Centrally located to Colombo downtown attractions and with easy access to major shopping malls like ODEL and the House of Fashion, this Colombo hotel has everything guests need for a fantastic trip.
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Enjoy a strategic location close to Lanka and Asiri Hospitals and near the Southern Expressway at this Colombo hotel, making commutes and traveling easy. Guests stay within close proximity to major tourist sightseeing attractions like the Galle Face Green and gorgeous Gangarama Temple. Hindu temple tours are popular, and there are many museum options close by as well as Old Parliament for history buffs. A convenient location from the airport makes for a relaxing stay.
Easy access to Colombo downtown via the Katunayake & Southern Expressway is important for business travelers or those with a busy schedule. Guests can take advantage of close proximity to shopping malls and casinos. Friendly staff with superior customer service is always on hand to offer a locals recommendation on entertainment, shopping and dining.
There’s a mini-golf course within 3 km of this Colombo hotel, and leading casino centers and shopping malls a brief drive away. Being close to major tourist sightseeing including all the top destinations in the city of Colombo makes this property a great choice for those looking to make the most of their vacation. There’s also easy access to the southern part of the country via the Southern Expressway, so day trips are always an option.
There are many leading companies located within close proximity to this Colombo hotel, as well as government ministries and Embassies for business travelers. Medical tourism is popular in and near Sri Lanka, and travel is quick from the Maldives and Seychelles to Lanka and Asiri Hospitals for medical treatment.
Book your stay at the Best Western Elyon Colombo for a touch of home during your Sri Lanka trip! Enjoy your stay.
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Pets not accepted
Hotel location and the surrounding area
We loved Best Western for comfort, lovely view from the room and the rooftop, great breakfast and awesome staff . The rooftop bar is amazing and the cocktails and food are of very good quality. We...
By Himasha M
I stayed at this hotel in August 2019 for a few days and again in November 2019 for a week. Very convenient for me because of its handicap room and its kind staff, room service, and food selections...
By Barney P
San Francisco, California, United States on 24-Nov-2019
This is located outside the busy Colombo city limits
Rooftop has ideal view and nice place to have a cocktail or a gathering.
Excellent location you can reach within five minutes from theColombo...
Kandana, Sri Lanka on 22-Nov-2019
Great to spend night before departure from colombo in budget, nearby city matket, daytime connectivity, can explore colombo city from here. Nice hospitality, great food, they also have rooftop...
Staff are very friendly and helpful. Spacious and clean room and a beautiful view from the rooftop bar. The price was reasonable The location was close to the city and was easily accessible by a taxi.
Exercise facility, open from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Elevator, wheelchair accessible
Foreign currency exchange
Dry cleaning, same day available
Express check in
Express check out
Late check out
Safe deposit box
Doctor on call
Babysitting on request
Cable or satellite television, 15 International channels
Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
Business center, complimentary open 24-hours
Meeting facilities, Boardroom for 20 guests
Conference facilities, for 20 guests
Physically challenged services
Physically challenged facilities
Parking for the physically challenged, 24 hours, free
Free parking, 24 hours
Valet parking, free, 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
Satellite television, CNN® or other 24 hour news station, color, remote controlled, with 15 International channels and one local channel. A mix of sports, news and entertainment.
AM/FM alarm clock, iPod® for music and to set alarm. Usage is free of charge.
AM/FM radio stereo
Coffee/tea maker, there is a varity of tea, sugar, creamer and coffee available with an electric kettle for hot water free of charge. Replenishment of items will be done daily.
Iron, ironing board, available
Desk/work area, electrical outlet at desk level
Free wireless high-speed Internet access
Personal computer, no charge
Direct dial telephone
Mini-bar. Supplied with alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, water, sweets and snacks available in hygienically packed units. Consumption will be charged to the guest’s personal account on daily basis.
Room service, from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Air-conditioning, self controlled heating/cooling system
In-room safe. This is a self-operated electronic safe to keep valuables. Use of safe is free of charge.
Adjoining rooms available
Optional room views, available
Rollaway bed, available for a nominal fee
Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 2
Physically challenged rooms/facilities available. The hotel is not geared to accept guests with serious/major physical challenges.
Wheelchair accessible available
Knock lights available
Emergency alerting lighting
Extra wide doors in bathrooms
1 kilometer(s) from Department of Labor. A 100% government managed department under a ministry. Labour related issues, benefits, laws and programs are administered here. Foreign investors in Sri Lanka can obtain first-hand labor related information here.
1 kilometer(s) from Lanka Hospitals Limited. The closest state of the art hospital has a reputation for an international standard of customer care. A wide choice in consultation and the hospital is recognized by many international insurance companies.
1 kilometer(s) from Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka. A government managed department established to ensure a reliable service throughout the country and protect and promote the interest of general public. This department is also responsible for promoting and sustaining a rapid development in facilities.
1 kilometer(s) from Survey Department. The oldest government department and the only official service provider in mapping allied fields. This department also provides consultancy services for government organizations. Reliable land information can be obtained from here.
1 kilometer(s) from National Livestock Development Board. This institute is existing to develop the livestock and crop integrated farming systems in the country. A supplier of dairy products to the local market. Provides technological support in the form of training and demonstrations to the agriculture sector and schools.
4 kilometer(s) from National Museum of Sri Lanka. The display of cultural and natural heritage in Srilanka. It is a rich evidence of architecture and folklore from by gone eras. The largest and the oldest museum in Srilanka established by the British during late 19th century. Ground floor galleries are in a historical sequence and upper galleries on a thematic basis. Open seven days a week except on government holidays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. On the way the Town Hall, Viharamahadevi Park, National Library and the War Memorial can be visited.
7 kilometer(s) from The Gangaramaya Buddhist Temple. This is a prominent Buddhist Centre with a mix of modern architecture and cultural values. The best attraction is the architecture of “Seemamalaka Shrine“ built at the placid water of the lake. For many other religions this temple is uniquely attractive.
7 kilometer(s) from Galle Face Green. A half a kilometer promenade by the sea in the business district of Colombo. This is the longest open space seafront in Colombo and is the most popular to spend the evening, a place for the young and old. Crowds add colour to the Green when the evenings are busy with picnickers and food vendors. A place for a rendezvous.
10 kilometer(s) from The Zoological Gardens. The oldest zoological garden in Asia and the biggest in South East Asia. There are many sprawling areas providing shelter for a wide variety of animals and birds. The zoo places a special emphasis on animal welfare as well. There are over 3,000 animals living here under professional care. It has a good collection of worldwide animals.
11 kilometer(s) from Wolvendaal Church. The oldest Dutch church built in Colombo. There are attractive interior decorations with Dutch furniture, wooden carved pews, chairs,pulpit and lecterns. The major highlights are the tombstones of past Dutch Governors.
5 kilometer(s) from Beach Wadiya, Brasserie, Seafood, Open for: lunch, dinner, Located on the closest beach to the property.
7 kilometer(s) from Ministry of Crab, Full Service, Seafood, Open for: lunch, dinner, Upmarket, seafood specialties, indoor restaurant. Situated in the heart of the commercial hub.
5 kilometer(s) from Cafe Che, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner,
5 kilometer(s) from The Bayleaf, Full Service, Italian, Open for: lunch, dinner,
3 kilometer(s) from Barista, Coffee Shop, Continental, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, Casual dining atmosphere. Specializes in coffee varieties.
5 kilometer(s) from University of Colombo. The oldest institute of the modern higher education in Sri Lanka. This is a state university and the largest in the country. Having seven faculties with over forty academic departments the university was ranked among the top ten in South Asia. Most faculties offer both undergraduate and post graduate degrees and distant learning programmes. This university has international links for academic staff changes, distant learning, dual degree programs and academic networking.
11 kilometer(s) from Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology. The campus is situated in the designated future cyber city of Sri Lanka comprising lecture-theatres, laboratories, auditoria, library and reading rooms. Programs are conducted for local degrees and affiliated foreign degrees as well. Major emphasis from academic and student community is the vibrant research culture throughout. It is the largest IT degree awarding institute in Sri Lanka and recognized by the University grants commission as a vision.
1 kilometer(s) from Institute of Personnel Management. The leader in HR management education. Courses are available from foundation level up to degree of HR management. The institute entertains students from many nationalities. Learning from here is a solid foundation for many HR experts.
4 kilometer(s) from Open University of Sri Lanka. Government managed institute that facilitates online and distance education for diplomas and degrees. Also external Bachelor and Master degrees are awarded by this campus.
10 kilometer(s) from CINEC Maritime Campus. The largest private campus in Sri Lanka managed according to internationally accredited quality management systems. Most modern facilities are available to follow degree level courses in energy management, maritime science, IT, etc. Programs here open the doors to a wide range of lucrative career options.
22 kilometer(s) from Kalutara, The main business hub of the Kalutara district which is famous for rubber plantation and tropical fruits. The city is on the coast at the beautiful river mouth and a famous temple.
20 kilometer(s) from Gampaha. The name has come from a combination of five villages together. A commercial town and the main city of the Gampaha district. This district is also famous for their plantations, low country crops, and coconuts.
25 kilometer(s) from Negombo. Situated in close proximity to the international airport, is famous for fishing and tourism. It is one of the oldest settlements of Christianity in Sri Lanka. There are many historical buildings here.
35 kilometer(s) from Awissawella. The gateway to the hill country. Famous for rubber plantation, coffee and other mid-land crops. The majority of the population are farmers or businessmen related to agriculture.
9 kilometer(s) from Mount Lavinia. The immediate commercial place after the city of Colombo. A reputed place for tourism mainly due to its beauty. There are plenty of hotels, shops, spas, night clubs and restaurants here.
2 kilometer(s) from Royal Colombo Golf Club. The oldest golf club in the country. A place with an exquisite and tranquil environment to relax. Having an 18 hole par 71 course the entire complex is wonderful to unwind at the end of the day. From the bar there is a panoramic view of the greens.
5 kilometer(s) from Fingara Country Club. This is an internationally recognized recreation club with many activities such as swimming, tennis, pool, badminton, squash, bowling and a karaoke lounge. Indoor and outdoor dining is available for non-members as well.
10 kilometer(s) from Austasia Sports and Leisure Club. This centre provides more than 20 different sports facilities for members as well as non-members. The club is equipped with a restaurant, clubhouse, swimming pool and food court. There are adequate activities for children. Badminton and net ball are major attractions here.
5 kilometer(s) from Kinross Swimming Club. Specializes in sea swimming club located on the beach. Lifesaving is the specialty of this club. Leisurely swimmers can enjoy themselves under the care of qualified staff.
5 kilometer(s) from National Tennis Courts (Sri Lanka Tennis Association courts). Managed by the tennis governing body of Sri Lanka. Playing facilities for all age levels are available. Profesional support is also available on request. Located in an upmarket residential area and elite business district.
3 kilometer(s) from LAKSALA. All products are local. Gift items,souvenir items, linen, garments, statues and many kinds of ornaments. Materials vary from gold, silver, ivory, ebony, brass, steel, wood, jute, leather, clay, etc.
4 kilometer(s) from Liberty Plaza. A modern shopping complex with readymade garments, electronics, electrical items and many branded items are also available.
4 kilometer(s) from Majestic City. A modern shopping mall specializing in electrical and electronics. Also many branded products available.
6 kilometer(s) from ODEL. Specializes in imported readymade garments. Souvenir and gift items are also available with a wide choice.
2 kilometer(s) from Cycle Bazaar. Located in Borella, famous for retail shopping, especially for domestic needs, variety of shops are available by the four main roads. Products/shops available for a variety of income levels.
35 kilometer(s) from Bandaranaike International Airport. Always use the airport taxi counters and be very clear about your destination.
1 kilometer(s) from bus stop
1 kilometer(s) from Narahenpita and Kirulapone train stations