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Cheap Hotels in Colombo

61,Fife Road, Colombo 05
3.3 Miles from the centre

Located in the heart of Colombo, Fife Residencies is a five-bedroom house offering comfortable rooms with hot and cold shower facility. Free Wi-Fi access is provided in the entire property. Featuring tiled flooring, air-conditioned rooms are simply furnished with a desk and wardrobe. Private bathrooms come with shower facilities and free toiletries. The property provides a common seating area, balcony and dining area. Breakfast is available on request. Fife Residencies can assist to arrange for tour excursions and travel arrangements. Airport transfer is available at an additional charge. Guests can also rent a car to explore the area and visit various attractions. Complimentary private parking is provided. The property is just 500 metres from the prominent Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall and 2.5 km from the city centre. Asiri Surgical Hospitals, Lanka Hospital and Oasis Hospital. Colombo Fort Railway Station is 3 km away, while Katunayake International Airport is 30 km from the property For meals, local and international foods are available at the restaurants nearby, within 100 metres away.

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per night from £22
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02 York Street
0.4 Miles from the centre

The charming Grand Oriental Hotel is a city hotel situated in the lively metropolis of Colombo. The hotel is situated on the prominent York Street surrounded by businesses and banks and in close proximity to the beach and a host of bars, shops and restaurants. Colombo International airport is just 45 minutes' driving distance from the hotel.The colonial style hotel dates back to 1875 and has long been popular with Colombo natives particularly for ballroom dancing. Once a mansion of a Dutch Governor and military barracks it enjoys a long and varied history. Elements of a bygone era are displayed the hotel including old crockery and furniture and these combined with exceptional modern convenience give this decadent hotel that little something special.

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per night from £24
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132,Central Road,Colombo12,Srilanka
0.8 Miles from the centre

The charming Port View City Hotel is a city hotel situated in the lively metropolis of Colombo. The hotel is situated on a prominent street, surrounded by businesses and banks, and it is located in close proximity to the beach and a host of bars, shops and restaurants. The Colombo International airport is just 45 minutes' driving distance from the hotel. The hotel provides an exceptional modern convenience that gives this decadent hotel that little something special that will make guests' stay a unique experience.

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per night from £24
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No.7, 40th Lane
4.5 Miles from the centre

Modern rooms and apartments with free Wi-Fi and a balcony are found at Lafala Hotel & Service Apartment. 2 km from the city centre, it features a sea view restaurant, 24-hour front desk and garden. Lafala Hotel & Service Apartment is 100 metres from Wellawatta Beach Wellawatte Bus Station. Dehiwala Zoo is 1.9 km away while Bambalapitiya Railway Station is 3 km from Lafala Hotel. National Museum of Colombo is 5 km from the property. Each air-conditioned and non-smoking room comes with a flat-screen satellite TV and desk. Private bathroom comes with a shower and hairdryer. Apartments includes a sofa, dining area and well-equipped kitchen with stove, microwave, refrigerator and electric kettle Free private parking is available at the disabled friendly property, which offers guests access to a shared lounge. Other facilities include a tour desk, luggage storage and airport shuttle service. Sri Lankan, Chinese and Continental cuisines will be served at Lafala Restaurant on request.

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per night from £32
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11 Marine Drive, Colombo - 06
3.8 Miles from the centre

This apartment hotel is located right by the beach, 500 metres from the centre of Wellawatte and 2 kms from the nearest restaurants and the tourist centre of Colombo city. Guests will find links to the public transport network 2 kms from the hotel. The journey to the hotel from Bandaranaike International Airport takes approximately 45 minutes. This apartment hotel offers a total of 140 modern 2 and 3-bedroom apartments. This hotel features an indoor swimming pool, a gym, a sauna, a steam room and a hot tub, and guests can also relax with a massage or spa treatment. Golf fans will find the nearest golf course 5 kms away. Serving a range of dishes, from a selection of fresh sea food to authentic Sri Lankan dishes, the restaurant is open both to hotel guests and outside bookings. For opulence and comfort in Colombo, this hotel will surpass all expectations.

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per night from £32
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86 Dr Colvin R De Silva Mawatha, Colombo 2
0.8 Miles from the centre

Zak Residences provides studios and apartments with self-catering facilities and free 4G WiFi in Colombo. A 5-minute drive from Beira Lake and Slave Island Railway Station, the property offers bicycle rentals. Zak Residences is 1.2 km from the American Embassy and Colombo Town Hall. Sri Lanka National Museum is 1.5 km away while Colombo World Trade Centre is 1.7 km from the property. Bandaranaike International Airport is 28 km away. Each studio and apartment has a satellite/cable TV, dining area and kitchenette with electric kettle, microwave and refrigerator. Private bathroom comes with a shower, hairdryer and free toiletries. Bottled drinking water, tea/coffee, milk and sugar are also free.

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per night from £36
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Lorenz Rd
3.5 Miles from the centre

Akara Suites & Apartments is a self-catering accommodation located in Colombo. Free WiFi access is available. The property is 1.4 km from Bambalapitiya Railway Station and 2.6 km from Asiri Surgical Hospital. The apartment will provide you with air conditioning and a flat-screen TV with pay-per-view channels. Complete with a microwave, the dining area also has an oven and a refrigerator. Featuring a shower, private bathroom also comes with a bath or shower and free toiletries. Extras include a washing machine, bed linen and ironing facilities. If you feel like visiting the surroundings, check out Srilanka National Museum (3.1 km) and American Embassy (3.6 km). Bandaranaike International Airport is located 33 km from the property.

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4/9, Sanasa Mawatha , Off koswatte Road , Nawala,
3.9 Miles from the centre

Conveniently situated just 1 km away from the Colombo City Limits, Bangalawa features tastefully furnished guestrooms with complimentary bottled water. Guests also enjoy free Wi-Fi access available at all areas. Featuring traditional Sri Lankan décor and hardwood floors, the fan-cooled rooms at Bangalawa are equipped with a flat-screen cable TV. A seating area and kitchenette are also included. This modern resort is located just 3 km from Naranhenpita Railway Station. Colombo Zoo is 10 km away and the National Museum of Colombo is 8 km away. Bandaranaike International Airport is 32 km away. Asiri Surgical Hospital is 1.3 km away. Guests can make travel arrangements at the tour desk. Other facilities include luggage storage space and meeting facilities. Authentic Sri Lankan and Indian meals can be enjoyed at the in-house restaurant.

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per night from £39
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328, Galle Road
1.6 Miles from the centre

This hotel is located in the city of Colombo, which is the gateway to the enchanting island of Sri Lanka. Guests can easily reach all major spots within the city centre in a few minutes by car. Katunayake international airport lies approximately 1.5 hours away. The small and elegant hotel comprises of 73 double and eight single rooms. Facilities on offer include two restaurants, a bar and a cocktail lounge. Moreover, guests can enjoy games room, a TV lounge and four conference rooms. The rooms all come fully-equipped as standard featuring either a balcony or a terrace. The air conditioning is centrally regulated. Leisure options include an outdoor swimming pool. An entertainment programme is also offered on an occasional basis.

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per night from £43
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Marine Drive, 10th Lane, No.24, Colombo 3
2.3 Miles from the centre

Ocean Edge Suites offers you a choice of 78 fully furnished Suites and Studios. Modern, Comfortable and with all the conveniences necessary for today's independent travellers, the property provides facilities such as Complimentary Wifi in all rooms, an indoor swimming pool, fitness centre, car park and an in-house restaurant & bar. We would like to make your stay as comfortable as possible.

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per night from £51
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433 Galle Road Colombo 3
2.2 Miles from the centre

Strategically located in Colombo and only 1.5 km from the U.S Embassy and 5 min walk from the British Council, Mandarina Colombo offers modern and comfortable accommodation with free WiFi access throughout the property. It features a rooftop infinity outdoor pool and provides complimentary parking on site. The hotel is just a 10-minute walk from Majestic City, Majestic Cinema, Barefoot Gallery, Casino Marina Colombo, Bellagio Colombo and 1.5km from Sri Lanka National Museum. The Colombo Town Hall is about 1.2 km away, while a 2 minute walk to the Durdan's Hospital, 2.9km from Asiri Surgical and 2.9km from Lanka Hospital. The Bandaranaike International Airport is accessible within a 1-hour drive. Fitted with carpet flooring, air-conditioned rooms include a wardrobe, in-room safe, a flat-screen satellite/cable TV and sofa seating area. Electric kettle and minibar are also provided. The en suite bathroom comes with towels, hairdryer, bathrobes, slippers and shower facility accompanied with free toiletries. Operating a 24-hour front desk, friendly staff at Mandarina Colombo can assist guests with car rental, currency exchange and laundry services.   The in-house restaurant located on the 11th Floor (On The Eleventh) serves a selection of international dishes for guests to enjoy, while a coffee shop located on the ground floor (Café M) serves a selection of quick snacks with Tea/Coffee. Kollupitiya is a great choice for travelers interested in food, restaurants and shopping.

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per night from £52
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Ward Place, Colombo 07
1.9 Miles from the centre

It is the first city hotel to be built by the premium hospitality brand in the cosmopolitan city of Colombo, and stands overlooking the metropolis. The views from the rooftop restaurant and bar are truly spectacular; they offer a bird's eye view of the heart of Colombo, and its bordering beach. Centrally located, Jetwing Colombo Seven is in close proximity to all key shopping and business areas. Other sights of interest include the imposing Colombo National Museum, dedicated to Sri Lankan history, the sprawling Viharamahadevi Park and its seated, golden Buddha. Home to serviced apartments, studio apartments and rooms, its minimalist décor ensures a contemporary design is ever present in the hotel's architecture and ambience. It bears testament to the traditional Sri Lankan hospitality the brand exemplifies, and offers a lovely time of respite, both to the business and leisure traveler.

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per night from £68
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Hotels in Colombo

Colombo is Sri Lanka's largest city, with a modern, metropolitan ambience and clear European influences. As a port town and former British colony, it's a popular gateway to the rest of the country. Colombo's own charms are out in force, from its scenic waterside developments, to its tropical climate all year round.

The city's rapid modernisation has seen the facilities and quality of all Colombo hotels increase. Your options – almost all with waterside views – include a Hilton and a Grand Oriental.

Getting around

The city's public transport network is extensive, with bus stops and rail stations criss-crossing the map. On the Coastal Line, you can get to Mount Lavinia for the ‘Golden Mile' of sandy beaches, as well as Sri Lanka's National Zoological Gardens.

Colombo is ‘fenced off' on the north side by the Kelani River. With the entire west border of the city running down the coast and Beira Lake in the middle, it has more of an island atmosphere. There are regular ferry services to India via Mumbai and Chennai.

Sightseeing in Colombo

A visit to the sprawling harbour is not to be missed. The Port of Colombo is the busiest in both Sri Lanka and the whole of South Asia. The harbour itself is very industrial, yet there are also many tourist attractions around such as the Colombo Lighthouse.

The Colombo Fort Clock Tower is a former lighthouse and one of the Colombo Fort area's main landmarks.

The centre of the city is known as the Slave Island area or Colombo 02. The name dates back to colonial times. It's a very multicultural side of Colombo, with plenty of shopping centres and the Hindu Subramaniya Temple. The temple is also close to the Masjidul Akbar mosque, representing the area's substantial Muslim population.

Sri Lankan food

Many trademark Sri Lankan dishes use coconut and a blend of strongly scented spices. Alongside regional styles, curries in particular are staple dishes throughout the country. It's unlikely you'll see a Sri Lankan restaurant without ‘parippu' – dhal, a lentil curry – on the menu, which is definitely worth a try.

Colombo is packed with restaurants, so if you're in the mood for something a bit different, it's not hard to find. Pick up Chinese or Japanese food, or discover the influence of the city's links to Tamil Nadu with some South Indian cuisine.

Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Colombo

What are the best hotels to stay in Colombo?

The best hotels to stay in Colombo are Hilton Colombo, Global Towers and Bangalawa.

What are the most convenient hotel rates in Colombo?

Fife Residencies in Colombo offers one night in a double room at the price of £21.

What hotels are in the central Colombo neighborhood?

Hilton Colombo, Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel and The Kingsbury are located in the central neighborhood of Colombo.

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