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The Kingsbury

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  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“sky lounge”(96 reviews)
“harbour court”(40 reviews)
“ocean restaurant”(18 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
5.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

The Kingsbury was refurbished to a high standard a few years ago and sits in a commanding position at the top of Galle Face. Service is excellent, with very polite, attentive staff. It has a good range of restaurants and the food is good -...More

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Response from CRMTheKingsbury, Customer Relationship Manager at The KingsburyResponded 8 November 2017

Dear David_Cotton, Greetings from The Kingsbury! Thank you for taking the time to review The Kingsbury on Tripadvisor. We greatly value and appreciate your comments which are an integral aspect of our self evaluation and improvement process. Rest assured your comments are duly noted and...More

Reviewed 6 November 2017

Travelled in the month of September and opted for the Premium room for a family of 3. This hotel is the first 5 star hotel of Colombo, as it claims. Located in a really posh area, the hotel is built next to the President's house...More

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Response from CRMTheKingsbury, Customer Relationship Manager at The KingsburyResponded 8 November 2017

Dear arpitbond13, Greetings from The Kingsbury! Thank you for taking the time to share details of your stay at The Kingsbury on Tripadvisor. We are truly delighted that you experienced a wonderful stay with us and that all amenities and service were to your satisfaction....More

Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

I visited this hotel for dinner with 8 family members whilst in Colombo. The Harbour Court restaurant has a huge buffet with a massive variety of food which includes a terrine buffet, a large salad selection, seafood, a mixture of Western and Asian style foods,...More

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Response from CRMTheKingsbury, Customer Relationship Manager at The KingsburyResponded 7 November 2017

Dear Tina D, 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 dining at Harbour Court Restaurant and the variety and quality were to your satisfaction. We...More

Reviewed 5 November 2017

We stayed here twice in March 2017 on our two week honeymoon!! Our first visit was when we arrived from the Maldives and stopped two nights to allow us to explore Colombo before doing a five day tour of Kandy and Newara Eliya. We returned...More

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Response from CRMTheKingsbury, Customer Relationship Manager at The KingsburyResponded 7 November 2017

Dear the-runner, Greetings from The Kingsbury! Thank you for sharing your experience in Sri Lanka and details of your stay at The Kingsbury on Tripadvisor. We are truly delighted that you enjoyed a comfortable and memorable stay with us and look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We stayed in a suite which was spacious with a fabulous view. Staff was helpful and friendly. Club lounge was below the standard of many others I have stayed in, a poor variety of food offered. There was a fabulous evening buffet which was reasonably...More

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Response from CRMTheKingsbury, Customer Relationship Manager at The KingsburyResponded 6 November 2017

Dear mcgorr, Greetings from The Kingsbury! Thank you for sharing details of your stay on Tripadvisor. We are truly delighted to learn that you enjoyed a wonderful stay at The Kingsbury and that all aspects of your stay with us were to your satisfaction. Thank...More

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Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room Service
Free Parking
Meeting Rooms
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Airport Transportation
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$160 - US$179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Colombo
#6 Business Hotel in Colombo
#7 Family Hotel in Colombo
#8 Spa Hotel in Colombo
#10 Romantic Hotel in Colombo
#12 Luxury Hotel in Colombo
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Details
Price range
US$160 - US$179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Colombo
#6 Business Hotel in Colombo
#7 Family Hotel in Colombo
#8 Spa Hotel in Colombo
#10 Romantic Hotel in Colombo
#12 Luxury Hotel in Colombo
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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Response from David_Cotton | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. I was working for a client who arranged my transport.
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16 August 2017|
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Response from Dr. Manoj V | Reviewed this property |
They are flexible for a. Outlet of hours
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geraghtycaroline
11 July 2017|
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Response from Gowri R | Reviewed this property |
We took a room on the 8th floor facing the Galle road! V good view and yes we had iron and board. Coz I had to press our clothes everyday, we stayed there and how I hated doing it😜!
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"Rooms facing Ocean and the grens"
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"Away from the lift"
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"higher up for a better view"
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"floor 4,8,9 executive rooms high floors get noise from roof bar at night"
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