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Mrs Padmini Nanayakkara's Chelsea Gardens

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Padmini is very nice and will welcome you in her house at anytime. Her very nice cooker will make you amazing breakfast to start up the day in the best way. She even makes the best pineapple marmalade i have never tasted !

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Amal N, Manager at Mrs Padmini Nanayakkara's Chelsea Gardens, responded to this review

our speciality is certonly our food . the beautiful omelattes and the table setting is a joy in the morning. being in collpity too is such an advantage it is in close proximity to many locations

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 26 October 2015

The single room was small and not thoroughly cleaned, and the mosquito net was dirty. It was absolutely not worth paying 4500 LKR for. More importantly due to the fact that Padmini is not a woman of her word I would not recomend to stay in her place to anyone. Please refer to the story below. One evening around 6...

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1Thank AThappytime
Paris, Ile-de-France, France
Reviewed 30 July 2012

Miss Padmini has a adorable guest-house, with confortable and nicely decorated rooms, and a beautiful garden. You feel invited at home by a nice and cultured Sri Lankan family. Miss Padmini speak a very good French. The railway station is very near, you can get the coastal train to Mount Levinas easily. There is also a shopping center close-by with...

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Unawatuna, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 30 April 2012 via mobile

We stayed at Mrs. Padmini Nanayakkara's when we first arrived in Sri Lanka. Although our stay was pleasant overall, having travelled around the country for a month, we realised that this guesthouse was ridiculously overpriced for the price we paid (4,500 rupees per night). By way of comparison, we stayed in a modern hotel with air con, where our room...

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4Thank William399
Wurzburg, Germany
Reviewed 18 January 2012

We had a very pleasant stay. The guesthouse consists of a colonial house and a few more rooms that are located next door in an modern appartment house. The guesthouse is central located, has a nice small garden backyard where they serve the breakfest and a museum like living room. Very friendly owner and good value for colombo.

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3Thank asdfgbernd
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2012

I am not at all sure where the people who provided the negative review thought they were staying. My experience was excellent. Mrs Nanyakkara is a very thoughtful and grateful host. The room was clean and the secuirty was good. I plan to return soon.

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1Thank Anna E
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 12 December 2011

We were made to feel very welcome by Padimi, and our stay was like staing with your grandmother! You will be staying in a small apartment complex with people who live there, and so I felt a little uncomfortable. There was no A/C or mosquito net, but the place was clean and tidy, the bathroom excellent, despite prior reviews. I...

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Reviewed 1 January 2011

I am VERY surprised by the previous review. The place is dirty - in our bathroom I could write 'wash me' with my finger on the dirt in the shower! When we arrived there was a dead cockroach in the filthy bathroom where there was no hot water, the light did not work (we needed to wash our teeth with...

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3Thank 00pb
Squamish, Canada
Reviewed 6 November 2010

Padmini's is very centrally located - in a very nice neighborhood, close to shopping, the coast and all amenities. We stayed in her garden room and as the title says, it's like going to a friend's house for a few days. It is simple with books and nic-nacs and a private entrance. The bed is large - two doubles that...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
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Additional Information about Mrs Padmini Nanayakkara's Chelsea Gardens

Address: 20 Chelsea Gardens | Colombo 3, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Price Range: ₹ 3,655 - ₹ 4,467 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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