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International Buddhist Center Road, Colombo 00600 Sri Lanka
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#6 of 244 Specialty lodging in Colombo
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Sayura House is a welcoming retreat for travelers and businessmen seeking a quiet, relaxing place amidst the hustle and bustle of Colombo. Sayura House is conveniently located just a 1 minute walk from the ocean and offers a total of 12 rooms with a cozy garden lobby and a breezy rooftop with an ocean view. Sayura House is in Colombo 6, about 15 minutes from the financial center, 45-60 minutes from airport. Taxis, tuk-tuks and public transportation are nearby and readily available. Shops, supermarkets, restaurants and little eateries are a short walk away, as well as interesting Hindu and Buddhist temples. We offer free WiFi throughout the whole property as well as free private parking with advance reservation. We can offer fax and printing services for our business guests. We strive to provide our guests the services and amenities that they may need, either for free or at reasonable prices.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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24-hour front desk
Secured parking
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
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Sun terrace
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Non-smoking rooms
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English, French, German, Japanese


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Ellie1485 wrote a review Feb 2020
Bedford, United Kingdom93 contributions43 helpful votes
In every way Sayura House was an excellent start to a visit touring Sri Lanka and has given every other hotel something to live up to. I landed at 4.30am, my husband having arrived the day earlier, and the hotel had arranged a driver to collect me. Even at 5.45 am the night porter greeted me with a warm smile and cool fruit juice. Our room was clean and comfortable and had everything we could have needed, including a kettle for hot drinks. There’s a pretty courtyard to eat in, or to sit in the evening. We had breakfast each day which was well presented and very good. The location is out of town, but it’s easy to get a taxi, tuk tuk, or train. There are local restaurants- try Chola, it’s excellent. The beach is literally two minutes away. Mount Lavinia beach in the other direction is also easily accessible and well worth a visit. The hotel has a roof terrace, a great place to watch the sunset and the ocean, and to read a book. What lifted this from very good to great was the attitude of all of the team, led by the awesome Gamini the manager. Nothing was too much trouble and every interaction was friendly, smiling and welcoming. We’d both highly recommend this hotel.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Angyvo wrote a review Nov 2019
Montreal, Canada171 contributions95 helpful votes
We stayed 3 nights at Sayura House. Outstanding hospitality and great service. Everyone is smiling, helpful and make your stay at ease. Spacious room, clean, and air conditioning. Highly recommend this place
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Stephanie wrote a review Oct 2019
Male187 contributions31 helpful votes
I arrived very late (1'30am) and still they managed to do the check in and I went to bed straight. The room is good, quiet ac, super bathroom The breakfast was very good and nicely made (a bit less salt and pepper on the omelette would be my recommandation, but very nice apart from that) They even let me stay a bit longer than check out because it was quiet at the time and the room was available (very kind of them)
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Traveled solo
Insp_Morse50 wrote a review Aug 2019
Canberra, Australia61 contributions11 helpful votes
This calm in the middle of the chaos is a very restive place to stay. I put this at a 'very good' rating due to Gamini, the manager, and Sayura's central location in Colombo 6 (Wellawatte). Gamini was excellent with advice and service on food, places, prices and conversation. The location is almost on the border to next suburb Dehiwela (Colombo ?), south on Galle Road. On the corner of this street and Marine Drive is Sumanadisi bakery, handy as my room did not have a fridge, nor microwave nor television. I can forgo the last, but it was a struggle being self efficient without the first two. Thus, short eats, which are savory buns, rolls, pastries were the norm. Also, on this corner, is easier to get autorickshaws. There is a good mens' clothing shop south on Ramakrishna Road. A baked goods man on an autorickshaw, playing greensleaves, will come along in the morning down the street. Just wave him down to purchase short eats. There are at least 3 bookshops walking north on Galle Road, with the best being Poobalasingham. Banks, Bombay sweet shops, beggars abound on the main Galle Street. This place was restful and secure, but some extras like fridge, microwave or television in the room, for the price paid wouldn't go amiss.
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
Adam M wrote a review Aug 2019
Bangkok, Thailand5 contributions1 helpful vote
If you are looking for a small and cozy boutique hotel for your stay in Colombo, this is the place. It is a little bit out of the main city center, but this also makes it more quiet and peaceful, and tuk-tuks are easily accessible. There are a few very nice beach seafood restaurants within a ten-minute walk away. Gamini, the owner, is an excellent host and will take very good care of you. The room is small but also clean, nicely designed, and very comfortable. The building is well-maintained with a nice rooftop deck and a lovely courtyard with an open lobby/living area where Gamini served us a delicious light breakfast. My wife and I stayed here for only one night but if we were planning on staying in Colombo for longer, we would definitely have stayed here the entire time. One tip: this hotel does not serve alcohol because of its proximity to a local temple, but you can bring in your own so we would recommend shopping before you arrive or buying some at the airport. There is also a grocery store within walking distance to purchase as well. This is our second time in Colombo and our first was before the recent terrorist attacks. After being here for a few days we are reminded of how welcoming and helpful the Sri Lankan people are and also how safe we feel here. Those incidents appear to be isolated and over, but unfortunately they have had lasting damage to the local economy. We were not hesitant to return and would highly recommend Sri Lanka as it is a beautiful and exotic destination, and truly unlike anywhere else in the world.
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Date of stay: August 2019
Room Tip: We liked our room on the third floor overlooking the main courtyard.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sayura House
Which popular attractions are close to Sayura House?
Nearby attractions include clicks (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Sayura House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and kids activities.
What food & drink options are available at Sayura House?
Guests can enjoy breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Sayura House?
Yes, free parking, secured parking, and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Sayura House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Shanmugas, The VoV (VoV7), and Yaal.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Sayura House?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, German, and Japanese.
Are there any historical sites close to Sayura House?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Colombo Fort (4.8 miles), Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (2.4 miles), and Old Town Hall (4.8 miles).