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Lavinia House

23A, Simon Abeywickrama Mawatha | Mount Lavinia, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #40 of 68 Colombo B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Cibes Karlsruhe, Germany
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Karlsruhe, Germany
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

With a common area containing some couches, magazines, a big table and a TV the manager was watching himself, the place has a really homely feeling. The manager was nice and helped my to find my way around for diner and to move on by train. Rooms are simple but good. Located in Mt. Lavinia, around are endless streets full... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Spent one night there with cocroaches running in very neglected bathroom, having to listen to nearby local celebration to early morning hours, fighting with mosquitos. Electricity only for US plugs. Visit only if you have no other choice. The neighbourhood should offer a lot of alternatives.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Fantastic owners, making you part of the family. Helped me to book and plan a 6day trip over the country for a good price. to qute them "People need people, specially when you travel alone". Rooms are very basic but with towels, clean sheets etc. The wifistrength is strongest on the bottomfloor and the more walls between you and the... More

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Hue, Vietnam
15 reviews 15 reviews
14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

Simpel rooms, but clean. If you only need a place to sleep it's fine. Free wii fii. The maneger and the staff ar everyone helpfull and polite. It.s nerby the City but in a very carm area. The sheeds and towels are clean .

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Top Contributor
195 reviews 195 reviews
34 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

I was absolutely not satisfied I booked the guest house 2 months before because I saw the pictures when I arrived the price was more than we agreed and the breakfast not more included the bathroom we can see the picture that I taked in the room 103

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Canacona, India
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Lavinia house, we found very good. Positioned in a quiet area of Mount Lavinia, an easy walk from the beach, some excellent shops and bar/restaurants it was still in a quiet street. The room and linen were clean and comfortable. True some of the recently painted walls had begun peeling again, but we are in the land of monsoon. We... More

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Veliko Tarnovo Province, Bulgaria
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013 via mobile

We spent a week here. Fantastic location, extremely helpful. You get what you pay for. The guys are cheerful and even gave their number in case we needed any help on our trip around Sri Lanka. Will be spending our last night here before flying out :)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

The place is in need of some serious repair. I stayed there in Sep 2013. He first told me I had to check out early in the morning but then was okay for me to leave later. The taxi he fixed for me was reasonable and the driver friendly and helpful. The staff were friendly. But you cannot get a... More

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
35 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Stayed the nights of 6 and 7 Sep 2013 at Lavinia House and paid US$22 per night for two adults and a 6-year-old in a room with two beds, nets and a private bathroom. Breakfast is available on request for an extra LKR300-500. A tuk-tuk will take 10-15 minutes and cost LKR600-800 from the Fort area. A few minutes' walk... More

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Taipei, Taiwan
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Good sleeping experiance,room was neat and clean ,very closer to beach side besides for food we have ordered from outside.Here you could get and feel bus and train facility very good.We checked in early morning and have to wait as hotel as few rooms only..But still liked it.

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Address: 23A, Simon Abeywickrama Mawatha | Mount Lavinia, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Colombo
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Ranked #40 of 68 B&Bs / Inns in Colombo
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