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No 177, R.A.de Mel Mawatha, , Colombo 03, Colombo, Sri Lanka

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37 Total Reviews
  • 75%Value For Money
  • 80%Security
  • 70%Location
  • 70%Staff
  • 65%Atmosphere
  • 90%Cleanliness
  • 80%Facilities

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I found some insects in my bed and sweated like hell because the fan was not enough

Owner Comment (Hide)
Dear Ann-Kathrin, thanks for your review, sorry for this inconvenience and for this hot weather at the period you came - but are you sure that ceiling fan was not turned off (maybe occasionally by another guest)? Also, if you would just tell the staff about this, we would easily move you to another room and bed (if you want) and provide you with additional stand fan :) Hope you enjoyed Sri Lanka, wish you happy travels!


24 hour security on a small gated complex in a commercial suburb 20 minutes tuk-tuk from the city centre but with good bus links too. Supermarket and lots of local street food available nearby. The staff were really great. I don't remember the names but a Ukranian girl and a Sri Lankan gentleman deserve special mention, as they made me feel very welcome and kept the place spotless. Full kitchen facilities including free tea and toast 24/7 = fantastic value for money. Great work guys.

  • 29th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Dear Kevin, Thank you so much for your kind words! Keep in mind, you always welcome here :) Best wishes, CCH Team

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