Cinnamon, the coveted spice which is endemic to the country, provides an appropriate theme for the many hotels and resorts of the `blue chip’ John Keels Group of Companies in Sri Lanka .A total of 14 hotels (including 3 in the Maldives) cover a varied landscape and accompanying experiences across city, beach and jungle.
The Cinnamon Grand located centrally in the heart of the city of Colombo is the `Jewel in the Crown’ of them all. The uniqueness of this 5 star property is its resort-like spread of layout and facilities, whilst maintaining an urban posture meeting the needs of both business and leisure travellers.
The accommodation comprising 501 rooms, apartments and suites are tastefully furnished and spacious considering its city location, with a variety of categories tailored to the desires of the discerning traveller’s budget. For the business traveller, the hotel provides an executive floor with an executive lounge, A well-equipped business center and private meeting rooms. The majestic Oak Room is the center-piece of the eleven venues available for conferences and entertainment within the premises.
You are spoilt for choice when it comes to selection for dining at the hotel, which varies from the magnificent buffets at the Taprobane to a choice of a la carte dining in specialist restaurants totaling over 10. The London Grill, for exquisite fine dining, is the most exclusive of all – its décor themed on traditional British grandeur, has its own wine cellar with a selection of the finest wines.
Recreational and spa facilities at the Cinnamon Grand cover the full range including two swimming pools, the tastefully laid out Angsana Spa complex with a well-equipped gym and tennis courts.
The hotel also goes beyond traditional hospitality levels with its own shopping mall in the premises, comprising shopping arcades and casual eateries to satisfy the shopaholic. Being centrally located, the hotel is a walking distance away from the nearby beach and many tourist sights of the city.
The multi-faceted Cinnamon Grand provides a truly magnificent edifice for hospitality in the city of Colombo and arguably ranks as the best in the country.