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Chiang Mai, Thailand
Reviewed 23 April 2012

We arrive Colombo after 10 days long of traveling around Sri Lanka and De Fonseka place offered us just what we needed: quiet peaceful rest, comfortable personal space, warm shower and best of all wonderful conversations with the hosts. Our trip in Sri Lanka was great, getting a chance to stay at De Fonseka made it even better! We will...

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Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 8 April 2012

My wife and and I recently spent six nights at the de Fonseka Place Guest House. Our second floor room was spacious and comfortable with the option of air conditioning. The location is very central with easy access to shopping, and restaurants, and the hosts are very helpful in providing local information. The breakfasts in the patio facing the private...

2Thank Don B
Reviewed 27 March 2012

This was a lucky find. A warm home environment, clean and airy room, very comfortable in all respects. Will return.

1Thank bandoorajulia
Lexington, Kentucky
Reviewed 8 March 2012

Lovely place - clean, bright, comfortable rooms with a pretty garden. The location is very convenient and the hosts offered a warm welcome along with lots of helpful advice. Breakfast was delicious!

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Cadiz, Spain
Reviewed 4 March 2012

This was a great place to start and end our trip to Sri Lanka. The location is convienently close to the Galle Rd and therefore any form of transport. The house is a lovely tropical home with a great terrace and refreshing garden. Here we enjoyed the fantastic breakfast...including the best papaya in asia. Also the hosts are very welcoming...

1Thank jakepalmar
Tianjin, China
Reviewed 11 February 2012

Rooms are nice and clean, the location is excellent. Great breakfest and the chill out area is lovely! The hosts are extremely helpful and friendly.

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 25 January 2012

It's a very nice place. The room was big, clean, comfortable, with air conditioner and bathroom. Only it was a little loud outside. Very good breakfast. Also you can spend time in a garden. Hosts are very helpful and kind. Explain how to get to the house, helped us with renting a car and gave some guidance. I recommend this...

1Thank aneta2011

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the heart of Colombo, the de Fonseka Place, Guest House offers you comfortable accommodation in beautiful surroundings. With open spaces, and teak finished interiors designed by Sri Lanka’s premier architect, Geoffrey Bawa, the house is airy and tastefully furnished. The open clay tiled patio at the back leads into a well maintained lawn, a lovely area to sit out in. Birds and squirrels frequent the garden and we also have three resident star tortoises. The bed rooms are airy and comfortable. For those who need to keep up with the news of the rest of the world there is free use of wi fi throughout the house and cable TV in the living room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about De Fonse Place

Address: 29 de Fonseka Place | Havelock Town, Colombo 5, Sri Lanka (Formerly De Fonseka Place Guest House)
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Price Range: ₹ 2,475 - ₹ 3,713 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“Ask for the room with a tub because after a day of their rigorous itinerary - you could use a good soak!”
 of 5 bubbles brownbummed, 5 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Our room was probably the biggest and the best. But the aircon is (over)due for a replacement.”
 of 5 bubbles CMSilfverberg, 18 Feb 2013 | Read review
“Please ask for the room overlooking the garden and not the room overlooking the roadside.”
 of 5 bubbles sowmyak658, 16 Jan 2013 | Read review
“For good quality Sri Lankan food, try the Green Cabin, as recommended by Ianthe”
 of 5 bubbles TeamV201, 20 Nov 2012 | Read review
“The place had only one room available at the time of this review. But they are planning to add two more rooms.”
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 of 5 bubbles SamiM866, 3 Nov 2012 | Read review
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