About us

Sayura House

About us

For you, to get an idea about us and our property, here some information about our property. Sayura House is a new boutique style hotel in Colombo, the biggest city on Sri Lanka. It is a welcoming retreat for travelers and businessmen seeking a quiet, relaxing place. Sayura House is the perfect place to amidst the hustle and bustle of Colombo.

Our story

Sayura House, owned by a Japanese – Sri Lankan family, opened 2016. At the beginning it was just the Sayura House Villa, which was the family house before. By the time it is grown to a cozy, small boutique hotel, which is perfectly located in Wellawatte. It is just one minute away from the ocean. With the travel agency Mai Globe Travels right next door, we can provide you any advice you might need for your journey.

In addition to the 12 nicely furnished rooms there is also a cozy garden lobby and a breezy rooftop with ocean view, which invites you to relax. Our rooftop offers you the perfect view over the ocean, to watch the sunset and enjoy the breeze.

We speak several languages – English, French, German and Japanese. In case that you need any advice, be sure that we speak your language and we gladly answer all of your questions.

For all other wishes and concerns, we are always here to make your stay as comfortable as possible. If you need any advice prior to your arrival, feel free to contact us.

Facilites

We offer free WiFi throughout the whole property, so you can keep in touch with your friends and loved ones. If you are travelling by car, we offer as well free private parking with advance reservation. Furthermore, we can offer fax and printing services for our business guests. All guests may enjoy our large lobby, the garden, as well as the small pond and the rooftop overlooking the ocean. To guarantee your safety, our 24/7 security is there day and night. Our friendly staff will welcome you no matter what time you arrive.

With the travel agency next door, we also have the possibility to organize day trips for you. You can book tours in and around Colombo. On our activities page you can find all the information about the different tours we offer.

We strive to provide you the services and amenities that you may need, either for free or at reasonable prices.

Location

Sayura House is conveniently located in Wellawatte Colombo 6, about 15 min from the financial center of the city. The airport is about 45-60 minutes away depending on traffic. Of course, we can assist you with organizing a cab to get to the airport. We can also offer you airport shuttle service for a reasonable price.

Everything in town is easily reached by a short tuk-tuk or taxi ride for a very cheap price. You can catch one just a minute’s walk away. Public transportation is within easy walking distance. The train station and special bus services to Jaffna are just 10 minutes away on foot. The Indian Ocean is only 1 minute away on foot.

If you’re not about walking or you just prefer to stay at the hotel, you can feel and see the beautiful ocean from the rooftop terrace.

Culture & shopping

The area offers many opportunities to enjoy the cultural diversity of the country, as well as the delicious local food.

There are several supermarkets with local and imported groceries just a short walk away. On Galle road, which is the main road, and just 3 minutes’ walk away. There you can find many little shops to buy snacks and souvenirs. No matter what you’re searching for, you will find it there. The street is full with sari shops, souvenir shops and little eateries selling local delicacies.

For the cultural part you can visit one of the lovely Hindu and Buddhist temples along the street. There is also one the Buddhist temple right next door. Or you can ask us to organize a tour in or around Colombo for you.

Food

Sri Lanka offers a grand variety of food. The most common meal is Rice & Curry. For the food experience, the neighborhood has plenty of restaurants offering a variety of cuisine.

One is the Shanmugas Indian restaurant on Ramakrishna Road. The Yaal Jaffna Restaurant, which offers traditional northern Sri Lankan food on Marine Drive.

To have a drink there is as well as the hip Ozo restaurant also on Marine drive.

The Station or Barracuda Beach Restaurants are well known for their excellent seafood. They are located right next to the ocean. You can have dinner, while enjoying the sea breeze and watch the sun going down behind the Indian Ocean.

If you want to enjoy some leisure time at the beach, Mount Lavinia beach is 20 minutes away by public transport.

Sayura House, rooftop

Just a few reasons to choose Sayura House while staying in Colombo…

Free WiFi

Because both businessmen and travelers need to access the Internet anywhere!

Breakfast available

Let us serve you complimentary breakfast each morning before you venture out to explore the city.

Free Parking Lots

Book a room and the parking lot will be yours, free of any additional charge!

Guest reviews

Feeling good in Colombo. Very nice and stylish place. Would definitely recommend.

Kiril, Bulgaria

Satisfied Customer

Unassuming location in a quiet residential by-road in between two major thoroughfares in Colombo city. Leafy street smack in the middle of the Galle road and Marine drive. It’s close to everything. Restaurants, pubs, Churches, banks, super markets all within walking distance.

Joe, United States

Satisfied Customer

Staff helpful and friendly. Nicely decorated and presented, nice modern bathroom. Good aircon.

Robert, United Kingdom

Satisfied Customer

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