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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel was closed for a while for refurbishment and it's open again. The place looks very good. Didn't stay at the hotel but visited the cafe several times. The famous Nippon mutton and beef rolls are back and they taste the same as it was 20 years ago. Yummy!! The prices have increased threefold but it's still value for...

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Kochi (Cochin), India
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's good experience. Don't go by old reviews. It's a brand new hotel, renovated and refurbished to a four star hotel. A coffee shop, two restaurants, one bar, a conference room and 49 rooms with very friendly staff. It's centrally air conditioned with central hot water system. Good quality linen, gel pillows, carpeted and very clean rooms of four star...

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

The bamboo room at the nippon hotel is an amazing experience for family gathering. The service is quite good and we managed to have the mutton rolls for starters (it tastes as good as it did two decades ago). The antique look has been well preserved and the dine in (as well as the menu) was well received by three...

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England
Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

I ended up here after I found out my credit and debit cards didn't work...good start to a 3week holiday! from the outside it looks a little run down but I thought the location it was in, it must be ok in side... oh how wrong was I!!! The reception's only highlight is the lovely staff who are polite and...

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed April 9, 2014

Good location but thats about the best thing here. The rooms were damp, dirty and there was no point trying to get clean in the bathroom as you come out feeling dirtier than when you went in. They also messed us around with room sizes, giving us a double room when we'd asked for a triple one.

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Aarhus, Denmark
Reviewed August 27, 2013

I have stayed here a few times through the years and latest for a week eight years ago in the beginning of 2005 without any reservation in advance. And in Feb. 2013, I just went for a cup of tea. If you are looking for a cheap and conveniently situated hotel in Colombo just a short distance to Fort, the...

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Lausanne, Switzerland
Reviewed August 21, 2013

We didn't book any hotel in advance so randomly pick one from Agoda, base on the photos showing on their website and the price is relatively cheap, we gave a try. The reception is antique style, which is fine, however the room is horrible, first of all they didn't give us double bed, so the twins bed in different color...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed April 18, 2013

We stayed only one night in an fan-room. I would not have stayed another night even if we planned it. But first the positive: Very good location and friendly and helpful reception staff. Not very positive are the rooms. The hotel is old and in dire need of repairs. Our bathroom was a dark hole with light fittings missing (and...

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London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed March 2, 2013

Cockroaches in my room, in the halls, and on the breakfast table. Reception area clean and modern, everything else in this place is worn out and dirty. Avoid unless you really need somewhere central and cheap.

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Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Reviewed February 21, 2013

I visited colombo for 5times. Now 3 years ago tax changed and almost all reasonably priced hotel changed prices up more than double. But funny enough this hotel did not change the price that much. Caz all other hotels added little bit renovation and tried to make bigger money. This honest and lazy hotel remained cheap and dirty ,aha aha....

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Address: 123 Kumaran Ratnam Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
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Number of rooms: 15
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“Balcony rooms are fantastic though bit noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles wilsonmaradu, 2 days ago | Read review
“Rooms with balcony are all facing a busy and noisy main road in front of the entrance. All other rooms are more quiet. Furthermore and as already mentioned in another review, check that the windows can be opened and are provided with an insect net.”
 of 5 bubbles Kokomo_13, Aug 27, 2013 | Read review
“try to get a room facing away from the main street”
 of 5 bubbles sangoma02, Apr 18, 2013 | Read review
“besides with or without aircon,,there are 2 type of rooms( little better room than just old little dirty room).and it seems like there is no strict rule = for what price for what room.. so try to get the better room with lowest price . If not, you lose nothing.”
 of 5 bubbles MaguderD, Feb 21, 2013 | Read review
“If you want to sleep in the daytime, avoid a room facing the road.”
 of 5 bubbles TsutomuA, Feb 21, 2013 | Read review
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