This week we’re looking at the top three hotels which hold an ambiance of old school charm. If you and your loved ones are feeling rather nostalgic of what hotels used to be back in the day, and the modern contemporary design of hotels nowadays doesn’t seem to interest you as much, read below to find out the top three hotel listings which take you back in time.
3) Uga Residence:- located between the bustling Park Street Mews and the lakeside temple of Gangarama. It’s at the heart of the city, just 30km away from the airport with convenient access to Colombo’s most visited shopping malls and restaurants. If you wish to stay in Colombo and have an insight to the local urban culture while enjoying your holiday in complete serenity, this is the place to be in.
If you’d also like to know the history of the hotel, it was once a family home built in the nineteenth century. Hence, the rich history of the building is portrayed in its design.
2) Galle face Hotel :- Is an award winning heritage hotel located at the heart of Colombo. Built during the colonial rule in the year 1864,and is the epitome of the Sri Lankan heritage when it was once known as Ceylon. If you and your family want a vacation inclusive of both the tropical beach and city life this teardrop island has to offer, we highly recommend the Galle Face Hotel.
One could even say this hotel provides a royal experience, as many royals as well as historical figures from across the world have all stayed here.
1)Tintagel :- Was once the home of Sri Lanka’s former Prime Minister – S.W.R.D Bandaranaike, hence located in Colombo’s most central residential areas. Which was once known as a family home of Sri Lanka’s most elite, has now been turned into a luxurious boutique hotel. The reason we chose Tintagel as our number one pick is because this hotel goes out of its way to still keep that charming ambiance of rich history and one could spend their vacation in complete tranquility.