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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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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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69 reviews 69 reviews
27 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I hosted a dinner for some of our international clients at dorchester room on the 10th floor . It has a breath taking view of new colombo port. The service from the banquet sales was superb and they have arranged every thing as per the discussion . The food was superb and all were happy about the food. However ,... More 

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

Dear Mahesh9910, Thank you for taking the time to write a review with regards to your event at The Kingsbury Hotel, much appreciated. I am glad to hear that you liked the dining room on the 10th floor and the superb service. My apologies for the wait staff not being too conversant with the wines. I have taken this up... More 

Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed at The Kingsbury while watching England play cricket. A typical capital city hotel with a selection of eateries, sporting / relaxation options and other facilities. Rooms are adequate if a little on the small side but, they have everything you need in them. Food was all good quality with a large selection of styles available, drink slightly over priced... More 

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

Dear Richard V, 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 other comments. I look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel should your travels do bring you... More 

Lucknow, India
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66 reviews 66 reviews
14 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went to the open air restaurant on the rooftop,it gives a panaromic view of the city and the sea,provided it does not rain.5.30 to 7.30 pm are happy hours,one drink free for every you order per person.cocktail of passion fruit was delicious.smoking is allowed.the hotel has good buffets in the lobby area and discounts in the seafood restaurantp

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

Dear sujatapant, Thank you for taking the time to write a review with regards to your recent visit to The Kingsbury Hotel, much appreciated. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the Sky Lounge and made note of the other F&B facilities. I look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel should your travels do bring you back... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Never stayed here before. The staff is very friendly however, everything Is going a bit slow (compared to similar hotels in the area). Extra compliment to the a la cart seafood restaurant - superb shrimps and fish! The rooms are not what you expect from a hotel like this. Luxurious but not too tidy. Needs an upgrade

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

Dear Michiel v, 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 meal at the Seafood restaurant.. I look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel should your travels do bring you back to Colombo. Kind regards,... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just for a transit. But had a great exprecience staying here, try to have a drink or two at their skybar lounge at the rooftop, the view are amazing. very near to the dutch hospital, 5 minutes walking distance.

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

Dear DoraDiamond, Thank you for taking the time to write a review with regards to your recent transit 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 on the Sky Lounge. I look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel should your... More 

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

First impressions.... WOW!! Beautiful hotel in the best part of Colombo. Staff were as everywhere in Sri Lanka, were just so helpful, caring and polite. Nothing was too much trouble. Our rooms (we stayed there twice in 10 days) were perfect. Very comfortable and clean. The beds vey comfy. I imagine the views were once straight out over the Indian... More 

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

Dear Alan 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 with one exception. My sincere apologies for the noise around your room, the Duty Manager should have immediately spoken to the people occupying... More 

Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
5 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for our first night in Sri Lanka and would happily stay again. We only stayed for one night, but wish we had stayed a bit longer. Most importantly the bed was really comfy and the room quiet, so we had an excellent night's sleep. Breakfast was excellent, with a huge choice. - so much that after looking... More 

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

Dear Alison 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 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The views, the team and the service is amazing at SkiLounge! We had some time to kill before catching our flight so we decided to visit the Kingbury hotel and have a drink at SkiLounge. Their menu is broad and you have everything at very affordable prices. They also have cigars available which goes great whilst enjoying the view!

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

Dear FilipaCdeSousa, Thank you for taking the time to write a review with regards to your recent visit to The Kingsbury Hotel Sky Lounge, much appreciated. I am glad to hear that you liked the service, drinks and atmosphere. I look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel (to stay and enjoy all the hotel facilities) should your travels... More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The best high tea in Colombo. ..Value for money. .nice varieties. .superb..must try with your family and friends. ..We really enjoyed. ..we went with 15 friends and per person it was only Rs.1420/= we have been to so many other hotels for high tea..but this is the best. ..

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

Dear Uyam, 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 our High Tea and thank you for saying that it is the best! I look forward to welcoming you back to our hotel to try... More 

Birmingham
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62 reviews 62 reviews
28 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently refurbished,this hotel,by most people's standards, will be prove to be an excellent hotel. It has over two hundred rooms allowing it to have very good facilities without losing a certain personal touch that was obvious from the moment of arrival. Staff were unfailingly polite and helpful. Rooms were well appointed, immaculately clean and serviced very well. A fridge, safe,ironing... More 

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

Dear johnsiec, 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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