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The Kingsbury

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48, Janadhipathi Mawatha | Colombo 1, Colombo 00100, Sri Lanka
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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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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149 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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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30 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was my mothers birthday and we made a prior reservation to dine at the Harbour Court . The staff was very courteous and attentive , particularly the Razeem . The spread is extravagant and well laid out .The food at the Harbour Court served during Lunch or Dinner is one of the best in Colombo . Their breakfast buffet... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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28 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed for only one night at the beginning of our trip to Kandy, Sigirya, etc. This is a good hotel, with a perfect location (right next to the old Parliament building and the sea), nice (though sometimes slow) personnel, very good quslity evening musicians, good breakfast and dinner, excellent sky bar and swimmimg pool. All in all, a very... More 

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KingsburyColombo, Director Communications at The Kingsbury, responded to this review

Dear Bogdan2005, Thank you for having chosen The Kingsbury, we are happy to note your stay had been a good one. We hope you will continue to choose Colombo as it will be our pleasure to welcome you back. With warm regards and best wishes, Dinithi More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We live in Sri Lanka but we come to the Kingsbury pool regularly to eat. The staff at the pool are lovely, including the lifeguards. Indika the waiter is fantastic, the pool side manager is very nice and Roland is a great lifeguard. Thoroughly recommended!

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KingsburyColombo, Director Communications at The Kingsbury, responded to this review

Dear S C, We are delighted to be your no 1 and the Pool Cafe crew looks forward to serving you. With warm regards and best wishes, Dinithi More 

Vejbystrand, Sweden
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22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I Would say that The Kingsbury have a really high standard booth for the hotel and the surroundings like pool area. The rooms are clean, comfortable and offer a great night sleep. Bathrooms are perfect with a lot of hot water. Pool area is marvellous and the bar/restaurant offers all you could ask for even though the service could be... More 

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KingsburyColombo, Director Communications at The Kingsbury, responded to this review

Dear Teambra, Your gracious compliments are appreciated however, an apology is warranted from us. We truly regret the lapses on our part. Please send us your check-in name to dinithi@thekingsburyhotel.com as we must look into these incidents. With warm regards and best wishes, Dinithi More 

Rajahmundry, India
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel - decor, rooms, facilities, location all too good. The restaurant staff especially the managers at the buffet breakfast and dinner are too rude.. not helpful and they refused to give infant food and had to go for other restaurant out side the hotel where they obliged immediately.

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KingsburyColombo, Director Communications at The Kingsbury, responded to this review

Dear ravikothapalli, Please accept our sincere apologies, this is most unfortunate and not in keeping with our personalised service. Please take a minute to let us know your check-in name to dinithi@thekingsburyhotel.com to look into this further. With warm regards and best wishes, Dinithi More 

CT
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28 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very comfortable tourist hotel with luxurious beds, excellent extensive breakfast buffet. They offered everything! Lovely, large rectangular pool though a little crowded. Convenient location. Stayed in room 817 with views out front of hotel towards the sea.

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Thank Magicworks
KingsburyColombo, Director Communications at The Kingsbury, responded to this review

Dear Magicworks, We are delighted your stay had been a good one, it was a privilege to have had your company. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Kingsbury. With warm regards and best wishes, Dinithi More 

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