Luxurious Retreat in the Heart of Colombo
It is no surprise that Colombo Courtyard in the heart of Sri Lanka’s capital city was named “Best Hotel Interior” in the prestigious 2013 International Hotel Awards. This hidden gem has it all: an ideal location close to everything Colombo has to offer, luxurious facilities, exemplary service, and its own unique style. Highly appreciated by both the leisure and corporate travelers, Colombo Courtyard, with 32 guestrooms and suites, is known as an “urban art boutique hotel”.
Guests can enjoy the hotel’s interesting display of modern art, have a glass of fine wine, relax around the pool, and be treated like royalty by the hotel’s multilingual staff. The Colombo Courtyard’s guestrooms combine comfort and luxury, while the 16 spacious suites are equipped with LCD TVs, Imac computers, large tubs and four-poster beds. All feature solid wood furniture, leather, cotton textiles and gurney cushions.
The hotel’s amenities for guests include a luxurious spa, a library, the Grape Expectations wine bar featuring wines from all over the world, the convivial Loft Lounge Bar, the gourmet Scarlet Room restaurant serving local and international dishes, and the popular Cloud Café, a rooftop bar and casual dining venue with beautiful city views.
Environmentally friendly with a focus on the arts
Colombo Courtyard is a “green” property with an ecological philosophy, as being reflected in various features: bamboo screens, natural ventilation, decorative water features, indigenous plants and LED lighting. Conceived by Sunela Jayawardena Environmental Designs, the hotel comprises four buildings constructed using sustainable, environmentally friendly materials and recycled components, such as brick floors and antique doors.
These endeavors have led the hotel to achieve another milestone to be the “FIRST CARBON NEUTRAL CITY HOTEL” in Asia. Exemplary effort by COLOMBO COURTYARD towards making our planet habitable for our future generations is commendable.
Arun K. Thapar, Managing Director, highlights the Colombo Courtyard’s focus on displaying the work of Sri Lankan arts. He says, “This creative approach towards arts and the environment was the key factor that earned us the ‘Best Hotel Interior’ award.” As well as World Luxury Business Hotel award. The Colombo Courtyard attracts a high percentage of repeat visitors thanks to its winning combination of comfort, service and charm.