Next Hotel Colombo and Kafnu Colombo will open their doors in 3Q2019, marking the entry of the Next Story Group’s brands into Sri Lanka.
The property, which will house the first Kafnu within a Next Hotel, will be located within a mixed-use development. Colombo City Centre, which is jointly owned by the Next Story Group and the Abans Group, also comprises luxury apartments and the first international shopping mall in the country.
Next Hotel Colombo will occupy the ninth to 20th floors of the 48-storey building within Colombo City Centre, a mixed-use development – jointly owned by the Next Story Group and the Abans Group – that also comprises luxury apartments and the first international shopping mall in the country.
The hotel will feature 164 rooms and suites, a 120-seat all-day dining restaurant, the 75-seat Grill Restaurant on an outdoor terrace overlooking the Beira Lake, a lounge bar, a swimming pool and a gymnasium.
Kafnu Colombo, which will be housed within the Next Hotel, is conceptualised as an urban village for the new generation of creators and offers Kafnu members access to strategic partnerships, premium services and private events.
Kafnu Colombo will join the Kafnu network, which includes Hong Kong, Taipei, Bengaluru, Sydney, Ho Chi Minh City and Mumbai.