Renuka City Hotel launches new wing with luxury rooms

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  • State of the art fitness centre, infinity pool and pool bar  among new additions


Renuka City Hotel one of Colombo’s premier business hotels, and a winner of Agoda’s Gold Circle Award 2012, has expanded with luxury guest rooms, a state of the art fitness centre, an infinity pool and a pool bar.

In addition to the customary hospitality of Hotel Renuka and Renuka City Hotel, for which they have an unblemished reputation for, the recently commenced operation of its latest extension will give Renuka City Hotel’s guests more reason to enjoy their stay at this stylish city hotel. The new wing features eighteen superior guestrooms, an infinity swimming pool and a kid’s pool on the rooftop with breathtaking sea views, a state-of-the-art fitness centre and a trendy pool bar. The extension was opened at the end of February 2013 after eleven months of thoughtful planning and construction with the support of the architects Design Team 3 from Singapore and contractors Sanken Construction Pvt Ltd.

 “Our main focus was to furnish our guests; both business and leisure travelers, with the necessary services and conveniences they require during a hotel stay, in an atmosphere that makes our visitors feel comfortable and content.   The new extension has added much value to our guests and we have received very positive feedback so far. We are glad to be able to offer these facilities and services to our customers who have been visiting us repeatedly since 1970”, the Jt. Managing Director said.  

The newly constructed deluxe rooms are designed to be spacious and luxurious. With boarded timber floors, comfortable interior and furnishings, and a special lighting system, visitors will feel at ease and relaxed in their rooms. All rooms are equipped with a variety of modern amenities including 32’ flat screen televisions, safety deposit lockers, tea/coffee making facilities, bath amenities, mini-bars and free access to Wi-Fi internet facilities in the guest rooms and public areas. Several rooms offer a breathtaking view of the sea as well.

For those who want to stay in shape, the new fitness centre at the hotel, with stunning ocean views will certainly be a treat. Equipped with the latest exercise equipment from Cybex, the Renuka gym is a great way to stay fit while travelling. The infinity pool on the rooftop of the hotel provides a lovely venue for Swimming, especially at sun set. The pool bar offers a stylish hangout, with a wide range of snacks and drinks; an ideal after-work meeting place.

An additional car park was also introduced in the hotel complex to offer more convenience to hotel guests and their visitors. The employees of the hotel were also not forgotten in this project; they are now privileged to enjoy multiple new changing rooms and dining areas within the new building.

In addition to the upgraded facilities available in the new extension, Renuka City Hotel, features the Ivory and Ebony rooms which can accommodate from 20-100 people for banquets, weddings, cocktails, corporate events and meetings. In addition, Hotel Renuka also offers a luxurious banquet hall, the Paradise Room, which can accommodate up to 250 guests. This room can be partitioned into four separate soundproof conference or banquet rooms. Renuka gives the guarantee that their banqueting staff will be on call to provide a seamless event.

Renuka City Hotel and Hotel Renuka’s signature restaurant, ‘The Palmyrah’, serves authentic Sri Lankan cuisine with an emphasis on classic Jaffna fare. The chefs at the Palmyrah restaurant have mastered the art of preparing and presenting ‘Jaffna cuisine’ just like it is made at homes in the Northern peninsular. Signature dishes include mutton paal poriyal, fried fish pittu, Jaffna whole crab curry, odiyal kool (spicy sea food soup), kanavai pirettal (spicy squid) and milk hoppers; the ‘must haves’ for all Sri Lankans, expatriates and visitors to the island. The Palmyrah also features comprehensive Continental and Indian cuisine, served mainly to cater to the requirements of their in-house guests, who may miss their home-cuisine while travelling., one of the worlds’s leading and fastest growing online hotel reservation services attached to the Nasdaq listed Priceline group, recently announced Renuka City Hotel as one of its Gold Circle Winners for 2012; acknowledging Renuka’s excellent adaptation to web based promotion and quality of service. Once again, Renuka City Hotel has proved it’s competence in keeping up with the times to maintain global standards, in the Hospitality industry with a brilliant understanding of the demands and dynamics of its customers.

This award, launched in 2009, is given to a selected few Agoda Partner Hotels in each country; and it is based on customer reviews and comments, and a hotel demonstrating excellence in the understanding of online reservation requirements, both technologically and from a customer perspective.  “We are very proud to be a recipient of this award as it recognizes partners who proactively address the varying demands of their existing and potential customers”, the Jt. Managing Director said.

Comprehensive information on the facilities, services and room rates at the Renuka City Hotel and Hotel Renuka can be viewed at The website offers the facility of a secure payment gateway aimed at providing guests with greater convenience and ease of making reservations at their 100 guest room complex.

Board of Directors of Renuka City Hotel comprises R.B. Thambiayah Chairman, N.A. Thambiayah Deputy Chairman, A.L. Thambiayah Jt. Managing Director, Shibani Thambiayah Jt. Managing Director, M.A. Jayawardena Executive Director, R.S. Tissanayagam Non Executive Director, F.H. Puvimanasinghe Non Executive Director, C.S. Wijeyeratna Non Executive Director, N.R. Thambiayah Non Executive Director