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Hotel Sansu

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   651/31, Elvitigala Mawatha | Narahenpita, Colombo 011, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #28 of 33 hotels in Colombo
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  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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normandy, france
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This was our stay in Colombia, mainly picked 'surprise! Surprise! ' for the price. The condition of the rooms, hotels, beds, service are all written in the other reviews so you can get a better sense of what they are offering. Almost all reviews are true. Please read them before visiting here. As for us. We just spend the night... More

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Nepalgunj, Nepal
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Initially when i booked the hotel and read the review from other people i was a little worried because we were a big group but upon reaching to the hotel my view was changed . We a team of 19 people stayed for a whole week, The rooms were simple and clean with hot and cold shower, I liked the... More

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Mahe Island, Seychelles
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Please don't ever make that mistake of going there, the hotel is "terrible" the room door doesn't lock properly, you need to ask permission to get hot water. Internet connection is extremely poor. They over charge you and put things on your bill you didn't order and when you notice they say ok we'll remove. I ask to see the... More

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40 reviews 40 reviews
30 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

I asked for a room high up as I could go and it turns out this was a good idea. The fresh air outside and turning on the fan in the room full blast cleared up the smoky smell that greeted me as I walked in. I liked that the room had numerous lights and although the air conditioning took... More

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Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

Don't be fooled by their own pictures and description: The place is dirty, run down and plain scary. Some would call it 'budget', but there is no value for money, so I'm calling it plain cheap. Ants in rooms, mould on walls, ACs dripping water on the bed. If you see any other options: Take them!

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Hyderabad, India
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

We a couple were looking for accommodation in Colombo city for one night and having seen this hotel had been recommended by LonelyPLanet we thought of checking in which we wouldn’t have done otherwise. We were charged Rs.5000 for a shabby, musty, smelly room which wasn’t specious at all, poor quality bathroom, not a drop of complementary water, uncomfortable bed... More

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

Very tiny and dirty hotel. Even lizards are in the room. Gallery between room is very thin. Every where hotel is full of smell. Even bed sheet to cover yourself in the night is not available. Pillows are very hard and dirty.

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Shanghai, China
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

The only good thing was a smiling guy at the desk. it is shabby, dirty, no top sheet for the bed..tiny little dark place for breakfast. It would not even pass as a hostel. It is listed on Agoda and they have lost our business for that. I emailed 4 times to ask them to send a taxi to the... More

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
19 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012 via mobile

Stayed for one night. Needed budget accommodation as was flying out of Colombo the next evening. The room was very basic and not the cleanest. Bathroom is tiny and was filthy, obviously hasn't been cleaned in weeks. There wasn't enough space to even sit on the toilet as there was a pillar directly between your legs. Very annoyig! No toilet... More

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Santiago, Chile
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128 reviews 128 reviews
37 hotel reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2012

We booked two nights here through Agoda at the end of the tourist season and just before the England cricket test match was due to begin so there weren't many options. The services was welcoming and friendly. The location means that tuk tuks are needed to get to most places but being relatively central these don't cost too much. They... More

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Address: 651/31, Elvitigala Mawatha | Narahenpita, Colombo 011, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Sansu 3*
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