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Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

The below average rating of this hotel is true! Room carpet stinks, poor maintenance of all areas. All other reviews tells these - what I would like to share is that never depend on hotel for pick up and drop for airport. They did not arrange pick up and after wasting money using international roaming and six calls later, the...

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Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Good thing they had a pool! Otherwise not close to anything special. Booked through booking.com. they cjrged my visa card for the entire stay and transfer even though booking specifically states that you pay on arrival. Not happy about that. They also arranged for drop of at airport and taxi was 25min late!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Wanted to stay here for a few nights. The rooms stank. The bathrooms were very grotty. A loose light fitting out of its ceiling socket just hanging. Very very basic. I would rate it as a one star. I didn't stay for the duration of my trip. Way overpriced at US$70 per night for a twin room.

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3Thank Jacqueline J
Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

We have booked this hotel for two days mainly because of the pool there. On expedia the price for two days should be 53USD/2days. The final price charged to us was 140USD. Be carefull when booking this on expedia they charge you in indian rupies which is easy to replace with sri lankan rupies but the price is double. We...

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Thank AndresDE
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 16 December 2015

I thought to Recommend the Cafe named "The Vibe" where i used to have my break fast and lunch most of the times. The Vibe is attached to Janaki Hotel it is situated just next to the Janaki hotel's entrance. You must try their Cheese toast which is available on order through out the day. It cost only Rs 200,...

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Thank Miflal F
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 1 December 2015

As I travel back & forth from Myanmar I decided to stay at Janaki Hotel. Affordable Prices which includes breakfast. Plenty of restaurants in the vicinity. Comfortable rooms & a very nice bar. Friendly staff. Will stay there in the future.

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Thank Aruna G
Reviewed 15 March 2015

This is the second consecutive year we have booked rooms at this hotel, as we found it ideally located in Colombo, for our purposes, and most of all it offered the high standard we expected, comparable to good hotels we have stayed in during our frequent tours in Sri Lanka, Europe and Asia. From here we were able to get...

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2Thank Anil A
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Reviewed 1 March 2015

This hotel is trying hard to upgrade, the lobby is new and modern looking, but the rooms, service, food, wifi and is strictly 3rd class. For the amount of money that is being charged there is better in Colombo to stay in. We will not be staying here again.

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4Thank ThaiFoodCarly
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 14 December 2014

Stayed here for a few days on business. From the outside, it still looks like a nice hotel, but on the inside it is pretty run down. The elevator smelled like a fish market. Rooms were basic and worn. Consistency between rooms also varied quite a bit. One of my colleagues had to change rooms 3 times because of various...

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4Thank MrTravelsAround
Mumbai
Reviewed 11 December 2014 via mobile

Hotel is not really that good. The rooms are not up to the mark. Ac remote did not work. Breakfast is good. Location is good. Since I had stayed previously at Taj Samudra hence may have not liked it so much.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Janaki Hotel

Address: 43 Fife Road | Havelock Town, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Price Range: ₹ 3,452 - ₹ 5,482 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Janaki Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 50
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“Paying in USD at check out actually turns out more economical.”
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“Room 302 Very Spacious”
 of 5 bubbles Kerala2014, 1 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Ring reception direct and discuss your needs and if booked direct you may get it at a much cheaper price than going through website agents. The two rooms we booked were excellent, very spacious, clean and equipped with all required facilities, including large attached bathrooms. As the hotel is located in a semi residential area, some rooms may have views looking into neighbouring residences, like one of our rooms had, though it did not bother me, as we out during the day and returned to have a good nights rest and a good breakfast (choice of Sri Lankan and Western) the next morning.”
 of 5 bubbles 969anila, 15 Mar 2015 | Read review
“good location with many restaurant within walking distance,”
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“stay away if you have better option”
 of 5 bubbles sujaypawar, 25 Dec 2013 | Read review
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