Christmas warmth at Ceylon Continental

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The spirit of Christmas will reside at the Ceylon Continental Hotel, with an assortment of activities throughout the month of December.

Embracing the significance of this season – a time of giving and sharing with families and communities – the hotel will kick off the season by hosting a Christmas party for lesser advantaged children.The much loved Gingerbread House, a product of previous years, will continue to offer hampers and other goodies this Christmas.

Fabrication of this mouth watering masterpiece will begin 6 December; guests can enjoy a festive afternoon tea served at Café Conti, surrounded by the resonance of Christmas carols flowing through the hotel lobby.

Christmas is a time for cherishing loved ones and taking a break from duties, and Ceylon Continental will be providing families all the traditional Christmas feasts to enjoy together, from the warmth and comfort of the hotel’s Emerald Restaurant.

On 24 December guests will be treated to a quiet repose as they tuck into the Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet, and feast on the celebratory lavish Christmas Day Lunch Buffet on 25 December. Boxing Day will begin with a hearty brunch.

“On 31stnight, the hotel transforms into a Continental Flight, when the New Year Dinner Dance commences at the Sapphire Ballroom. The dinner dance will be a dazzling affair, with intricate and glistening décor that will prove a memorable experience, food and drinks representing seven continents complete with the music of first class bands. A buffet dinner and breakfast at the Emerald will complement the night’s exuberance with great cuisine and relaxation.” a spokesperson noted.

The exuberance that has become part and parcel of the hotel’s highly patronized nocturnal hangout continues – the Ladies Night will be held on 9 December at the Heist, which will continue its regular activities throughout the month. Tandoor, the city’s favorite north Indian restaurant will continue its operations, with recently launched business lunch and newly introduced happy hours.

To find out more about Christmas at Continental, or to experience all that Ceylon Continental has to offer, please call 242 1221 or visit