The Granbell Hotel Colombo recently opened its doors, warmly welcoming all to experience a fusion of Japanese and Sri Lankan hospitality. The property is owned and managed by the leading Japanese company Belluna Co. Ltd, a listed company in the Tokyo Stock exchange. The Granbell Hotel Colombo, adds to a growing portfolio of properties around the world owned and managed by Belluna.Co.Ltd. The hotel chain includes 17 properties in Japan, 1 in Hawaii, 1 in the Maldives and 2 in Sri Lanka.

The Chief Guest, HE Mr. Mizukoshi Hideaki – the Japanese Ambassador to Sri Lanka together with several invitees including, Mr. Kiyoshi Yasuno – the President of Belluna Co. Ltd, graced the launch event for the hotel.

The launch of the hotel is in line with the long-standing friendship between Sri Lanka and Japan, which dates back over 70 years.  The project commenced in 2016 with a foreign direct investment of USD 60 million. The construction was carried out by the Hazama Ando Corporation of Japan and was completed in line with the highest construction standards, combining Japanese architecture and Sri Lankan craftsmanship.