During our Sri Lanka adventure, we spent two nights at the majestic Mövenpick Hotel in Colombo. A great choice if you want to be near the shops, museums and the beach of course. To top this it’s also only 35 minutes from the International Airport.
Though Colombo might not be the most popular place to spend your days in Sri Lanka, it is indeed a necessary stop before you start to explore the rest of this stunning country.
In our opinion, you don’t need to spend a lot more than two days in the capital as there aren’t a lot of things to do, compared to the rest of the country.
This five star hotel offers 219 rooms and suits – all of which will guarantee you a comfy stay in this new modern hotel. Boasting stunning views of the city and Indian Ocean together with the famous Vistas rooftop bar, an infinity pool and a grand Mövenpick breakfast buffet, this stunning five-star property has been in operation since January 2017, being Colombo’s first five-star facility to be built in 25 years. This city gem features a beautiful lobby, super modern spaces and minimalist interiors.
On the 24th floor you will find a gorgeous infinity pool and a cool bar where you can enjoy Sri Lankan breath-taking sunsets with cocktails and delicious nibbles.
WHERE TO EAT
Robata Grill and Brasserie are the two restaurants in the hotel, open to non-guests as well. Robata, our personal favourite, (we ate there every night), offers great Japanese and Asian fusion options. In Brasserie you can enjoy a large and refined French large selection of food.
There is also a third option where guests can eat, Ayu, an all-day buffet divided in isles offering different types of food, from Sri Lankan to Indian, from Italian to Chinese.
Regarding rooms, all of them very minimalist and comfortable, with a king-size bed, flat TV, spacious desk and sofa, everything that both a family and a business person might need during their stay.
We stayed in the Deluxe with ocean view and our favourite space, without a doubt, was the walk-in shower, that overlooks the coast road and the seaside.
Deluxe Ocean View Rooms accommodate 2 adults and 1 child (sharing existing bedding) or 3 adults. Disabled friendly and smoking or non-smoking options are available on request.
All our rooms include:
· Free WiFi internet access
· Panoramic views
· Widescreen TV
· Coffee/Tea maker
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Guests can also enjoy:
· infinity pool on the 24th floor
· Jacuzzi and steam room.
Transport and tour booking services
*and if what you need is not included in the list, they can arrange virtually anything you ask for
Mövenpick Colombo is highly recommended to those who want to immerse themselves into Colombo’s skyline and amenities, looking for an international touch within a Sri Lankan environment.
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