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Highbury Colombo

14/1, Skelton Road, Off Dickman's Road, Havelock Town., Bambalapitiya, Colombo, Sri Lanka (Show on map)

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"Quiet location, very friendly and helpful staff, clean and..."

  • Ian, United States
  • April 30, 2015
  • Area: Bambalapitiya
  • Rooms : 5
  • Free Wi-Fi

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Urban Hideout Suite Garden View
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Features of Highbury Colombo
Facilities

airport transfer

babysitting

bicycle rental

business center

car hire

car park

coffee shop

concierge

currency exchange

express check-in/check-out

family room

laundry service

library

luggage storage

meeting facilities

newspapers

pets allowed

room service

safety deposit boxes

smoking area

tours

Sports and Recreation

garden

  
Internet

free Wi-Fi in all rooms

Wi-Fi in public areas

 
Parking

car park

valet parking

 
Languages Spoken

English

Hindi

Sinhala

Tamil

  

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Highbury Colombo is located in the city center, just a 45-minute drive from Airport Highbury Colombo. Pettah, Colombo Museum, Victoria Park, and many shopping establishments are within a 15-minute drive. This is the ideal location for tourist and locals alike. Galle Fort, Kandy Hill, and Surfing Paradise are easily accessible from the hotel. The hotel offers an environment of peace and comfort with four spacious designer rooms and apartments. Each room is built with care for bright lighting and space. There is Wi-Fi, too. The hotel aims to please the guests with good hospitality and wonderful accommodation in the most ideal location from where guests will be able to enjoy all the city has to offer with ease. Highbury Colombo is located in the city center, just a 45-minute drive from Airport Highbury Colombo. ... see more
Children and extra beds:
Children 0-4 year(s)
Not allowed to stay
Children 5-6 year(s)
Must use an extra bed

Minimum age of guests is: 5 year(s).

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy for more details.


When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.


Airport Transfer Fee
35 USD

Breakfast Charge (when not included in room rate)
5 USD

Check-In From
2:00 PM

Distance from City Center
3. Km

Distance to Airport
35. Km

Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors
Yes

Number of Floors
2

Number of Rooms
5

Room Voltage
230

Time to Airport (Minutes)
45

Year Hotel Built
2000

Year Hotel Last Renovated
2012


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Very Good

7.7

from 155 reviews

Value for Money
7.8
Location
7.8
Staff Performance
7.9
Hotel Condition/Cleanliness
8.0
Room Comfort/Standard
7.9
Food/Dining
6.9
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Ian I. Solo travelers United States of America, April 30, 2015
Great little hideaway

Quiet location, very friendly and helpful staff, clean and comfortable rooms
9.7
I ended up in Sri Lanka by accident, and made a last minute booking with Highbury. Could not have been happier. The rate was extremely reasonable. the facilities are lush and comfortable, and the area is very quiet but also a quick ride to downtown. The staff was very helpful and even gave me a ride to the airport very early in the morning to catch my flight. It was a great part of my trip to Sri Lanka!
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Lene L. Couples Denmark, April 2, 2015
Best place - don't miss it!

Breakfast architecture peacefulness
9.3
Perfect and peacefull
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Oi L. Business travelers Singapore, February 20, 2015
Home Stay Feeling

Location , surroundings and Owner is friendly
6.7
This is the first time I stayed in the House in Sri Lanka. Owner was friendly though there was hiccups on the first night I've arrive the place after 11pm casue there is misunderstanding of my booking didn't reach them. Am planning to have some ex-coleaue and friends to meet me , am expecting to have the suite - sitting room to have a nice chat , but end up we need to meet up in the garden and I got more than 50+ insects bite.. haha .. A very good experience. My flight is in the late midnight flight , Though I've check out on noon , still am staying till very late and I got to leave a luggage for my friends, Owner is very very helpful .. Got to visit them in my next trip, too. Overall, it's a very good place to stay.
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Carlos S. Couples Spain, January 16, 2015
Minimal hosting

Main building is nicely designed it check were the room you are getting is located
4.7
This is a b&b. The guy didn't speak any English, so we couldn't communicate. We understand someone else does but they were not in that day. I'm not sure we were given the right room that we had paid for but there was no way to check. Ground floor rooms feel damp and there are plenty of insects in the rooms. Poor wifi. Peaceful location but far from most places you want to see in Colombo. In hindsight we would pay slightly more and go to a hotel, not a guesthouse.
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Nicolas E. Groups Germany, December 30, 2014
Best spot in Colombo

Hosts, Food, Ambience
9.7
Lovely and helpful hosts, Great room, delicious breakfast
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Lavanya J. Families with young children India, December 27, 2014
Stay like a local with a local

location, food and family
10
I did not know what to expect when I got to Highburg with 9 family members. The home is beautiful. The location was just perfect. The hosts were extremely kind. Not only did they tolerate a noisy child, they also cooked us an excellent meal at very short notice. We were weary from from our travels and this was the perfect place to unwind. There is nothing rushed or stuffy about Highburg. It's a gorgeous home and feels like one.
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Andrew B. Couples United Kingdom, November 18, 2014
Lovely peaceful spot to stay in Colombo

Clean, peaceful, beautifully designed
7.7
This is a lovely house in a nice area of Colombo. Elegantly designed and very peaceful. Breakfast was good and we felt it was a good choice if you need to spend time in Colombo.
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Vanessa C. Couples Italy, September 27, 2014
Fantastic

Chilled relaxed atmosphere, friendly staff, great rooms (especially the 'hideaway' room)
9.7
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Chantal T. Couples Singapore, August 4, 2014
Woinderful little haven

serenity, comfortable rooms, beautiful place
8.3
great place to spend the night after facing the chaos of colombo. house was really comforting and quite despite being in the noisy city. Owners were really helpful and friendly. Little far off from the city centre but a tuktuk solves that easily for a very small price. Really wonderful place
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Anthony D. Families with older children India, June 1, 2014
Soothed By Design

Interiors. Friendliness. Space.
7.3
Lovely place. Lovely people.
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Customers like this guest house for:
Nearest transport:
  • Bambalapitya Train Station (1.4 Km / 17 min walk)
Area recommended for:
  • restaurants
  • shopping
  • sightseeing
Distance to airport:
  • Ratmalana Airport (7.5 Km)
  • Bandaranaike International Airport (32.7 Km)
Customer comments:
  • "Beautiful garden" , "Nice design" , "Spacious room"
Top attractions in the area:
  • House of Fashion (0.5 Km / 6 min walk)
  • Bambalapitiya Beach (1.0 Km / 12 min walk)
  • Majestic City (1.3 Km / 16 min walk)
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