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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good28%
  • Average29%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible5%
  • Jul 9, 2018
    “Okay with very helpful staff”
  • Jul 29, 2017
    “Unfortunately a bad experience, would not recommend”
21 de Saram Road, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 10370 Sri Lanka See on map
Public Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
3 Star accommodation
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Cologne, Germany
Reviewed Jul 9, 2018via mobile
The staff gets full points here, everyone was really helpful and friendly. Rooms could be cleaner, found a lot of dust and some bugs, which got removed after I mentioned it. The beach is nearby, but the area around didn’t feel really safe to me after sunset (some small and dark roads). Okay for a short stay after arrival or before departure.
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Rebecca G
Reviewed Jul 29, 2017
I made the mistake of not registering that reviews for this place were not recent. On arrival no one could speak English, someone wordlessly took our bag up to a room where the AC was switched off. When someone else arrived he explained there had been a problem with the booking - advertised misleadingly through a booking website as for up to two adults and 'standard' (as opposed to their cheaper but otherwise identical 'standard non-AC') we were told it was for only one adult and a fan only room. Next for the airport transfer we arrived in and had pre-agreed a price for via email they asked for significantly more money. The surrounding area lacks good affordable options for food and character. We didn't feel particularly safe after dark and we're concerned leaving our belongings in the hotel after such a shake start. This is the first bad review I have written for a place to stay.
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed Apr 29, 2017via mobile
Home from home! Very clean small guest house, nice breakfast, friendly & helpful staff, especially Mr Chanika. Would definitely recommend to our friends, & will come back again soon. Thanks to all the staff for your 5 star hospitality. Andy xx
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Suzie M
Reviewed Jul 25, 2016via mobile
This is a delightful place that needs updating in a big way. Sadly the owner is not interested in upgrading however the hotel manager Chanaka tries his best in every way to make your stay comfortable as possible.

Only one power point that worked in the room which was behind a bed.
Very poor quality sheets and towels with holes in them.
The toilet took about 10 mins to fill when flushed...had to fill systern by hand.

Price at the moment reflects the state of the hotel.
Thank Suzie M
Reviewed Jun 8, 2016
The property is a quiet and quaint guesthouse. The staffs are always willing to help. Rooms and toilet are decent for the price. Neighborhood is quiet and a minute away from the beach.
You can also walk to Galle road with access to shops, supermarkets, burger king, pastry shops within two minutes.
Thank Hamdhaan
The Ivory Inn is conveniently located at 21, De Saram Road in Mount Lavinia, which is located about 10 km from the city of Colombo. Consisting of 15 rooms including 2 dorm rooms. It is in close proximity to More one of the best beaches in Sri Lanka, the Mount Lavinia Beach which is a hop, step and a jump from the Ivory Inn. It is within walking distance to Banks, ATMs, Super-markets, Restaurants, Take-away outlets and Shops. It is situated close to the popular Mount Lavinia Hotel. The Ivory Inn offers affordable, clean and comfortable hostel accommodation for back packers and budget travelers. Less
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Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Also Known As
Ivory Hotel Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
Ivory Inn Sri Lanka/Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
Sri Lanka > Western Province > Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
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Also Known As
Ivory Hotel Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
Ivory Inn Sri Lanka/Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
Sri Lanka > Western Province > Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
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December 1, 2017|
Response from zahran z | Property representative |
Close to ivory inn there is a road called beach road. At the end of that road there is a hotels called Haus Chandra which has a pool that can be used by out side guest. The Ivory inn staff cab direct you to the location.
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"Wifi in reception only."
Jun 8, 2016
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"I had three friends all staying in separate rooms for several nights and never had a single problem or..."
May 7, 2016
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"I am afraid there is no tip for this...you might be given what you ask for...you might not"
Sep 12, 2015
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