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Nashik, India
1 review
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Reviewed September 12, 2016

I stayed here for a full day & night - technically 2 nights since I reached Colombo at 5:30 am & left the next morning at 7:20 am, but the place was priced low enough to justify spending for 2 nights tariff. Very close to the airport, I timed the distance at exactly 12 minutes. Easy to find, it's to... More 

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3 reviews
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Reviewed July 29, 2016

I had a really nice stay at Blue Gum Hotel! It is more of a B&B as per European standards, but rooms are nice and very very clean! there is also a mosquito net over the bed. Complementary breakfast was amazing, I had a really tasty omelette plus bread butter n jam and even fruit. The Manager is very sweet... More 

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Kanpur, India
1 review
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Reviewed March 31, 2016

The hotel was located close to the airport around 8kms. Taxi driver takes 1000rs from airport to the hotel. Colombo main city is about 30 kms from the hotel. Bus stop is on the main road and there are many no.240 buses for Colombo. I stayed for 9 days in the hotel. The nearest indian restaurant i.e. elite is in... More 

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Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
2 reviews
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Reviewed March 4, 2016

I was arriving in the middle of the night and I needed a place to crash for a few hours before continuing my journey. This hotel is conveniently located near the airport and a great value for money. The room was a decent size with a working AC and quite clean. I would recommend it to anyone.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed March 1, 2016 via mobile

It takes just 15 to 20 minutes drive from/to the airport. The hotel is situated at Thudella stop on airport-colombo highway on which many No.187 buses ply. Just 1 min walk from the bus stop. Hotel room was compact with comfortable double bed, AC and TV. Wash room was very hygiene with 24 hrs hot water facility. Room service boy... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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Reviewed December 28, 2015

My family and I stayed at Hotel Blue Gum from December 23-24. Customer service is unbelievably poor. Food is very cold, they take ages to give the breakfast, have a I care a damn attitude about customers. Even to serve simple tea, it takes a long time and they don't give everything at one go. They will give 2 cups,... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed April 28, 2015

Pleasant hotel, near the airport. For a good price, quite nice accommodation. Very friendly staff. Quiet neighborhood. I recommend for a short stay. Clean rooms with air conditioning. Close to shops and markets.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed November 9, 2014

Staff is friendly and made a good impression. Rooms are clean and airconditioning sufficient. There is cable TV which introduced me to some entertaining Sri Lankan programmes. However, the area seems to have a mosquito problem as the hotel is located in a grassy area quite far from the city center. But if you have an early morning flight, this... More 

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Forest Glen, Australia
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38 hotel reviews
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Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

The staff at this hotel went out of their way to be helpful and friendly. They organised our taxi into Colombo and our airport pickup went without a hitch. Our room was large and comfortable, although the pillows were a bit past their use-by date. Breakfast was delicious and healthy. The location of the hotel is just off the road... More 

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Algonquin, Illinois
1 review
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Reviewed April 28, 2014

Stayed for 1wk excellent service,food, nearby shopping places,15min to airport, boys who works there where simply great. good A/C ROOMS, i think in my view this hotels is simply superb to stay for affordable price.$

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy the Blue Gum experience with spacious luxurious rooms with spectacular views, fully equipped with air conditioning and the option of an attached bathroom with both hot and cold water capabilities. Each floor also has adjoining fully furnished dining and living areas for relaxing nights in front of the television. We also provide a free wireless Internet connection for easy access to the web. We are located to the north of the Colombo CBD and conveniently situated off the Colombo-Negombo main road. We are only a short fifteen minute drive from the Bandaranayake international airport, with the beautiful Sri Lankan coastline also only a short ten minute trip away.10% service charge will be added. No additional taxes. Breakfast included to the Room charges. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Gum Hotel

Address: No 219/1, Tudella | Ja-Ela, Colombo 11350, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Price Range: $28 - $43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Blue Gum Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Hotel has standard rooms on1st floor and deluxe rooms on 2nd floor”
 of 5 bubbles 359gauravj, Mar 31, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are great”
 of 5 bubbles liza-eileen-marie61, Apr 2, 2014 | Read review
“Choose the Deluxe AC rooms as they are more spacious as compared to the standard one which may give you a cramped feeling.”
 of 5 bubbles pune2013, Feb 17, 2014 | Read review
“All rooms has nice view.”
 of 5 bubbles liza-eileen-marie61, Oct 1, 2013 | Read review
“The two rooms we stayed in on our two stays (on the 2nd and 3rd floors) were more or less identical, so it's difficult for me to compare them. We didn't have heavy bags, but for those with heavy bags I believe the 1st and 2nd floors would be preferable.”
 of 5 bubbles AndyWaldor, Feb 22, 2013 | Read review
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