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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 17 October 2016

After a hectic day in Colombo my wife and I arrived at Bangalawa and what a surprising and pleasant stay it turned out to be. The decor which reflected possibly an 18th century Sri Lankan house with many pieces of authentic antique Sri Lankan furniture coupled with modern air conditioned bedroom, bathroom facilities took us to a quiet and pleasing...

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Oman
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Very Nice place. Lovely staff. Amazing typical Sri Lanka food. Typical room and lovely decor. Near Colombo and not far from city. But the hotel is in the little road and without indication. Very crowded road but nice to see all thinks.

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Kept away from rush and traffic is this amazing home ready to be shared. Starting from its design as truly luxurious, over the thoughtfully equipped visitors' kitchen and the amenities (there is even a modern washing machine for guests) to the affection of the staff even a short stay turns into a memorable one. The hosts go out of their...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 23 July 2016

The Bangalawa in Nawala, Colombo is a quiet sanctuary that I came back to every evening with a sense of well-being during my 3-day stay in Colombo. Its location about half an hour from downtown Colombo is more than made up for by the wonderful serenity that descends on you, particularly in the morning: lusty birdsong fills the air, and...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Stayed at the Bangalawa for 2 weeks in May/June 2016. It is a relatively new facility and as such the rooms were modern but had an interesting antique twist to them. The rooms and the common areas were very clean and comfortable. It is not located in the heart of Colombo and therefore the surrounding were peaceful and quiet. Getting...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 13 March 2016

We had a wonderful time at Bangalawa.The place is really charming.Its a beautifully designed and decorated home.Its a secret space.The hostess Manahari was very helpful and arranged tuktuk taxi rides etc.Informed us about where to go where to shop.Gave us a delicious meal.Woke up to say goodbye which we reluctantly had to!!Loved the doggies and star tortoise too.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 12 February 2016

The beautiful bungalow, Banglawa is a sweet little home away from home. Its a beautiful home stay located in the suburbs of Colombo. Very beautiful old style Srilankan architecture of the house amuses you with every step you take. Me and my husband stayed in a peaceful room with modern style bathroom with an attached balcony. Lovely view of the...

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Reviewed 16 January 2016

If you are looking for a more quiet and beautiful place to stay in Colombo, look no further. It's a wide open, airy house built in the old sri-lankan way with lots of love for details like the small indoor pond and cute little bathrooms. The host is super helpful with arranging taxi rides and planning your trip. I was...

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Gosford, Australia
Reviewed 1 October 2015

A beautiful quiet little B&B with excellent accommodation. It was so nice to be in a place like home and not a crowded hotel. A lovely host especially when we arrived at 4am and made us feel very welcome.

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buckinghamshire
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Bangalawa really is a very beautiful home. It is located in the suburbs of Colombo (something to consider-about a half an hour tuk tuk to the centre) but it is very quiet and calm and a lovely place to come back to in the evening. The rooms and bathrooms are decorated with great taste and bathroom is very modern. We...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are located in Nawala, just outside the city limits of Colombo, a 35 minute drive from the airport on the highway , & a 2 minute walk from the Koswatte junction, but totally away from the hustle-bustle of town life.We are also within walking distance to super markets , hospitals and restaurants. The bungalow is family run and newly constructed with three (3) elegant rooms having AC (split units), 3 toilets with hot and cold water, living, dining, self catering facilities and secure vehicle parking. The house overlooks a landscaped garden.The villa is designed with a pleasant blend of modern chic & old world charm. We provide complimentary WIFI. Guests have access to a fully-equipped kitchen, which has a stove, fridge, kettle, microwave, cutlery etc.We provide linen and towels free of charge . These are changed every five days.We clean the room/apartment every two days unless otherwise requested.We can arrange transport to any part of the country or airport pickup/drop service .Tuk tuks are just a stones throw away and will transport you conveniently to the Colombo city centre within 20 minutes. Meals are arranged on prior notice.The hosts live close by in the same premises and are happy to assist the guests in what ever way. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Bangalawa

Address: 4/9 Sanasa mawatha,Off Koswatte Road,Nawala, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Price Range: $58 - $72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Although all three rooms have great character, the one on ground floor has its terrace into the garden on the backside of the house.”
  • visitors' kitchen with washing machine
 of 5 bubbles rakarash, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Best views of the garden from the double room upstairs”
 of 5 bubbles 326madhulikar, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“wifi may be better in certain rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles gur55, 13 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Try and get the room upstairs very nice”
 of 5 bubbles MaddyJasper, 1 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Pick the room on the first floor facing the backyard. Lovely place!”
 of 5 bubbles Shamika1987, 28 Apr 2015 | Read review
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