Jan 17 2017. view 1896
Vertical Luxury At Its Best
Introducing five star luxury into the heart of Colombo, the Mövenpick Hotel recently opened its doors to the public. With an aim to invite the executive clientele as its member base, the Mövenpick Hotel offers a vertical luxury experience with attractive packages for those in the corporate world. As such the hotel comprise of various lounges which are exclusively for its members.
Once inside the hotel, one significant feature which would attract your eye is its cosy interiors. From paintings by Mueen Saheed adding glamour to the walls of the entire hotel complex, the Mövenpick Hotel warmly invites you to be its guest.
Restaurants and Lounges
Adjoining the lobby is The Mansion- an executive lounge dedicated exclusively for its members. With interiors relating to that of a typical mansion, this area could accommodate 60-80 people. It is an ideal setting for a business meeting or a corporate event.
Whisky and Cigar Lounge
Leading up to the first floor from The Mansion is the Whisky and Cigar Lounge which is again a members’ only area. Guests will be able to choose between wide selections of whisky which will be on display.
The all new French restaurant at Mövenpick is adorned with a bright interior inviting the guests to indulge in a memorable fine dining experience. While all cuisine will ideally be inspired by French cuisine it will also have an international twist to add more variety for the guests. The Brasserie invites corporate clients or other guests to have private functions in this space which could accommodate a seating capacity of 80 persons. What makes it more interesting is that The Brasserie will be open for guests this Valentines’ day. So it’s news for all lovers out there to visit this amazing venue and indulge in a memorable dining experience with your significant other.
Robata Grill and Lounge
The Robata Grill and Lounge is the hotel’s Japanese restaurant accompanied with its sushi lounge. Its casual yet modern restaurant setup invites guests eat, drink and see the chefs doing their magic at the open charcoal grill. One special feature of this restaurant is that it will have an attractive selection of sake on display which will also be available for guests to sip and delight their senses. There will be actions stations at this venue and Chef Nobu will bring in his expertise with carefully crafted sushi and a wide selection of bento boxes for guests to choose from.
Vistas Rooftop Bar and Lounge
While at Mövenpick Hotel, one should definitely visit the Vistas Rooftop Bar and Lounge which spans across the entire rooftop equipped with its own bar, restaurant and the infinity pool. The restaurant offers an exquisite bar menu and is an ideal setting for cocktail parties.
Ayu is its international all-day fine dining restaurant which offers an attractive selection of specialties inspired by Asian, European, Chinese, Indian and Arabic cuisine. From breakfast to dinner, Ayu offers different varieties of beverages, starters, mains and desserts for its guests to indulge in.
With killer views of the Indian Ocean on one side and the magnificent skyline of the Colombo city on the other, the Mont Blanc is a wonderful setting to host any lavish event, workshop or conference. The venue is equipped with buffet tables with LED screens which could be used to complement branding events, deliver key messages and enjoy fun games during workshops. This flexible pillar-free room covers a space of 200 square metres.
The Rigi is another unique venue which could be divided in to five breakout rooms for smaller meetings. It could also be used as one venue which could host up to 120 people seated in theatre style. It is once again adorned with eye-catching views of the Indian Ocean.
Equipped with 219 well-appointed rooms, Mövenpick Hotel Colombo dedicates its setup mainly for an executive clientele. Therefore the interiors of each room have a formal appearance with basic amenities such as tea/coffee maker, A/C, LED TV, WiFi, safety lockers and a well-equipped bathroom. What makes these guest rooms even more special are their settings, each giving a splendid view of the magnificent Ocean. The Junior suites are equipped with in-room Jacuzzi giving guests the opportunity to enjoy their Jacuzzi overlooking the Colombo city or the Ocean.
Guests can get themselves pampered with the expert staff at the Spa which is conducted by Spa Ceylon. The spa at Mövenpick has its own washroom and safety locker facilities. Situated adjacent to the spa is the Nail Spa and salon.
Equipped with state-of-the-art gym equipment, the gym is open for all fitness enthusiasts who would want to have a quick or complete workout session. The highlight of the gym at Mövenpick is that it is located overlooking the ocean once again giving the opportunity for guests to relax and observe the surroundings at a bird’s eye view while doing their workouts.
Photographs by Pradeep Dilrukshana