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Casa Colombo

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231 Galle Rd | Bambalapitiya, Colombo 4, Sri Lanka
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Casa Colombo is a great hotel located on Galle Road in the Bampalapitiya district. It's quite difficult to find, because it is not visible from the road. Bampalapitiya station is near the hotel (we asked tuctuc drivers several times to drop us there and walked back to the hotel). When you eventually find it, you are amazed when you first... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I am a bit biased as I have been to this hotel twice before, but to me you couldn't ask for more from a hotel. The staff have to be the most friendly I have ever come across, and in Kumara they have someone who couldn't be more helpful and must be an ever present - I do wonder when... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on our honeymoon and were given a free upgrade. The suite was amazing and we had our own personal butler. The room had a huge bath and shower. It also had a laptop, iPod dock, 4 phones and speakers. The staff were very attentive and the food was very reasonably priced and delicious. I would thoroughly recommend this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So Casa Colombo is rated #2 for accommodation in the Sti Lankan capital. For the life of me I can't work out what would beat it. This ticks every box. Small (12 rooms), fabulous friendly service, great food, wonderful rooms bordering on the quirky. Kumara, the concierge/manager/all things to all people should be bottled and dispensed to hotels world wide... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very cool hotel - I wish I spent more time here! The vibe is fun and it's an amazing old building with great photos of its transformation. Very friendly and helpful staff, too. Travelled with a friend, so we booked separate rooms as we didn't see 2 beds as an option, but they said they could have made arrangements if... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Casa Columbo on our last two nights of a honeymoon tour of Sri Lanka. The hotel is situated just off a main road and is very grand. There are lots of quirky and modern features. We were checked in quickly and shown to our room by our personal butler. The room was enormous and decorated in a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here on the first night of our honeymoon, fresh off the flight from the UK. Very welcoming, and we really liked the rooms and decor. Our first meal of our honeymoon was here and one of the best of the trip, and one of the best curries we've ever had. The pool area was really cool, and not crowded.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Casa Colombo is something else. We came here for our last night in Sri Lanka, and wish we could've stayed longer. They've beautifully restored a 200+ year old mansion, and have nailed just the right mix of modern vs vintage vs quirky. We absolutely loved it- from the brass claw-foot bath to the pink pool to the kitsch "red... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

definitely stay here if you're looking for a funky place in an old house but want the privacy feel of a large hotel. room decor and toiletries are great, staff is super nice and the spa is great if just off the plane. the bar and restaurant are good too. location is not in walking distance from much - it's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous hotel a short distance from CBD of Colombo. Gorgeous, quirky rooms in a historic building.......oozes charm and luxury with deep copper baths, super comfortable bed plus all the mod cons you could want. Very accommodating staff who were happy for us to stick around on our second evening till 8pm before our trip to the airport for our flight... More 

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