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Colombo City Hotel

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   33 Canal Row | Colombo Fort Echelon Square, Colombo 00100, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #46 of 68 Colombo B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Madurai, India
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good hotel with Wi-Fi and good location. It all depends on where your work is. Booked by my client from Colombo, the restaurants nearby will satisfy if you are from south India. Can get much choices nearby.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Horrible foods for a high prize..very bad service..dirty cutleries..when i spoke to the manager i guess..a fat man did not even apologize..just smiled and and the waiter to remove it and replace.We got a half of our order and the second portion of our order was even much horrible.We were on the roof top restaurant and the only thing i... More

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Chico, CA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff was good. Room was fine - only they could replace or remove the mold from the shower curtain. Other than that, the room was very clean. Location was excellent, right next to the train station. I didn't try the food, but restaurant staff were very friendly, and the view was good. Our balcony facing the trade center had a... More

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Dublin, Ireland
15 reviews 15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We pick this hotel bcs location close to Fort Railway Station. But have to be honest all night couldn't sleep bcs the noise from Dutch place right beside. And also awful view but that noise was unbearable.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
19 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014 via mobile

I was stay here in my first time to Colombo on 5 Oct 2013 . That was terrible night arrival... I reach hotel at 2 am , and they gimme worst room , it was dust everywhere even at the floor and bed . Because at 9 am I will check out , so I try to sleep than awake... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

It is a budget hotel located next to trade center. I had a two day stay in Colombo for a business meeting in trade center, this place offered value for short stay. Right infront of World Trade Center. If you are in the city this is not very popular hotel so tell tuktuks to take to the WTC. 5 minute... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

I stayed here on my last night in Colombo, heading in from Kandy & out from the airport. The hotel was excellent for my needs. Close enough to walk from Fort Rail Station & near the bus station to head up to Negombo (100rp fare!). The surrounding areas were full of a variety of food outlets to suit all tastes... More

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Tokyo, Japan
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

This is the last place I stayed during my two week Sri Lanka trip and it was the most expensive one and worst experience. The staff is not just unfriendly, but also arrogant and not helpful. It was the only place without free wifi, and the only place that had cockroaches in the room... I told the staff and they... More

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

After reading some poor reviews, was anxious before our stay. Needn't have been and was pleasantly surprised. Great service from all staff. We booked a deluxe room and it was a reasonable size and all very clean. Rooftop terrace a great spot for a light snack (food is fine and again great service - topped off with great 3 Coins... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

The place is quite noisy and crammed. The hotel is clean and the service decent, but the rooms are small and the road outside is very noisy. It is quite pricy for what it is. The rooftop restaurant has a good view, but the food is not very good.

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Address: 33 Canal Row | Colombo Fort Echelon Square, Colombo 00100, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Colombo
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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Ranked #46 of 68 B&Bs / Inns in Colombo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Colombo City Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Colombo City Hotel is located in the heart of Colombo right next to the world trade center towers and old Dutch Hospital which is a world heritage site, it is also walking distance from the old parliament. A short stroll from the hotel and you will find your self amidst historic buildings and the Colombo port. This is the ideal location for business travelers and people who want a taste of the metropolitan. With 33 rooms and a wonderful rooftop restaurant/bar this small and affordable hotel is a great choice for most travelers. ... more   less 
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