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Image for Galle Face Hotel
5 out of 5
2 Galle Road, Colombo
per night
Sep 22 - Sep 23
4.4/5Wonderful! (651 reviews)

"I love the veranda on the beach front. Great Spa. I fell in love with the property."…"

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

Galle Face Hotel
2 out of 5
292 Sea Street, Colombo
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Sep 22 - Sep 23
2.9/5 (62 reviews)

"Very close to airport. So convenient for first night if arriving late or leaving early. Free airport transfers."…"

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2019

Image for Grand Oriental Hotel
3.5 out of 5
02, York Street, Colombo
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Sep 26 - Sep 27
3.5/5Good! (277 reviews)

"We liked the food especially breakfast. And the staff also friendly and flexible."…"

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2019

Grand Oriental Hotel
Image for Casa Colombo Collection Colombo - Hotel Closed
5 out of 5
GALLE ROAD,231, Colombo, CMB
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4.3/5Excellent! (98 reviews)
Amazing Colombo boutique. Refreshingly colonial

"What a place. Kumar and his team look after you and your every need. Wish I could have visited back in the good old days."…"

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2017

Casa Colombo Collection Colombo - Hotel Closed
Image for CityRest Fort
2 out of 5
46 Hospital Street, Colombo 01, Colombo
per night
Sep 22 - Sep 23
3.8/5Good! (95 reviews)

"Location is good, near the main train station and bus terminal but tuk tuk driver said far and ask for 300Rs. Dorm room is relatively small for 4 persons with luggages. Have enough toilets and shower cubicles. Have a rooftop but nothing to see. Free breakfast."…"

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2018

CityRest Fort
Image for Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo
5 out of 5
115, C. A. Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo
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Oct 4 - Oct 5
4.4/5Excellent! (329 reviews)

"The check in lady told me they've given me a 'balcony room' on the first floor. However, the balcony is sits on the roof below and is maybe the worst view of the hotel. (Felt like looking out of a warehouse garage). The room was above the disco and the floor would literally vibrate because of the ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2019

Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo
Image for Yoho Colombo City Hotel
3 out of 5
33 Canal Row, Colombo Fort Echelon Square, Colombo
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3.2/5 (112 reviews)

"Clean and well kept. Staff friendly."…"

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2019

Yoho Colombo City Hotel
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5 out of 5
2 Sir Chittampalam A Gardiner, Colombo
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Sep 28 - Sep 29
4.1/5Very Good! (311 reviews)

"Extremely friendly and helpful staff in all sectors of the hotel. The breakfast and dinner have so many choices to suit all guests. The security was magnificent. Makes guests feel safe. I didn’t find anything negative."…"

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2019

Hilton Colombo
Image for Taj Samudra
5 out of 5
25 Galle Face Centre Road, Colombo
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per night
Oct 4 - Oct 5
4.2/5Very Good! (231 reviews)

"Ocean views, well maintained with excellent staff. Buffet breakfast had an extensive spread with South Indian/ Sri Lankan items made to order. Mr Dayalan (chef) was amazing and his creations delectable. It was a fantastic stay and I will be back!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2019

Taj Samudra
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3.5 out of 5
45, Janadhipathi Mawatha, Colombo
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Sep 22 - Sep 23
3.8/5Good! (137 reviews)

"On checkin, the guy on Reception tried to make me pay twice even though it was prepaid through expedia. No pool, but there is an overpriced bar. If you want guests to drink there, you need to make the prices and atmosphere better than the many pubs very close by. 3 beds in the room is just ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2019

The Steuart by Citrus
Image for Galadari Hotel
4 out of 5
64, Lotus Road, Colombo
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Oct 14 - Oct 15
3.4/5Good! (97 reviews)

"Very friendly staff - flexibility in checkout timings sumptuous breakfast Do not eat at the roof top grill - have me terrible diarrhoea"…"

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2019

Galadari Hotel
Image for The Kingsbury Colombo
5 out of 5
48 Janadhipathi Mawatha, Colombo
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Sep 29 - Sep 30
4.2/5Excellent! (555 reviews)

"Excellent stay. Good breakfast . Very busy place because of weddings. Would recommend for sure."…"

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2019

The Kingsbury Colombo
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2 out of 5
128, Old Moor Street, Colombo
per night
Sep 22 - Sep 23
2.6/5 (10 reviews)
I dont recommend the place to others


Reviewed on Mar 13, 2016

City Motel
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3 out of 5
46, Panchikawatte Road Maradana, Colombo
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3.6/5Good! (90 reviews)
Close to train

"It was in a great location for catching early train from Marada Station to Galle"…"

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2019

Shalimar Hotel
Image for Ramada by Wyndham Colombo
4 out of 5
30 Sir Mohamed Macan Markar Mawatha, PO Box 1202, Colombo
per night
Sep 22 - Sep 23
3.7/5Good! (223 reviews)

"The service was good and the staff were friendly.."…"

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2019

Ramada by Wyndham Colombo
Image for Hilton Colombo Residence
5 out of 5
200 Union Place, Colombo
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per night
Sep 29 - Sep 30
4.1/5Very Good! (223 reviews)
Great choice for business in colombo

"Always excellent and friendly service from all staff."…"

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2019

Hilton Colombo Residence
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4.5 out of 5
Park Street, Colombo
per night
Oct 21 - Oct 22
4.7/5Exceptional! (71 reviews)

"Very happy with experience at this hotel. Room was very spacious and clean. Staff was very smiley, accommodating, and helpful. Breakfast at the restaurant was 10/10 delicious. Location was great too, only a short walk to a lot of temples and sightseeing places. Only slight con was that our bathroom ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2019

Residence by Uga Escapes
Image for Unique Towers Luxury Boutique Suites
4 out of 5
No. 30, Hyde Park Corner, Colombo
per night
Sep 22 - Sep 23
4.4/5Excellent! (91 reviews)

"Central location, great supetmatket across the street. Lots of places within walking dostance to eat. Hotel caters to arab/muslim guests. They mention a weird policy prohibiting alcohol but I drank in the hotel no problem."…"

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2019

Unique Towers Luxury Boutique Suites
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About Colombo Historic Hotels

Visiting new cities can be more than just going somewhere different for your trip, it can also be about experiencing the history and culture of a place. An ideal way to get an idea of the culture of a city is to absorb yourself in its history. Touring landmarks or museums is a good beginning, but staying in a Colombo historic hotel can take you back to another era. Pack your duffel (no need for a time machine) as your Colombo vintage hotel awaits.

Old-World Charm, New World Amenities

Many of the historic accommodations in Colombo give you a feel for a historic period right from the start. With vintage charm and engrossing narratives, you'll discover that these accommodations stand apart from your everyday hotels. Luckily, you won't have to live totally in the past. Although these lodgings may be historic, they have many up-to-date comforts to help you keep in touch or relax on your trip. You'll notice rooms furnished with a comfortable bed and just about anything else you might want for a marvelous getaway.

After you have spent time appreciating the hotel property, you can visit the art museums and famous landmarks to take in more of the Colombo's culture. Of course, all this perusing through the past can stimulate your appetite. Be sure to read through the reviews section and see the suggestions other visitors to Colombo think is merit going to. You can also ask your hotel's front desk staff so you can find out where some of the local spots to enjoy a cocktail or a gourmet dinner in Colombo are.

Reserve Your Colombo Historic Hotel

If you wish to get the most from your Colombo visit, a stay in a vintage hotel will elevate your experience in this historic city. With Expedia having 295 of these one-of-a-kind accommodations to choose from. Rates on these Colombo historic hotels range from $15 to . You're sure to find one that is perfect for you. But, just like the past eras you're exploring, these deals won't last forever. Book soon to get a place in one of these historic properties.

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