About Jetwing, Jaffna
Jetwing Jaffna opens doors to the vibrant and cultural richness of a once war torn peninsula and offers a range of elegant deluxe rooms that feature modern conveniences to make your stay worthwhile and memorable. The hotel which stands tall offers you views of the Jaffna Town and the Indian Ocean while there are many additional facilities and services that will help you enjoy your vacation. The main restaurant serves a delectable array of authentic Jaffna and South Indian dishes as well as a mix of Western and Mediterranean cuisine. From exploring the sandy beaches and the adjoining islands to worshipping some of the well known religious sites, Jaffna has a lot to offer for the discerning traveller.
Location of Jetwing, Jaffna
Located along the Mahatma Gandhi Road in the Jaffna Peninsula, Jetwing Jaffna has been set up on a 40 perches land in the heart of the city centre. The hotel is a 7 storey building and offers guests magnificent views of the city and its surroundings. The Peninsula of Jaffna is connected to the rest of the island by a narrow strip of road at the well known "Elephant Pass" while the town radiates character and culture which has been passed on by early Southern Indian migrants. The distance from the Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake is about 365 km while the distance from Colombo is approximately 398 km. The city is served by public transport while busses and trains are frequently seen arriving from all parts of the island. Jetwing Jaffna is within walking distance from the public library and market areas.
Accommodation at Jetwing, Jaffna
Jetwing Jaffna offers you 55 Deluxe rooms that have been exclusively designed for the discerning traveller visiting the peninsula on business or leisure. With an array of modern conveniences and an ambience that describes the city so well, the rooms are comfortable and well furnished. Room facilities include a private balcony with views of the city and the ocean, central air-conditioning with individual temperature controls, electric power, television with local and international channels, telephone with IDD facilities, bathrooms with rain shower and hot/cold water facilities, hair dryer, bathrobe and slippers, electronic safe, tea/coffee making facilities, mini bar, iron and an ironing board. A baby cot and torch can be made available upon request.
Facilities at Jetwing, Jaffna
Jaffna is well known for its mouthwatering array of food that promises to take your tastebuds on an unforgettable culinary journey. Famed for its seafood, the peninsula is always brimming with fresh produce. The main restaurant at Jetwing Jaffna serves guests authentic Jaffna as well as South Indian Cuisine which can be enjoyed in an elegant dining setting with a view. With a seating capacity for 100 guests and wheelchair accessibility, the restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner with a menu that ranges from Asian, Mediterranean and Western cuisine. A wide range of vegetarian and seafood specialties are offered while the Jaffna Crab CUrry and Seafood Broth are the crowd pleasers. A bar is located within the main restaurant and offers you a range of wines and beverages. Standard facilities at Jetwing Jaffna comprises of 24 hour room service, Wi-Fi access, IDD / fax facilities, a meeting room with a capacity to accommodate 60 guests, doctor on call, taxi services, parking facilities, daily housekeeping, laundry/dry cleaning facilities, babysitting services, postal facilities and left luggage services.
The hub of Hindu culture, Jaffna offers an array of exciting places that you can visit during your stay. With signs of influences from all across the globe, you will come across a mix of colourful Hindu and Buddhist temples, narrow lanes dotted with Dutch and British colonial residences and even huge cathedrals. One of the most famed places of Hindu worship is the Nallur Kandasamy Kovil which attract many devotees throughout the year. Other places of interest that you can visit includes the Jaffna Market, the Jaffna Fort which is also the largest in the island covering a land area of 4 acres, the Keerimalai Hot Springs, and the ruins of the Kanthrodai Buddhist Temple. With time in hand, you can also enjoy a day trip exploring the sandy beaches and a few islands such as Delft which is home to the ruins of a Portuguese Fort as well as the Nainativu Island which is home to the ancient Nagadeepa Buddhist Temple.