We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
Professional photos
The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

1,131 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 1,021: English reviews
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent choice for an airport transfer. Very welcoming team who were very quick and understanding. Upgraded to a wonderful suite. Highly recommend if you want to stay close to the airport but want to be somewhere lovely. Room service meal was excellent too and internet swift.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
Thank ZaraFraser
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent hotel to stay , specially travelers to the AIR PORT, For travelers with out driving long distance you can have all the enjoyment with better rate. Very good, hygiene , food, service , staff.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
Thank mangalap2017
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for 1 night to be convenient for the airport the next morning. The hotel is lovely and the staff were extremely helpful and friendly. We were upgraded to a higher class of room which was very much appreciated and we were sorry that we only had 1 night to enjoy it. The room was spacious, well appointed...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Andreakaren
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I came with few families with a very short notice of booking and service and the set up arrangements they have offered for us was excellent. Restaurant staff were really friendly and professional. Notables : Gihan,Charith and Hashan. Lunch buffet was full with Western, Indian and Local foods, we had the experience of lot of fresh fruits as well. Pool...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank ManojCooray
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was the first time I had visited the hotel after the remodel and I have to say that the bed in my room on this visit was in my top three beds of all time. Not only large but extremely comfortable. As always, the food and service at this hotel are fantastic and I would readily recommend this hotel...

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
Thank emlynw2017
Ashok V, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo. Thank you for choosing to stay at The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo and for sharing your frank and forthright feedback with us. It is our constant endeavor to provide our guests with the highest level of comfort and to make their stay truly memorable. Appreciation such as yours increases...

Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were surprised at how much more than a stopover place it is. Spread over a large complex it's elegantly designed with lovely facilities, a huge pool and a terrific restaurant with a massive variety of food, but all of it really nice. Staff were super friendly and helpful and went out of their way to make our short trip...

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
Thank Paul G
Ashok V, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo ! Thank you for choosing to stay at The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo and for sharing your frank and forthright feedback with us. We appreciate for your kind feedback, that you liked our services given by our staffs. We have shared your positive compliment to the team which will...

Huddersfield, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The hotel is very close to the airport which is the main reason we choose to stay here. We weren't expecting much but we were blown away with how good it was. The staff were friendly and hotel was clean. The gym was kept in good condition and a bit of everything - much better than standard hotel gyms. Decent...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Nitish D
Ashok V, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo. Thank you for choosing to stay at The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo and for sharing your frank and forthright feedback with us. It is our constant endeavor to provide our guests with the highest level of comfort and to make their stay truly memorable. Appreciation such as yours increases...

Paris, France
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for one day after a very early morning arrival. Location is good within short distance from the airport and with shuttle service. King rooms are modern and very large. Hotel has lots of rooms but the property is very quiet and I managed to get some good rest. Lunch buffet near the pool was very nice, with a special...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Denis R
Ashok V, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo ! Thank you for choosing to stay at The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo and for sharing your frank and forthright feedback with us. It is our constant endeavor to provide our guests with the highest level of comfort and to make their stay truly memorable. Appreciation such as yours...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Genuinely polite service. The staff is willing to go an extra mile to make you stay pleasant. Everyone from the front door, reception, restaurants and pool and gym greeted guests and made the stay a good experience.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
 Report
Helpful?
Thank 826prakashs
Ashok V, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo ! Thank you for choosing to stay at The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo and for sharing your frank and forthright feedback with us. We appreciate for your kind feedback, that you liked our services given by our staffs. We have shared your positive compliment to the team which will...

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the hotel while transiting from the Maldives back to London. We thoroughly enjoyed the elaborate hotel buffet and were delighted by the incredibly attentive service offered by the staff - especially Rohan who made sure that we were were looked after throughout the entire evening and always ready to help with a smile! Definitely recommended for the...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank nsmf2017
Ashok V, General Manager at The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Greetings from The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo. Thank you for choosing to stay at The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo and for sharing your frank and forthright feedback with us. It is our constant endeavor to provide our guests with the highest level of comfort and to make their stay truly memorable. Appreciation such as yours increases...

574 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (529)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (134)
Viewed
View from Room (27)
Viewed
Dining (44)
Viewed
Room/Suite (61)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (27)
Viewed
Bathroom (17)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (4)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (4)
Viewed
Other (211)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (45)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (31)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (3)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Other (8)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Seeduwa
3.5 km away
The Covanro
The Covanro
#1 of 1 in Veyangoda
56 reviews
5.5 km away
Jetwing Lagoon
Jetwing Lagoon
#3 of 40 in Negombo
893 reviews
2.8 km away
Ramada Katunayake Colombo International Airport
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
10.8 km away
Pledge 3
Pledge 3
#1 of 40 in Negombo
390 reviews
11.5 km away
Jetwing Blue
Jetwing Blue
#8 of 40 in Negombo
1,281 reviews
24.7 km away
Taj Samudra Colombo
Taj Samudra Colombo
#7 of 50 in Colombo
1,943 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Amidst a 38-acre cocount plantation and bordering the legendrary Negombo Lagoon, The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden is in close proximity to the International Airport. Situated in Seeduwa - Katunayake, you're sure to find the other regional attractions nearby. 5-minute drive from Colombo international Airport, 3.5Kilometers from the airport, 30Kilometers away from Colombo City (35-minute drive) on the expressway. 208 rooms and suites, 100 rooms and suites in the newly built wing, International direct dialling facility,Mini-bar, Satellite,Views of the tennis court, children's playground and the city's skyline. At the Gateway Hotel Airport Garden, our restaurant brings together the best of global cuisines. Guests can look forward to a selection of local and International favourites that explores the nuances of culinary delights from the world over. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo

Address: 234-238, Colombo-Negombo Road, Seeduwa 11410, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Seeduwa
Price Range: ₹ 11,400 - ₹ 15,428 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo 4.5*
Number of rooms: 208
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Travelocity, Indian Hotels Company Limited, Expedia, Agoda, TripOnline SA and Hotels.com so you can book your The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Taj Airport Garden Colombo
Colombo Airport Hotel
Hotel Taj Airport Garden
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo staff and other travellers.
8 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (8)

Questions? Get answers from The Gateway Hotel Airport Garden Colombo staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ask for Family suite or Garden view rooms”
 of 5 bubbles nauriyaln76, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“new rooms in new block”
 of 5 bubbles macfod, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“For one to two nights for business it's ok but no more...”
 of 5 bubbles mohamedsT6082BZ, 23 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms in the old wing may have a good view.Just check with reservation staff at the time of booking.”
 of 5 bubbles Roshan1962, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Grab earplugs. The hotel has some flyovers...”
 of 5 bubbles 26maartend, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay