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Colombo Sea View Hostel

45/1 Initium Road, Floor 3, Apartment 2 | Dehiwala, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka (Formerly Adikaram Sea View Hostel)
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Rostov-on-Don, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel was one of my favorites. I've been there several times and both times had a great time. There are several rooms with two shower rooms and a great view to the ocean. There is hot water, free WI-FI, always cooked breakfasts.I am traveling alone. housekeeper always helped me with any questions. Close to this place are a lot... More 

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Rostov Oblast, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place very close to the beach. you can see best sunshine from the window. it's close to bus station , but bit far away from center. At night time you can drink beer on the beach , but be carefull of local people. sometimes they try to cheat

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St. Croix
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I stayed at the Sea View Hotel for 3 nights it was just a solo trip, I feel the Hotel is a bit over priced for the standard room but its about a 10 min walk to the *Ferry Dock* and and a few places that you can eat. *Pussers* is right across the street from the Ferry Dock, if... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The hostel is far from the town, is another part of the city so be prepared for a long tuk tuk drive! The first time we stayed was really nice and we liked it a lot - Chiandra, a women working there at a time welcomed us very warmly -she really is a sweetheart! Very warm hearted, chatty, super friendly,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Perfect for a few days stop. Wouldn't recommend for a long stay though. Free breakfast made my student budget a whole lot easier. Friendly and quite helpful staff - language barrier is quite frustrating. Beautiful sea view with a 2 min walk from the beach. All in all I'm satisfied with what I got for so cheap.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

Very friendly and helpful staff, made to feel very welcome and at home. Great place to explore the rest of Colombo from - with the added sounds of the sea. Lovely breakfast - very good value for money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Really fantastic location staff extremely helpful and lovely, treated me so well and looked after me durin a 2 week stay in Colombo, really nice location by sea and off road so quiet, you will not find better location in Colombo. Please stay here, the staff do an awesome job to make you feel welcome and try so hard. Couldnt... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The staff are very helpful and nice. The lady prepares breakfast for me any time I wanted! They also hooked me up with other very good hostels in other parts of Sri Lanka. The location is great with the ocean view and a 15 min ride about 4 dollars from the city. I will sure stay there again

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Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Its a beautiful hostel next to the sea. you can see from the window the sea and the beach. Its a perfect hostel with a very very friendly staff.. With hostel mama and the gate man witch every day are smiling. I recommend this Hostel because i stayed there 8 nights and it was great. thank you for everything and... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

the woman who is mainly working there was very kind. The sunset view from the roof top was very nice and i could always hear the sea sounds. All guests can have breakfast for free. If you ask the woman in advance, you can have lunch and dinner there. it cost 250 Rupees. that were tasty and real hmemade srilankan... More 

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