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Galle Face Hotel Colombo

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No. 2, Galle Road, Colombo Sri Lanka See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
5 Star accommodation
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Special Offer: 40% Junior Suite Savings
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Indeed, it is as it is proudly displayed in the lobby! And what a reminder of the greatness of the hotels of times gone by! Individuality, beauty, charm and a service conveying genuine respect for the visitor combined with dignity and understandable pride. The moment...More

Thank Bella51
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

This hotel is significant not only for its location but also its place in history. The museum will boast of Prince Philip's car and also a listing of renewed personalities around the world who have walked and stayed inside its walls. I visited to attend...More

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Response from Team_GFH, Guest Relations at Galle Face Hotel ColomboResponded 5 September 2018

Thank you every so much for taking the timeout to give us such a delightful review from your recent stay at The Galle Face Hotel. We love hearing back from our guests as it gives us great insight into how we are doing as a...More

Reviewed yesterday

We arrived very late at night and were delighted to discover we had been upgraded to the Ceylon Suite. It was huge and full of old world charm with fantastic views from three windows to the sea and onto to the Galle Face Green. The...More

Thank Jenny G
Reviewed 4 days ago

A wonderful hotel that offers an experience of colonial history with a dash of elegance and comfort. Comfortable and clean rooms, polished surroundings and an extremely enjoyable cocktail terrace and whiskey bar should guarantee an enjoyable stay. The breakfast array was also very impressive. Great...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The hotel gave us the wrong room at check in. When we pointed this out, they switched us to the junior suite that we booked but the room was filled with termites on the walls, windows, furniture, and blankets. We told them about the termites...More

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Description
Presented proudly as Sri Lanka's iconic and historic hotel, Galle Face Hotel is located in heart of Colombo City, along the seafront and facing the famous Galle Face Green.The hotel has 158 well-appointed rooms and More suites, with some offering excellent views across the Indian ocean and the fascinating view of evening sunset.There are three restaurants, a gym, spa and unique saltwater swimming pool, overlooking the seafront. Guests here will be convenient as the hotel offers close access to many of the business district,historic cultural sites and landmarks in Colombo, as well nearby shopping. The hotel is a 45-60min journey from the airport.Guests seeking a glimpse of Colombo's history will enjoy the charm of The Galle Face Hotel with its unique, unaltered setting since 1864. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair Access
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
On the Beach
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Family
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Spa
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Romantic
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Business
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Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
On the Beach
,
Family
,
Spa
,
Romantic
,
Business
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
156
Price range
US$ 147 - US$ 278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Hotel Style
On the Beach
,
Family
,
Spa
,
Romantic
,
Business
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
156
Price range
US$ 147 - US$ 278 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
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Traveller (2,637)
Room & Suite (466)
Pool & Beach (215)
Dining (210)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (44)
Family and Play Areas (10)
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lesley976
18 October 2018|
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Response from 257Trinah | Reviewed this property |
Our superior rooms all had a degree of ocean views
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DebbieKaren
6 October 2018|
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Response from Team_GFH | Property representative |
Hello Debbie, We serve breakfast at 6 am daily. We look forward to seeing you soon! Kind Regards, The GFH Social
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Borobird68
26 September 2018|
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Response from Team_GFH | Property representative |
Hello! Yes, we do indeed :)
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Room Tips
"We stayed in the Junior Suite on the third floor. An amazing space, close to the pool, dinning, and Veranda. "
lukeykew
5 days ago
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"Want to be facing the sea."
CVT100
6 days ago
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"Sea side is the best option"
Ricco999
1 week ago
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"Rooms with sea view!"
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