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|Distance to city center||0.4 mi|
|Nearest Airport||Colombo Bandaranaike Intl|
|Distance to airport||17.0 mi|
|"Buffet breakfast could be better."||(in 34 reviews)|
|"And the food was good."||(in 35 reviews)|
|"Very nice staff, always smiling."||(in 76 reviews)|
|"It was the worst hotel experience ever."||(in 34 reviews)|
|"The hotel needs refurbishment."||(in 17 reviews)|
|"It’s an old hotel with a history."||(in 6 reviews)|
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|bit shabby||in 25 reviews|
|buffet breakfast||in 49 reviews|
|dutch hospital||in 9 reviews|
|floor restaurant||in 81 reviews|
|food was good||in 45 reviews|
|friendly staff||in 115 reviews|
|glory days||in 4 reviews|
|good view||in 16 reviews|
|great location||in 135 reviews|
|hotel with history||in 26 reviews|
|huge room||in 115 reviews|
|needs a refurbishment||in 26 reviews|
|old colonial||in 6 reviews|
|old hotel||in 133 reviews|
|old world charm||in 13 reviews|
|seen better||in 6 reviews|
|service was very good||in 11 reviews|
|view over the harbour||in 31 reviews|
- close to the City center - very friendly staff - little bakery in the hotel
- looks very old, could get a renovation
Central location. Good lobby and overall building, however, the rooms could do with a little more furnishing and better cleaning. WiFi was okay in the rooms. Staff were friendly and accommodating. They agreed to hold one piece of our luggage while my sister and I went around Sri Lanka with the other piece. (We didn’t want to carry two suitcases around the island.) So that was a big help.
This hotel is the oldest hotel in Colombo and located in the Fort, in a very convenient place. Their breakfast was buffet style with variety of choices and wifi connection was stable. They have two restaurants, one Sri Lankan food and western food. The Sri Lankan food restaurant was quite reasonable and tasty.
I sent several messages before my trip asking about the transportation from the airport but never heard back from them. Also, the room had ants on the floor....
Check in took longer than expected. It took about 20 minutes to check my booking inspite of showing my reservation
The hotel has a strange atmosphere and is very run down.
A stay at Grand Oriental Hotel places you in the heart of Colombo, within a 15-minute walk of Pettah Market and Galle Face Beach. Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A shuttle from the airport to the hotel is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free valet parking is available onsite.
based on 2,559 reviews
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- Wonderful sightseeing
- Friendly atmosphere
- Great menu
Policies vary by room type and provider.
FAQs when booking at Grand Oriental Hotel
Where is Grand Oriental Hotel located?
Grand Oriental Hotel is located at No. 2, York Street in Fort, 0.4 miles from the center of Colombo. Khan Clock Tower is the closest landmark to Grand Oriental Hotel.
When is check-in time and check-out time at Grand Oriental Hotel?
Check-in time is 1:00 PM and check-out time is 12:00 PM at Grand Oriental Hotel.
Does Grand Oriental Hotel offer free Wi-Fi?
Yes, Grand Oriental Hotel offers free Wi-Fi.
Does Grand Oriental Hotel offer free parking?
Yes, Grand Oriental Hotel offers free parking.
Does Grand Oriental Hotel offer free airport shuttle service?
No, Grand Oriental Hotel does not offer free airport shuttle service.
How far is Grand Oriental Hotel from the airport?
Grand Oriental Hotel is 5 miles from Colombo Diyawanna Oya Seaplane Base. Grand Oriental Hotel is 17 miles from Colombo Bandaranaike Intl.
Can you bring pets to Grand Oriental Hotel?
No, pets are not allowed at Grand Oriental Hotel.
Does Grand Oriental Hotel have a pool?
Yes, Grand Oriental Hotel has a pool onsite.
Reviews about Grand Oriental Hotel
Most Popular Landmarks
- Khan Clock Tower 0.3 mi
- Dutch Hospital 0.3 mi
- Colombo World Trade Center 0.3 mi
- Pettah Market 0.3 mi
- Bank of Ceylon Tower 0.4 mi
- Jami Ul Alfar Mosque 0.5 mi
|Colombo Diyawanna Oya Seaplane Base||5 mi|
|Colombo Bandaranaike Intl||17 mi|