Cinnamon Grand Colombo
Highlights: True to the reputation that all Taj Group of Hotels enjoy, Taj Samudra too enjoys a lot of reputation among its guests for its international quality of services rendered. Ensure that you don’t miss out on the absurdly awesome aromatherapy sessions from Ayurveda professionals at the spas here.
Location: Galle Face, Colombo.
Price: Around LKR33000; however it is worth every penny as you will get to witness luxury like never before here.
Activities & Amenities: Spas with relaxing wellness treatments, swimming pool, gym, pool tables and other recreational activities.
Distance from main city: 2km from Gangaramaya Temple and 5km from Colombo Fort.
Food: The international quality of food and wine at Taj Samudra is definitely ranked as one of the best in the world.
La Villa Sanctuary
Highlights: The hospitality offered at this place is considered to be one of the best in Colombo as it is lines with the traditions of Sri Lankan culture. English speaking attendants are available 24/7 here; therefore the place is one of the first choices for foreign guests coming here.
Location: Forest Drive, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Colombo.
Price: Approximately LKR9200.
Activities & Amenities: The place has a swimming pool, free internet service, library, spas that offer relaxing massages and other adventurous services like biking, cycling and hiking in the open areas around the resort.
Distance from main city: 9.7km from Mount Lavinia and 33.8km from Bandaranayake airport.
Food: Apart from choosing from a wide range of local and international cuisines, you can order special diet meals here and your request will be granted immediately.
Ranveli Beach Resort, Colombo
Highlights: A major highlight of this place is that the beach is just about one km away. The place is also one of the most sought after honeymoon destinations, as couples love to take a cosy stroll along the beach during the evening hours.
Location: De Seram Road, Colombo.
Price: Around LKR6500.
Activities & Amenities: Open air restaurant, free Wi-Fi, courtyard pool, excellent gardens, separate kitchens and many more.
Distance from main city: 4km from National Zoological Gardens and 12km from the famous Gangaramaya Temple.
Food: The restaurant at this resort serves all kinds of international cuisine and the bar houses excellent choices of local and international quality of drinks.
Palm Beach Hotel
Highlights: The food available at this place is simply out of the world; hence it has garnered a lot of positive reviews from guests.
Location: Mount Lavinia, Colombo.
Price: Approximately LKR10000.
Activities & Amenities: Beach club, swimming pool, gym, laundry services, pool table, pastry shops and other recreational activities. There is a lot of open space around the hotel, where guests can take a relaxing stroll during the evenings.
Distance from main city: 45km from International airport and very close to National Zoological Gardens, famous temples and resorts.
Food: Close to 5 restaurants offering local delicacies, cocktails, impressive collection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and various international cuisines.
Highlights: During 2015, this hotel was named as the “Best Luxury Business Hotel”. Within a short span of time, Kingsbury has managed to build a loyal customer base, thanks to its excellent service and hospitality.
Location: Heart of Colombo city.
Price: Approximately LKR24000.
Activities & Amenities: Free Wi-Fi connectivity, swimming pool, gyms, kids play zone, baby sitters, sky lounges to view sunsets in their full glory, fitness centres and other recreational amenities.
Distance from main city: 2km away from the famous Galle Face Green and Beira Lake.
Food: Resort employs international chefs who cook authentic global dishes fresh throughout the day here.
Cinnamon RED Colombo
Highlights: The resort was constructed with the main aim to blend luxury with economy – it has done a perfect job out of it! It is probably the only hotel in Colombo which looks and offers services like that of a 5-star accommodation but charges tariffs on par with budget accommodations.
Location: Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha, Colombo.
Price: Around LKR14000.
Activities & Amenities: Pool, gym, free Wi-Fi, mini fridges, coffee making machines, lobby lounge, rooftop bar etc.
Distance from main city: 12-minute walk from the famous Viharamahadevi Park and around 2km from the famous Beira Lake.
Food: Cocktails and tapas, Continental and other international cuisines are offered here along with excellent wine and beer choices.
Mount Lavinia Hotel, Colombo
Mount Lavinia Hotel was once a palace in
1806. Today, much of the colonial style of the place is kept intact, thanks to
the excellent management of the hotel authorities.
Highlights: One of the best 5-star heritage hotels in Colombo.
Location: Dehiwala, Colombo.
Price: Approximately LKR28000.
Activities & Amenities: This is a five star luxury beach resort. Hence, the services, food, beverages, recreational facilities, rooms, interiors and overall ambience are absolutely top-class. When you are done with touring around the place, you can get mental and physical rejuvenation from the resort’s spa and beauty parlour. Alternatively, you could also chill around in the resort’s pool.
This resort offers unlimited entertainment for guests of all age groups.
Distance from main city: 4 minute-walk from railway station of Mount Lavinia and 4km from the National Zoological Gardens.
Food: Seafood is the speciality of this resort as all the 3 restaurants here churn up lip-smacking local and international cuisine styles.
Galle Face Hotel Colombo
Highlights: The hotel was constructed in 1864 and has been offering great value for money for guests ever since.
Location: Centre of Colombo City.
Price: approximately LKR 25000 per night.
Activities & Amenties: The hotel houses a spa, fitness centre, library and museum which take tourists through the timeless treasures of the place. There is an exclusive Expeditions team here, which helps guests to travel around some of the local tourists sites nearby.
Distance from main city: 2km from the famous Gangaramaya Buddha Temple. Food: Various dining joints like Verandah, Pool bar, Traveller’s Bar, Sea Spray, Chequerboard and The 1864 provide authentic Sri Lankan sea food delicacies and other international cuisines all through the week.
Highlights: During specific seasons, lots of affluent people choose this venue for family weddings. Apart from this, the place is also the venue for high level business meetings and conferences.
Location: Main city.
Price: Around LKR21200.
Activities & Amenities: You can access the fitness centres, spas and lounges at this hotel at any time during the day. There are attendants all over the place waiting to serve you. The resort’s pool bar is a major attraction for the local and foreign guests coming here in large numbers all through the year.
Distance from main city: 2km from Galle Face Green.
Food: The restaurants and cafes here serve food and snacks from different parts of the world to cater to their international guests.