Marino Mall and Marino Beach Hotel | Sunday Observer

Marino Mall and Marino Beach Hotel

Built on a 2.5 acre land with an investment of Rs 12.5 billion, the Damro Group’s latest project Marino Mall and Marino Beach Hotel was opened last week in Colombo 3.

The project will add another 289 star class rooms to Colombo’s hotel inventory and four floors to mall space which will boost the hospitality industry.

“We have invested substantially in this project and it will add 289 rooms with two suites. The mall has four floors of retail stores. In addition to the 12 story building with a three basement car park which could park 350 vehicles it also has two large conference facilities which could accommodate 1,000 guests,” Chairman and Founder of Damro Group Damitha Ratnayake said.

The Marino Beach Hotel is similar to Bay Sands Singapore and also has Sri Lanka’s largest roof top infinity swimming pool and a large garden with an entertainment area. It is the first hotel project to have an electronic card entry system to the roof top area. Angsana Spa and a night club too would be introduced soon to the Marino Beach Hotel. The Hotel will be managed and run by 400 staff members under D.R. Hotels (Pvt) Ltd. Marina Mall has several novel tech features such as Marino Mall 9 D Cinema, Virtual Reality games and other adventure game areas and a climbing wall.

The mall and hotel are accessible from both the Galle Road and the Marine Drive. Marino Mall is a project that began on 06th June 2013. The design, conception and construction of the entire project was performed by Damro Group.

Marino Mall consists 150,000 Square feet shopping area with a variety of outlets.

Marino Mall ‘Sea View Food Emporium’ consisting 10 outlets offers fine cuisine from different regions – Curry Stop [Sri Lankan Cuisine] / Bharat Bhojan [Indian Cuisine] / Western Bay [Western Cuisine] / Middle Eastern [Arabic Cuisine] / Far Eastern [Asian Cuisine]. Coffee on Ocean is the Food Emporium’s Coffee Shop.

A Labookellie Tea Lounge offers fine Ceylon tea. Other oulets operating here are Roots (ice cream), Gonuts with Donuts and Royal Cashew. Marino Mall has an entire floor for corporate offices at the shopping mall. Some of the leading corporate brands offices have already reserved their spaces at the corporate office floor.