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The Havelock Place Bungalow

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6, Havelock Place | Colombo 5, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #10 of 93 Colombo B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dublin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent 2 nights here in late July 2015 and very much enjoyed it. The staff were friendly, the room was big and very clean and the small pool was very refreshing. Great food and very nice, quiet area. Only drawback was the cost of laundry but we didn't ask prices before we asked for it all to be washed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent home-made ice creams, extensive food menu, friendly staff and nice ambiance. These are some of my memories of the Bungalow. The rooms still have feel from the past, old fashioned switches and at the same time all modern amenities.

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A charming bungalow in a delightul lush green setting with 7 rooms and each one decorated differently. Due to my late reservation we had to move rooms twice and so experienced the room with an open to air bathroom ( Room 5 ) and one with a 4 poster bed ( Room 7 ). Each room is a delight. The... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We appreciated the beautiful and spacious rooms, the pool and the garden with little squirrels and the delicious food. The breakfast is amazing! The host are very nice, friendly and helpful. A great place to stay in Colombo!!!!!!!!!!!!!'

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed two nights in HB after a three-week journey through beautiful Sri Lanka. Within the buzz of Colombo, this hotel provides very welcome peace and quiet. We had a great family-room (for 4). The sounds of the city hardly reach the garden, providing a green oasis. Excellent food, very welcoming staff. When retiring to Colombo, we will be back... More 

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South Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Havelock Place Bungalow is a welcoming oasis away from the chaos of Colombo. The staff are great and the manager, Shakira is a treasure of experience and knowledge. Breakfasts are good and taken in the garden, which is very pleasant. Overall we really enjoyed our experience there. The only minor issue was that tuk tuk drivers never seemed to... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed our stay here, so much so that we stayed for our last night on our way back through Colombo before we flew out as well. The food at their restaurant is delicious, a wide variety, so nice dining in the outdoor courtyard. The pool is a great addition. We loved the cinnamon scented rooms. The furnishings gave... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful little hotel - elegant and charming with a lovely colonial feel to it. The owner is very helpful and friendly. It's about 5 miles from the city centre but that's only about 10 minutes and £2 in a tuk tuk and it's well worth the extra as it's really reasonably priced for the high standards. The pool is just... More 

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havelockplacebungalo, Manager at The Havelock Place Bungalow, responded to this review

Dear Debbie, We love that you loved your stay with us. Your wonderful words about our ideal location, great value for money, comfortable rooms and amazing service are all well appreciated. Come back soon! Best wishes, Shakeela More 

London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A comfortable and friendly place to stay in Colombo. Delicious breakfast outside in the garden and this was a nice change from the corporate hotels I've stayed in in the past! There is also a nice yoga place nearby- Om Studio.

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havelockplacebungalo, Manager at The Havelock Place Bungalow, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide such lovely feedback following your recent stay. We are so pleased that you had a brilliant stay and thank you for your rave review about our brilliant breakfast! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Shakeela More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

A delightful garden setting in a charming colonial bungalow. We felt at home with very friendly helpful staff and the antique decor. The food was exceptional and we found ourselves eating in for most meals. The ice cream is to die for and the staff willingly assisted with my wife's gluten free dietary restrictions. We highly recommend this hotel.

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havelockplacebungalo, Manager at The Havelock Place Bungalow, responded to this review

We love that you loved your stay with us - we focus on you, our guest, to make your experience at The Bungalow amazing and it sounds like it is working! We are so pleased that you had a brilliant and that we were able to cater to all your dietary requirements. We look forward to seeing you again soon.... More 

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