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Siwa, Egypt
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

I am in love with the location, you do not know you are in a city at all, it is quiet, even rural feeling with the river and its lively bird heaven! The owners have become friends, they are kind and very helpful, also their staff. All my wishes were fulfilled here, I felt completely at home and enjoyed a... More 

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chamari d, Owner at Hotel The Saffron, responded to this review

Dear Mam, thank you very much for choosing THE SAFFRON for your stay and it is glad to hear that U enjoyed your stay. We appreciated about taking a time to leave a review on trip advisor. See you again............. thanks again - Dilrukshi More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Very nice and friendly personal!!! They was happy to help us with any questions ! It's 300-350 rups from central bus stations ! I can recommend this hotel for sure... Very clean! Speaking English , awesome food! Good locations ! We feel there like at home!!!

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2 Thank regina V
Raipur, India
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148 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2016

This is the best place i stayed , i was in colombo since for 4 days and last day i checked in this hotel which was little far from moumt lavinia but actually very good , there is only one draw back as the airport is very far from this hotel and takes 3500/- rs from this place to airport... More 

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Dhahran, Ash Sharqiyah, Saudi Arabia
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51 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2015

My wife, our two children (aged 8 and 6), and I stayed at this hotel from September 23-25. The hotel is quite nice, and our third floor room was very good. BREAKFAST - The breakfasts were pretty good (toast, eggs, sausages, coffee, etc.), and you can either eat it in outdoor, covered restaurant downstairs or ask to have it brought... More 

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1 Thank MaxKingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2015

I have just returned from a very enjoyable, if exhausting short research trip to Colombo. The hotel arranged my transport from the airport and welcomed me on arrival at about 4:30 in the morning. The room was comfortable, with good WiFi which matters, with a decent selection of food. But the best part was just how friendly and accommodating all... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2015 via mobile

Room was clean and well-appointed, with a generous breakfast provided. However the location was a bit difficult to find (down a side street, at the end of an alley) so I suggest calling reception for specific directions before reaching.

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Kuala Lumpur
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2015

Its more of a guest house away from the city Pros Hotel is clean and staff who are young boys are helpful and efficient. The owners have their own tour staff Cons The guest house is way off from the city, so returning back late can be quite worrying especially when since the taxis and tuk-tuk don't know the place.... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 December 2014

This is a lovely little hotel on the outskirts of Colombo. From the owner Anthony down all the staff were attentive, helpful and couldn't do enough to make the stay a happy one. I found it excellent value for money and had a lovely week. The hotel staff will help you to plan trips around the Island or locally in... More 

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Hednesford, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2014

This is a lovely hotel, the staff are really helpful and very friendly. Antony and his wife who own this are on hand also to help guests with holiday plans....Nice clean rooms, hot shower. Fantastic food breakfast and evening meal.. Actually the best food I've ever had in a hotel or resturant this chef is amazing she could win Master... More 

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1 Thank GlynisWoodward
London, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
Reviewed 28 October 2014

Very beautiful hotel just few miles from Colombo City. Nice spacious rooms with wide and beautiful beds. Clean bathroom. They serve tasty Sri Lankan food. The lady is nice and helpful. Nice and unexpected view for a hotel closer to Colombo city. Just look at the hotel photos. It looks better than photos when you are there.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Spa
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Airport Transportation
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Additional Information about Hotel The Saffron

Address: No 32/5, Galpotte Road | Koswatte, Nawala, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Price Range: $47 - $70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel The Saffron 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“I like the top floor so I can sit near the open window and enjoy fresh air blowing through, also better view!”
 of 5 bubbles irene1112014, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“603 room is awesome”
 of 5 bubbles akshaymay2981, 11 Jan 2016 | Read review
“No particular tip, as the whole hotel is fairly quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles MaxKingdom, 6 Oct 2015 | Read review
“The top floor centre and corner rooms are not comfortable. Bathroom emits smells.”
 of 5 bubbles Dotty312, 4 Jan 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are lovely some are round the back up stairs but that's ok no problem”
 of 5 bubbles GlynisWoodward, 30 Nov 2014 | Read review
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