For some alternatives, checkout the Reef Villa & Spa and the Hilton Colombo Residence. They are 15 kilometres and 17 kilometres respectively from the center. Further alternatives are the Casa Colombo Hotel, 14 kilometres away, and the Galadari Hotel, 18 kilometres.
The nearby cities of Hokandara and Pinwatta are certainly worth going to. Hokandara is 10 kilometres to the north of Piliyandala, while Pinwatta is 11 kilometres to the south. Accommodations in Hokandara include the Heina Villa Colombo and Seven Eleven Hotel. The Blue Water and Serene Pavilions are some of the ones in Pinwatta.
Crazy about sport? Indulge in your obsession by visiting Sinhalese Sports Club, which can be found to the northwest of Piliyandala. Planning to stay nearby? The Taj Samudra and the Cinnamon Grand Colombo could both be just what you're after.
Hotels in Piliyandala start at AU$58 per night. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.