Taj Samudra

5 Star Hotel in Colombo

Facing Sri Lanka’s historic Galle Face Green, Taj Samudra, our 5 star hotel in Colombo offers enchanting views of the mesmerising Indian Ocean, Galle Face Green and the vibrant city of Colombo. The exotic hotel in Galle Sri Lanka boasts 300 rooms and suites nestled in 11 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens. Located in Colombo’s business hub, the urban resort is a short walk from the bustling city centre and 21 miles (34 km) from the airport. The hotel’s award-winning chefs create culinary magic, fit for connoisseurs of fine dining. Relish authentic Indian cuisine prepared with exotic spices and unique cooking techniques at Navratna. Enjoy a wide selection of Chinese delicacies at Golden Dragon, and sample Japanese specialities at YUMI. Latitude, the all-day diner and coffee shop, offers an extensive global menu. Against the backdrop of the landscaped gardens and Indian Ocean, Taj Samudra houses some of the most spectacular and unique banqueting and conferencing venues. The ocean-view Samudra Ballroom is ideal for celebratory dinners; the historical 1860s Crystal Building is perfect for traditional weddings; the conference halls are designed to host formal board meetings. Relax over a game of pool with your friends at the hotel’s ambient lounge Pebbles and laze by the swimming pool with a delicious cocktail in hand. Be pampered by our world-renowned Golden Keys Concierge and butlers, and enjoy sumptuous in-room dining experiences. Come, experience the magic of this palm-lined haven on the harbour.

Hotel Highlights

Amidst 11 Acres of Lush Gardens
Authentic Sichuan & Cantonese Cuisine
Fully Equipped Gymnasium
Scenic Views of Indian Ocean

Hotel Policies

  • Check-in time: 3:00 PM
  • Check-out time: 12:00 Noon
  • Early check-in and late check-out on request.
  • We accept American Express, Diner's Club, Master Card, Visa, JCB International.
  • Pets are not allowed.

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Taj Samudra Colombo was awarded many medals at the recently concluded Chef’s Guild Culinary Art 2023, organized by the Chefs Guild Lanka. The iconic event was held at the BMICH between the 8th to 10th June 2023.


Taj Samudra, Colombo known the world over for both its unparalleled hospitality and the stunning views of the Indian ocean was the recipient of two prestigious awards at the annual South Asian Travel Awards (SATA) 2022 held on the 30th of September 2022.

Reputed as one of the most coveted and influential award ceremonies in the South Asian travel industry, SATA is focused on facilitating travel suppliers who have risen above the competition and surpassed expectation. At the star-studded event, the Taj Area Director for Sri Lanka and the Maldives, Mr. Samrat Datta accepted awards for:


             - Leading Food and Beverage Hotel/Resort

           - Leading Meeting and Conference Hotel/Resort

The Taj Samudra has long maintained a position of great value in the hearts of many a traveller to the shores of Colombo by epitomizing the highest standards of the region’s travel industry. Its 300 luxury rooms, sprawling gardens, and exquisite banquet facilities truly makes it one of South Asia’s finest Luxury City Hotels.  

Taj Samudra, Colombo’s premier five-star hotel has received yet another accolade which lays claim to its fame among its employees. It is the ONLY hotel in Sri Lanka to be among the Top 25 of the best organizations in the “Great Place to Work,” rankings for the 5th consecutive year. It further sustains its top rankings in the perception of its invaluable employees by being the ONLY hotel which won the ‘Laureate Status’ at the awards ceremony which was held last month amid a large gathering of distinguished guests.
Taj Samudra Colombo was awarded the prestigious overall award for ‘The Most Outstanding Hotel 2017’ at the recently concluded 17th Culinary Art Food Expo organized by the Chefs Guild Lanka. The iconic event was held at the BMICH between the 28th and 30th July 2017. This extraordinary feat was achieved by the team of culinary experts who won forty-six medals including 4 Gold Excellence medals, 10 Gold medals, 17 Silver medals and 15 Bronze medals at this prestigious event.
Area Director Sri Lanka & Maldives and General Manager Taj Samudra Colombo Mr. Sarabjeet SINGH won the prestigious award “With the pride of the profession Award in Hospitality Sector at the Golden Globe Tigers Awards ceremony 2017 event. The Golden Globe Tigers awards aims to recognize "TIGERS" in marketing, branding CSR & social innovation, education & academic across leadership levels in individual and organizations.


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