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this is the sitting and dining area which you may use.
colombo 8 beautiful designer room
colombo 8 beautiful designer room
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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This lovely bedroom and attached bathroom with solar hot water is in a tropical home with courtyards and exotic plants and trees.

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About the property
This lovely bedroom and attached bathroom with solar hot water is in a tropical home with courtyards and exotic plants and trees.
it is furnished with pure cotton linen,antique furniture and paintings by interesting local artists.
you may use the sitting and dining areas and you have access to a fully-equipped kitchen, which has a stove, fridge, kettle, microwave, cutlery etc.
you will have your own key so that you can come in and go out at anytime.

Location – neighborhood description
public transport is a 3 minute walk from here. 5 minutes to the city and shops. A large supermarket and chemist are a 5 min walk away and you can get a tuk tuk from our door step.
we have a great many good restaurants just a 10 minute walk away too. chinese, thai, indian, fish and chips. pizza, sri lankan and a really super juice bar and fab a cafe with its iconic sri lankan short eats that you must try as well as divine the cake shop which bakes the most delicious love cakes.
the good market a sri lankan version of an organic food and craft market is also a 15 min tuk tuk ride away. the craft village with its little shops is very close by and its a delight to see all our sri lankan arts and crafts being created in one space.
the clubs and bars in the big city are about a 15 minute tuk tuk ride away

Meals
breakfast is complimentary and will be fresh juices, fruit and either eggs with toast and preserves or traditional sri lankan.
Your fridge is stocked with complimentary boiled and filtered water. There is an electric kettle in your room with lots of tea bags milk and sugar which is also free of charge.
We provide linen and towels. These are changed every five days for long term guests. but just ask if you need a new set.
We clean the room every 5 days too for long term guests. The bathroom will be cleaned everyday.

Check-in time: Flexible
Check-out time: Flexible

if you have children, we have a daughter aged 15 with loads of books and dvd's they could use.

Internet Wi-fi is available free of charge

This is a property to relax in and very peaceful .

Please check out my other listing near the Yala and bundala wildlife national parks, i am sure you will love it as it's in a jungle area very secluded and bordering a stream. its called river island. near yala jungles.

Interaction with guests

We interact with our guests as much as they want us to.

Amenities
Kitchen
Wireless Internet
Family/kid friendly
Breakfast
Prices
Extra people No Charge
Always communicate through Airbnb
To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.
House Rules
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 11AM

no smoking inside the house. preferably no visitors unless otherwise agreed. breakfast will be served from 7am to 10am. but if you are leaving early to catch a train or flight its no problem just tell me the night before and you could have an early breakfast

You must also acknowledge
Dog(s) live in the house
Cancellations
Safety features
First aid kit
Lock on bedroom door
Availability
2 nights minimum stay

293 Reviews

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Sumerbir Singh User Profile
October 2016
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Kiran User Profile
October 2016
Nelun is a sweet hostess but her place is dark n dingy unlike the projected photographs.The house gives an antique feel unlike the photographs which give u a modern feel.The only plus point is it is centrally located.
Nelun User Profile
Response from Nelun:
i am so sorry that you did not like our home kiran. our sitting room is about 1500 sq ft which includes two open to sky areas with trees. i dont know what you mean by dark and dingy. yes, its not a modern house but it has character and style and lots of light and this is reflected in the photographs taken by the airbnb staff. i recall you saying you stayed at the cinnamon grand hotel the last time you were in colombo, maybe this is more your style. in fact i was wondering why you chose to stay at a cheap airbnb if you stayed at a hotel last time. anyway it was a pleasure hosting you and best regards
October 2016

Parvathy User Profile
August 2016
The host canceled this reservation 4 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Aayushi User Profile
July 2016
You know an artist's place when you see one. Nelun's place feels like a mini art gallery. The room was comfortable and tastefully done. Her dogs are the most friendliest dogs I have ever come across. Both, Nelun and her husband were very warm and helpful. Wish we had time to stay longer!
Nelun User Profile
Response from Nelun:
sweetest. thank you.
July 2016

Ashutosh User Profile
July 2016
Very comfortable and friendly stay. Nelun is so warm and welcoming that you feel as if you are meeting a family member. She helped us better our itinerary. Prepared awesome breakfast. Room was amazingly comfortable and the house very spacious. Wshroom were clean. You feel an instant connect with Nelun and her husband ... So much so that I really feel bad for the fact that I couldn't meet her when I was leaving the other morning. Highly recommended for singles/couples/families. Thanks Nelun... Hoping to see you soon
Nelun User Profile
Response from Nelun:
it was so lovely meeting you both
July 2016

Praseeda User Profile
July 2016
She was warm and hospitable. We reached late at 10 and she welcomed with a chilled juice which was refreshing. My husband chose the house as he was impressed looking at the pictures. She has 3 pet dogs which was harmless. She made us feel at home and left the kitchen to us to make anything we need. We made Maggie for us and slept off. There was hot water in the bathroom. This was the only place where we got such hot refreshing shower. She was quite excited that we were from India and made us comfortable to speak to her. Her house is beautiful. It was relaxing time for us after a hectic travel in Srilanka.
Nelun User Profile
Response from Nelun:
you were both so very very nice. see you again
July 2016

Rajyalakshmi User Profile
June 2016
Our flight got delayed and we got to Nelun's place late in the evening and tired. Nelun received us with great warmth and made us feel at home in her lovely home. Nelun and her husband Laxman were wonderful people. Nelun invited us to join their family in dinner, seeing how tired we were. It was a lovely dinner. The room was large, very clean and welcoming. The bathroom too was spacious and very clean. Her staff made lovely breakfast. Nelun, thank you for everything. We are sure to stay with you next time we are in Colombo and I am sure that we will be back. This trip was too short to enjoy everything that Sri Lanka has to offer. Laxman is a great photographer and my husband enjoed looking through the coffee table books filled with his photographs

Colombo, Sri LankaJoined in August 2012
Nelun User Profile

hello everyone. i paint and design handwoven fabric and love colour. i went to university in nottingham uk years ago. my husband is a wildlife photographer and we travel around the island with no agenda.
we love to read and are mad about movies.
cooking is another hobby. we have the sweetest Labradors.

Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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