Building Design And Construction Information Blog

October 26, 2015

Starting A Hotel in Sri Lanka


Due to its one of a kind beaches, wonderful hospitality and its incredible culture, Sri Lanka known as the pearl of the Indian Ocean, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. In fact, the island of Sri Lanka is one of the top honeymoon destinations, with newlyweds coming to Sri Lanka from all corners of the world. For this reason, one of the best trades one can get in to in Sri Lanka is the tourist trade. A large majority of Sri Lanka’s income comes from holiday makers traveling to Sri Lanka throughout the year to enjoy it’s all year round sunny weather. If you are considering starting a guest house or a small hotel in Sri Lanka, you will be guaranteed a return in investment.

Deciding what type of hotel you want

First and foremost, you will need to think about what kind of hotel you would like to start. This would greatly depend on your financial status and your current knowledge of the hotel industry. You may consider anything from a small homely guest house to a ten bed room small luxury hotel with its beautifully designed glass pool fencing in Gold Coast.  It is important to keep in mind however, that having you own small luxury hotel involves a very big initial investment. Make certain that you have this money in hand before you embark on your hotel adventure.

Safety characteristics of a hotel

You will need to do sufficient research online before you consider the idea of having your own hotel. With a hotel unlike a guest house, there are certain standards that will need to be met in order for you to get government approval for you to operate. Remember, to have your own hotel essentially have your guest’s safety in your hands. You will need to have a professional’s advice you on what steps need to be taken in order to provide the utmost safety to your guests and their families during their stay with you. All rooms and public areas of your hotel will need to child proofed with safety locks, sufficient lock guards on electrical outlets and a glass pool fence around your pool. You certainly do not want the publicity of a drowned child associated with your hotel. If you want fencing services done to your house too, you can call on the guys from Ashley’s Fencing. 

Other basic characteristics

In addition to safety, you will need to meet certain other standards when building your hotel. Remember that stars and awards are awarded to a hotel based on these characteristics. You rooms will need to size and you will need to provide your guests with a restaurant serving high quality food. All in room and public bathrooms will need to be of the highest quality and always well maintained.