based on reviews and location and it was a fantastic choice. Just wished I could stay more than just one night here. The food was great too, both breakfast and dinner. The room was original and tastefully decorated. The environment was so quiet and peaceful it was hard for me to leave this place.

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manojicolombo, Owner at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Thank you for a most wonderful review. It was a pleasure having you with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to having you with us again . With Blessings Manoji More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I stayed at the Highbury last month as part of a massive group of students from Australia. Manoji and her family showed us boundless hospitality and generosity and catered to all of our needs, and there were certainly many. In addition to the hospitality, the rooms were all beautiful and spacious, comfortable and clean. As for the food, I don't... More 

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manojicolombo, Owner at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Thank you so much for writing a most wonderful review on Highbury Colombo on Trip advisor . We truly appreciate your comments and it was very encouraging to know your comments on our breakfast. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to the pleasure of having you with us again on your next visit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Didn't expect to step into this Cosy though spacious djungel house style villa. The family is outstanding friendly and supported me by finding the best hospital and doctor for me. Good value for the money! Hot strong shower, good aircon, soft bed, spacious rooms, nice garden superb hosts. Thanks a lot for my stay!

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manojicolombo, Owner at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind sentiments and we are delighted that you have enjoyed our services and facilities during your stay with us. Your comments on our rooms and staff is very encouraging . We look forward to having you with us again on your next visit to Colombo. With Blessings Manoji More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I was Travelling From Malaysia and this B &B was my favourite place to stay. It was a beautiful and stylish place and there was a Lovely chill out area in the Lounge where I really enjoyed Having tea. Freshly Cooked Meals were available at my request and the best of all was Having my own Resident host that answered... More 

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manojicolombo, Owner at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Thank you for a most wonderful review on Tripadvisor and also for awarding us with five stars on Tripadvisor. We are glad that you have enjoyed our houses and also our facilities during your stay with us. We do appreciate your kind support in writing a detailed comment on Tripadvisor which was very encouraging for all of us. We look... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Just would like to thank you all your staff and your such warm welcome. Needless to say that you'll not regret to stay here. Will be back for sure as well wish I had known it before otherwise I could have stayed for two night! Loved your super lovely room. See you very soon! PS: the breakfast was fantastic!

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Thank you very much for taking your time to write a most wonderful review on Tripadvisor and also for awarding us with five stars. We do appreciate your kind support and look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back on your future visits. With Blessings Manoji More 

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