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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Pros: 1.The restaurant waiters and security staff were friendly,warm and caring. 2.The rooms were large and spacious. 3.Complimentary wifi was exceptional. Cons: 1.There are so many unnecessary furniture lying around the corridors making the place look like a garage. 2.TV is really small 3. Looks like the AC Vents were not cleaned in a long time .

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Thank Mohamed M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dear Sir Its a month since we booked into your hotel and we cannot forget the wonderful place and staff.  My son and I would like to thank everybody there who made our stay pleasant. The buffet breakfast was really good and the staff there were really nice to us. The room was perfect. The hotel restaurent also packed a... More 

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Thank Almira T
Kochi (Cochin), India
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

I accommodated HOTEL JANAKI, with my family last September '16 for a package tour arranged from INDIA, 2 double bed rooms, arrived hotel in the evening around 6 o clock, no one was there to receive, approached reception, received two rooms without cleaning, bathroom used condition, no double beds 2 small beds are arranged with bad bed sheets, room are... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This hotel the staff were friendly and helpful. The breakfast buffet was amazing. We didn't swim in the pool which was small and off the restaurant. The room was large but outdated. It was clean. Just needs a revamp. Would stay here again

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Thank Tina S
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

When i was in colombo i check this hotel from the booking.com site. and they show their room is very clean and comfortable. After i booked the hotel i realize that is not good as that picture. Bed is totally uncomfortable and bathroom is horrible. im not recommend this hotel because you can find nice and comfortable hotel for this... More 

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Karkala, India
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 September 2016

I booked this hotel despite poor reviews as it was close to my place of work/business. It was an average hotel at a slightly expensive price. It is better to book online in Indian currency through any travel portal, otherwise it is more expensive. The hotel is probably one of the oldest in Colombo, rooms were ok, they clean daily,... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

I stayed here because my conference was at this hotel si the organisers put us there. The 1st night we arrived at 3AM and have asked the receptionist if it is ok for us to go into our rooms now or we have to wait till the normal check-in time or we we pay for an extra half day charge.... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

Attended with friends for a get-together dinner. The service was ok and the food was alright for the function, though a bit expensive. There is a small car park in front of the hotel but could get filled up if there is a big group. If you are lucky, road side parking is available. There is only 1 lift (elevator)... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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Reviewed 16 May 2016

We (2 adults, and 2 kids, as tourists) arrived early (6 am) at this hotel, and the manager who initially said that there was no room available for early check-in, after talking to our local rented driver, gave us a just-checked out room by someone else. It was OK as we all needed to crash, and family was exhausted. They... More 

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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Reviewed 26 March 2016

If you are staying a night or a couple of it, then the hotel is ok. The breakfast, although not a big variety, is delicious, the staff good, rooms spacious and the location is great. But it ends here. The hotel gives you a felling of congestion and its not maintained greatly. The wifi is not reliable.

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: £40 - £62 (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.”
 of 5 bubbles VNarang, 15 May 2016 | Read review
“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,”
 of 5 bubbles Jeffyyc, 27 May 2014 | Read review
“stay away if you have better option”
 of 5 bubbles sujaypawar, 25 Dec 2013 | Read review
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