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Galle Face Hotel

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2 Galle Road, Colombo 300 Sri Lanka
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#16 of 106 hotels in Colombo
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Since its beginnings in 1864 The Galle Face Hotel has been part of Colombo heritage, catering to world travellers, the property stands as one of the most storied hotels in Asia. Oozing history from every pore, timeless traditions and character abounds in each of our 156 guestrooms, restored to reflect the Galle Face Hotel’s rich past. Many rooms offer spectacular sea views, some with private balcony, and all furnished in elegant colonial style décor. Whether a sophisticated afternoon tea at The Verandah or dinner at 1864 Restaurant, a Pimms on the Chequerboard or a Cuban experience at King of the Mambo, dining experiences are a ‘must do’ whilst in Colombo. A wedding day at the Grand Ballroom or Jubilee Ballroom makes for a truly memorable and occasion. Come and experience the magic of The Galle Face Hotel on your next visit to Sri Lanka.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Bar / lounge
Beach
Airport transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Valet parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Sauna
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Kids' meals
Special diet menus
Poolside bar
Taxi service
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Head massage
Massage
Salon
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Newspaper
Butler service
Doorperson
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
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Private balcony
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Flatscreen TV
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Ocean view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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Historic Hotel
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BritAus wrote a review Today
Vancouver, Canada31 contributions56 helpful votes
Exceeded all expectations! This hotel was recommended to us by various friends, and we had such a lovely relaxing 3 day weekend here. The staff are extremely courteous and professional, and the rooms we were lucky enough to stay in (Premier Ocean View and Royal Scandinavian Suite) were beautiful, spacious, comfortable, clean and full of character. This is a very special hotel indeed, and one that everyone should stay in, or at least visit for evening drinks on the lawn next to the Indian Ocean. We will definitely return.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Mohamed Rizwan wrote a review Yesterday
Colombo, Sri Lanka3 contributions
Thank you Mr. Nalin Prasad Asst. res manager for the warm and welcoming service provided. best service a guest an expect to get much appreciated for the service provided, excellent food quality. restaurant manager for extremely polite and welcoming nature.
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Ravin Bandara wrote a review Apr. 8
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"We Had a good time with Friend in this Fantastic place .. Special Thanks to All the hard working staff who made our night a wonderful one.. " Chaminda Kumara" @travellers' bar was Very friendly & helpful. Thanks Again It was a memorable one ( 3rd April 2021)"
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Margaret P wrote a review Apr. 5
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Excellent experience trying the local food. Big selection of dishes to try. Thanks to Surendra and Haritha describing the food preparation I could make the choice what is worth to try. I ended up to try almost every one of the dishes. Stop by if you are near by area.
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Date of stay: March 2021
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Janaki Fernandopulle wrote a review Apr. 3
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20 of us met for High Tea at your hotel. We had a great time. The staff was super friendly and courteous. Tea buffet was really worth for the money you pay. I have no hesitation in recommending as one of the best places for High Tea. The ocean view is the best from the terrace.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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US$131 - US$188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
Sri LankaWestern ProvinceColombo
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Galle Face Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Galle Face Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Jewel Qudsi (0.2 km), Galle Face Green (0.3 km), and In on the Green (0.08 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Galle Face Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Galle Face Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Galle Face Hotel?
Yes, free parking and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Galle Face Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include King of the Mambo, Golden Dragon, and Nuga Gama.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Galle Face Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a sauna, and locker rooms available in the fitness centre during their stay.
Does Galle Face Hotel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Galle Face Hotel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Galle Face Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Galle Face Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Galle Face Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Colombo Fort (1.9 km), Wolvendaal Church (2.7 km), and Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (3.6 km).
Does Galle Face Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbour view available here.