Granbell Hotel Colombo the first 4-star hotel in Colombo uniting the Sri Lankan and Japanese design philosophies will open on 27 April. The sister property of Le Grand Galle and proudly situated on the Western coast, Granbell Hotel Colombo welcomes all to an eventful experience in the heart of the capital city of Colombo located next to the Colpetty railway station.
The property is managed by BELLUNA Co. Ltd., a leading Japanese company listed on the Tokyo stock exchange. Belluna owns and manages properties globally in Japan, Maldives and Sri Lanka. The project commenced in 2016 and is constructed by Hazama Ando Corporation Japan, a leading Japanese construction company combining the Sri Lankan-inspired craftsmanship with Japanese architecture, making it the first of its kind in Colombo.
Rising above the city, the hotel provides guests with a number of exciting facilities and services, including a rooftop bar with stunning views of the city of Colombo, a rooftop infinity pool, an all-day dining restaurant, a gym, dance studio, spa and yoga which can be utilised via an exclusive membership program as well. With a convenient location between the cosmopolitan city centre and the upcoming verdant suburbs, the hotel is surrounded by the best of the island capital. From historic sites that take one back to various eras, to busy markets that treat one to an inviting harmony of chaos and an array of fine dining and shopping experiences, one will always have something to do in the island capital.
Commenting on the upcoming opening of the hotel Granbell Hotel Colombo General Manager Toshiyuki Hatanaka said, “Our hotel is the ideal getaway for guests who are looking to step away from the daily stress in their lives. It’s also the ideal place for those who are looking to host corporate gatherings, as we offer all the facilities for meetings or conferences. We provide our guests with an extraordinary experience right in the heart of Colombo.”
The 292 rooms come with a mix of sea view and city view, with windows that can be partially opened to experience fresh air and a sustainable design concept with open-air corridors on each floor. Comfortable and spacious rooms are equipped with air-conditioners, WI-FI, USB ports, universal sockets, tea/coffee and many more. All bathrooms include a bathtub, rain shower and state-of-the-art Toto Japanese toilets, offering relaxation and excitement to the valued guests.
The hotel features a Japanese restaurant serving teppanyaki and tempura cuisine, orchestrated and prepared by its skilled Japanese head chef Hiroya Naga and the team, along with a vast collection of wines as well as signature cocktails. The banquet hall offers space for weddings, meetings, conferences and corporate events with a seating capacity of up to 80 people (200 standing, which would include the terrace area) with an indoor area of 130 sqm and a terrace of 100 sqm. This ideal hotel will soon open its doors for those searching for a family day out, business and leisure travel or corporate events.