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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 24 November 2015

The room where very hight quality, nice and clean. The breakfast was amazing, I like spicy food and it was spicy and tasty! I got help with everything. I got there in the night without notifying the hotel, my bad, but they opened up and was super friendly anyway! 4:30 in the morning. So if you are coming in to...

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manojicolombo, Manager at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your stay at Highbury Colombo!Thank you for your kind review.We hope to see you again for a greater experience. With blessings, Eresha Weerasuriya

Jerusalem District, Israel
Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

We came to highbury for 2 nights and it was perfect!! the girl was very nice and helpfull and the rooms were very clean and comfy. good location. I was very suprised that it was so good camperd to the price.

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manojicolombo, Manager at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review.We are glad you enjoyed your stay.We hope to see you and your girlfriend again for a greater experience at the Highbury. With blessings, Eresha

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 8 November 2015

Pros: - Safe and good location: This is a very safe and decent location (compare to the ocean front near Galle Road), it is still easy to get to major tourist areas - Beautiful garden - Nice deco fused with nature - Option for three meals a day with good food as the host is a very good cook. -...

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manojicolombo, General Manager at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to write a most wonderful review for us. It was a pleasure having you with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again soon on your next visit to Colombo Sri Lanka. With Blessings, Eresha

Rockingham, Australia
Reviewed 4 November 2015

The staff were terrible, the young woman, the daughter left us as she was going out. The room they gave us was up 3 flights of stairs , I had asked for ground floor room. The room itself was crowded, toilet very small no glass in opening for a window Room hot despite fan and air conditioning. NO Phone in...

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manojicolombo, Manager at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

I totally deny the contents of your review.We are sorry you could not enjoy this room which others have reviewed so positively. Although i was not available to you that night after 9pm two staff members were in the premises at your service,who work after hours on every night. It is also clearly stated on booking.com that we do not...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Highbury is one of my favourite places in Sri Lanka and this was my second visit to Sri Lanka where I spent seven nights in Colombo visiting the museums, art galleries, mount Lavinia beach and the bars. Night life was terrific. I found Highbury very relaxing and pleasant with beautifully decorated rooms and good wifi in the rooms. I would...

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manojicolombo, Manager at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to write a most wonderful review for us. It was a pleasure having you with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again soon on your next visit to Colombo Sri Lanka. With Blessings, Eresha

Gwalior, India
Reviewed 2 November 2015

the hosts are wonderful and very helpful. very comfortable, beautiful rooms with a charming decor. good food with the right blend of ethnic and international menu. our girls enjoyed the stay, the piano and books!

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manojicolombo, General Manager at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to write a most wonderful review for us. It was a pleasure having you with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again soon on your next visit to Colombo Sri Lanka. With Blessings,Eresha

Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

This small family run hotel is built from a converted stable. The design is wonderfully charming and comfortable. The family are welcoming and helpful. I felt really spoiled here by the lovely personal service and delicious breakfast.

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manojicolombo, Manager at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

We are glad you enjoyed your stay Mr Button.We are delighted that you have utilized and enjoyed the services and facilities during your stay with us. We hope to see you during your next visit to Colombo for a greater experience. With blessings, Eresha

Germany
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Super friendly, lovely rooms, quite , clean and cozy. the owners are really helpful and even got upgraded to the suite room. It is a bit hidden but totally worth it. Tuk tuk from central bus station should not cost more than 700 RS

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manojicolombo, General Manager at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to write a most wonderful review for us. It was a pleasure having you with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again soon on your next visit to Colombo Sri Lanka. With Blessings, Eresha

Kalpitiya, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 20 October 2015

Place well situated, calm and can relax, The owners are wonderful, friendly and very helpful. It is also good to be a bit far from hectical Colombo, I try to avoid Colombo as mush as possible, but when need i to go and stay over for 1-2 nights, for business rdv, this will be the place i will go now,...

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manojicolombo, General Manager at Highbury Colombo, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to write a most wonderful review for us. It was a pleasure having you with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again soon on your next visit to Colombo Sri Lanka. With Blessings, Eresha

Reviewed 14 October 2015

Quiet, comfortable, artistically and architecturally interesting hotel. Hidden in lovely garden away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Easy tuk tuk ride to sights, shops and amenities. Rooms comfortably accommodated the whole family. Very helpful and informative managers who did everything they could to make our stay a pleasure. Would definitely recommend the hotel and we would happily...

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Thank you for your wonderful comments on Highbury Colombo and also for your recommendation of Highbury Colombo. It was a pleasure having you with us. Hope to see you on your next return to Sri Lanka. With Blessings, Manoji

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Beautiful rustic styled fully air conditioned apartments clean, bright and breezy located in the heart of Colombo in quiet, safe, peaceful surroundings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Highbury Colombo

Address: 14 / 1, Skelton Road | Havelock Town, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Price Range: $82 - $176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Highbury Colombo 2.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Try the home cooked dinner. Beef curry was excellent!”
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