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In the heart of Colombo is Maniumpathy, a hidden gem that encapsulates the rich heritage and elegance of Sri Lanka's colonial era. This boutique hotel, once the ancestral home of a renowned aristocratic family, has been meticulously restored to its former glory, offering guests a glimpse into the island's illustrious past. Steeped in history and surrounded by lush gardens, Maniumpathy boasts a unique blend of traditional charm and modern luxury.  
Each of its eight suites is named after a member of the family, exuding its own distinct character and featuring antique furnishings, exquisite artwork, and contemporary amenities. You can savour authentic Sri Lankan cuisine at the hotel's intimate dining room, where recipes passed down through generations are lovingly prepared using fresh, locally sourced ingredients.  
Beyond its elegant interiors, Maniumpathy invites guests to explore the vibrant neighborhood of Slave Island, with its bustling markets, historic landmarks, and vibrant cultural scene. Whether seeking a tranquil retreat or a cultural immersion, Maniumpathy offers a truly unforgettable experience in the heart of Colombo. 
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Nestled in the heart of Colombo’s bustling business district with stunning views of the city’s skyline, the Indian Ocean or Beira Lake; Shangri-la Colombo is located a short 45-minute drive from the Bandarnaike International Airport and sits adjacent to the city centre’s only helipad. As part of Colombo’s first ever integrated lifestyle development, the complex encompasses the One Galle Face Mall with direct access from the hotel’s lobby, The Residences at One Galle Face and the One Galle Face Office Tower. Cultural, dining and other entertainment venues including the iconic Galle Face Green are minutes away. 


Maniumpathy Colombo offers eight luxurious suites, each named after a member of the illustrious family that once resided there. These suites are elegantly appointed with antique furnishings, exquisite artwork, and modern amenities, providing guests with a comfortable and memorable stay. The suites vary in size and layout, catering to the needs of solo travellers, couples, and families alike. 


The hotel's dining experience is a culinary journey through Sri Lanka's rich heritage. Guests can indulge in authentic Sri Lankan cuisine at the hotel's intimate dining room, where traditional recipes are prepared with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. From flavourful curries and aromatic rice dishes to mouth-watering seafood specialties, every meal at Maniumpathy Colombo is a celebration of the island's diverse culinary traditions. 

Facilities and Activities 

You can unwind with leisurely strolls through the verdant grounds, savouring moments of peace and quiet. The hotel's library provides a cosy retreat for book lovers, while the courtyard offers a charming setting for al fresco dining or enjoying a refreshing drink. For those seeking relaxation, spa services are available to pamper the senses and rejuvenate the body and mind. With its serene ambiance and array of facilities, Maniumpathy Colombo promises a truly memorable stay in the heart of the city. 

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