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The Kingsbury

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   48, Janadhipathi Mawatha, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #12 of 33 Hotels in Colombo
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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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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amazing staff,great hospitality.it was uncles birthday, we wanted to surprise uncle and the staff supported us to arrange a place to cut the cake. Thank you for all staff members who helped us. Specially Mr mahesh (banquet manager) Food was delicious at harbour court!!! Recently visited the High tea with my friends it was really nice too. There were 20... More

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Sydney, Australia
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

An amazing oasis on the coast and away from the hustle and bustle of Colombo. Grand English architecture on the coast makes this hotel striking to look at. Sadly, the service wasn't as impressive, with a 30 minute wait at check-in and appalling drinks service around the pool. Alas, it's important to remember where you are perhaps the service we... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went for tea with friends and once again had a wonderful tea It was my friends 25th wedding anniversary and Mr Godfrey Ravindra and his staff were so helpful with making sure that the cake I ordered which was your chocolate chip cake was brought to us on time and that we all had a great time The staff were... More

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Kingsbury for 2 nights at the start of our honeymoon. The room was very comfortable and we had a great view. Not sure how long this will last though as work begins on the new Chinese City being built towards the Ocean. All of the staff we met were very friendly and very helpful and service... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing location. Great pool and poolside bar. Rooftop bar had a great view and service for the evening. Rooms were really comfortable and could accommodate 3 people easily. Fabulous hot showers and taxi service from the airport was ideal!!

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

Dear Hailsk2411, 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had my wedding, a Sri Lankan wedding this month at Kingsbusy, I got the worst service ever. Starting from the coordinator,he was no use at all, he was never reachable via phone and had disappeared on event day. The things I had coordinated to him wasn't coordinated to other hotel staff. My wedding was an evening wedding and event... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner at Harbor Court Great attentive staff. Food was immensely flavorful, unique and delicious. We were treated with such great hospitality. The service was second to none. Thank you Iyantha and the team. keep up your excellent work. Ruklanthi

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

Dear Ruklanthi J, Thank you for taking the time to write a review with regards to your recent visit to The Kingsbury Hotel restaurant, much appreciated. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your meal and the special attention given by Iyantha. I look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Maurice Cook General Manager More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Kingsbury for one night on the way back from Safari and Beachfront holidaying through Sri Lanka. I did not use many of the hotel facilities, but I found it a more plesant stay than at the Cinnamon Grand, plus the room came with free wifi which was a plus. The hotel has a modern feel and... More

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

Dear Chantelle, 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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for my birthday dinner to the Ocean restaurant which was a first for me. Dilshan the F&B Manager came up to us & wanted to know what we would like...we told him to go ahead & order for us. The result was mind blowing his portion order was spot on. The food was delicious & when u do... More

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

Dear Sabrina J, Thank you taking the time to write a review on your positive experience at the Ocean Seafood Restaurant and Harbour Court Restaurant at The Kingsbury, much appreciated. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your experience at these two restaurants with special mention to Dilshan. I have personally thanked him. I look forward to welcoming you... More

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42 reviews 42 reviews
6 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Zero to carp about with this hotel. Superb service (not always easy to find in this part of the world), great seafood, excellent breakfast and a beautiful view from the hotel room. Really enjoyed the outside bar for a final cocktail after dinner.

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

Dear Chuck H, 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

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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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