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Ivory Inn

21 de Saram Road | Mount Lavinia, Colombo, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 10370, Sri Lanka
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Melboune
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is my second time staying at Ivory Inn and suited my needs just fine, both times. The staff are very helpful and brought our suitcases up stairs for us and always offer a friendly smile. Great air con in the room and a private balcony with a view of the street. Basic guest house but so close to the... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

This Hotel (we should call it Motel) is situated very closed to the beach, but not in the beach. Takes a 4-5 min walk to reach a nice spot with lots of restaurants and bars with a good ambient. It's not very convenient if your plan is to visit Colombo, as you'll need to take a tuc-tuc, taxi or bus... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

As in almost all 11 places I have stayed in Sri Lanka in August 2015, in this place also I did not get what I booked earlier, i.e. a double room with a/c and a quadruple room with a/c. After 4 messages I have sent them about a very early morning arrival, no one was there to open our rooms,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the ivory inn for 3 nights and found staff to be friendly and helpful after our luggage was lost the manager I think was brilliant at chasing it back for us and we got it back in the evening on that day. Breakfast was ok - toast, banana and eggs with tea. They didn't serve evening meals... More 

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1 Thank JKL-happy
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

One of the best places I've stayed in Mt. Lavnia. Good service all around. I have stayed here for one and half days and they charged exactly for one and half days whereas many other places charge for 2 full days. Breakfast was included and it was well prepared and well served. My girlfriend was thoroughly expressed with the rooms... More 

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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

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 13, 2014 via mobile

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

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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London
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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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