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Overview of Taj Samudra

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Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, blackout curtains
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, blackout curtains
Minibar, in-room safe, desk, blackout curtains
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Taj Samudra

5 out of 5

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

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

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 72-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationGalle Face Green6 min walk
    Popular LocationGalle Face Beach7 min walk
    Popular LocationBeira Lake16 min walk
    AirportColombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.)45 min drive

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About this area

Colombo

Located in Colombo, Taj Samudra is in the city centre and by the ocean. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Galle Face Green and Galle Face Beach. Travelling with kids? Consider Dehiwala Zoological Garden, or check out an event or a game at Sinhalese Sports Club.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Galle Face Green - 6 min walk
  • High Commission of India - 6 min walk
  • Galle Face Beach - 7 min walk
  • Nawaloka Hospital - 10 min walk
  • Beira Lake - 16 min walk

Getting around

  • Colombo Fort Station - 13 min drive
  • Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.) - 47 min drive

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • Navratna – Garden-view restaurant offering Indian cuisine. Serves lunch and dinner daily.
  • Golden Dragon – Garden-view restaurant offering Chinese cuisine. Serves lunch and dinner daily.
  • Yumi – Bar offering Japanese cuisine. Serves dinner daily.
  • Lattice – Café offering international cuisine. Open daily.

About this property

Taj Samudra

5-star beach hotel with a conference centre
Guests of this beach hotel will appreciate convenient on-site amenities such as a fitness centre and a steam room. All 300 rooms feature thoughtful touches such as bathrobes and slippers, plus in-room free WiFi and LED TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find 24-hour room service, minibars and coffee makers.
Taj Samudra offers 300 forms of accommodation with minibars and a safe. LED televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers and bidets.

This Colombo hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a fitness centre.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in EarthCheck, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 72 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
  • Free in-room WiFi has a 4-device limit

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Free valet parking on site
  • Motorhome/coach/lorry parking (free) on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–10:30 AM: USD 15 per person
  • 7 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Children's pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Outdoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Shopping
  • Steam room

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • 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
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Malay

Business services

  • 24-hour business centre
  • Conference centre
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bidet
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • TV/satellite channels
  • LED TV
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

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Check-in

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

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to March 1 2021 (dates subject to change):
  • Fitness facilities

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 11 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 15 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 130 per vehicle (roundtrip)

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
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a security system
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
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
Free in-room WiFi has a 4-device limit

Property is also known as

Taj Samudra
Taj Samudra Colombo
Taj Samudra Hotel
Taj Samudra Hotel Colombo
Colombo Taj Samudra Hotel
Taj Samudra Colombo Hotel Colombo
Taj Samudra Hotel
Taj Samudra Colombo
Taj Samudra Hotel Colombo

Frequently asked questions

4.2
Very good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 146 out of 272 reviews
5 - Excellent 54%
Rating 4 - Good. 72 out of 272 reviews
4 - Good 26%
Rating 3 - Okay. 31 out of 272 reviews
3 - Okay 11%
Rating 2 - Poor. 12 out of 272 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 11 out of 272 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.6/5

Amenities

4.1/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

3/5 Okay

Business traveller
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent hotel with great staff and nice pool and great breakfast service. Club lounge has great staff.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family, Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautifully comfortable hotel. We had club access and were able to sit in one of the glass enclosed dining nooks and it was dreamy. Our room was comfortable and well equipped. Pool was great for laps. Note, they do not have a Sauna, we were told But that was ok as everything else perfect.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020