Inspired by 175 years of heritage, the Citrus Leisure arm presents a completely new experience in the heart of Colombo.
The old ‘Steuart House’, a colonial building in Colombo 01 that housed the headquarters of George Steuart & Co. Ltd, the country’s oldest mercantile institution, was transformed into a boutique business hotel in July 2015 and aptly named The Steuart by Citrus.
This towering 8-floor Colombo city hotel boasts 50 spaciously elegant and chic guest rooms, with amenities to make your stay more than just pleasurable, with an unmistakable Scottish aura and warmth.
The Steuart by Citrus embodies the essence of true Scottish style. The hotel comprises of fifty rooms, situated on 8 floors capturing the mystery of Colombo’s city centre, embedded by a history dating back to 1835; The Steuart by Citrus takes you on a brief journey into colonial Ceylon.
Guests can choose from four unique, Scottish themed room categories which perfectly blend traditional design with indulgent living. With air conditioning, refrigerator, tea maker, free Wi-Fi, a gymnasium and much more, these living spaces are an ideal sanctuary for business and pleasure.
The magnificent presidential suite named the Edinburgh Suite is equipped with a private Jacuzzi, separate kitchenette and a separate sitting area making it a truly lavish living environment. The hotel also has 30 deluxe rooms named Glasgow, 17 superior rooms named Aberdeen and 2 single rooms named Dundee; all of which depict the finest of Scottish-lined settings. Think classic tradition with a bold twist of eccentricity within our boutique hotel in Colombo.
&Co Pub and Kitchen, located on the ground floor of the hotel, is an authentic Scottish themed pub with a chic mix of style and sophistication providing a unique experience of dining in Colombo. The elegance of the hotel’s colonial ambiance combines effortlessly with the cool urbanity of the pub. The result is a refined yet relaxed pub that has proved a hit with many VIPs and loyal customers.
&Co Pub and Kitchen will entice you with skilfull prepared European cuisine, encapsulating &Co’s commitment to excellence.
Paired with the restaurant is our signature bar, with wines and whisky’s, cocktails and juices for your daily fix. Look forward to the weekends at &Co Pub and Kitchen, where retro music, jazz, country and blues will let you be a part of the city’s eclectic nightlife scene as well.
This cosy restaurant also features what is arguably the best Sunday roast in the island!