Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts Opens Sri Lanka Property

COLOMBO, SRI LANKA—Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has opened a property here, the city’s first new international, five-star property in 25 years.

The 24-floor Mövenpick Hotel Colombo offers a different themed concept on each floor, while its architecture displays a diamond-shaped exterior and incorporates hanging gardens, showcasing some 14,310 plants. There are 219 rooms and suites featuring floor-to-ceiling windows.

“We are offering guests a vertical experience like no other, giving them the opportunity to view the beauty of Colombo from a new perspective and across many exciting concepts,” said Andreas Mattmüller, COO of Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, Middle East and South Asia.

There are several F&B outlets, including Brasserie, a classic French restaurant; Robata Grill & Lounge serving Japanese cuisine and sushi; all-day-dining venue AYU; Vistas Rooftop Bar & Lounge; Mansion bar and lounge; a lobby lounge and a pool bar. A fitness center and Spa Ceylon also are available.

The brand is planning to add 20 properties to its portfolio, including in Chiang Mai, Thailand; Al Khobar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; and Nairobi, Kenya.

The hotel company is owned by Mövenpick Holding (66.7%) and the Kingdom Group (33.3%).