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Colombo City Hotel

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Chennai
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

The location is convenient and the staff friendly. However, the rooms are small. The ones we were in (us as well as other rooms where friends stayed), all had a bad smell. A mix of cigarette smoke for sure, but quite bad. The breakfast spread was very sparse (and stale). Only if you must.

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cmb_cityhotels, General Manager at Colombo City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, Thank you for your review. At check in time had you requested for NON SMOKING rooms the receptionist would have helped you, however as it was peak time we may not have had this type of rooms on the day you checked in. We are sorry about the breakfast, and a bit concerned, as most guests have liked...

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Me and my husband stayed the last night of our 2nd part of honeymoon in Srilanka. After coming from Maldives to Srilanka everyone said that we will hate Srilanka. But we really hated Kandy because of the people there, the way the charge the tourists like anything without reason. Bentota took our hearts away will again visit that place and...

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cmb_cityhotels, Owner at Colombo City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your review. we are sorry to hear that you were not happy with the staff, but please rest assured that we DO NOT discriminate our guests because of the nationality. If you could be more specific we could certainly inquire into your complaint. The Management Team

Reviewed 18 December 2016

An amazing hostel...great terrace with views of city.nice clean spacious rooms...plugs in your lockers is always a bonus...antony who runs it is great friendly and very helpful of where to go and how...great breakfast too! I would stay here again for sure! Perfect way to start your srilankan trip!

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cmb_cityhotels, General Manager at Colombo City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Ours is not a hostel and we do not have any staff by the name of Anthony. Maybe this is a review of another property. Sorry The Management Team

Reviewed 17 December 2016

I went in December with few friends of mine to the roof top. View was average with main views to few 5 star hotels and WTC. This hotel is closer to many business locations in the heart of Colombo. There is no car park as such and has to park outside. Had a Nasigurang rice but below expectations. Good to...

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cmb_cityhotels, Owner at Colombo City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review, and will take steps to improve the Nasigurang. We do have parking at our basement for hotel guests FOC and had you inquired from our security they would have directed you, but it may have been full as when bands perform the basement car park tends to get full. The Management Team

Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Stayed 2 nights (1st night 4am arrival). Excellent location, minutes walk from Pettah, Fort Station, and Galle Face Green. Staff was friendly. Room was quiet and clean enough. Good breakfast included. I'd definitely stay again.

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cmb_cityhotels, Owner at Colombo City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your time taken to write a review. We are glad that you had an excellent stay and enjoyed your holiday. We would certainly like to welcome you and your friends or family . Thank you once again. The Management Team

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Very good hotel for budget stay in central Colombo. Friendly staff, good rooms with breakfast, very helpful management to make your stay comfortable. Close to the beach and other five star hotels. In house travel desk to organize safe local tours.

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cmb_cityhotels, General Manager at Colombo City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for your review. We appreciate your time taken to write this review. We would be delighted to welcome you back offering VIP services. The Management Team

Sugarloaf, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Used this hotel for a day while waiting for an evening flight. Clean, convenient, comfortable cozy room. Very ploite staff both at reception and housekeeping. I wuld definately stay here for a few days to enjoy the city. perfect for an airprt / train transfer. Well worth a night or two.

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cmb_cityhotels, Owner at Colombo City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your review. We care and appreciate the time taken by you to write this review. Thanks again, The Management Team

Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Quite clean and well maintained. The rooms were too compact but good enough for business stay and not family. The roof top restaurant was awesome with a view of the city traffic on one side and the sea a little distant on the other and the food too. The staff are yet to be trained to be very courteous. Overall...

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cmb_cityhotels, Owner at Colombo City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your review. We care and appreciate the time taken by you to write this review. Your point taken with regard to the staff and we will improve this ASAP Thanks again, The Management Team

Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Budget stay in the heart of combo. Closer to main railway, banks, major hotels and street market. 40 mins from Airport. Cute rooms with tidy n clean bathrooms. Good service. Value for money. Good for a short stay. Try next time.

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cmb_cityhotels, Owner at Colombo City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for your review. We care and appreciate the time taken by you t write this review. Thanks again, The Management Team

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Colombo city hotel is a wonderful destination for the business traveller . The staff is nice . The rooms are clean and nice . The roof top restaurant is majestic . The food is decent . Easily accessible and a short walk from the sea face .

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cmb_cityhotels, Owner at Colombo City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the review. We are glad that you had a very good experience at our hotel and furthermore enjoyed the ambience at our roof top restaurant. We hope that you will return and we will look forward to welcoming to our hotel. The Management Team

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  • Free Parking
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  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Colombo City Hotel is located in the heart of Colombo right opposite to the World Trade Center Twin Towers and the old Dutch Hospital,now converted to a modern shopping complex which is a world heritage site, it is also walking distance from the old parliament. A short stroll from the hotel and you will find your self amidst historic buildings and the Colombo port. This is the ideal location for business travelers and people who want a taste of the metropolitan. With 51 rooms and a wonderful rooftop restaurant/bar offering value for money food, beverages & sprites. This hotel is star classified by the tourist board and is offering affordable accommodation at the best location in the City of Colombo and is a great choice for most travelers. ... more   less 

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Address: 33 Canal Row | Fort Colombo 01, Colombo 00100, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Price Range: €63 - €75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Colombo City Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 51
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“Try to get a room at higher floor and road facing. If you want total peace ..then go for room on back side.”
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