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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 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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Prague, Czech Republic
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52 reviews 52 reviews
10 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Past Intercontinental and now Kingsbury. Nice rooms, kind and professional staff, wifi free and high speed. Good for business trips! Fully recommend. The hotel offer also "High tea" at 5p.m. with rich buffet and nice desserts

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked this room on our last night in Sri Lanka, it is a very nice hotel .Unfortunately the veiw was ruined by all the construction , but that is the only downside the room was nice and the buffet brekky was great. The pool and the surrounding area was really good .

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here as a couple for two nights before flying onto Male. The hotel itself is very modern and luxurious, with a lovely open feel to it. As soon as we arrived, we were greeted by lovely friendly staff, and a very quick check in! Just what you need after a long haul flight! The room was lovely and... More 

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Pune, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Rooms were good and spacious, washroom amenities was of a premium category. Nice view of the beach from the restaurant. They had a good spread of breakfast with lot of options. I personally liked the swimming pool area, a good place to spend the evening time. Be it be a business travel or leisure, its a good hotels too be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Check in process was so fast. Room was clean with very comfortable bed. Complementary wifi access was provided. Nice see view from window. Bathroom was clean. Location was very convenient; on the beach, and just few steps from world trade center. Staff were so helpful. Swimming pool was so nice. Check out process took just seconds. I will stay at... More 

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Daminda J, Director of Rooms at The Kingsbury, responded to this review

Dear Bader76, Thank you for taking the time to write a review with regards to your recent stay at The Kingsbury Hotel, much appreciated. I am very pleased to hear that you have enjoyed our hospitality like many of our guests who write reviews on tripadvisor. We are very happy that you have a very efficient Check-in and Check-out. It... More 

Doha, Qatar
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75 reviews 75 reviews
20 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's the Wandering Yank here. We stayed at The Kingsbury a couple of nights ago, our last night on a 2-week trek through Sri Lanka. It's a beautiful hotel. I'd been told it had been recently renovated, and the quality shows. There are gorgeous marble floors in the public areas, for example. Our room was similarly of very high quality,... More 

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

I have stayed a couple of times now, both times in a suite. With the exception of slow room service I couldn't fault the hotel. The staff and rooms are excellent. Watching the sunset from the sky bar or your room is a great way to start your evening!

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Tehran
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here for tow nights. Room was clean ( not very much ). Staffs were very kind and polite. I enjoyed there. Breakfast was very good and various but unfortunately coffee and tea were cold very much.

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Daminda J, Director of Rooms at The Kingsbury, responded to this review

Dear Parrisa N, Thank you for taking the time to write a review with regards to your recent stay at The Kingsbury Hotel, we very much appreciate this. I thank you for your kind words and appreciation of our hotel offerings and services. I see that you have truly experienced our hotel and had a very positive experience like many... More 

Vancouver Island, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Honest courteous service- My mom left her purse (with all of money, cards, ID) at the breakfast table, only realizing after we had left Colombo and driven 5 hours. The hotel was so helpful and comforting as we arranged it to be picked up. Great place to relax and regroup on the chaos of Colombo.

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Daminda J, Director of Rooms at The Kingsbury, responded to this review

Dear Kate 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 very pleased to hear that you have enjoyed our hospitality like many of our guests who write reviews on tripadvisor. We pride ourselves in our ethics and values and honesty is one... More 

Wales, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a speedy, polite and efficient check in after our flight and luckily were given an upgrade on our first night in Sri Lanka. The bedroom was large, elegant and overlooking the ocean, spotlessly clean, good bathroom facilities and toiletries. Staff in hotel very courteous. Pool area v pleasant and evening and morning buffets excellent. Only gripe, out of... More 

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Daminda J, Director of Rooms at The Kingsbury, responded to this review

Dear Jan0260, Thank you for taking the time to complete the online survey with regards to your recent stay at The Kingsbury Hotel, much appreciated I see that you have truly experienced our hotel and had a very positive experience like many of our guests and reviewers. Positive comments like yours motivate our team very much and we very humbly... More 

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