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5th Lane House

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I did not not stay only once in this hotel but probably 4 or 5 times and I could show proofs of my stays easily with Agoda for those who have doubts. Until my last stay I would have probably given a 5 stars rating to 5th Lane House as it's really in my opinion one of the best place... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

This was my second stay was hear in 2013 during X mass. The place always kept clean and in order, manager and the staff were attentive to detail. Lots of advice and info if you need any, it is like coming to old friends. It was embarrassing for me to say this, towel ripped in the middle while I was... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

Stayed here for 1 night (26th December) After a little confusion before the check in since was the early next day after Christmas it was all smooth sailing which led to a comfortable stay overall. Rooms:(Deluxe) Nice big room, clean and comfortable. Staff : Both the Manager and the other staff were very hospitable, helped us in any way possible.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

we stayed here on our first night in Sri Lanka, and it was great. The room was very spacious, with a good sized bathroom. The staff were very nice and found us a car for the drive to Kandy (costing 8,000 rupees). The breakfast is included with the price and includes eggs how you wish, fruits, toast and drinks. It... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

I stayed at the Fifth Lane House three times in a 12-month period, each time for several weeks as I was in Colombo on business. I found this to be a really excellent place to stay and very suitable for short or long stay and for business or holiday travellers. The guest house is very well situated, with many places... More 

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Colombo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Have stayed in this place twice, and both the times the experience was very good. It only offers bed and breakfast but the breakfast was very good and customized. i should mention the staff is one great highlight, since they are decent, professional and helpful. first we were at the upper most floor next to the library an i enjoyed... More 

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Brisbane, Qld
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Nestled in a quiet lane between Galle Road and Duplication Road, 5th Lane is very comfortable and at the higher end of what one might expect of a guesthouse. The rooms and bathrooms were cool, comfortable and well equipped (tea making, nice bathrooms, safe, nice beds). The western breakfast was ample. We got a 40% off deal on Agoda (AU$110/night)... More 

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Thank he_kelly
Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

My sister and me stayed at 5th lane house for the 2 first nights of our sri lanka holiday. it is a wonderful little hotel with spacious and well equipped rooms, personalised service and tastefull decoratin. although it is centrally located in Colpetty the hotel itself is very peaceful and quite. Amendra and Krishna were very attentive and supportive. we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This is a nice hotel in a convenient location in Colombo. It is an easy tuk-tuk drive away from the station and the Old Dutch Hospital, and walking distance from Cloud Café, The Gallery and The Cricket Club Café. The rooms are large and have good air conditioning, whilst the breakfast is a lovely mixture of fruit, eggs and toast... More 

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1 Thank Piankoos
Jaffna, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The room was large, beautifully designed, comfortable and very quiet. The staff were fantastic: very competent and always smiling. Breakfast was good. All in all, great value for a well located, jewel box of a hotel in Colombo.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Heart of Colombo. Best Location to explore the city!With only 4 rooms, and a personalised service for all your needs! We got everything you need!Minutes Walking distance to McDonalds, Super Market, Durdans Hospital, Beverly Street Shopping, Bellagio Casino, Cafes, Chinese Restaurants, Steak Houses, Russian Restaurant, Swiss Restaurant, Bars Cafe, Fashion Bug, Manhattan Fish Market, Paradise Road Gallery & Cafe, Barefoot Gallery, Dinemore Restaurant, Bus Stops, Money Exchanger, 24 Hour Travel Agency. Cricket Club Cafe. Jewellery Stores and Clothing Stores.Less than a 1KM walk to Colombo Museum, Race Course Grounds, British Council, Canadian High Commission, USAID, Lionel Wendt Theatre, Russian Embassy, University of Colombo, Malaysia Embassy, Leo Burnett, Romania Embassy, German Embassy. St Anthony's Church.Within 2KM, Gangaramaya Temple, Beira Lake, Colombo Town Hall, Public Library, Sri Lanka Tennis, Moors Cricket Club, Colombo Cricket Club, Kollupitiya Train Station, Bars, Casinos and Lots to Do! ... more   less 

Additional Information about 5th Lane House

Address: 51 1a 5th Lane, Colombo 00300, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Price Range: $60 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — 5th Lane House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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