Sri Lanka is an enchanting tropical land that has a distinctive place among the various tourist destinations of south Asia. It has its mention in the mythology and history of the country and there are evidences that bear testimony to many of the popular myths. It is an exotic land of religious and hospitable people dotted with numerous awe-inspiring beaches, exquisite wildlife, historical monuments and pilgrim spots. This ancient land experiences a substantial influx of tourists each year and to cater to their ever growing numbers, there are a number of hotels in Sri Lanka that come in different classes and offer a wide range of accommodation and services.
The leading class of accommodations in Sri Lanka is the five star hotels. These hotels are located in the major cities of Sri Lanka such as Colombo, Kandy and Bentota. The most advantageous point of these hotels is that they are located close to the major business and entertainment districts of the town and offer tailor-made facilities and services. Whether you are traveling for the purpose of business or leisure, these hotels will make for excellent base to spend some quality time. The guestrooms have luxurious amenities including air-conditioning, IDD facility, channel music, and satellite TV. The facilities comprise Babysitting, Beauty parlor / Hair salon, Car hire service, Currency exchange, Doctor-on-call, Express Travel assistance, Bookshop, Fitness Centre, Massage, Shopping arcade, Souvenir shop, Swimming pool, Squash, Tennis, Business Centre, Secretarial services and Workstation.
Hotel Colombo Plaza, Galadari Hotel and Hotel Grand Oriental in Colombo, Saman Villa and Taj Exotica in Bentota, and Earl's Regency in Bentota are some of the well known hotels of this category.
The budget hotels in Sri Lanka are also acclaimed for value added services and comprehensive range of facilities that ensure a contented stay. Though not so lavish as the star grade hotels, these hotels are acknowledged for their unmatched services that will give you a home-like feel. Ganga Garden in Bentota, Sharon Inn in Kandy, Tropical Beach House in Hikkaduwa, and Colombo City Hotel in Colombo several renowned names in this category.
Apart from these two classes, there are also three and four star category hotels that are found in good numbers strewn in the major towns of Sri Lanka and guarantee a rewarding stay with value for money.