For more options, checkout the Reef Villa & Spa and the Hilton Colombo Residence. They are 35 kilometres and 25 kilometres respectively from the center. Wotif also recommends the Casa Colombo Hotel and the Galadari Hotel. The first is 25 kilometres away from town, while the second is 25 kilometres away.
The close by cities of Kaduwela and Malabe are definitely worth exploring. Kaduwela is 13 kilometres to the west of Hanwella, while Malabe is 13 kilometres to the west. Kaduwela hotels are the Randoni and Zeppelin Eco Cabins. Malabe choices are the Heina Villa Colombo and Seven Eleven Hotel.
If watching sport gives you an adrenaline buzz, head to R. Premadasa Stadium. It's to the west of Hanwella. Those wanting to stay close by can make a choice from the Taj Samudra and the Cinnamon Grand Colombo.
Hotels in Hanwella start at AU$90 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.