Shangri-La Colombo

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On the beach
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
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Overview of Shangri-La Colombo

Shangri-La Colombo

5.0 star property

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Map
1 Galle Face, Colombo, 00200

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationGalle Face Beach1 min walk
  • Popular LocationGalle Face Green4 min walk
  • Popular LocationHigh Commission of India10 min drive
  • AirportColombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.)44 min drive

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About this area

Colombo

Located in Colombo, Shangri-La Colombo is connected to a shopping center. Pettah Market and Colombo City Centre are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Galle Face Green and Mount Lavinia Beach. Dehiwala Zoological Garden and Water World Lanka are also worth visiting. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including outlet shopping.

What's nearby

  • Galle Face Beach - 1 min walk
  • Galle Face Green - 4 min walk
  • Bank of Ceylon Tower - 6 min drive
  • Bally's Casino - 9 min drive
  • High Commission of India - 10 min drive

Getting around

  • Colombo Fort Station - 14 min drive
  • Bandaranaike Intl. Airport (CMB) - 46 min drive

Restaurants

  • Golden Dragon - 8 min walk
  • Ginza Hohsen - 8 min walk
  • Navratna - 8 min walk
  • Sky Lounge - 9 min walk
  • The Bavarian - 10 min walk

About this property

Shangri-La Colombo

5-star luxury hotel connected to a shopping center
A roundtrip airport shuttle, a rooftop terrace, and an art gallery on site are just a few of the amenities provided at Shangri-La Colombo. This hotel is a great place to bask in the sun with a beachfront location. Treat yourself to a hot stone massage, a manicure/pedicure, or a facial at CHI, The Spa, the onsite spa. Be sure to enjoy a meal at any of the 3 onsite restaurants, which feature international cuisine and more. In addition to a shopping mall on site and a coffee shop/cafe, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
Other perks at this hotel include:
  • Swimming pool with sun loungers and pool umbrellas
  • Free self parking and valet parking
  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge), an outdoor pool, and a 24-hour front desk
  • Free newspapers, ATM/banking services, and concierge services
  • Guest reviews say great things about the helpful staff
Room features
All 541 rooms offer comforts such as 24-hour room service and pillow menus, in addition to perks like laptop-compatible safes and air conditioning. Guests reviews give good marks for the comfortable rooms at the property.
Other amenities include:
  • Egyptian cotton sheets, down comforters, and rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Deep soaking tubs and free toiletries
  • LED TVs with premium channels
  • Free infant beds, coffee/tea makers, and daily housekeeping

Languages

Chinese (Mandarin), English, Hindi

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Free valet parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10:30 AM: USD 20 for adults and USD 10 for children
  • 3 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • 24-hour room service

Restaurants on site

  • Central
  • Shang Palace
  • The Capital Bar & Grill
  • The Capital Bar & Grill
  • Sapphyr Lounge

Things to do

  • Art gallery
  • Designer stores
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Shopping mall
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room

Family friendly

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Ballroom
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • Business center
  • Computer station
  • Conference center (50203 square feet of space)
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Rooftop terrace

Spa

  • 10 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Body treatments
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Reflexology
  • Spa open daily

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Braille signage
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height counter and sink
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Down comforter
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Pillow menu
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • LED TV
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - midnight
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Guests who book breakfast-inclusive rate plans will receive breakfast for guests age 12 and older.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 25.0 per night
Free cribs are available on request at the property

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 20 for adults and USD 10 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 60 per vehicle (one way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 25.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
The listed child breakfast fee applies to guests age 11 and younger.

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa, and guests under 18 years old are only allowed with adult supervision

Property is also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Does Shangri-La Colombo have a pool?

Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.

How much does it cost to stay at Shangri-La Colombo?

As of Aug 18, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Shangri-La Colombo on Sep 2, 2022 start from $153.0, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

Is Shangri-La Colombo pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much is parking at Shangri-La Colombo?

Self parking and valet parking are free at this property.

What time is check-in at Shangri-La Colombo?

Check-in is from 2:00 PM - midnight.

What time is check-out at Shangri-La Colombo?

Check-out is at noon.

Does Shangri-La Colombo provide a shuttle to the airport?

Yes, there's an airport shuttle that runs on request. A fee of USD 60 per vehicle applies.

Where is Shangri-La Colombo located?

Located in Colombo, this beachfront hotel is in the city center and within 1 mi (2 km) of Galle Face Green and Colombo City Centre. Gangaramaya Temple and Bally's Casino are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Overall score and ratings

4.7

Exceptional

Rating 5 - Excellent. 192 out of 254 reviews
5 - Excellent 76%
Rating 4 - Good. 47 out of 254 reviews
4 - Good 19%
Rating 3 - Okay. 10 out of 254 reviews
3 - Okay 4%
Rating 2 - Poor. 4 out of 254 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 254 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

4.7/5

Amenities

4.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.6/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
One of the best hotels that my family and I have stayed in. We have used a lot of different hotels throughout the world and Shangri La Colombo ranks one of the best we have stayed in. Even with all the difficulties SL is in now, the hotel staff saw to our comfort without any complaints. I salute the staff and management for their gracious hospitality. Thank you!
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Sri Lanka is in dire straits but Shangri-la makes you feel like you’re on a different planet. Great rooms, hospitality and is very affordable! I only wish they hired more women because all of their staff were men. As a lady traveler it could feel uncomfortable sometimes.
Stayed 6 nights in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 6 nights in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Everything about this hotel is excellent. The staff are great, professional and friendly. They always try their vest to accommodate guests requests. From check in to check out, nothing is negative. Well done Shangri la Colombo. Would bring my family next time for sure.
Stayed 3 nights in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 5 nights in Apr 2022

2/5 Poor

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Simply amazing
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2022

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 6 nights in Mar 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2022