Colombo, Sri Lanka
Experience legendary luxury, impeccable service and magnificent ocean views at Colombo's premier hotel address. The Taj Samudra, set among 11 acres of lavish gardens and manicured lawns overlooking the sea, enjoys an ideal location facing Galle Face Green with the city center just beyond. Guests are welcomed in the grand lobby featuring intricately carved stone panels, mirrored columns, potted palms and elegant furniture. Large, richly furnished guest rooms enjoying views of twinkling city lights through panoramic windows. Rooms have one king or two double beds with crisp cotton linens and goose down pillows and duvets; wood furnishings including a settee and chair with ottoman; marble bathrooms have a separate tub and shower, high-end bath amenities, and plush robe and slippers. A 32-inch flat screen LCD TV offers a range of international channels, and a DVD player is available on request. Complimentary basic Wi-Fi is included. Rooms also have an electronic safe, mini bar and tea/coffee-making facilities.
Several award-winning restaurants serve a melange of Asian and international flavors, from authentic Indian to classic Chinese and contemporary Japanese. An extensive 24-hour casual buffet is also available. Lattice lounge serves exotic Sri Lankan teas and coffees, as well as an elaborate English afternoon tea, in an atmosphere of relaxed luxury. A spectacular swimming pool provides a central focal point for the property, and guests can also take advantage of the 24-hour fitness center for exercise opportunities.