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Taj Samudra
5 stars

Taj Samudra

25 Galle Face Centre Road, Colombo NONE, Sri Lanka
Colombo, Sri Lanka
See location+94 112 446 622
From
C$ 147
Cheapest

rate per night

8.1
Great
based on 424 reviews
424 reviews
Room type
Provider
Nightly total
Double room
C$ 147
Deluxe room
C$ 148
Standard Room
C$ 184

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About Taj Samudra

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free

Less than 20 minutes' walk from Fort Railway Station, Taj Samudra Colombo offers guests an ideal base when visiting Colombo. It offers 5-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

This charming hotel provides free Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool and a beauty centre. There is also free private parking on site for those travelling with a car.

The rooms have a marble bathroom, a pillow menu and a mini bar. They all feature a refrigerator, slippers and a flat-screen TV.

Each morning, guests can enjoy breakfast at Golden Dragon Chinese Restaurant or Navratna Indian Restaurant. For those wishing to stay close by for dinner, Ports of Call serves international cuisine while Crab Factory specializes in seafood dishes. For guests on the move, the hotel offers packed lunches on request.

Local attractions near Taj Samudra include Colombo Rowing Club, Visumpaya and Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology. There are also a variety of popular restaurants and bars serving local and international cuisine nearby.

Latest deals for Taj Samudra

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Executive room
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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.
Prices are based on 1 night including GST, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at Taj Samudra

  • Outdoor pool
  • Beachfront
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Fitness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine

Dining

  • Electric kettle
  • Minibar
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee machine

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Business centre
  • Car rental
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Bicycle rental
  • Casino
  • Evening entertainment
  • Beauty salon
  • Table tennis
  • Pool table
  • Night club

General

  • Beachfront
  • Family rooms
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Slippers
  • Sofa
  • Telephone
  • Storage available

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Air-conditioned

Bathroom

  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Pants press

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Cribs available
  • Child pool
  • Kids meals
  • Kid-friendly buffet

Pool and spa

  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage
  • Hot tub
  • Outdoor pool

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Disabled Access
  • Elevator
  • Designated smoking area

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking
  • Valet parking
  • Private parking

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV

Outdoor

  • Grill
  • Garden

Workspace

  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe

Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Tennis

Bedroom

  • Alarm clock

Reviews of Taj Samudra

8.1
Very good424 verified reviews
4.4Solo
5.8Couples
1.2Friends
6.2Families

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9.7Wonderful
Anonymous, Apr. 2017

Pros. Staff were very attentive

Cons. No problems

8Very good
Gaurav, Feb. 2017

Pros. Location

Cons. Some of the floors are not renovated

8Very good
Anonymous, Oct. 2016

Pros. Grounds, public spaces & meeting rooms are lovely-5*. Large breakfast buffet with juice bar. Six bottles of water in my room in arrival (thoughtful) but they weren't replenished. Many wedding parties use lobby & grounds for photos-beautiful to see.

Cons. My room was in the older (not refurbished) wing and it showed. Water would not turn off completely in shower, closet doors were hard to slide & did not close completely. Safe was locked open & no one showed up to fix it after I called (but it was done by 3rd day). The room next to mine was under construction or being used by staff & there was a lot of banging one night after midnight. Also, several conference attendees had stomach issues from food they ate there.

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What are the dining options at Taj Samudra?

Taj Samudra offers a variety of dining options including Golden Dragon Chinese Restaurant, Navratna Indian Restaurant, Ports of Call serving international cuisine, and Crab Factory specializing in seafood dishes.

Are there any concerns about the cleanliness of the rooms at Taj Samudra?

Some guests have expressed concerns about the cleanliness of the rooms, mentioning that some rooms are old and tired, and may need renovation. However, other guests have praised the cleanliness and comfort of the rooms.

What can guests expect from the hotel's customer service?

Guests can expect excellent customer service at Taj Samudra, with many reviews highlighting the friendly and helpful staff, as well as the involvement of senior management in ensuring a luxurious and organized stay.

Is there free parking available at Taj Samudra?

Yes, Taj Samudra offers free private parking on site for guests traveling with a car.

When is the best time to visit Taj Samudra?

Taj Samudra experiences high season in December and low season in April. Guests may consider these factors when planning their visit.

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Opt for a Room with a View

Several guests recommended choosing a room with a sea view for a fantastic experience, despite some rooms needing renovation.

Enjoy the Breakfast

Guests praised the breakfast spread and recommended trying the Chinese and Indian restaurants for delicious meals.

Consider Club Room Benefits

Guests staying in the club rooms enjoyed benefits such as continental breakfast, all-day coffee and tea, evening drinks and snacks, and spacious accommodations.

Explore Nearby Attractions

The hotel's location near Galle Face Green and other attractions makes it convenient for sightseeing and walks along the sea promenade.

Be Mindful of Room Conditions

While some guests enjoyed spacious and elegant rooms, others noted that certain rooms were in need of modernization and maintenance.

Take Advantage of the Pool and Fitness Area

The hotel's pool and fitness facilities were highlighted as enjoyable amenities by several guests.

Engage with the Friendly Staff

Many guests appreciated the friendly and approachable staff, noting their helpfulness and high standards of service.

Check for Special Offers

Some guests mentioned receiving room upgrades, indicating that it may be worth inquiring about any available benefits during the booking process.

Consider Dining Options

While the hotel offers a variety of dining choices, some guests found certain restaurant prices to be high, suggesting that it's worth exploring nearby dining alternatives as well.

Be Aware of Seasonal Considerations

It's advisable to plan visits during the high season in December for the best experience, as suggested by the hotel's seasonality information.

Location

25 Galle Face Centre Road, Colombo NONE

What's nearby

  • Galle Face Green326 m
  • Beira Lake1.1 km
  • Colombo World Trade Center1.2 km
  • Bank of Ceylon Tower1.2 km
  • Gangaramaya Temple1.3 km
  • Dutch Hospital1.3 km
  • Pettah Market1.5 km
  • Khan Clock Tower1.6 km
  • Jami Ul Alfar Mosque1.8 km
  • Viharamahadevi Park1.9 km
  • National Museum of Colombo2.1 km
  • Dutch Period Museum2.1 km

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 2:00 PM

Cancellation/prepayment

Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Essential information about Taj Samudra

Low season

August

High season

January

Average price (weeknight)

C$ 223

Average price (weekend night)

C$ 249
Cheapest month to stay with an average 32% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 16% rise in price.
Average Sun. - Thu. price over the last 2 weeks.
Average Fri. & Sat. price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a room at Taj Samudra

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Top tips for your stay at Taj Samudra

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Taj Samudra, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in August and April.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at Taj Samudra, plan to stay on a Tuesday or Wednesday. The most expensive day is usually Saturday.
  • The cheapest price a room at Taj Samudra was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was C$ 149, while the most expensive was C$ 149.
  • How long should you stay at Taj Samudra? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 6 days.

FAQs when booking at Taj Samudra

  • Where is Taj Samudra located?

    Taj Samudra is located at 25 Galle Face Centre Road in Galle Face, 1 km from the centre of Colombo. Galle Face Green is the closest landmark to Taj Samudra.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Taj Samudra?

    Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 2:00 PM at Taj Samudra.

  • Does Taj Samudra offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Taj Samudra offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does Taj Samudra offer free parking?

    Yes, Taj Samudra offers free parking.

  • How far is Taj Samudra from the airport?

    Taj Samudra is 6.9 km from Colombo Diyawanna Oya Seaplane Base. Taj Samudra is 28.8 km from Colombo Bandaranaike Intl.

  • Does Taj Samudra have a pool?

    Yes, Taj Samudra has a pool on-site.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Taj Samudra hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Taj Samudra in Colombo and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Taj Samudra and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Taj Samudra.

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