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This property is a 14-minute walk from the beach. Featuring free Wi-Fi in all areas, the CityRest Fort is a hostel in the center of Colombo. It has different room types, including dormitories and private rooms. A Western-style breakfast is provided each morning.

The CityRest Fort features a roof terrace, café, and air conditioning throughout. It also has a shared lounge complete with couches, a library, and a flat-screen TV.

The Secretariat Train Station‎ is a quarter mile away, and Katunayake International Airport is a 30-minute drive from CityRest Fort.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

CityRest Fort has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Feb 5, 2014

Currency Exchange: Need local currency? This property has currency exchange on site.

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Halal, Asian, American, Buffet

Parking Available On Site


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  • The staff speaks English
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Area Info *
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What's nearby
  • Colombo World Trade Center
    0.1 miles
  • Dutch Hospital - Colombo
    0.1 miles
  • World Trade Center - Sri Lanka
    0.1 miles
  • Central Bank of Sri Lanka
    0.1 miles
  • Colombo Lighthouse
    0.3 miles
  • Colombo Rowing Club
    0.3 miles
  • Khan Clock Tower
    0.4 miles
  • Bally's Casino
    0.4 miles
  • One Galle Face
    0.5 miles
  • Colombo Dutch Museum
    0.5 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Re.Pub.Lk
    0 miles
  • Restaurant Ministry of Crab
    0 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Java Lounge
    0 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Botanik
    0 miles
  • Restaurant Burger King
    0 miles
  • Restaurant KFC
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Colombo Harbor
    1 miles
  • Colombo City Centre Shopping Mall
    1.4 miles
  • American Embassy
    1.5 miles
  • Colombo Town Hall
    1.8 miles
  • R Premadasa Stadium
    1.9 miles
  • Bambalapitiya Train Station
    2.8 miles
  • Asiri Surgical Hospital
    3.6 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea Indian Ocean
    0.7 miles
  • Lake Beira Lake
    0.4 miles
Closest Airports
  • Ratmalana Airport
    8.2 miles
  • Bandaranaike International Airport
    16.9 miles
How to get to CityRest Fort from Bandaranaike International Airport
    Private shuttle
    Parking available
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Restaurant

    Food: American, Indian, Middle Eastern, Local, Asian, International, European

Amenities of CityRest Fort
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast) Additional charge
  • Themed dinners Additional charge
  • Darts
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and charges may apply.
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
Transportation
  • Public transit tickets Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Car rental
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Fitness classes
  • Yoga classes
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Tamil
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules CityRest Fort takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card American Express CityRest Fort accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform CityRest Fort of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about CityRest Fort

  • Guests staying at CityRest Fort can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Halal
    • Asian
    • American
    • Buffet

  • The prices at CityRest Fort may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to CityRest Fort by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 25min

  • CityRest Fort is 650 feet from the center of Colombo.

  • CityRest Fort offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Darts
    • Fitness classes
    • Themed dinners
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Yoga classes

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at CityRest Fort (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Parking
    • Parking garage
    • Accessible parking

  • The nearest beach is 0.7 miles from CityRest Fort.

  • CityRest Fort has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Check-in at CityRest Fort is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.