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Reviewed 28 February 2017

Exchanged a number of e-mails with the owner, Harshi, before arriving in Sri Lanka, and she was extremely helpful organising my trip. Stayed three separate nights with her in February and thoroughly enjoyed her happy company. Staying at Frangipani is an experience not to be missed : you arrive as a friend and leave a member of Harshi's family. With...

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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

I was staying at Frangipani for 2 weeks in February 2017. I reached in the early hours, to find Harshini ready to welcome me with a genuine smile and a warm demeanour and ready to cook a great breakfast for me. It was a really great experience with the hostess Harshini going out of her way to help me to...

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Frangipani2561, Owner at Frangipani, responded to this review

Thank you Abhishek for your lovely review and you are an exceptional too with all the good qualities and keep up...I indeed enjoyed hosting you and you have already started the journey..Have a great trip. My love to your wife and kid. Cheers Harshi

Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Recently booked a 2 night stay here while on 2 week trip to Sri Lanka. Taxi driver had great difficulty finding place as it was just an open doorway in a back alley. Although arrived after stated check-in time waited for a further 2 hours before owner turned up. We were greeted with the news that there was no room...

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Frangipani2561, Owner at Frangipani, responded to this review

Firstly i am sorry yes my house was full and i had to arrange another place, just 4 doors away from my house (which was much better than mine and they liked the place v much and spent 2 nights there). But you do not talk about booking and you cancelled it and again re booked. Re-booking i over looked...

Kent UK
Reviewed 7 February 2017

As everyone says Harshi is wonderful. We flew in at 4am and as we came out of customs there was Harshi to greet us like an old friend. That set the tone for the whole of our stay. Frangipani is a real home stay in every sense of the word. Breakfast is a feast and the evening meals that Harshi...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stayed one night here and really loved it. We had a big day's travelling to Sri Lanka and arrived quite late. Harshi, the host, greeted us so warmly, that it was if we were staying at a long lost friend's place. We didn't expect to be served dinner, but Harshi insisted that she would order us...

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Frangipani2561, Owner at Frangipani, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and hope you guys are having a great time. See you again at the end of the trip. LOL Harshi

Reviewed 15 December 2016

In my room I was wanting for nothing, it had everything I needed including a view over the city and of the sea. I challenge anyone to find a more hospitable host, she is friendly and helpful - if you need anything at all, such as directions or the best value for money she will direct you. The pricing of...

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Frangipani2561, Owner at Frangipani, responded to this review

Hello Cat, hope all is well and wondering why you are silent? Hope you received my reply to your mail.TC.LOL Harshi

Reviewed 15 October 2016

A homestay in the true sense!! We were welcomed with the words “this is your house”; and indeed it was! Food was on a platter at its best with variety, quantity and of course taste. It was an experience like never before with impeccable hospitality by Harshini. Rooms were spic and span with all details taken care of to make...

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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Staying here was one of the highlights of our trip, mainly because of the owner Harshi! A kind bubbly woman who can't do enough for you, including staying up to the early hours of the morning to maintain contact whilst we travelled from the airport to the house; greeting us with juice; offering to cook for us at about 5am!...

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Reviewed 19 September 2016

What can I say that other reviewers have not already stated. Stop looking for any other place to stay in Colombo, head straight to Frangipani., you will not find a better place to stay. Harshi has taken hospitality to a new level. We stayed in Frangipani for only a few days, def not enough, wish we could have stayed longer....

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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Im very lucky to come across with harshi and her warm welcome to her apartment. "Its not a hotel but a home stay" ha.. ha.. haa... thats what she told me on the phone. It was a very short trip but the most memorable one. If you ask me, She deserves 5stars for her lovely apartment that is filled with...

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Frangipani2561, Owner at Frangipani, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review. I am happy to note you have enjoyed your stay at Frangipani and for appreciating our service and hospitality which gives us much courage. Best Wishes and hope you will have a lovely future together and for ever.

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Address: 24/2F-2/1, Hill Street | Dehiwela-Mount Lavinia, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Price Range: $42 - $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Frangipani 3*
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