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Bandaranaike International Airport Hotels


Serenediva Transit Hotel

Aimed purely at transit passengers not needing to pass through immigration, this is a small luxury facility with rooms available for short-term occupancy. The transit hotel is located close to the airport’s airside shops and dining facilities.

Address: Bandaranaike Airport terminal, , Katunayake,
Telephone: +94 11 225 2861


Ramada Katunayake

The Ramada is situated near a lagoon, around 10 minutes’ drive from the airport. The hotel offers business facilities (including meeting rooms and a conference hall), as well as a fitness centre, on-site restaurant, a sauna and airport shuttle bus service.

Address: Seeduwa, 842 Negombo Road, Katunayake, 11410
Telephone: +94 11 225 3646

The Gateway Airport Garden

Set within a large coconut plantation 6km (3.7 miles) from the airport, the 113-room Gateway Airport Garden hotel boasts a fitness centre and pool, several meeting rooms, a beauty parlour and a hairdresser. The hotel’s own restaurant serves local, Indian and international food.

Address: Seeduwa, 234-238 Colombo-Negombo Road, Negombo , 11410
Telephone: +94 11 544 0000


Hotel Empyrean

A five-minute drive (or taxi ride) from the airport, Hotel Empyrean is a small hotel offering budget accommodation. This hotel offers one-way free airport drop-off/ pick-up services. Rooms feature a fridge, a TV with satellite channels and air conditioning. Bookings are accepted online only.

Address: Naikanda, Airport, Minuwangoda Road, Katunayake, 11450
Telephone: +94 112 258 258
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