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Taj Samudra, Colombo

5-star5 stars
25 Galle Face Centre RoadColombo3Sri Lanka

5-star hotel in Kollupitiya with 7 restaurants, outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Very Good8.2
Great location
Delicious food
Good internet service
More comfort would be nice
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Taj Samudra, Colombo

from $140
  • Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed, City View
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View
  • Deluxe Room, Ocean View
  • Deluxe Room, City View
  • Executive Suite, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Ocean View
  • Deluxe Suite, 1 King Bed, City View
  • Luxury Room, Ocean View
  • Luxury Room, City View
  • Grande Luxury, Suite, 1 King Bed, Ocean View
  • Luxury Room, Ocean View
  • Luxury Room, City View
  • Luxury Suite, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Ocean View
  • Taj Club, Club Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View
  • Taj Club, Club Room, 1 King Bed, City View
  • Taj Club, Club Room, Ocean View
  • Taj Club, Club Room, City View

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 300 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 7 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *


  • Free valet parking

  • Free RV/bus/truck parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 7 restaurants
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Billiards or pool table
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms 5
  • Conference center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Year Built 1984
  • Elevator/lift
  • ATM/banking
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Garden
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Bidet
  • Designer toiletries
Be entertained
  • LED TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Navratna - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specializes in Indian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Golden Dragon - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specializes in Chinese cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Yumi - This bar specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves dinner only.

Lattice - This lobby lounge specializes in international cuisine.

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in EarthCheck, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Taj Samudra, Colombo’s small print

Also known as

  • Taj Samudra
  • Taj Samudra Colombo
  • Taj Samudra Hotel
  • Taj Samudra Hotel Colombo
  • Colombo Taj Samudra Hotel
  • Taj Samudra Colombo Hotel Colombo


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 72 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 15 per person (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 130 per vehicle (roundtrip)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Taj Samudra, Colombo


  • In Kollupitiya
  • High Commission of India - 7 min walk
  • St. Andrew's Scots Kirk Church - 8 min walk
  • Galle Face Green - 9 min walk
  • Nawaloka Hospital - 11 min walk
  • Beira Lake - 16 min walk
  • US Embassy - 16 min walk
  • Gangaramaya Temple - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.) - 45 min drive
  • Colombo Fort Station - 30 min walk
  • Free valet parking
  • Free RV, bus, and truck parking
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.2 From 101 reviews

Taj Samudra, Colombo
Excellent. I recommend this hotel 100% to anyone traveling to Colombo. Very comfortable
Kamla, us3 night trip
Taj Samudra, Colombo
Overnight stay in transit.
Naresh, us1 night family trip
Taj Samudra, Colombo
this hotel kind of sucks. esp for the price.
front desk check-in unprofessional and made errors, assigned wrong room type and very slow to fix. breakfast not delicious. food quality, including Ron service, low.
Allen, us1 night trip
Taj Samudra, Colombo
Very Good8.0
Taj colombo
Good location, good food, good service. Rooms were a bit dated though and no one at front desk picked up the phone.
Navid, us2 night business trip
Taj Samudra, Colombo
Excellent stay and luxurios rooms
Was excellent luxury hotel....lovely indian resturand and good chinese resturant. View was lovely ocean view room. Club floor was good as well ..lobby bar was good service....the only thing i will hope to see next time is music .. I hope if there was a piano or soft music somewhere in the hotel
Nedal, us3 night romance trip

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Taj Samudra, Colombo

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