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Highbury Colombo

14 / 1, Skelton Road | Havelock Town, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #12 of 75 Colombo B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The home located in the heart of Colombo but still you can stay away from the noisy surroundings and I was impressed by the architectural design of the house. All the people were very friendly and the service was excellent.

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manojicolombo, Owner at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking your time to write a wonderful review for us on Tripadvisor. It was a pleasure having you with us . I'm happy that you enjoyed our facilities and appreciated our services. We hope to see you on your next return to Sri Lanka. With Blessings, Manoji More

Melbourne
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Fantastic start to our family holiday. Family of 4 stayed here , we loved it. Gorgeous grounds and lovely room with fantastic bathroom. Manoji was really helpful, easy to book from Australia and organised airport pick up for us. Very trustworthy and welcoming , easy to get around , quiet and lush. Would definitely recommend , 5 stars from us... More

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manojicolombo, Owner at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your valuable time to write a most wonderful review for us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. It was a pleasure to be of assistance to you and your family. We hope to see you again on your next return to Colombo. With Blessings, Manoji More

Santa Cruz, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

My stay here was perfect. It's in a central location and the family running the bed and breakfast are very friendly and helpful. I loved the serene atmosphere of the grounds and common area. The wifi and ac worked perfectly. I would definitely stay here again!!!

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manojicolombo, Owner at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a most wonderful review . We are delighted that you have utilized and enjoyed the services and facilities of Highbury Colombo. Thank you very much for your support and we look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back in the near future. With Blessings, Manoji More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Once again we were treated to Sri Lankan hospitality in a stunning setting! Huge room with a/c, comfy bed and good bathroom facilities. Was really peaceful and a great hideaway from the hustle and bustle of Colombo. Great breakfast, good advice from the owners on places to visit and restaurants. One of the highlights during our stay in Colombo!

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manojicolombo, Owner at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Thank you for a most wonderful review . We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us . It was a pleasure having you with us and we look forward to having you with us again on your next visit to Sri Lanka. With Blessings, Manoji More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Perfect honeymoon getaway. Manoji and her family were very helpful and ensured that our stay was more than comfortable. Although food is not included in the plan, there are supermarkets around where you can go and explore. Also, the family makes you feel like you're one of them and give you royal treatment. I'll definitely come back here.

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manojicolombo, Owner at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Thank you for your generous comments. Reading your comments was a most wonderful experience. Thank you once again for the ongoing support and we look forward to welcoming you back on your future visits. With Blessings, Manoji More

Ghaziabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Nestled among trees, in a quiet section of Colombo, Highbury is a hidden gem. Great architecture, each room is a visual delight. In the common living space is a shallow pond with live fishes!!. Great place, even if one stays for just a single night. Friendly owners ensure that you have a great stay

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manojicolombo, Owner at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind generous comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and thought it was worth staying even one night at Highbury Colombo. We look forward to having you with us again soon. With Blessings, Manoji More

New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Start off your dream vacation in the "Resplendent Island" Sri Lanka by staying at this wonderful spot. Hospitality is #1: Manoja and Manitha are excellent hosts- I arrived late (11pm) and too tired to figure out the wifi for my computer so I could send a note to my folks; Manitha saw this and helped me right away even though... More

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manojicolombo, Owner at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Thank you for your generous review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and have utilized the services and facilities of Highbury Colombo. We look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back in the near future. With Blessings, Manoji More

Colombo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

It's a place like home but more romantic, stylish, artistic and quiet. The owner and daughters are friendly and thoughtful. Especially suitable for couples who are tired of the standard rooms. Kitchen available so that you can skip going to restaurants on your trip for one day. Will definitely come back to spend my weekend in here.

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manojicolombo, Owner at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are delighted that you have utilized and enjoyed the services and facilities of Highbury Colombo. Thank you very much again for your support of Highbury Colombo. We look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back in the near future. With Blessings, Manoji More

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Address: 14 / 1, Skelton Road | Havelock Town, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
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Beautiful rustic styled fully air conditioned apartments clean, bright and breezy located in the heart of Colombo in quiet, safe, peaceful surroundings. Highbury Colombo is the ideal point of departure for all that this vibrant city has to offer - Pettah, Fort (Dutch Hospital), Galle Face Esplanade, Museaum Temple, Dehiwela Zoo, Mount Lavinia Beach, Victoria Park. All within a 15 minutes drive. Central to almost all of Colombo's must see sites.It also provides a central gateway to Kandy hills, beautiful beaches of the South and also to the surfing paradise of the East Coast.Each room includes a coffee area or a kitchenette and Free Wi Fi and are surrounded by lush green gardens and courtyards. Guests are assuared of a memorable restful stay in a natural environment at this luxurious property. An oasis of calm you can find in very few places in Colombo. ... more   less 
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