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The Kingsbury, Colombo

5 stars
48 Janadhipathi MawathaColombo1Sri Lanka
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Excellent4.1 / 5
Location
Great location
Breakfast
Tasty breakfast
Bar
Bar is awesome
Beach
Reasonable beach
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The Kingsbury, Colombo

Hotel Info: 020 3027 9803

from £129
  • Executive
  • Deluxe Room
  • Superior
  • Presidential Suite, 1 King Bed, Harbour View, Executive Level
  • Suite
  • Superior Room
  • Suite
  • Executive Room
  • Premium Room
  • Deluxe

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 229 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 10 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2 PM-2 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out
Airport shuttle service is available on request during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others

Children

  • Babysitting/childcare *

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms

Transport

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available on request) *

  • Train station pickup *

Parking

  • No parking

  • Free self parking

  • Free nearby parking

Offsite

  • Area shuttle *

Also known as

  • Kingsbury Hotel Colombo
  • Kingsbury Hotel
  • Kingsbury Colombo

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

This property charges a mandatory gala dinner fee on December 31. The fee is per room, and not per person. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: LKR 3250

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for LKR 7952 per night

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of LKR 2400 for adults and LKR 1200 for children (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of LKR 6500 per vehicle (one way)

Airport shuttle for children between the ages of 2 and 10 costs LKR 6500 (one-way)

Train station pick-up service is offered for an extra charge

Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge)
  • 3 restaurants
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Spa services on site
  • Sauna
  • Golfing nearby
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms 3
  • Conference center
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1973
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Rooftop terrace
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Frette Italian sheets
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features

Dining

Harbour Court - Overlooking the ocean and pool, this restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

The Ocean - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant specializes in seafood and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Sky Bar - This rooftop bar overlooks the ocean. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Yue Chuan - This restaurant specializes in Chinese cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

The Kingsbury, Colombo’s small print

Also known as

  • Kingsbury Hotel Colombo
  • Kingsbury Hotel
  • Kingsbury Colombo

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 24 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

This property charges a mandatory gala dinner fee on December 31. The fee is per room, and not per person. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: LKR 3250

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for LKR 7952 per night

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of LKR 2400 for adults and LKR 1200 for children (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of LKR 6500 per vehicle (one way)

Airport shuttle for children between the ages of 2 and 10 costs LKR 6500 (one-way)

Train station pick-up service is offered for an extra charge

Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Recent reviews

Excellent 4.1 /5 from 231 reviews

The Kingsbury, Colombo
Excellent4.0 / 5
Too bad about the stairs !
I have a long running complaint against the fact that many hotels do not have guest friendly stairs to the floors. I do not like lifts to the extent that I never use them, I & my wife have no difficulty in climbing 8/10 floors of stairs to get to my room. When I checked in to the Kingsbury & asked where the stairs were, the hotel immediately moved me to the 2nd floor so I had to climb less but the only stairs available were the staff stairs which were dirty, smelly & frankly a disgrace. As if this were not bad enough, every time we used the staff stairs we had explain to staff that we hadn't got lost & knew perfectly well where we were going !! They kept trying to send us to the lifts!! I know it is probably not practical to build new stairs in an existing hotel but on an ongoing basis I for one will be researching the stairs situation of a hotel & if not satisfactory will book an alternative
3 night romance trip
The Kingsbury, Colombo
Fair2.0 / 5
Better hotels in Colombo
We stayed in an executive room which surprisingly was the same as the deluxe rooms (apart from access to the exec. lounge)! You could constantly hear loud music in the room, either late at night or in the morning! The service was generally mediocre and not at where it should be for a hotel claiming to be 5*. The fixtures and fittings in the rooms were in need of care / replacement. On a better note, the food in the restaurants is good. Overall, would definitely not stay here again given the abundance of other much better hotels in Colombo.
2 night trip with friends
The Kingsbury, Colombo
Outstanding5.0 / 5
Hotel staff were excellent,being up graded to excecutive lounge. Love the food. We all missed Kinsbury, definitely recommended to others.
4 night family trip
The Kingsbury, Colombo
Outstanding5.0 / 5
Sunbathing on a building site!
There is noisy building working being done over the road from the hotel until 2016. If you want any peace and quiet at all DO NOT stay at this hotel. There's nkthing they can do, it's a government project but the work didnt stop!
4 night trip with friends
The Kingsbury, Colombo
Excellent4.0 / 5
Great hotel
Service was excellent and room was lovely. I was surprised to see all the cranes in operation over the road and visible from the pool area. Lots of work going on to create the new Port City.
2 night romance trip

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The Kingsbury, Colombo

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