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“Poorly set up” 1 of 5 stars
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Ranjit's Ambalama
53/19, Torrington Avenue, Colombo 00700, Sri Lanka   |  
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Ranked #59 of 86 Colombo B&B and Inns
Colombo
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“Poorly set up”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2008

The image displayed on the site is the owner's house and the neighboring house not displayed is where the guests sleep and dwell. This guest house has many mosquitoes, water bugs, roaches, and uncomfortable & extremely old bedding. The price doesn't complement the inadequate conditions offered per night. There isn't even complimentary water which is standard in every other place I have visited throughout Sri Lanka. Over priced, poor conditions and general unhealthy conditions to sleep in.

  • Liked — the internet connection but you had to tolerate bugs in your computer and swarming around you.
  • Disliked — the multitude of insects, poor bedding
  • Stayed November 2007, traveled on business
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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ranjitksam, owner at Ranjit's Ambalama, responded to this review, October 1, 2009
we have had many good responses for what we offer and we regret to note the comments made by guests who cannot accept the fact that we have a set of rules for this organisation and is spelt out to every visitor both in writing and verbally.
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Additional Information about Ranjit's Ambalama

Address: 53/19, Torrington Avenue, Colombo 00700, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Hotel Style:
Ranked #59 of 86 B&Bs / Inns in Colombo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Ranjit’s Ambalama in cinnamon gardens provides comfortable rooms in an eco friendly setting with a leafy courtyard, verandas and large garden with thick vegetation. A peaceful hideaway in a homey atmosphere with personalized service unique in the city of Colombo. It is very centrally situated in close proximity to all embassies, visa offices, shops and other places of interest in the city of Colombo with easy access to transport. Swimming pool nearby is available. ... more   less 
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