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    De Fonse Place

    29 de Fonseka Place | Havelock Town, Colombo 5, Sri Lanka
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    • Excellent63%
    • Very good26%
    • Average5%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible3%
    30 Dec 2013
    “A comfortable, friendly guesthouse in central Colombo”
    23 Aug 2013
    “Welcome to Sri Lanka”
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 3 March 2013

    Unfortunately our booking here was not taken up. Two weeks before flying from RSA we were advised that our room was required by a visiting relative from Oz. We should perhaps not have so readily accepted the offer of a placement with a 'cousin' as...More

    Thank Leopard-trip
    Reviewed 2 March 2013 via mobile

    We stayed here as 2 19yr old backpackers for 1 night in March '13. We paid 4500SKR (£22.50)  per night for a double room, non AC. Breakfast  included. Free wifi. Room - we had room 4 on the first floor. It was of a good size,...More

    Thank LMG921
    Reviewed 18 February 2013

    Three generations of a singalese family having lived for many years in London runs this little guesthouse. The grand old man built the house himself two generations ago. The house was designed by the now famous architect Geoffrey Bawa. His typical coconut palm tree pillars...More

    Thank CMSilfverberg
    Reviewed 17 January 2013

    I had booked myself at this place for Jan 8-11, 2013 and was on my own. My husband booked the room due to its good ratings on tripadvisor. Ianthe offered me with proper directions to reach her place. I was offered the room overlooking the...More

    2  Thank Sowmya K
    Response from Ianthe W, Owner at De Fonse PlaceResponded 25 January 2013

    Dear SomaPai, I'm so sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your stay in our home, particularly as we so enjoyed meeting you and hearing about your work and travel plans. Ours is a small family run guest house, and as such we do not...More

    Reviewed 30 December 2012

    Staying with Ianthe and Rohan was the best part of my stay in Colombo. I was truly treated as a member of the family. The owners were warm and hospitable, and did everything to make my stay comfortable and interesting. I was lucky to be...More

    Thank TillyJosephs
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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$38 - US$57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 2
    • Location
    • Sri Lanka >
    • Western Province >
    • Colombo
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    Room Tips
    "Ask for the room with a tub because after a day of their rigorous itinerary - you could use a good soak!"
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    "Our room was probably the biggest and the best. But the aircon is (over)due for a replacement."
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    "Please ask for the room overlooking the garden and not the room overlooking the roadside."
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    "For good quality Sri Lankan food, try the Green Cabin, as recommended by Ianthe"
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