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Highbury Colombo

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14 / 1, Skelton Road | Havelock Town, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Positives: We stayed in the adjacent building to the main hotel. The room was large, with air conditioning, fan, mini fridge and frim but comfortable bed. The supplied breakfast was excellent and the hosts were present and engaged, helping us plan our day in Columbo. Not so positive: The room was clean, however smelt of damp (likely related to the... More 

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manojicolombo, Owner at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Appreciate your feed back on Highbury Colombo. We are glad that you liked the room. We have resolved the issue in the bathroom with pebbles by having a skylight on the roof. I agree that basic cars are cheaper than ours. It was not possible for us to arrange transfers and tours for less price... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful get away from the hustle and bustle of Colombo. All the staff have been so helpful, accommodating and friendly. Would definatly recommend staying. Clean, peaceful and close to everything you need!

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Thank Chelsea B
Doha, Qatar
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed the well designed bedrooms and living area of this city oasis. Havelock is a clean, quiet area, yet close to places of interest. A wonderful Thai restaurant is in close walking distance. The owners are caring and helpful.

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San Jose, California
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my second stay at the heritage. The room is very spacious with attached bath, fridge, microwave & electric kettle. It is located in a convenient residential area. The room has two fan and Air Condition as well.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had booked a double room, but were given 2 twin beds pushed together with separate bed sheets. No toiletries or water provided - we had to request. Only a light single bed sheet provided which was not sufficient (but typical in some hotels) no safe in room, surprisingly our room was not cleaned or bed made during our 2... More 

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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

Just spent 4 very relaxing nights at The Highbury. An oasis tucked away a short distance from the city centre with attentive owners on hand to help with taxis and bar/restaurant recommendations, all of which were excellent. Room was comfy with air con & fan. Didn't try the breakfast or meals and were not pushed to do so but it... More 

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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

Very friendly hosts. Excellent value and very large room, delicious Sri Lankan breakfast. The hosts helped us find a nice restaurant and transportation to the old Dutch hospital. We slept really well as the neighbourhood is quiet. I highly recommend it!

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Pokhara, Nepal
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

It was a mixed experience for me to stay in this place. It was beautiful and very peaceful. It was runned by a friendly family like it's a homestay but it felt like they were running a star hotel that was a bit too much focused on money. For example breakfast was very expensive while it wasn't that special. Yet,... More 

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manojicolombo, Manager at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review.We are sorry you found the breakfast too expensive.We will most certainly work on improving it soon.We appreciate the honesty.Hope to see you soon for a greater and better experience. Regards, Eresha Weerasuriya More 

Bogota, Colombia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

This hotel is a family run home turned guest house. It was really comfortable, good home-cooked food is available and had lots of useful amenities, including airport pick-up or drop-off and laundry service. Beautiful interior garden views.

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The Netherlands
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36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

This is a beautiful place in a residential area of Colombo with very comfortable rooms. The garden room I found quite small but the room on the second floor was stunning. The food the hosts serve is tasty but it's not included with the room rate. Even breakfast comes on top of your bill... It's a lovely place but I... More 

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manojicolombo, Owner at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time on writing a review for us on tripadvisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. As we have only five rooms situated in half an acrea with gardens and two buildings the maintainance cost is very high for us and also the tarriff and electricity which is 36% is included in... More 

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