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Janaki Hotel

43 Fife Road | Havelock Town, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

We (2 adults, and 2 kids, as tourists) arrived early (6 am) at this hotel, and the manager who initially said that there was no room available for early check-in, after talking to our local rented driver, gave us a just-checked out room by someone else. It was OK as we all needed to crash, and family was exhausted. They... More 

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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38 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

If you are staying a night or a couple of it, then the hotel is ok. The breakfast, although not a big variety, is delicious, the staff good, rooms spacious and the location is great. But it ends here. The hotel gives you a felling of congestion and its not maintained greatly. The wifi is not reliable.

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1 Thank Ujjwal A
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

The below average rating of this hotel is true! Room carpet stinks, poor maintenance of all areas. All other reviews tells these - what I would like to share is that never depend on hotel for pick up and drop for airport. They did not arrange pick up and after wasting money using international roaming and six calls later, the... More 

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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016 via mobile

Good thing they had a pool! Otherwise not close to anything special. Booked through booking.com. they cjrged my visa card for the entire stay and transfer even though booking specifically states that you pay on arrival. Not happy about that. They also arranged for drop of at airport and taxi was 25min late!

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

Wanted to stay here for a few nights. The rooms stank. The bathrooms were very grotty. A loose light fitting out of its ceiling socket just hanging. Very very basic. I would rate it as a one star. I didn't stay for the duration of my trip. Way overpriced at US$70 per night for a twin room.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

We have booked this hotel for two days mainly because of the pool there. On expedia the price for two days should be 53USD/2days. The final price charged to us was 140USD. Be carefull when booking this on expedia they charge you in indian rupies which is easy to replace with sri lankan rupies but the price is double. We... More 

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Thank AndresDE
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

I thought to Recommend the Cafe named "The Vibe" where i used to have my break fast and lunch most of the times. The Vibe is attached to Janaki Hotel it is situated just next to the Janaki hotel's entrance. You must try their Cheese toast which is available on order through out the day. It cost only Rs 200,... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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258 reviews
110 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

As I travel back & forth from Myanmar I decided to stay at Janaki Hotel. Affordable Prices which includes breakfast. Plenty of restaurants in the vicinity. Comfortable rooms & a very nice bar. Friendly staff. Will stay there in the future.

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Thank Aruna G
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This is the second consecutive year we have booked rooms at this hotel, as we found it ideally located in Colombo, for our purposes, and most of all it offered the high standard we expected, comparable to good hotels we have stayed in during our frequent tours in Sri Lanka, Europe and Asia. From here we were able to get... More 

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2 Thank Anil A
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

This hotel is trying hard to upgrade, the lobby is new and modern looking, but the rooms, service, food, wifi and is strictly 3rd class. For the amount of money that is being charged there is better in Colombo to stay in. We will not be staying here again.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Janaki Hotel

Address: 43 Fife Road | Havelock Town, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Price Range: $51 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Janaki Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 50
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