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Deco On 44

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Right from the moment you see the white building, you are in love! You enter and meet the loveliest people, always making sure you are comfortable, not leaving a chance to surprise you with their wonderful hospitality! The place is situated at the centre of the fort area, we took wonderful walks in the evening by the fort wall overlooking... More 

1 Thank Divvya R
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Last hotel of our honeymoon!! The staffs were very friendly. Breakfast was good and room amenities were perfect!!! Going to strongly recommend this hotel. They have a spa which was closed during our stay. Convenient location and very well maintained by the management.

2 Thank Imrul A
New Haven, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

We visited in March 2016. Our room was upgraded to a suite on the first floor. This is a quaint hotel built in the Art Deco style. The location is excellent as it is in the heart of Galle fort. Service is exemplary and staff is peasant and eager to impress. The jewellery store owner is a jovial man with... More 

1 Thank mihirind
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Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Charming Hotel in the heart of Galle Fort. Great for exploring Galle Fort. With only 7 rooms it offers a very personal service. Rooms a comfortable and charming. Great food at the restaurant with traditional food. Very friendly and helpful staff.

2 Thank WorldTraveller8000
Sofia, Bulgaria
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016

a nice boutique hotel in the Galle old Lifgt house part, just 200 m off the fort walls with clean and nice swimming pool, large room with large bathroom , and wi fi inside the room free, which is not so common in Sri lanka

1 Thank angel922
Nice, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 323 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

What a lovely relaxing pace to stay and you do feel part of their family. There are. numerous staff employed here for the 7 rooms and nothing was too much trouble for them. They helped my husband as soon as they saw him move in his wheelchair. Iflal was extremely kind to us and took us on a guided walk... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2016

We booked our stay in Galle late and were lucky to secure a room in this hotel. The hotel is in an old mansion house. Very special ambiente - we had a beautiful room with a large terrasse. There is an outdoor pool, which we made good use of as it was incredibly hot and humid during our stay in... More 

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Gurnee, Illinois
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Reviewed 7 May 2016

After staying at a larger, fancier hotel in Galle for one night as part of a group tour, I decided to spend a couple nights on my own at the Deco on 44 because of its location in the Galle Fort area. I stayed in the Triton room, which was located at the back of the hotel off of the... More 

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Potton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Where to start - as soon as we were picked up at the airport we were being looked after. The cash machines were not working but "no problem " for Prasanna our driver and all round good advisor. He took me to 2 banks on the way to hotel to help me get some cash out. As soon as we... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 30 April 2016

After staying in many larger hotels we really enjoyed this quaint small hotel. We got upgraded to a suite and stayed in "sun room". Had a lovely balcony that overlooked the road- but it was very hot so we didn't use it for long. Pool was also nice- particularly after a very hot day exploring.

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Cuisines: European, Asian, Sri Lankan, Fusion
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled within the historic Galle Fort in the south of Sri Lanka, Deco on 44 offers you the finest luxury accommodation within this unique, historic, UNESCO World Heritage Site. Originally built in the 1930’s by a wealthy gem merchant, Deco on 44 has been renovated and decorated keeping in mind the art deco theme of its original architects. We are Sri Lanka’s only art deco hotel and we welcome you to relax in our beautiful rooms and enjoy our scrumptious cuisine and personalized service that truly is a taste of paradise. The hotel contains 3 large suites(2 with private balconies, 1 with a sitting room), 1 Junior Suite on the upper floor and 3 Deluxe Rooms overlooking the fantastic swimming pool. Tours from the hotel can be arranged for a variety of activities including Whale watching. Enjoy the Galle Fort from one of its finest hotels. We await to welcome you. ... more   less 

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Address: 44, Lighthouse Street | Galle Fort, Galle, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range: $174 - $419 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Deco On 44 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Our room by the pool was quiet”
 of 5 bubbles HookedOnTravel255103, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the ground floor facing the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles indusman248, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Double Decor Rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Prasanya, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“By the pool courtyard”
 of 5 bubbles facet, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Do not stay in one of the rooms by the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles lesleys71, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
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