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The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had dinner at the restaurant which was excellent.. The staff were very good especially Gehan and Rohan.. Highly recommend this restaurant both for the hospitality and food.. We had Indian food..which was one of the best we have had outside India.. The chef Bharathi Dasan deserves special praise.... Overall very satisfying....

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Indian food was exceptional in taste and presentation. Really enjoyed it after a long journey. The chef Mr Barathi Dasan needs to be complimented .. He will go far ... Need a few like him in London where we live...

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Desenzano Del Garda, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We sleep here only for a night waiting for a flight but we are very happy! Clean rooms and fantastic restaurant where we met Rasad that is very helpful and friendly! We haven't the time but seems to be presenta a spa and a pool!!! Thanks!

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Ashok V, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo. Thank you for choosing to stay at The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo and for sharing your frank and forthright feedback with us. It is our constant endeavor to provide our guests with the highest level of comfort and to make their stay truly memorable. Appreciation such as yours increases... More 

delhi, India
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

overall great expereince with F&B, particularly with Chefs like Bharath and others who made atmosphere welcoming.......value for money...wish could have stayed a bit longer but flight timings did not permit

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Ashok V, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo. Thank you for choosing to stay at The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo and for sharing your frank and forthright feedback with us. We appreciate for your kind feedback, that you liked our services given by our staffs. We have shared your positive compliment to the team which will be... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel is really nice, with the huge room, very nice breakfast with the big swimming pool.. I really enjoyed my stay.. They also have very friendly and very attentive staff. I really appreciated Ms. Samadhi.. she was fantastic in every way to me. She gave me amazing suggestions and made my stay even more enjoyable. All the staff was... More 

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Ashok V, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo. Thank you for choosing to stay at The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo and for sharing your frank and forthright feedback with us. It is our constant endeavor to provide our guests with the highest level of comfort and to make their stay truly memorable. Appreciation such as yours increases... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel itself is really nice. Has a few shops where you can buy jewelry, amazing tea that is extremely cheep but the quality is perfect, souvenirs. The restaurant made me loose appetite when I found hair in my salad. But crab soup was really delicious. Good that I started my meal with the soup. Spa...it was a very good... More 

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Plano, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent property and extremely helpful and smiling staff. Deeply impressed. The first room they gave me had some noice coming from the road, it turned out that one of the window behind the curtain was left open by staff, we complained, and the hotel made up for the mistake by giving us a larger room a full suite ... very... More 

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Knebworth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here on arriving from the Airport for one night at the beginning of a tour. Rooms clean, beds comfortable. Had evening meal and breakfast here. Would recommend it as a place to stay on the way to and from airport. flight crews from Emirates used the hotel.

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Ashok V, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo. Thank you for choosing to stay at The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo and for sharing your frank and forthright feedback with us. It is our constant endeavor to provide our guests with the highest level of comfort and to make their stay truly memorable. Appreciation such as yours increases... More 

Gurgaon, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We planned a Colombo weekend short trip . Selected gateway as it was closest to airport . We had lovely guava welcome drink which swift check in . Rooms were spacious and excellent done . Breakfast was wide spread though the refills were late and were to be reminded often . We liked to taste the local srilankan food and... More 

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Ashok V, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo. Thank you for choosing to stay at The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo and for sharing your frank and forthright feedback with us. It is our constant endeavor to provide our guests with the highest level of comfort and to make their stay truly memorable. Appreciation such as yours increases... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed overnight prior to beginning a tour of Sri Lanka. Large room if a little tired. Beautiful Gardens with lots of herbs and food grown in the grounds Food good, plenty of choice at both dinner and breakfast. Each had food stations. Drinks cheaper than some of the hotels we stayed in.

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Dear Guest, Greetings from The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo. Thank you for choosing to stay at The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo and for sharing your frank and forthright feedback with us. We appreciate for your kind feedback, that you liked our services given by our staffs. We have shared your positive compliment to the team which will be... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Minibar
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Amidst a 38-acre cocount plantation and bordering the legendrary Negombo Lagoon, The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden is in close proximity to the International Airport. Situated in Seeduwa - Katunayake, you're sure to find the other regional attractions nearby. 5-minute drive from Colombo international Airport, 3.5Kilometers from the airport, 30Kilometers away from Colombo City (35-minute drive) on the expressway. 208 rooms and suites, 100 rooms and suites in the newly built wing, International direct dialling facility,Mini-bar, Satellite,Views of the tennis court, children's playground and the city's skyline. At the Gateway Hotel Airport Garden, our restaurant brings together the best of global cuisines. Guests can look forward to a selection of local and International favourites that explores the nuances of culinary delights from the world over. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo

Address: 234-238, Colombo-Negombo Road, Seeduwa 11410, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Seeduwa
Price Range: $142 - $224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo 4.5*
Number of rooms: 208
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Also Known As:
Taj Airport Garden Colombo
Colombo Airport Hotel
Hotel Taj Airport Garden
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“Grab earplugs. The hotel has some flyovers...”
 of 5 bubbles 26maartend, Oct 23, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from party hall and in upper floors”
 of 5 bubbles panna46, Sep 27, 2016 | Read review
“With one of the few options to choose from pricing really depends on individual basis.”
 of 5 bubbles divinashivnanig, Jul 30, 2016 | Read review
“upper room away from elevators”
 of 5 bubbles 452charityn, Jul 30, 2016 | Read review
“Room overlooking the pool was pleasant”
 of 5 bubbles Pierre4823, Jul 10, 2016 | Read review
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