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Fairview Hotel
Ranked #22 of 58 Hotels in Colombo
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Awesome little hotel for the businessman who is travelling on a budget. Nice clean rooms, good affordable food and good staff.Room service is good at great prices, and buffet breakfad
st is great. only negative is a little way from city centre.

Stayed: January 2018, travelled on business
Thank John M
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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

The hotel was modern and clean with helpful staff. Breakfast was good with a wide selection of both western and Sri Lankan dishes. The hotel was on the outskirts of Colombo city centre so a tuktuk was required to Fort (about 300 rupeees) but this wasn't a problem.

Stayed: January 2018, travelled as a couple
Thank Paul_C_Soton10
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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

All in all my friend and I really enjoyed our stay at the fairview hotel.

We arrived at the hotel four hours prior to check in time, after a long and exhausting journey. They were kind enough to allow us to check in almost at once.

We got a nice, clean and spacious room with a beautiful view of the city. The breakfast buffet is also very good and free of charge (however they do charge for water). The staff were very nice; always smiling and polite, and they were more than happy to book transportation for us.

The rooms were flawlessly made up every day, and we got a free bottle of water each.

However, would not recommend the hotels a la carte resturant. The menu was limited, and I was given another dish than what I actually ordered. When I tried to let the staff know they took offence and charged me for the meal they wrongfully gave me, as well as the one I actually ordered. They did not pay attention to me when I explained that they gave me the wrong meal, and just assumed that I just did not like it (and made me feel really bad about it too).

Stayed: January 2018, travelled with friends
Thank jennyhell2017
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

We stayed here for two separate periods totalling over a fortnight as a Colombo “base” during our Sri Lankan holiday, and were treated royally throughout, as were all hotel residents. The hotel décor is very tasteful, rooms well kitted out, spacious and airy and the food very high quality including European, English and local breakfasts and a good a la carte menu. There is no pool but there is outdoor access on the roof. We were particularly well looked after by Brian, the acting manager and Siva the restaurant manager. Good value for money, particularly at present rates. Paul & Rosie

Room Tip: Those ending ...04 larger (end of corridor)
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  • Stayed: January 2018, travelled as a couple
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Thank Paul W
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

The Manager and staff went out of their way to make our stay comfortable and the highlight was the celebratory dinner they hosted for our 44th anniversary. The hotel is very clean, the food tasty and the bed linen changed daily and numerous little courtesies were extended to us during our stay which was very comfortable and pleasant. It was a home away from home for as with such friendly manager and staff who work as a team to ensure that all guests are well looked after and satisfied.

Room Tip: Request oceanview, the view is magnificent
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Stayed: December 2017, travelled as a couple
Thank socksieMelbourne
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Additional Information about Fairview Hotel

Address: Ramakrishna Road, Colombo 00600, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet (WiFi) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #22 of 58 Hotels in Colombo
Price Range: $78 - $134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Fairview Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 50
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Soft duck feather pillows especially created to improve sleep quality, crisp cool sheets to wrap you in cosy comfort with muted earthy tones and warm lighting to complement - a welcome sight that will greet you at all our 50 rooms. Each one exudes a sense of homely wellbeing combined with contemporary elegance - a charming ambience that will envelop you with a sense of peace and relaxation from the moment you step in. Draw back the curtains and the views across the ocean or the sprawling suburbs - night or day will ease your mind too. The two rooms on the 8th floor can also be combined as a family suite of understated luxury with 180 degree views of the Indian Ocean - a place where your loved ones can make themselves at home while you attend to your business obligations. ... more   less 
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