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3.5 / 5Good
23 reviews


  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Air Conditioning


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Asiri Hospital
    4 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Lanka Hospital
    4 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall
    7 min drive
  • Airport
    Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.)
    31 min drive

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  • Standard Room

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Deluxe Room

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Economy Single Room

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
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  • Family Room

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 6
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Single Bunk Beds
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  • Standard Triple Room

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Single Bed
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About this area

Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte

Located in Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, The Saffron is in the city centre and on the waterfront. Shoppers can check out Pettah Market, while everyone can enjoy the natural beauty of Galle Face Green and Galle Face Beach. Travelling with kids? Consider National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka and Water World Lanka.

Visit our Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte travel guide
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Asiri Hospital - 4 min drive
  • Lanka Hospital - 4 min drive
  • Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall - 7 min drive
  • Colombo Town Hall - 8 min drive
  • Sri Lanka National Museum - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Wellawatta Railway Station - 9 min drive
  • Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.) - 31 min drive

About this property

The Saffron

Family-friendly hotel with free valet parking and restaurant
A restaurant, a rooftop terrace and coffee/tea in a common area are available at this smoke-free hotel. Free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking are also provided. Additionally, 24-hour room service, a business centre and concierge services are on-site. All 12 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and 24-hour room service. For a bit of entertainment, LED TVs come with cable channels, and guests will also find rainfall showerheads and free newspapers.
The Saffron offers 12 forms of air-conditioned accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors, and features video game consoles and free newspapers. This individually decorated and furnished accommodation includes desks. 22-inch LED televisions come with cable channels.
Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead, bidets and complimentary toiletries. This Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and a ceiling fan. An iron/ironing board and hairdryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Free self parking
Free valet parking
Free nearby parking
24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
Airport shuttle on request
Local area shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

Breakfast available for a fee: LKR 725.00 for adults and LKR 500.00 for children
1 restaurant
24-hour room service
Coffee/tea in a common area

Family friendly

Dry-cleaning service
Free babysitting/childcare
Laundry facilities


Free newspapers in reception
Front-desk safe
No lifts

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry-cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken


Business services

Business centre


BBQ grill(s)
Picnic area
Rooftop terrace


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Wheelchair-accessible parking


Smoke-free property

Room amenities


Climate control (air conditioning)
Ceiling fan


Free toiletries
Hairdryer (on request)
Rainfall showerhead


22-inch LED TV
TV channels
video game console

Food and drink

Free bottled water


Access via exterior corridors
Free newspapers
Individually decorated
Individually furnished
Iron/ironing board (on request)



Check-in between 2 PM - 8 AM
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

  • 24-hour airport shuttle service is available upon request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


  • Pets stay for free

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for LKR 1500 per night.
  • 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 continental breakfast: LKR 725.00 for adults and LKR 500.00 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: LKR 4032.00 per vehicle (one way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: LKR 1500 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 are 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.

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guest rooms. Alcohol is not served at this property.

Property is also known as

  • Saffron Hotel Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
  • Saffron Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
  • The Saffron Hotel
  • The Saffron Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
  • The Saffron Hotel Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Lovely and good room etc perfect. Thank you.

Even allowed for 3 am check in! All wonderful. Thank you very much. Just need to update sign so can see from road in the dark.

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Nice Hotel With Restaurant

I stayed at this hotel for a week and I really enjoyed it. The room had AC, hot water and good wifi reception. I had the american breakfast and it was delicious. I would recommend this hotel to others since it was well priced.

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort

Friendly helpful staff in a lovely old building

I arrived late, there was someone there to greet me. I didn't stay long but would recommend this hotel.

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Lovely people

Anthony and Dilrukshi are fabulous hosts. They were helpful before arrival with information and suggestions, and really stepped up when travel plans had to drastically change. Great breakfast!


  • Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Outdated. Horrible location.

No facilities. Too far from the city colombo. Completely outdated. Needs renovation.

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