Grand Oriental Hotel

2, York Street, Colombo 1, Colombo, Sri Lanka | 3 star hotel
Searching for availability...
*Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.

Travel Blogs from Colombo

Joining in celebrations and placement experience

A travel blog entry by beckeyjw

Wednesday morning started fairly early with our home stay team being picked up at 7.45 so that we could get into town to do some shopping before a good and useful talk about working with children. We went to the 'skirt lady' who basically sells skirts and also underskirts/petticoats suitable for the volunteers to wear during projects etc, also bought some 3/4 length trousers. There are so many rupees to a pound that when they first say the ...

A very high tea indeed.

A travel blog entry by fergysrambles


... off. I put on the best clothes I was carrying which frankly weren't that smart and headed off for this very grand hotel with not a little trepidation. Here is what happened, again taken from my VT Colombo page.

"I had been in touch with my wonderful friend and very active VT member Treshi who has been such a great help on my current trip to SRi Lanka, and she had very kindly invited me to "afternoon tea" at the Galadari Hotel in the ...

This should have been posted ages ago!

A travel blog entry by fergysrambles


... thin a bit, although it did take an age for the baggage to arrive, it was not good. I got bored and went back upstairs to take a few photos of the scene and found myself engaged in conversation with a couple of young salesmen from the duty free shops who were obviously as bored as I was. I had a wander around, looking for a bar or coffee place to pass the time but there did not appear to be any. I watched the same few forlorn bags going round and round, evidently ...

From Singapore to Colombo

A travel blog entry by johnsmetana


... Kate to get out of bed, get ready and head into town for a coffee before our scheduled appointment with her cousin Em and her fam. After an embarrassing effort at purchasing some strange breakfast buns and filtered coffee with a credit card at a so called "Cafe". We promised we'd be back with cash but did the bolt instead to a worse more well known cafe. A short time later as I was waiting for our bags from the baggage room and I heard a few loud thuds and turned to see ...

Credit card, master card

A travel blog entry by ccksxy4a2dyhpa9

... introduced. credit card permits short-term loans which are quickly disbursed to the user who does not calculate the balance in card before making each transaction, provided that the total charges does not surpass the maximum line of credit for this card, as compared to the debit and checks cards. Hence, it is usually observed that these cards if used in the proper and organized manner are certainly helpful and provide financial ...

How has this hotel rated in the past?

  What's this?
Discover trends in hotel experiences based on real traveler reviews and ratings. Mouse over circles to see what some travelers had to say.


This 3 star hotel, located on 2, York Street, Colombo 1, Colombo, is near Temple of the Tooth (Sri Dalada Maligawa), Mount Lavinia, Colombo National Museum, and Dehiwala Zoo.
Map this hotel

    More great choices in Colombo

    Search TripAdvisor for more deals in Colombo


    TripAdvisor Reviews Grand Oriental Hotel Colombo

    3.00 of 5 stars Good

    Traveler Photos Grand Oriental Hotel Colombo

    The Anton Chekov Suite
    Colombo, Sri Lanka