Colombo Courtyard, Colombo
|32 Alfred House Avenue, Colombo, Colombo, Western, SRI LANKA.|
Description: Colombo CourtyardColombo Courtyard is an urban boutique hotel offering comfort, refinement and a unique contemporary character nestled in the heart of the city of Colombo in Sri Lanka. Rest and relax, indulge in fine food and drink, and enjoy the fabled warmth of Sri Lankan hospitality at Colombo Courtyard.
Colombo Courtyard is a quick stroll away to many of the city's entertainment and shopping areas as well as key commercial locations and embassies. Nearby attractions include the Colombo National Museum, Gangaramaya Vihara (Buddhist Temple), and the Dehiwela Zoo and botanical Gardens.
Perfect for business or a romantic getaway, Colombo Courtyard sets the highest standards of quality and maintains them with unceasing rigor, treating requests and desires as absolute necessities at all times. This urban boutique hotel is a fusion of contemporary style with intrinsic elements of environmental design crafted around the concept of a series of open spaces, conscious lighting patterns and the use of recycled material in unique sculptures and artful décor.
Type of rooms: Colombo CourtyardAll rooms feature 24 hour room service, two types of pillows including feather, 350 thread count bed linen, and except for the twin rooms, a king sized bed with pocketed coil spring mattress which supports the contours of the body ensuring peaceful sleep. There is a make up / shaving mirror, indoor rain shower, hair dryer, bath robes and slippers, toiletries, tea coffee making facility, complementary bottled water, complementary Wi-Fi, inverter type air conditioning system for ultra comfort and zero pollution, ironing board, 42 inch LCD panels, cable TV, mini bar, and in room safe.
One extra bed can be added for a maximum occupancy 3 adults or 2 adults + 2 children. With all modern amenities, suites come with bath tubs, rain showers, twin wash basins with a large mirror. The living room has a separate seating area with 42 inch LCD panel with DVD. In addition, the bedroom has a 32 inch LCD panel. Some selected rooms may have a private courtyard. Suites feature private balconies, I-mac Computer, DVD player with sound systems, coffee maker, and a juice maker.
5 Superior Deluxe:
One extra bed can be added for a maximum occupancy of 2 adults + 1 child. One of these rooms has 2 single beds instead of one king size bed. These uniquely designed rooms come with a feature wall, seating area within the bedroom, 42 Inch LCD panel, and eco friendly cut cement flooring. Bathrooms have a bathtub or rain shower complementing modern state of the art amenities. Some selected rooms may have a private courtyard and a bath tub. These rooms feature an array of Sri Lankan fruit served at arrival and in room wakeup call system.
Maximum occupancy is 2 adults, no extra bed. Four of these rooms have 2 single beds instead of one king size bed. Eco friendly cut cement flooring, rain showers, 42 Inch LCD panel Some selected rooms may have a private courtyard and a bath tub. These rooms feature an array of Sri Lankan fruit served at arrival and in room wakeup call system.
Additional information: Colombo Courtyard
Special Events & Dining: There are four different venues for different types of experiences: 2 restaurants and 2 bars.
Restaurant: Explore the Scarlet Room menu of epicurean delights with much loved dishes from Sicily to Bangkok or Santorini to Kuala Lumpur. With walls the colour of scarlet and spectacular photographs of life in the island, this restaurant has a captivating ambience. Here, classic favourites, some with a modern twist, create contemporary pleasures sure to delight the connoisseur of cuisine. Scarlet room is perfect for a brisk business lunch or catching up with family and friends over a leisurely dinner.
Bar: Loft is a plush and hip industrial-style bar with furnishing conceived of recycled material. With an expansive choice of liquor and a sought after signature cocktail menu, the Loft is an easy favourite. Loft, has a spirit of its own. Creative use of tractor seats as bar stools sit beneath recycled steel roof sheets, whilst carefully selected elements and dramatic lighting all make for a chic lounge bar. Loft is popular for after work drinks where cocktails are a hit. Friday and Saturday nights draw the pre-party crowd for a more upbeat weekend.
Cloud Cafe: This rooftop cafe seats you under the stars with a view of the city's skyline by night. The incredible setting with its breezy atmosphere lined by bamboo plants, and the soothing sounds of lounge music will keep you completely chilled out.
Grape Expectations combines new world wines with Tapas, a wide variety of appetizers from Spanish cuisine. Cold olives and cheeses designed to make your wine experience even sweeter. The most recent introduction to the Colombo Courtyard family, Grape Expectations is the perfect getaway for a calm evening with great ambiance to offer. Decked with comfortable seating and exclusive interior this may be the perfect place for your next social gathering.
Meetings: The library within the hotel can be used as a meeting room for up to eight people.
Airport Transfers: the hotel can provide airport pick up and drop off in a private luxury SUV.
Parking: Valet service and free parking.
Colombo National Museum: Established in 1877, this is the first and largest of Sri Lanka's museums, housing a wealth of cultural and archaeological treasures. The museum library is a treasure-trove of historical information, it contains among its collections, no less than four thousand ancient palm-leaf manuscripts.
Gangaramaya Vihara (Buddhist Temple): Arguably the most impressive Buddhist temple in Colombo, this temple houses a fascinating collection of religious art, from stone carvings to brass figurines. Many of these objects of art are gifts from other Buddhist countries, donated by pilgrims visiting the vihara.
Zoological Gardens, Dehiwala: Less than half an hour's drive from the hotel, Dehiwela Zoo is home to many fine animals, both indigenous and exotic. The prolific fauna of Sri Lanka are comprehensively represented, and a huge aquarium is one of the main attractions. Dehiwela Zoo is also a botanical garden containing many unusual species. The zoo also features a walk-through aviary, a reptile enclosure and a butterfly park.
Number of rooms: 32
Official category: 5 Stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 2012.
Period of closure: open all year.
Languages spoken: English.Smoking policy: outdoors only. All ground floor rooms have private courtyards.
Credit cards accepted: Visa, American Express, Mastercard.
Restaurant closed: 2 restaurants and 2 bars open all year.
GPS Coordinates: 6° 53' 52.67'' N 79° 51' 23.15'' E
Nearest airport: CMB International - 35km.