Rooms: 219 rooms and suites, including one presidential suite, two executive suites and 16 junior suites.
Business & Conference Facilities: In addition to the five meeting rooms that make up the 92-sq-metre Rigi, there is also the Monte Rosa (128 sq metres) and Mont Blanc (200 sq metres), as well as a boardroom for 20 people.
Health & Leisure Facilities: Wellness centre with gym, Spa Ceylon, nail spa and salon, and Nadine’s hair salon.
Wining & Dining: Brasserie (French cuisine), Robata Grill and Lounge (Japanese Izakaya restaurant and sushi bar), AYU (breakfast and international buffets, open all day), Vistas Bar (rooftop lounge and openair venue on the 24th floor), the lobby lounge for afternoon tea, pool bar for a wide selection of drinks and snacks, and the Mansion for exclusive members and hotel guests.
THE STEUART BY CITRUS 45
Rooms: Six standard rooms, 14 deluxe rooms, 29 premium rooms, one suite.
Business & Conference Facilities: Boardroom that can accommodate 15 guests
Guest Services: Room service from 6.00am to 11.00pm, laundry service, conference facilities, free Wi-Fi, evening entertainment, 24-hour reception service, valet parking, babysitting on request.
Wining & Dining: &Co Pub and Kitchen.
FAIRVIEW HOTEL COLOMBO
Rooms: 50 bedrooms with king-sized beds.
Guest Services: Complimentary Wi-Fi, safety lockers, luggage storage, 24-hour front desk service, teaand coffee-making facilities, ironing services, doctor on call, airport pickup and drop off.
Wining & Dining: Room service available until 11.00pm, restaurant, midnight snack counter.
Rooms: 94 luxury rooms in total: 91 deluxe rooms, one splendour suite, one premier suite and one disability room.
Business & Conference Facilities: Internet, fax, scanning, printing, secretarial services, 700-person-capacity ballroom, two meeting rooms with capacity for 50 people each, one boardroom.
Health & Leisure Facilities: Gym, outdoor swimming pool with jacuzzi, sauna, steam room.
Guest Services: Wi-Fi access, laundry, travel counter, gift shop, salon, facilities for the disabled.
Wining & Dining: Gardenia Coffeeshop, Oasis Lounge, The Secret Garden (Japanese cuisine and internationally inspired tapas, poolside dining), Baked (pastry shop), buffet breakfast, 24-hour dining à la carte menu, Alhambra (Indian restaurant).
HILTON COLOMBO 2
Rooms: 47 executive king rooms, 14 executive twin rooms, 72 deluxe king rooms, 20 deluxe twin rooms, 27 corner suites, seven business suites, one executive suite, one presidential suite, one junior presidential suite, 94 Hilton guest rooms and 48 Hilton Twin guest rooms.
Business & Conference Facilities: Fax, internet, secretarial services. Grand Ballroom for banquet (500 guests), theatre (900 guests) and cocktails (750 guests); Moonstone and Amethyst meeting rooms for 150 guests; the Blue for 250 guests; four meeting rooms on the third floor for 10 to 15 guests; 16th-floor lounge for meetings for 10 to 15 guests; and 18th-floor lounge for meetings for 20 guests.
Health & Leisure Facilities: Pool, jacuzzi.
Guest Services: Shops available on the fourth floor, the World Trade Centre is situated next to the hotel with banks and travel agents, doctor on call, 24-hour room service, laundry and dry-cleaning, free parking and high-speed Wi-Fi internet connectivity available throughout the hotel.
Wining & Dining: All-day dining restaurant Graze Kitchen offers seven international cuisines ( buffet and à la carte menu) and LAB (lounge and bar) offers a variety of beverage and snacks, as well as high tea and live band in the evenings. Il Ponte offers authentic Italian cuisine. Authentic Japanese restaurant Ikoi Tei is located opposite the hotel in the Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct.
GALLE FACE HOTEL
Rooms: Total of 158 rooms divided between the north wing and the south wing.
Business & Conference Facilities: Business centre with fax and photocopying services, meeting and conference centre located on the first floor of the south wing, featuring seven meeting rooms, two study rooms and two ballrooms. The conference centre can accommodate a large group or several smaller groups, providing modern, versatile and functional spaces that suit a variety of needs.
Health & Leisure Facilities: Spa, fitness centre, saltwater pool, croquet on the lawn.
Guest Services: Concierge, currency exchange desk, 24-hour front desk service, airport shuttle for a surcharge, library, museum, hotel historian, lawn.
Wining & Dining: 1864 restaurant (contemporary cuisine with local and international ingredients), The Verandah (Ceylonese cuisines), Sea Spray (alfresco dining experience), Travellers’ Bar (light meals), The Pool Bar and Terrace, In...On The Green (pub).
SHANGRI-LA HOTEL COLOMBO
Rooms: 500 guest rooms and suites, and 41 serviced apartments. Rooms offer striking views of the Indian Ocean, Beira Lake and the city. The 34 spacious suites include personal butler service. All rooms and suites feature signature Shangri-La beds, complimentary Wi-Fi internet and premium amenities.
Business & Conference Facilities: A range of versatile and flexible venues from the signature ShangriLa Ballroom, which is the largest pillar-less ballroom in the region, catering seated banquets for up to 1500 guests, to an executive boardroom at the Horizon Club. The property also has the Lotus Ballroom, which caters for banquets of up to 450 guests, a large outdoor space and Spices, which are dedicated function rooms.
Health & Leisure: Fully equipped health club and CHI, The Spa.
Guest Services: Babysitting, complimentary shoeshine, house doctor on call, laundry, valet.
Wining & Dining: Shang Palace, a Chinese dining restaurant open from 12.00pm to 11.00pm, featuring a retro-design steakhouse and grill, and a contemporary Sri Lankan restaurant and bar boasting views of the Indian Ocean.
Rooms: Two elegant bungalows for two people each, with super king-sized bed.
Health & Leisure Facilities: Yoga and meditation platforms, jungle walks on own property and tea picking.
Guest Services: Laundry is available.
Wining & Dining: One restaurant where pure organic Sri Lankan vegetarian food is served. Alcohol is not served, but guests are allowed to bring their own.
Rooms: 154 rooms, including 144 deluxe, four junior suites and three presidential suites.
Business & Conference Facilities: Conference hall, multimedia offerings, whiteboard, flip charts, Wi-Fi. Five conference rooms (80-person theatre, 50-person classroom, 35-person U-shaped room, 35-person boardroom, 35-person cabaret room).
Health & Leisure Facilities: Gym with spa facilities, kids playroom, billiards room.
Guest Services: Gift shops, jewellery shop, Wi-Fi in public areas, laundry service, 24-hour room service, butler service, parking, valet parking.
Wining & Dining: Barnes Hall restaurant, Magnolia restaurant (all-day dining), Thai restaurant, Indian restaurant, Fusion Grill, Public Bar, Wine Bar.
Rooms: Five bungalows, between four and six rooms each, 26 rooms in total.
Health & Leisure Facilities: In-room spa treatments, swimming pool, complimentary daily tour, croquet, water rafting, mountain biking, guided walks and other excursions.
Guest Services: Butler service, laundry.
Wining & Dining: Gourmet meals and drinks, including top-shelf spirits, are fully included.
Rooms: 39 rooms in total: eight pool-view junior suites, eight pool-view master suites, six oceanview villas, eight premier ocean-view villas, three grand ocean-view villas, three prestige ocean-view villas (lower floor of the duplex), three ocean-view pool villas (upper floor of the duplex). Three duplex two-bedroom cape pool villas are also available, via the combination of a prestige ocean-view villa and a ocean-view pool villa.
Business & Conference Facilities: Business centre.
Health & Leisure Facilities: Gym with fitness instructors, two outdoor swimming pools – Moon Pool and Cove Pool.
Guest Services: 24-hour room service, laundry and dry-cleaning, free parking, Wi-Fi. Wining & Dining: Moon Bar, Cape Club (afternoon tea).
Rooms: 51 standard, 41 deluxe, two suites.
Business & Conference Facilities: Lime Light Banquet Hall for weddings (200 guests), banquets (200 guests), theatre (200 guests), U-shape (60 guests), boardroom (60 guests), class room (60 guests) or cocktails (400 guests). Lobby Hall for weddings (130 guests), banquets (130 guests), theatre (100 guests), U-shape (25 guests), boardroom (25 guests), classroom (40 guests) and cocktails (200 guests).
Health & Leisure Facilities: Spa, pool table. Guest Services: Souvenir shop, room service from 6.00am to 11.00pm, laundry service, conference facilities, catering and organising services for weddings, internet access, evening entertainment, 24-hour reception, free open parking, babysitting.
Wining & Dining: Lemon Fish restaurant, Summer Salt bar.
Rooms: 140 superior rooms, six deluxe, one family room, one presidential suite.
Business & Conference Facilities: The grand ballroom, Mandarin Shore, can be used as a wedding venue (500 guests), banquet hall (500 guests), theatre (900 guests), U-shape (120 guests), boardroom (200 guests), classroom (450 guests), hollow square (200 guests) and cocktail bar (1000 guests). The Blue Orchard Ballroom can be used for weddings (100 guests), banquets (250 guests), theatre (250 guests), U-shape (80 guests), boardroom (60 guests), classroom (180 guests), hollow square (90 guests) and cocktails (250 guests).
Health & Leisure Facilities: Spa, pool table, table tennis, fully equipped gym.
Guest Services: Souvenir shop, room service from 6.00am to 11.00pm, valet, laundry, catering and organising for weddings, internet access, evening entertainment, 24-hour reception, free open and underground parking, babysitting, doctor on call.
Wining & Dining: Lemon Sun restaurant, Pomelo Hi bar, Pips n Sips coffee shop, Aqua Peel pool bar.
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