The Saffron

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
32/5, Galpotte Rd, Koswatte, Nawala, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, 00500, Sri Lanka
3.5 out of 5 rating 23 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 3.5

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at The Saffron, you'll be centrally located in Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, within a 15-minute drive of Galle Face Green and Galle Face Beach. This family-friendly hotel is 5.5 mi (8.8 km) from Pettah Market and 5.6 mi (9 km) from Mount Lavinia Beach.


Make yourself at home in one of the 12 air-conditioned rooms featuring LED televisions. Cable programming and video-game consoles are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with showers feature rainfall showerheads and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include desks and complimentary newspapers, and housekeeping is provided daily.


Take in the views from a rooftop terrace and a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access. Additional amenities at this Art Deco hotel include concierge services, complimentary babysitting/childcare, and a picnic area. Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the area shuttle (surcharge).


Enjoy a meal at the restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's 24-hour room service. Continental breakfasts are available for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include a business center, express check-in, and express check-out. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free valet parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Lanka Hospital - 2.4 km / 1.5 mi
Asiri Hospital - 2.5 km / 1.5 mi
Park Hospital - 3.2 km / 2 mi
Diyatha Uyana - 3.5 km / 2.2 mi
Asokaramaya Buddhist Temple - 3.7 km / 2.3 mi
House of Fashions - 3.7 km / 2.3 mi
Arcade Independence Square - 3.8 km / 2.4 mi
Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall - 3.8 km / 2.4 mi
Isipathanaramaya Buddhist Temple - 4 km / 2.5 mi
Royal Colombo Golf Club - 4 km / 2.5 mi
Independence Square - 4 km / 2.5 mi
Sinhalese Sports Club - 4.1 km / 2.5 mi
Independence Memorial Hall - 4.1 km / 2.5 mi
Department of Immigration and Emigration - 4.2 km / 2.6 mi
Raux Brothers - 4.4 km / 2.8 mi

The preferred airport for The Saffron is Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.) - 36.2 km / 22.5 mi

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 12pm.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
  • Alcohol is not served at this property.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: LKR 725.00 for adults and LKR 500.00 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: LKR 4032.00 per vehicle (one way)
  • Rollaway bed fee: LKR 1500 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Library
  • -Free newspapers in lobby
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Concierge services
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Free self parking
  • -Business center
  • -Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • -Free parking nearby
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Free valet parking
  • -Restaurant
  • -Garden
  • -Picnic area
  • -Coffee/tea in common areas
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Express check-in
  • -Express check-out
  • -Rooftop terrace
  • -Babysitting or childcare (free)
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking