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The Kingsbury

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I could not resisit stepping into this hotel. It was excellent! I was satisfied with everything. Especially I want to recommend dinner buffet at Kingsbury. I didn't eat in the local restaurants becuase they upseted my stomach. The source of foods was fresh and delicious in this hotel. Various choices! All properties were clean and just beautiful! Staffs spoke English... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

They serve a fabulous Lunch Buffet which out of this world. One is spoiled for choice with its wide variety of western, eastern and local cuisine. There is a section for freshly grilled food too. The grand dessert includes local authentic sweets which one must try. However, the staff although friendly must be more prompt when it comes to service.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Splendid place to stay in Colombo - the location is beautiful. Huge and loads of varieties for breakfast. Magnificent swimming pool. Rooftop lounge is a special attraction at nights. Interiors and ambiance is just too good. If planning to stay at Colombo this hotel should be the first choice.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Not worth staying here The rooms are tiny and horrible Upgraded to a suite which was very ordinary as well Will never stay there again Service also very poor The bar at the roof top is the only saving grace All in all a thorough let down Only thing positive is the location

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Kingsbury is a great hotel and the staff are truly excellent. They look after you extremely well and are universally friendly and courteous (but then again they would because this is Sri Lanka). This is truly a world-class hotel and the amenities are excellent as well. Loved the bar, which serves fish and chips with a very Sri Lankan... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Ocean restaurant offers a good selection of fresh sea food. The fish and prawns ordered were well prepared according to the manner we wanted them cooked and met our expectations. The service was friendly and helpful. On the whole it was satisfying.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We arrived on 19th July around at 13:00 hrs to the hotel. For check-in it took more time than I expected, however managed to check-in before 14:00. Overall service was excellent. The quality of amenities provided by this hotel is amazing. Room is bit smaller for a family with 1 year kid. The ambience of the hotel is good. The... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We arrived after a long flight to the Hotel at 1.00am - only to be told they had overbooked and we would have to stay elsewhere for the first night. This is despite our tour guide confirming the booking in person with them only days before our arrival. We were then sent to an extremely average hotel for the night,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Executives, Senior managers want to relax, chill out and still want to have the most productive business meeting here is a place in town! The executive suites on 9 th floor will make much worth the price you pay with a closest sea view to relax and review!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in The kingsbury for a night to break our journey between Colombo and Bentota.... As we arrived from the airport, check in was super efficient and we were shown in to our room... Classy interiors, tastefully designed rooms in white and gold offer a stunning view of the the skyline...Skylounge located on the rooftop offer live music and... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Food & drink at the hotel
Sky Lounge
Sky Lounge
Cuisines: Bar, European, Asian
The Ocean, The Kingsbury
The Ocean, The Kingsbury
Cuisines: Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Kingsbury Colombo, located in the heart of Colombo city by the banks of the great Indian Ocean, is s really an ode to the golden age of grace and elegance. There are 229 rooms and suites in this regal edifice and all of them face the sea. The Kingsbury Colombo is also business and leisure central with shopping, entertainment, dining, Colombo Stock Exchange, foreign & local banks, World Trade Centre, historical sites as well as recreational parks being just a across the road. The Kingsbury is also just five minutes from the Colombo Central Bus Stand and the Colombo Fort Railway Station. The Kingsbury experience will be a personalized, respectful one where patrons will be treated like royalty in keeping with the promise of bringing back 'good-old fashioned' hospitality. The Kingsbury's Restaurants include The Ocean - seafood restaurant, Harbour Court - international cuisine restaurant, Yue Chuan - Chinese restaurant, The Kings - lobby bar, The Pool Café, The Gourmet Station - patisserie and the epicenter of Colombo night life - Sky Lounge. A fully-equipped gym, spa and 24-hour Business Centre and the Executive Lounge with personalized butlers and concierge services add to the pleasures and comforts of The Kingsbury, Colombo. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Kingsbury

Address: 48 Janadhipathi Mawatha | Colombo 1, Colombo 00100, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Price Range: $153 - $206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Kingsbury 4.5*
Number of rooms: 229
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#3 On the Beach Hotel in Colombo
#6 Business Hotel in Colombo
#6 Spa Hotel in Colombo
#10 Luxury Hotel in Colombo
#10 Romantic Hotel in Colombo
#10 Family Hotel in Colombo
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