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The Kingsbury

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Clean room, nice breakfast & staffs. But still prefer to Cinnamon Grand Hotel. Construction ongoing & alittle noisy and dusty! Location is good. Walking distance to Eateries... Will stay again if price is right!

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

​​The room was excellent for a couple on level 8. The sea food restaurant was the best I have had in Colombo and the cost was very reasonable. The roof top bar was excellent and the service was very good, drinks are a bit more expensive. Breakfast was good for the first few days but then over the next few...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great hotel very clean and tidy,the staff were very helpful and cheerful and the swimming pool was well looked after with a pool side bar where you could get very nice food, the hotel is very busy with lots of weddings going on , the rooftop bar is great with a great view down to galle green and over the...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Nice place in a good location. Banks, eateries and night life. Clean and polished. Good for kids too and beautiful view around. Staff are nice but their pool attendants are rude. For such a place it is not acceptable and they need to train them I believe.

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

One of the best places in town for High Tea. Have visited here on multiple occasions. Ideal from family outings to even having a date. Very courteous and friendly staff. Would certainly recommend The Kingsbury High Tea to anyone!!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

We spent 6 nights at this city centre hotel. We had a lovely suite on the corner with a sea view. Can't fault overall the quality of service, food etc. However one point to be aware off...The hotel is adjacent to a large sea reclamation project less than 30 metres from the hotel which often is a 24x7 activity! Sometimes...

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is definitely one of the best luxury hotel in Sri Lanka not just because of the suites which were all quintessentially designed but also because of the high-standard of customer service from reception, housekeeping, concierge, F&B and the management. The attitude of the management particularly the male AM from the reception is always happy to please the guest.This is...

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Dear M F, Greetings from The Kingsbury! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at The Kingsbury on Tripadvisor. We are delighted to learn that you enjoyed a comfortable and memorable stay with us and that all aspects of your stay were to your satisfaction. Thank you for your valued patronage. We look forward to welcoming you...

Nugegoda, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kingsbury Sky Lounge is very charming place to visit within the Colombo. Natural blowing air is very cold and mind relaxing. Food is very delicious. Staff is delivering excellent customer service. Every thing was perfect.

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Dear jayasundara21, Greetings from The Kingsbury! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Sky Lounge on Tripadvisor. We appreciate your review and are delighted to learn that you enjoyed the ambience, food and beverage and the hospitality of our staff. Thank you for your valued patronage. We look forward to welcoming you back. Warmest Regards, Sheahana...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Attentive staff (were pleasant always and helpful), beautiful facilities, wonderful view of the ocean and coastline. The food was excellent. Room was wonderful Will certainly come back soon. The view to the harbor is not nice due to constructions happening around also from the pool.

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Dear Simmy V, Greetings from The Kingsbury! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at The Kingsbury on Tripadvisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed a comfortable and pleasant stay with us. Thank you for your valued patronage. We look forward to the opportunity of welcoming you back on your next visit to Colombo. Warmest Regards, Sheahana...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights in a suite overlooking the sea. There is work being done on the sea front but this didn't spoil our stay. The room was very comfortable and the bathroom had a lovely jacuzzi bath. The staff in the hotel were courteous and very helpful, particularly the concierge and the staff in the executive lounge.

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Dear sknjnorton, Greetings from The Kingsbury! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at The Kingsbury on Tripadvisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed a comfortable and memorable stay with us and that all aspects of your stay were to your satisfaction. Thank you for your valued patronage and kind review. We look forward to welcoming you...

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Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Sky Lounge
Sky Lounge
Cuisines: Bar
The Ocean, The Kingsbury
The Ocean, The Kingsbury
Cuisines: Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Kingsbury Colombo, located in the heart of Colombo city by the banks of the great Indian Ocean, is s really an ode to the golden age of grace and elegance. There are 229 rooms and suites in this regal edifice and all of them face the sea. The Kingsbury Colombo is also business and leisure central with shopping, entertainment, dining, Colombo Stock Exchange, foreign & local banks, World Trade Centre, historical sites as well as recreational parks being just a across the road. The Kingsbury is also just five minutes from the Colombo Central Bus Stand and the Colombo Fort Railway Station. The Kingsbury experience will be a personalized, respectful one where patrons will be treated like royalty in keeping with the promise of bringing back 'good-old fashioned' hospitality. The Kingsbury's Restaurants include The Ocean - seafood restaurant, Harbour Court - international cuisine restaurant, Yue Chuan - Chinese restaurant, The Kings - lobby bar, The Pool Café, The Gourmet Station - patisserie and the epicenter of Colombo night life - Sky Lounge. A fully-equipped gym, spa and 24-hour Business Centre and the Executive Lounge with personalized butlers and concierge services add to the pleasures and comforts of The Kingsbury, Colombo. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Kingsbury

Address: 48 Janadhipathi Mawatha | Colombo 1, Colombo 00100, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Price Range: $219 - $295 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Kingsbury 5*
Number of rooms: 229
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Colombo
#6 Business Hotel in Colombo
#7 Spa Hotel in Colombo
#10 Family Hotel in Colombo
#10 Romantic Hotel in Colombo
#12 Luxury Hotel in Colombo
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“Any room above level 4 is the best to selkect from. Have a meal at the seafood restaurant. The prices are very reasonable”
 of 5 bubbles melvilles2017, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Get a room in higher floor”
 of 5 bubbles Violetsilva, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Pizza at the pool bar”
 of 5 bubbles NatnZin, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Go to the rooftop lounge for fantastic sunset views!”
 of 5 bubbles ZachIO, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a sea view”
 of 5 bubbles 720jaideepg, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
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