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Best Western Elyon Colombo
Ranked #14 of 51 Hotels in Colombo
Certificate of Excellence
Sri lanka
1 review
“Everything you need to perfection”
Reviewed July 19, 2014

The hotel staff are well informed in order to answer a variety of questions upon request and are very helpful and prompt. Cocktails at the bar could be better along with a larger range to select from. Room are adequate with everything you need. Good location for visitors and the dinner menu has a good selection with well cooked meats. All in, it is everything you require for a stay in Sri Lanka when you have business in the country, as it does not have a pool or many recreational facilities.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed July 18, 2014

Located in the vibrant city of Colombo, Best Western Elyon Colombo is the ideal city hotel. A perfect blend of comfort, modern elegance and exceptional standards of service make this hotel a great place to stay at. 



My husband and I enjoyed a tasty and wholesome buffet dinner in the evening and the whizzing cars and lights that passed us by at the restaurant made us feel like we were in the heart of the city. The next day at breakfast, the chef's Sri Lankan style omelet, gave us a spicy start to our day. The spread on offer included both western dishes and a few traditional dishes which added variety to our meals. Overall, everything was very tasty and the restaurant staff were very helpful.



In the evening we relaxed at the rooftop bar, it offers probably one of the best views available in Colombo and has a wonderful ambiance. Something I really loved about the hotel is that we were able to relax and unwind at the bar, whilst taking in Colombo's beautifully lit buildings against a night sky. We were lucky as during our visit we were able to watch fireworks from the rooftop and observe a small traditional perehara (a colorful religious pageant including fire dancers and people doing different performances). I must also add that this bar has a lovely selection of wines and cocktails, their mojito is one of the best I've ever had.

Our room was extremely comfortable, clean and cosy and our entire experience at the hotel was very pleasant and memorable.

We were really impressed with the friendly and helpful staff who went out of their way to make sure we were happy. If you're looking for a great city hotel that is affordable and completely dedicated to offering high standards of service, I highly recommend staying at Best Western Elyon Colombo.

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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed July 14, 2014

The staff were extremely helpful and friendly, making absolutely certain that my stay was an unforgettable experience...
The rooms were phenomenal!! The attention to detail in every aspect left me wanting nothing! They were spacious and very thoughtfully laid out. Very comfy beds and brilliant sound insulation made me forget I was in the middle of a bustling city center.
The rooftop bar has a stunning view of the city, perfect place to entertain guests. The restaurant served up some delicious meals, the time and care taken for preparation was evident.
The location is perfectly set, within easy reach to all parts of Colombo.

Thank you Team Best Western Elyon for a splendid stay. Will most certainly be staying with you in the future.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled solo
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Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

Rooms where what you can expect for the price except that it is evident that the hotel was built very recently. Biggest plus was the very friendly and helpfull manager. A la carte menu and breakfast was good but without a very bog selection.

Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed July 10, 2014

My Self and my sister stayed one night at BEST WESTERN Elyon Colombo, the staff were really friendly and very professional in their service, the place made us feel like home but the treatment was pretty Royal,

Food was excellent and had quite a good choice of it too,

The rooms were really comfortable, clean and cozy.

Being situated in the heart of Colombo it gives you an excellent view of the city at night but not disturbing you by the surrounding traffic,
We really enjoyed our stay at Elyon and would recommend it to anyone on a business visit or if you want to tour the city of Colombo.

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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled on business
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed July 7, 2014

Stayed a night at the hotel and highly recommend it. The roof top bar is a great place to relax and hangout after a a busy day of work. The service was really good and so was the food. I highly recommend this to those travelling to Colombo on a business trip or on medical trip - it's very close to a number of leading hospitals.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled solo
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed July 2, 2014

It was a wonderful stay with friendly staff and good food. The ambiance was just right and so pleasing. Best Western is a high end budget hotel, and i honestly didn't miss a pool at all. Thank you Best western for a comfortable stay.

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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with friends
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Property: Best Western Elyon Colombo
Address: 102A, Kirulapone Avenue | Baseline Road, Colombo 5, Sri Lanka
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Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #14 of 51 Hotels in Colombo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Best Western Elyon Colombo 3.5*
Number of rooms: 59
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Best Western Elyon Colombo, part of the largest hotel chain in the world, is the newest business hotel to open in Colombo. Featuring Large ultra-modern rooms, an 'All-Day' Dining Restaurant', a Fitness Center, Business Center, Lounge Bar and a Specialty Restaurant. Guestrooms are all Classic Wooden fit outs that offer space, comfort and rest. Double thick mattresses, plush fine linen and a pillow menu offer the wearied traveler an isle of comfort and rest. Expect to be surrounded by all modern facilities such as LED TV, i-pod dock/sound station, personal safe, coffee & tea unit, mini-bar and free wifi internet. The en suite bathroom comes with rain shower facilities, shaving mirror, extensive toiletries and a hairdryer. Our fully-fitted bar with a casual ambiance and silky jazz offers a vibrant meeting place for guests and friends. Fusion Cuisine, Weekend Grills and Exotic Cocktails create the perfect setting to warm down after a busy day; just relax and watch the city lights. Our Staff at the 24-hour reception can also assist with luggage storage, laundry, car rental and room service. We serve with love and a smile. The Hotel is 5 kms from the City Center, 2.8 Kms Bambalapitiya Railway Station and 3.4 Kms from the Sri Lanka National Museum. The Bandaranaike International Airport is 32 kms away. The Royal Colombo Golf course and shopping district is located just 3 kms away. ... more   less 
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