The Kingsbury

Colombo, Sri Lanka

3.7 K reviews
Excellent business hotel. Close to Harbour. Easily accessible by car and close to the beach. Fantastic service.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Central Heating
    • Radio
    • Bathroom
    • Safe
    • Internet Access
    • Shower
    • King-size Bed
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Minibar
    • Bathtub
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Lounge
    • Fridge
    • Carpeting
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
  • Facility
    • Elevators
    • Laundry Service
    • Shops
    • Hairdresser
    • Café
    • Medical Assistance
    • Currency Exchange
    • WLAN access
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • Nightclub
    • Air conditioning
    • Conference Room
    • Public Internet Access
  • Food
    • Breakfast Served
    • Half Board
    • Full Board
    • Children's Pool
    • Outdoor Pool(s)
    • Number of Pools
    • Massage
    • Squash
    • Steam bath
    • Sauna
    • Tennis
48 Janadhipathi Mawatha Colombo Sri Lanka
0.7 mi to downtown


The hotel is situated in the Janadhipathi Mawatha area of Colombo. This magnificent hotel is set in close proximity to the mighty Indian Ocean. It is 1 km from the centre of Colombo, and Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) is 35 km away.


The hotel was built in 1973. Guests can enjoy a pleasant stay in one of the 250 rooms. A lobby and a reception are available to travellers. Amenities include a currency exchange service. Among the culinary options available at the accommodation are a restaurant, a dining area, a café and a bar. Shopping facilities are also available. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the establishment. Additional services include medical assistance, room service, a laundry service and a hairdresser.


Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning and a bathroom. Most of the accommodation units offer a sea view. A safe and a minibar are also available. A fridge, a mini fridge and a tea/coffee station ensure a comfortable stay. An ironing set is also available for guests' convenience. Other features include a telephone, a TV, a radio and WiFi. A hairdryer and bathrobes are provided in the bathrooms for everyday use. The hotel offers smoking rooms.


The accommodation features an outdoor pool and a children's pool. A range of options are available, including tennis, a gym, squash, a spa, a sauna, a steam bath and massage treatments. Entertainment facilities include a disco.


A variety of catering options can be booked. Guests can choose between half board and full board.


  • Location
    "Great location"

    Superb dining options. Wonderful environment. Fabulous location.

    "Great location, close to the train station." "Great shopping at the nearby city centre, and close to the beach." "Good car access, but so-so parking." "Excellent sightseeing, restaurants and bars nearby."

  • Breakfast
    "Tasty breakfast"

    Wonderful buffet breakfast. Scrumptious breakfast buffet. Superb breakfast.

    "Great and affordable breakfast."

  • Bar and Beverages
    "Bar is awesome"

    Excellent cocktails. Free cocktails. Beautiful rooftop bar.

    "Nice bar with tasty alcoholic drinks." "Bar service is acceptable."

  • Service
    "Fantastic service"

    Superb staff. Excellent manager. Awesome food service.

    "Friendly, somewhat professional service and acceptable management." "Reception is poor, as is the restaurant service." "Average bar service and housekeeping." "Room service could have been improved." "Great concierge service." "Booking process should be better organized." "Good pool/beach service."

  • Room
    "Great room"

    Fantastic jacuzzi bath. Wonderful sea view. Amazing ocean view.

    "Rooms are tidy with excellent beds and great views from the balcony." "Poorly-maintained, small, old rooms with inadequate A/C." "Bathrooms clean enough and adequately sized." "Shower was ok." "Good kitchenette."

  • Beach
    "Reasonable beach"

    Close to the sea. Near beach area. Strewn beach.

    "Reasonable beach."

  • Comfort

    Quiet relaxing time. Noisy building site. Noisy generator.

    "Reasonably comfortable rooms, and okay bathroom size." "Small rooms with some noise and insufficient A/C, but good beds."

  • Amenities
    "Ordinary amenities"

    Quiet rooftop. Doesn't include executive lounge. Noisy building site.

    "Hotel building and grounds are alright." "Great terrace but old facilities with a poor entrance area." "Beautiful architecture." "Elevator in need of updating." "Adequate meeting & event facilities."

  • WiFi
    "Complaints about WiFi"

    No internet. Signal didn't work. Terrible wi-fi.

    "Wifi quality could be improved."