Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo

About the Hotel

Shangri-La’s presence in Sri Lanka will strengthen with the opening of Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo, in late 2017, the most prominent and anticipated luxury hotel opening in the city for almost 30 years. Located along the Galle Face Green promenade, the hotel will offer uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean and sit on 10 acres of land that will also accommodate an office tower, two residential buildings and a high-end shopping mall. It will be easily accessible from Colombo International Airport and offer the finest selection of guestrooms, suites and serviced apartments in the city.

Rooms & Suites

The hotel has 500 luxurious guestrooms and suites, ranging in size from 42 – 225 square metres, along with 41 serviced apartments that will be available for mid- to long-term use. Standing 32 floors tall, the hotel will allow guests to enjoy some of the best views over the Indian Ocean and the city of Colombo. All guestrooms will include a 40” LED television with a wide selection of international cable channels and automatic climate control to complement the building’s integrated sun-shielding design. Guests can expect marble-clad bathrooms with walk-in showers and a selection of luxury soap products and other personal amenities. The Horizon Club on the hotel’s 32nd floor will welcome guests with a multitude of bespoke benefits, including a selection of amenities and services to match the business traveller or discerning leisure guest on leisure.


The hotel will offer five distinct restaurants and lounges for an innovative culinary experience. The all-day dining outlet overlooking the Indian Ocean will serve up Sri Lankan and international fare in its theatre kitchen, while The Grill will offer gourmet offerings with the finest ingredients and pour some of the best cocktails in the city. Shangri-La’s award-winning signature Chinese restaurant, will offer the most authentic Cantonese food in Sri Lanka, as well as and featuring regional specialities from Sichuan and Dongbei. A casual eatery overlooking the Indian Ocean will offer short-eats dishes from Sri Lanka and South India, and International cocktails and beverages in a relaxed, fun atmosphere. The Lobby Lounge will feature local Sri Lankan tea, small bites and custom-made edible chocolate jewellery.

Health & Leisure

The hotel will have a renowned signature CHI, The Spa with 10 treatment rooms, a 24-hour fitness centre, and a swimming pool and pool bar that overlook the Galle Face Green and the Indian Ocean.

Meetings & Events

The hotel will house the largest floor area of meeting and event spaces in Sri Lanka. Providing over 3,500m2 of impressive event space, the crowing jewel of the hotel will be the 1,580 m2 pillar-less Shangri-La Ballroom. Flooded with natural light and able to provide seating for up to 2,000 guests, the space will be truly spectacular. In addition, the Junior Ballroom, at 470 m2 square metres, will be able to host over 600 people, and the Outdoor Terrace overlooking Beira Lake will be able to accommodate up to 700 guests. With executive boardrooms, unique meeting rooms, and break-out and pre-function areas, the hotel will offer more function space and venue options than any hotel in the city. Every event will be personalized with Shangri-La’s signature coffee break, which can incorporate a vast array of special beverages and food items. Whether you are planning a conference, wedding, casual party, board meeting or gala dinner, our expert planners will be there to guide you every step of the way.