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Governor's Mansion

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in this boutique hotel for two nights, part business and part vacation with my wife. The positives are as follows: 1. Staff and their hospitality are excellent 2. Location and environment of the hotel is excellent 3. Room and other facilities are good...More

Thank Sunil D
Response from chrismanagergm, General Manager at Governor's MansionResponded 2 weeks ago

Guest is a Sri Lankan expat. Governor's Mansion is over 200 years and it takes certain calibre of people to appreciate how hard it must have been to renovate and maintain in its near original glory. 99% of our guests speaks volumes of the Mansion....More

Reviewed 9 May 2018

Perfect place to stay for a couple of nights of relaxation. I would suggest going to Adam's Peak one day and doing a trek around the tea plantation the second day. The Queen's suit is beautiful. Customer Suggestions: Happy Hour is dedicated to playing billiards...More

Thank Nic P
Response from chrismanagergm, General Manager at Governor's MansionResponded 16 May 2018

Dear valued guests, Thank you for your review. We welcome your comments and perceptions. We do have an Italian commercial coffee machine to make Espresso +++. Instant coffee is only served to those who ask for it. If there has been a miscommunication we apologise....More

Reviewed 7 March 2018

We stayed for a single night at the Governors Mansion, during a self booked tour of Sri Lanka. Our trip took us to five different hotels, and we found the Governors Mansion to be the most singular. Access to the GM was very poor. The...More

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Response from chrismanagergm, General Manager at Governor's MansionResponded 4 May 2018

Dear Valued guest. We are sorry to note some of the remarks. We have never used inappropriate language to any of our genuine guests and in our review responses. There are strict guidelines we do have to follow. The approach to the GM you are...More

Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Lovely estate perched beautifully among tea gardens, serene, peaceful, relaxing with an amazing atmosphere. Book it, you will love it & can't go wrong. Food is very good, service is par excellence with boys like Daya, Amila & the others!

Thank Nel46
Response from DelightedChris, General Manager at Governor's MansionResponded 27 February 2018

Thank you for your kind, genuine review of Governor's Mansion. It was a pleasure offering our quality services to you during your experience at the Governor's Mansion.

Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Excellent place to visit but terrible road, mwe had to drive more time, when we are going up we can see Adams peaks nicely, fresh air and so beautiful landscape their,we will recommend This place for more than 3 days, we were staying 2 days...More

Thank Ainhona D
Response from DelightedChris, General Manager at Governor's MansionResponded 16 February 2018

We do our utmost to offer nothing but the very best to you our valued guests. Whilst you recommend the Governor's Mansion we find it very sad that you can give two stars out of five. This is the main road which has got bad...More

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Akbar W
26 January 2017|
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Response from chrismanagergm | Property representative |
Governor's Mansion is only 3 1/2 hours from Colombo international airport. This is taking it very easy and stopping for comfort breaks if you so require them. It is via a beautiful route.
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Akbar W
19 January 2017|
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Response from chrismanagergm | Property representative |
Dear Mr.Wajahat, The best answer to your question is to look at all the trip advisor reviews we have received from guests who have stayed at the Governor's Mansion in the past few months. The reviews are gleaming and we are... More
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Anushka S
24 December 2015|
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Response from CHRIS S | Property representative |
The person referred to the state of repair of the main road. Busses, cars, cyclist, pedestrians all use the road. It has been repaired by RDA and maintained for quite some time.
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