Mandarina Colombo opens its doors
Mandarina Colombo, a 80-room fully serviced business hotel, opened in the bustling capital city. Located along the Galle Road in Kollupitiya, the city hotel is strategically positioned with easy access to many places of interest such as businesses, entertainment hubs, restaurants and healthcare centres.
Mandarina Colombo, which is owned and managed by Macksons Properties is the first of its kind by the Macksons Holdings group. The hotel is designed to offer a memorable leisure experience for both business and pleasure. With spacious and luxurious rooms on 11 floors, the hotel offers unobstructed views of the Indian Ocean and the city skyline. Mandarina Colombo is also 45 minutes away from the Bandaranaike International Airport.
"We are pleased to announce the opening of our first city hotel, Mandarina Colombo. We believe we have a splendid property in the centre of Colombo and are looking forward to welcome both Sri Lankan and foreign guests. We are a diversified conglomerate involved in property development, manufacturing and retail. With this, our newest venture, we hope to make a positive impact in the hospitality industry," explained Milfer Makeen, Chairman, Macksons Holdings.
Macksons Holdings is a Sri Lankan company with diversified interests. The Group is well-known for the brands Multilac and Macktiles. "Our challenge is to introduce a different culture into the Island's hospitality industry," added Mizver Makeen, MD, Macksons Holdings.
Guests at Mandarina Colombo can avail themselves to the hotel's international-standard amenities, personalised for a comfortable and pleasant stay. The rooms are categorised as Premium, Deluxe and Standard. Each floor of the hotel includes all 3 categories of the rooms and they overlook amazing views. The needs and comforts of guests have been taken into account in terms of in-room features and facilities.
“Our challenge is to introduce a different culture into the Island’s hospitality industry,”
The Mandarina Colombo's rooftop glass-fronted infinity swimming pool, with stunning views of the city and the endless ocean, is a refreshing facility offered to its guests. It is one of the most ideal places to relax and unwind while basking in the tropical sun and enjoying a 360-degree view of the city. The hotel's gymnasium, furnished with the preferred USA brand ‘Life Fitness' equipment, overlooks the gleaming swimming pool and provides equally amazing views of the surroundings.
Mandarina Colombo's chic all-day-dining multi-cuisine restaurant, ‘On the Eleventh', is a rooftop restaurant located on the 11th floor. With a live action kitchen, its contemporary design embodies elegance. Internationally recognised Sri Lankan Chef, Ivon serves its guests a fine selection of culinary delights. The restaurant provides an à la carte and buffet dining options, scrumptious meals with a magnificent view.
Cafe M, at the lobby, is a spacious and cosy eatery where guests can enjoy a leisurely snack in privacy. Light meals, hot and cold beverages including a selection of delicious Italian Molinari coffees are served all day.
Mandarina Colombo also offers their guests 24-hour security, 24-hour medical assistance as well as ample parking facilities.
Ranga Goonewardena, Director and CEO, Macksons Properties meanwhile said, "This is an exciting new business and we hope to begin work on the 2nd stage of this venture and expand operations in the future. Mandarina Colombo is ready to offer guests a memorable stay. This property has unique advantages and facilities, and we hope we can truly make a memorable difference for each and every guest."
The Mandarina Colombo team is committed to upholding the highest standards of quality, service and hospitality to ensure guests are "Mandarina refreshed!"