The Ocean Colombo

The Ocean Colombo


# 40, Melbourne Avenue, Colombo, Sri Lanka

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About The Ocean Colombo

Discover essential information, amenities, and features of The Ocean Colombo, providing insights into what to expect during your stay. Information on this property was last updated on September 21, 2023.
Situated amongst popular tourist attractions, boutiques and eateries, The Ocean Colombo is ideal for guests wishing to discover Colombo and its surroundings. Guests can also make the most of complimen...

Good to Know

To Downtown3.3 mi
Nearest airportColombo Bandaranaike Intl
Distance to airport20.5 mi


Check-in time2:00 PM
Check-out time12:00 PM
InternetWi-Fi available in all areas
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+94 763 232 155

Amenities at The Ocean Colombo

Top features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Computer use available
  • Electric kettle
  • Family rooms
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Packed lunches
  • Free toiletries
  • Shops (on site)
  • Room service
  • Smoke alarms
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Key card access
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Kids meals
  • CCTV outside property
  • No smoking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Express check-out
  • Hairdryer
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Air-conditioned
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Free parking
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Coffee shop
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance
  • Storage available
  • Private parking
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Radio
  • Beachfront
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Increased accessibility
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Safety deposit box
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Elevator
  • Minibar
  • Shampoo
  • Shower
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Shower cap
  • First-aid kit
  • Snack bar
  • Socket near the bed
  • Body soap
  • Bottle of water
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Telephone
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Clothes rack
  • Trash cans
  • Coffee machine
  • TV
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Conditioner
  • Valet parking
  • Desk
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Casino
  • Evening entertainment
  • Massage


  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Laundry service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Ticket service

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Reviews for The Ocean Colombo

Read firsthand reviews and testimonials from guests who have stayed at The Ocean Colombo, providing insights into their experiences. Travelers have left 316 reviews of The Ocean Colombo to date. Review data was last updated on September 21, 2023.
GoodBased on 316 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Mint restaurant staff superb (in 171 reviews)
  • They got friendly staff and food was great (in 171 reviews)
  • Thanks The Ocean View! (in 143 reviews)
Cons -
  • The main reason to choose this hotel. (in 36 reviews)
  • The rooftop bar was closed. (in 15 reviews)
  • the Front office manager Lakmal is very nice (in 4 reviews)

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6.5 Okay
The room we stayed in over New Years looked nothing like the photos. Shower flooded bathroom. Service when checking out was incredibly disappointing. Not even a thank you or goodbye. Very expensive for what you get. Did not see a spa anywhere....

Photos of The Ocean Colombo

View a collection of 27 photos showcasing the rooms, amenities, and facilities of The Ocean Colombo to help you visualize your stay. Photos for this property were last updated on September 21, 2023.

Where is The Ocean Colombo?

Find the exact location and address of The Ocean Colombo in Colombo, making it easy to plan your travel logistics. Landmark and ‘Getting Around’ data was last updated on September 21, 2023.

Most Popular Landmarks

Independence Memorial Hall1.5 mi
Sinhalese Sports Club1.7 mi
National Museum of Colombo1.8 mi
National Art Gallery1.8 mi
Viharamahadevi Park2.0 mi
Gangaramaya Temple2.2 mi

FAQs when booking at The Ocean Colombo

Find answers to commonly asked questions regarding reservations, amenities, policies, and more when booking a stay at The Ocean Colombo. FAQs were last updated on September 21, 2023.

How close is The Ocean Colombo to the nearest airport, Colombo Diyawanna Oya Seaplane Base Airport?

With no traffic, the 4.2 mi drive between The Ocean Colombo and Colombo Diyawanna Oya Seaplane Base Airport (the nearest airport) will generally only take about 0h 08m. If you’re staying in a metropolitan area, you may see your drive time increase due to busy roads.

What is the best way for guests to get from Colombo Diyawanna Oya Seaplane Base Airport to The Ocean Colombo?

For the most freedom while visiting Colombo, consider renting a car for about $56/day and parking it at The Ocean Colombo where they offer parking spaces to hotel guests. Taking a taxi or rideshare service from the nearest airport, Colombo Diyawanna Oya Seaplane Base Airport, to your hotel is often the most cost effective transportation solution.

What is the The Ocean Colombo phone number?

You can reach the front desk of The Ocean Colombo at +94 763 232 155.

Does The Ocean Colombo have Wi-Fi available?

Yes, The Ocean Colombo has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

What is the check-out time at The Ocean Colombo?

12:00 PM. If you require a later check-out we advise discussing it with the front desk as soon as you’re able to. Check-in time is 2:00 PM.

How much does it cost to stay at The Ocean Colombo, Colombo?

A good deal at The Ocean Colombo right now is between $21 and $53 per night. Prices change based on dates and room type, so enter your requirements in the form above to see the best deals currently available.

Is there a restaurant at The Ocean Colombo?

Yes - The Ocean Colombo does have a restaurant. For drinks at the accommodation, there is a bar available.

Does The Ocean Colombo have a laundry service?

Yes, there are laundry services usually available at The Ocean Colombo, Colombo. The property also has irons and ironing boards available for guest use.

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