Giritale Hotel : Romantic hideway
Built on the bunds of the 12th century Giritale Tank three decades ago, Giritale Hotel is one of the pioneering resort in the area with a magnificent view of the tranquil blue water dotted with green islands as a backdrop.
Managed by Carsons Hotel Management Services (Pvt) Ltd., an veteran hotel management company in Sri Lanka, the hotel boasts of 42 rooms that are spacious and comfortable while all rooms are equipped with a range of modern amenities.
Standard facilities offered in all of these units include air-conditioning and an attached bathroom. Luxury deluxe rooms offer star class facilities including TV, IDD telephone facilities, piped music, 24-hour room service, mini bar and private balcony.
The Hotel completed a Rs 20 million refurbishment to project to facelift their eight luxury rooms, lobby area and the restaurant.
The refurbishment programme was completed last year, pushing the property to 3 star status, attracting more inflow to the hotel. The property is in an acreage of 14 out of which the hotel is built in 4 acre land.‘The renovation was carried out room by room basis and in keeping with the current trend the facilities were upgraded. We have introduced novel facilities to the rooms new LCD TV and new AC’ said Resident Manager, Giritale hotel, versatile hotelier, T. Ganeshan.
Giritale Hotel’s Restaurant includes a terrace where guests can enjoy meals and fine selections of liquors and wines facing the Giritale Reservoir. There is also a Tea House for the children while adults have the opportunity to share drinks at the bar. The beautiful swimming pool is an ideal place to take a dip or laze around tanning under the sun.
This has resulted in Giritale Hotel being popular among ‘repeater’ guests, both foreign and local. The restaurant at Giritale under the guidance of Bar and Restaurant Manager Malika Edirisinghe offers the very best in Western, Eastern, Chinese and spicy Sri Lankan cuisine, prepared by a team of expert chefs. Giritale hotel is popular for family outings, conferences, workshops and for honeymooners due to its romantic setting.
The hotel offers conference facilities with the necessary equipment to make sure your meeting or business event is executed smoothly. A reception hall is also available for banquets and special functions with excellent services from well trained staff members. Room service and a doctor on call are other services available at the hotel.Due to Giritale Hotel’s proximity to the Giritale Reservoir, travellers have the opportunity to explore the surroundings of the area.
‘Jeep Safaris to the Minneriya National Park can be organized where elephant gatherings will be sighted during the coming months. Excursions can be made to the sacred city of Polonnaruwa where historically famous temples such as Gal Viharaya and Dimbulagala can be visited. For the more adventurous traveller the vast jungles in the region beckon you for bushwalking and trekking’ said Ganeshan.It is already a venue for honeymooners and attracts more business from this segment.The tranquil atmosphere in the hotel is an added attraction for wedding functions.
The dedicated staff has a special local touch to make the guest’s stay comfortable. Giritale Hotel is an A grade certified and is an ideal location to pamper one’s mind and relax in a tranquil environment‘The hotel is offering special discounted packages to Sri Lankans and expatriates. “This is a golden opportunity for Sri Lankan families to spend a memorable holiday in the rustic charm of the Giritale Hotel’ RM, Ganeshan said.
For more details call 4816100/01, 0272246311 or log on to www.giritalehotel.com
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