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Highbury Colombo

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Highbury columbo for two nights at just under £50 per night (didn't include breakfast) so we could get our bearings when arriving in Sri Lanka. When asking a taxi driver to get us to the guesthouse he wasn't sure where it was located. Even after a couple of phone calls and asking people we still struggled...

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Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

I can't say it was a terrible experience since we got there a there where any rooms for us. We booked the room through booking that as normal we received an email with the confirmation and that 20% of the price (10 euros) would be credited before we arrived. When we got there this lady (never told us her name...

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delhi
Reviewed 23 November 2016

The property is beautifully designed, very comfortable and well located in a quiet road not too far from the centre of town. But the hosts are strangely inflexible. I was arriving in the early hours of the day I had booked but they made me pay for a whole previous day and wouldn't consider negotiating a half day or reduced...

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Eresha w, Owner at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

We are surprised at your comments as it was very clear to you that the room rate given to you was already on a 50% discount. It was not possible for us to reserve a room for less price and you were arriving at 2 a.m when checking time is 2 pm. Hotel policies are clearly stated in our notice...

London
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

What a perfect place to stay while visiting Colombo! Quiet yet so close to all main attractions. A short tuk tuk drive will take you to the Fort area, a 30min walk will be just perfect to reach the famous Gallery Cafe. Do take their traditional Sri Lankan breakfast - it was perfect. Highly recommended!

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Vancouver
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

I was very pleasantly surprised to find this gem of a hotel in the centre of Colombo. We arrived at 1am and the owner was very gracious and stayed up to greet us. The room and bathroom were very well designed and the rest of the property was exquisite. A very reasonably priced place to rest your head whilst in...

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We were a group of 7 adults and 3 kids for one night and then three days later a group of 8 adults and three kids. Kids age 2.5, 5 and 6 years. We booked through booking.com, where it wasn't clear if we had to pay for kids as the rooms chosen said to sleep 5 and was the same...

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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

In the busy city of colombo highbury colombo is best place to stay.Place with garden and big & clean rooms and I felt I'm back home and it was so peacefull.Aresha and mom was very friendly.Hope to come back again and shall recommend others to stay here too.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 13 October 2016

In the hustle and bustle of Colombo this is exactly what you need. A nature inspired quiet getaway. The owners even drive an electric car! We spent most of our time in Sri Lanka in Hikkaduwa and on our lat day in Colombo, coming back to spend a short night at Highbury before flying out was just what we needed....

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Tranquil, Zen, beautiful home, hidden amongst the trees of the busy Sri Lankan City. This mother daughter ran home offers the perfect spot for couples, families and groups. We only stayed 1 night but I know I'll be coming back to stay for longer.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We stayed there on the last night in Sri Lanka before flying out. This is a very nice place and very friendly hosts. Accommodation is spread over two buildings in a private garden on a quiet side street. I would definitely recommend to get a room in the much nicer house in the back - a nice place to chill...

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Beautiful rustic styled fully air conditioned apartments clean, bright and breezy located in the heart of Colombo in quiet, safe, peaceful surroundings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Highbury Colombo

Address: 14 / 1, Skelton Road | Havelock Town, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Price Range: RM278 - RM552 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Highbury Colombo 2.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Try the home cooked dinner. Beef curry was excellent!”
 of 5 bubbles BigKev30, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Good place to stay for one night”
 of 5 bubbles vrankenp, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the main house seem to be better.”
 of 5 bubbles 7cliffe15, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Family suites are great with garden entrances”
 of 5 bubbles 807manelf, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Don't go unless you are desperate”
 of 5 bubbles Dam06969, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
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