Pearl City Hotel
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We arrived in Colombo on 2nd June. It has been pouring rain & landslides & flooding etc have caused 16 deaths. We had to turn back from the freeway as it was under water and too dangerous and took a longer but much more scenic trip into the main city. We have been incredibly lucky with our weather and so I can't complain at this late stage …
We'll we just finished our time in Sri Lanka....after two plus weeks, I'm not ready to leave as there is still so much more to see and do! What comes to my mind in describing this place is one of my favorite Super-bowl treats....the Seven-layer dip...and no, Sri Lanka has nothing in common with this delicious Tex-Mex cuisine. It's how different one part of ...
... and only two of the boys had been able to turn up, so they did cancel lesson. We had been told that once the electric storm was over we would be able to go into the pool, so those who needed to get changed did, the rest of us had worn our swimming stuff anyway. By the time we could go in most people had lost their enthusiasm. so we decided to go back. By this time the two boys had all ready got into the pool, they knew they weren't having a lesson but looked ...
... cover 150km. We weaved our way through the market that we seemed to have been dropped into the middle of, dodging the vendors who were rattling out their respective sales pitches. One such guy was waving knives in Kim's face as we walked through. It may have been an attempted sale, but it looked more like something from a horror movie, as he held a cleaver up to her face. Understandably, Kim was a little freaked out! We took a Tuk Tuk through the ...
... they were uttering silent prayers.
just a few meters we were now in front of the holy ficus tree which
was cordoned off by a golden colored fence decorated with bright
bunting. Below it were thousands of fragrant flowers in bright
colors laying side by side, in what looked like an altar. Men and
women carrying vivid jar offerings and flowers, were parading around
the ficus tree. They were all silently ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPearl City Hotel Colombo
Well located but extremely dated hotel. Smelt of stale smoke and virtually no natural light. Seems to be a better version of same hotel across the road. Staff were helpful.
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