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The Saffron

32/5, Galpotte Road, Koswatte, Nawala,, Nawala Area, Colombo, Sri Lanka Colombo 005 (Show on map)

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Pleasant
6.9
based on 32 reviews
  • Area: Nawala Area
  • Rooms : 12
  • Free Wi-Fi

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Features of The Saffron
Facilities

24-hour front desk

24-hour room service

airport transfer

BBQ facilities

business center

car hire

car park

coffee shop

concierge

currency exchange

express check-in/check-out

family room

laundry service

library

luggage storage

meeting facilities

newspapers

restaurant

room service

shared lounge/TV area

smoking area

tours

  
Sports and Recreation

children's playground

fishing

fitness center

garden

golf course (within 3 km)

hot spring bath

hot tub

karaoke

kids club

massage

spa

water sports (motorized)

water sports (non-motorized)

  
Internet

free Wi-Fi in all rooms

Wi-Fi in public areas

 
Parking

car park

valet parking

 
Languages Spoken

Arabic

English

Hindi

Sinhala

Tamil

 

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Whether you're a tourist or traveling on business, The Saffron is a great choice for accommodation when visiting Colombo. With its location just 6.0 km from the city center and 32km from the airport, this 2-star hotel attracts numerous travelers each year. A haven of rest and relaxation, the hotel will offer total renewal just steps away from the city's numerous attractions such as Royal Colombo Golf Club, Asiri Surgical Hospital, Golden Key Eye & ENT Hospital.

At The Saffron, every effort is made to make guests feel comfortable. To do so, the hotel provides the best in services and amenities. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour front desk, 24-hour room service, express check-in/check-out, luggage storage are just a few of the facilities that set The Saffron apart from other hotels in the city.

Step into one of 12 inviting rooms and escape the stresses of the day with a wide range of amenities such as internet access – wireless, internet access – wireless (complimentary), non smoking rooms, air conditioning, wake-up service which can be found in some rooms. The hotel's recreational facilities, which include hot tub, fitness center, hot spring bath, golf course (within 3 km), fishing are designed for escape and relaxation. When you are looking for comfortable and convenient accommodations in Colombo, make The Saffron your home away from home.
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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 2-5 year(s)
Must use an extra bed

Guests over 5 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.


Airport Transfer Fee
28 USD

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

Check-In From
02:00 PM

Check-Out Until
11:45 AM

Distance from City Center
6.0 km

Distance to Airport
32km

Internet Usage Fee
00 USD

Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors
yes

Number of Floors
3

Number of Restaurants
1

Number of Rooms
12

Parking Fee (per day)
00 USD

Reception Open Until
11:30 PM

Room Voltage
220

Time to Airport (Minutes)
45

Year Hotel Built
2005

Year Hotel Last Renovated
2013


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Pleasant

6.9

from 32 reviews

Value for Money
7.1
Location
5.8
Staff Performance
6.9
Hotel Condition/Cleanliness
7.3
Room Comfort/Standard
7.7
Food/Dining
6.5
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Gulira K. Couples United Arab Emirates, April 8, 2014
Hate it

Nothing
2
Hate it so much.
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Hussain I. Couples Maldives, November 12, 2013
Couple for medical

Clean and comfortable rooms, friendly staffs, quiet surroundings
6.7
Big and clean rooms with a comfortable bed. Love the quiet surrounding and it was the perfect place for our purpose, because it was near to the main hospitals.Though hotel is located little bit away from the main street and difficult to find,I marked it in my google maps and it was not a problem. The staffs were kind and friendly. We truly enjoyed our stay.
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Achira L. Solo travelers Sri Lanka, August 25, 2013
Avarage Hotel

City View - AC rooms
4
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Betty L. Solo travelers Philippines, August 7, 2013
very hard To Locate

comfortable bed, friendly staff, cheap transpo to kandy
5.3
When I arrived at the airport I went to the airport taxi counter to double check with them if they knew the location of the hotel. I even gave the driver a rough map of the location. However we still got lost and had to phone the hotel. I was given a room on the second floor with a window that should have a good view of the front yard if only those vines were not hanging out from the frontage of the hotel. It is a huge house with 14 rooms. The furnitures were made of hard wood and most rooms have poster beds. They arranged for my trip to Kandy by their 3 wheeler vehicle (Similar to tuktuk) a. I was also given a breakfast of omelet and toast before we headed off to Kandy. The room was comfortable and my bathroom was clean and had a good shower. Unfortunately when I came back after my Kandy trip I found that my room wasnt even cleaned(I stayed for two nights), So that night I had some small ants in my bed and I had to remove them one by one before I went to bed. On my check out the owner(lady) only billed me for the tuktuk service to kandy for the drive to the airport. So I gave her additional payment for my breakfasts and 2 drinks. Well for hospitality the owners and people there are always smiling. The only thing that I dont like is the location which is very hard to find and a bit out of the way.
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Satyendra P. Business travelers India, July 4, 2013
Great affordable quick checkin out hotel.

The rooms were spacious. The food was satisfying and the wifi was good
9.3
The hospitality was just amazing. I was very happy with my stay at THE SAFFRON
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Muhammad H. Solo travelers Pakistan, July 2, 2013
I went to attend a conference in BMICH

comfortable, breakfast, clean room
7
The hotel stay was good. The staff was friendly. The location is difficult to find though. But one thing that annoyed me was that on my 4th day of hotel stay, I came back to hotel and I found my room not clean. The staff told me that they forgot to clean the room !? But the good things are: the room/washroom is well maintained, breakfast is very good. So a good choice amongst budget hotels.
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James B. Business travelers United Kingdom, April 7, 2013
Ideal for my one night stay in Colombo

The room smelt really good and a hearty breakfast was provided!
8
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Howard O. Families with older children Canada, March 28, 2013
Difficult to find, overpriced and poor breakfast

The main staff and owners spoke good English and were helpful. The furniture was nice.
4.7
Personally we found it overpriced and in a remote location which was very difficult for drivers to find. Though this seemed to be the case now in Colombo and Sri Lanka in general and may not be the hotel's fault. Sri Lanka hotels and attractions were much more expensive than other areas in Asia. Colombo could use some good budget traveller friendly accommodation. Until then I would opt for spending a few more dollars and picking a more central location than The Saffron. The breakfast was nothing to write home about either... Sorry saffron but we were underwhelmed and overcharged.
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Lurlene C. Solo travelers Australia, March 12, 2013
Quiet hotel with nice grounds

Garden; quiet atmosphere; friendly staff
6
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Arshad M. Business travelers Pakistan, March 8, 2013
Over all it was good stay

Owner was friendly,breakfast was also good and service was also good
6.7
Owner was friendly,breakfast was also good and service was also good and specialy out side sitting area was so romantic.
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