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Thilhara Days Inn
Thilhara Days Inn
7.3 Good
No. 75 Union Place, Colombo 2, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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1.3 km from city centre, Colombo, Sri Lanka 
GoodBased on 505 reviews
7.3

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.

Bongo Stay
Bongo Stay
8.2 Excellent
11 Boyd Place, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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2.1 km from city centre, Colombo, Sri Lanka 
ExcellentBased on 3 reviews
8.2

Located close to Slave Island Railway Station, this comfortable bed and breakfast is an ideal base for those wanting to discover Colombo and its surrounds. It is conveniently situated in the city centre.

Skylounge Apartment 2 Colombo
Skylounge Apartment 2 Colombo
8.6 Excellent
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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1.8 km from city centre, Colombo, Sri Lanka 
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
77, Galle Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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1.6 km from city centre, Colombo, Sri Lanka 
ExcellentBased on 797 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.

Galle Face Hotel
Galle Face Hotel
8.9 Excellent
2 Galle road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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1.3 km from city centre, Colombo, Sri Lanka 
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.

Ramada by Wyndham Colombo
Ramada by Wyndham Colombo
8.0 Excellent
30 Sir Mohamed Macan Markar Mawatha, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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1.1 km from city centre, Colombo, Sri Lanka 
ExcellentBased on 393 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.

Metro Port City Hotel
Metro Port City Hotel
7.5 Good
108 Kathiresan Street, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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1.4 km from city centre, Colombo, Sri Lanka 
GoodBased on 502 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
25 Galle Face Centre Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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1.0 km from city centre, Colombo, Sri Lanka 
ExcellentBased on 585 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.

Metro City Hotel
Metro City Hotel
6.1 Good
122, Justice Akbar Mawatha, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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1.1 km from city centre, Colombo, Sri Lanka 
GoodBased on 180 reviews
6.1

Situated within walking distance of Fort Railway Station, this comfortable bed and breakfast is a convenient base for those wanting to explore Colombo and its surrounds. It is ideally located in the city centre.

Earl's Red Colombo
Earl's Red Colombo
7.5 Good
266, Doctor Danister De Silva Mawatha, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3.4 km from city centre, Colombo, Sri Lanka 
GoodBased on 525 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.

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Cheapest month:March
Most expensive month:April
Average price in Colombo City Centre:$85/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$15/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Monday
$15 - $188
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$53 - $53
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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 

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.

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Cinnamon Lakeside
Cinnamon Lakeside
8.6 Excellent
115, C. A. Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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0.4 km from city centre, Colombo 

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.

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Taru Villas - Lake Lodge
Taru Villas - Lake Lodge
9.1 Excellent
20, Alvis Terrace, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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2.0 km from city centre, Colombo 

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.

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Paradise Road Tintagel Colombo
Paradise Road Tintagel Colombo
9.1 Excellent
65 Rosmead Place, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3.1 km from city centre, Colombo 

Paradise Road Tintagel Colombo is situated in Colombo and is close to the area's popular attractions. It also offers an outdoor pool, a sauna and free Wi-Fi.

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Galle Face Hotel
Galle Face Hotel
8.9 Excellent
2 Galle road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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1.3 km from city centre, Colombo 

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.

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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 

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.

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Taj Samudra
Taj Samudra
8.8 Excellent
25 Galle Face Centre Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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1.0 km from city centre, Colombo 

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
8.0 Excellent
30 Sir Mohamed Macan Markar Mawatha, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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1.1 km from city centre, Colombo 

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

$15
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City hotel
City hotel
7.1 Good
32 Dam Street, 3rd Floor, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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1.1 km from city centre,  

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.

$18
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Port View City Hotel
Port View City Hotel
7.4 Good
130, Central Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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1.3 km from city centre,  

Located close to Fort Railway Station, this charming bed and breakfast is a convenient base for those wanting to explore Colombo and its surrounds. It is conveniently situated in the city centre.

$23
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Metro Port City Hotel
Metro Port City Hotel
7.5 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 tour desk and an express check-in and check-out feature.

$29
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Earl's Red Colombo
Earl's Red Colombo
7.5 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, luggage storage and a laundry service.

$33
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Metro City Hotel
Metro City Hotel
6.1 Good
122, Justice Akbar Mawatha, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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1.1 km from city centre,  

Situated within walking distance of Fort Railway Station, this comfortable bed and breakfast is a convenient base for those wanting to explore Colombo and its surrounds. It is ideally located in the city centre.

$34
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Hotel Nippon Colombo
Hotel Nippon Colombo
7.4 Good
123 Kumaran rathnam Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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0.9 km from city centre,  

Conveniently located in the heart of the city, this 3-star hotel makes for an excellent base in Colombo. Guests also have access to complimentary wireless internet and on-site parking.

$48
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Cinnamon Lakeside
Cinnamon Lakeside
8.6 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, free Wi-Fi and a rooftop terrace.

$62
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Hotel prices near Colombo City Centre

3 stars

$15 - $75

Bongo Stay

No. 1 most popular

Bongo Stay
8.2 Excellent
$75
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Earl's Red Colombo

No. 2 most popular

$33
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Thilhara Days Inn

Best value

$15
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4 stars and up

$62 - $125

Taj Samudra

No. 1 most popular

Taj Samudra
8.8 Excellent
$86
Avg. per night
Cinnamon Grand Colombo

No. 2 most popular

$98
Avg. per night
Cinnamon Lakeside

Best value

Cinnamon Lakeside
8.6 Excellent
$62
Avg. per night

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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.

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  • What are the best hotels near Colombo City Centre?

    One of the most popular hotels near Colombo City Centre is Taj Samudra, which has been reviewed by 585 users and currently has a rating of 8.8/10. Other top-rated locations include Cinnamon Grand Colombo and Galle Face Hotel, which have received 8.6/10 and 8.9/10 ratings from our users, respectively.