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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at Highbury Colombo for one night only in August 2015. Having arrived at night and leaving a day later for Galle, I was looking for a convenient accomodation for my short stay in Colombo but didn't expect such a lovely gem! The very friendly owners picked me up from the airport and also arranged smooth transport to Galle...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Highbury for our first two days in Sri Lanka. Nice, open, traditionally designed building, sensitively decorated. The grounds are green and tranquil, wonderful to return to after a day wandering the busy city centre which is only a short tuk tuk ride away. We had a spacious and comfortable room with a large tiled bathroom, the lounge...

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

Thank you for your kind review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. We would be glad to have you again at Highbury on your next return to Colombo. With Blessings, Manoji

Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Staff is very friendly and helpful. We had the gardensuite. Finishing touch of the room can be better. Nice small garden. Close by very colorfull Asokaramaya temple and very good restaurant beach Wadiya.

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Kent
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This hotel is really lovely. It is set back from the road in lush gardens. The rooms are really nicely decorated. The hotel is easy to miss because the sign on the outside is so small. The hotel is slightly out of town but that suited us as it was nice and quiet. The breakfast was expensive as it was...

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Lugano, Switzerland
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Nice little guesthouse with a very pleasant architecture and simple design. Nice green patio and drawing room very relaxing. Family service style always on duty. Rooms are silent and with nice privacy due to the unique layout. Fair prices, highly recommend.

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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...

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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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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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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: €55 - €118 (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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