Gateway Airport Garden Hotel
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- Minbar in room
- Swimming pool
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
TravelPod Member ReviewsGateway Airport Garden Hotel Katunayake
Trying to put attention to detail, but it is a typical Middle Eastern lack of finishing things off. Also, the smell of humidity and mould pervade the country, but that is to be expected in the tropics.
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