The property is conveniently located in Colombo in a lovely residential area. Its strategic location ensures that guests can easily reach many local points of interest. The city's numerous attractions such as Barefoot, Paradise Road, Museum, Independence Square, Old Parliament, Galle Face Green, Vihara Mahadevi Park, Gangarama Temple,Old Dutch Hospital, the Fort Railway Station etc.
Away from the traffic and the noise in a residential neighbourhood, its only a 10- 15 minute ride to almost any location in town. Its a superb base to discover the exciting city of Colombo.
About the property
A double bed room...simply and beautifully decorated in white, with an attached bathroom,offers travelers a comfortable home. The room has a fan and is surrounded by trees making it comfortable. It accommodates two adults and a child.
Wi- Fi and hot water are free.The room comes with a mini library for those who enjoy reading. I have a small home office in the premises. The guests are given a key , so that they can get about freely at any time.
The room is also equipped with air conditioning. Its an optional facility available at an extra cost of Rs 1000 per night.
Breakfast is on the house and consists of fruits,eggs and toast alternated with traditional Sri Lankan food.
You have access to a separate dining area, while a fully equipped enables you to prepare your own meals if you so wish.
If you are travelling with children, we are happy to share our 6 year old daughters playroom and toys to keep your little one happy.
Linen and towels are provided and changed
every 3 days for long term visitors.
Airport pick up
Airport pick up can be arranged for US$ 22 Rs. 2500 and RS 300 for the highway toll. Payable in Sri Lankan rupees to the taxi service directly .
please send passenger names and flight information.
Check in and check out
check in time is flexible subject to the previous days booking , If there is no booing arrival time is flexible.
New White Charming Room
My second room available for you ( Similar listing) in the event the dates you require are unavailable please check the second listing under "New White Charming Room"
The lobby area is a common space for the guest to enjoy and relax.
Interaction with Guests
I am available most of the time when guest arrive. If i am not available by any chance,i will always be available on the phone. You may ask anyone in my home to get a call through to me if you need any help. You can even send me a message through the airbnb message thread and i will attend to your needs.
The house is located in a private lane behind the Bandaranayake Memorial Conference Hall. Its on Malalasekara Mawatha, also known as Longden Place. The main road that connects to Malalasekara Mawatha is Baudhaloka Mawatha. Its the road with the traffic lights, on the opposite side the Independents Arcade on Baudhaloka Mawatha. once you get to the top of Malalasekara Mawatha ( The one with the trafic light on top) as there are two.You proceed straight down passing the Chartered Institute of Accountants and Sri lanka Development Authority. ( With a Peoples Bank ATM outside) You will arrive at a T- junction. At The T- Juction turn right and take an immediate left at 30/74 (yellow metal gate) and take another immediate left after the speed bump to a private road. Its before the bridge. If you pass the bridge you have gone too far. The house is on the left hand side, 3/4 way down the road next to a big tree. Black gate. number is 30/12 a 1/1 Longden place Colombo 7.
You can hail down a tuk tuk on top of the private lane on which we live or anywhere on route to the main road. Its easily available, expect late in the night and early morning.
Smoking is permitted only in the balcony out door area and not inside the rooms.
If the guest are bringing outside people to the premises, I would need to be informed for safety reasons.
If the guest have any concerns or need clarity is best to speak to me ( your host) before making any adjustments. ( Eg changing rooms etc)
That's really a happy experience during we stayed with them. Gayathri & her family are warmly and kind. The room is clean and comfortable. She also introduce many local arts & crafts to us, which are very interesting. We will choose this good place if we come again.
Gayathri was a very nice host, made everything easy for us as we arrived in the middle of the night because of our flight. The breakfast was very good: a very tasty combination of western and srilankan breakfast. A beautiful house as well!
Eine Übernachtung für Kurzentschlossene :) war froh, dass wir trotz Feiertagen und später Stunde noch ein Schoenes Bett gefunden haben. Ihr Mann hat uns reingelassen und rumgeführt. Der ist ja sowas von cool :) alles toll, auch wenn das frühstück spaerlich ausfiel...
Gayathri's villa is amazing, well decorated with good taste as you saw in the photo. The place is a bit difficult to find as it located in a community yet she is very thoughtful prepared a little map helping us find way home easily. The restaurant she recommended is really worth to go. The breakfast at her home is also tasty and we had a nice talk during the breakfast, about local politics and economics. Very impressive. If I have more time, I am sure we could cover more topics and she can show me a real Sri Lanka in a deeper way.
Very positive experience. Felt safe and the room was clean and service by host was excellent. Thank you for a great stay - the first time I have used Airbnb
We spent three nights in this place in April. The room was very nice and spotlessly clean. Even though the house is not located in the main "tourist area", we actually prefered staying in this location as we had a chance to experience a nice residential area of Colombo.
Gayathri, the host, is very friendly and she prepared for us nice breakfast every morning. Gayathri also gave us some tips where to go in Colombo. Overall we had a nice experience and if we come to Colombo again we will happily book the room again.
Gayathri was a great host and the room was really nice. The house is located close to the central parts of Colombo with easy access to what one should experience in when visiting. All in all me and my girlfriend where very satisfied and are grateful for Gayathri's hospitality and service.
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Hi I am Gayathri, i'm married to Malsri and we have a 6 year old daughter, Amaya.
I'm in advertising and run a home office. I enjoy working for clients who appreciate creative thinking and gives us a space to think.
Malsri is a tea taster and is an avid reader.
We welcome you to our home for a comfortable stay and experience the way we live in Sri Lanka.