Stayed 2 Nights. 1/27-28 Had a long layover in Columbo On the 28th which started at noon. We booked the room for 2 nights to ensure that it would be ready when we got there and we would not have to wait for a check in time. Planned to check out around 11 PM The that day for our flight. Hotel is listed as right near airport, and had a shuttle. Actually it is about 10 minutes from the airport in a residential neighborhood with nothing around. No restaurants, stores…nothing. The room itself was OK, totally bare bones but with shared bathroom. By 5 PM we were pretty hungry and even though our flight had been delayed until 3AM we decided to check out so we could and go back to the airport to eat, and wait in the lounge for our flight. Our host took us back and only while we were in the car on the way back did the owner / driver inform us that the charge for the shuttle was 4,000 Rupees! WHICH WAS MORE THAN THE PRICE OF THE ROOM FOR BOTH NIGHTS! (we stayed a total of 5 hours) and a complete ripoff especially by Sri Lankan standards. Up until this point no price for the shuttle was ever mentioned. Luckily we had some SL Rupees left and handed over the ransom or I’m sure we would have been kicked out in the street with all our luggage. In 9 days in Sri Lanka, it was by far the most outrageous price for anything. There are better places to stay, closer to the airport. If you must lock down the shuttle price and bring a sandwich. I would advise you to STAY AWAYA FROM HOUSE OF SEYA.