About us

Sayura House

About us

Sayura House is a new boutique style hotel in Colombo, the largest city in Sri Lanka. It is a welcoming retreat for travelers and businessmen seeking a quiet, relaxing place. Sayura House is the perfect place amidst the hustle and bustle of Colombo.

Our story

Sayura House, owned by a Japanese – Sri Lankan family, opened in 2016. At the beginning it was just the Sayura House Villa, which was previously the family house. By the time it is grown to a cozy, small boutique hotel, which is perfectly located in Wellawatte. It is just a 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.


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.

Games and entertainment are available on site: board games, dart game, badminton, table tennis, foosball (table football).

Bicycles with safety gear are available upon request.

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. Check our activities page for suggestions.


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 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 relax in our lush garden or on 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. Have a stroll on the busy Galle road, full of shops, restaurants, tailors and so on, 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.

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


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

We can recommend you a few places such as: Shanmugas, an Indian restaurant on Ramakrishna Road. Dinemore restaurant, which offers traditional Sri Lankan food as well as sandwiches, located on Marine Drive.

Along Marine drive, Chillax or Ozo rooftop are great places to enjoy a drink at sunset.

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

If you want to enjoy some leisure time on 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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