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  • Hotel Condition/Cleanliness 6.6
  • Facilities 5.3
  • Location 5.8
  • Room Comfort/Standard 7.2
  • Service 6.7
  • Value for Money 6.7
  • Food/Dining 6.8

Eleanor C.
United Kingdom
June 05, 2012
Very nice hotel
Comfy rooms, nice pool and good buffet breakfast
after months of backpacking this was a welcome break. the room was lovely: air-conditioned, comfy beds, tv etc. the buffet breakfast had a good variety and was tasty. the pool area was nice, a small pool though. i'd definitely recommend this hotel, it's nothing special but it's a good hotel.

Nagesh M.
June 03, 2012
lovely hotel but distance to the city
clean hotel
Hotel is good and worth for the money. But location is faraway from the city. ofcourse will get Nano cars for the transport..

Mukhtar S.
May 24, 2012
Lovely Hotel, good rooms with nice pool.
Excellent service, good brealfast & lovely pool.
Very pleasant stay, rooms are nice, staff coperative and helping. Breakfast good but evening supper was disappointing which I asked in my room.

birgitte J.
May 08, 2012
good hotel in perfect convient area
good location, nice staff
a good pick. You can dream you self away from the busy main street life just by entering the hotel and relax by the pool

asim J.
May 07, 2012
clean nice lookin hotel..but far from the city
food was delicious........
nice clean place......enjoyed the stay foood was the health club and spa was great......8out of 10 def......

Detlef S.
May 06, 2012
Good hotel for a few days
Have spent the first two nights in Sri Lanka there to organize my further trip. It served that purpose quite well. A bit out of the center.

Allan W.
United Kingdom
April 25, 2012
Does the Job
Good Value for Money
We had only arrived for a quick overnight stay before a flight the following morning. Having stayed in a number of hotels throughout Sri Lanka this was the best value for money. Good food, large clean comfortable room and a cool pool area.

krushnachandra P.
April 23, 2012
beautiful hotel with nice swimming pool and gym
Swimming pool, big rooms, Gym, Food served in the room/ excellent room service
We had wonderful time with our kids in Hotel Clarion. We enjoyed perfect swimming and Gym.Nice breakfast and food. Little bit away from city Colombo, but we enjoyed its peaceful atmosphere. Good and friendly Staff. Very helpful managers.

Keith T.
United Kingdom
April 17, 2012
Established hotel with traditional standards.
Staff extremely friendly and helpful.
We went to the Clarion in March 2012 for the second England/Sri Lanka Test Match in Colombo. The hotel was fine for our stay but the location was not especially convenient for the journey to the P.Sara Cricket Stadium in Colombo. We made a mistake about our arrival time due to flight delays but when we arrived the hotel staff had taken this into account (as they were full over the Easter period) and organised another nearby hotel for us to stay in for the first evening. Many thanks for that! The staff could not have been more helpful in arranging taxis and transport for luggage the day after. The journey across Colombo was a shocker - a one hour free for all with no quarter given! Eventually after three days we moved to a more central hotel for the end of the Test Match. I stress that this was not the fault of the hotel in any way. Would I go again? - For a relaxing break - Probably - For another Colombo Test Match - No. the journey was just a bit too much.

eric T.
April 14, 2012
very nice staff and good service
very good restaurant!
a bit far from the centre - Fort, etc - but reachable via tuk tuk in 30-45 min. big room and clean. very friendly staff, ready to help and inform. poor quality of wi-fi.