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VJ City Hotel
Ranked #103 of 156 Colombo B&B and Inns
Reviewed February 22, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights in jan 14. We had only booked for 1 night but got their early night before and they managed to sort us a room out. Staff were helpfully and room was comfortable,clean and tidy with all that was required. Breakfast was free of charge and basic just toast and fruit but enough. If you want just a reasonable priced city hotel would recommend. Reasonable for what we paid and very close to train station (5 mins in a tuk tuk)
Staff were fine and helpful when we needed them.

Room Tip: Great location if arriving from train station or if you have to catch early train.
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  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 20, 2014

This hotel is in the Pettah district of Colombo. It is about 10 mins distance from the Central Bus station and Train station. Its a bit of a shady part of the city but we embraced it. The rooms are nice and clean, newly opened. The room has a TV, phone, mini fridge, hot water, A/C. 1 window in the room and 1 in the bathroom, with no view just brick walls. For 3 nights we payed 20 000 Rs which was a lot considering we usually paid half that much on our whole trip. They have a 24 hour reception and the staff is polite. They only have 1 man preparing the breakfasts and carrying the begs. They have a small kitchen with a toaster that can bake 2 slices at a time and a coffee machine. For breakfast I usually got an egg omlette, 3 peaces of toast, margarine and jam, some slice of fruit (papaya or pineapple) and tea/coffee. If you wish to order dinner it is ordered from a nearby chinese restaurant and brought to your room. They do not really have a dining area, just 2 tables with 4 seats in a lounge room next to reception. All in all its OK but OVERPRICED.

Room Tip: Skip if you like a room with windows
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  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 16, 2014

I booked the VJ Hotel not expecting much as we needed a place to rest for a few hours before catching an early morning flight back to Bangkok. Rooms are small as is the bathroom. The bed was comfortable and a good internet signal in the room. The clerk at the desk was kind and attentive. We walked around the neighborhood for several hours in the afternoon. The hotel is located near the wharf. Not a whole lot to see in the area near the hotel -- on foot that is. The train station is fairly close. Based on what I briefly saw in Colombo, I concluded that my decision to spend most of the time in the countryside and in Kandy was the right one.

  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed December 30, 2013

The hotel is reasonably clean, but that's about the only positive thing.
Shower sometimes has hot water, sometimes doesn't. It's very noisy, the service is poor and my room had no window! Wifi is extremely slow or not working at all. Breakfast was a bad joke... Powder coffee and a dry sandwich served in the lobby. I ordered an airport and the next day they wanted to charge me 50% extra.
Avoid for that price!

  • Stayed: December 2013, traveled solo
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Reviewed October 13, 2017
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Room Tip: a fuir le plus vite possible
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  • Stayed: October 2017, traveled solo
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Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile
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Stayed: July 2017, traveled with friends
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Reviewed December 15, 2016
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  • Stayed: December 2016, traveled with friends
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Additional Information about VJ City Hotel

Address: 11 292 Sea Street Colombo, Colombo 01100, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Amenities:
Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Ski-In / Ski-Out Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #103 of 156 B&Bs / Inns in Colombo
Price Range: $27 - $88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — VJ City Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 26
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The VJ City Hotel is situated in the heart of Colombo, in a highly commercial area, with the surrounding of Temples, Churches, Jewelry Houses, harbour with sea view. The main Fort Railway station, city's main bus stand and many shopping complexes are situated very closer to the hotel. ... more   less 
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