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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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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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manojicolombo, Owner at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

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 

London, England, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We stayed at this beautiful home for 4 nights, its part homestay and part B and B. The location was on a lovely street close to town and Tuk Tuks and yet felt safe and private.The house was charming, both beautifully styled and designed. Our room was huge, clean and airy. We enjoyed lovely breakfasts and the company of cat... More 

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manojicolombo, Owner at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed and encouraging review and also for awarding us with five stars on Tripadvisor. We are delighted that you have enjoyed our breakfast and also the location and house. We are happy that you have enjoyed our services and facilities during your stay with us and appreciate your encouraging comments very much. We look forward to... More 

Sunderland, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
9 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Never have we stayed in a place where we were instantly part of the family. This is not only a beautifully designed home that simply flows from an architectural perspective it is a family home that guests have the privilege to share. For us it was a last minute booking and when we arrived the owners where on holiday leaving... More 

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manojicolombo, Owner at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Thank you for a most wonderful review on Highbury Colombo and also for awarding us with five stars on Tripadvisor. Delighted that our daughters have taken good care of you while we were away and that you have enjoyed the breakfast and dinner served by them. They are very encouraged by your comments and we really appreciate your support and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

The house itself felt cooled and open even amidst the humidity and heat of Colombo. The rooms were well lit well designed. I should know, I'm an architecture student The hosts went out of their way to make us feel comfortable. Thanks mannoji :)

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Thank you for taking your time to comment us on Tripadvisor and awarding us with five stars. It was a pleasure having you with us. We hope to see you again on your next return to Sri Lanka. With Blessings, Manoji More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We came as part of a large group of architects from Australia and were accommodated in the most gracious way possible. We all felt instantly at home and nothing was too much to ask from the owners. You won't get better home cooked Sri Lankan breakfasts anywhere! The rooms are light, clean and spacious. We often wanted to abandon our... More 

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Thank you for a most wonderful review on Tripadvisor. i appreciate your comments on the breakfast experience and relaxing time spent in the living area. We look forward to having you with us on your net return to Sri Lanka. With Blessings Manoji More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Myself and the kids stayed here while in Colombo. We had booked a smaller room but Manoji upgraded us to a bigger room as we were 3 of us. She knew quite a bit about Colombo specially the tourist destinations and guided us well. Breakfast was good nothing to rave about but not bad either. Very centrally located and easy... 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 awarding us with five stars. It was a pleasure having you and your kids with us. Im glad you appreciated our room upgrade and also our services. We hope to see you again on your next return to Sri Lanka. With Blessings Manoji More 

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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The Highbury Colombo was the first place my friend and I stayed in Sri Lanka, and it was a great first impression! I would describe the setup as half boutique hotel, half homestay - there's only a few rooms and the owners live there too (and their lovely cat!), but it's all beautifully decorated and professionally run. The owners were... More 

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Thank you for a most wonderful review. We appreciate your positive feed back of Highbury Colombo. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at our place and appreciated our services and facilities. We apologise for not having a bottle of water in your Suite due to an oversight of the housekeeper. We hope to see you once again on... More 

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