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The Shalimar

46, Panchikawatte Road Maradana, Colombo, Sri Lanka
+94 112 431 070

$46+

Overall guest ratings

7.3/10 Good
based on 739 reviews

Review highlights

  • 8.6
  • 8.3
  • 6.8
  • 4.3

Good to know

  • Comfortable beds
  • Spacious rooms
  • Train station is close

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    About

    Located near a train station, The Shalimar is a great choice for a stay in Colombo. You can grab a bite to eat at the restaurant or wind down at the end of the day with a drink from the bar/lounge. Refrigerators, minibars, and room service are offered in all rooms.

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    Amenities

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Car hire
    • Internet
    • Currency exchange on-site
    • Laundry service
    • Room service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Express check out
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Free parking
    • Storage available
    • Non-smoking rooms available
    • Pets not allowed
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    7.3 Good
    based on 739 reviews
    • 8.6 "Great service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.3 "83% said the reception staff was great."
      7.7 "Management was excellent, said 77%."
    • 8.3 "Location is great."
      9.8 "98% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      7.5 "75% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      7.8 "Easily accessible by car, said 78%."
      8.3 "City centre within easy reach, said 83%."
    • 7.9 "High comfort."
      9.5 "95% thought rooms were spacious."
      8.2 "82% said the beds were comfortable."
    • 7.8 "High value."
    • 7.3 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.8 "Rooms are ok."
      6.4 "Only 64% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.4 "For only 54%, the bathroom was ok."
      5.7 "Only 57% thought the air conditioning was adequate."
      5.7 "Only 57% thought the shower was ok."
      6.4 "64% thought the bathroom was big enough."
    • 4.3 "Bad amenities."
      4.1 "59% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.7 "93% thought the facilities needed updating."
      4.0 "60% complained about the elevator."
    • 4.0 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.1 "89% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 2.8 "Disappointing internet connection."
      2.8 "72% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    7.2 Good
    based on 613 reviews
    • 8.3 "Location is great."
      9.8 "98% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      7.8 "Easily accessible by car, said 78%."
      8.1 "City centre within easy reach, said 81%."
      7.2 "72% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 8.2 "Great service."
      9.4 "94% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.0 "80% said the reception staff was great."
      7.1 "Management was excellent, said 71%."
    • 7.8 "High comfort."
      9.7 "97% thought rooms were spacious."
      8.0 "80% said the beds were comfortable."
      7.3 "73% liked the big bathroom."
    • 6.8 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.6 "Rooms are ok."
      6.8 "Only 68% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.4 "For only 54%, the bathroom was ok."
      5.7 "Only 57% thought the air conditioning was adequate."
      5.8 "Only 58% thought the shower was ok."
    • 4.4 "Bad amenities."
      4.1 "59% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.5 "95% thought the facilities needed updating."
    • 3.9 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.2 "88% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 2.7 "Disappointing internet connection."
      2.9 "71% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    7.7 Good
    based on 29 reviews
    • 8.6 "Location is great."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.2 "Comfort level is high."
      9.6 "96% thought rooms were spacious."
    • 7.4 "Nice rooms."
      9.6 "96% thought rooms were spacious."
    • 4.2 "Vibe wasn't good."

    Overall rating

    7.3 Good
    based on 96 reviews
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.4 "84% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.4 "Location is great."
      9.6 "96% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 8.1 "Comfort level is high."
      9.6 "96% thought rooms were spacious."
      8.3 "83% said the beds were comfortable."
    • 6.8 "Rooms are ok."
      6.3 "Only 63% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.3 "For only 53%, the bathroom was ok."
    • 4.1 "Bad amenities."
      3.9 "61% thought the building wasn't nice."
    • 3.7 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.0 "90% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 3.2 "Disappointing internet connection."
      3.2 "68% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Hotel type
    Solo Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for solo travelers.
    City Hotel
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    Good to know
    "Comfortable beds"
    "Spacious rooms"
    "Train station is close"
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