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Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo
Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo
Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo
Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo
Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo
Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo
Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo

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7.4

Very good

355 reviews

355 reviews

Housekeeping19
Breakfast5
Food & Dining2
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7.6

Very good

Location rating score

Very good location - 240 meters to the beach
Parking
FREE
Popular landmarks
Independence Square 1.9 km
Independence Memorial Hall 2.0 km
Colombo National Museum 2.3 km
National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka 2.5 km
Viharamahadevi Park 2.9 km
Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple 3.1 km
Galle Face Green 3.8 km
Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct 5.0 km
Mount Lavinia Beach 5.3 km
Jami Ul-Alfar Mosque 5.3 km
Nearby landmarks
Raja Jewellers 60 m
Academy of Design 90 m
Ariyanna Spa 180 m
Vajiraramaya Temple 190 m
Dr Hazari Clinic 190 m
Mediccom Superdrugs 220 m
Bambalapitiya Beach 240 m
Vishaka Pool 310 m
Rhythm & Blues 390 m
Romafour Shop 400 m

Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo

11, Upatissa Road, Bambalapitiya, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 00400 - See map

The car parking and the Wi-Fi are always free, so you can stay in touch and come and go as you please. Conveniently situated in the Bambalapitiya part of Colombo, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple. This 3-star property features restaurant to make your stay more indulgent and memorable.

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Highlights

520 meters to public transportation

Check-in [24-hour]

Airport transport

Currency conversion service

240 meters to the beach

Staff Vaccination
Hygiene Plus
100% of staff fully vaccinated

100% of on-site staff have received all necessary vaccination shots for COVID-19.

Facilities

Front desk [24-hour]

Transport to airport

Valet parking

Shuttle service

Complimentary WIFi in all rooms

Check-in/out [express]

BBQ facilities

Luggage storage

Your dates are popular among travelersUsers are booking a place in Colombo every 22 minutes on Agoda.com
Value for money7.3
Distance to city center2.1 km
Location rating7.6
Nearest airportRatmalana Airport (RML)
Distance to airport8.5 km

Rooms available at Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo

Very good
Room comfort & quality

7.7

Junior Suite
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  • Room size: 24 m²/258 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 king bed
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Standard Room
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  • Room size: 16 m²/172 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 king bed
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Deluxe Room
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  • Room size: 18 m²/194 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 king bed
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Deluxe Twin Room
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  • Room size: 18 m²/194 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 single beds
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Triple Room
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  • City view
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 king bed and 1 single bed
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Room Assigned on Arrival
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  • Shower
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高级房
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    Bungalow
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      Quad Room Panoramic
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        House
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          Frequently asked questions

          What time is check-in and check-out at Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo?

          Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:30 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hotel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

          How do I get to Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo?

          Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind with the additional charge of 35 LKR. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the hotel know you want a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service. A stay at Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo also comes with easy access to the neighborhoods around the hotel through the convenient shuttle service offered at the hotel. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo has a car park right on site for maximum convenience. Parking is free for guests. Parking options include a full-service valet for total ease. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Colombo with private transportation, the hotel can arrange both taxis or car rental.

          Is breakfast offered at Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo?

          Wake up to a great continental breakfast at Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo. Adults can enjoy breakfast offered with an additional charge of 1500 LKR if not included in the room rate. You may save on breakfast costs with Agoda by booking a room with breakfast, which is often included for less than buying it at the hotel.

          What are my dining options at Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo?

          Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo features an on-site restaurant for your dining convenience. To meet any special dietary requirements, halal diet is prepared with the utmost care and attention.

          What is the smoking policy at Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo?

          Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo does not permit smoking in any of its rooms, but allows smoking in designated areas.

          What is the closest train, metro, or bus station to Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo?

          Bambalapitya Train Station is the closest train, metro, or bus station, about 510 m away from Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo.

          What restaurants are nearby Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo?

          Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo is located in Bambalapitiya, famous for good restaurants such as The Fat Crab, Spice Coast and Fork - Marine drive.

          What popular shopping places are close to Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo?

          Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo is located in Bambalapitiya area which features shopping places such as Raja Jewellers, Majestic City and Bullions Exchange.

          What are popular attractions near Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo?

          Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo is located in Bambalapitiya area, which is famous for attractions such as Ariyanna Spa and Vajiraramaya Temple.

          What popular beaches are close to Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo?

          Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo is located in the Bambalapitiya area, which includes Bambalapitiya Beach.

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          What people love about Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo

          • 8.8

            Excellent
            Staff 

            "Convenient location and staff are helpful."

            Manjuka

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            July 6, 2022

          • 8.4

            Excellent
            Spaciousness

            "The room is big and comfortable and it has all the amenities."

            Nicolle

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            July 5, 2022

          • 8.4

            Excellent

            "Amazing Air Con and comfortable bed."

            Glenn

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            April 15, 2022

          Property ranking|Compared to 525 Colombo properties
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          Cheapest price score
          Room comfort score
          7.7/10
          Service score
          8/10
          Location score
          7.6/10
          Better than
          98
          %
          of Colombo properties
          Better than
          87
          %
          of Colombo properties
          Better than
          81
          %
          of Colombo properties
          Better than
          78
          %
          of Colombo properties
          Overall rating:

          7.4

          Very good
          355 reviews
          Cleanliness
          7.2
          Facilities
          6.6
          Location
          7.6
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          What travelers say they love:
          The room Air condition is excellent.
          Anushka from Sri Lanka
          Solo traveler
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          More about Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo

          Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo

          There is never a shortage of things to do in Colombo. Staying at Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo, located just minutes away from the city center, means you will not miss any of Colombo amazing sights.
          Every effort is made to make guests feel comfortable by providing the best in services and amenities. Post your pictures and answer your emails whenever you want, with the hotel's free Wi-Fi internet access. Pre-plan your rides to and from the airport with the hotel's easy to book transportation services. The hotel provides taxi, car hire and shuttle services to help you get to where you want to go in Colombo.
          Parking is available and free, provided by the hotel for guests with their own transportation. While lodging at this wonderful hotel, the helpful staff at the front desk can assist you with multiple services that include concierge service, express check-in or check-out, luggage storage and safety deposit boxes. If you want seats to city's best entertainment, you can get help through the hotel's ticket service and tours. The hotel's on-site dry cleaning service and laundry service help you keep your favorite travel outfits clean so you can pack less.
          In-room conveniences include 24-hour room service, room service and daily housekeeping, so you can relax and enjoy your stay. Some small or last-minute needs can be quickly fulfilled by the convenience stores without having to leave the hotel. The hotel is entirely non-smoking, ensuring a clean air environment. Smoking is restricted to the designated smoking areas.
          Guestrooms are designed to provide an optimal level of comfort with welcoming decor and essential amenities. The hotel provides blackout curtains and air conditioning in some rooms for the benefit of guests. Some selected rooms have television and cable TV to keep guests entertained. The hotel also provides guests with a refrigerator, a coffee or tea maker, bottled water and mini bar in some rooms.
          Knowing that bathroom amenities play an important role in increasing guests' satisfaction, the hotel provides a hair dryer, toiletries and towels in some select rooms.


          Dining and things to do

          Start your vacation days in the best possible way. Begin every morning of your stay with an in-house breakfast. Wake up bright and energetic in the mornings with a cup of good coffee offered at the cafe right at the hotel. Never let hunger affect your travel plans! Restaurants on-site provide convenient and tasty dining options. If you're picky about eating, don't worry! Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo has a selection of cuisine types including halal options.
          Have fun at night with your travel companions right at the hotel's bar.
          Hotel's host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. Have some relaxing fun with family and friends at the shared lounge and TV area.


          Around the property

          There are many attractions to discover within close proximity to Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo. Engage in the city's best art at Colombo National Museum located 2.3 km away, where you can learn about the local art scene and buy original works.


          Reasons to stay here

          Rooms here are cheaper than 98% of accommodations in the city.
          This hotel's food and dining score higher than 89% of accommodations in the city.
          Room comfort is said to be outstanding here, scoring higher than 86% of accommodations in the city.

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          Amenities and facilities
          Good
          Facilities

          6.6

          Most talked about facilities

          Housekeeping

          17 mentions

          Breakfast

          13 mentions

          Food & Dining

          6 mentions

          Internet

          3 mentions

          Languages spoken

          • English
          • Arabic
          • Hindi
          • Sinhala
          • Tamil

          Internet access

          • Complimentary WIFi in all rooms
          • Internet services
          • Wi-Fi in public areas

          Things to do, ways to relax

          • Ticket services
          • Tours

          Cleanliness and safety

          • Anti-viral cleaning products
          • Body thermometer
          • Breakfast in room
          • Breakfast takeaway service
          • Cashless payment service
          • Daily disinfection in all rooms
          • Daily disinfection in common areas
          • Doctor/nurse on call
          • Face coverings on staff
          • First aid kit
          • Free face masks
          • Guest rooms seal after sanitization
          • Hand sanitizer
          • Hot water linen and laundry washing
          • Hygiene certification
          • Individually-wrapped food options
          • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
          • Professional-grade sanitizing services
          • Protective screens in common areas
          • Room sanitization opt-out available
          • Rooms sanitized between stays
          • Safe dining setup
          • Sanitized kitchen and tableware items
          • Shared stationery removed
          • Staff trained in safety protocol
          • Sterilizing equipment
          • Temperature check for guests and staff

          Dining, drinking, and snacking

          • Alternative meal arrangement
          • Bar
          • BBQ facilities
          • Bottle of water
          • Coffee shop
          • Restaurant [halal]
          • Restaurants
          • Room service [24-hour]

          Services and conveniences

          • Air conditioning in public area
          • Concierge
          • Contactless check-in/out
          • Convenience store
          • Currency conversion service
          • Daily cleaning
          • Disabled facilities
          • Dry cleaning
          • Elevator
          • Food delivery
          • Grooming service
          • Invoice provided
          • Ironing service
          • Laundry service
          • Luggage storage
          • Meeting/banquet facilities
          • Safety deposit boxes
          • Smoke-free property
          • Smoking area

          For the kids

          • Family room
          • Kids meal

          Access

          • CCTV in common areas
          • CCTV outside property
          • Check-in/out [express]
          • Check-in/out [private]
          • Check-in [24-hour]
          • Fire extinguisher
          • Front desk [24-hour]
          • Non-smoking rooms
          • Pets allowed
          • Safety/security feature
          • Security [24-hour]
          • Smoke alarms

          Getting around

          • Bicycle parking
          • Car park [free of charge]
          • Car park [on-site]
          • Rental car
          • Shuttle service
          • Taxi service
          • Transport to airport
          • Valet parking

          Available in all rooms

          • A/C
          • Accessible by elevator
          • Alarm clock
          • Blackout curtains
          • Carpeting
          • Cleaning products
          • Closet
          • Clothes rack
          • Coffee/tea machine
          • Complimentary drinking water
          • Desk
          • Hair dryer
          • Individual air conditioning
          • Iron and ironing board
          • Laptop safe box
          • Linens
          • Lock box in room
          • Locker
          • Mini bar
          • Non-smoking
          • Phone
          • Private bathroom
          • Refrigerator
          • Safety/security feature
          • Satellite/cable channels
          • Seating area
          • Shower
          • Smoke alarm
          • Socket near the bed
          • Sofa
          • Toiletries
          • Towels
          • Trash cans
          • Wake up call
          • Wi-Fi
          • Wi-Fi [complimentary]
          Food and dining
          Breakfast options
          • Asian
          • Continental
          • Halal
          • Italian
          • Vegetarian
          • Full English/Irish
          Restaurants on site

          Flemingo Restaurant

          • Cuisine: American, Local
          • Menu: Buffet, A-la-carte
          Location
          11, Upatissa Road, Bambalapitiya, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 00400
          Very good
          Location

          7.6

          Airports

          • Ratmalana Airport (RML)
            8.5 km 30 min drive
          • Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB)
            32.4 km 1.0 hour drive

          Public transportation

          • Bambalapitya Train Station
            520 m
          • Wellawatta Railway Station
            1.7 km

          Hospital or clinic

          • Dr Hazari Clinic
            190 m

          Shopping

          • Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct
            5.0 km

          Convenience store

          • On-site

          Cash withdrawal

          • ATM
            470 m
          What's nearby

          Popular landmarks

          • Independence Square
            1.9 km
          • Independence Memorial Hall
            2.0 km
          • Colombo National Museum
            2.3 km
          • National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka
            2.5 km
          • Viharamahadevi Park
            2.9 km
          • Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple
            3.1 km
          • Galle Face Green
            3.8 km
          • Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct
            5.0 km
          • Mount Lavinia Beach
            5.3 km
          • Jami Ul-Alfar Mosque
            5.3 km

          Nearby landmarks

          • Raja Jewellers
            60 m
          • Academy of Design
            90 m
          • Ariyanna Spa
            180 m
          • Vajiraramaya Temple
            190 m
          • Dr Hazari Clinic
            190 m
          • Mediccom Superdrugs
            220 m
          • Bambalapitiya Beach
            240 m
          • Vishaka Pool
            310 m
          • Rhythm & Blues
            390 m
          • Romafour Shop
            400 m
          Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
          Property policies
          Children and extra beds

          Extra beds vary by room. Please check each room's capacity for details.

          All children are welcome.

          Infant 0-3 year(s)
          Stay for free if using existing bedding.
          Baby cot/crib may be requested directly from the property.
          Children 4-5 year(s)
          Stay for free if using existing bedding.
          If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
          Guests 6 years and older are considered as adults
          Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
          Others
          • When booking 6 or more rooms, special policies may apply.
          Some helpful facts

          Check-in/Check-out

          • Check-in from14:00
          • Check-out until12:30
          • Reception open until00:00

          Getting around

          • Airport transfer fee35 LKR
          • Distance from city center2.1 km
          • Travel time to airport (minutes)17

          Extras

          • Breakfast charge (unless included in room price)1500 LKR

          The property

          • Number of bars/lounges0
          • Number of floors4
          • Number of restaurants1
          • Number of rooms 37
          • Year property opened2014
          • Most recent renovation2014

          Reviews of Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo from real guests

          Provided by verified guests of Agoda
          7.4
          /
          10
          Cleanliness7.2
          Facilities6.6
          Location7.6
          Room comfort and quality7.7
          Service8.0
          Value for money7.3
          High score for Colombo
          Rating
          9+ Exceptional (52)
          8-9 Excellent (53)
          7-8 Very Good (47)
          6-7 Good (29)
          <6 Below Expectation (68)
          Time of the year
          Mar - May (48)
          Jun - Aug (59)
          Sep - Nov (39)
          Dec - Feb (103)
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          9.7
          Exceptional
          Malvinderjit from Malaysia
          Solo traveler
          Standard Room
          Stayed 1 night in January 2015

          Would definitely recommend”

          Friendly staff, comfortable and clean, value for money

          As a solo female traveller and my first time in Sri Lanka, the staff at Ceylon City Hotel went above and beyond to help me feel comfortable and answered any questions/doubts I had. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone wanting to stay in Colombo, for the price you pay the comfort and convenience is unparalleled. As for location although it isn't as central as can be, tuk tuks are readily available at a low cost to take you anywhere. All in all I loved my stay and my gratitude goes out to the excellent staff.

          Reviewed January 07, 2015

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          9.0
          Exceptional
          Hawwa from Maldives
          Family with teens
          Deluxe Room
          Stayed 3 nights in February 2015

          Medical Stay in Ceylon City Hotel”

          Friendly Staff/Comfortable Rooms/Reaonably Priced

          I chose to go to this hotel based on the reviews and I was glad I chose Ceylon City Hotel. The staff were very friendly and helpful. I enjoyed the Flamingo restaurant. The rooms were beautifully designed and decorated. Few flaws were the constant banging of doors. Something wrong with door stopper. Need to fix that. The toilet had a foul odor. Other than that our stay was very pleasant.

          Reviewed February 27, 2015

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          8.0
          Excellent
          Yusuf from Singapore
          Group
          Deluxe Room
          Stayed 13 nights in August 2019

          13 nights @ Ceylon City Hotel”

          The overall experience at Ceylon City Hotel was good. The hotel location was very important for our event. Initial there was some issue with room cleanness, but once brought to staff attention it was fixed. The daily breakfast had Srilankan spread for a change. The staff, front desk, manager were all very courteous and helpful.

          Reviewed September 19, 2019

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          Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and we are glad to get your high approval. We always work hard to make sure all our guests feel happy and comfortable during their stay. We hope to welcome you soon once again. Thank You.

          Responded September 24, 2019
          Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo
          10.0
          Exceptional
          Imran from Maldives
          Solo traveler
          Deluxe Room
          Stayed 1 night in April 2019

          Excellent”

          This is a hotel that i will always love to be back.The staff from security to the management is very friendly and helpful with everything.I dont remember the names of all the staff but everyone is very helpful and friendly.I happen to there when the eastersunday bomb attack happened in Colombo and i noticed that the MD was very concerned about the guests and also his staffs,he was asking the guests if everything is ok and need any help.I saw he was acting very quick to arrange passes for his staffs who had to leave the hotel in the night after their duty when the curfew starts.I will definitely be back.

          Reviewed April 28, 2019

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          Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and we are glad to get your high approval. We always work hard to make sure all our guests feel happy and comfortable during their stay. We are sorry for the unfortunate incidents that happened in Colombo and we are safe we made you safe and comfortable during the incidents. The safety of out guests and staff are the top priority and our MD acted and advised us accordingly. We hope to welcome you soon once again. Thank You.

          Responded April 30, 2019
          Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo
          9.7
          Exceptional
          Mohamed from Maldives
          Couple
          Standard Room
          Stayed 1 night in May 2015

          Great stay”

          Location, Staff and Cleanness

          It was great stay at the Ceylon City Hotel. The room was very comfortable, perfect location very nice staff.

          Reviewed December 25, 2015

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          6.0
          Kelly from United Kingdom
          Group
          Standard Room
          Stayed 2 nights in January 2015

          A fairy decent place to stay”

          Staff, wifi, cleanliness

          The Ceylon City Hotel is a perfectly adequate place to stay. There's not much to do in the part of town that the hotel is located in and it feels a little way a away from any action. My friend and I ended up paying a bit in tuk tuk fares during our days stay in the city. The staff are very attentive and sweet. Our room had no window, which made it feel a little claustrophobic, it weirdly smelt of cigarette smoke. Overall, slightly overpriced, but not terrible. I probably wouldn't stay there again if I happened to go back to Colombo.

          Reviewed February 03, 2015

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          8.3
          Excellent
          Sally from United Kingdom
          Business traveler
          Junior Suite
          Stayed 2 nights in November 2014

          short stay at Ceylon City Hotel”

          Service was excellent. Bed very comfortable. Location good.

          I really enjoyed my stay thanks to the lovely, attentive staff who went out of their way to ensure I had everything I needed. I asked to change rooms, as the first one I was given was on the first floor and I was concerned about noise from the street (I'm a very light sleeper) and they immediately changed me to the quietest room they could find. Having said that, the hotel is located off Galle Road (a very busy road where a lot of hotels are) and was quieter than I imagine other hotels in the area might be. Staff were also very quick to respond to any other request I had. The restaurant is a bit basic, but the biryani I had for dinner was delicious, and the prices reasonable. Overall this is a good value hotel in this budget range.

          Reviewed December 01, 2014

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          10.0
          Exceptional
          Abdelrahman from Maldives
          Business traveler
          Standard Room
          Stayed 5 nights in February 2020

          EXCELLENT RECEPTION , EXCELLENT HOUSE KEEPING, EXCELLENT HOSPITALIZATION ”

          THHANQ FOR EVERY ONE WORKED IN THIS GREAT HOTEL THAT MADE MY STAY REMIND-ABLE AND MUCH BETTER THAN I PREDICT BEFORE GOING .. AS IT IS MY FIRST TIME TO VISIT SRILANKA ,, VERY GOOD LOCATION EXCELLENT HOUSE KEEPING WHO WERE CLEANING AND CARING ABOUT ALL SMALL DETAILS IN THE ROOM EVERY DAY CLEANING THE ROOM AND CHANGING THE BED SHEET AND CHECKING THE WATER , TEA AND COFFE AND IF I NEED ANY THING THEY PROVIDED VERY FAST SO I ASKED THEM ABOUT THEIR NAMES AS I APPRECIATE THEIR HELP AND THEIR COOPERATION IN THEIR JOB TO MADE GUESTS HAPPY .. THANQ DHARSHANA THANQ DANISHKUMAR THANQ HASAN ASKIN ALSO GREAT THANKS TO THE RECEPTIONIST " RIFAZ " WHO WAS ALWAYS SMILING AND HELPFUL AND MAKING EVERY THING FAST WITH A SMILE .. IN MY NEXT VISIT I WILL VISIT THIS HOTEL AGAIN AND I WILL RECOMMEND IT TO MY FRIENDS AND MY FAMILY THANQ DR RASHA

          Reviewed February 23, 2020

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          Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and we are glad to get your high approval. We always work hard to make sure all our guests feel happy and comfortable during their stay. We hope to welcome you soon once again. Thank You.

          Responded February 27, 2020
          Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo
          9.3
          Exceptional
          Samantha from Australia
          Couple
          Standard Room
          Stayed 1 night in January 2015

          Pleasantly surprised ”

          Super friendly Staff. Wood apple beverage on arrival. Comfortable room

          As soon as we walked in we were greeted with friendly smiles from the staff and refreshment towels. We were promptly shown to our room (without having to wait at all!) and after a few minutes we receive complimentary wood apple smoothies! They were really yum and we had been wanting to try these so it was a nice surprise! The room is nice with a massive bed and A/C. Everything is fine and it is good value for money if you want a nice room at a reasonable price. Location is good. The staff seemed to want to do everything they could to make our stay more enjoyable. Highly recommend staying here. I had an enjoyable stay. If I had to be picky I would suggest that the shower could be upgraded & be replaced with a single glass frame enclosure so there is extra room and this would make the bathroom look modern. Also the aircon could be turned on a few minutes before the guest enters to make it more refreshing on arrival. But neither really bothered me. Cheers!

          Reviewed February 01, 2015

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          9.0
          Exceptional
          Louis from France
          Couple
          Standard Room
          Stayed 2 nights in January 2015

          Great new hotel near Galle rd”

          Location, Staff, Cleanliness/Comfort

          This is a brand NEW hotel. You can feel it when you take a shower: it is very clean and the towels feel like they have never been used before. The beds are really great, super comfortable and everything is just perfect. The staff is so nice, greeted us with a class of fresh juice upon arrival and always smiling and helped us book a taxi to the airport. This is a hotel I would definitely recommend for business our leisure travelers. The only downside I can see is that our room (#303) was located directly beneath the restaurant and we could hear the chairs dragging on the floor in the morning, which woke us up around 8 or 9 AM. Other than that, no issues! Great stay!

          Reviewed January 05, 2015

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          9.6
          Exceptional
          Anushka from Sri Lanka
          Solo traveler
          Standard Room
          Stayed 1 night in August 2019

          Great value for money”

          The hotel provides all basics for the money you pay. In simple terms very worth for money. I stayed in the very basic catogory room, but it had all the essential facilities, including Safety Box, fridge, Hot water, Cable TV, comfortable bed..etc. The room Air condition is excellent. I always have problems with other budget hotels with bad ACs.

          Reviewed August 28, 2019

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          Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and we are glad to get your high approval. We always work hard to make sure all our guests feel happy and comfortable during their stay. We hope to welcome you soon once again. Thank You.

          Responded August 31, 2019
          Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo
          9.3
          Exceptional
          Louise from Ireland
          Solo traveler
          Deluxe Room
          Stayed 1 night in February 2015

          Nice hotel”

          Staff were friendly, rooms are very clean, check in and out times were relaxed

          We had a lovely stay at Ceylon city.

          Reviewed February 13, 2015

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          5.7
          David from United Kingdom
          Couple
          Deluxe Room
          Stayed 2 nights in December 2014

          New Year Stay - Not Recommended”

          It is a new hotel and the room had a very comfortable bed and all white, fresh, cotton bedding

          This hotel,like most hotels in Sri Lanka,is way overpriced compared to hotels in other parts of Asia,Thailand being the best value of all. The photographs on Agoda are deceiving,it is off the main Galle Road but down a very unattractive lane with some small workshops/repair shops next to the hotel. The lobby and entrance to the hotel itself are small and ugly for such a new hotel.The pictures of the rooms are also deceiving as they are much smaller than they appear. I had booked a deluxe room, which although it had all the facilities the size was NOT 'deluxe'. Worse the shower-room/toilet was tiny. Way below par for deluxe standard. I am a small thin person and for me the shower cubicle was claustrophobic so I hate to think how it would feel for an average sized person. Also, the room I was given had a strange connecting door, which actually connected to a staff locker room accessed through a tiny door at the side of the lift shaft - weird and annoying - as I could here staff going into it at all hours of the night and making a noise. As the room was next to the lift door - which I had specifically requested not to be placed next to - I could here the bing-bong of its announced arrival all night long. My stay was from the 31st, New Years Eve, to the 2nd of January so when I complained about the room and its location the duty manager claimed that there were no other rooms available as the hotel was fully booked. He also claimed that the room was indeed a deluxe room!!! Finally, the hotel is located in Colombo District 4. I feel it is far too far from the centre of the city and far too far down the Galle Road. Better to stay in District 3, which has more restaurants and bars.I would not recommend this hotel, although the staff were polite and courteous the actual building is badly designed and in a poor location.

          Reviewed January 07, 2015

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          9.3
          Exceptional
          paulina from Poland
          Couple
          Standard Room
          Stayed 1 night in February 2015

          Nice stay ”

          Clean, close to city center,

          We arrived just after our early flight - they charge us extra for early check in - 35 $ what is bit a lot but they made for us free upgrade. Nice welcome with tasty cup of tea. Clean room with A/C and tea - coffee facilities. They arrange also for us Tuk Tuk drive by very kind and safe driver which made tour around Kolombo with us and charge rational money. Nice hotel.

          Reviewed March 09, 2015

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          8.7
          Excellent
          Wasantha from Sri Lanka
          Business traveler
          Standard Room
          Stayed 1 night in January 2015

          Good for money”

          Staff. Background and Room Conditions

          Room was ok and specially for a business visitor the hotel has satisfactory conditions. Hotel staff was very friendly and helpful for the guests as well as for any visitors. I would recommend the hotel to anyone looking for a budget stay.

          Reviewed June 20, 2015

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          8.7
          Excellent
          Richard from United States
          Couple
          Standard Room
          Stayed 1 night in September 2015

          Great staff, clean comfortable room”

          Attentive staff, excellent breakfast, very nice modern room

          A little distance from the Fort and tourist area but an easy tuk tuk ride there. There are plenty of eating and shopping options within walking distance from the hotel including a nice shopping center. The staff were particularly helpful and friendly and spoke excellent English. They arranged late check out and hotel taxi to the airport in Negombo for our evening flight.

          Reviewed October 17, 2015

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          6.4
          Good
          Mark from United States
          Group
          Standard Room
          Stayed 1 night in June 2016

          No as good as I expected”

          We were on the second floor room 207, which is really small. There is just enough room for three suitcases and the bed. The bathroom was tiny as well. I didn't mind the size issue as much as the really powerful mold smell that was present in the hallway and room, more so in the hall. We had to leave at 7am so we couldn't eat breakfast but they were nice enough to pack us a sandwich and a few pieces of fruit and water. I would not return here, not that it was horrible but it wasn't very good and I believe that there must be better options in Colombo.

          Reviewed June 23, 2016

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          9.3
          Exceptional
          Laura from Australia
          Solo traveler
          Standard Room
          Stayed 1 night in January 2015

          Excellent value”

          Staff, clean and nice room, tv

          Excellent. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The room is well appointed. It is close to the city centre. The Tv worked well And had HBO.

          Reviewed January 14, 2015

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          8.0
          Excellent
          Luxman from Sri Lanka
          Couple
          Standard Room
          Stayed 3 nights in December 2017

          Lovely Hotel but poor food preparation by Flamingo Restaurant.”

          We enjoyed our stay in the Hotel and their staffs were friendly, helpful and were quick to respond to our needs. However, the major downfall for this place would be their food. They have wide range of food offering during breakfast session but they were not up to the mark. The food is priced at USD10 and wish it could have tasted better. Hope the management can work on this but it was a worth stay overall.

          Reviewed December 26, 2017

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          Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and we are glad to get your high approval. We always work hard to make sure all our guests feel happy and comfortable during their stay. We hope to welcome you soon once again and we will certainly look and improve our standards at Flaming Restaurant. Thank You.

          Responded January 02, 2018
          Ceylon City Hotel, Colombo
          8.4
          Excellent
          Mukrim from Tanzania
          Solo traveler
          Standard Room
          Stayed 1 night in April 2017

          Excellent”

          Good location in a quiet street away from Galle Road. Not many taxi drivers know the street. Breakfast could be improved. Not much choice. Had to ask for fresh pineapple which was later brought in from the kitchen. Steak menu included potato which was missing. Had to point that out and it was brought later. Corridors are not bright and cheerful as I would have liked them to be. Too gloomy for my liking. Not bad for the price though.

          Reviewed May 02, 2017

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