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Hilton Colombo
Hilton Colombo

2 Sir Chittampalam A Gardiner, Colombo

4.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (244 reviews)

This family-friendly Colombo hotel is located by the ocean, within a 10-minute walk of Talangama Wetland, Dutch Hospital …

£148
per night
Grand Oriental Hotel
Grand Oriental Hotel

02, York Street, Colombo 00700

3.5 out of 5.0
3.2 out of 5 (75 reviews)

Located in the heart of Colombo, this hotel is steps from St Peter’s Church and St Peter's Church. Khan Clock Tower and …

£59
per night
The Kingsbury
The Kingsbury

48 Janadhipathi Mawatha, Colombo 1

5.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (310 reviews)

This family-friendly Colombo hotel is located by the ocean, just steps from Bank of Ceylon Tower and Colombo World Trade …

£133
per night
Whitehouse Residencies
Whitehouse Residencies

265/2 R.A De Mel Mawatha, Colombo

3.0 out of 5.0
3.7 out of 5 (16 reviews)

Situated in Colombo, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of St Anthony's Church, Chabad of Sri Lanka, and Gem Museum …

£55
per night
Taru Villas-Lake Lodge
Taru Villas-Lake Lodge

20, Alvis Terrace, Colombo

3.5 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (37 reviews)

Situated in Colombo, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Chabad of Sri Lanka, Gem Museum, and Gangaramaya Temple. US …

£90
per night
The Ocean Front
The Ocean Front

No. 14, Sellamuttu Avenue Colombo 3, Colombo

3.5 out of 5.0
4.3 out of 5 (20 reviews)

Situated in Colombo, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of US Embassy and St Anthony's Church. Bellagio Casino and Chabad …

£76
per night
The Steuart by Citrus
The Steuart by Citrus

45, Janadhipathi Mawatha, Colombo

3.5 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (51 reviews)

Situated in Colombo, this hotel is steps from Bank of Ceylon Tower, Colombo World Trade Center, and King Sri Wickrama …

£68
per night
Galadari Hotel
Galadari Hotel

64, Lotus Road, Colombo 1

4.0 out of 5.0
3.1 out of 5 (27 reviews)

Situated by the sea, this hotel is steps from Bank of Ceylon Tower and Colombo World Trade Center. Talangama Wetland and King …

£125
per night
Ivy Lane Colombo
Ivy Lane Colombo

538, Galle Road, Colombo 00300

3.0 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (32 reviews)

Situated in Colombo, this hotel is steps from Saskia Fernando Gallery and Durdans Hospital. Bellagio Casino and High …

£47
per night
Zylan Luxury Villa
Zylan Luxury Villa

115, Rosmead Place, Colombo

3.5 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (8 reviews)

Located in Cinnamon Gardens, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Dewatagaha Mosque, Pettah Hindu Temples, and Australian High …

£86
per night

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Pocket Guide: Colombo

Visiting Colombo

Visitors are sure to enjoy the restaurants, shopping, and temples in Colombo. Visitors who journey to this welcoming and culturally rich, seaside city can discover its sporting events, beaches, and bars.
  • There are 122 Colombo hotels
  • January is the most expensive month to travel here, while April tends to be the cheapest
  • Closest major airport is in Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.), 18 mi (28.9 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing around Colombo

  • Known for its festivals, museums, and art, including cultural attractions such as Sri Lanka National Museum, National Art Gallery, and Elphinstone Theatre
  • Notable for its temples and landmarks to visit including Gangaramaya Temple, St. Andrew's Scots Kirk Church, and Chabad of Sri Lanka
  • The seaside, beach, and sunsets highlight the natural beauty, and places to visit include Beira Lake, Galle Face Green, and Viharamahadevi Park
  • Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct, Pettah Market, and Majestic City are top spots for shopping
  • Everyone—not just sports fans—will find lots of reasons to cheer at a game or event at Sinhalese Sports Club, R. Premadasa Stadium, or Sugathadasa Stadium

Getting around Colombo

Colombo has plenty of options for transportation. If you want to venture outside of the area, take a train from Colombo Fort Station.

Staying in Colombo

In Colombo, you'll find 122 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, making it easy to plan your perfect holiday retreat at an affordable price:
  • 78 hotels, ranging from GBP 21/night to GBP 184/night
  • 9 aparthotels, ranging from GBP 30/night to GBP 104/night
  • 16 apartments, ranging from GBP 25/night to GBP 95/night
  • 5 B&Bs, ranging from GBP 38/night to GBP 38/night
  • 5 guesthouses, ranging from GBP 24/night to GBP 34/night
  • 7 hostels, ranging from GBP 12/night to GBP 23/night
For family trips or any other travel plans, you might consider these top-rated, larger hotels:
  • Cinnamon Red Colombo, averaging GBP 90.46/night
  • Cinnamon Grand Colombo, averaging GBP 152.03/night
Looking for a romantic getaway, a cosy spot, or a boutique stay? You might like these highly rated smaller hotels or specialty properties:
  • Casa Colombo Hotel, averaging GBP 187.5/night
  • Galle Face Hotel, averaging GBP 143.78/night
Cinnamon Red Colombo, a 3.5-star favourite with Expedia travellers, has a 4.5 out of 5 user rating. Also highly rated by guests are Casa Colombo Hotel and Galle Face Hotel.

Dressing for Colombo

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 32°C and the nighttime average to be 22°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 32°C during the day and 24°C at night
  • July through September averages 30°C during the day and 24°C at night
  • In October–December, the average temperature is 31°C during the day and 23°C at night
  • Colombo gets about 93 millimetres of rain per year
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