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A Look at Colombo’s Boutique Hotels

Colombo is not only known for being the financial destination of the island, but Sri Lanka has also become a popular and preferred holiday destination in recent years over the globe. Due to the flood of tourists in the city every year, the Colombo accommodation options have hugely increased & offer a wider variety. 

The plethora of hotel options caters to everyone aptly who wishes to fly to this amazing destination. This full-fledged tourist locale flaunts its mesmerizing beauty, a natural and historic legacy which is loved by travelers from around the world. Sri Lanka’s primary gateway, the Bandaranaike International Airport is where the visitors land or board their flights from. 

For all the vacationers there are several options, from budget properties to luxury 5 – star hotels which are scattered all over the city. I have tried to put the finest venue options for you to select from. So, take a quick look at some of the best hotel alternatives (including airport hotels) in the city of Colombo. 

Luxurious Places

Due to the increasing demand of tourists to Colombo, there has been a growing list of luxurious property options for all those pleasure seekers who spend a good amount of money to visit this island. 

UGA Residence

This calm and serene oasis is situated in a significant part of the city. This property is unique, lavish, and offers world-class services. The UGA Residence was constructed in the 19th century by Sheikh Salehboy Moosajee (a wealthy barrister), and the renowned Victorian townhouse used to proudly welcome maharajahs, governors, nobility, and the top-class of old-world society to Ceylon. 

This 11-suite hotel has much more to offer from the finest cuisine, best whiskeys, and a stay that assures privacy & exclusivity to its guests. The Rare bar, one of the best city restaurants, and the largest suites in Colombo make it all the more enticing. 

Mount Lavinia Hotel

If your plans are for a lavish and luxurious holiday, then Mount Lavinia is the perfect destination. This beautiful hotel embodies romance + glamor and provides much more than just a glance into the rich colonial past of the region. 

This is the perfect retreat for honeymooners. The property includes a total of 210 rooms, inclusive of suites. The hotel venue is designed with a brilliant combination of modern facilities and an eye-catching classical appearance that emerges from the colonial era of the British. This Victorian-era grace is something that makes the love birds choose this magnificent place and experience its hidden beauty. 

Cinnamon Grand Colombo

This is another fabulous property which is quite near to the prime international airport of Sri Lanka. The Cinnamon Grand is a great option for business travelers and leisure tourists alike, as it is situated in the heart of the city being a shopping, entertainment, and commercial hub. 

In terms of size and character, the hotel is huge enough to cater to a stay of hundreds of guests. There are many restaurants to dine in too. 

Airport Hotels 

You won’t find any onsite hotel at the Bandaranaike International Airport, Colombo, but certainly there are many of them in close vicinity, situated at popular beaches and travel routes. All those vacationers who have long journeys on their radar and flights to fly in will find these pretty convenient to stay. 

Tamarind Tree Hotel

This hotel is a good option for all those travelers who wish to explore the mesmerizing Colombo. The Tamarind Tree is located pretty near to the city center and BIA. The property attracts a decent number of guests each year. 

All those who are on the go to catch flights can stay here as the hotel provides high-quality services and a huge variety of amenities making the stay pretty comfortable. This is a suitable option for the regular guests as well who have some spare days prior to getting hold of their return tickets from Colombo, Sri Lanka. 

All the ones who stay have access to safety deposit boxes, poolside bars, a business center, and more.  

Capri Moon Hotel

This is another option that falls in the airport hotel category and is nearest to BIA. We find it quite promising for all the journeying travelers, as a huge range of services and amenities are offered to the visitors with 24 – hr room service, airport transfers, and a smoking area. 

There is a fitness center, garden, and spa for all those guests who want to feel refreshed after or before tiring long flights. Any regular holiday visitor can also opt for this and enjoy the attractive ambiance and quality services of the Capri Moon Hotel.

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