Overview

The Shalimar

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

AED 125+

Overall guest ratings

7.3/10 Good
Based on 726 reviews

Review highlights

  • 8.7
  • 8.5
  • 6.8
  • 4.7

Good to know

  • Great reception
  • 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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    Guest reviews

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    Overall rating

    7.3 Good
    Based on 726 reviews
    • 8.7 "Great service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.4 "84% said the reception staff was great."
      8.5 "85% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.5 "Location is great."
      9.7 "97% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      7.2 "72% liked the proximity to shopping."
      7.3 "Easily accessible by car, said 73%."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      8.3 "City centre within easy reach, said 83%."
    • 7.8 "High comfort."
      9.6 "96% thought rooms were spacious."
      8.1 "81% said the beds were comfortable."
      7.3 "73% liked the big bathroom."
    • 7.8 "High value."
    • 7.2 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.8 "Rooms are ok."
      6.2 "Only 62% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.9 "For only 59%, the bathroom was ok."
      5.5 "Only 55% thought the air conditioning was adequate."
      6.4 "Only 64% thought the shower was ok."
    • 4.7 "Bad amenities."
      4.5 "55% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.7 "93% thought the facilities needed updating."
    • 3.7 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.3 "87% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 3.7 "Internet is poor."
      3.5 "65% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    7.2 Good
    Based on 595 reviews
    • 8.6 "Great service."
      8.2 "82% said the reception staff was great."
      8.1 "81% thought the service was very professional."
      8.5 "Management was excellent, said 85%."
    • 8.4 "Location is great."
      9.7 "97% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      7.3 "Easily accessible by car, said 73%."
      8.1 "City centre within easy reach, said 81%."
    • 7.8 "High comfort."
      9.7 "97% thought rooms were spacious."
      7.9 "79% said the beds were comfortable."
      7.5 "75% liked the big bathroom."
    • 6.7 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.7 "Rooms are ok."
      6.6 "Only 66% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.8 "For only 58%, the bathroom was ok."
      5.7 "Only 57% thought the air conditioning was adequate."
      6.5 "Only 65% thought the shower was ok."
    • 4.8 "Bad amenities."
      4.7 "53% thought the building wasn't nice."
      0.5 "95% thought the facilities needed updating."
    • 4.1 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.4 "86% criticized the unstylish hotel."
    • 3.5 "Internet is poor."
      3.4 "66% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    7.7 Good
    Based on 29 reviews
    • 8.7 "Location is great."
    • 8.7 "Great service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.1 "Comfort level is high."
      9.7 "97% thought rooms were spacious."
    • 7.3 "Nice rooms."
      9.7 "97% thought rooms were spacious."
    • 6.3 "Average cleanliness."
    • 3.9 "Vibe wasn't good."

    Overall rating

    7.3 Good
    Based on 101 reviews
    • 8.9 "Great service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.5 "85% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.4 "Location is great."
      9.5 "95% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 7.9 "High comfort."
      9.7 "97% thought rooms were spacious."
      8.0 "80% said the beds were comfortable."
    • 6.7 "Rooms are ok."
      6.0 "Only 60% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.7 "For only 57%, the bathroom was ok."
    • 4.5 "Bad amenities."
      4.3 "57% thought the building wasn't nice."
    • 4.0 "Internet is poor."
      3.9 "61% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 3.5 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.1 "89% criticized the unstylish hotel."
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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
    "Great reception"
    "Spacious rooms"
    "Train station is close"
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