Each Suite is individually designed. Decorated in a warm cream colours and sophisticated blues, the Sir Thomas Lipton Suite pays tribute to the luxury of the British Colonial era in which the famous tea merchant lived. The bedroom has an ornately-carved four-poster bed and leads into a living area and a secluded porch overlooking a hotel’s garden. A room for foliage-fans, the James Taylor Suite is elegantly decorated in warm yellow and cream colours, and has floral features throughout. Named after the ‘Bard of Lanka’, Reverend Walter Senior, this suite has a living room with a fireplace and a small, yet well stocked library. The light-filled bedroom has a king-size four-poster bed draped in pristine white linen. A stay in the spacious Major Rogers Suite not only benefits you, but also Sri Lankan elephants – part of your payment goes to the Environmental Foundation Limited which helps protect these endangered animals. This suite has a king-size bed and a seating area centred around a fireplace. These suites have an ensuite bathroom with a walk-in shower and a freestanding bath tub; plus Spa Ceylon bath products, a ceiling fan, free WiFi, free bottled water and a safe.