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Hornbill Holiday Home Reviews

No 21A, Fernando Gardens, Dehiwala, Colombo, Sri Lanka

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153 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 83%Security
  • 70%Location
  • 77%Staff
  • 73%Atmosphere
  • 87%Cleanliness
  • 73%Facilities

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Rooms are clean. A/C didn't work properly and need servicing. It will be good if they can add a microwave oven the kitchen.


The manager/owner, Mr. Razzic was very kind to our group of 8 people. We had a 1;40 am flight to catch and he let us have a very late check out. He helped us with transportation needs and his staff were also very helpful. The Hornbill Holiday Home is a short walk from the Dehiwala Train Station. Thank you Mr. Razzic.


Hi... we stayed in this hostel the first 2 nights after we arrived in Sri. The hostel is 5 minutes away from the Train station which makes the access very easy . We did the mistake to catch the bus and took us ages to get to the place.(was a good fun any way) the hostel was ok but not really comfortable. The air in Colombo is very humidit and you really need the Fan or A/C in the room. Our Fan was way too slow,the A/C didnt work(no idea why?) There was a fridge in the common area but didnt to


Even though Hornbill is not in a 5 star location I would still recommend it. 5 minutes walk brings you to the main road to the city centre and a 3 minute walk brings you to the train station. Shops and restaurants are only a couple of minutes away too. The staff are easy going, friendly and helpful and the area is safe (in my experience) after dark. The room and bathroom were spotlessly clean. I will be coming back to Colombo in 2 weeks time and will definitely stay here again.


This is truly beyond expectation. They upgraded me to air-con room, spacious and nice, and since no other guests were there that day, I got the whole living room and the kitchen to myself. It is super value. The place itself has a short cut that you can walk to the train station in 5 minutes or less.

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