Fox Jaffna is an elegant ancestral house turned into a chic boutique hotel. This palatial mansion has meticulously preserved architecture and offers utmost tranquillity and seclusion. Fox Jaffna strives to ensure a luxurious getaway while offering an opportunity to delve into the exotic culture of Jaffna.
Spanning over three lush acres, Fox Jaffna has 24 luxurious rooms: Superior, Deluxe and Deluxe Twin. The tastefully-designed rooms are adorned with exquisite paintings, adding an aura of charm. The subtle amber touches of interior perfectly complement modern minimalism at its best. All rooms are air-conditioned and feature modern amenities such as flat screen cable TV, Wi-Fi and in-room safe. Spacious private bathrooms with a shower cubicle further ensure comfort and ease of the guest.
Superior: Conveniently located on the ground floor in the main villa, these 22 m2 double rooms have a queen-sized bed. Swathed in soothing white from floor to ceiling, the vibrant paintings add the right pop of colour to the rooms. The comfortable seating areas allows guests to relax and bask in the tranquillity of environs. The well-equipped bathroom comes with free toiletries.
Deluxe: This spacious double room of 18 m2 offers a range of facilities. The floor to ceiling windows afford soothing views. The bathrooms feature a bathtub and all other modern amenities.
Deluxe Double: As with all the other rooms, these well-appointed 18 m2 rooms feature subtle colours and simple interior.
Steeped in rich history, Fox Jaffna is a splendid location to indulge in a serene getaway. Reminiscent of the past, two underground bunkers have been converted into a museum as well as an art gallery, which displays a plethora of artworks by famous Sri Lankan artisans.
Guests can either take a leisurely dip in the pool or simply lounge by the pool. A range of relaxing and rejuvenating treatments is offered at the spa. One can also take part in cooking classes to explore the gastronomic heritage of the island.
The main dining room serves tongue-tingling Jaffna cuisine, inviting guests to experience the exotic dishes of the peninsula. However, the chefs at Fox Jaffna are prepared to customise meals based on personal preferences mentioned prior to guest arrival. Diet-meals are also available on request. Guests can choose from a variety of dining locations including the main restaurant and the expansive garden.
The hotel also offers a range of excursions, enabling the visitor to discover the historic remnants, religious landmarks, thriving culture, colourful traditions and distinctive identity of the island.
Why we like it
Beautiful gardens supplant the impression that this is one of Jaffna's leading hotels.
Fox Jaffna is nestled in Kokuvil, away from the hustle bustle of the city. However, the property is just ten minutes away from the town of Jaffna. Therefore, many well-known attractions in Jaffna are easily accessible from the property.
Style: Mid-Range Hotel
No. of Rooms: 24
Key Features: Beautiful gardens; traditional architecture