A beautiful colonial building in a prime location , in urgent need of restoration . The splendid drawing room and verandah are dark and gloomy , with dirty , dark drapes and cushions . The rooms are basic at best, old, dirty, uncomfortable mattresses and furniture , bathrooms are grubby and tired..Totally overpriced. The food is a farce : a... More
- Also Known As:
- Closenberg Hotel Galle
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Closenberg was built by Captain Bayley in 1860 on top of a peninsula overlooking Galle harbor and the Indian Ocean. Since 1889 it belongs to the Perera Abeyewardene family and is today preserved as a heritage hotel. Large spacious halls, long verandas adorned with antique furniture and terraced gardens are in keeping with Dutch architecture. High ceilings resting on tall round columns and large louvered Teak doors set in arched doorways permit the flow of cool air. Alongside an experience of Sri Lanka’s rich colonial past, we offer our guest a welcoming atmosphere, fine dining and an unparalleled view. ... more less
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