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Inchanga, South Africa
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2015

The building is really pretty with attentive staff. Our room on the 3rd floor was clean and cool. The breakfast was what we came to expect all over Sri Lanka, comprising of eggs, toast and jam. Overall we had a good time and the location was well placed as it was very easy to get to town from here while... More 

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1 Thank dillylama
L'Alpe-d'Huez, France
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2015

For the first time I didn't read trip advisor reviews, big mistake! I booked through booking.com and the room should have cost £40 for a night, however just before I arrived the had charged my cc £96. They sent an email explaining they had refunded my card but still no money has gone in to my account. The hotel is... More 

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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2015

Don't touch this hotel! My girlfriend and I had money stolen whilst we were at breakfast. The 'manager' spoke with us while another member of staff raided my girlfriend's bag. Not the first review to write this either. It's in a bad location too. Not worth the money or the hassle!

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2 Thank Ciaran M
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2015

The people seemed lovely at first but we soon learned that they lured us into a false sense of security so that they could sneak up to our room and steal our money whilst at breakfast. We had 8000lkr and 600aed taken. I wish I had read the most recent reviews before I left. They also tried to debit our... More 

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2 Thank Ali P
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Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

The hosts seem like lovely people, only to lure you into a false sense of security while you eat in the morning. Money was stolen from the zip section of a handbag I had which was sitting on the bed. 8000lkr and 600aed. Absolute disgrace, especially from people who warned us when we arrived about dodgy tuk tuk drivers looking... More 

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1 Thank AliPezza
Kandy, Sri Lanka
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

We would have rated this hotel quite well if money had not been taken from our room while we were at breakfast. Room ok. Location ok. The photos make it all look better than the reality. Would not recommend.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2015

I can't begin to tell you how disappointed I was with this hotel. Firstly when we arrived we were not greeted very well and it seemed that everyone except the cleaner was not there. There was one member of staff, in the mornings 2! We got into our room where there was no safe (even though advertised) and the toilet... More 

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Freeport, New York
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174 reviews
64 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2015

This charming boutique hideaway hotel is a trip through an art museum. The furniture from the entrance to the baths are choice art pieces surrounded by little gardens and airy spaces. There was a lovely balcony off my bedroom which was very large and a pleasure to be in. The bath is huge with lovely tile work. The manager, Adrian... More 

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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
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20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2015

We pre-booked this hotel on-line, which looked very nice. On arrival the superior room which we booked was far from superior. The walls were dirty and in need of decorating, the window binds/curtains were down blacking out the window and door to the balcony, and neither of them worked so no natural light could be had in the room. My... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2015 via mobile

Stayed her my first night in Sri Lanka . Felt uneasy about this due to the last two postings which were not positive and in which the travellers were sent to another inferior hotel . Once my driver had located it I was shown into the reception area which was quite nice with old furniture etc . Adrian the manager... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in the heart of Colombo, The REED Boutique Hotel offers six well appointed air conditioned rooms, decorated with Antique Furniture warm colours and equipped with LED TV/Satellite channels, seating area, tea/coffee making facilities and free toiletries. Business Center Free WiFi and Breakfast Included with room. Restaurant with specialty local foods. Tour Desk and Luggage Storage. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Reed Boutique Hotel

Address: 291/8 Edward Lane | Havelock Road, Colombo 00500, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Price Range: €47 - €85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“The room on the 3rd floor was great for us.”
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 of 5 bubbles dillylama, 2 May 2015 | Read review
“Do not book”
 of 5 bubbles Charlie3888, 17 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Don't bother”
 of 5 bubbles U222RZdavido, 17 Mar 2015 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles Scubadiveninja, 10 Mar 2015 | Read review
“I stayed in Room #1 - excellent”
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 of 5 bubbles cjvagabond, 3 Mar 2015 | Read review
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