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Deco On 44

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Fantastic boutique hotel. Great staff, good food, fab rooms (we stayed in two suites). Very relaxing place in the centre of Galle Fort. Our favourite hotel of our trip to Sri Lanka. We would return without hesitation.

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1Thank PeterW63
Reviewed 14 December 2015

Very nice hotel in a great location and attentive staff. Great base to explore Galle and surroundings, walking distance to all major restaurants, shops, museum etc.. It is a short (15-20 minutes) drive by tuk tuk to the nearest beaches, but I would definitely recommend staying in style in the fort area and drive to day-time activities over the other...

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Reviewed 11 December 2015

We stayed here for one night. Rooms are a little bit worn down, but still overall very nice. We also got an upgrade which was really kind. Hotel is right in the heart of Galle from where basically everything is within 10min walking distance (wellness, shopping, lighthouse, restaurants/cafés). Breakfast was quite yummy.

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1Thank Martin B
New Haven, Connecticut
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

Visited August '14. Excellent small hotel in the middle of the Galle Fort. Historic area and very close to all the tourist attractions. We stayed in the junior suite and everything was perfect. Staff is helpful and courteous. Food is delicious especially their special burger!

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2Thank mihirind
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 4 December 2015

If you want to relax in a place in the Fort and have a home like feeling, Deco on 44 is the place. Very hospitable staff and in close proximity to all places. Don't wanna say much, please visit to feel it.

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3Thank sanjaykathuria
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 December 2015

This place is terrific! I think it might be the only Art Deco building in Galle, or maybe in all of Sri Lanka, and it's a charming way to step back into time. The room was enormous, right off the pool, and well-appointed with period detail. The turndown service might have been the most clever I've ever seen done with...

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2Thank Terry D
Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

Very comfortable room - clean, comfortable and cool. Great service with a smile. Convenient location allowing easy exploration of Galle Fort by comfortable meanderings. Small but lazy pool for that afternoon dip. And had place to park my car.

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1Thank Sanjeev J
Earth
Reviewed 28 November 2015

family friendly, old school style white mansion with lavish interiors, centrally located with (alcohol free) bars and food and the ocean in walking distance, highly recommend. galle fort is good for a one nite stay max

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2Thank krazikai
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 25 November 2015

Wonderful small boutique hotel Staff attentive; room beautiful opening on to refreshing pool and food especially breakfast 5 star quality a stay must in Galle It was also in a central position and I really recommend this little oasis in the fortress

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3Thank Morel11
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

Ideally located in the center of the fort this art deco jewel is the perfect start for your stay in Galle. The rooms are well appointed with yummy cold air conditioning, satellite TV, spacious bathrooms and a lovely plunging pool. The staff are a joy! They are quiet and attentive and nothing is too much trouble.

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Deco on 44
Deco on 44
Cuisines: Seafood, 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 

Additional Information about Deco On 44

Address: 44, Lighthouse Street | Galle Fort, Galle, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range: $201 - $313 (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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“Junior suites are worth considering”
 of 5 bubbles 611sunseekers, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Book a room by the swimming pool”
 of 5 bubbles Pablo17, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“ground floor room by the pool”
 of 5 bubbles S8704DOandrewh, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms seem quiet and peaceful, the place is solid and I would not worry about whic to get for.”
 of 5 bubbles robmacp62, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you want peace and quiet and to feel the most sense of privacy when you are in your room, take one of the suites on the upper floor.”
 of 5 bubbles beninua, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
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