Grand Oriental Colombo

Grand Oriental Colombo

  • A heritage boutique hotel (1837), former mansion of a Dutch Governor, housed in a colonial architecture building, redesigned by renowned architect Geoffrey Bawa (1966)
  • Boasts 82 spacious rooms adorned to give a feel of the colonial times
  • Recognised as one of the 330 ‘Historic Hotels of the World’
  • Entails a restaurant overlooking the scenic harbour – the Harbour Room, and a banquet hall with a capacity of over 250 packs, alongside a lobby and lounge facility
  • Acclaimed as the first European owned hotel in the East, the Grand Oriental Hotel (GOH) was a preferred choice of accommodation for the likes of world renowned author Anton Chekhov and British Royalty such as HRM Queen Elizabeth and the Duke and Duchess of Kent
  • Nestled in the heart of Colombo overlooking the harbour
  • An integral development in the proposed “Heritage Square” that has the potential to be connected directly to the Colombo Port for the establishment of cruise terminal facilities