latest ‘Green Park’
Green Park Resort is the newest addition
to Kandy's small luxury hotels.
Situated in one of the best scenic
locations in George E. de Silva Mawatha, the Green Park
Resort can be reached from Dodanwala Junction and from
the Anniewatta side.
|The Resort with green environment
Green Park Resort, which enjoys an
'A' Grade classification from Sri Lanka Tourist Board,
has well appointed eight rooms; out of two are family
The Resort is just nine months old
and already a popular place for weddings.
‘We mainly promote this resort
as a family hotel and our top clientele is Sri Lankan
Holiday makers. But we always go for the foreign markets
as well. Weddings and private parties, gigs and corporate
functions are our target markets’ said Ranjith
Kariyawasam, the proprietor of the Resort.
The main restaurant can accommodate
150 pax in functional style and about 75 as theatre
style for conferences.
Green Park Resort is a family business
and it has a restaurant chain in and out Kandy.
Green Park Restaurant, Green Park
Food Corner in Peradeniya are two properties run by
|Lobby and the TV Room
The rooms have all modern facilities
with hot and cold water, A/c, telephone and a view of
Kandy town and breathtaking Hantane range.
Apart from that, a TV room and coffee
shop are two popular places for family gatherings.
‘We will be introducing television
sets to each room soon’ Ranjith said.
Green Park Resort is popular for its
culinary range. Apart from traditional Kandyan dishes,
Chinese, Western, Indian and Far Eastern cuisines are
popular in the hotel.
‘'As our family business is
culinary, we are at its best. Food is the main attraction
of the Resort and we give the best of ours at functions
and weddings’ he added.
Green Park Resort Catering is also
popular among top functions in Kandy.
‘Also our take away is well
known among office executives and takeaway dinner is
one of the popular attractions with families in Kandy’
Excursion and tours are also possible
with Green Park Resort trained guides.
‘We offer excursion to foreigners
only. Generally Sri Lankan clientele is not very keen
in going on excursions and nature tours. Knuckles, Hantane
and Meemure tours could be arranged on request and general
Kandy city tour, Peradeniya and Pinnawela are popular
attractions’ Ranjith said.
‘Our rates are very reasonable.We
sell F/B double for Rs. 3600/-, H/B for Rs.2800/- and
B/B for Rs. 2000/-’ he said.
Website of Green Park Resort is www.greenparkresort.com
Pix by Nilan Maligaspe