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Hotel Sapphire

371, Galle Road, Wellawatte, Colombo, Sri Lanka (Show on map)

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Good 7.4
based on 114 reviews

"Friendly staff: Efficient administration staff and matters..."

  • Elizabeth, Australia
  • December 22, 2014
  • Area: Wellawatte
  • Rooms : 40
  • Free Wi-Fi

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Room Types
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Features of Hotel Sapphire

24-hour room service

airport transfer


business center

car park



family room

laundry service

luggage storage

meeting facilities


room service

safety deposit boxes

smoking area

Sports and Recreation

fitness center


outdoor pool


free Wi-Fi in all rooms

Wi-Fi in public areas


car park

Languages Spoken



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Authentic Sri Lankan hospitality and local ambience characterize this centrally located hotel. Providing a restful base from which to explore Colombo’s plentiful attractions, the hotel’s position on Galle Road is just 45 minutes from the airport and especially convenient to the National Museum, Dehiwali Zoo, and the Cinnamon Gardens. Travelers seeking more than just a generic hotel stay will be drawn to the Hotel Sapphire’s genuine warmth and affordability. Adding to the hotel’s appeal, the property is often the venue for Hindu weddings, offering guests the rare opportunity to experience real Sri Lankan culture. Authentic Sri Lankan hospitality and local ambience characterize this centrally located hotel. ... see more
Children and extra beds:
Infant 0-1 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-3 year(s)
Must use an extra bed

Guests over 3 years old are considered as adults.

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy for more details.

When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Check-In From
1:00 PM

Check-Out Until
12:00 PM

Distance to Airport
34. Km

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Reception Open Until
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Ibrahim N. Families with young children Maldives, January 3, 2015
very good

service, location, comfortable
that was the 2nd time we stayed in this hotel i feel very homely and comfotable ,staffs are very friendly bell boys provide excellent service rooms are clean and big ,swimming pool area is very private .i recommend this hotel for relax, business and for the families.hospital ,arpico ,nolimint and many shops around this area, next time when i come colombo i will choose this hotel. thank u all staff of the hotel aishath fareeda and ibrahim niyaz
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Elizabeth R. Groups Australia, December 22, 2014
Stay at Colombo

Friendly staff: Efficient administration staff and matters : Clean rooms
Overall stay was good no complaints however there was a very limited choice on the menu for those of use who have a meat free diet.
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Kathy F. Groups Hong Kong, October 3, 2014
A basic hotel with helpful and pleasant staff

1. The room was clean; 2. The staff was helpful; 3. The swimming pool is available at any time
Though it does not locate in the city center, it is easy to to get there by taking a tuk-tuk. The hotel staff was helpful and pleasant, and they even let us to use the swimming pool after the official hours!
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Shirley S. Groups Australia, June 15, 2014
Excellent hotel and would recommend to anyone

Great location, friendly staff, good transport
We enjoyed our stay at this hotel. I will definitely recommend the place to all my family and friends as the service was excellent and friendly staff always earner to hep out in every way.
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Ahmed A. Couples Maldives, June 6, 2014
Smooth peaceful stay

Staff very helpful Good location Prompt service
Pretty good time we spent in the hotel. Overall very satisfied but price bit high
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Sripathy P. Families with older children Malaysia, June 6, 2014
Economical hotel.

Price /location/friendly staff
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Arulananthan S. Solo travelers Singapore, January 26, 2014
Great Stay

It was a great stay as I slept well with no disturbances.The food at the restaurent for breakfast was excellent.the staff at the front desk was very friendly and full of knowledge.
The only snag was the wi fi connection in the room was zero.Why???Lobby was ok.
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William Z. Couples Canada, January 23, 2014
Great location

Location, restaurant & staff
Will being staying at the Sapphire again when in Colombo!
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Srirangan T. Solo travelers Sri Lanka, January 8, 2014
Very Nice

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Anwar N. Business travelers Maldives, September 23, 2013
Good Hotel in General

Clean, Good Staff, large rooms
Good in General, Staff are very good, and the room was good too
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Hotel Area: Wellawatte

helpful staff, breakfast, comfortable bed. . Elizabeth, United States of America July 22, 2015
Customers like this hotel for:
Nearest transport:
  • Wellawatta Railway Station (0.7 Km / 9 min walk)
Area recommended for:
  • restaurants
  • shopping
Distance to airport:
  • Ratmalana Airport (6.0 Km)
  • Bandaranaike International Airport (34.4 Km)
Customer comments:
  • "Friendly staff" , "Good location " , "Nice hotel"
Top attractions in the area:
  • Wellawatta Beach (0.5 Km / 6 min walk)
  • House of Fashion (2.0 Km / 24 min walk)
  • Bambalapitiya Beach (2.1 Km / 26 min walk)
  • National Zoological Gardens (2.7 Km)
Note: Distances are measured as a straight line, calculated from a starting point to a destination point.

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