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Hyderabad, India
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98 reviews
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Reviewed 28 October 2016

This hotel is located right near the Galle Face and so very close to all sight seeing spots of Colombo. It is run by an elderly couple. Their hospitality would blow you off. They provided us amazing Lankan breakfast which we would remember for lifetime. On the whole a nice B&B option in colombo. The rooms and large, neat and... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 15 June 2016

I went to Colombo to spend a few days to rest and relax amidst two crazy family weddings. Colombo Haven was the perfect place for this to happen. It had a relaxed homely feel thanks the welcoming nature of John and Sharmily and a cosy ambiance. I couldn't believe how central the place was and it's going to be increasingly... More 

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

Dear Kiwi Traveler, Thanks for staying with us at Colombo Haven. It was our great pleasure hosting you and sounds like you had a very good stay as well. We look forward to hosting you again the next time your travels brings you to Colombo. Blessings, Jonathan Krish More 

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11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

We reached Colombo after a 10 day long trip just for two nights and Colombo Haven was a happy ending (along with the House of Fashion ;-) ) ! We got the Bamboo room and it was large, with two beds, a small fridge and even a home style tea, coffee arrangement. But the bathroom was the best and the... More 

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

Dear "India Trippers", Thanks for staying with and also for your kind and elaborate review., It was my manager John Samson and his wife Shyamali who took care of you. Not Jonathan Krish (the owner). So, the credit goes to them for their hospitality and competence. As many a travelers have complimented, Shyamali does make a fabulous breakfast and some... More 

Albany, Australia
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41 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Due to a flight delay we arrived at Colombo Haven Bed and Breakfast at 5 am, several hours later then anticipated. We had organised an airport pickup through Colombo Haven B&B but given our late arrival we were not sure if the driver would be at the airport to meet us - but he was. On arrival at the B... More 

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

Dear guest "Ski_64", Thanks for staying with us at Colombo Haven and also for taking the time and effort to write us a review. One of the advantages of booking an airport pickup with us is that we track and manage the pick up according to any changes to flight arrivals. I am so glad that my manager John Samson... More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

A lovely place to stopover at the beginning of our trip to Sri Lanka. A very accommodating host who was flexible with our changing plans and who helped us prioritise what to see in Colombo in a short period of time. Delicious introduction to Sri Lankan food fresh each morning. Thank you Mr John!

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

Dear guest "861mabel", Thanks for staying with us at Colombo Haven B&B. We greatly appreciate your patronage and also the effort to provide us a review. Much appreciated. It was our great pleasure to host you at the Haven and look forward to hosting you and/or your family and friends at the Haven again soon. Blessings, Jonathan Krish More 

Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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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.... More 

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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... More 

Sydney, Australia
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75 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
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... More 

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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 More 

Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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203 reviews
25 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 21 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... More 

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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... More 

Moscow, Russia
1 review
Reviewed 9 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... More 

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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... More 

Chennai (Madras), India
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 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... More 

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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.... More 

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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 

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Address: 263/6 Galle Road | Kollupitiya, Colombo 03, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Price Range: $129 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Colombo Haven Bed & Breakfast 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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