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21 Barnes Ave, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i stayed forone night and found the staff helpful, a guy called chanaka helped me with directions, where to go, tuk tuks and showed me around the temple on poya (full moon day). he even ordered me a take away at lunch time when there was no food available. The breakfast was lovely, warm eggs in Sri Lanka is a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights. Good value rooms with breakfast included. Rooms were simple, slightly dated but clean. Cold shower only which was fine by us. Had nice balcony attached to our room. About 5 mins walk to beach. Overall a pleasant stay at Ivory Inn.

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Victoria, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Stayed one night and were happy to leave early for a flight out of nearby Ratmalana airport. The room was tired with broken electrical plugs and light fixtures. The air conditioning and fan were highlights as they work well. The toilet flushed sporadically. The cold shower was a dribble and we resorted to dumping bottles of water on our heads... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013 via mobile

The hotel is in mount Lavinia in a good location close to a small row of shops and the 5 * mount Lavinia hotel. The rooms are simple, the bathroom lets it down a bit and could do with a revamp. That said they were clean and fresh bed sheets and towels were provided. There is no food or drink... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We stayed for 3 nights and really enjoyed our stay with them. We had just flew into Colombo airport and the taxi took 1.5 hours and charged 3000 rupees to get here, but it was worth while. The staff were eager to help and always greeted you every time they saw you. The hotel is situated down a quiet street... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We stayed 3 nights but could have easily stayed longer. The hotel was a beautiful building with clean, spacious and tastefully decorated rooms. Most rooms have air-con but we had a fan room which was OK. We didn't even need to use the mosquito nets. A lovely breakfast is included (fruit, eggs, toast, coffee/tea) in the common area. You can... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

The ivory inn is a save and clean location in the middle of mount beach just a road a way from the sand still fare enough to not have the train wake you in the morning! The bfast is basic it good and the stuff is great!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

The place is clean and moderately comfortable in the Mount Lavinia locality of Colombo. Very close to the beach. But don't expect too much- they don't have a kitchen, and hence no lunch or dinner and very basic housekeeping.. The wifi's free but only in the reception area..

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

The Ivory inn is probably the best spot in mount lavinia for a cheap guest house. The breakfast area and reception is lovely, and there's wifi on request. The rooms are big and mine had air conditioning, a fan and mosquito net. The bathroom was o.k but with a broken shower fitting that didn't get fixed whilst I was there... More

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Australian in Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

I've stayed at Ivory Inn every time i've been in Lanka for the past few years, which is often. Great service, excellent attentive staff and clean rooms. I've always had a great stay here at a decent price and the gardens and breakfast area are comfortable and pleasant. I only stay in rooms with a fan, no AC, and with... More

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Address: 21 Barnes Ave, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
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Ranked #4 of 8 hotels in Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
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