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The Kingsbury

4.5 of 5 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
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Muscat, Oman
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Was my first stop while in Sri Lanka, and was blown away by the sheer magnificence of the place. Extremely posh hotel, and situated just 2 minutes from the Dutch Hospital and many other popular landmarks. Good choice of breakfast as well. A high end hotel, if you are looking for luxury.

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

Dear VeenaJ1987, 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 

Chennai (Madras), India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent Location and room services was awesome, we stayed 2 nights from 24th to 26th Jan 2015. Had a nice beach view from our room.Breakfast spread is fantastic and enormous which you can gorge into every morning. They have multiple variety of F&B outlets too choose from and also very well located in Colombo. Roof top "Sky Lounge" is amazing... More 

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Dear Rajuthetravellounge, 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 

Breda, The Netherlands
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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Hotel Kingsbury is a five star hotel and situaded near the Dutch Hospital. Location mapwise is great, but the constructionsite in front of the pool (between the ocean and the hotel/road) is noisy and takes away the view. Appearantly they are building a new boulevard and extent the beach. Staff is friendly and helpfull. Hotel Kingsbury has a bakery inside,... More 

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

Dear Stifke, 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. I look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel should your travels do bring you back to Colombo. Kind regards, Maurice Cook General... More 

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42 reviews 42 reviews
36 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in this hotel for 2 nights, and i can say they have good rooms and nice bed and bathroom. Rooms are clean and the hotel was recently renovated. I would come back again if i have the opportunity to visit colombo. Had a nice beach view from my room.

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

Dear JuJu-Dubai, 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 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic time at the hotel. Good well equipped rooms ( we booked an executive room) which came with lot of benefits and sea view hence it was worth it. Perhaps the room size was slightly on the smaller side for an executive room. Breakfast spread is fantastic and enormous which you can gorge into every morning. They... More 

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Dear nulz02, 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 the add-ons not given to you at check in, I... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is good in terms of location,service, and the food is also very good for Non Vegetarians but very little option for Vegetarians, I think if they will improve in Veg food it would be still better.

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

Dear Kiran6466, 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 have noted your comment with regards to the vegetarian food, we do... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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206 reviews 206 reviews
32 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here last night, our last night in Sri Lanka & were fortunate enough to be upgraded to a suite. The room was stunning. The amenities are really good, we had a great sleep (bed was comfortable and it was quiet.) We had their afternoon tea buffet yesterday which was really good. At about $15AUD each, it was good... More 

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Dear 5035Michael, 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 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we've been staying in various hotels and resorts across SL for the past three weeks, and i think we've found the one that we will be coming back to. recently upgraded with modern finishes and a miami-esque pool, but the standout is the internet (which is first thing i check at a new hotel) - the hotel offers in room... More 

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Dear Bahi K, 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 have noted your comment on Rasika, I have given him a... More 

Hawalli, Kuwait
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72 reviews 72 reviews
8 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had originally booked here but cancelled when is emailed reservations 5 times about a sofa couch and did not receive one reply over two months. But we did have dinner here and it was great. The hotel looked newer than other places in the city and staff service was great. Mahinda of the travel desk even helped us one... More 

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

Dear Aneesa P, Thank you for taking the time to write a review with regards to your recent diner visit to The Kingsbury Hotel, much appreciated. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your diner with us and thank you for your nice review. I have noted your comment on the poor reservations service that lead you to stay... More 

Bangalore
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97 reviews 97 reviews
33 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived just before midnight for a 2 night stay. The hotel itself is spacious, elegant and well kept. Rooms are basic and clean but the view is un-charming. Breakfast bar is lavish and the waiters work really hard attending to everyone. Special mention also for the housekeeping, the front desk and doormen. Everyone seems to be pleasant and ready... More 

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

Dear Harsingar, 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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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*
Number of rooms: 229
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Colombo
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#7 Spa Hotel in Colombo
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