Kingsbury - Colombo Hotel

ex. Ceylon Continental

48 Janadhipathi Mawatha, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 10732  show map
 5 stars
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Kingsbury - Colombo Hotel

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Private beach

Beach access

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

Overview

This elegant five-star hotel is located in Colombo, Sri Lanka, offering lovely and comfortable accommodation for the guests of the area, both for business or leisure.

There are various types of rooms, a large business center, a sauna, a fitness center and a tennis club.

Every room includes comfortable furniture and a stylish décor.

The hotel offers a variety of dining options, including a luxurious restaurant and a summer terrace.

Year renovated   2012.  Number of rooms   229.

Rooms

The rooms are big, comfortable and have a wonderful décor. Every room includes a spacious bathroom, a cozy sitting area and a balcony. A mini-refrigerator, a mini-bar, a safe deposit box, cable TV, a telephone, a DVD player, a radio and a hairdryer are also at guests’ disposal.

Non-smoking rooms are also available.

Dining options

The buffet breakfast is USD 11.50 per person per night. Breakfast in the room is also possible. There are many restaurants and bars in the hotel, so everybody will surely find a dish he or she has never tried.

You can start your day with a buffet breakfast, which costs USD 11.50 per person per night. 

Services

The business center offers spacious meeting rooms and the up to date equipment. Fax, photocopying and Wi-Fi are also available. Besides, there are many business buildings nearby.

Leisure

To relax the guests may choose from the following: a spa and wellness salon, a fitness center, a tennis club and several boutiques.

Massage services are also worth trying.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • VIP check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Coffee shop
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Fireplace
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Exterior corridors
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

  • Free private hotel parking is possible on site.

Activities

  • Squash
  • Tennis

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Welcome drink
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Full board
  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Cafe
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/Child services
  • Children's play area
  • Children's pool
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Live entertainment
  • Night club
  • Fitness center
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Barbeque grills
  • Garden area
  • Library
  • Leisure/TV room

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Ocean view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Daybed
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Dining table

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Towels
  • Lighted makeup mirror

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator
  • Cookware/Kitchen utensils

Bedroom

  • Paid bed linen & towels
  • Premium bedding
  • Electric blankets

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • International calls
  • CD player
  • Plug adaptor
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

48 Janadhipathi Mawatha, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 10732

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City Center
  • Colombo
    3300 ft
Airports
  • Bandaranayake (CMB)
    17.4 mi
Restaurants
  • Galle Face Hotel Restaurant
    500 ft
  • Sky Lounge (cuisine: Asian)
    200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    229

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Rooms and availability

The rooms are big, comfortable and have a wonderful décor. Every room includes a spacious bathroom, a cozy sitting area and a balcony. A mini-refrigerator, a mini-bar, a safe deposit box, cable TV, a telephone, a DVD player, a radio and a hairdryer are also at guests’ disposal.

Non-smoking rooms are also available.

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      Size: 250 sq. feet
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                  How to reach hotel

                  hotel Kingsbury - Colombo Hotel Colombo location
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                  Hotel Address:

                  48 Janadhipathi Mawatha, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 10732

                  Get directions
                  City Center
                  • Colombo
                    3300 ft
                  Airports
                  • Bandaranayake (CMB)
                    17.4 mi
                  Restaurants
                  • Galle Face Hotel Restaurant
                    500 ft
                  • Sky Lounge (cuisine: Asian)
                    200 ft
                  Hotel information
                  • Check-In:
                    from  3 pm
                  • Check-Out:
                    until  11 am
                  • Year renovated:
                    2012
                  • Number of rooms:
                    229

                  Hotel Awards

                  Sri LankanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedColomboKingsbury - Colombo

                  According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                  Best Luxury Hotels in Sri Lanka

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                  Kingsbury - Colombo Location

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                  What's nearby

                  What's nearby.

                  Visit the beautiful Temple de la dent and explore the Colombo City, located 2km from the hotel.

                  In addition, the guests can attend the Regal cinema, situated in front of the hotel. Highway Dept, Shri Sambuddhaloka Vihara, World Trade Center, Dept of Island Revenue are also within the walking distance.

                  Popular areas

                  • City Center - 3000 ft

                  Places of interest

                  Amusement

                  • Colombo City - 1.6 mi

                  Local Attractions

                  • Law Courts of Hulftsdorp - 1.3 mi
                    Hulftsdorp, Colombo
                  • Zoological Gardens - 1.6 mi
                    Anagarika Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo
                  • Gem Museum - 1.8 mi
                    43 Ananda Coomaraswamy Mw (Green Path), Colombo
                  • Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple - 1.5 mi
                    61 Sri Jinaratana Road, Colombo
                  • Dewatagaha Mosque - 1.7 mi
                    Lipton's Circus, Colombo

                  Near the hotel

                  • Talangama Wetland - 1500 ft
                    Lake Road, Colombo

                    Restaurants Nearby

                    • Galle Face Hotel Restaurant - 500 ft

                      Address: 2, Galle road

                      71% likes this, based on 236 reviews
                      Price Range: USD 12 - USD 17

                    • The Ocean, The Kingsbury - 300 ft

                      Address: 48 Janadhipathi Mawatha,

                      76% likes this, based on 44 reviews
                      Cuisine: Seafood

                    • Semondu - 500 ft

                      Address: Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct, Bank Of Ceylon Mw, Cbo 1
                      Phone: 112441590

                      74% likes this, based on 93 reviews
                      Cuisine: Seafood, Asian, International, Fusion

                    • Sky Lounge - 200 ft

                      Address: 48 Janadhipathi Mawatha
                      Phone: +94 (11) 242-1221

                      51% likes this, based on 31 reviews
                      Cuisine: Asian

                    • Yue Chuen - 200 ft

                      Address: 48 Janadhipathi Mawatha
                      Phone: 011 2421221

                      60% likes this, based on 4 reviews
                      Cuisine: Chinese

                    Getting there.

                    To get to the hotel is possible by train or by taxi. The train station is nearby. Guests can also use a service of a shuttle bus.

                    Getting around.

                    There is a railways station close to the hotel. The parking is also available. You can also rent a car.

                    Hotel information
                    • Check-In:
                      from  3 pm
                    • Check-Out:
                      until  11 am
                    • Year renovated:
                      2012
                    • Number of rooms:
                      229

                    Hotel Awards

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                    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                    Best Luxury Hotels in Sri Lanka

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                    Kingsbury - Colombo Reviews

                    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Kingsbury - Colombo

                    Average guest rating

                    7.2out of 10
                    Very good
                    Based on 23 reviews

                    Rating by category:

                    Rooms
                    10.0
                    Value
                    8.0

                    Individual guest reviews

                    • Single
                      10.0

                      It was convenient for me and at the right price.

                      Everything was fine except there was a smell of smoke on the 8th floor when I thought I had a Non smoking room.

                    • Single
                      6.2

                      Personel was great, really helpfull and nice

                      This was probably a good hotel but it definitely got old now... AC was making lots of noise, I could see outside between the join of my windows and it was horribly humid in my room. Only one of the two elevators was working so you had to wait a looooooong time before you get a lift... And one last thing about the price

                    • Couple
                      7.4

                      There is no water hose. You will get a pot to clean your bottom. lol

                    • Family with children
                      2.8

                      Very poor hotel.bookig internet one rate after that they r charging more.all r fraud.don't go to this hottel.I Never seen in my life.this is not 5star hotel fesilities very poor hospitality.

                    • Group of friends
                      6.6

                      Tariff is on the higher side. Renovation work was inplace and too much of noice during day time

                    • Single
                      5.0

                      Th ereception was smart

                      Place is being over-hauled - I was there x 2 days - incessant banging by men with sledge hammers - from 09.00 to 18.00 as they demolished a building attached to the hotel - so all noise reverberated through the entire hotel. I appreciate that work is needed - but management had pushed the boat out (ha!) and had x 2 men doing the (manual) demolition. I pointed out that x 4 or x 6 men would at least get the job over and done with quicker - and this would be better for guests. Shrug of the shoulder from the manager. He really was not bothered. Oh - and the waiter in the bar - his trousers looked as if they had not been washed in weeks. So bad it quite put me off my lunch. Nothing really bad - just way off the standard you would expect. A lovely hotel that has clearly gone wrong.......

                    • Family with children
                      6.0

                      It is not similar to a 5 stars hotel.It needs a real renovation.

                    • Single
                      8.8

                      It was a very good atmosphere with lots of social activities, but also not too loud from the rooms.

                      It was a bit too expensive given the rooms.

                    • Older travelers
                      5.8

                      The good about this hotel its location is near the sea only.The rooms not like what you expect..I booked by 145 $ but thy ask me for 195$ and Every 30 minuets some one will nook your door for any service (thy need tips only).

                    • Older travelers
                      5.8

                      Location, comfort and oceon view.

                      Non professional management unmindful of the comitments with the guests and guest relation aspects of Hotel Management. Failing on this aspect eclipsed all other qualities.

                    • Group of friends
                      9.2

                      Very friendly staff, excellent location and nice food.

                      Everything was great.

                    • Single
                      7.8

                      Hotel charm was typically Sri Lankan. Being so close to Galle road along side the beach made it very attractive. The hotel is minutes from anywhere.

                      Hotel seemed tired and publci areas could do with a bit of a spruce up. The 2 elevators are not enough to keep up with guest traffic.

                    • Couple
                      4.2

                      location was safe

                      cleanliness, quality, smell, expensive services (european prices!!!)

                    • Older travelers
                      7.0

                      good view, the crew was so helpful and good food.

                      dirty toilets.

                    • Family with children
                      9.6

                      great swimming pool, coffee house has great selection and coffee/tea specialities! front desk made an early check in possible (10am) - wonderful with a child!

                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel Kingsbury - Colombo Hotel Colombo location
                    Show big map »

                    Hotel Address:

                    48 Janadhipathi Mawatha, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 10732

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • Colombo
                      3300 ft
                    Airports
                    • Bandaranayake (CMB)
                      17.4 mi
                    Restaurants
                    • Galle Face Hotel Restaurant
                      500 ft
                    • Sky Lounge (cuisine: Asian)
                      200 ft
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-In:
                      from  3 pm
                    • Check-Out:
                      until  11 am
                    • Year renovated:
                      2012
                    • Number of rooms:
                      229

                    Hotel Awards

                    Sri LankanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedColomboKingsbury - Colombo

                    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                    Best Luxury Hotels in Sri Lanka

                    Use Badge

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