What better way to become acquainted with a new location than to discover its spirituality? Make the trip to Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara to gain a truly unique sense of the area. If you're looking to establish a base close to this special site, Hotel Pabasara and Randoni should be at the top of your list.
For more options, try the Hilton Colombo Residence and the Casa Colombo Hotel. They are located 7 kilometres and 10 kilometres respectively from the center. Wotif also recommends the Galadari Hotel and the Taj Samudra. The first is 8 kilometres away from town, while the other is 8 kilometres away.
The close by localities of Thalawatugoda and Thalapathpitiya are certainly worth seeing. Thalawatugoda is 10 kilometres to the south of Kelaniya, while Thalapathpitiya is 10 kilometres to the south. Hotels and apartments in Thalawatugoda include the Heina Villa Colombo and Seven Eleven Hotel. Thalapathpitiya options are The Saffron and Silvikris Villas.
Get your fix of local sport with a visit to Sugathadasa Stadium, which can be found to the west of Kelaniya. The Cinnamon Grand Colombo and the Unique Towers Luxury Boutique Suites are near the action.
Hotels in Kelaniya start at AU$32 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.