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River View Inn

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Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

2 friends and I stayed in the beautiful River View Inn for 3 nights and loved our time there. It is out of the hustle and bustle of central colombo but only about a 15 minute tuk tuk drive to the central port area so very convenient. The house is on a secluded road with a large garden you can...

Thank Becky E
Epsom, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 June 2015

Hi, the review written in a different language does not pertain to the River View Inn. It is not by the beach, but close to City of Colombo. Its a beautiful, clean, and hospitable home with one huge master bedroom and a single room both with attached wc. The reviewer has written about some other place and mistaken it for...

Thank Shiromel J
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 28 July 2014

We stayed three days with these two lovely ladies in a clean spacious room with private bathroom and with a view over the beautiful garden. The breakfast was nice and they serve amaing home cooked meals. It has a very relaxing and homely feeling and we felt at home for the three days we spend here. The best thing about...

Thank gitte0987
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 May 2012

I visited River View Inn in March this year and found it an ideal place to relax, unwind, meditate in the beautiful shady and most colourful garden, where the fruit trees were laden and the flowers absolutely magnificent. For anyone wanting to get away from the noise of the city life this is the ideal spot. It is also close...

Thank Shanti L
Reviewed 18 April 2012

My first visit to Colombo was enjoyed at River View Inn. After the hustle and bustle of the city it was a pleasure to relax at this comfortable and homely place. The morning walk in the back garden was always a great start before a fantastic breakfast prepared by our wonderful hosts. The spascious bedroom was comfortable and clean. The...

1Thank Geoff C
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 20 February 2012

I came to river view inn the first time 10 years ago through a friend. I absolutely loved the place, the warm hospitality and most of all the wonderful hosts. Over time i have kept up with them and thoroughly enjoy coming down each year to add to the memories that are already a treasure! The single bedroom i normally...

2Thank zeenathkhalid
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 13 February 2012

I have stayed at River View Inn many times and enjoy being away from the 'hustle and bustle' of the city. It is located at the end of a street by the Diyawanna river, which brings in cool breezes and lovely sounds of the many varieties of local birds. The garden is absolutely beautiful and relaxing in the shade of...

Thank Shanti L
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 February 2012

I always like to come back to this lovely home in Colombo. The owners are fantastic hosts, friendly but discreet and full of attentions. They certainly know how to spoil you with excellent local-cuisine meals prepared just for you. The rooms are spacious and though this is not a new house its charm is unquestionable. You do not feel like...

1Thank Cinzia M

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This is a home-stay business where guests can experience the warm hospitality of a true Sri Lankan home. The home-stay is registered with the Tourist Board and the owners/staff have a long time experience looking after guests. Continental breakfast is served on request. Home-made meals (local cuisine) can be prepared if desired and guests can relax in our lovely garden. Transport to Colombo and surroundings can be organized anytime upon request. ... more   less 

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Address: 206/7 Kamathawatta Road, Colombo 00100, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Number of rooms: 2
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“Best is to call or Skype the hostess and ask all you need to from her. She is great! Skype is kshama1947 or the number is +94112886053”
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