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Taj Samudra Colombo

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   25, Galle Face Center Road, Colombo 03, Sri Lanka
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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London
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What can I say? This place rocks! The rooms are spacious and comfortable. We had a sea-facing view, with a spectacular view of the sunset, so most evenings I was out on the balcony! As with every Taj hotel, the service is always delivered promptly with a smile. It's conveniently located, walking distance to some shops, salons and other beach-facing... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

stayed with a group in this hotel from 23/8 to 25/8. the stay was very good, the staff was very helpful in guiding about the place to visit in colombo. the breakfast & the buffet spread was excellent, the drawback, which i noticed was, as a vegetarian, the dishes of veg & non veg were placed alternately instead of having... More

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Hyderabad
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel was beautiful, grand and made us absolutely feel at home. As we are from India, we got personalized food and service from the Chef exclusively which made our trip to Samudra memorable. Lovely Sri lankan and Indian food just when we were missing it back home. Looking forward to see the chef again sometime when we are back.

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Paris, France
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had an amazing stay at TAJ. Nice swimming pool, delicious food, comfortable room. And best staff I have ever met: incredibly nice, willing to make your stay as perfect as they can. I will definitely come back!!

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Rohit K, General Manager at Taj Samudra Colombo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your excellent review! We appreciate your compliments on hospitality, rooms and facilities. Look forward to serving you with more of our facilities. More

Faridabad, India
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I am a member at TAJ group of Hotels and stayed in Samudra third time for 4 consecutive nights from 21st august to 25th august 2014. Entire stay at the Renovated Club Floor was good though the smell of newly painted walls was a bit painful. The Front office manager Mr.Asiri Silva was very helpful and committed to serve. But... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are regulars at Taj Samudra. My family and I often visit Lattitude but have recently taken a liking to Pebbles (the coffee shop/bar). Pebbles is a calm, peaceful and quiet spot to hang out, enjoy a cup of coffee or to enjoy a great snack. Both of the managers are kind and helpful. We visit the place every now... More

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Rohit K, General Manager at Taj Samudra Colombo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Taj Samudra, Colombo! Thank you for sharing the experience of your recent visit to Pebbles and delighted to hear that you enjoyed the food, services and facilities. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! More

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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55 reviews 55 reviews
16 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Extremely impressed with the quality of the food and service provided at the Navarathna. In the order we placed except for one dish , everything else was absolutely delicious. The service at the restaurant is excellent, the staff is absolutely competent. They are committed to serve. Extra attention is paid to every customer, and they are able to answer any... More

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Rohit K, General Manager at Taj Samudra Colombo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from Taj Samudra, Colombo! Thank you for sharing your positive review on trip advisor. It was a pleasure to note your compliments and that you enjoyed the food, facilities and services at Navratna. Hope to see you again at Taj Samudra! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel faces the Galle Face Green extending a beautiful view of the Indian Ocean. The 300 different types of rooms offer you a great choice to suit your needs. The hotel has a good mix of dining options too. Taj hotels Colombo have recently refurbished their rooms which are comfortable and the attached bathrooms are furnished with modern amenities.... More

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Taj Samudra, Colombo! We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Taj Samudra and thank you for sharing your experience with us. It is indeed a delight to receive such wonderful feedback highlighting the service and facilities. We hope to welcome you back for another fantastic stay with us in the future! More

Hong Kong, China
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During our entire stay in Sri Lanka, we found our stay at the Taj Samudra the most enjoyable. The hotel is conveniently located, Very close to the beach and the city centre. The staff are friendly and always willing to assist. Considering that Taj is a 5 star hotel, I was a bit disappointed by the size of the swimming... More

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Taj Samudra, Colombo! Thank you for your great review of your stay at Taj. we are happy to note that you had a comfortable stay with us. we very much appreciate your encouraging feedback on our services and facilities. Hope to see you again soon. More

Baroda, Gujarat
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101 reviews 101 reviews
45 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a best hotel to stay upto other surrounding new properties opening/launching. Renovation is under progress at hotel room. Check for noise level present condition before book, because it may disturb you during your stay. Location of hotel is great and food is also great. Interior of rooms ok. Reception and lobby lounge is nice. BF is v.good with... More

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Dear Guest, Greetings from Taj Samudra, Colombo! We are pleased to note that you had a great time and enjoyed your stay with us! Thank you for your valued patronage. More

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Address: 25, Galle Face Center Road, Colombo 03, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Taj Samudra Colombo 4*
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Taj Samudra Colombo is located in the heart of the Colombo city, overlooking the azure waters of the Indian Ocean. The most stylish Executive category rooms are by far the best in design and comfort in the city of Colombo. Taj Samudra offers the following choice of food & beverage outlets – Latitude – all day dining restaurant serving Buffet for breakfast, lunch and dinner and a a choice of la carte specialties Navratna – Specialty Indian Restaurant catering to North Indian flavors Golden Dragon – Authentic Chinese Cuisine with a specialty in Sichuan Cuisine Steak & Grill House – Fine Dining Restaurant that offers the best Steaks in town MIX Bar – A game of pool, live sports and best of live entertainment over weekends Barbeque Terrace – an open air barbeque restaurant Lobby Lounge – Unwind over a snack, dessert or a quiet drink. In Room Dining – 24 hour room service Keeping in line with the changing times, Taj Samudra retains the colonial charm, heritage value, sense of space, privacy and luxuries for our esteemed guest. ... more   less 
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