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“not good value”

YWCA National Headquarters
Ranked #452 of 637 Restaurants in Colombo
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Reviewed February 17, 2013

5000 rupees a night for a double room didnt quite seem valid. dirty bathroom with toilet that didnt work and plumbing leak through the bedroom. friendly staff but limited english. very noisy. free breakfast is only from 7 to 8 and is quite small. would only recommend to female travellers as there is 24 hour security and a safe, homely vibe.

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Reviewed May 30, 2011

We stayed here for 2 nights and it cost us a whopping 6600 rupees. This was very expensive initially, but for what we got in the end it was close to daylight robbery.

We were given a triple room which was quite dark but the sheets were clean. The bathroom was a bit of a state. There was big hole underneath the sink from which the odd cockroach would appear and the toilet had no lid over the cistern and you had to pull a bit of dirty string to flush rather than use the handle. It did have a hot shower though which was a plus in a majorly negative experience.

We were aware that breakfast was included but after arriving we found out was served between 7 and 8, ok so we decided to aim for the 8 rather than the 7. We were awoken at 7:05 by loud rapping, both mornings, to be told that it was better that we come now for breakfast. Both times we took our time having a shower before we went down and were served by very friendly staff who seemed to be in no rush to serve us.

The location is very central for most things in Colombo and it is set in a street off Gaulle road, it can get very noisy early in the morning as it is used as a bit of a thoroughfare.

This place is a rip-off but it is a very convenient location.

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