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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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Bucharest, Romania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Starting from reservation, checking in, sleeping (very comfortable mattress), entertainment team, pool, hair dresser saloon (young, enthusiastic and open to new team), spa (excellent wet and dry sauna) ending with check out, only nice, friendly and no asking for tips attitude. Also the concierge team (Priyantha) keep luggage over the accommodation time arrange for airport transfer, for us going to... More

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

Dear DanSailor, 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. Thank you for your nice comments on Chief Concierge Priyantha's service, I have given a copy of your note to him, he was happy... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went to dinner on 18 Nov 2014 at oceans restaurant(2 of us). We didn't book a table to go there as it was a week day it was free. The welcome was good.The gentlemen welcomed us was very attentive we ordered our drinks and then went to order from the display. we ordered some sides and 2 portion of rice... More

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

Dear Sridhar c, 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 dinner at The Ocean Seafood Restaurant bar the one statement made by a waiter on taking away the rice, my apologies and I have taken up... More

Malaysia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed for 5 days for a conference in October. My points in bullet: Pros: 1. Great location 2. Marvellous breakfast especially the grill foods 3. Superb bed and pillow comfort 4. Good tv channels selection 5. Good Bvlgari soap and shower cream 6. Nice bathroom 7. Friendly staff especially the housekeeping people 8. Halal meats at hotel Cons: 1. Room... More

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

Dear sukri_karim2000, 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 articulate comments on the pros and cons. I have noted your comments for our improvement and have spoken to... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very good location close to the World Trade Centre and the sea. The room was not ready though we reached the hotel at 4 pm. Barring this everything was excellent at the hotel from the very courteous staff to the outstanding breakfast. The amenities in the room was top class .Shampoos and body lotions from Bulgari. The sea view from... More

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

Dear Goki G, 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, my sincere apologies for the delay at check in. I received your similar feedback on our hotel internal customer satisfaction survey and have... More

france
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44 reviews 44 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice hotel, colonial type. Rooms seems to have been used a lot, although clean and spacious. The main hallway is superbe, good gym and lovely swimming pool. One thing that stroke me is the amount of people coming over for the day to enjoy the restaurant. Many, many, many events & weddings take place there.

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

Dear FranceSonia, 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 the nice comments about the hotel. I apologize for the inconvenience with the wi fi connection, we sent you a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Centrally located, very convenient. Good food & friendly staff. Excellent breakfast buffet. Very good selection of Sri Lankan food. Our stay was made comfortable & memorable. Special mention of Asanga from the executive floor, his daily chat made our day. He has an effervesent & outgoing personality.

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

Dear tyronnedecosta, 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 have noted your comment about Asanga, he was happy to receive your... More

Bangalore, India
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Kingsbury located right next to Colombo Harbor, is a place where you can unwind after a long day at Colombo. Rooms are nicely done with Marble floored Bathrooms, almost all rooms overview Sea side. Choice of Restaurants includes Pub, Continental, Sea food & a Sky Lounge Bar with nice view & cool breeze on a great day. Walk around... More

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

Dear SP9Trip, 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

Bottesford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Kingsbury for 2 nights before touring further into Sri Lanka. It is excellent and completely met our expectations - the sky bar is a must do - what an ambience and view,the rooms are very comfortable, the quality of food and service provided is excellent - the Ocean Sea Food Restaurant was awesome - we had... More

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

Dear RozandChrisDanks, 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 have passed on your special mention of Executive Chef Kithsiri to him,... More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Kingsbury is very well located by the sea in Colombo where there is a nice boardwalk-like path along the ocean. The hotel in itself has great service, refreshments upon check-in, polite and efficient staff. The hotel reminds me of what a 5* should have looked like 10 years ago but it is still very beautiful and the rooms are... More

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

Dear emilieno22, 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 articulate praise on every facility of the hotel. I look forward to welcoming you... More

Maldives
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the bed most, super comfortable and super clean :D Excellent breakfast buffet - so much to choose, so many varieties of local and international dishes and a marvellous Hight Tea, again with so many choices.

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

Dear phasy, 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 with special mention of the beds, breakfast and high tea. I look forward... 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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