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The Kingsbury

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#15 of 52 Hotels in Colombo
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wanted to relax for a couple of days after flying economy from London to Colombo. This was a great choice selected by our travel company (George Steuart travel - highly recommended). I would classify this as a 4 star business hotel, but was great for tourists looking for an upmarket hotel. All the hotels we stayed in, in Sri Lanka...

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Windsor
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our introduction to Sri Lankan hotels - night 1 of our tour. What a lovely surprise! All chandeliers, crystal and immaculate tiling. A rather grand wedding or similar celebration was being held as we arrived and it was lovely to see all the dresses and colourful children - like tropical birds! This hotel was very European in design...

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is fantastic.The food is authentic and delicious.The service is friendly and accommodating and the lunch time deals offer great value.All of this in a beautifully presented venue - we couldn't ask for more.Brilliat work !!!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were not staying in Kingsbury but we chose Skylounge for celebrating my daughter's first birthday. We loved the experience. The music, ambience and the hospitality everything was perfect. Special thanks to skylounge team and manager for making it special for us. The view was absolutely gorgeous, especially during sunset.

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Freeport, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Kingsbury is the type of hotel you would expect to find in a European city - all marble and huge crystal chandeliers. If is very formal and very large, you are escorted by a number of staff member so you can't miss reception. Being a very large hotel, it is quite a small tour to get to the elevators...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at the hotel early in the morning and the hotel accommodated us with an early check-in and hearty breakfast. The staff were helpful and attentive throughout our stay. The chefs Athula and Milton ensured we had a memorable dinner whipping up creations which were not on the menu. (This was the best fish curry I had eaten in...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can honestly say that this place is perfect from the outside architecture to the fantastic rooms and breathtaking view just wow. We only stayed for one night and had to leave early the night morning to catch our flight. The room was perfect, and the bed was so comfy that we had to struggle hard to get out of...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is supposedly a luxurious hotel in Colombo. I stayed here for 5 nights. The decor is nostalgically early last century when the British were here. I think the hotel needs a facelift as the rooms are getting old. Well the ceiling in my room leaked water. What's nice here is the seven or so different restaurants.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night on arrival and one night before departure. We had one of their Drivers collect us from the Airport and he met us with bottled water and was extremely friendly and helpful. The journey from the airport was about 45 mins to an hour. We arrived at 6 am and had asked for an early...

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 3 nights before heading off to explore Sri Lanka. Tough call - this is a 4 or 5 rating. Everything was great maybe just not amazing. Nice rooms and bathrooms. Great pool - very much on show to all that dine and rooms. Good food. Good rooms - maybe a little small. Good bathrooms - a bit small...

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“Stay somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles Trup, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room higher than second floor to avoid music from bar.”
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“Rooms on the 8th Floor have a great Sea View.....”
 of 5 bubbles christophervS9054CJ, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the backside have a view of the sea”
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“Best view, rooftop bar, beautiful view”
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