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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

A nice little hotel. Pictures were a little misleading (we'd booked on booking.com - the roof top is small and the 'pool' is a tiny jacuzzi) but enjoyed our stay. Nice room, very clean, good a/c and shower and well equipped with hair dryer, safe & fridge. The staff were nice too and very helpful.

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Australia
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We spent 4 nights in Colombo for a friend’s wedding and all the suggested hotels were booked out or too pricy, this boutique hotel is very much like a B&B with very friendly staff and is right on the ocean. We stayed here for 4 nights and were given their best room which overlooks the sea and had its own...

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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Arrived in Colombo and understood straight that there was no swimming pool but just a jacuzzi (although pictures could imply a pool). Nice rooms; friendly staff; good breakfast. In front of ocean and railway track which could give some vibrations when a train passes

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Reviewed 19 August 2016

I was disappointed the hotel had no lift as I have difficulty climbing stairs and my room was on the third floor. So a daily trek and and down steep stairs was not what I expected. However, the staff were very obliging and did their best to make me feel comfortable. Somewhat noisy as the railway line was very close...

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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
Reviewed 19 August 2016

The Ocean Front is located near by sea and Train line. So, we could always enjoy the great Indian sea and some trains running. The owner and other staffs were so kind and friendly. We stayed one night before 3 nights trip to Kandy, after depositing our baggages in the hotel we left Colombo early in the morning. Coming back...

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Rome, Italy
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We "slept" here only one night, and it was enought. The place is really nice, room are clean but a little bit overpriced, and the personnel is cordial. The problem is about the location, rooms are seafront but also railways front! We couldn't sleep at all.

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Booneville, Mississippi
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

I needed a place for a few days and looked around. Found this place and thought I'd try it out. Booked in line and easy checkin upon my arrival. Arrived late and was greeted with a smile. Great service with an ocean view. Good location and price. Amazing breakfast. Gives a good feel of home away from home. Staff was...

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Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Location and staff. Very convenient location. The staff is quite helpful. They gave me an ocean view room on my request. It looks like a big hotel on beach in photos displayed but it is just an apartment building converted in to a hotel with three rooms on each floor. I booked the hotel for US $ 58.74 but the...

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Bath, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 July 2016

I had a great one night stay in this quaint boutique hotel located on the breath-taking and very well located Marine Drive. Management and staff were extremely courteous and helpful. Should I go back to Colombo I would definitely stay there again.

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Shanghai, China
Reviewed 3 July 2016

We stayed 2 nights at this wonderful little hotel just outside Colombo. The view from our balcony was great - directly looking down at the ocean. The room was spacious, clean and had all the necessary amnesities. Best of all was the amazing staff! Everyone went out of their way to make our stay as comfortable as possible. We really...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Ocean Front Colombo is a unique property with 6 individually created deluxe bedrooms with its own character. The property has been designed so all rooms and common areas have amazing Ocean views. It Is located in Kolpity, Colombo 3 (also known as Kollupitiya) in the very heart of the city, making it the ideal place for the regular business traveler, or for those who want to discover the city. It is our aim to provide an personalized service that few could match, and to make every endeavor to make the property feel like your home in Colombo. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Ocean Front

Address: No 14 Sellamuttu Avenue | (on Marine Drive, Kollupitiya), Colombo, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Price Range: RM331 - RM500 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Ocean Front 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“All rooms are well located”
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“Not a good place to stay if you have a problem with stairs as no lift.”
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“If at all possible, get room 204”
idas2013, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the marina”
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“Lots of stairs to the top floor !”
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