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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 15 November 2013

One night stay on my way to Kandy, hotel is at right location but over all there is good scope for improvements and it can be the best if there is some face lift in over all facility. Staff are good and courteous and food needs special attention.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 16 October 2013

This was the beginning of our epic 10 day road trip around Sri Lanka. We just needed a place to lay our heads for the night, therefore a place central, within 10 mins walk from Colombo Rail Station and at a reasonable price was essential. This place ticked those boxes. We asked for recommendations of places to eat in the...

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Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 12 October 2013

Pros: Excellent location. Surrounded by Hilton, WTC, Galadari, Kingsbury et. al. Staff (front desk, housekeeping and restaurant) were courteous and helpful. Staff provided useful travel and tour advise and were to the point. Restaurant run by the hotel in the patio area (street level) was moderate with a basic menu and reasonably priced for the location. Breakfast was basic but...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 30 September 2013

Only a locational advantage for this property as it is opposite World Trade Centre and next to Dutch Hospital (a superb place to spend the evening and enjoy the wide variety of food in all the joints). Rooms are below average. Beds are ok. The bathroom is only for slim people - the fat ones will have a tough time...

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 22 September 2013

Bed Sheets. Blankets were in pathetic conditions - could see some blood stains on them (00000), despite pointing out no action was taken. Hotel Staff was very rude and not at all fit for hospitality industry.

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 9 September 2013

Excellent location near the beach, (not that I would swim in that beach), and opposite the World Trade Centre, short tuk tuk (don't pay more than 400LKR) to fix price shopping street (odels etc) and street stalls (haggling encouraged), a little cleaner than the other parts of Colombo, but that can change overnight, Great rates for a reasonable sized bedroom...

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Reviewed 25 August 2013

Paid x10 the meter was showing on the taxi I had organised to pick me up from the airport, rooms was dirty sheets had not been washed , towel had stains on them and to top it off I was woken at 6:30after arriving at 3am by a maintenance man nailing the tiles on my balcony.. I called reception thrice...

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saltash
Reviewed 25 August 2013

A very basic hotel, clean and tidy but no atmosphere at all. Almost a transit hotel with no character. Not a place I would recommend for my friends to stay at. Tucked away in the centre of town and not a place that anyone has ever heard of, very nondescript and totally uninspiring.

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Faro, Portugal
Reviewed 22 August 2013

The Colombo City Hotel is a excellent choice for a 3 stars hotel in Colombo. Its central location, right in front of the towers of the World Trade Centre and halfway between the Gale Face Green and the popular area of street markets in Pettah, makes it a great place for any visit of the city. Furthermore, the roof terrace...

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Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 16 August 2013

The hotel is located opposite the World Trade Centre and adjacent to Old Dutch Hospital – very convenient area of Colombo. However the hotel is very dated, dark and dirty. We only stayed there for one night and had pretty much enough of it. In our bathroom, there is a hole in the ceiling above the toilet, clearly displaying the...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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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 

Additional Information about Colombo City Hotel

Address: 33 Canal Row | Fort Colombo 01, Colombo 00100, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Price Range: $91 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Colombo City Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 51
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