5 star Colombo Hotels

Looking for reviews of 5 star Colombo hotels? Sri Lanka and Colombo its capital have been in the headlines since the end of the 30 year civil war. It has been ranked as the best place to visit. So if your visiting Colombo and want to be pampered by luxury your best bet is to check-in to one of the top 5 star Colombo hotels.

The good hotels in Colombo are numerous but we have selected these 5-star hotels in Colombo:

  • Cinnamon Lakeside, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Cinnamon Grand, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Hilton Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Taj Samudra Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Casa Colombo Hotel, Sri Lanka

Cinnamon Lakeside, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Located on the open spacious area facing the beautiful Beira lake offering unique look, feel and character where one can take in the enjoyment of an excellent vacation gazing on the tranquil waters, walk slowly in the Japanese gardens or having a dinner in the many restaurants.

Location - it is basically located in central Colombo with landscape gardens surrounding them, it is the only hotel in whole Colombo which has a beautiful lake in the front of it adding to its beauty. Victoria Park and the Colombo museum, is the best places where visitors can visit while there stay at this hotel.

Room facility - The hotel provides the facility of 359 rooms and suites with all the facilities available to provide their guest a comfortable and best stay. The rooms basically meant for the beautiful view of the city as well as of the Beria Lake which they have from their rooms. Facilities available in the rooms are:

Hairdryer, En-suite / Private Bathroom, Air Conditioning, Cable/ Satellite TV, Modem / Data Port Connection, Mini Bar, Radio, Wifi

Restaurant - This hotel main restaurant for in-house guests is "The Dining Room" which has international buffet of mouth-watering cuisine - please make a reservation beforehand as it is always crowded. The hotel also boasts of a Chinese-Singaporean restaurant called "Long Feng" that served some of the best Chinese food in Colombo - this is a "must eat place" if you visit the hotel.

"Royal Thai" is another excellent place to chow down as it serves excellent Thai cuisine with an authentic flavor. "The Terrace" is another fine restaurant that serves seafood to order - you can select fresh seafood presented on a large "Fisherman's Wharf" style setting - preparations are quick and very tasty.

 "7 degrees North" is an nice place to relax and unwind after a hard days work - most of the busy local executives gather here to chat and relax right in front of the beautiful lake.

  • Ballroom and banquet facilities
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Beauty Salon / Hairdresser
  • Business Centre
  • Currency Exchange Services
  • Handicap access facilities
  • Shopping Arcade
  • Tennis Court
  • Plunge Pool
  • Lift / Elevator
  • Parking Facilities
  • Laundry Services
  • Conference Facilities
  • Gym / Fitness Facilities
  • Spa / Wellness Centre
  • Squash Court
  • Tour Desk

The hotel can be contacted on (+94)112491000

Cinnamon Grand, Colombo

This property has recently been graded as the best 5 star Colombo hotel. It is located in the center of Colombo very close to "Temple Trees" which is the residence of the President. It has immediate access to a shopping mall and supermarket - which is in the same building complex and is called "Crescat City"

The hotel also boasts numerous restaurants: "Lagoon" - this restaurant serves seafood cooked to your own specification Chinese, Thai, Sri Lankan, Grilled, BBQ, Steamed, baked etc you name it they do it to perfection. They have a special buffet for Sunday Lunch. This is probably the best seafood restaurant in Colombo. "London Grill" - is a fine dining restaurant mainly serving continental cuisine. Taprobane is the main restaurant of the hotel and serves international buffet and has the largest selection of food items of any restaurant in the hotel - is usually very busy so please make an early reservation. "Chutneys" - South Indian food - is very competitively priced and offers true value for money - if your in the mood for true south Indian food this is the place to go, "Tao" Fusion food served with a flourish only serves dinner with special degustation menu on Thursday nights.

"The Courtyard" is a recent addition and serves fantastic Chinese food tends to get a bit crowded so go early for the meal. A bit smaller than other restaurants. Muslim patrons might wish to stay away as "Pork" items are served in common dishes as other meats.

The hotel also has a bustling pastry shop called the "Coffee Stop" which is popular with the locals and guests alike. The hotel also has a "high tea" promotion daily which is a throwback from the colonial days when the English enjoyed high tea!

This hotel is ideal for a stopover between the airport and beach hotel and airport as visitors can view all the main landmarks and attraction in the city before heading to the beach. For business traveler the main advantage is quick access to all main offices and banks located in the Fort, Colpetty and Navam Mawatha area.

The rooms have all modern amenities that can be expected from any luxury five star hotel.

Room rates are between USD 250-USD 350 depending on full board or half board and also whether peak or off peak. The suites cost considerably higher. We recommend this hotel to you without any reservation. They can be contacted on (+94)112437437

Hilton Colombo Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka

The hotel is located in the Fort area near Colombo's World Trade Center - which is the heart of the Commercial Capital - Colombo. The Hilton Colombo Hotel is also very close to and has a wonderful view of the Indian Ocean and its other side opens up to Colombo's Beira Lake giving a wonderful vista of being an oasis in the city. It is also at a 45 minutes drive from the Bandaranaike International Airport - Sri Lanka's main international airport.

The Hilton hotel is facilitated with well furnished 15 suites where visitor can relax. Facilities available are like. Hilton Colombo has 384 rooms luxuriously assigned.

Air Conditioning, Mini Bar, Voicemail, Hairdryer, Colour TV, Modem / Data Port Connection, Internet Access, En suite / Private Bathroom

This hotels main restaurant is called the "Spices" which serves an international buffet but regularly serves special regional treats if a visiting celebrity chef is invited. The Chinese restaurant is called "the Wok" and serves authentic Sczechuan cusine.

"The Curry Leaf" which is the hotels "Sri Lankan" restaurant serves the spiciest curries in true Lankan style. If you want to taste authentic Sri Lankan meal then this is the place to go. It also has special seafood promotion too with Lobster as the main special promotion.

"Il Ponte" as the name suggests is the hotels Italian restaurant that serves the most authentic cuisine - also wood fired oven fresh Pizza is also a popular dish among patrons. They also have the facility for the cozy bar where you can go and enjoy cocktails.

You can contact the hotel on (+94)112492492

Other facilities in Hotel:

  • Banquet Facilities
  • Business Centre
  • Currency Exchange Services
  • Internet Access - High Speed
  • Jacuzzi / Whirlpool
  • Parking Facilities
  • Handicap access
  • Tour Desk
  • Conference Facilities
  • Gym / Fitness Facilities
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar / Lounge

Taj Samudra Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Taj Samudra Hotel is a well known hotel of Colombo constructed on 12 acres with a superb view of Indian Ocean. It is also right in front of the main beach boulevard in Colombo called the "Galle Face" This is an excellent place to meet and mingle with the locals who come here in the evenings to fly kites, eat out in the open, go for a walk, kids ride bikes or just relax and enjoy the sea breeze. There are a number of people getting into the sea for a bath - sea bathing here is dangerous.

The main attraction about this hotel is that it is merely surrounded by the well known museums and restaurants of Sri Lanka.

Restaurants - Authentic Cantonese and Sichuan cuisines are the best which you can feast on in the "Golden Dragon" restaurant. One of the better Chinese restaurants of Colombo. They also have a private room suitable for a small party of 15 guests.

The "Navratna" is mainly known for serving delicious Indian food and probably the best North Indian food outside North India prepared by cooks from India.

"Steak and Grill" is another continental restaurant that provides mainly western dishes - as the name suggests steaks and grills are their specialty.

"The Latitude" is the main restaurant which usually serves an international buffet for all-day dining and also serves as a coffee shop. Many a food festival is held here on special promotion days with good deals for the guests. Do not miss this restaurant.

It also has excellent bar which comes alive during the nights where guests can enjoy the drinks and snacks.

The hotel can be contacted on +94112446622


Other facilities provided by the hotel

  • Banquet Facilities
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Tennis Court
  • Currency Exchange Services
  • Business Centre
  • Gym / Fitness Facilities

Casa Colombo Hotel, Sri Lanka

This is Colombo's premier chic boutique type hotel. The main Attraction of this hotel is the combination of old charm with the unique contemporary designs they offer to their customers for an enjoyable stay at their place. The nearby visiting places are like Buddhist Temples, The Cricket Club, Colombo National Museum, and Green Path.

You can visit Casa Hotel at 231 Galle Road, Bambalapitiya.

The Casa is located right in the center of Colombo so if you plan to visit any attractions or do business in the city then this is the place to be.

The Casa hotel has well furnished 12 suites where visitor can rest and relax forgetting that it is still right in the city center. Facilities available are internet, cable/ satellite TV, private bathrooms with shower, and small dining area, Writing Desk

They also have onsite restaurant for serving delicious food in a very cozy atmosphere the tables are small and intimate ideal for couples seeking a touch of romance while dining. This restaurant is enriched with more than 10 different kinds of cuisine to serve their guests - the chef is well accomplished. Need something special order in advance.


You can contact this hotel on: +94114520130

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