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          Sri Lanka Hotels

            121 Hotels Found
            1. Kandy Samadhi Centre
              Kandy, Central Province, Sri Lanka
              • Boutique
              • Kid-Friendly
              • Romantic
              The three-pearl Kandy Samadhi Centre is a 12-room rustic resort located a 50-minute drive from Kandy. Inspired by meditation, rooms are scattered around its extensive lush and quiet grounds. Many guests come to utilize the yoga and meditation classes, or the extensive Ayurvedic treatments. Rooms are…
            2. Cinnamon Bey Beruwala
              Beruwala, Sri Lanka
              • Beachfront
              • Business
              • Kid-Friendly
              • Romantic
              • Value
              The 200-room upscale Cinnamon Bey Beruwala resort on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka combines austere modernist architecture with artful Turkish design to create an understated atmosphere right on the Indian Ocean. Rooms are elegant and simple, with striking wood lattice work, contemporary and for…
            3. AVANI Kalutara Resort
              Kalutara, Sri Lanka
              • Beachfront
              • Kid-Friendly
              • Luxury
              • Romantic
              • Value
              This 36-acre, 105-room upscale resort on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka is family-friendly and relaxed, drawing a mostly German and British crowd. The beach isn’t the draw -- it contains course, beige sand that burns hot in the sun, and the current is not always safe for swimming -- but it's fine…
            4. Vivanta by Taj - Bentota
              Bentota, Sri Lanka
              • Beachfront
              • Business
              • Kid-Friendly
              • Luxury
              • Romantic
              This spacious 160-room hotel in southwest Sri Lanka (near historic Galle) has a rare cliffside location with dramatic views of the Indian Ocean from several vantage points. Vivanta is Taj’s upscale (versus luxury) brand, and modern rooms all have private balconies. Four dining options serve quality…
            5. The Blue Water
              Wadduwa, Sri Lanka
              • All-Inclusive
              • Beachfront
              • Business
              • Historic
              • Kid-Friendly
              • Romantic
              This contemporary, 140-room hotel offers competitive prices on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka. Designed by renowned local architect Geoffrey Bawa, the upscale Blue Water feels bigger than it actually is, with airy communal areas that reflect his trademark style of tropical modernism. Guests tend a…
            6. The Surf Hotel
              Bentota, Sri Lanka
              • All-Inclusive
              • Beachfront
              • Kid-Friendly
              • Romantic
              • Value
              This 100-room, upscale resort, renovated in 2012, was one of the first properties to set up shop on this stretch of the coast, which is known for its consistent waves. As its name suggests, it attracts surfer types (some from as far away as Lebanon!), as well as couples and families who enjoy a Room…
            7. Flower Garden Hotel
              Unawatuna, Sri Lanka
              • Boutique
              • Kid-Friendly
              • Value
              This mid-range, budget-friendly boutique packs 53 rooms across two property lots, and features four restaurant spaces sharing the same menu, two pools, a jewelry store, and both wild jungle and landscaped grounds. It is about a 10-minute walk to the beach in one direction and the same distance to in…
            8. Madulkelle Tea and Eco Lodge
              Kandy, Central Province, Sri Lanka
              • Boutique
              • Luxury
              • Romantic
              The 19-room Madulkelle Tea and Eco Lodge is an upscale hotel located in a remote setting, an hour-and-a-half away from Kandy. Though the outside of the hotel is unassuming, it has tasteful interiors and spectacular views of the Knuckle Mountains from almost anywhere on the grounds. All rooms except…
            9. Hikka Tranz by Cinnamon
              Hikkaduwa, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
              • Beachfront
              • Kid-Friendly
              • Party
              This large, mid-range hotel sits along a pretty palm-fringed beach in southern Sri Lanka. The central location in the town of Hikkaduwa (known for surfing) offers easy walking distance to town; guests also have plenty to eat and do on-site: a trendy lounge, wine cellar, and live music. The infinity…
            10. The Kingsbury
              Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
              • Business
              • Kid-Friendly
              • Luxury
              • Party
              • Romantic
              This swanky and yet competitively priced option in Colombo's commercial district draws business types and families with good taste. Features include an attractive infinity pool for catching rays (though sun loungers may be hard to snag!), spa, fitness center, and small man-made beach area, but a the…
            11. Calamander Unawatuna Beach
              Unawatuna, Sri Lanka
              • Beachfront
              • Boutique
              • Kid-Friendly
              • Romantic
              Ideal for couples, friends, families, and even solo travelers, Calamander Unawatuna Beach is an upscale boutique with a casual and social beach vibe, strong drinks, and on-site activities ranging from beach volleyball to yoga. Its seamless blend of Sri Lankan spirit and hospitality and Western plus…
            12. CoCo Bay Unawatuna
              Unawatuna, Sri Lanka
              • Beachfront
              • Boutique
              • Luxury
              • Romantic
              Ideal for couples or small groups of friends, CoCo Bay Unawatuna is a fresh and stylish spot along a quiet bay on the Indian Ocean, next to a fishing village. It's a five-minute drive to the main Unawatuna Beach area, and the Galle Fort takes about 15 minutes to reach by car. This small and upscale…
            13. Paradise Beach Club
              Mirissa, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
              • Beachfront
              • Kid-Friendly
              This 42-room, mid-range hotel has all the basics for a relaxing beach vacation, but lacks polish in some areas. Common spaces have a modern, minimalist design and many are open to the ocean breeze. Rooms are comfortable and generally clean, particularly in the newer wing (mold in older bathrooms can…
            14. Saman Villas
              Bentota, Sri Lanka
              • Beachfront
              • Boutique
              • Historic
              • Luxury
              • Romantic
              Saman Villas is arguably the most romantic and luxurious resort in southwestern Sri Lanka. The 27 rooms, set on a grassy cliff separated by two beaches, have elegant furnishings, big outdoor bathrooms, and sea views; many come with private pools. The main infinity pool is not to be missed, though, a…
            15. Jetwing Beach
              Negombo, Sri Lanka
              • Beachfront
              • Luxury
              • Romantic
              The 78-room Jetwing Beach is an upscale property along Negombo Beach, conveniently located near restaurants and shops, and a 25-minute drive from the airport. Features are solid, consisting of two lovely pools, a spa with a variety of treatments, and access to gym at sister property next door. Three…
            16. Cinnamon Grand Colombo
              Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
              • Business
              • Kid-Friendly
              • Luxury
              • Romantic
              The 501-room, upscale Cinnamon Grand is a Colombo institution; it is a popular place for weddings and conferences, and has an air of importance and activity. All room types have quality amenities such as free coffee and turndown service, but some carpeting and bedding could use a style upgrade. are…
            17. Jetwing Blue
              Negombo, Sri Lanka
              • Beachfront
              • Business
              • Kid-Friendly
              • Luxury
              • Romantic
              Stretched out on Negombo's beige sand beach near the Colombo airport is this modern, upscale 112-room hotel and spa with history -- it was the brand's first of 22 properties (circa '72) and has grown considerably since then, with a major renovation completed in 2011. This particular Jetwing tends to…
            18. Colombo Courtyard
              Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
              • Boutique
              • Business
              • Kid-Friendly
              • Luxury
              • Romantic
              Not to be confused with Courtyard by Marriott, the 32-room upscale Colombo Courtyard is a stylish, carbon-neutral boutique hotel on a bustling street in Sri Lanka’s capita with an attractive outdoor pool and on-site spa. Urban-chic guest rooms have attractive hardwood furniture, bold colors, and are…
            19. Palm Paradise Cabanas
              Tangalle, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
              • Beachfront
              • Romantic
              The three-pearl Palm Paradise Cabanas resort is in a secluded location on Goyambokka Beach, a five-minute drive from Tangalle town. The resort has a lush tropical setting and a relaxed atmosphere, and the beach is good for swimming and snorkeling. The 28 rustic cabanas and contemporary villas all of…
            20. AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa
              Bentota, Sri Lanka
              • Beachfront
              • Boutique
              • Kid-Friendly
              • Luxury
              • Romantic
              • Value
              This 75-room, upscale beach resort on the southwestern coast of Sri Lanka has competitive prices and attractive tropical modern style. All rooms have contemporary furnishings, free Wi-Fi, and work desks; bathrooms come with glass walk-in showers. The vibe is quiet and relaxed (perhaps too relaxed a…
            21. Thaproban Beach House
              Unawatuna, Sri Lanka
              • Boutique
              • Kid-Friendly
              • Romantic
              • Value
              Part of a local hotel group, the 14-room Thaproban Beach House is a mid-range, beachfront hotel in tourist-filled Unawatuna that has a warm and welcoming vibe. Rooms are simple, but stylish, with hardwood accents throughout plus flat-screen TVs and air-conditioning -- some even have sea views. The a…
            22. Galadari Hotel
              Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
              • Business
              • Kid-Friendly
              The three-pearl Galadari Hotel has an excellent location that's convenient for a mix of travelers, but interiors are dated and worn throughout. Its 446 guest rooms have warm earth tones and clashing linens, but all have minibars, tea- and coffee-making facilities, and flat-screen TVs. Plus, some of…
            23. Catamaran Beach Hotel
              Negombo, Sri Lanka
              • Beachfront
              • Kid-Friendly
              • Value
              The lower-middle-range Catamaran Beach Hotel has a good range of facilities, but its dingy and worn appearance is a significant downside. The 46 rooms come with flat-screen TVs, outdoor spaces, tea- and coffee-making facilities, and air-conditioning, but furnishings and fixtures are showing their is…
            24. Taj Samudra Colombo
              Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
              • Business
              • Kid-Friendly
              • Luxury
              • Romantic
              An upscale 300-room property located in Colombo's well-to-do Colpetty business district, the Taj Samudra Colombo is an ideal pick for business travelers. Stuck somewhere between faded glory and contemporary style, there's outdates decor and fixtures in one area and sleek, contemporary furniture in a…
            25. Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa Sri Lanka
              Bentota, Sri Lanka
              • Beachfront
              • Kid-Friendly
              • Luxury
              • Romantic
              Set directly on the beach, this upscale resort is nestled between Bentota River and the Indian Ocean. A range of facilities -- huge swimming pool, water sports, kids' club, and spa -- and room categories make the resort suitable for both couples and families. Four restaurants offer a variety of with…
            26. Lavanga Resort & Spa
              Hikkaduwa, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
              • Beachfront
              • Kid-Friendly
              • Value
              The upper-middle-range Lavanga Resort & Spa is a mostly contemporary property along the beach, just outside the tourist enclave of Hikkaduwa. The 60 spacious rooms have local-inspired decor, flat-screen TVs, and coffeemakers, but not all have balconies. On-site features consist of an ocean-view and…
            27. Cinnamon Red Colombo
              Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
              • Business
              • Romantic
              • Value
              The towering 243-room Cinnamon Red Colombo is a sleek upper-middle-range property with gorgeous views of the city and ocean in the distance. The red-and-white-themed Standard Rooms are modern and fresh, with flat-screen TVs and coffee- and tea-making facilities -- plus many have scenic vistas. The a…
            28. Earl's Regent Hotel
              Kandy, Central Province, Sri Lanka
              • Kid-Friendly
              • Romantic
              The upper-middle-range, 60-room Earl’s Regent Hotel has a secluded setting a 12-minute drive from the center of Kandy, amid greenery and offering lush mountain views from several vantage points. Quality amenities include a swimming pool, two restaurants, and lovely spa, plus an air-conditioned gym…
            29. Grand Oriental Hotel
              Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
              • Business
              • Historic
              • Value
              The three-pearl Grand Oriental Hotel occupies a 19th-century building across from Colombo Harbor and near the Dutch Hospital shopping center, but interiors are dated and rundown. The 80 old-fashioned, colonial-style guest rooms have some historic decor, flat-screen TVs, and tea- and coffee-making is…
            30. Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo
              Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
              • Business
              • Kid-Friendly
              • Party
              This 340-room, mid-range hotel is sometimes overshadowed by its sister property, Cinnamon Grand, but is a major Colombo player in its own right. Lakeside Colombo sits on seven pretty acres overlooking Beira Lake and contemporary rooms have flat-screen TVs, free bottled water, coffee/tea, and with a…
            31. Eden Resort & Spa
              Beruwala, Sri Lanka
              • Beachfront
              • Business
              • Kid-Friendly
              • Party
              • Romantic
              • Value
              This 158-room upscale Eden Resort & Spa, on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka, opened in 1995 and claims to be the first spa hotel in the country. Following a 2013 partial renovation, today it attracts Asian and European tourists who rely on its contemporary and elegant rooms with wood or granite and…
            32. Paradise Road Tintagel Colombo
              Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
              • Boutique
              • Historic
              • Luxury
              • Romantic
              Formerly serving as the personal residence of two Sri Lankan prime ministers, the Paradise Road Tintagel Colombo comes with some serious prestige under its belt. The property features 10 upscale rooms with personal decor, a tiny but modern pool, a small gym, a tiny spa area, elegant dining and bar a…
            33. Earl's Regency
              Kandy, Central Province, Sri Lanka
              • Kid-Friendly
              • Luxury
              • Romantic
              The 134-room Earl's Regency is an upscale resort just outside the city of Kandy in central Sri Lanka, with widespread windows looking out onto the surrounding mountains. There isn't much within walking distance, but many cultural attractions are less than a 30-minute drive away. Rooms are and with a…
            34. Cantaloupe Aqua
              Unawatuna, Sri Lanka
              • Beachfront
              • Boutique
              • Luxury
              • Romantic
              The four-pearl Cantaloupe Aqua is a calm and intimate oasis featuring chic, minimalist decor and gorgeous panoramic views of the ocean. The 15 stylish rooms and suites feature flat-screen TVs, LED mood lighting, tea- and coffee-making facilities, and minibars, and most have furnished balconies or is…
            35. Era Beach by Jetwing
              Galle, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
              • All-Inclusive
              • Beachfront
              • Boutique
              • Luxury
              • Romantic
              Just 25 minutes from one of Sri Lanka's busiest tourist areas, Era Beach by Jetwing is ideal for couples who want a quiet coastal getaway. This two-floor Dutch colonial-style building -- which offers half-board and all-inclusive packages -- has seven stylish but sparsely decorated rooms with natural…
            36. Cinnamon Citadel Kandy
              Kandy, Central Province, Sri Lanka
              • Boutique
              • Romantic
              The 121-room Cinnamon Citadel Kandy is an upper-middle-range property located by the Mahaweli River, about a 15-minute drive outside of Kandy. It's a lovely setting, with gardens all around and beautiful river views, plus interiors that blend contemporary and Kandyan details. Rooms offer flat-screen…
            37. Paradise Road The Villa Bentota
              Bentota, Sri Lanka
              • Boutique
              • Kid-Friendly
              • Romantic
              The upper-middle-range Paradise Road The Villa Bentota is a 19th-century mansion turned boutique hotel. It's set amid extensive grounds a short stroll from the beach, but guests will have to pass an (occasionally noisy) train track to get to the waterfront. Most guests find it part of the property's…
            38. Club Bentota
              Aluthgama, Sri Lanka
              • All-Inclusive
              • Beachfront
              • Kid-Friendly
              • Party
              • Romantic
              • Value
              Part of the fun of arriving at the 146-room, mid-range Club Bentota is the five-minute boat road across Bentota River, giving the resort an authentic, secluded vibe. However, most aspects of the resort need some TLC, and though guest rooms have private terraces or patios, we saw lots of wear and The…
            39. Cantaloupe Levels
              Unawatuna, Sri Lanka
              • Boutique
              • Luxury
              • Romantic
              The upscale Cantaloupe Levels is a calm, boutique oasis with a chic design and panoramic views of the ocean. There's little in the immediate surrounds, but the beach is a 10-minute walk away and the attractions of Galle are roughly a 20-minute drive. The vibe is peaceful and intimate, particularly 9…
            40. Cinnamon Wild Yala
              Kirinda, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
              • Beachfront
              • Boutique
              • Luxury
              Just outside Yala National Park, the 68-room Cinnamon Wild Yala offers a rustic-meets-upscale spot for travelers looking for beach and wildlife views. Unfortunately, the ocean is too rough for swimming, but a swimming pool provides a refreshing spot for a dip and a spa offers a variety of Animals to…
            41. Buckingham Place
              Tangalle, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
              • Beachfront
              • Boutique
              • Luxury
              • Romantic
              The gorgeous, upscale Buckingham Place boutique resort is a peaceful, secluded retreat with Rekawa Beach access and within a wildlife sanctuary. Its 16 massive contemporary rooms and suites have huge bathrooms and balconies, terraces, or private gardens offering fabulous Rekawa Lagoon views. Though…
            42. The Beach – All Suite Hotel
              Negombo, Sri Lanka
              • Beachfront
              • Kid-Friendly
              • Romantic
              This upper-middle-range property is situated along the beach and all of the 16 one- and two-bedroom suites have balconies with at least partial ocean views. The modern, streamlined suites have flat-screen TVs with lots of channels, air-conditioning, and kitchenettes, but despite the stovetops, no or…
            43. Pledge 3
              Negombo, Sri Lanka
              • Boutique
              • Kid-Friendly
              • Romantic
              The 14-room, upper-middle-range Pledge 3 is a boutique property located on a side street near a main road lined with restaurants and shops, and a five-minute walk from Negombo Beach. Rooms are chic and modern, outfitted with flat-screen TVs, minibars, and kettles, but windows overlook the exterior a…
            44. Jetwing Sea
              Negombo, Sri Lanka
              • All-Inclusive
              • Beachfront
              • Business
              • Kid-Friendly
              • Romantic
              • Value
              This relaxed mid-range hotel is located along a beige-sand beach in Negombo, near the Colombo airport. One of Jetwing’s 22 properties (all local-owned), the Sea is typically lower in price than sister properties nearby, and tends to attract leisure couples. Two restaurants include the main buffet a…
            45. Elephant Stables
              Kandy, Central Province, Sri Lanka
              • Boutique
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              The eight-room Elephant Stables is a historic boutique set in a colonial bungalow located a 10-minute drive from the city of Kandy. The house was originally owned by a plantation owner, so the decor of the hotel harkens back to that, with a lotus pond, vintage cars, and retro English travel posters…
            46. Jetwing Ayurveda Pavilions
              Negombo, Sri Lanka
              • Kid-Friendly
              • Romantic
              This 36-room, mid-range Jetwing-brand property is a wellness-centric hotel offering various Ayurveda treatment programs. Rooms range from Standard Rooms that lack air-conditioning, to huge pavilions with outdoor gardens featuring massage tables. An Ayurveda doctor is on-site for consultations and or…
            47. Dickman Resort
              Negombo, Sri Lanka
              • Adults-Only
              • Boutique
              • Romantic
              The mid-range Dickman Resort is a stunningly designed, adult-only boutique located on a quiet street just a few minutes' walk to numerous restaurants and bars. This LGBT-friendly property has nine individually decorated rooms -- almost all of which are named after a color and have coordinating -- or…
            48. Citrus Hikkaduwa
              Hikkaduwa, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
              • Beachfront
              • Boutique
              • Business
              • Value
              Citrus Hikkaduwa is a 90-room boutique resort with its face to Hikkaduwa's main road and its back right against the beach. This is an ideal spot for guests who want a simple, yet contemporary spot with no-frills but convenient features like a pool, restaurant, spa, and -- most importantly -- a large…
            49. Highbury Colombo
              Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
              • Romantic
              • Value
              The lower-middle-range Highbury Colombo is an intimate, charming guest house with just five rooms in a residential area of Colombo. There's little for travelers in the immediate area, but several attractions are within a 10-minute drive, including the National Museum and Galle Face Beach. The rooms…
            50. Aditya
              Hikkaduwa, Southern Province, Sri Lanka
              • Beachfront
              • Bed and Breakfast/Inn
              • Boutique
              • Luxury
              • Romantic
              This five-pearl luxury boutique has 12 huge suites with polished concrete floors, imported Indo-Asian antique furniture, private plunge pools, top-shelf snacks and drinks, ocean or garden views, and outdoor lounge space. On-site, guests have access to open-air public spaces including a large lobby…

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