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Hotel Nippon

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed in this hotel for just one night. This place has been recently renovated so don't listen to the old reviews!! the rooms were really clean and the hotel is centrally located. The hotel itself is a colonial building and is so charming. This place is an excellent value. I would definitely recommend a stay here. I did not...

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Rome, Italy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One wouldn't expect it. But the Hotel is really close (jogging distance) to the City and Financial Center and the Galle Face Green. The Hotel is freshly refurbished. Rooms opposite the main road are quiet (the others unfortunately not and need a thorough insulation job). Good food and service. Front desk very helpful. Breakfast served by Inoka very good and...

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Thank mdangel2017
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We paid a visit to the newly refurbished hotel Nippon. Their short eats are of excellent quality. You must try their Mutton Rolls. If you are in Colombo or visiting Colombo a must go place to taste their Shorteats and Food. The Staff were very courteous.

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Thank VIPULANANDA
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This was a old hotel which really ran down once upon a time until it became a total dump. It has now been completely renewed. Its not a restoration. Its an adaptation of a old building for contemporary use. It is now a new Budget hotel. USD 70 for BB The staff and management are new at the game and...

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Prague
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for one night as we landed back in Colombo as a mid trip stop over whilst touring Sri Lanka. Accommodating staff, lovely food, v nice room. Only down side is expect to have the managament helping themselves to the buffet breakfast along side u and during the evening meal they decided to pick a CD, skip through any...

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Thank madpad3
Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

When you think of the legacy heritage properties around the world, Hotel Nippon has quite a story to tell. The recent revamp of an ageing property located right smack in the heart of a bustling Colombo shows the value and foresight by the owning family to really turn the screws and make the hotel relevant to this day and age....

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Thank AmarMancub
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I found the overall 'Kerala' experience at the Bamboo Room underwhelming. The decor and ambiance were spartan. But that;s OK. But the food was disappointing. Except for the banana-leaf baked fish. And maybe the biriyani. The prawns were small and tasteless. I was later told, by a regular, that their beef preparation was good. But am unlikely to make a...

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Thank Hilmy_Sally
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 27 February 2017

The hotel was re-furbished recently and now it looks like a modern city hotel. However they have touched the historical sides with paintings, building design etc. Almost everything has been changed and all accessories are new. Food department needs some improvement and the variety needs to be added. Rooms are excellent and the facilities are also great. Parking facility is...

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Thank Prasannag87
New Jersey
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Nippon has been a around a very long time and a favorite of mine for many years. i have tasted there pastries and mutton rolls in the past and i was relieved to see them back in action. Just for old time sake i tried the pastries, Mutton rolls, chicken patties and a piece of ribbon cake. I'll be honest...

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Thank Gehan W
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 29 January 2017

After being fans of this place a very long time ago, we were so happy to see it revived. The mutton rolls at the Kafe are still phenomenal and last night we visited the Bamboo room. The waiter got our order wrong but they were so apologetic. Anyway the food was so great. The mutton curry was the best, we...

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the KAFE
Cuisines: Indian, Asian, Fusion, Sri Lankan
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Additional Information about Hotel Nippon

Address: 123 Kumaran Ratnam Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Price Range: $76 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Nippon 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Rooms opposite the main road are quiet. The ones leading to the main road are too loud.”
mdangel2017, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“Try the mutton curry and the Cosmos are good too”
899pinkp, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Best mutton rolls in the country!!!”
dimithrip, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Balcony rooms are fantastic though bit noisy.”
wilsonmaradu, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Rooms with balcony are all facing a busy and noisy main road in front of the entrance. All other rooms are more quiet. Furthermore and as already mentioned in another review, check that the windows can be opened and are provided with an insect net.”
Kokomo_13, 27 Aug 2013 | Read review
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