The Kingsbury Hotel - Colombo

ex. Ceylon Continental

48 Janadhipathi Mawatha, 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

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

Turkish bath

Reflex massage

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

Overview

Kingsbury - Colombo is a 5-star spectacular hotel offering a breathtaking view of the Indian Ocean. Renovated in 2012, the hotel features classical architecture.

Major Colombo sights, such as Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct, Colombo Harbour and R. Premadasa Stadium are located nearby. The hotel is set 150 meters away from World Trade Center - Sri Lanka, Central Bank of Sri Lanka and Galle Face Green .

Guests will find embassies and banks in the neighborhood.

The property enjoys perfect location within a 30-minute drive to Bandaranayake airport.

Rooms

Each of the 229 luxurious rooms comes with a laptop-size safe, cable TV with on-demand movies, a balcony, individual climate control and a DVD player as well as an electric kettle, coffee/tea makers and a microwave. Bath sheets, terry bathrobes and a separate shower can be found in all bathrooms.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the bar each morning. The hotel has an ideal restaurant serving European meals. Guests can try tea and coffee served in the poolside bar.

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

Services

This property offers a baggage storage, a cash machine and free parking along with a meeting room, a business center and an exhibition space to answer the needs of all guests.

Relax

The on-site treatments feature Turkish steam bath and reflex massage. Such activities as lawn tennis and squash are also provided.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

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

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid on-site 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

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • 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
  • Doctor on call
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine 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
  • Exhibition space
  • 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
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

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

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
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Rollaway beds
  • 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

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
  • 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

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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
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

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Best Luxury Hotels in Sri Lanka

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Rooms and availability

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Premium Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or 1 Super King-size bed and 1 Sofa bed or King-size bed
Size: 465 sq. feet
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    Club Suite
    Size: 510 sq. feet
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      Double Room
      Bed type: Double bed or Double bed or Twin beds
      Size: 250 sq. feet
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      Double Room

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        Suite
        Bed type: Double bed or King-size bed
        Size: 510 sq. feet
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          Superior Double Room
          Bed type: Double bed or King-size bed or Twin beds or King-size bed
          Size: 250 sq. feet
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            Deluxe Double Room
            Bed type: Double bed or King-size bed or Twin beds or Double bed or Twin beds
            Size: 250 sq. feet
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            Double or Twin DELUXE

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              Executive Room
              Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or King-size bed or Twin beds or Double bed
              Size: 250 sq. feet
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              Double or Twin OCEAN VIEW-EXECUTIVE

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                Presidential Suite
                Bed type: King-size bed
                Size: 1015 sq. feet
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                  Ocean Suite
                  Size: 510 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, 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

                    • 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

                    Convention centers

                    • Dutch Hospital - Colombo - 400 ft
                    • Colombo Rowing Club - 2000 ft

                    Shopping areas

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

                    • Colombo World Trade Center - 400 ft

                    Museums

                    • Viharamahadevi Park - 1.8 mi

                    Parks

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

                    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 (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

                      • 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

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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 69 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, 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