The Kingsbury

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The Kingsbury
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Location within central Colombo
Former namesCeylon Continental Hotel Colombo
Ceylon Inter-Continental Hotel
General information
Type Hotel
Town or city Colombo
Country Sri Lanka
Coordinates 6°55′58″N79°50′31″E / 6.9329°N 79.8419°E / 6.9329; 79.8419 Coordinates: 6°55′58″N79°50′31″E / 6.9329°N 79.8419°E / 6.9329; 79.8419
Completed1973;48 years ago (1973)
OwnerHotel Services (Ceylon) PLC (subsidiary of Vallibel One)

The Kingsbury, formerly the Ceylon Continental Hotel Colombo and the Ceylon Inter-Continental Hotel, is a nine-story hotel located at 48, Janadhipathi Mawatha in the city centre of Colombo, Sri Lanka. It was built by U. N. Gunasekera, and is owned by Hotel Services (Ceylon) PLC, which is a subsidiary of Hayleys PLC. It was refurbished and reopened in January 2013. [1]

It was one of the sites targeted during the 2019 Sri Lanka bombings that occurred on Easter Sunday. [2]

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  1. LBO. "CSE listed Kingsbury hotel (SERV) reports a loss, revenue flat – Lanka Business Online" . Retrieved 24 April 2019.
  2. "Three more explosions Kingsbury, Shangri-La, Cinnamon Grand". Daily News. Retrieved 21 April 2019.