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The Kingsbury

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   48, Janadhipathi Mawatha, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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77 reviews 77 reviews
37 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fist glance the hotel looks good. Nice lobby and restaurant. The outdoor area is nice but close to a road and a parking area making it a bit strange and not very nice place. The rooms are ok. Not to big but they have every comfort. The restaurant looks great but everything is just not it. The busloads with tourist... More

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Sydney
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59 reviews 59 reviews
42 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed at the Kingsbury twice during my recent trip to Sri Lanka. The room we had was large with comfortable beds and a nice bathroom, especially the shower. The service was excellent in all regards, when i needed help finding a doctor Mr Priyantha showed genuine concern for my health, and also followed up when he saw me later.... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were staying in the hotel but booked and went for the High Tea thinking it will be table service. Very disappointed to find a Buffett. The scones were very small and hard and overall did not reflect a high tea at all.

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Maurice C, General Manager at The Kingsbury, responded to this review

Dear JJ1701, Thank you for taking the time to write a review with regards to your recent visit to The Kingsbury Hotel for High Tea, much appreciated. We do not just serve the traditional high tea which would come on a three tier tray table service with juice/coffee, we provide a large variety of items on a buffet including all... More

Goa Velha, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Kingsbury's changed a lot since the 1980- s when it was the Colombo Intercontinental. Very glitzy now and a view over the water is always nice. Very busy hotel...weddings, conventions etc...so not the place for a quiet, cozy holiday. But easy to get in and out of, comfortable rooms, friendly staff. Standard food.

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Maurice C, General Manager at The Kingsbury, responded to this review

Dear Dhritiman2014, Thank you for taking the time to write a review with regards to your recent stay at The Kingsbury Hotel, much appreciated. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for giving us an excellent rating and praise. I look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel should your travels... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a the best hotel so far I have stayed in Sri Lanka, Colombo. The suite itself was amazing. The view was stunning. The design & facilities are simply wow. I really enjoyed the pool. It was so beautiful. And the beast thing was getting a surprised cake to celebrate my B' Day. Thank you all, management & staffs... More

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Maurice C, General Manager at The Kingsbury, responded to this review

Dear I-Mubarak, Thank you for taking the time to write a review with regards to your recent stay at The Kingsbury Hotel, much appreciated. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and liked the surprise birthday wishes and thank you for giving us an excellent rating and praise. I look forward to welcoming you back... More

London, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My partner and I recently stayed in The Kingsbury as part of our tour in Sri Lanka. On arrival we were very impressed with the hotel; the lobby was decorated in grand fashion and the rooms were well appointed, modern and clean. The floor to ceiling window provided a lovely view of the sun setting over the sea. But by... More

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Maurice C, General Manager at The Kingsbury, responded to this review

Dear Emily S, Thank you for taking the time to write a review with regards to your recent stay at The Kingsbury Hotel, much appreciated. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and have noted your comment about the breakfast buffet, rather surprising as we normally receive high praise for the food in the hotel.... More

Colombo, Sri Lanka
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We simply loved the High Tea of Kingsburry Hotel . Comparative to many other hotels in colombo the spread of foods and desserts was amazing. There was a variety of foods and desserts which were so tempting and its worth for the price considering all facts as the atmosphere , music and the sunset . Staff were friendly and help... More

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Maurice C, General Manager at The Kingsbury, responded to this review

Dear Harshi H , Thank you for taking the time to write a review with regards to your recent visit to The Kingsbury Hotel for High Tea, much appreciated. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit and thank you for giving us an excellent rating and praise. I look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice and service is good. Everything is in order, from lobby to restaurants it's well organized. Working in a hotel myself, I know the drill, it's front office team are ready for help anytime. Clean, tidy, well attended and blessed with a beautiful sea view too. Good team.

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Maurice C, General Manager at The Kingsbury, responded to this review

Dear sharaf f, Thank you for taking the time to write a review with regards to your recent stay at The Kingsbury Hotel, much appreciated. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for giving us an excellent rating and praise. I look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel should your... More

2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed for 3 days at the Executive floor level. Was given a room with not to great a view. On request for a better room with a view the staff accomadated us immediately. Really appreciated that. The service was impeccable. The advantage of staying on the executive floor was that we could have our breakfast there itself and the happy... More

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Maurice C, General Manager at The Kingsbury, responded to this review

Dear Jaideep S, Thank you for taking the time to write a review with regards to your recent stay at The Kingsbury Hotel, much appreciated. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for giving us an excellent rating and praise. My apologies for any inconvenience caused due to a communication problem between... More

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Yesterday was my cousin sister's birthday. So first we decided to celebrate it at Cinnamon Grand as usual. But luckily we changed our minds to have a birthday party at Kingsbury since we never held a party there after its recent upgrade. We booked Harbour court as our party venue and that place was amazing. About 65 of invitees were... More

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Maurice C, General Manager at The Kingsbury, responded to this review

Dear Yasas G, Thank you for taking the time to write a review with regards to your recent visit to The Kingsbury Hotel Harbour Court restaurant, much appreciated. I am glad to hear that you were extremely satisfied with all the arrangements made for your cousins birthday party and the courteousness of the staff. I look forward to welcoming you... More

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Address: 48, Janadhipathi Mawatha, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Kingsbury 4.5*
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