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Unfortunately our booking here was not taken up. Two weeks before flying from RSA we were advised that our room was required by a visiting relative from Oz. We should perhaps not have so readily accepted the offer of a placement with a 'cousin' as...More
We stayed here as 2 19yr old backpackers for 1 night in March '13. We paid 4500SKR (£22.50) per night for a double room, non AC. Breakfast included. Free wifi.
Room - we had room 4 on the first floor. It was of a good size,...More
Three generations of a singalese family having lived for many years in London runs this little guesthouse. The grand old man built the house himself two generations ago. The house was designed by the now famous architect Geoffrey Bawa. His typical coconut palm tree pillars...More
I had booked myself at this place for Jan 8-11, 2013 and was on my own. My husband booked the room due to its good ratings on tripadvisor. Ianthe offered me with proper directions to reach her place. I was offered the room overlooking the...More
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Response from Ianthe W, Owner at De Fonse PlaceResponded 24 January 2013
I'm so sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your stay in our home, particularly as we so enjoyed meeting you and hearing about your work and travel plans.
Ours is a small family run guest house, and as such we do not...More
Staying with Ianthe and Rohan was the best part of my stay in Colombo. I was truly treated as a member of the family.
The owners were warm and hospitable, and did everything to make my stay comfortable and interesting.
I was lucky to be...More