In most parts of Sri Lanka where tourist sites or other attractions are located, one can find accommodation in a hotel from “A” Grade to Five Star. Many unclassified hotels of high standards in beautiful locations can also be found to suit one’s taste and budget. Eco Lodges are very popular and are also available. in most locations.
GUEST HOUSE REST HOUSE
In the past when organized tourism did not exist and the demand for accommodation out of town was rare, the only travelers were the tea planters of the colonial period, high-ranking government officials and the occasional tourist. In those days Rest Houses provided comfortable stayovers and delicious food for such travelers.
These guest houses and rest houses were generally built in a scenic location of the town, village or hamlet. Today most of them are still maintained and functional. Such accommodation could be exciting, nostalgic or even romantic.
VILLAS AND BOUTIQUE HOTELS
For an extraordinary experience and atmosphere, one should choose accommodation in Villas or Boutique Hotels. Most of the Villas are heritage homes of former prestigious families and boutique Hotels are renowned for many unique features. They all take pride in providing exclusive, personal service and privacy.