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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 10 February 2016

The location is at the end of Ward Place. Still within walking distance of ODEL etc. The original Skyways was a few yards in front of the present location (Now: called Rockwool Boutique Hotel or so). Skyways is a family run 'hotel' and located in an interesting old building. With a huge beautiful tree right in the middle of it....

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Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 1 September 2014

There are different rooms available so I am only commenting on the ground floor room that I have stayed at. The room had some good and bad points. The floor in the room was new and the whole bathroom was recently renovated, nice and clean (which is rare in the lower cost places in Sri Lanka). The bed-sheets where bad...

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Ancona, Italy
Reviewed 16 March 2014

The owner ALWAYS ask you more money when you come there with the excuse that the hotel is sold out - even if you booked in advance - and he has to arrange you in another "luxury" room. The standard request is 10 dollars, so be careful if you want to go at the skyways.

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 16 January 2014

Stayed here as a last resort and was disappointed with most aspects of the stay. The room was filthy, hairs on the floor, stains on the sheets - which I showed to them and asked for clean sheets - and they still took some persuading to replace them. Staff okay ish - but didn't make us feel welcome - instead...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2013

Me and my girlfriend stayed in Colombo at Skyways Inn for just the one night and were given a double room, ensuite bathroom with AC and a fan for $30USD a night. We were put in a room in a newer part off the hotel that is being renovated still and is located downstairs with its door leading out to...

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Colombo
Reviewed 20 November 2013

It is not a luxury place to stay. Just ok for the money value. Very money oriented maintainer. I don't no whether he is the manager or not. No hospitality. Targetting foreign guests. Not good for locals. Room are not so clean. Un occupied rooms are used by them in the night. Bad experience we had. Location closer to LRH.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
Reviewed 12 July 2013

The owner is a retired police person and he did not check our booking through Agoda until we showed up with the receipt. Then he manages 1 room for us. Even though we book one superior room, he gave us a standard room and said that it is a superior room. But later on we saw better rooms with the...

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Flint, Michigan
Reviewed 4 July 2013

I stayed at Skyways Inn for over a week and I can recommend it to anyone without any second thoughts. If there's only one grouse I had with this budget accommodation then it has got to be the noise from the traffic along the street it's located on. But other than that I had a most pleasant stay at the...

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2013

The hotel is OK for a night or two but wouldn't want to stay any longer rooms are adequate but could do with being cleaner, the bathroom wasn't very clean there was a few hairs that i saw that weren't mine and not all the lights in the room were working. The manager was really friendly and helpful. The rooms...

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Reviewed 25 February 2013 via mobile

Dodgy looking stains all over the sheets - had to get our sleeping bags out!! There was indeed a tv in the room but the only thing on was static. Good luck trying to get hot water... We couldn't even get ANY water from the sink or shower the next day before we left! Was happy that there was a...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Skyways Inn

Address: 28, Borella Cross Road, Colombo 8, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Price Range: €23 - €33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Top Floor rooms are big. And quieter”
 of 5 bubbles Arugam, 10 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the third floor will have Wifi, but are probably more expensive”
 of 5 bubbles 572justynaj, 1 Sep 2014 | Read review
“They are renovating so the rooms in the new building are new and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Marta259, 16 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Eat out, take a bed sheet and mosquito repellent machine with you.”
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