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476 apartments

Ground floor Studio home with Attic in the heart of Colombo

Colombo studio

Studio / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Price per night from

$30

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Luxury living in Mirihana Nugegoda

Colombo house

5 bedrooms / 5 bathrooms / sleeps 14

Price per night from

$90

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Vista Villa Colombo 07

Colombo villa

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 2

Price per night from

$48

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Ocean Edge Suites & Hotel Colombo Sri Lanka

Colombo apartment

50 bedrooms / 50 bathrooms / sleeps 2

Price per night from

$79

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Kumbuk Villa ~ Naturally L u x u r i o u s

Colombo villa

3 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 8

Responds fast! avg. 2 hours 54 minutes

Price per night from

$198

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Fully Furnished 1 AC Bedroom Aptartment

Colombo apartment

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 2

Price per night from

$26

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Luxury 2 bedroom apt in Colombo 3, Sri Lanka.

Colombo apartment

2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 4

“Just check in and smile.” As a repeat renter of this apartment, the metaphor 'two thumbs up!' just about sums up what I have to say about this rental experience. A perfect blend of location, comfort and price makes this, one of the smarter rental choi

Responds fast! avg. 3 hours 50 minutes

Price per night from

$102

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Lake Villa - Maharagama

Colombo apartment

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 3

Responds fast! avg. 3 hours 22 minutes

Price per night from

$16

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Dee's Home Stay Colombo

Colombo house

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Price per night from

$45

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Elegant 2 bedroom apartment

Colombo apartment

2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 4

Price per night from

$100

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Elegantly Designed Apartment in City Centre

Colombo apartment

2 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 5

Responds fast! avg. 39 minutes

Price per night from

$76

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Resort On320 Apartments

Colombo apartment

2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 4

Price per night from

$119

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De Fonseka Place | A Private Apartment

Colombo apartment

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Price per night from

$93

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Clean A/C Rooms - Queen Bed

Colombo hotel apartment

20 bedrooms / 20 bathrooms / sleeps 42

Price per night from

$65

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Ocean View Luxury 2 Bedroom Condo in Colombo

Colombo apartment

2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 2

Responds fast! avg. 2 hours 7 minutes

Price per night from

$60

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Seagull Veest Court Luxury 3 Bed Room Apartment

Colombo apartment

3 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 7

Price per night from

$55

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Villa with 3 private floors with private bathrooms

Colombo villa

3 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 8

Responds fast! avg. 9 minutes

Price per night from

$92

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Wellington Residencies Fully Furnished Apartment

Colombo apartment

3 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Price per night from

$65

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Perfect Location

Colombo apartment

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

“Nice stay” Excellently furnished, top notch apartments on Park Road.

Price per night from

$100

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3 bedroom apartment in the heart of Colombo.

Colombo apartment

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Price per night from

$75

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Ascot Loft

Colombo apartment

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 7

Responds fast! avg. 1 hour 26 minutes

Price per night from

$149

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3 BR Fully Furnished Apt in Colombo 8 near Odel

Colombo apartment

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Price per night from

$119

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Hiru Villa

Colombo house

3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Responds fast! avg. 3 hours 13 minutes

Price per night from

$30

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BackPacker Villas

Colombo villa

8 bedrooms / 7 bathrooms / sleeps 16

Price per night from

$318

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2+ Bedroom Condo, Exclusive, Havelock Town

Colombo apartment

2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

“Modern, Comfortable and Clean apartment in Safe Building/Area” I'm an american graduate student and I stayed in this apartment for two months while interning with the UN. This was overall a very good rental experience. The apartment is modern, clean a

Responds fast! avg. 1 hour 52 minutes

Price per night from

$124

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Colombo Sea View Crescat Apartments

Colombo apartment

2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 4

Price per night from

$129

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Villa Raha - Luxury B&B Terrace Queen Suite

Colombo b and b

1 bedroom / 1 bathroom / sleeps 3

Price per night from

$94

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Holiday Home / short term accommodation - Colombo

Colombo house

2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 4

Price per night from

$40

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Monarch Residencies

Colombo apartment

2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 4

Price per night from

$179

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Ocean Studios Apartments

Colombo apartment

2 bedrooms / 4 bathrooms / sleeps 4

Price per night from

$55

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Hedges Court Plus. 2 Room ( 3 Beds) Apartment beyond Ward Place

Colombo apartment

2 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 5

“Excellent place to stay in colombo” We stayed in this apartment at the beginning and end of our trip to Sri Lanka and it worked out brilliantly. Booking was really easy as the owner was very helpful and easy to deal with. The apartment itself has g

Responds fast! avg. 39 minutes

Price per night from

$78

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Thilanka's Villa

Colombo apartment

2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 4

Responds fast! avg. 2 hours 45 minutes

Price per night from

$145

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Private Bunk Room in Colombo

Colombo b and b

1 bedroom / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 2

Price per night from

$15

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Centrally located bangalow with all amenities

Colombo bungalow

1 bedroom / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Price per night from

$60

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The Nest 3bdr luxury Service Apartment Colombo.

Colombo apartment

3 bedrooms / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 9

Responds fast! avg. 24 minutes

Price per night from

$60

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4 Bunk Dorm Room in Colombo

Colombo b and b

1 bedroom / 3 bathrooms / sleeps 8

Price per night from

$12

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55TG's - Angel's

Colombo house

2 bedrooms / 1 bathroom / sleeps 2

Price per night from

$80

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4 Bedroom Super Luxury Apartment With Stunning Vi

Colombo apartment

3 bedrooms / 4 bathrooms / sleeps 8

Price per night from

$45

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About Colombo

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Welcome to Colombo, the capital city of Sri Lanka. This historic city on the western edge of the island became a busy port thanks to its location on the trade routes between East and West. 

In recent years, many travelers saw Colombo as a means to an end – somewhere you had to pass through to access the island’s more idyllic delights. But today, it’s a thriving destination in its own right, exploding with things to see and do – a buzzing Asian metropolis with stunning coastal and rural scenery not too far away.

From bungalows in the quieter suburbs to penthouse apartments in the heart of the action, a FlipKey rental is a great way to experience this vibrant and exciting destination.

History

For centuries, the teardrop-shaped island of Sri Lanka off India’s southern tip was a strategic stronghold. It was ruled successively by the Portuguese, Dutch and British, and its architectural patchwork reflects this changing cultural heritage. The city’s skyline today is a fascinating jumble of highrise apartment buildings standing alongside ancient temples, mosques and churches.

Things to see and do

There are landmarks and sights aplenty to admire in Colombo. The perfect place to start is the Colombo National Museum, where extensive collections showcase the city’s history. National treasures including the crown jewels and throne of the Kandyan kings are housed here. The museum is located next to Viharamahadevi Park--with its glinting golden Buddha statue, a stroll around the gardens and water features make for a peaceful afternoon.

Other must-sees in the heart of the city include the decorative red and white Jami Ul-Alfar Mosque and the incredibly detailed Sri Kailawasanathan Swami Devasthanam Kovil temple.

Next on your list should undoubtedly be the striking white dome of the Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara. This Buddhist temple is a tuk-tuk ride out of the city centre and offers dramatic architecture and even more fascinating history. 

An escape from the city

If you’re ready for a break from the hectic city streets, then be sure to visit the Talangama wetland reserve. Described as an “urban oasis”, 100 species of birds have made this complex of ponds and wetlands home, along with beautiful butterflies and dragonflies. Another beautiful escape from the hustle of the capital is Mount Lavinia Beach. Located just a few miles up the coast, take a sedate train ride for the best views on the journey. 

Book a lodge rental on the beach and you’ll be right next to Sri Lanka’s famously stunning shores, but not too far away from vibrant Colombo, either. The perfect balance.

Getting around

Sri Lanka’s roads are congested and getting around can be time-consuming. For that reason, when in Colombo the best approach is to walk if you possibly can! For short journeys across the city, a tuk-tuk ride is the standard (and in some cases exhilarating!) option. 

For journeys further afield, buses are generally to be avoided due to the state of the roads. Trains offer a more gentle experience, but be prepared for longer journey times. If you’re planning to explore the whole island, hiring a car and driver can be relatively affordable.

But one thing’s for sure – however you choose to explore Colombo, you’ll be bowled over by Sri Lanka’s beauty.

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