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Overview of Grand Oriental Hotel - Colombo

Overview of Grand Oriental Hotel - Colombo

An iconic building at the heart of Colombo, placed by the seafront overlooking the busy harbour; gifted with history, it is where comfort blends with affordability for the most discerning traveler.

This fine piece of architecture speaks of the country’s colonial times and brings its new guests all modern amenities and great convenience. The splendidly decorated 75 deluxe and standard rooms are fully air-conditioned while Anton Chekhov and Joze Rizal, our two luxury suits overlook the Colombo harbour, offering a fantastic view for their guests.

Serving you mouthwatering local and international cuisine, our banquets halls and restaurants offer high quality service for social and corporate needs. Need to dine in style? Step into the ‘Harbour Room’ restaurant which offers you a breathtaking view of the harbour. Need to be entertained? Then come let your hair down at the Blue Leopard night club.

There is so much more on offer at affordable rates. It is more than just a hotel. It is home away from home. 

Accommodation at Grand Oriental Hotel - Colombo

We understand that your visit to Colombo may keep you on the go all day, and therefore, we endeavor to provide you with a calming and reassuring stay with the best in facilities and services that you require. Constructed in 1837, Grand Oriental Hotel has been a hotel of choice for many a ship’s passenger as well as foreign and local tourists.  From luxurious accommodation to standard rooms, we offer comfort and a pleasant stay as our selection of rooms will satisfy those with varied budgets and tastes.

Standard Rooms

Our standard rooms offer you a cozy stay with modern amenities in a pleasantly decorated room for that much desired tranquil retreat. The tasteful interior offers a serene and composed ambiance, as you relax and retire. Whether you pick up a book, watch TV or lay your stresses aside as you turn in for the day, you are guaranteed of a comfortable stay at the GOH.

Deluxe Rooms

Comfort is key in the Duluxe rooms at the Grand Oriental Hotel, Colombo. It is where elegant design and modern conveniences come together in a tastefully and traditionally styled room. It is where you can experience a bit of history as the four poster bed is an integral part of the traditional interior décor.


Spaciously designed with Colonial styled furniture and custom made light fittings, the suites are luxuriously designed with a separate private dining room and a living room. The elegant bathroom, richly decorated offers you a pampered sentiment. The central four poster bed, comfortable sofas and other amenities available when you choose a suit, ensures that your stay at the Grand Oriental Hotel, to be a special one.

Dining at Grand Oriental Hotel - Colombo

Dining at the GOH is an experience itself! Our in-house dining locations offer varied ambiences and a diverse menu that will leave you spoilt for choice as there is something for everyone, regardless of the time of day. Be it for a romantic dinner, a hearty lunch, a quick bite or a refreshing breakfast, we have the perfect, appetizing foodstuff for you.

Harbour Room

Dining at the GOH is an experience itself! Our in-house dining locations offer varied ambiences and a diverse menu that will leave you spoilt for choice as there is something for everyone, regardless of the time of day. Be it for a romantic dinner, a hearty lunch, a quick bite or a refreshing breakfast, we have the perfect, appetizing foodstuff for you.

Sri Lankan Restaurant

Cinnamon, Cardamom and Chillie delights, await you at the Sri Lankan Restaurant. Our unique flavours enrich a vast selection of dishes which you can choose from. Visit us to enjoy that truly local taste.

Blue Leopard Night Club

Take the spot light at our night club. Dance the night away on the wooden dance floor. Enjoy a good beer perched on the modern state of art furniture., as while the night remains young, an amazingly stocked bar may cater to your needs all night long.

Tap bar

If your choice is a provenance of strong local spirits, step into the Tap Bar at the Grand Oriental Hotel where best brands are served  with style. Sit back and sip the varied flavours – it is a place to enjoy quality taste. Tap Bar…. the place to be.

Tiffen hut

For the quick take away and a quick getaway, to celebrate that special occasion, for the sudden hunger that needs attention, the special treat for that special someone - we have bites and tasty surprises for everyone!

Banquets at Grand Oriental Hotel - Colombo

Much thought and effort has gone into refurbishing our Ballrooms, to offer you with the perfect settings for social or corporate gatherings. The ballrooms of varied sizes suit varied audiences and size of gatherings, allowing you to choose a venue that suits your requirements. The Grand Oriental Hotel, located centrally in the busy commercial hub of Colombo, offers five ballrooms to hold your banquets in style.

Lotus Ballroom

The stylish décor adds a touch of class to your special event, be it a wedding, reception, party or dinner. The Lotus Ballroom is fitted with an elegant wooden dance floor for your ‘first dance’ or your guests to dance the night away. Spacious and luxuriously decorated, the Grand Oriental Hotel’s Lotus Ballroom is the hotel’s largest ballroom making it a perfect place to make memories.

Rainbow Ballroom

The wooden floor, the grand white pillars and the cozy design makes the Rainbow Ballroom the epitome of ballroom design. Best suited for social and corporate events including weddings, receptions, parties or grand dinners the ballroom offers stylish and warm ambience for special occasions. The mouthwatering menu and friendly staff at the GOH ensure that you and your guests experience a very pleasant event.

Kashyapa Ballroom

Kashyapa Ballroom is well-equipped with modern-day business technologies to meet the requirements of our local and international business travelers. The discreet and attentive staff members help ensure that the event will run smoothly, attending to your ballroom requirements.

Takshila Ballroom    

Meeting all requirements of corporate or social occasions, Takshila Ballroom offers modern business and communication facilities for hosting functions for a small team/audience.  Designed for maximum lighting this ballroom offers a private and comfortable setting.

Satin Room

Its elegant décor and tasteful furnishings makes it a fitting venue for business meetings as well as small social gatherings. A class apart, the ballroom holds paneled walls offering an impressive setting for intimate meetings for corporate clients as well as hotel residents.

Accommodation of Grand Oriental Hotel - Colombo

Facilities at Grand Oriental Hotel - Colombo

A/C,IDDHot & Cold Water,Shower/bath,Cable Tv,Satellite Tv,Bar,Night Club,Ayurveda,Left luggage,Mini bar,Dr on call,

Credit Cards,24 hrs Service,F/C Exchange,Wi-fi,Restaurant,Spa,Laundry,

Facts of Grand Oriental Hotel - Colombo

City - Colombo

Category -

Distance from Colombo - ~

Distance from Airport - 30 Km (1 hour drive)

Price Guide - Rates on Request

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