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Cheapest month:March
Most expensive month:April
Average price in Colombo City Centre:R1 282/night
Absolute cheapest price found:R227/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Monday
R227 - R2 823
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R798 - R798
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Cinnamon Grand Colombo
Cinnamon Grand Colombo
8,6 Excellent
77, Galle Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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1,6 km from city centre, Colombo, Sri Lanka 

Strategically located in the middle of the city, this 5-star hotel makes for an ideal base in Colombo. It also offers outdoor tennis courts, a Jacuzzi and an outdoor pool.

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Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo
Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo
8,5 Excellent
115, C. A. Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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0,4 km from city centre, Colombo, Sri Lanka 

Strategically located in the heart of the city, this 5-star hotel makes for an ideal base in Colombo. It also offers a Jacuzzi, outdoor tennis courts and an outdoor pool.

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Taru Villas - Lake Lodge
Taru Villas - Lake Lodge
9,2 Excellent
20, Alvis Terrace, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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2,0 km from city centre, Colombo, Sri Lanka 

Strategically located in the middle of the city, this 4-star guest house makes for an excellent base in Colombo. It also offers an express check-in and check-out feature, free Wi-Fi and a lake.

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Galle Face Hotel
Galle Face Hotel
8,7 Excellent
2 Galle Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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1,3 km from city centre, Colombo, Sri Lanka 

Boasting a saltwater swimming pool, a swimming pool and a private beach, Galle Face Hotel is a deluxe base in Colombo. This modern hotel is set in the heart of the city.

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Cinnamon Red Colombo
Cinnamon Red Colombo
8,8 Excellent
59, Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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2,4 km from city centre, Colombo, Sri Lanka 

Offering a rooftop terrace and an outdoor pool, Cinnamon Red Colombo is situated in Colombo and is a five-minute stroll from Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology and Prime Minister's House. There is also a gym with a swimming pool.

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Taj Samudra
Taj Samudra
8,7 Excellent
25 Galle Face Centre Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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1,0 km from city centre, Colombo, Sri Lanka 

Strategically located in the centre of the city, this 5-star hotel makes for an ideal base in Colombo. It also offers an outdoor pool, body treatments and free Wi-Fi.

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Ramada by Wyndham Colombo
Ramada by Wyndham Colombo
7,7 Good
30 Sir Mohamed Macan Markar Mawatha, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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1,2 km from city centre, Colombo, Sri Lanka 

Strategically located in the centre of the city, this 4-star hotel makes for an excellent base in Colombo. It also features an outdoor pool, a Jacuzzi and a sauna.

Cheapest hotels near Colombo City Centre, Colombo

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Metro Port City Hotel
Metro Port City Hotel
7,6 Good
108 Kathiresan Street, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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1,4 km from city centre,  

Conveniently situated, Metro Port City Hotel allows for easy access to Colombo's best hot spots. It also offers a 24-hour reception, a concierge and an express check-in and check-out feature.

R257
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City hotel
City hotel
5,9 Okay
32 Dam Street, 3rd Floor, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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1,1 km from city centre,  

Centrally situated, City hotel Colombo offers easy access to Colombo's popular hot spots. It also provides free wireless internet.

R302
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Thilhara Days Inn
Thilhara Days Inn
7,4 Good
No. 75 Union Place, Colombo 2, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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1,3 km from city centre,  

Conveniently located in the heart of the city, this 3-star hotel makes for an ideal base in Colombo. Only a short walk from Visumpaya, it provides luxury rooms equipped with a mini bar, free wireless internet access and a flat-screen TV.

R362
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Earl's Red Colombo
Earl's Red Colombo
6,6 Good
266, Doctor Danister De Silva Mawatha, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3,4 km from city centre,  

Strategically located in the centre of the city, this 3-star hotel makes for an excellent base in Colombo. It also offers free Wi-Fi, a concierge and luggage storage.

R558
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Cinnamon Red Colombo
Cinnamon Red Colombo
8,8 Excellent
59, Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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2,4 km from city centre,  

Offering a rooftop terrace and an outdoor pool, Cinnamon Red Colombo is situated in Colombo and is a five-minute stroll from Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology and Prime Minister's House. There is also a gym with a swimming pool.

R1 011
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Ramada by Wyndham Colombo
Ramada by Wyndham Colombo
7,7 Good
30 Sir Mohamed Macan Markar Mawatha, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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1,2 km from city centre,  

Strategically located in the centre of the city, this 4-star hotel makes for an excellent base in Colombo. It also features an outdoor pool, a Jacuzzi and a sauna.

R1 102
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Jetwing Colombo Seven
Jetwing Colombo Seven
8,7 Excellent
57, Ward Place, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3,0 km from city centre,  

Jetwing Colombo Seven offers a comfortable setting while in Colombo. It provides 5-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

R1 343
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Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo
Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo
8,5 Excellent
115, C. A. Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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0,4 km from city centre,  

Strategically located in the heart of the city, this 5-star hotel makes for an ideal base in Colombo. It also offers a Jacuzzi, outdoor tennis courts and an outdoor pool.

R1 373
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Hotel prices near Colombo City Centre

3 stars
Cinnamon Red Colombo
No. 1 most popular

Cinnamon Red Colombo

59, Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha, Colombo, Sri Lanka

8,8 Excellent
R1 011

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4 stars +
Taj Samudra
No. 1 most popular

Taj Samudra

25 Galle Face Centre Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka

8,7 Excellent
R1 932

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Hilton Colombo Residences
No. 2 most popular

Hilton Colombo Residences

200 Union Place, Colombo, Sri Lanka

8,6 Excellent
R1 766

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Cinnamon Grand Colombo
Best value

Cinnamon Grand Colombo

77, Galle Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka

8,6 Excellent
R1 630

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About Colombo City Centre

The city of Colombo is the largest city in Sri Lanka and its commercial and cultural heart, offering visitors an eclectic range of attractions including heritage sites and cultural events. The city centre of Colombo is home to much of what the capital has to offer with an array of interesting museums, galleries and much more available to visitors. A city that has been at the forefront of history for thousands of years, Colombo also has a lot of modern attractions to offer and is a rewarding place to visit for people of all ages.

Many visitors to Colombo city centre will spend a day or two exploring some of the city’s finest historical attractions or wander through its many museums and galleries. The city is at its most beautiful down on the Galle Face Green Promenade along the Indian Ocean, where both locals and visitors gather to enjoy the views. Shopping opportunities in Colombo city centre are also extensive whether it is buying the latest brands or picking up a unique souvenir from a local artisan. Colombo is known for its vast number of street food stalls lining the streets throughout the city, so visitors are never too far away from enjoying a bite to eat.

Colombo is served by Bandaranaike International Airport, also named Colombo International Airport. The Colombo International Airport has two passengers terminals, and getting from the airport into the city centre of Colombo is possible either by public buses or with a licensed airport taxi, although car rental companies are available for those requiring their own vehicle. Getting around Colombo is simple as there are many trishaw and taxi services as well as public bus routes.

The city of Colombo is known to have been inhabited for thousands of years and boasts a rich heritage. Colombo and Sri Lanka as a whole have been under the rule of many different nations over the centuries including the British Empire and Portugal until it gained independence in 1948. The climate in Colombo remains warm year round and typically experiences two rainy seasons between April and May as well as September and November.

Colombo City Centre travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels near Colombo City Centre?

    Cinnamon Grand Colombo is a very popular hotel near Colombo City Centre, with a score of 8,6 from 667 reviews. Taj Samudra (8,7 from 497 reviews) and Ramada by Wyndham Colombo (7,7 from 355 reviews) are also highly rated Colombo City Centre hotels, based on recent feedback from HotelsCombined users.