Jetwing – Jaffna
Within walking distance to the city’s lively market, railway and bus terminal as well the iconic Jaffna Fort and Jaffna Library, Jetwing Jaffna is deeply immersed in the pulse of the north. At seven stories high, Jetwing Jaffna stands out as a symbol of luxurious Sri Lankan hospitality in the northern province. In every one of the55 deluxe rooms, walls adorned with traditional art not only tell stories of this region’s history, but also complement the furnishings of rustic northern colours – creating a distinctly modern living space for your absolute comfort. And with the added benefit of being one of the tallest hotels in Jaffna, your private balcony is arguably the best viewpoint on the peninsula – with panoramic views of the city, lagoon, and lands beyond. Of the 55 rooms are available in double or twin configurations, five of which are interconnecting and three which are specially equipped for the differently abled. A fiery blend of spices and colourful dishes feature are a staple of the main restaurant, creating an entire experience in itself – and one not to miss in the northern capital of Jaffna! During the light of the day, you can opt for a traditional lunch complete with an array of exotic curries that pays tribute to the original thali often consumed on fresh banana leaves, while the famed Jaffna crab curry could be the centerpiece of your dinner, accompanied by a selection of rice, thosai, string hoppers, pittu, and more. For added pleasure, we welcome to pair your culinary selection with a fine wine from the bar within the main restaurant – stocked with a range of spirits that are both globally renowned to locally savoured. The very same hospitality extends to the rooftop bar, Jaffna Sky Lounge should you wish to sip on a drink in the open air of the northern peninsula, high above the stunning Jaffna skyline and its surrounding lands. As you dine on Jaffna specialties ranging from its famous crab curry, to the characteristic Odiyal Kool (a seafood broth). With a history of South Indian influences in the region, the main restaurant – “Peninsula” also serves a selection of culinary delights from our neighbor across the Palk Strait, accompanied by fresh produce from the very peninsula seen through the large windows around you. Open between 12 PM and 11 PM daily, the bar within our main restaurant is always happy to serve you a liquid accompaniment to your meal. Resting atop our regional skyline, the Jaffna Sky Lounge by Jetwing Jaffna overlooks our lively city, accompanied by a horizon dotted by silhouettes of palmyrah trees at sunset. Under the moonlight, the ocean breeze sets in for a relaxing yet lively atmosphere to enjoy a selection of signature cocktails, delicious meals inspired by regional produce and good music to carry you in to a memorable night. 24-hour room service is available throughout the hotel, along with daily housekeeping, as well as laundry and babysitting services if necessary. We also provide a well-equipped conference room to host your next business meeting or event. But if you are here on holiday, join the local populace with a rented bicycle to explore our neighbourhood.