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YWCA National Headquarters

7 Rotunda Gardens, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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alice springs
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

A lovely big charming room with seated area outside. Good breakfast in canteen. Strange manager who does run the place like a boarding school and is not so helpful. We arrived at 4 am to be told that we had no room because we did not confirm booking. So we slept or tried to sleep in uncomfortable chairs for a... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

Travellers to the YWCA Hostel in Colombo need to be mindful that this is not a hotel. And if you're thinking hostel in the 'lounge around on the wifi in communal areas, meet people and then head to a bar' type sense, you've got it wrong. Whereas in most countries the "C" in YWCA hostels can be largely ignored, this... More

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Bangalore
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

Situated right behind the president's house (Temple Trees) in Kollupitiya, Colombo, the YWCA national headquarters is a dorm that is perfect for women travelling alone, women who need to stay for long durations, and for couples. I stayed here for 10 days, was charged SL Rupees 880 a night, and was given a room that was well lit, and very... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

For that price, 800rps, the place is great. Quite central, safe, lots of embassy around so police is around, as clean as it can be, i was in a 2 bed dorm only, common balcony to have a read. The bfast is 300rps and good. Recomend for one night or two in crazy colombo

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

The rooms are extremely basic but were the cheapest we could find in Colombo in a central locations. Most rooms in Colombo are ridiculously high and this was the cheapest option we found (Rs.2500 pp/per night). The rooms have a bed, fan and bathroom (double room for couples).

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Leipzig, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

We stayed in this guesthouse because of a lack of alternatives in this price range and location in Colombo. An the location is by far the only reason to stay here. The atmosphere is more like a old fashioned boarding school for girls, completely rundown with an unfriendly lady at the check in desk. There are strict rules to follow.... More

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Address: 7 Rotunda Gardens, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Colombo
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Ranked #22 of 48 Specialty lodging in Colombo

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