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Customers like this hotel for:
    Nearest transport:
  • Bambalapitya Train Station (1.4 Km / 17 min walk)
    Area recommended for:
  • shopping
  • business
    Distance to airport:
  • Ratmalana Airport (7.5 Km)
  • Bandaranaike International Airport (32.7 Km)
    Customer comments:
  • "Beautiful garden", "Nice design", "Spacious room"
    Top nearby attractions:
  • 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)
  • Odel Unlimited (1.3 Km / 16 min walk)

Note: Distances are measured as a straight line.

Highbury Colombo

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

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"Quiet, family run, cool garden..."

Alma, Colombia October 18, 2015

Features of Highbury Colombo

Hotel Facilities

  • airport transfer
  • babysitting
  • bicycle rental
  • business center
  • car hire
  • coffee shop
  • concierge
  • currency exchange
  • dry cleaning
  • 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


  • free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas


  • car park
  • valet parking

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Sinhala
  • Tamil

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Guest House Description
Highbury Colombo is located in the city center, just a 45-minute drive from Airport Highbury Colombo....see more 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.
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rajasekaran P. Families with older children
India, November 12, 2015
Poor lighting. No dining option

Good location. low cost.
It was average and I will not recommend. I have booked a family suite. this room should be avoided as this an old room on the back of a villa with poor lighting and a narrow passage. There are other rooms which are in the main building that looked OK. We were not offered the food options and can not comment on them.
dhun S. Couples
India, November 02, 2015
Dark, Stuffy Smell, Small Display

Staff was good
The place is dark, the rooms were stuffy smell, Internet was not working. The display board is very very small, difficult to locate
Alma G. Families with older children
Colombia, October 22, 2015

Quiet, family run, cool garden setting
Excellent! Lovely family and beautiful hotel
Ahmed K. Couples
Maldives, August 02, 2015
Best stay in Colombo so far

the room, the gardens & common areas, the staff
Highbury Colombo is very beautiful & relaxing. Loved our room & the hotel. The staff were very friendly and attentive & would recommend hotel. We're definitely going to stay at Highbury (if available) for our next visit.
Ian I. Solo travelers
United States of America, May 04, 2015
Great little hideaway

Quiet location, very friendly and helpful staff, clean and comfortable rooms
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!
lene L. Couples
Denmark, April 04, 2015
Best place - don't miss it!

Breakfast architecture peacefulness
Perfect and peacefull
OI C. Business travelers
Singapore, March 02, 2015
Home Stay Feeling

Location , surroundings and Owner is friendly
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.
Carlos S. Couples
Spain, January 18, 2015
Minimal hosting

Main building is nicely designed it check were the room you are getting is located
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.
Nicolas E. Groups
Germany, January 03, 2015
Best spot in Colombo

Hosts, Food, Ambience
Lovely and helpful hosts, Great room, delicious breakfast
lavanya J. Families with young children
India, December 31, 2014
Stay like a local with a local

location, food and family
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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