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Torquay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 January 2016

We were made to feel extremely welcome from the second we arrived. Welcome drink, we were given information on what to visit that afternoon. The following morning we had a huge home cooked breakfast. Our first Sri Lankan breakfast, and it remains the best we had! John then gave us some information on what we could visit later that day....

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jon_kr, Owner at Colombo Haven Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Guest "barbbtorqua", Thank you very much for staying with us at Colombo Haven and also for providing us a review. I am very glad to hear that you were very well taken care of by manager John (Samson) and his wife Shyamali who help operate the B&B for me. Samson is very knowledgeable with regards to the hospitality and...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 January 2016

The accommodation was very comfortable and has everything one needs for a short stay. We were travelling with another couple so we had booked the two rooms on the 2nd floor. This was Palmyrah den and Bamboo den. This is an older home so the rooms were large and had air conditioning, a TV, plenty of wardrobe space and a...

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jon_kr, Owner at Colombo Haven Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Guest (getaway25), Thanks so much for staying with us at Colombo Haven B&B. It was our great pleasure hosting you and sounds like you enjoyed your stay as well. Thanks also for your kind review. We look forward hosting you and/or your family and friends at the Haven again soon. Blessings, Jonathan

Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 22 December 2015

We booked Colombo Haven on a recommendation from our Cousins who stayed here with their family in 2012 - even found their details in the Guest Register. When we booked from Australia Jonathan (he is based in Australia and works for Colombo Haven) helped me organise all accommodation and meals ; airport transfers and a driver for our 8 day...

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jon_kr, Owner at Colombo Haven Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Karen, Thanks for staying with us at Colombo Haven and also for utilizing our full extend of the customised tour programme, from airport pick up, tour around the country and airport drop off. It was our great pleasure to have been of service to you and your family and we look forward to seeing again soon. Thanks also for...

Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 10 December 2015

I and my friend had and awesome time in Colombo Haven Bed & Breakfast on November, 2-9th. I would like to remark the hospitality, meals, room cleanness, and the distance to the ocean. I definitely recommend this place to the anyone who wants to spend some time in a quiet environment and in walking distance access to the most places...

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jon_kr, Owner at Colombo Haven Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Olegkunin, Thank you so very much for staying with us and also for your very kind review. We greatly appreciate it. It was our great pleasure hosting you and your friend and being of service to you. As you would have realised, service is our privilege and pride. We do that with great pleasure. We look forward to seeing...

Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 5 December 2015

Colombo Haven is like staying in a home in Colombo. Mr John, Ms Shyamali and their team make you feel utmost comfortable. The rooms are clean, spacious, modern and trendy. The presence of lovely paintings provides it with an arty ambience that we may miss in an urban B&B set-up. The property is quite centrally located allowing access to shopping...

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jon_kr, Owner at Colombo Haven Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Purva, Thank you very much for taking the time to provide a kind review for us. We greatly appreciate that. Thrilled to hear that you enjoyed and appreciated the service provided by my manager John and his wife Shyamali and team. Hospitality is what we pride our selves on and that is at the centre of all we do....

Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 1 December 2015

I have been staying at this guest house for many years now and have always had a great experience. The hosts (Mr. John and family) are great and cater to all needs. Even if you are leaving at 3 AM, Mr. John will be there to see you off and offer some tea. They cook some great food (ask them...

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jon_kr, Owner at Colombo Haven Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Sridhar, Thank you so very much for your review and repeat patronage. We greatly value your feedback and your repeat business . Since we are located quite centrally, we are located among some key buildings, among them the new Sheraton hotel. This is also one of our key location benefits since it's very central to pretty much anything in...

Navi Mumbai, India
Reviewed 1 December 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights, and it felt like living in our own house. Since were travelling with our baby, we were constantly in the need of specific food, water etc. And the stay at Colombo Haven made it effortless. The Mr. Jonathan and his family were ever so helpful with all our requests. From making meals at odd...

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jon_kr, Owner at Colombo Haven Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Dr Anirvan, Thank you so very much for your kind review. We greatly appreciate your feedback. We are always doing things to improve our quality of service and we would look into the speed of the WiFi as well. Some guests say the WiFi is one of the fastest they have experienced in the country but sometimes it could...

Reviewed 12 November 2015

I stayed here 2 or 3 times over the course of several months of fieldwork in Sri Lanka. The location is excellent and the rooms are comfortable, but what made the place for me was the kindness of the family that runs the place. The father wrote out a complete 2 week itinerary of places to visit while I was...

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jon_kr, Owner at Colombo Haven Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Arielle, Many thanks for staying with us and also for your very kind review. My manager John and team take great pride in their 7 star hospitality and to have that validated by our guests is a greatest satisfaction. It was our greatest of pleasures hosting you and we look forward to the next opportunity to do so. Thanks...

Reviewed 5 September 2015

My wife and I stayed here because our booking at the Clock Inn could not be fulfilled due to a water leak. John and his family made us feel very welcome; the room was clean and had a fantastic shower, they gave us brilliant advice on where to go in Sri Lanka, and they gave us the biggest and best...

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jon_kr, Owner at Colombo Haven Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Phil, Thanks for staying with us at Colombo Haven and also for your kind words about us. We are very happy we were able to be of service to you in your time of need and very happy to hear that you were very impressed with my manager and his team's service. That's our pride and I am so...

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 17 June 2015

My friend and I stayed at Colombo Haven at the end of April, and it was a wonderful place!! The owners are lovely and welcoming people, and the Sri Lankan breakfast here was the best we had during our month-long trip!! Our room was really clean, comfortable and spacious, with a little terrace as well! The owners arranged a taxi...

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jon_kr, Owner at Colombo Haven Bed & Breakfast, responded to this review

Dear Saundra, Many thanks for staying with us at Colombo Haven and also for your kind review about us and our service. We greatly appreciate that. It was our great pleasure to have hosted you and been of service to you. We can't wait to see you (and/or your family and friends) again soon. Blessings, Jonathan

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With Daily rate of only $50-$60/night/double, and right next to the Sheraton Colombo (opening soon), why not stay in the best area in Colombo at an affordable B&B with 7 star hospitality? You can't miss Colombo Haven B&B either on the internet search, TripAdvisor or in person. We are one of the longest established B&Bs in Colombo. With a chef on site to make you fresh, customised breakfasts, lunch and dinner, we are as well known for our rooms and hospitality as our food. People even saying "it's the best food in the entire island" that they have had!(TripAdvisor reviews). Colombo Haven is a tastefully furnished four bedroom B&B located in the heart of the Colombo suburb of Colpity (Kollupitiya). Which is literally a stone's throw away from Liberty Plaza and is walking distance to places such as British council, American consulate, the presidential palace, Cinnamon Grand hotel, Galle Face Green, Liberty theatres, restaurants, carnival ice cream, Gangarama Temple, Vihara mahadevi park, etc. Facilities:• Air conditioned • modern bathrooms with Hot water• Five star hotel quality beds and linen• Freshly prepared breakfast,lunch, dinner, drinks • Free Internet/WiFi • 7 star hospitality!!! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Colombo Haven Bed & Breakfast

Address: 263/6 Galle Road | Kollupitiya, Colombo 03, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Hotel Class:3 star — Colombo Haven Bed & Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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