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The Kingsbury

48 Janadhipathi Mawatha, Colombo World Trade Centre, Colombo, Sri Lanka (Show on map)

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Formerly : Ceylon Continental Hotel

"Cleanliness, comfortable beds and linen, good gym and pool..."

  • Nimal, Australia
  • October 3, 2015
  • Area: Location: Colombo World Trade Centre
  • Rooms : 229

Room Types
Executive Room Free Wi-Fi-Breakfast Included
Executive Room Free wi fi
Superior Room with free Wi fi
Deluxe Room Free wi fi
Superior Room with Free Wi-Fi
Deluxe Room Free wi fi- Breakfast Included
Superior room with Free Wi-Fi- Breakfast Included
Presidenctial Suite
Presidenctial Suite
Premium rooms free wi fi-Breakfast Included
Premium rooms free wi fi
Suite-Breakfast Included


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Features of The Kingsbury

24-hour front desk

24-hour room service

airport transfer



business center

car park

coffee shop


currency exchange


executive floor

express check-in/check-out

facilities for disabled guests

laundry service

luggage storage

meeting facilities


poolside bar


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

valet parking


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The Kingsbury is a 5-star hotel in the heart of Colombo. Conveniently located in between the famous Galle Face Green and the World Trade Center in Colombo, The Kingsbury is the ideal choice for the most comfortable stay in Colombo for business or pleasure. The hotel offers its guests a fantastic infinity swimming pool, lavish fitness facilities, and a spa which is regarded as a serene sanctuary in Colombo. Dining at any of the four restaurants at [HOTLNEAME] is a lifestyle, and the Sky Lounge is an amazing choice among the four bars available for guests. The 229 guestrooms include 207 well-appointed luxury rooms and 27 suites.
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 2-12 year(s)
Must use an extra bed

Guests over 12 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.

Breakfast Charge (when not included in room rate)
12 USD

Check-In From
2:00 PM

Check-Out Until
12:00 PM

Distance from City Center
1.0 Km

Distance to Airport
30.0 Km

Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors

Number of Bars

Number of Floors

Number of Restaurants

Number of Rooms

Reception Open Until
:00 AM

Room Voltage

Time to Airport (Minutes)

Year Hotel Built

Year Hotel Last Renovated

The Kingsbury Colombo - Food, drink and entertainment The Ocean Seafood Restaurant
A few thousand leagues under the sea, many thousand leagues above everything else. A delight for both the ancient mariner and the seafood gourmet, The Ocean Seafood Restaurant is like nothing you've encountered yet.
The Kingsbury Colombo - Food, drink and entertainment Harbour Court - Restaurant
This restaurant is the global cuisine restaurant at The Kingsbury. Or as we'd like to call it, food from the Universe. Discover just how many essences and aromas there are to experience.
The Kingsbury Colombo - Food, drink and entertainment Yue Chuan - Restaurant
While at The Kings bury, with its European accent, its oceanic location, its exotic typicality and island warmth, do step across the Great Wall for a bit. Yue Chuan serves a selection of Cantonese and Szechuan specialties, in an exotic chic dining environment.
The Kingsbury Colombo - Food, drink and entertainment Pool Cafe
Outdoor, casual and wonderfully atmospheric. That is the promise of the Pool Caf, set by the hotel's magnificent outdoor pool.
The Kingsbury Colombo - Food, drink and entertainment The Score - Al Fresco Bar
The sports bar aptly named "The Score" is Colombo city's only Al Fresco bar which allows patrons to indulge in an atmospheric outdoor setting. The bar is located on the beautiful al fresco deck that overlooks the picturesque Indian Ocean - a popular venue amongst Sri Lankans and expatriates alike to immerse themselves in the beauty of the setting sun. But the view is not the only highlight at "The Score", instead look forward to fantastic mixes, artistic barmenship and cocktails that are cataclysmic.
The Kingsbury Colombo - Food, drink and entertainment The Kings - Lobby Bar
The Kings lobby bar is located on the ground floor and is stylishly interwoven with the hotel's grand lobby.For sheer comfort, for conversations, for the most delicious impromptu nourishment of the pub grub kind, for diverse music and for lounging with or without an agenda, we do believe there a few spots more welcoming than this one.
The Kingsbury Colombo - Food, drink and entertainment Sky Lounge
Sitting atop the royal splendour of The Kingsbury with its stately grandeur, is an unexpected jewel in its crown. The Sky Lounge, Colombos hippest bar. Its post-modern design only complements the eclectic entertainment that is an experience in itself.

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Suren P. Groups Sri Lanka, October 5, 2015
Don't eat at the buffets

Location, Comfortable Bed, View
2 out of 4 of our group got severe food poisoning eating at buffet on seperate occasions, breakfast, then dinner function buffet. Need to work on their food preperation and hygiene sandards to be considered 5 star.
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Nimal A. Couples Australia, October 3, 2015
Stay at Kingsbury Colombo

Cleanliness, comfortable beds and linen, good gym and pool
Enjoyable, but the roof needs to improve
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Bassam A. Couples Saudi Arabia, September 24, 2015
Bad managment

Very bad hotel looking for many only nothing else, very crowded first time and my last time because of management
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What's nearby? / Directions

What's nearby?
  • Bambalapitiya Railway Station - 5 Kms
  • Gangaramaya Temple 4 Kms
    Independence Memorial Hall - 7 Kms
    Wolvendaal Church - 3 Kms
  • Viharamadevi Park - 5.5 Kms
    Pettah Markets, Keyzer Street - 2 Kms
    Galle Face Green - 1.5 Kms
  • Kolluptiya Super Market - 5 Kms
    National Museum - 6 Kms
    Dutch Museum - 2 Kms
  • The Beach, Ethukale, Negombo - 42 Kms
    Benthota Beach - 90 Kms
  • Cinnamon Gardens - 7 Kms
    Kelaniya Temple - 12 Kms

Nearest major airport
  • Bandaranaike International Airport - 35 Kms

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People love this hotel for:
Nearest transport:
  • Fort Railway Station (1.0 Km)
Area recommended for:
  • business
  • restaurants
  • shopping
Distance to airport:
  • Ratmalana Airport (13.2 Km)
  • Bandaranaike International Airport (27.8 Km)
Customer comments:
  • "Beautiful ocean view " , "Comfortable and clean rooms" , "Excellent food in the hotel restaurant, nice breakfast"
Top attractions in the area:
  • Galle Face Green (0.7 Km)
  • Gangarama Temple (2.5 Km)
  • Bally's Casino (2.5 Km)
  • Excel World - Entertainment Park (2.5 Km)

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