The Kingsbury Hotel - Colombo

ex. Ceylon Continental

48, Janadhipathi Mawatha,Colombo 01, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 10732  show map
 5 stars
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The Kingsbury Hotel - Colombo

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Valet parking

Luggage storage

Luggage storage

Locker room

24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Outdoor dining area

Poolside snack bar

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Welcome drink

Cafe

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Overview

The Kingsbury Hotel is rated 5 stars and provides visitors with an ATM, a beauty salon and free parking. Renovated in 2012, this prestigious hotel offers accommodation in a 10-story Dutch building.

The hotel is set in the center of a business area around 30 minutes' walk of R. Premadasa Stadium, Zoological Gardens and St Anthony s Church Kochikade Colombo. The property is set within 1 km distance from Colombo city center.

Enclosed by a museum, a tower and a temple, the hotel offers a spectacular view over the sea.

A 15-minute walk from Slave Island Railway train station. There is Bandaranayake airport at a 30 km distance.

Rooms

The property provides classic guestrooms including king suite, premium one-bedroom double room and executive single room. Some rooms come with a view of the Indian Ocean. They also comprise en suite bathrooms appointed with a hairdryer, a Jacuzzi and a shower.

Eat & Drink

The on-site gourmet restaurant tempts guests with European dishes. The café bar provides snacks and pizza along with refreshing drinks. Guests can dine at The Ocean, The Kingsbury and Yue Chuen located within 5 minutes' walk away.

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

Services

The on-site limousine rentals help to explore the area.

Relax

There are a spa centre, a treatment room and a sauna as well as steam baths, foot massage and beauty therapy available for guests' relaxation. On-site fitness facilities include a gym and a fitness center.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   10.  Number of rooms:   229.

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Facilities

General

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

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Tennis
  • Squash

Services

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

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Exhibition space
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • DVDs/ Videos for children
  • Children's pool
  • Children's play area
  • Kids club
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Live entertainment
  • Garden area
  • Barbeque grills
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Steam room
  • Jacuzzi
  • Body scrub
  • Facial
  • Treatment room
  • Body wraps
  • Back massage
  • Reflex massage
  • Head massage
  • Full body massage
  • Foot massage
  • Library

Room view

  • Sea view
  • City view
  • Harbor view
  • Ocean view

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror
  • Bathroom telephone

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Bedroom

  • Paid bed linen & towels
  • Down comforter
  • Electric blankets

Media

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

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-in

  • from  12 pm

Check-out

  • until  2 pm

Children and extra beds

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

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel The Kingsbury Hotel - Colombo Colombo location
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Hotel Address:

48, Janadhipathi Mawatha,Colombo 01, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 10732

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City Center
  • Colombo
    3300 ft
Airports
  • Bandaranayake (CMB)
    17.4 mi
Train Stations
  • Slave Island Railway Station
    4600 ft
  • Maradana Railway Station
    1.6 mi
Restaurants
  • Galle Face Hotel Restaurant
    500 ft
  • Sky Lounge (cuisine: Asian)
    200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  2 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    10
  • Number of rooms:
    229

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Rooms and availability

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Premium Single Room
Bed type: 1 Single bed or King-size bed or Double bed
Size: 465 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
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Deluxe|PREMIUM OCEAN View + Full Board

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    Premium One-Bedroom King Room
    Bed type: King-size bed
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      Club Suite
      Size: 510 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
      • Bathtub
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        Standard Double Room
        Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds
        Size: 250 sq. feet
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          King Suite
          Bed type: King-size bed
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            Suite
            Bed type: King-size bed or 1 Single bed or Double bed
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            Suite|OCEAN VIEW SUITE + Half Board

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              Superior Double Room
              Bed type: King-size bed or Double bed or 1 Single bed
              Size: 250 sq. feet
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              Superior|SUPERIOR KING SEA VIEW

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                Superior King Room
                Bed type: King-size bed
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                Superior|SUPERIOR KING SEA VIEW

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                Deluxe Room
                Bed type: King-size bed or Twin beds or 1 Single bed or Double bed
                Size: 250 sq. feet
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                Deluxe|DELUXE OCEAN VIEW + Full Board

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                  Executive Room
                  Bed type: 1 Super King-size bed or 1 Single bed or King-size bed
                  Size: 250 sq. feet
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                  • Air conditioning
                  • Shower
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                  Deluxe|EXECUTIVE OCEAN VIEW + Full Board

                  Room facilities
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                    Executive King Room
                    Bed type: King-size bed
                    Size: 250 sq. feet
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                    • Shower
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                      Presidential King Suite
                      Bed type: King-size bed
                      Size: 1015 sq. feet
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                      Presidential Suite
                      Bed type: King-size bed
                      Size: 1015 sq. feet
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                        How to reach hotel

                        hotel The Kingsbury Hotel - Colombo Colombo location
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                        Hotel Address:

                        48, Janadhipathi Mawatha,Colombo 01, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 10732

                        Get directions
                        City Center
                        • Colombo
                          3300 ft
                        Airports
                        • Bandaranayake (CMB)
                          17.4 mi
                        Train Stations
                        • Slave Island Railway Station
                          4600 ft
                        • Maradana Railway Station
                          1.6 mi
                        Restaurants
                        • Galle Face Hotel Restaurant
                          500 ft
                        • Sky Lounge (cuisine: Asian)
                          200 ft
                        Hotel information
                        • Check-in:
                          from  12 pm
                        • Check-out:
                          until  2 pm
                        • Year renovated:
                          2012
                        • Number of floors:
                          10
                        • Number of rooms:
                          229

                        Hotel Awards

                        Sri LankanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedColomboThe Kingsbury

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

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                        What's nearby

                        Popular areas

                        • Dutch Hospital - Colombo - 400 ft
                        • Colombo Rowing Club - 2000 ft
                        • City Center - 3000 ft

                        Places of interest

                        • Central Bank of Sri Lanka - 400 ft
                        • Crescat Boulevard - 1.1 mi
                        • Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct - 1.3 mi
                        • Kollupita Railroad Station - 1.5 mi
                        • Temple de la dent - 1.6 mi
                        • Paradise Road - 1.7 mi

                        Train stations

                        • Slave Island Railway Station - 4300 ft
                        • Maradana Railway Station - 1.6 mi

                        Amusement

                        • Colombo City - 1.6 mi

                        Monuments and Landmarks

                        • World Trade Center - Sri Lanka - 400 ft
                        • Khan Clock Tower - 2700 ft
                        • Jami Ul-Alfar Mosque - 3700 ft
                        • Galle Face Green - 4600 ft
                        • Colombo Harbour - 1.1 mi
                        • Gangaramaya Buddhist Temple - 1.5 mi
                        • Colombo Town Hall - 1.9 mi

                        Stadiums

                        • Sugathadasa Stadium - 2.1 mi
                        • R Premadasa Stadium - 2.1 mi

                        Museums

                        • Colombo Dutch Museum - 3300 ft
                        • National Art Gallery - 2.0 mi
                        • Srilanka National Museum - 2.1 mi

                        Parks

                        • Viharamahadevi Park - 1.8 mi

                        Business areas

                        • Colombo World Trade Center - 400 ft

                        Public parking

                        Marina

                        • Beira Lake - 4600 ft

                        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 - 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

                          • Semondu - 500 ft

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

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

                          • 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

                          Hotel information
                          • Check-in:
                            from  12 pm
                          • Check-out:
                            until  2 pm
                          • Year renovated:
                            2012
                          • Number of floors:
                            10
                          • Number of rooms:
                            229

                          Hotel Awards

                          Sri LankanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedColomboThe Kingsbury

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

                          Use Badge

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                          The Kingsbury Reviews

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

                          Average guest rating

                          7.4out of 10
                          Very good
                          Based on 77 reviews

                          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 The Kingsbury Hotel - Colombo Colombo location
                          Show big map »

                          Hotel Address:

                          48, Janadhipathi Mawatha,Colombo 01, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 10732

                          Get directions
                          City Center
                          • Colombo
                            3300 ft
                          Airports
                          • Bandaranayake (CMB)
                            17.4 mi
                          Train Stations
                          • Slave Island Railway Station
                            4600 ft
                          • Maradana Railway Station
                            1.6 mi
                          Restaurants
                          • Galle Face Hotel Restaurant
                            500 ft
                          • Sky Lounge (cuisine: Asian)
                            200 ft
                          Hotel information
                          • Check-in:
                            from  12 pm
                          • Check-out:
                            until  2 pm
                          • Year renovated:
                            2012
                          • Number of floors:
                            10
                          • Number of rooms:
                            229

                          Hotel Awards

                          Sri LankanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedColomboThe Kingsbury

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

                          Use Badge