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Reviewed 20 January 2015 via mobile

Don't let the somewhat Spartan rooms dissuade you, because this is a great place when you want to avoid the choking traffic of Colombo.

Our room was pretty spacious, and the bed was quite comfortable, despite it not having any top sheets. Our shower was cold, but that's something we could live with.

The beach is only a hop over the train tracks away, and the Sri Lankan coffee, supplied in the main lobby, is great as well.

In short, book this place!

In addition, please please please make sure to visit the tiny Food Corner restaurant next to the hotel, where we had amazing breakfast and dinner for prices way lower than any of the beach restaurants. The owner is so friendly you want to cuddle him. You won't be disappointed!

Stayed: January 2015, travelled as a couple
Thank Arjen B
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Reviewed 18 January 2015

great location, high ceilings, Michael and the owner lovely and kind great place. Really helpful with our planning, thanks again Tammy and Chris. Oh def would stay here at mount Lavinia rather that Colombo centre is only 20 mins to Colombo on the train all along the sea front

Room Tip: All good Rooms
  • Stayed: December 2014, travelled with friends
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Thank Tammy219926
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Reviewed 7 January 2015

A place to crash on New year's Eve, very comfortable dorms... A walk away from the beach and surrounded by restaurants. A nice lounge with WiFi. Had a great time. Clean restroom.
A very knowledgeable and trustable manager.

  • Stayed: January 2015, travelled with friends
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Thank aregias
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Reviewed 7 January 2015

loved this place. aesthetically done neat interiors. Love the cement finished interiors. love their common sitout place. Michael was very very helpful. helped us a lot with our tour itinerary. it is 2 mins walk to the Mt. Lavinia beach and 5 mins walk to the main road. so it was all perfect for us. This is the best you get in this budget.

No hot water and bed sheets to cover oneself. but no complains, since i feel that is what makes this place affordable.

Room Tip: bring sheets to cover yourself. be ready to shower in cold water.
  • Stayed: January 2015, travelled with friends
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1  Thank geeprivi
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Reviewed 26 November 2014 via mobile

At night cockroaches like to stay inside. The availability of water due to some leaks in the bathroom helps with that. I turned on the light at night and multiple were running around in the room keeping me awake.

Other than that it's clean, close to the beach and cheap, but very basic. All concrete. Only bed cover provided, no sheets. Only cold water.

Stayed: November 2014, travelled solo
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