Hilton Colombo, a luxury Sri Lanka hotel is located right next to Colombo World Trade Center, the foremost landmark building in Colombo, the capital city of Sri Lanka. While Hilton Colombo is directly linked to the Colombo World Trade Center via a walkway, the Central Bank of Sri Lanka is just a stone's throw away from the hotel. Colombo city center being the hub of business and commerce in Sri Lanka, most of the main Banks of Colombo are within walking distance from Hilton Colombo. Set in 7 acres of land, the views from Hilton Colombo open up Indian Ocean and Beira Lake of Colombo.
Hilton Colombo very ably live up to the Hilton's worldwide reputation: the hospitality and service at Hilton Colombo is not second to any of the properties of Hilton hotel chain. The concierge services available at your beck and call at all times make the matters easy for all guests at Hilton Colombo: information and services are always at your fingertips. The rooms are spacious and modern with a multitude of amenities; while the service is prompt, complementary breakfast is contemporary with a good spread; small garden with a fountain right in the centre offers a good view from the coffee house. An array of restaurants and bars that serve a range of cuisine bring in a fine variety into the dining options. The salon is the finest in Colombo.
Located in the very center of Colombo's Business District, the Hilton Colombo is a leading star class hotel. Colombo which is located approximately 35km away from the Bandaranaike International Airport is about a 45 minute to 1 hour drive away. Colombo is the prime transportation hub in the country while the transportation options to and from the Hilton Colombo are available round the clock. The central railway station and the main bus terminal in Colombo are all of walking distance.
All guestrooms have been designed with convenience and comfort in mind while guests can either relax or even catch up on their work. You can choose from a number of types of guestrooms.
Guest Rooms - These rooms are spacious while they also contain large windows. Some rooms consist of sea views while you can pamper yourself in marble bathrooms. The King Hilton Guest Room and the Twin Hilton Guest Room are types that you can choose from.
Deluxe Rooms - You can choose from the King Hilton Deluxe and the Twin Hilton Deluxe rooms with a traditional deluxe ambience.
Suites - There are two types that you can choose from when it comes to the luxurious Hilton Colombo suites. The King Business Suite and the King Corner Suite offers guests access to the executive lounge that provides complimentary breakfast and refreshments.
Executive Rooms - For the discerning business traveller these rooms are spacious and offer executive lounge access with free breakfast and refreshments. You get your own work desk while you can surf the web for your business requirements. Some rooms even offer a beautiful sea view. You can choose from the King Hilton Executive Room and the Twin Hilton Executive Room.
General amenities in all categories include air-conditioning, alarm radio, bath slippers, bathrobe, black-out curtains, feather pillows, seating areas with sofas, separate bathtub with shower, adjustable thermostat, automatic door closer, double locking doors, electronic smoke detector, wide angle door views, 24 hour housekeeping, bathroom amenities, electric plugs and phone jacks, hair dryer, internet access, iron/ironing board, mini bar, modem, tea coffee making facilities and telephone. Facilities vary according to the type of guestroom.
Dining at the Hilton Colombo is an absolute pleasure since there are many venues that you can choose from depending on your mood and time of day. The 'Curry Leaf Restaurant' offers guests a wide selection of Sri Lankan cuisine while you can also hand pick your dinner from an exquisite seafood market and have it served according to your liking. The 'Echelon Pub' is a colonial style bar with cozy booths where you can enjoy a traditional pub menu with international beers and cocktails. For the best Cantonese and Szechuan dishes, the 'Emperors Wok' is the ideal restaurant while private dining rooms are also available. The 'Ginza Hohsen' is the hotel's Japanese Restaurant which also features 3 tatami rooms. For a more homely atmosphere you can head towards 'Il Ponte' which specializes in Italian cuisine.
For an all day dining experience with a la carte dishes and themed dinner buffets from around the world, the 'Spices Restaurant' is the perfect venue with a beautiful atmosphere. The 'Spoons Restaurant' offer guests a contemporary dining experience which also includes a walk-in wine cellar. The 'Thorana Lounge' is ideal for light lunches, afternoon tea dates and even pre-dinner cocktails over some light entertainment. For an extensive drinks and snack menu, the 'Stella Karaoke Bar' is the place to be. The 'Wet Bar' which is the poolside bar offer guests the atmosphere to enjoy relaxed lunches and exotic cocktails.
The Hilton Colombo is the ideal venue for various events. For business conveniences the hotel provides a business centre, audio/visual equipment, cellular phone rentals, express mail, fax, meeting rooms, modem, photocopying service, printer, secretarial services and video conferencing. For recreational purposes the hotel features basket ball, a fitness room, playground, pool, tennis court, squash court and pool table.
Other conveniences offered that the Hilton Colombo include babysitting services, children's activities, children's menus, baggage storage, barber shop, beauty salon, car rentals, clothing store, concierge desk, elevators, florist, foreign currency exchange, gift shop, laundry service, valet parking, free parking, on-site convenience store, room service, safety deposit box and tour desk.
There are many interesting places that you can visit within proximity of the Hilton Colombo. The World Trade Centre, the Dutch Period Museum, the Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct, Fort district with its shops and bazaars, the Gangarama Temple, the Old Parliament Complex and the Galle Face Green Promenade and various shopping malls are to name a few. If you are in for a longer excursion you can ask the hotel to plan them for you. Guests can visit the hill country or even head down south and relax in some of the beautiful beaches the country has in store.