Sleeping in Airports

Colombo Airport Hotels

  • Transit Hotel

    Transit Hotel

  • Airport Hotels

    Airport Hotel

  • Day Rooms

    Day Use Rooms

  • Hotel Shuttles

    Hotel Shuttles

  • Sleep Pods

    Sleep Pods

  • Rest Zones

    Rest Zones

Quick Facts

  • Free Rest Zones: No
  • Sleep Cabins & Pods: No
  • Day Rooms: Yes
  • Nearest Hotel: In-Terminal

Chances are that if you’ve found your way to this page, you probably have a long layover or early morning flight and you are looking for a hotel near Colombo Airport to avoid sleeping in the airport. Below you will find a few hotel options that we have selected based on their distance to the airport, TripAdvisor reviews and availability of hotel shuttles.

Of course, if you prefer to sleep in the airport terminal, we’ve got you covered there as well! Visit our Colombo Airport Guide to find out how to survive a layover or night inside the airport.

Hotels inside Colombo Airport

The Serenediva Transit Hotel is located in the airport on Level 2, above the Arrival/Departure Area, near the immigration counter. This is a transit hotel, so guests do not need to leave the airport or pass through immigration to reach the hotel. Travellers who have not passed through security cannot use this hotel. » Check Rates

Day rooms near Colombo Airport

The following hotels offer day room use. Book in person or by phone.

HotelDay-Use Room HoursShuttle
Serenediva Transit HotelFlexibleNot necessary

*Subject to availability and local taxes. Rates as of April 2017. Contact the hotel for current rates.

Hotels near Colombo Airport with Free Shuttles

The Airport City Hotel Katunayaka is a 9-minute walk from the airport, a free airport shuttle is available if prearranged with hotel.  » Check Rates

The Airport City Hub Hotel has free 24-hour shuttle service. Pre-arrange by sending the hotel your flight information; the driver will page you at the airport. » Check Rates

The Empyrean Hotel runs a free airport shuttle. » Check Rates

To see more hotel options there is a list of hotels near Colombo Airport on TripAdvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  We are not representatives of the hotels listed on this page.  All information, including hotel amenities, shuttle availability and rates, are subject to change at any time without notice.   To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide, click here.