The Grand Hotel in Nuwara Eliya was recognised by the renowned global travel website, ‘CNN Travel’, as one of the Top Heritage Hotels in Asia. The Grand Hotel has been featured along with hospitality partners in the region including Raffles Singapore, The Peninsula and Manila Hotel. With the accomplishment The Grand Hotel sets a new benchmark in the international hospitality arena, making Sri Lanka proud.
With a legendary history spanning over 194 years, The Grand Hotel has being providing an extraordinary experience for its guests ever since its inception. Initially built by Sir Edward Barnes, the then lieutenant Governor of Ceylon as his palatial residence in 1824, the immaculate property is a golden testament to the rich history of the thriving colonial era of the island.
At The Grand Hotel, modern comforts are seamlessly blended together with colonial splendour, creating a memorable stay. The hotel features tastefully designed rooms and suites complemented by modern amenities. The Grand Hotel boasts the highest number of F&B offerings within a single location in the country that offers a diverse culinary experience. The holistic wellness centre of the hotel is yet another one of its kind in the country with the first-ever temperature- controlled swimming pool.