Sapphire Hotel - Colombo

371 Galle Road, Colombo - 06, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 600  show map
 2 stars
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Sapphire Hotel - Colombo

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

Overview

The excellent 2-star Sapphire provides quick access to museums, art galleries and the tower nearby.

Set in Wellawatte district of Colombo, just 10 minutes' drive from Colombo National Museum, National Art Gallery and Khan Clock Tower. The hotel is approximately 30 minutes' walk from St Anthony s Church Kochikade Colombo, Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple and Apollo Hospital Colombo.

Quick access to restaurants, bars and a zoo is provided.

The property lies within 7 km from the city center. A few minutes' drive from Bandaranayake airport.

Rooms

Sapphire offers luxury rooms with individual climate control, ironing facilities, TV, a safe and high-speed internet as well as coffee/tea makers and a fridge. They feature bathrooms with a hairdryer and toiletries.

Eat & Drink

At the rooftop restaurant guests can enjoy Asian cuisine. A variety of tea and coffee is offered in the café bar.

The hotel offers a continental breakfast at the price of USD 5 per person per night.  You can start your day with a full breakfast, which costs USD 6 per person per night. 

Services

Guests of Sapphire are welcome to use a business center, a meeting room and a photocopier.

Relax

The beach facilities include showers and outdoor chaise lounges.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   42.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Currency exchange
  • Fireplace
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Free shuttle service
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Doctor on call
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Lobby bar

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Garden area

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • Living room
  • Terrace
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Chaise lounges
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  12 pm

Check-Out

  • until  2 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

371 Galle Road, Colombo - 06, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 600

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City Center
  • Colombo
    4.0 mi
Airports
  • Bandaranayake (CMB)
    21.5 mi
Restaurants
  • Green Cabin
    1200 ft
  • Yaal
    1500 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  2 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    42

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: Double Bed or 1 Super-King Size bed or Double or Twin beds
Size: 315 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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    Standard Triple Room
    Bed type: Triple
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      Luxury Double Room
      Bed type: Double Bed or Double or Twin beds
      Size: 315 sq. feet
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      Room has carpeted flooring and features a larger TV.

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        How to reach hotel

        hotel Sapphire Hotel - Colombo Colombo location
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        Hotel Address:

        371 Galle Road, Colombo - 06, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 600

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Colombo
          4.0 mi
        Airports
        • Bandaranayake (CMB)
          21.5 mi
        Restaurants
        • Green Cabin
          1200 ft
        • Yaal
          1500 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  12 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  2 pm
        • Number of rooms:
          42

        Hotel Awards

        Sri LankanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedColomboSapphire

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        Hotels Recommended by Guests in Sri Lanka

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        Sapphire Location

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        What's nearby

        Places of interest

        Amusement

        • Colombo City - 3.0 mi

        Local Attractions

        • Isipathanaramaya Buddhist Temple - 1.2 mi
          Isipathanara Road, Colombo
        • Gem Museum - 2.8 mi
          43 Ananda Coomaraswamy Mw (Green Path), Colombo
        • Gangaramaya (Vihara) Buddhist Temple - 3.2 mi
          61 Sri Jinaratana Road, Colombo
        • Colombo National Museum - 2.6 mi
          Albert Crescent, Colombo
        • Zoological Gardens - 2.9 mi
          Anagarika Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo

        Restaurants Nearby

        • Green Cabin - 1200 ft

          Address: 453 Galle Rd

          68% likes this, based on 143 reviews

        • Baghdad Nights - 1500 ft

          Address: 42nd Land

          Cuisine: Middle Eastern

        • Shanmugas - 2300 ft

          Address: 53/3 Ramakrishna Road Colombo 06
          Phone: +94112361384

          62% likes this, based on 73 reviews
          Cuisine: Indian, Vegetarian
          Price Range: USD 32 - USD 82

        • Yaal - 1500 ft

          Address: Marine Drive

          56% likes this, based on 25 reviews

        • FAB - 2100 ft

          Address: 474 Galle Rd
          Phone: (011) 257 3348

          69% likes this, based on 76 reviews

        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  12 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  2 pm
        • Number of rooms:
          42

        Hotel Awards

        Sri LankanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedColomboSapphire

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        Hotels Recommended by Guests in Sri Lanka

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        Hotels nearby
        Gsh Colombo Hotel
        4 stars
        0.4km
        Casa Colombo Hotel
        5 stars
        1.0km

        Sapphire Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Sapphire

        Individual guest reviews

        • Family with children
          4.6

          The hotel is 20 years and is extremely tired…the restaurant lacks any taste or innovation in dishes. We asked the hotel to pick us up which they agreed to but didnt inform us in advance that there would be a charge for this service and when we were checking out the charges for the rented car were billed to us.

        • Single
          10.0

          This hotel was close to perfect. Staff treated me as family. They could not do enough for you. Clean, pool area and surrounding container garden was refreshing and beautiful.

        • Group of friends
          6.2

          we were given a spacious room with two double beds for the 3 of us. The room is clean so is the toilet. On the whole, the hotel due to its central location is good for family and business. The staff are quite helpful and we enjoy our stay there. Thanks for getting us the hotel.

        • Older travelers
          6.6

          the portering staff and doormen were excellent

          location - too far away from the centre of Colombo making travel quite dangerous

        • Group of friends
          7.0

          The hotel is in good location with plenty of food outlets and shops.Alot of tuk tuk pass the road making it easy to travel within the city.

          On checking in was given a standard room instead of a luxury room I booked. I was told that the room rate quoted by Booked.net is good for the standard room only and that I need to pay more for a luxury room.On checking out was told to pay for my room again plus someone else's food bill. Thank God I kept my payment receipt.Before leaving Colombo I found a much much better hotel at the same rate.

        • Older travelers
          9.6

          Great location, very friendly and hospitable staff, within a block of 3 supermarkets and lots of ATMs, on major bus route that goes downtown.

        • Group of friends
          5.8

          nearby there's a mkt 24hours

          driver house always full, our driver must sleep in his car.

        • Single
          6.2

          The frequent Sri Lnakan weddings, and the size of my room.

          The very strong smell of pipe smoke which did not abate over two days.

        • Couple
          10.0

          This was a great hotel. Lovely ammenities, extremely clean and I would highly recommend it to any class of travellers. We were pleasantly surprised on how good the standard of accomodation was. a real bargain. plus dont miss the sizzling seafood platter in the chinese restaurant upstairs! That wouls have cost a fortune at London prices! Excellent!

        • Family with children
          6.6

          good location,clean and comfortable room.

          more business type and not tourist friendly(tourist spots/shopping malls not explained by frt office staff),the new prices eff jan '11 are high.

        • Group of friends
          8.2

          The staff was very friendly and very helpful. The price was very good.

          The hotel is a bit far from the shopping areas in Colombo.

        • Family with children
          8.2

          Kind and serving staff

        • Single
          6.6

          friendly staff

          I was charged 50usd when my online booking stated 40 usd total amount to pay, this is due to taxes that were not mentioned in my reservation online with Booked.net.

        • Group of friends
          10.0

          It is comfort hotel in good location with super staff.

        • Couple
          3.8

          The location was not great, the rooms were old and in need of renovation, it was not value for money considering the condition and we paid in US dollars and not the local currency. The windows did not block out the traffic noise. The front desk staff were not as helpful as they could have been.

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Sapphire Hotel - Colombo Colombo location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        371 Galle Road, Colombo - 06, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 600

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Colombo
          4.0 mi
        Airports
        • Bandaranayake (CMB)
          21.5 mi
        Restaurants
        • Green Cabin
          1200 ft
        • Yaal
          1500 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-In:
          from  12 pm
        • Check-Out:
          until  2 pm
        • Number of rooms:
          42

        Hotel Awards

        Sri LankanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedColomboSapphire

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Hotels Recommended by Guests in Sri Lanka

        Use Badge