Just under 30km from Bandaranaike International airport, about 100 yards from the waterfront, and just west of the World Trade Center, the Kingsbury Colombo is Sri Lanka’s first five star hotel and perfectly placed to enjoy the vibrant city life and the beautiful beach.
The Kingsbury’s 229 rooms and suites all face the sea and offer breathtaking views out over the Indian Ocean. Classically furnished in a palette of ivory tones, earth tones, and aquamarine colours, the rooms all offer a sense of luxury and space. All the rooms come with mod cons such as LCD televisions, MP3 connections, air conditioning, wi-fi, tea and coffee-making facilities while bathrooms have Bulgari bath products. Deluxe rooms have more little extras such as chocoloate and fruit bowls, while Premium rooms have free newspapers and complimentary mineral water. Suites sleep up to three people, and have Frette bed and bath linen, international newspapers and magazines and the Presidential Suite, designed for those accustomed to being treated like royalty, has a 24-hour butler service.
The Kingsbury’s inhouse Senses Spa offers a luxurious array of treatments, from massages, facials and body ttreatments, designed to soothe, invigorate and indulge. The Signature Rituals include such treats as a four-hands massages, and for the ultimate in luxury, the VIP Spa Suite offers the Princess Aromatic Bath, Romeo & Juliet body scrub, and a Taste of Thai Sensation, in the private suite complete with plunge pool. Double rain showers, mini bar and music. The Kingsbury’s Infinity pool looks out to the Indian Ocean and has sun decks with sunloungers and umbrellas where you can relax and dream your day away. The fully equipped fitness centre has a range of bikes, cross trainers, treadmills and free weights. The hotel is very family orientated, with children’s activities available and babysitting facilities. Meanwhile, just outside the hotel the beach beckons, and the city of Colombo with its many attactions – the hotel staff are on hand to help you plan your itinerary.
With five different dining options, like the rest of the hotel, eating at the Kingsbury is an event to relish. The Harbour Court offers global cuisine for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner, served with magnificent vies of the Indian Ocean and the infinity edge pool. As its name suggests, the Ocean serves delicious seafood dishes, with a wide choice of fine wines, while the Yue Chan offers Chinese cuisine cooked to order in the glass-fronted kitchen. For quick snacks, sandwiches, coffee, cakes and pastries, and over 50 varieties of cheese, the Gourmet Station is open from 7am-10pm daily. The Pool Lounge offers pizzas and freshly prepared finger food by the pool while the Kings offers pub grub with panoramic views of the Indian Ocean. For champagne, cigars and signature molecular cocktails with a view, the Sky Lounge is Colombo’s hipest bar, while the Score is Colombo’s only alfresco sports bar., and offers tapas and a wide range of drinks from a deck overlooking the Indian Ocean.
48 Janadhipathi MawathaPo Box 90 Colombo 1Sri Lanka