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For the first-time traveller, Colombo has much to offer as a premier metropolis.. Drawing together a combination of culture, modernity and tradition, this city presents guests an unforgettable experience – one that captures the heart, character and spirit of the country. From a patchwork of local markets to never-ending stretches of golden coasts, prepare to catch a glimpse of stunning attractions when you visit this city, each with a story to tell.

With excellent travel connections and a beautiful view of the Indian Ocean, The Kingsbury is ideally located in the heart of Colombo and offers quick access to the city’s business centers, shopping complexes, restaurants, pubs, as well as boutique outlets, making it the ideal base for both business and leisure travellers.

The hotel is situated at the far end of the famous Galle Face Marine drive and with the newly developing Colombo Port, travellers are presented with a unobstructed view of the metropolis on one side with the hottest night spots including the Sky Lounge, shopping malls and the best of Colombo’s cultural locations just minutes away, and the endless Indian Ocean on the other.

Convenient to international air travel, The Kingsbury is approximately a 70-minute drive from the airport and the distance from the Bandaranaike International Airport to Colombo is around 35 km.


Time Zone: GMT +05:30

Language(s) Spoken: Sinhala, Tamil and English

Electrical System: 230 V. adapters available on request.

Working Hours: On weekdays - 24 hours, On weekends - 24 hours