Gloria Grand Hotel, Unawatuna
About Gloria Grand Hotel, Unawatuna
A recent addition to Unawatuna's evolving landscape of tourist destinations; the Gloria Grand hotel offers travelers spacious and modernistic chic dwellings to unwind in while taking in the natural beauty of its location. The hotel''s imposing white facade; standing on the main access way to Unawatuna beach is hard to miss as it beckons tourists to venture inside its plush new interior.
The Gloria Grand's convenient location provides easy access to the many tourist attractions in the area, making it one of the most sought after hotels, offering guests typically warm and friendly Sri Lankan hospitality at its best.
The Gloria Grand offers over twenty comfortable rooms which epitomizes convenience and affordable accommodation. The deluxe and superior rooms are tastefully furnished with attached baths equipped with all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay. The spacious Gloria Suite at the Gloria Grand is luxuriously furnished and has a large attached bathroom, a kitchenette and a private balcony area.
Location of Gloria Grand Hotel, Unawatuna
The hotel is 1.4 km from Unawatuna Railway Station, 3 km from the Rumassala Sanctuaries Jungle and the Bandaranaike International Airport is 157 km.
Accommodation at Gloria Grand Hotel, Unawatuna
A plush interior with wooden furnishings, and a cozy balcony/sit-out is what awaits guests at the Gloria Suite. The room is spacious and tastefully furnished with its own living area and mini pantry. For added comfort the attached large bathroom comes with a jacuzzi and all other modern amenities. Some of these include-air conditioning, fans, telephone with IDD facility, Free WiFi, 32inch LED TV, an electronic safe and an attached bathroom with a rain shower enclosure and hot and cold water.
Facilities at Gloria Grand Hotel, Unawatuna
Each air-conditioned room here will provide you with a flat-screen satellite TV and a minibar. Complete with a refrigerator, the dining area also has an electric kettle and a dining table. Featuring a shower, private bathroom also comes with a hairdryer and free toiletries. You can enjoy mountain view from the room. At Gloria Grand Hotel you will find a 24-hour front desk, a terrace and a bar. Other facilities offered at the property include a tour desk, luggage storage and an ironing service. The property offers free parking.
Unawatuna offers travelers an abundance of attractions to engage in no matter what the age. Tourists could take advantage of the location of the Gloria Grand Hotel to explore the area and discover the diversity of its traditions and not to mention some must see sites and experiences which should include the Dutch Fort, Rumassala, Hiyare rain forest, Whale Watching, Boat Safari, Dutch Museum, Surfing, Snorkeling, diving and the Yala National Park.
Perhaps the most visited park in the country, Yala is also the second largest of Sri Lanka's national parks. The park comprises five blocks of which two have been opened to the public along with the adjoining parks. Once inside the park, tourists will find many a willing guide who will take tourists in jeeps on safaris along its dirt roads. A safari at Yala offers plenty of photo opportunities to become acquainted with the local wildlife.
Another advantage of being in Unawatuna is its close proximity to Mirissa which in recent years has seen a surge in popularity towards whale watching tours. Mirissa is considered the closest point to where blue whales inhabit local waters owing to the appropriate environmental conditions. Last year it was reported that the area saw five types of whales and four kinds of dolphins.
The Unawatuna beach is shallow and crescent shaped. While it is protected by a natural reef from the open sea owing to its shape it forms almost a natural swimming pool. Its turquoise colored water and gentle waves that brush against swimmers is the perfect way to relax while enjoying the colorful marine life it holds beneath its waters.