CityRest Fort

Colombo , , 46 Hospital Street (Show on Map)
7.2
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Summary of reviewsCityRest Fort is a great budget-friendly option for travelers looking for a centrally located hotel in Colombo. The hotel's fantastic location in the heart of Colombo Fort provides easy access to major attractions, restaurants, cafes and bars. The staff is friendly and helpful, always ready to provide recommendations and make guests' stay comfortable. While some guests had mixed opinions on the breakfast provided, many appreciated its inclusion in the hotel price. The rooms are basic but clean with comfortable beds and good AC. The staff is exceptional, going above and beyond to ensure a pleasant stay for their guests. The wifi quality varies depending on the room, but overall, it is functioning and fast enough for work purposes. The hostel is situated within walking distance of many bars, restaurants and the railway station, making it a great option for those looking to enjoy Colombo's vibrant nightlife. Overall, CityRest Fort is a decent option for a quick stopover in Colombo.
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Room Types
Twin Room with Shared Bathroom This double room has air conditioning and free toiletries. Breakfast is included. It has a shared bathroom.

Standard Queen Room The double room offers air conditioning, soundproof walls, as well as a private bathroom boasting a shower and a hairdryer. This double room has an electric kettle, parquet floors and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. The unit has 1 bed.

Standard Twin Room The twin room offers air conditioning, soundproof walls, as well as a private bathroom featuring a shower and a hairdryer. This twin room features an electric kettle, parquet floors and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. The unit offers 2 beds.

Double Room with Shared Bathroom The double room offers air conditioning, soundproof walls, as well as a shared bathroom boasting a shower and a hairdryer. The double room features an electric kettle and parquet floors. The unit has 1 bed.

Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room

Queen Studio The studio offers air conditioning, soundproof walls, as well as a shared bathroom featuring a shower and a hairdryer. The unit offers 2 beds.

Family Room with Shared Bathroom The family room offers air conditioning, soundproof walls, as well as a shared bathroom boasting a shower and a hairdryer. The unit has 2 beds.

Single Room with Shared Bathroom The single room features air conditioning, soundproof walls, as well as a shared bathroom boasting a shower and a hairdryer. The single room offers an electric kettle and parquet floors. The unit has 1 bed.

Standard Double Suite The suite includes a shared bathroom fitted with a shower and a hairdryer. The unit has 1 bed.

Penthouse Apartment The apartment features a shared bathroom equipped with a shower and a hairdryer. The unit offers 2 beds.

Guest Reviews
7.2
Good
Location
CityRest Fort is the perfect choice for travelers looking for a centrally located hotel in Colombo. Guests can enjoy the fantastic location, right in the heart of Colombo Fort within easy access to the train and bus stations, major attractions and the buzzing nightlife. Restaurants, cafes and bars are plentiful in the area, offering a variety of options for dining and entertainment. And if you need any assistance, the staff is friendly and helpful, always ready to provide recommendations and make your stay comfortable. Looking for value for money? CityRest Fort is definitely a great option with a good accommodation deal in the city.

Breakfast
Guests at CityRest Fort have mixed opinions on the breakfast provided at the hotel with some finding it basic and others praising it. The breakfast includes items such as toast, omelette, sausages, fruit and tea or coffee. Some guests found the breakfast to be inadequate compared to other accommodations in Sri Lanka, while others found it to be filling and tasty. Some guests also noted that there were limited options and no kitchen facilities for self-cooking. Several guests appreciated the option for a take-away breakfast for early departures. While some areas of the breakfast space were noted to have an unpleasant odor or lack of cleanliness, the shared bathrooms were generally reported as clean. Overall, guests were divided on the quality of the breakfast, but many appreciated its inclusion in the hotel price.

Rooms
CityRest Fort offers a range of basic rooms, including private and dormitory options. While some rooms do not have windows, guests report that the lack of natural light makes for a peaceful and restful sleep. Reviews praise the cleanliness of the rooms with many saying that their accommodations were neat and tidy. The dorm rooms are especially comfortable with good AC and spacious layouts. While some guests note that the rooms can feel a bit stuffy, especially without windows, the hotel is generally seen as a solid budget option in a convenient location. Some negative reviews mention issues with cleanliness and insects, but most guests report a satisfactory experience.

Beds
Guests have had mixed experiences with the beds at CityRest Fort with some reviewers reporting broken or uncomfortable beds. However, the majority of guests found that their beds were comfortable and provided a good night's sleep. Some guests stayed in bunk beds for the first time and found them to be a fun and unique experience. The beds were also noted to have small reading lamps and plug sockets nearby, making it convenient for guests to charge their devices. Despite a few reports of musty smells in the rooms and bathrooms, most guests found their rooms to be clean and spacious with comfortable beds being a highlight of their stay.

Cleanliness
Guests at CityRest Fort have mixed opinions regarding the cleanliness of the hotel. Some guests noted that their rooms and shared bathrooms were clean, while others complained of dirt, mold, insects and unpleasant smells. However, many praised the hotel's location and friendly staff. Overall, the cleanliness of the hotel could be improved, but it is suitable for those who value budget-friendly accommodation.

Staff
CityRest Fort boasts an exceptional team of staff that go above and beyond to ensure a pleasant stay for their guests. Many travelers have left positive reviews explaining just how friendly and helpful the staff are. From the moment of arrival, guests are greeted with warm welcomes and attentive service. The front desk manager, Ludharshan, was particularly outstanding, providing helpful information and even arranging a tuk-tuk tour for some guests. The staff are always on hand to respond to guests' needs and offer assistance wherever needed. They are considerate and accommodating with some going as far as helping guests with their luggage and arranging early breakfasts. Their kindness and hospitality ensure that guests feel right at home.

Wi-Fi
Guests have had mixed experiences with the wifi at CityRest Fort with some reporting bad or weak signals in their rooms. However, others have said that the wifi was good, strong or even unlimited. It seems that the quality of the wifi varies depending on the room, but overall, it is functioning and fast enough for work purposes. Despite a few negative comments, the majority of guests did not mention any issues with the wifi.

Nightlife
CityRest Fort is a well-positioned hostel located in the heart of Colombo's nightlife. Guests can find plenty of options for grabbing a drink, listening to live music and enjoying the city's vibrant atmosphere. The hostel is situated within walking distance of many bars, restaurants and the railway station. While some guests noted that the street can be noisy at night due to nearby bars, others praised the proximity to lively nightlife spots. Some guests also noted that they had to be creative in finding places to get a drink past 7 pm, but overall, the area offers a great selection of nightlife options.

3 Star
If you're looking for a budget-friendly option for a short stay in Colombo, CityRest Fort could be a good choice for you. While some guests found the facilities a bit outdated and disappointing, others had a good experience and appreciated the convenient location in the city center. The shared bathrooms may not be for everyone, but the price is generally considered reasonable. Some guests warned of noise so earplugs could come in handy. Overall, it's a decent option for a quick stopover in Colombo.


No, CityRest Fort doesn't have any pool.

No, a spa isn't available at CityRest Fort.

No, CityRest Fort doesn't allow dogs.

Yes, parking facilities are available at CityRest Fort.

No, CityRest Fort doesn't have a gym.

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