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Hotel Sapphire

3.5-star3.5 stars
No. 371, Galle Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka

3.5-star hotel in Colombo with outdoor pool and restaurant
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Restrictions related to your trip

COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.  Check restrictions for your trip.

  • Yes overall I am satisfied tks it was an experience cos I saw no cockroaches well doneJan 20, 2020
  • The staff was great. All very helpful from front desk to housekeeping. The room was…Dec 4, 2019

Hotel Sapphire

  • Standard Double Room
  • Deluxe Double Room

What’s around Hotel Sapphire


  • In Wellawatte
  • Mount Lavinia Beach - 37 min walk
  • New Delmon Hospital - 9 min walk
  • Dehiwala Zoological Garden - 28 min walk
  • Raux Brothers - 29 min walk
  • Park Hospital - 32 min walk
  • Majestic City - 32 min walk
  • Isipathanaramaya Buddhist Temple - 33 min walk

Getting around

  • Bandaranaike Intl. Airport (CMB) - 52 min drive
  • Wellawatta Railway Station - 11 min walk
  • Colombo Fort Station - 24 min drive
  • Seeduwa - 33 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 44 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 1:00 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle during limited hours*


  • Free onsite self parking

  • Free offsite parking nearby

Payment types at the property

  • Cash
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Fitness facilities
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • Conference space
  • One meeting room
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Year Built - 1973
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Fireplace in lobby
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


The Chinese Golden Palace - This buffet restaurant specializes in Chinese cuisine. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).

Hotel Sapphire’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Sapphire Colombo
  • Sapphire Colombo
  • Hotel Sapphire Hotel
  • Hotel Sapphire Colombo
  • Hotel Sapphire Hotel Colombo


Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.

Contactless check-out is available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for USD 12.0 per night

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

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

FAQs for Hotel Sapphire

  • Does Hotel Sapphire offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Hotel Sapphire does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Hotel Sapphire?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Hotel Sapphire?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Is there a pool at Hotel Sapphire?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Hotel Sapphire?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Hotel Sapphire?
    You can check in starting at 1:00 PM. Check-out time is noon. Express check-in and contactless check-out are available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Hotel Sapphire?
    Yes, The Chinese Golden Palace offers alfresco dining and Chinese cuisine. The dining venue will be unavailable from December 1 2020 to March 1 2021 (dates subject to change). Nearby restaurants include New Yarl Eat House (6-min walk), Curry Leaves Indian (10-min walk), and Shanmugas Indian Vegetarian (12-min walk).
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Hotel Sapphire?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
  • Is there an onsite casino at Hotel Sapphire?
    No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Bellagio Casino (10-min drive) and Casino Marina Colombo (10-min drive) are both nearby.
  • What is there to do at Hotel Sapphire and nearby?
    Hotel Sapphire has an outdoor pool and a fitness center, as well as a garden.

Recent reviews

Good 7.6 From 22 reviews

Very good 8.0
Reception was not helpful as I requested Double bed instead twin. He seemed ignorant to my request.
Gnanasambander, as1 night trip
Fair 4.0
It’s ok. Only thing there bathroom is so bad. Other than that staffs are good.
ca1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
front desk receptionist services very good and room &restaurants Services nice
gb1 night trip with friends
Fair 4.0
Poorly maintained hotel
Poorly maintained hotel. Bathroom and rooms are not clean. Poor services
gb4 night family trip
Good 6.0
Bathroom in need of an update, a bit worn but clean and functional. Good size room with comfortable beds. Our room was facing a busy street; restaurants and grocers, pharmacy, atm all within a few blocks. Front desk pleasant and restaurantwas good, breakfast (included) very nice and servers were very attentive.
ca1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Room is big and clean. But toiletries not enough.
K, gb1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Very good
sithra, au5 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Staff very friendly and helpful.Service was was the food.I had special needs Re.Food and the Chef obliged.From the Janitor to management the service was excellent.Real 5 star treatment.will definitely go again.
au7 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Nice hotel, but taxi or tuk tuk required to access sites
au2 night trip
Good 6.0
closer to most of the important places
very friendly staff, stayed again after visiting north. First room on the left side and could hear the noise from Galle Road.
Nada, au8 night trip

Hotel Sapphire