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Thilhara Days Inn
Thilhara Days Inn
7,2 Good

1,3 km from city centre, Colombo Show on map

GoodBased on 486 reviews
7,2

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 modern rooms equipped with a private bathroom, free wireless internet access and tea and coffee making facilities.

Skylounge Apartment 2 Colombo
Skylounge Apartment 2 Colombo
8,6 Excellent

1,8 km from city centre, Colombo Show on map

ExcellentBased on 131 reviews
8,6

SkyLounge Apartment 2 Colombo offers a comfortable setting when in Colombo. It is conveniently located in the city centre.

Cinnamon Grand Colombo
Cinnamon Grand Colombo
8,6 Excellent

1,6 km from city centre, Colombo Show on map

ExcellentBased on 796 reviews
8,6

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 a rooftop terrace.

Ramada by Wyndham Colombo
Ramada by Wyndham Colombo
8,0 Excellent

1,1 km from city centre, Colombo Show on map

ExcellentBased on 391 reviews
8,0

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.

Galle Face Hotel
Galle Face Hotel
8,9 Excellent

1,3 km from city centre, Colombo Show on map

ExcellentBased on 1 178 reviews
8,9

Galle Face Hotel is ideally positioned in Colombo, and provides a private beach, a swimming pool and a saltwater swimming pool. It has a fitness centre, as well as a sauna, a coffee bar and a Jacuzzi.

Metro Port City Hotel
Metro Port City Hotel
7,5 Good

1,4 km from city centre, Colombo Show on map

GoodBased on 501 reviews
7,5

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

Taj Samudra
Taj Samudra
8,8 Excellent

1,0 km from city centre, Colombo Show on map

ExcellentBased on 567 reviews
8,8

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.

Earl's Red Colombo
Earl's Red Colombo
7,5 Good

3,4 km from city centre, Colombo Show on map

GoodBased on 504 reviews
7,5

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, luggage storage and a laundry service.

Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo
Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo
8,6 Excellent

0,4 km from city centre, Colombo Show on map

ExcellentBased on 473 reviews
8,6

Strategically located in the heart of the city, this 5-star hotel makes for an ideal base in Colombo. It also offers a Jacuzzi, free Wi-Fi and a rooftop terrace.

Hilton Colombo Residences
Hilton Colombo Residences
8,6 Excellent

1,6 km from city centre, Colombo Show on map

ExcellentBased on 159 reviews
8,6

Conveniently positioned, Hilton Colombo Residence offers easy access to Colombo's popular sightseeing areas. It also provides a Jacuzzi, an outdoor pool and outdoor tennis courts.

Tips for booking a Colombo City Centre hotel

Cheapest month:March
Most expensive month:April
Average price in Colombo City Centre:R1 239/night
Absolute cheapest price found:R219/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Monday
R219 - R2 728
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
R772 - R772
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top Rated hotels near Colombo City Centre

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Cinnamon Grand Colombo
Cinnamon Grand Colombo
8,6 Excellent

1,6 km from city centre, Colombo Show on map

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 a rooftop terrace.

2
Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo
Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo
8,6 Excellent

0,4 km from city centre, Colombo Show on map

Strategically located in the heart of the city, this 5-star hotel makes for an ideal base in Colombo. It also offers a Jacuzzi, free Wi-Fi and a rooftop terrace.

3
Taru Villas - Lake Lodge
Taru Villas - Lake Lodge
9,1 Excellent

2,0 km from city centre, Colombo Show on map

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

4
Galle Face Hotel
Galle Face Hotel
8,9 Excellent

1,3 km from city centre, Colombo Show on map

Galle Face Hotel is ideally positioned in Colombo, and provides a private beach, a swimming pool and a saltwater swimming pool. It has a fitness centre, as well as a sauna, a coffee bar and a Jacuzzi.

5
Cinnamon Red Colombo
Cinnamon Red Colombo
8,8 Excellent

2,4 km from city centre, Colombo Show on map

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. It provides 4-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

6
Taj Samudra
Taj Samudra
8,8 Excellent

1,0 km from city centre, Colombo Show on map

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.

7
Ramada by Wyndham Colombo
Ramada by Wyndham Colombo
8,0 Excellent

1,1 km from city centre, Colombo Show on map

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.

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City hotel
City hotel
7,1 Good

1,1 km from city centre, Colombo Show on map

Less than a 20-minute walk from Fort Railway Station, City hotel Colombo provides guests with an ideal base while in Colombo. It is conveniently located in the city centre.

R292
Avg. per night
Thilhara Days Inn
Thilhara Days Inn
7,2 Good

1,3 km from city centre, Colombo Show on map

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 modern rooms equipped with a private bathroom, free wireless internet access and tea and coffee making facilities.

R306
Avg. per night
Earl's Red Colombo
Earl's Red Colombo
7,5 Good

3,4 km from city centre, Colombo Show on map

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, luggage storage and a laundry service.

R379
Avg. per night
Metro Port City Hotel
Metro Port City Hotel
7,5 Good

1,4 km from city centre, Colombo Show on map

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

R423
Avg. per night
Cinnamon Red Colombo
Cinnamon Red Colombo
8,8 Excellent

2,4 km from city centre, Colombo Show on map

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. It provides 4-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

R802
Avg. per night
Ramada by Wyndham Colombo
Ramada by Wyndham Colombo
8,0 Excellent

1,1 km from city centre, Colombo Show on map

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 021
Avg. per night
Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo
Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo
8,6 Excellent

0,4 km from city centre, Colombo Show on map

Strategically located in the heart of the city, this 5-star hotel makes for an ideal base in Colombo. It also offers a Jacuzzi, free Wi-Fi and a rooftop terrace.

R1 021
Avg. per night
Jetwing Colombo Seven
Jetwing Colombo Seven
8,8 Excellent

3,0 km from city centre, Colombo Show on map

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

R1 108
Avg. per night

Hotel prices near Colombo City Centre

3 stars

R306 - R1 590

Earl's Red Colombo

No. 1 most popular

R379
Avg. per night
Taru Villas - Lake Lodge

No. 2 most popular

R1 590
Avg. per night
Thilhara Days Inn

Best value

R306
Avg. per night
4 stars and up

R1 021 - R1 575

Cinnamon Grand Colombo

No. 1 most popular

R1 444
Avg. per night
Hilton Colombo Residences

No. 2 most popular

R1 575
Avg. per night
Ramada by Wyndham Colombo

Best value

R1 021
Avg. per night

Best prices found by HotelsCombined users in the past 24 hours.

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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 795 reviews. Hilton Colombo Residences (8,6 from 159 reviews) and Jetwing Colombo Seven (8,8 from 543 reviews) are also highly rated Colombo City Centre hotels, based on recent feedback from HotelsCombined users.