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The Kingsbury

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48, Janadhipathi Mawatha | Colombo 1, Colombo 00100, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hospitality is great, it starts from the airport reception staff to the housekeeping staff. Every one greets with a smile. The rooms are the best maintained it can be. Sea view is also good but you need to stay from the 4th floor. Fantastic food, the restaurants serve great food. The sea feed resturant on the top floor is the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Perfect for a 3-4 day stop be, it for tour or for work. Well planned rooms , large variety of cuisines laid out, well prepared drinks and good service quality..:D the hotel is located at a prime location :) Totally recommended for all. ..!!!

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Seychelles
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 4 nights there. Great hotel. clean, spacious rooms. chose to stay on the 8 floor is you can. amazing sea view.Breakfast buffet is excellent. As well as the international buffet in the evening. so much choices. staff very friendly. will definitely go back.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I only stayed one night, but will certainly return ! I was impressed by the room, a very comfortable bed and nicely designed bathroom. The buffet restaurant was good, excellent choice of food with freshly cooked options which is nice. I had dinner and breakfast there and cannot fault it. The roof top bar is fun, with a great view... More 

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Dinithi S, Public Relations Manager at The Kingsbury, responded to this review

Dear AdrianmwH, Thank you for the compliments! It is indeed rewarding to note The Kingsbury has delivered on all fronts. Judging by your comments, our wish will come true too when you return. We look forward to welcoming you back soon and wish you the very best! With warm regards, Dinithi More 

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

had a awesome time at kingsbury pool side. Mr.kavindu and mr.saman gave us a great service. We felt comfortable and well served. Should appreciate staff like these people compare to the service we get in other places in sri lanka. Keep it up guys....

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Dinithi S, Public Relations Manager at The Kingsbury, responded to this review

Dear Nuwan E, The Pool Cafe team and the F&B Manager join me in thanking you for the compliments and we hope you will find the time to patronise the other restaurants too. We look forward to welcoming you back and wish you the very best! With warm regards, Dinithi More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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14 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best Hotels in Colombo, cleanliness, hospitality and food. I am a regular here and enjoy my stay, specially the large breakfast spread. Try the buffet dinner. Rooms are very neat and the housekeeping team makes your stay very comfortable.

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Dinithi S, Public Relations Manager at The Kingsbury, responded to this review

Dear Rajeev K, Thank you for your compliments and continued patronage. We're privileged to be your 'Sri Lankan home'. As per your recommendation, Harbour Court - our international cuisine restaurant serves an unparalleled buffet spread for breakfast, lunch and dinner aimed at giving our guests the best possible choice in flavours and highest quality by way of produce. We look... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Its one of royal shades hotel with great interior design . It was great presentation on wedding quite big hall . Service was amazing .Food was delicious too.Bathroom was clean .free wifi.I love the view

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Dinithi S, Public Relations Manager at The Kingsbury, responded to this review

Dear RWJanssen, Thank you for having chosen The Kingsbury! Your compliments, as well as the other comments will go a long way in motivating our teams and improving our service. As very rightly mentioned by you, The Kingsbury is a modern classic and we have set out to bring back 'good old fashioned' hospitality; where guests were treated with respect... More 

Basel, Switzerland
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48 reviews 48 reviews
21 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cocktail upon arrival, the warm welcome and classic features gives you the sensation of stepping back into the (good old) times of top service with modern features. This former InterContinental hotel now definitely has the Sri Lanka flavour in full. The rooms are well appointed and maintained, the buffet is exemplary, service is friendly and efficient. Only the seafood... More 

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Dinithi S, Public Relations Manager at The Kingsbury, responded to this review

Dear RWJanssen, Thank for having chosen The Kingsbury! Your compliments and other comments will go a long way in motivating our teams and improving our service. As you have very rightly mentioned, The Kingsbury is a modern classic and we have set out to bring back 'good old fashioned' hospitality; treat our guests with utmost respect and dignity. We look... More 

New York City, New York
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13 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently stayed here for 3 nights, I arrived from the airport at 6am and they let me check in early. The bed was comfortable, wifi worked great. The manager even brought me chocolate cake with "happy birthday" written on it on my birthday! They gave me a late checkout also. Wonderful, friendly service. My only complaint is the music, loud... More 

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Dinithi S, Public Relations Manager at The Kingsbury, responded to this review

Dear allisonsarahjoyce, Firstly, our sincere apologies for the disturbances due to noise. You can be assured that it will not happen again as we have taken strict action in this regard. Despite that, it was nice of you to have paid us such a tribute by sharing the personalised service you received. We're delighted and thankful. We hope your travels... More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Currently staying here. Looks good from outside but having to put up with thumping loud music into the late night/early hours. No room sound proofing. Bad poolside food/drink service. Hotel seems more interested in providing wedding receptions (many per day) than looking after business guests. Wifi slow and patchy. Below average hotel

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Dinithi S, Public Relations Manager at The Kingsbury, responded to this review

Dear Graham T, We're extremely sorry to note your experience and please get in touch with me asap as you're currently in-house. This is when we can iron out any shortcomings and ensure your stay is perfect. My email is mgrccpr@thekingsburyhotel.com or you may have the operators connect you to my mobile from the room phone. Please be assured we... More 

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