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Cinnamon Red Colombo
3.5 out of 5
59, Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha, Colombo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs4,522
per night
19 Nov-20 Nov
4.4/5Excellent! (814 reviews)

"Clean, new and Convenient location. Check-in was quick and staff are friendly."…"

Reviewed on 3 Nov 2019

Cinnamon Red Colombo
Ocean Breeze Apartment Colombo
3 out of 5
No.16, Lily Avenue Colombo - 6, Colombo
Rs8,528
per night
18 Nov-19 Nov
4.3/5Excellent! (16 reviews)

"The apartment is walkable distance from the beach and the beach is lovely. The breakfast and tea prepared by Mrs. Ganesh was excellent .The only problem we had was with the plug points to charge our mobiles. Also we suggest some small tables to keep the suitcases in the rooms. Flat s bright and spacious. ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar 2019

Ocean Breeze Apartment Colombo
Galle Face Hotel
5 out of 5
2 Galle Road, Colombo
Free cancellation
Rs7,983
per night
15 Dec-16 Dec
4.4/5Wonderful! (666 reviews)

"Beautiful Building great location Historic hotel"…"

Reviewed on 5 Nov 2019

Galle Face Hotel
Ocean Edge Suites & Hotel Colombo
4 out of 5
Marine Drive (Kollupitiya), 10th Lane, No.24, Colombo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs3,518
per night
18 Nov-19 Nov
3.4/5Good! (74 reviews)

"Overall a good experience. I would stay here again."…"

Reviewed on 16 Sep 2019

Ocean Edge Suites & Hotel Colombo
Hilton Colombo Residence
5 out of 5
200 Union Place, Colombo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs8,238
per night
2 Dec-3 Dec
4.2/5Very Good! (228 reviews)

"In the city centre convenient location Apartment clean and spacious Helpful staff"…"

Reviewed on 3 Nov 2019

Hilton Colombo Residence
Unique Towers Luxury Boutique Suites
4 out of 5
No. 30, Hyde Park Corner, Colombo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs5,034
per night
18 Nov-19 Nov
4.4/5Excellent! (92 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 28 Jun 2019

Unique Towers Luxury Boutique Suites
The Kingsbury Colombo
5 out of 5
48 Janadhipathi Mawatha, Colombo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs6,396
per night
1 Dec-2 Dec
4.2/5Excellent! (562 reviews)

"Very well kept and staff extremely friendly and helpful."…"

Reviewed on 10 Nov 2019

The Kingsbury Colombo
Ramada by Wyndham Colombo
4 out of 5
30 Sir Mohamed Macan Markar Mawatha, PO Box 1202, Colombo
Rs5,025
per night
1 Dec-2 Dec
3.7/5Good! (227 reviews)

"Rooms are good with a decent sized desk if u need to work."…"

Reviewed on 5 Nov 2019

Ramada by Wyndham Colombo
Taj Samudra
5 out of 5
25 Galle Face Centre Road, Colombo
Free cancellation
Rs9,369
per night
29 Nov-30 Nov
4.2/5Very Good! (236 reviews)

"Excellent service staff are very efficient and very helpful"…"

Reviewed on 21 Oct 2019

Taj Samudra
Olu Colombo Villa
2 out of 5
4/3, Malalasekara Place, Colombo
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4.5/5Wonderful! (4 reviews)
Wonderfully friendly, local and quiet place

"I booked Olu Based on the reasonable price and great reviews. I wasn’t disappointed. The family were wonderfully friendly and welcoming from the moment I arrived, the 2 family dogs are a lovely touch for animal lovers and the villa is clean and quiet with great WiFi. Great hot water in the showers ..."…"

Reviewed on 22 Feb 2019

Olu Colombo Villa
FAIR VIEW HOTEL COLOMBO
3.5 out of 5
27 Ramakrishna Road, Colombo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs2,961
per night
18 Nov-19 Nov
4.3/5Excellent! (209 reviews)

"Excellent Hotel, this is the fourth time we have stayed and at all times we have had fantastic service. Each staff member provides a service with a smile, they are all very courteous, the place and the rooms are-exceptionally clean. Siva, Roger and Dushan always remember your food and drinks requirements ..."…"

Reviewed on 21 Sep 2019

FAIR VIEW HOTEL COLOMBO
Highbury Colombo
2.5 out of 5
14/1,Skelton Road, Colombo
Rs3,159
per night
18 Nov-19 Nov
3.8/5Good! (37 reviews)

"It was in a quiet area. For the price paid, it was a v poor room."…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb 2019

Highbury Colombo
Cinnamon Grand Colombo
5 out of 5
77, Galle Road, Colombo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs7,883
per night
18 Nov-19 Nov
4.3/5Excellent! (573 reviews)

"The property is quite old but the rooms are spacious and the bed is very comfortable. Gym is well equipped. We have enjoyed the fact that there is a mall next to the hotel where is possible to do some shopping."…"

Reviewed on 12 Oct 2019

Cinnamon Grand Colombo
AV15
3.5 out of 5
No 18, Alexandra Road, Colombo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs3,731
per night
1 Dec-2 Dec
4/5Very Good! (40 reviews)
DRUG USE IN SHARED APARTMENT

"This is a shared apartment condo. Not a villa. The other 7 people staying in the apartment with us were all doing drugs and making noise the entire night. The staff manager chose to ignore the drug use and create a confrontation with the guests and others. It was extremely uncomfortable and NOT worth ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Apr 2019

AV15
Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo
5 out of 5
115, C. A. Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs6,263
per night
29 Nov-30 Nov
4.4/5Excellent! (343 reviews)

"Nice location. Very friendly staff. Food and services excellent. Would like to recommend this hotel to anyone."…"

Reviewed on 5 Nov 2019

Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo
Hilton Colombo
5 out of 5
2 Sir Chittampalam A Gardiner, Colombo
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
Rs7,384
per night
13 Dec-14 Dec
4.2/5Very Good! (314 reviews)

"The level of staff attentiveness is brilliant!! Whilst the decor of the rooms is dated, it is very clean and bright."…"

Reviewed on 25 Sep 2019

Hilton Colombo
Bella Vista Apartments OnThree20 Colombo
2.5 out of 5
320 Colvin R De Silva Mawatha, (Union Place), Colombo, Western Province
Rs7,462
per night
30 Nov-1 Dec
3/5 (4 reviews)
Great for smokers, practical location

"Great to be met at the airport by the owner, no stress about finding the place, friendly chat. Room was disappointing noticed the smell of cigarette smoke on walking in and never got away from it. I booked a NON smoking room. Location quite central, despite the high level still heard all the horns ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Nov 2017

Bella Vista Apartments OnThree20 Colombo
Best Western Elyon Colombo
4 out of 5
102 A,Kirulapone Avenue,Baseline Road, Colombo 05, Colombo
Rs3,489
per night
18 Nov-19 Nov
3.8/5Good! (68 reviews)

"It was a decent hotel and well worth the price. However it is well out of central Colombo (but only a cheap Tuk-Tuk ride away, maybe 10 minutes) The rooftop bar is decent, nothing fancy though. All in all, a decent stay for a decent price."…"

Reviewed on 20 May 2019

Best Western Elyon Colombo
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Where Should We Stay in Colombo?

If you've been thinking about a trip with your kids, the culturally-rich destination of Colombo is a good choice. The festivals, sporting events, and art scene are just a few things that make this an attractive family vacation destination. Take to the air and fly into Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.), which is located 18.1 mi (29.1 km) from the city center. Colombo has 66 child-friendly hotels and other accommodations so you'll have a variety of options when you're deciding where you'd like to stay.

Vacationing families have positive things to say about these accommodations:

Ocean Edge Suites & Hotel Colombo: Offers a children's pool, a restaurant, and in-room kitchens. Guests like the breakfast options at this 4-star hotel.

Unique Towers Luxury Boutique Suites - Features free valet parking, laundry facilities, and free WiFi. The comfy beds and central location make this 4-star aparthotel popular with guests.

Casa Colombo Collection Colombo - Hotel Closed - Offers an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and free babysitting. Guests like the helpful staff at this 5-star hotel.

Galle Face Hotel - Features an outdoor pool, 7 restaurants, and free valet parking. The overall comfort and breakfast options make this 5-star hotel popular with guests.

Hilton Colombo Residence - Offers a children's pool, a kids' club, and a restaurant. Guests like the overall comfort at this 5-star hotel.

When Should We Visit Colombo?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family trip. You can use these tips to decide when to pack up the kids and head to Colombo.

  • Hottest months: March, April, February, and May, with an average temperature of 89°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December, and November, with an average temperature of 73°F
  • Driest months: February, March, January, and July, with an average rainfall of 0.15 inches
  • Rainiest months: November, May, June, and October, with an average rainfall of 0.48 inches

What Should We See and Do in Colombo?

While you and your family are visiting Colombo, you might want to check out some kid-friendly attractions such as Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre and National Art Gallery. Make sure you have lots of time for activities like Sri Lanka National Museum and Sinhalese Sports Club.

Colombo is also known for the:
  • Temples
  • Sports
  • Cultural attractions
  • Cafés
  • Festivals
  • Seafood
  • Art
  • Gardens

Getting Around Colombo

To explore the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Colombo Fort Station or Wellawatta Railway Station. Colombo might not have very many public transit choices so consider renting a car to explore more.

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