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Conveniently located very close to town and shopping.

Amaong helpful staff. Great breakfast. Clean bright room. Perfect for what we needed

Well located hotel in downtown Colombo. We had an issue with the air co that we could not adjust. The thermostat was located near the ceiling and could barley be reached to turn the system off. The desk staff offered to send an engineer up but at 3AM we were not dressed to receive hotel staff. The room was trendy and cute. The restaurant offered a buffet breakfast at about 15 per person. All view were well planned with lots of vistas seen through window walls, quite lovely.

Very nice , wonderful!! Great hotel , beautiful pool, perfect rooms

The best is the roof top deck. Loved the pool. Did not see the gym but herd it was nice. I got a package under $89/nt on orbitz so price was excellent. Even at $110 which other friends had previously received, I would pay. Modern and sleek with great service.

I spent two weeks on the 18th floor of the Cinnamon Red Columbo. The hotel is in downtown Columbo from my tall floor to ceiling windows I could see the Indian Ocean and the waves come to shore. Housekeeping staff Hiran and Manoj keep my room clean as well as accommodate my preference for cleaning times.

The room is very comfortable and modern. We got a room on the higher floor with great view. We really enjoy our stay at this hotel. It is very convenient to go places in the city by walking or taking a tuk tuk at a reasonable price.

We booked CR because of its central location and positive reviews from travellers including veg travellers who raved about the breakfast. Overall, I did not find the cost worth the experience and makes me wonder if Lean Luxury just means cheap. The breakfast was indeed large and luxurious but food was not fresh, fruit was under ripe, and some things not cooked through. The room was nothing special and the bar/restaurant were not open during afternoon hours. It would have been fine except I expect more when I pay for $80 a night.

59, Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha Colombo

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Nawaloka Hospital and Bellagio Casino
  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Located in Kollupitiya, Cinnamon Red Colombo is within a 10-minute walk of popular sights such as Liberty Plaza and Colombo City Centre. This 243-room, 3.5-star hotel has conveniences like an outdoor pool, free self parking, and a fitness center.


Dining

This hotel serves as home to a rooftop bar, along with a restaurant that specializes in fusion cuisine. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with room service, or get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café. Buffet breakfast is offered for a fee each morning from 6 AM to 10:30 AM.


Rooms

All of Cinnamon Red Colombo's 243 soundproofed rooms provide coffee makers, free local calls, and free bottled water. 40-inch LED TVs come with cable channels. Bathrooms offer hair dryers, and memory foam beds with premium bedding and down comforters ensure a restful night. Other amenities include safes, ironing boards, and desks. Housekeeping is available on request.


Property features

Built in 2014, the brand new Cinnamon Red Colombo offers an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a rooftop terrace. You can take advantage of free parking, along with an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for USD 67 per person roundtrip. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with luggage storage, dry cleaning/laundry, and tours or tickets. Additional amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a meeting room, and a 24-hour business center.

Room options

Standard Double Room, 1 King Bed

1 King Bed | Sleeps 3

Suite

1 Double Bed | Sleeps 2

Standard Twin Room

2 Twin Beds | Sleeps 3

Guest reviews for Cinnamon Red Colombo

Everyone (8) Couples (1) Business (1)
5
Partner Couples Business Business

Conveniently located very close to town and shopping.

By on Mar 17, 2020

Review comment responded on Mar 18, 2020

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing Cinnamon Red Colombo following your recent stay with us. We hope you will visit us again, in the not too distant future. Best Wishes!

5
Everyone

By on Jan 16, 2020

Review comment responded on Jan 17, 2020

Dear Guest, Thank you for rating Cinnamon Red Colombo. We hope you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcome you back, on a possible future visit. Best Wishes!

4
Everyone

By on Mar 27, 2019

Review comment responded on Apr 2, 2019

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Cinnamon Red Colombo for your recent stay and subsequent rating. We look forward to welcome you back on a possible future visit. Best wishes!

5
Everyone

Amaong helpful staff. Great breakfast. Clean bright room. Perfect for what we needed

By on Feb 7, 2019

Review comment responded on Feb 8, 2019

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Cinnamon Red Colombo for your recent stay. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and our facilities! We look forward to welcoming you back on a possible future visit! Best wishes!

3
Everyone

Well located hotel in downtown Colombo. We had an issue with the air co that we could not adjust. The thermostat was located near the ceiling and could barley be reached to turn the system off. The desk staff offered to send an engineer up but at 3AM we were not dressed to receive hotel staff. The room was trendy and cute. The restaurant offered a buffet breakfast at about 15 per person. All view were well planned with lots of vistas seen through window walls, quite lovely.

By , from USA on Sep 10, 2018

Review comment responded on Sep 19, 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Cinnamon Red Colombo for your recent stay. We hope you enjoyed your stay and our facilities! While we regret any inconvenience caused due to the inability to operate the thermostat in your room during your stay, we have since inspected it and have found it to be in functional condition. We hope you will give us the opportunity to welcome you back on a possible future visit! Best wishes!

5
Everyone

Very nice , wonderful!! Great hotel , beautiful pool, perfect rooms

By on Jul 21, 2018

Review comment responded on Jul 25, 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Cinnamon Red Colombo for your recent stay. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and our facilities. We look forward to welcome you back, on a possible future visit. Best wishes!

5

modern comfort

Everyone

The best is the roof top deck. Loved the pool. Did not see the gym but herd it was nice. I got a package under $89/nt on orbitz so price was excellent. Even at $110 which other friends had previously received, I would pay. Modern and sleek with great service.

By on Feb 12, 2018

Review comment responded on Feb 15, 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Cinnamon Red Colombo for your recent stay. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and our facilities. We hope you will visit us again, on a possible future visit. Best Wishes!

5

birds next view

Everyone

I spent two weeks on the 18th floor of the Cinnamon Red Columbo. The hotel is in downtown Columbo from my tall floor to ceiling windows I could see the Indian Ocean and the waves come to shore. Housekeeping staff Hiran and Manoj keep my room clean as well as accommodate my preference for cleaning times.

By , from Chiang Mai, Thailand on Aug 24, 2017

Review comment responded on Aug 28, 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Cinnamon Red Colombo for your recent stay. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and our facilities. We look forward to welcome you back during your next visit to Sri Lanka. Best Wishes!

5

very nice hotel . we really enjoyed our stay.

Everyone

The room is very comfortable and modern. We got a room on the higher floor with great view. We really enjoy our stay at this hotel. It is very convenient to go places in the city by walking or taking a tuk tuk at a reasonable price.

By , from California on Mar 3, 2017

Review comment responded on Mar 6, 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Cinnamon Red Colombo for your recent stay. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and our facilities. We look forward to welcome you back, during your next visit to Sri Lanka. Best Wishes!

2

centrally located, but confused about lean luxury

Business

We booked CR because of its central location and positive reviews from travellers including veg travellers who raved about the breakfast. Overall, I did not find the cost worth the experience and makes me wonder if Lean Luxury just means cheap. The breakfast was indeed large and luxurious but food was not fresh, fruit was under ripe, and some things not cooked through. The room was nothing special and the bar/restaurant were not open during afternoon hours. It would have been fine except I expect more when I pay for $80 a night.

By , from Queens, NY on Jun 19, 2016

Review comment responded on Jul 8, 2016

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing Cinnamon Red Colombo following your recent stay with us. We apologize if our product and offerings were not up to your expectations, and we do understand that taste and opinions differ, from person to person. We wish you a pleasant weekend!

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