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The Kingsbury

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48, Janadhipathi Mawatha | Colombo 1, Colombo 00100, Sri Lanka
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Singapore
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stayed here on the night we flew into Colombo. I didn't realize when I made the booking that the hotel would be as grand as it was. The lobby area is architecturally beautiful and we were upgraded to a room facing the ocean which was a wonderful surprise. It has a rooftop bar overlooking the sea, we also had... More 

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Mumbai
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel offers superb view of the ocean and the city scape. We had a long wait to get the room, but they upgraded us, probably to overcome the drawback. The hotel seems to be very popular with several weddings and other functions. The lobby get crowded during these functions. The lift provision is inadequate in the peak periods. The... More 

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Thank Ajit_L_Kumar
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was my pleasure to spend an entire month at the Kingsbury. The service was exemplary from the beginning of my stay and only got better. When housekeeping noticed that I saved the orchid they placed on my pillow every day, they found me vases. More and more orchids began arriving every day until by the end of my stay... More 

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Thank Craig S
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When i recall my memories of Sri Lanka the one thing that come instinctively is my room in Kingsbury. I was fortunate to get the room with oversized windows overlooking the Indian Ocean, commercial buildings and long stretched promenade parallel to the sea. Very Scenic view. Room is spacious with all the possible amenities and with Bvlgari toiletries (worth mentioning).... More 

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Thank Singh_Travel
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Perfect place!!! Best things is it is facing the Indian Ocean... I stayed there for 2 nights... 1st evening I saw the sunset from its roof top lounge which was amazing... The staff is very welcoming and amazing in all the ways... service is also very nice... I would recommend people to stay... amazing place...in the city center....

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After arrival it took a lot of time registering and finally getting the room key og having the luggage brought to the room, partly because of a wedding reception. As the hotel has several receptions of this kind every day they should not delay other guests -- this is not good enough service at a hotel that claims to be... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An airport meet was arranged. I arrived at 23.45. There was no one from the hotel at the airport. I asked around and eventually a most helpful person, nothing to do wit the hotel, telephoned the hotel. In due course the hotel representative arrived and apologised. I was not impressed. The car arrived the driver was excellent. I reached the... More 

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Hawalli, Kuwait
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The last time we were in Colombo we stayed at the Hilton but ate at the Kingsbury twice and were impressed by the service. It has a great buffet and is centrally located. So, as we are planning to visit Colombo for a few days around New Year's Eve, I wanted to book two interconnecting rooms. I called the reservations... More 

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Thank Aneesa P
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Kings bury hotel was very good with outstanding service, good food and a great location. Very conveniently located with numerous restaurants within a short walk. Lovely pool with a view of the sea.The only drawback was the view from the rooms , not all had a view of the sea

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gent, belgium
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I am staying at the Kingsbury as we speak, after 3 days I wanted to give my first Impressions of this hotel. Hotel is very nice with British colonial style, marble floors and nice furniture, reception staff welcoming, even when I arrived at 4am in the morning, they smiled and made me feel welcome.Although something went wrong with my booking,... More 

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