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“Good place to stay in Colombo” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Sapphire Hotel
Ranked #33 of 51 Hotels in Colombo
Prague, Czech Republic
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48 reviews
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“Good place to stay in Colombo”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2012

I have stayed at Sapphire 2 nights after arrival to Sri Lanka. The hotel is located at Galle road (which runs pretty much through whole of Colombo) and any rickshaw driver I have asked knows the place, so no trouble getting there. The hotel itself could use a bit of refurbishment, but it is in good condition. Room spacious with good A/C, bathroom clean with all the toiletries you might need provided. Wifi was not the best, but speak to the reception if you have troubles and they will sort it out. The only thing I have missed is more power sockets, there is only one for the TV/Fridge and one for the coffee maker. Minibar is not provided, but complimentary water bottles are. Breakfast was delicious with absolute load of choices of sri-lankan, indian and western food. Don't miss the chicken curry! Overall the hotel is well managed including the laundry service and the staff is very effective. I can definitely recommend this place and would stay again while in Colombo.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled solo
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Doha, Qatar
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2012

Stayed at Sapphire Hotel for one night. Location is on very poor and crowded area on Galle Road. Very run down place but managed quite well. Very poor quality of bathroom towels (not hygenic). Breakfast seemed to cooked at 5:00 am and left there. Rooms are large but the bathroom is very small and rundown
On the positive side, Wi-Fi is free and works very well.
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  • Stayed April 2012, travelled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2012

This is truly a unique business hotel, on the galle road means ease of logistics and the staff were took care of each and every need, going beyond the obvious

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled on business
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2012

Well situated in Galle Road. Rooms well furnished with free WiFi. Staff friendly and efficient. Very good hotel bar.

  • Stayed April 2012
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2012

I stayed at Sapphire for 2days (mar 21-23).Hotel was clean and neat.Right on the Galle road.Easy access to shopping and other places.One can stay here and explore city on his own.Rooms are big and with bath cubicles.Food is also good.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled on business
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Thank ThilakrajChennai
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Additional Information about Sapphire Hotel

Property: Sapphire Hotel
Address: 371 Galle Road, Colombo 00600, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #33 of 51 Hotels in Colombo
Price range (per night): $83 - $126
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Sapphire Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 45
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