Taj Samudra Colombo
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Adjoining Rooms
- Tennis Court
- Continental Breakfast
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
TravelPod Member ReviewsTaj Samudra Colombo
This hotel; is top of the range and pulled out all stops to make us feel welcome
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... bus designed for about 20 people so we could really spread out. The tour guide, Upali and the driver, Hector, met us just off the gangway. The first day we were going well inland from Colombo to Pinnawela, site of the Elephant Orphanage, and then to Kandy, the capital under the last king. Though not very far from Colombo (about 100 km), the drive was estimated to take about 3 hours because of traffic and construction. Luckily our guide was able to fill the time ...
... I haven’t been aware of British Leyland for years, but here is the Leyland emblem sitting proudly on the radiator and steering wheel, transporting me back to seventies Britain, to journeys on buses just like this; filthy billowing diesel fumes, narrow seats, greasy headrests. I remember how it feels to be six years old; wrapped in a duffle-coat, clutching my mother’s hand and a packet of Spangles, perpetual sense of bewilderment and snotty nose. I look with ...
... great internet connections
LOWS: insanely crazy traffic and jams; soaking wet toilets and bathrooms; tuk tuk drivers who won't take no for an answer; mozzies (although there were less of these than expected!!); woodapple juice - a horrible brown kind of sludge!)
PHOTOS: check out 5 of my favourite photos from Sri Lanka :-)
-Sri Lanka was made special in particular by the people - they are all absolutely ...
... lots of sofas and only a little dance floor, but nice enough definitely how the people with more money on Sri Lanka so a very different experience, the other weird thing is that the people with money speak English it's what they are bought up speaking, although when you listen to them speaking between themselves it sounds like a forgein language even though it is English. We ended the night by having breakfast at a big hotel, called the Cinnamon Gardens obviosouly well ...
Early start with breakfast in the cabin, we're on a tour this morning and meeting up with E&P at 8:30 in the Curzon, by all accounts there are some rough buses today, so it's like Pago Pago where the AC was open windows ;-) Breakfast done and down to our coach, we got a good one, reasonably new with AC and everything ;-) There were a few small older ones but we're ok ;-) Headed off into Colombo which was pretty much as expected, a lot of poverty ...