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The colonial powers in Sri Lanka (Ceylon), namely the Portuguese, Dutch and British, left behind a legacy that filtered into many aspects of the local culture. Beyond influencing culinary treats and sharing certain words, they also constructed aesthetic buildings with a tasteful sense of architecture.
Around the major spice trading ports and, later, the hill country tea estates whole cities were built from scratch - including fortifications, palaces, magnificent trader mansions and places of worship.

Colonial Hotel Sri Lanka

Due to the high number of historical landmarks across Sri Lanka, colonial architecture was always held in high regard and preserved – best examples are the Galle Fort, the Dutch Canals in Negombo, the Trincomalee Harbor and Colombo as seat of the various colonial administrations.
Some of them are Sri Lanka UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Many boutique hotels and restaurants continue to preserve the colonial heritage by maintaining the fine period architecture and style, discreetly fitted with modern amenities.
A true testament to the historical style with wide corridors, wooden doors, coastal courtyards and antique furnishings.

We only feature colonial hotels reviewed by our Sri Lanka travel experts.
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Colonial Hotel
The finest of Dutch period architecture and fitted with modern amenities for a luxurious vacation on the south coast.
Governor General Residence Colombo
This premier colonial heritage hotel is a romantic legacy left by the colonial Governor General who used it as his residence.
Hotel Colombo
Galle Face Hotel - Colombo is an iconic and colonial-style hotel with sun loungers that faces the vast Indian Ocean.
Nuwara Eliya Planters Hotel
The Hill Club is a colonial hotel, amidst the scenic beauty of misty mountains in Sri Lanka's Little England, Nuwara Eliya.
Galle Hotel
The Galle Fort Hotel is a 12 suite boutique hotel located inside the historic Galle Fort, on Sri Lanka's South Coast.
Sri Lanka Airport Transfer
by a/c limousine fixed rates

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