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Hempel Gallery Rooms

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Reviewed 1 September 2014

An elegant colonial hotel situated right on the edge of the sea in Colombo. At the present it is being refurbished so only the more modern part of the hotel was open. It is still full of history with portraits of those who have stayed there over the years. It still retains that colonial atmosphere with white uniformed door men... More 

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1 Thank Graham M
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2013

Wpace e spent 4 nights at the Hempell Gallery Rooms in galle Face Court & loved it. The room was absolutely huge as was the attached bathroom. The building has the feel & space of a gracious pre second world war appartment building. It is directly opposite the Galle Face Hotel which matches the period perfectly & was a wonderful... More 

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Thank Taron88
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2013

What a great start to a trip to SL. Across the road from Galle Face Hotel where you can watch the sun set drinking sundowners. The rooms are set inside an art gallery - how often can you say that you've stayed at an art gallery. They are actually owned by Anouska Hempel (London-based interior designer and hotelier) and it... More 

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Thank whoha2010
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2013

Great location for exploring Colombo. The property is a private home upstairs with a gallery and 1 or 2 rooms downstairs. The housekeeper is lovely and is very helpful. The owners are very friendly expats who have lived in Colombo for some time now. Being a home it sometimes feels like you are getting in the way at times. Overall... More 

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Thank TellesJ
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Reviewed 29 September 2012

Massive room and bathroom, beautifully decorated with lots of artwork on the walls. Very quiet and great location. Only concern was our door didn't have a lock on it so although we had met the host, we didn't know the occupants of the other room and there was nowhere to store our valuables safely. Having no lock also meant that... More 

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Reviewed 1 August 2012

This place is in the centre of Colombo - but it's so quiet in the rooms. Excellent value for money. They allowed us to check in the 4AM!!!!due to our early flight arrival time. Secure - security on the door of apartment block and house keeper is so kind and helpful. Spacious room, very clean, air conditioned. A must stay... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One double, en-suite room located in central Colombo.Beautifully furnished, decorated with stunning contemporary Sri-Lankan art, this spacious room has its own entrance and is fully equipped with ample space and luxury and a great place to spend your days in Colombo. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hempel Gallery Rooms

Address: 07 30/3 Barnes Place, Colombo, Colombo 00300, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Price Range: $80 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 1
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“Choose a superior room as views are better”
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“I checked out the only other room and it looked lovely too - so either one is lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles whoha2010, 5 Mar 2013 | Read review
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