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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent one night at the Kingsbury in Colombo, Sri Lanka. From the moment you step in, you become aware that the staff want to help, serve and ensure your stay is as pleasurable as possible. Rooms are very well equipped with nothing left out. We had a partial view of the ocean but that was good enough. Soundproofing is good... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The service at this hotel was fantastic. The staff helped us with anything we requested but the price was a bit much in my opinion. We heard the hotel is newer that most so the pricing is still a bit much and they are going to get cheaper as time goes along.

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

Dear Alestravels, 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 your nice comments about the hotel.. I look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel should your travels do... More

Hong Kong, China
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We booked for 3 people but we're given a room for 2 without a third bed. Aside from this, the staff were very friendly and helpful, we were given drinks on arrival and the buffet breakfast was excellent. Lazing by the pool was very relaxing with good poolside service. The concierge was helpful ordering us an airport transfer and when... More

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

Dear Alallover, 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

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I visited Sri Lanka with my family for a weeks holiday. In Colombo my travel agent recommended Kingsbury and I must say I had a great experience staying there. The positives first. Cleanliness, the rooms are very quiet, the power outlets are ample, the bathrooms are well stocked and the towels didn't smell. The Breakfast spread is worth mentioning and... More

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

Dear PinakiBanerjee, 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

Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Kingsbury for 2 nights. This is a pretty hotel with a grand portico and entrance, decked with marble, particularly beautiful lit up at night. the kingsbury is strategically located at one end of colombo's coastline. Rooms on the front facade have an excellent view of the curved beautiful coastline and the Galle Face green. The rooms on... More

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

Dear Deepak 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 look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel should your... More

Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 2 nights at the Kingsbury. It was wonderful. The staff is very attentive, rooms are nice, beds are comfy, rain showers in the bathrooms. The marble entrance and doormen in white suits are a big overwhelming, even a bit too opulent, but the smiles made up for any doubts. The hotel is just in front of the ocean... More

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

Dear Gilmore W, 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

Newcastle, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Kingsbury is a great place to stay in Colombo. We spent our last night there and really enjoyed it. The rooms are spotless and well laid out, the staff extremely efficient and attentive to your needs. The Ocean restaurant has superb fresh seafood, not to mention happy hour(or 2) in the bar. The Sky bar is also well worth... More

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

Dear Nern2014, 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

Kuwait City, Kuwait
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Kingsbury is definitely a 5 star establishment. You receive a welcome drink upon check in where late check out was also offered. The service was impeccable! The view from the Sky Lounge is wonderful- unfortunately the security guard wouldn't allow me to take pictures the next morning. Hats off to the Concierge service. I'm a female travelling solo and... More

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

Dear MsNoel, 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 am sorry to hear that the security at the roof top did... More

Motherwell, Scotland, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had booked a four night stay but ended up cutting our other hotel stay short to return to the Kingsbury. On arrival you are met at the doors by the concierges all I'm immaculate attire and escorted over to check in, which was very swift and pleasant experience.The hotels lobby is immaculate,done in white marble with huge crystal chandeliers.... More

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

Dear David B, 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. Your articulate assessment of the hotel and it's services are a credit... More

Oslo, Norway
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Kingsbury looks impressive, but then there are many things not as should be expected at this 5 star level. Now a building site just in front is reducing my beach front room experience also. Quality control: safe didn't work. Iron didn't work. Odd routines: laundry has to be paid cash at the door. Restaurant not 5 star: lot's of staff... More

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

Dear Tore F, Thank you for taking the time to write a review with regards to your recent stay at The Kingsbury Hotel, much appreciated. As you were registered without a credit card imprint, all services were only on a cash basis. My apologies for the breakfast issues, I have taken it up with the relevant section head. I look... 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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