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Colombo
May 20 — May 212
Colombo
Fri 5/20
Sat 5/21

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June

High season

January

Average price (weeknight)

$46

Average price (weekend night)

$46
Cheapest month to stay with an average 31% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 333% rise in price.
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Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

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Top tips for finding Colombo hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Colombo, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Colombo in June and October.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Colombo if you stay on a Saturday. The opposite is true for, Wednesday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 66 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Colombo accommodation.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Colombo found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $6, while the most expensive was $142.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Colombo for 5 days.
  • Hoping to do some shopping during your time in Colombo? Select a hotel in Pettah, a neighbourhood known for having a series of famous outdoor bazaars — commonly referred to as the Pettah Market. The 55 Fort Train Hostel is a budget-friendly choice located in the heart of this neighbourhood and is only a 6-minute walk from the city’s main port.
  • To discover some of Colombo’s green spaces, choose a hotel near Galle Face Green, such as the chic Taj Samudra located a 2-minute walk away. This urban park stretches for more than 500 meters along the oceanfront and covers about 5 hectares.
  • If you are interested in the history of Buddhism, consider staying in a hotel near the Gangaramaya Buddhist Temple, a historic site that contains many artefacts, as well as a visitor education centre. Alternatively, the Residence by Uga Escapes is set in a mansion that was built in the 19th century and is only a 4-minute walk from the temple.
  • Travellers who want to learn more about Sri Lanka’s heritage and culture should pick a hotel near the National Museum of Colombo, such as the modern Le Papillon hotel, which is less than a 5-minute walk away. This museum contains many artefacts and objects related to the history of Sri Lanka and offers both guided and self-guided tours.
  • If you are a golf-enthusiast, make sure to book a hotel close to the Royal Colombo Golf Club, such as the Villa Key 2 Ceylon, which is only a 3-minute drive away. This 18-hole course is the oldest golf club in Sri Lanka and has an upscale restaurant available to both members and guests.

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