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Taj Samudra places you within 2 miles (3 km) of Nawaloka Hospital and Sambodhi Chaitiya. This 300-room, 5-star hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like an outdoor pool, free in-room WiFi, and free valet parking. It's in central Colombo and also close to Bally's Casino and Dutch Period Museum.


Get your fill of Indian cuisine for lunch, or dinner at Navratna, one of 4 onsite restaurants, or enjoy the garden views at Golden Dragon. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café. Start each morning with buffet breakfast, available for a fee from 7 AM to 10:30 AM.


All of Taj Samudra's 300 air-conditioned rooms provide minibars, coffee makers, and free newspapers. Guests can expect LED TVs with satellite channels, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Along with relaxing touches like rainfall showers and deep soaking tubs, bathrooms offer designer toiletries and bathrobes. Free bottled water, safes, and phones are also available.

Property features

Taj Samudra features a nightclub, an outdoor pool, and a children's pool. There's free valet parking, and an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for USD 45.00 one way. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include a health club, a sauna, and an outdoor tennis court.


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Free valet parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Nightclub

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to an outdoor pool and a children's pool, Taj Samudra provides an outdoor tennis court and a health club. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 4 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a snack bar/deli. A poolside bar is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and high-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business-related amenities at this 5-star property consist of a 24-hour business center and meeting rooms. 5 meeting rooms are available. This eco-friendly hotel also offers a nightclub, a sauna, and tour/ticket assistance. For a surcharge, a roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is offered to guests. Onsite valet parking is complimentary.

Taj Samudra has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 300 
  • Number of floors - 7 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Health club 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Computer station 
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply) 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Meeting rooms 5 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Nightclub 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Garden 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Conference center 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Year Built 1984 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free RV, bus, truck parking 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3 
  • Steam room 
  • Children's pool 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Free valet parking, Free RV, bus, truck parking

Room Amenities

Taj Samudra offers 300 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. LED televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include deep soaking bathtubs, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.

This Colombo hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Bidet 
  • Slippers 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • LED TV 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10:30 AM.

Navratna - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specializes in Indian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Golden Dragon - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specializes in Chinese cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Yumi - This bar specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves dinner only.

Lattice - This lobby lounge specializes in international cuisine.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor tennis court and a health club are featured at the hotel. An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna.

Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision.


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

No pets or service animals allowed


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 15 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 45.00
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Taj Samudra
  • Taj Samudra Colombo
  • Taj Samudra Hotel
  • Taj Samudra Hotel Colombo
  • Colombo Taj Samudra Hotel
  • Taj Samudra Colombo Hotel Colombo

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in EarthCheck, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

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