Ceylon Continental Hotel | Colombo | Sri Lanka



Overlooking the Indian Ocean, the Ceylon Continental Hotel Colombo which is primarily a 5 star business hotel, is popularly known as “The Warmest Heart in Sri Lanka”. The hotel is strategically and picturesquely located in Sri Lanka’s commercial capital of {en:Colombo}. This 250 room hotel is 35 km from the international airport and within close proximity to local attractions such as the zoological gardens, national museum, historical temples, churches and mosques.

Colombo has a lot to offer both the business and leisure visitor and the Ceylon Continental Hotel is ideally located with easy access to the cities nightlife, shopping, attractions, business district and festivals.


The hotel consists of 250 rooms and suites, with all rooms overlooking the serene blue waters of the Indian Ocean. The hotel comprises of non smoking and Club Continental floors with added features for its members. The rooms are furnished with mini bars, telephones with IDD facilities, modems for your computer, hair dryers and cable TV with local and international movie channels. Broadband facilities available in rooms, 9th floor lounge, Business Centre & Banquet Halls.

Standard Rooms: Newly refurbished rooms on the 3rd, 4th & 5th floors. All rooms face the placid Indian Ocean and the Colombo city (Non-smoking rooms available).

Deluxe Rooms: Located on the 6th and 7th floors with luxurious granite and marble flooring, again all rooms face the Indian Ocean with all the above mentioned facilities included too. (Non-smoking rooms available)

Club Continental Rooms: Located on the 8th & 9th floor with fabulous granite and marble flooring, these rooms have been recently refurbished and boast fantastic views over the city and ocean. Complimentary breakfast, 24 hours tea/coffee service, high-tea and an evening happy hour at the lounge located on the 9th floor. An exclusive business centre for Club Continental is also located at the lounge.

Club Continental Floors – These exclusive floors, provide the following special services.

express check-in

deluxe accommodation

complimentary breakfast

complimentary tea/ coffee throughout the day

complimentary high tea – 3.00 pm to 5.30 pm

free internet access

butler service

suit / dress laundered complimentary, per stay

express check out facilities

mini bar

in-room safe

complimentary happy hour from 7.00 pm to 8.00 pm on selected beverages


Café Emerald: The coffee shop situated at the lobby level offers breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets as well as a la carte and late night snack menus. Open from 6.00am – 11.00pm

Experience the widest range of Theme Nights

Sunday – Sri Lankan Night

Monday -Italian Night

Tuesday – Seafood Night

Wednesday – International Night

Thursday – Mexican Night

Friday – Indian Night

Saturday – Chinese Night

Special Kiddies Menu available

Pizzeria: This open air restaurant with a panoramic view of the Indian Ocean is open from 11.00 am to 11.00 pm daily, for you to relish authentic Pizzas and pasta by the resident Italian chef. Happy Hour at the Pizzeria is from 5.00 pm to 7.00 pm where there’s a 20% discount on selected Pizzas.

Heist bar: The Lobby bar is open from 11.00 am to midnight providing nightly live bands within an idealistic setting to relax after a busy day. Besides the live music the ‘Heist’ is popular for its Cigar bar and its Friday night fashion show which usually features Sri Lanka’s top models. Happy Hour at The Heist is from 6.00pm to 8.00pm where there’s a 50% discount on selected beverages or buy one get one free.

Tandoor: Authentic North Indian Restaurant – Presented in authentic Indian décor the “Tandoor” is set to tantalize your taste buds with the rich flavours of India. Open daily for lunch and dinner from 12 noon to Midnight, the Tandoor has a very special ‘mogul’ buffet every Friday evening that’s not to miss.

Café County: is a newly opened ‘French’ style pastry shop…. Open daily from 6.30am to 9.00pm. The Café offers a wide range of pastries, breads, delectable cakes and pralines.


Banquet and/or Conference Facilities: The Ceylon Continental Hotel offer several fantastic options for both banquets and conferences, there’s the Sapphire Ballroom, Garnet Room, Cat’s Eye Ballroom (Rooftop), Moonstone Ballroom and the Oak Room.


Gymnasium: Fully equipped with treadmills, cross trainer, exercise bikes, stepping machines, multi gym, rowing machine and walker with professional guidance from a qualified fitness instructor for those desiring a vigorous work-out. Operating hours 6am to 10pm.

Sauna and Spa: Equipped with a jacuzzi, steam room & sauna (Reflexology & aromatherapy) soothe yourself with curative oils, extracted from flowers and herbs, that have been used for centuries to maintain good health and well being. Operating from 9.00am to 9.00pm.

Swimming pool: Large swimming pool with a Kiddies pool. Operating from 6 am – 10 pm Swimming Coach available on request.

Tennis Court: The hotel has an open air synpaved Tennis court for residents. There are Racquets, balls and equipment available at the Sports Centre. The courts are open to residents from 6am – 6pm. The hotels tennis pro is available on request

Squash Courts: The hotels Sports Centre offers guests 2 Glass fronted air-conditioned Squash courts that are open from 6am – 10pm daily.

Products and Services: 250 standard rooms and suite – 24 hour Front desk – Concierge – restaurants/Bar/lounge – Business centre – Pool and Gymnasium/Sauna and Spa – News Kiosk – Valet parking – Parking facilities – Travel counter – Banquet and meeting facilities – Laundry facilities – 24 hour Room service – Air conditioned squash courts – Tennis court – Florist/Gem and Jewellery Shop – Hotel counter at the Colombo International Airport for quick check-in.

Check-in/Check-out: Normal Check-in is 12.00 noon and Check-Out is 11.00am. Earlier Check-in or later Check-out time can be requested on a case by case basis and the hotel may agree depending on availability.

Address: Galle Face, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Airport: Colombo International – 30km


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3 comments on “Ceylon Continental Hotel | Colombo | Sri Lanka
  1. alex says:

    Add to my Bookmarks 😉

  2. shay says:

    theres no menu of the food with prices! if i wanted to go to this restaurant, i wouldnt know the prices of the food b/c yall aint displaying them!

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