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The Havelock Place Bungalow

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6, Havelock Place Colombo 5, Colombo Sri Lanka See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed there twice during our trip to Sri Lanka!! The service was so friendly and it was a quiet oasis in the middle of the city. The pool is the perfect place to relax when it's hot and you've been sightseeing the whole day....More

Thank Katie R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A hidden garden oasis. We would definetly stay again. A charming hostess. Tasteful rooms. Great breakfasts. The pool was a perfect spot to relax after a full day of sightseeing with a delicious scoop or two of home-made Havelock ice cream.

1  Thank Jane D
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place away from Colombo’s buzz but close enough to easily come and go and enjoy the city’s activities. Peaceful garden with a small pool, excellent breakfast & friendly staff. We used Uber to go to Colombo (about 300 LKR), tuk tuk was more expensive.

1  Thank LMF16
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

We stayed one night at Havelock Bungalow after flying into Colombo. As our first port of call on our travels, it was a beautiful and peaceful escape from the busy centre of Colombo. The hotel is a lovely old colonial building, and our room itself...More

1  Thank Rosie W
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

I joined a friend and her son on a quick trip to Sri Lanka. The Havelock Place Bungalow was our first stop, after a long two hour drive (bad traffic) from the airport. This is the hotel you want to be dropped off at, after...More

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Description
Governor, Hand-written Deed and Peppercorn The year was 1892 and what was known as "Ceylon" was under British rule. Governor Havelock transferred the title to the land (on which the bungalows are built), by a ...More hand-written deed to the Havelock Building Company on the payment of Rs. 1307/- and a Peppercorn. The present owners purchased the properties in the mid 1980's and lived there. The Havelock Place Bungalow was first opened to guests in December 1999. In the city, yet miles away... If you've ever visited the Bungalow, you would have noticed how discreet we have been about our presence. To the casual passer-by, the Bungalow appears to be nothing more than an old colonial home. Only a plaque with the name 'Havelock Place Bungalow' engraved on it, indicates that we are open to guests. No wonder the Bungalow continues to be Colombo's best kept secret! We are conveniently located so if you are in the mood for a visit to the Museum, Independence Square, or Temples, or would like to go on a shopping spree, you can get to your destination in a matter of minutes. It's a jungle. But definitely not the concrete type... When you enter our gates and walk along the paved pathways, you realize you are in an oasis, away from the bustle of the city. Trees are an intrinsic part of the Havelock Place Bungalow experience. You can enjoy your breakfast while watching our garden come alive with a variety of birds and butterflies, or relax on a bench and gaze at the stars as night approaches. The surrounding foliage lends a quiet charm to every part of the Bungalow. Welcome to the Bungalow! Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Smoking rooms available
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
7
Price range
$68 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Havelock Place Bungalow Hotel Colombo
Location
Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms, Smoking rooms available
Number of rooms
7
Price range
$68 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Havelock Place Bungalow Hotel Colombo
Location
Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
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Traveler (166)
Room & Suite (33)
Dining (19)
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John L
March 2, 2018|
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Response from Mithun R | Reviewed this property |
Airport pick up facility is there, it's advisable to book a car for the entire day instead of only airport pick up. U can get in touch with this guy. Had hired him as "airport to airport". U have to negotiate hard. Senanath... More
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PhyllPound
February 7, 2017|
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Response from Dinuka W | Property representative |
Dear PhyllPound, Please send us your name and check-in date to the email address on our website. We will check and respond to you. If you have not booked the room from Friday night, we will be unable to provide early... More
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Lsouthcottt
December 16, 2016|
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Response from Tiagomiguelmiranda | Reviewed this property |
O Laura, I don't work there but I can tell you that the beauty way to get there is by taxi, it should cost you no more than 4000 rupees. About the mosquito net I don't know if they have them, but the rooms have Ca and... More
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"Ask for a room in front of the house. There are rooms at the back."
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"Room near the pool is the best"
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"The suite is the best and most spacious"
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"A room near the pool is best. All rooms are on one level. The bathroom of the the Family suite is in poor..."
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