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Embodying the bright, cheery warmth our name denotes, we at Tangerine Hotels are proud to be known for heartfelt hospitality – the true Sri Lankan way. Over the years, we have earned a reputation for offering our guests exceptional levels of service and unforgettable holiday experiences. With three seaside resorts, a unique heritage hotel and a contemporary style city hotel we offer the choice of one of a kind stays in Sri Lanka to visitors from around the world.

Our story began a few decades ago. Our Company, Tangerine Group of Hotels is a fully owned subsidiary of Mercantile Investments & Finance PLC – a pioneering finance company in Sri Lanka which was established in 1964 by (Late) George Lawrence Andrew Ondaatjie. Diversifying interests, they ventured into the hospitality industry in 1974 with the incorporation of Nilaveli Beach Hotel – a distinctive property on the pristine East coast. Two other beach properties – Royal Palms Beach Hotel and Tangerine Beach Hotel that sit side by side on the popular South coast were subsequently added in (year/s) broadening the scope. The globally renowned, historical landmark – the iconic Grand Hotel in Nuwara Eliya was a stellar addition to the portfolio in 1992, further strengthening the Company’s offering. Maximising on the growing opportunities in catering specifically to business travellers, Fairview City Hotel, located in the heart of Colombo 6 was launched in 2017. Committed to excellence and genuine service, our journey continues; bringing the best of Sri Lanka to our guests as always.

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Orange coloured skies over fiery sunsets reflecting on an endless ocean; warm sunny days lazing on long palm fringed beaches; turning back the centuries to the high life in colonial style grandeur, up in the mountains; or chic, city slick right in the hub of Colombo – at Tangerine, our hotels are all about being where you may want to be. While each of our hotels has its own identity and characteristics, unique features and inimitable charm, they all share the same heartfelt welcome and sincere service that comes naturally to us at Tangerine. Our hotels are also home to the 21st century comforts, facilities and features you may need to enjoy your stay to the fullest. So, wherever you find us, and whenever you step in through our doors, you will always be assured of receiving the very best we can offer you to make your holiday truly magical and memorable.