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Galle Face Hotel Colombo

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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday

Four of us had a latish breakfast on the veranda of this wonderful hotel . It is one of the very best hotels in Asia and has been refurbished carefully in recent times . The veranda is perhaps the best place of all to sit...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

What a gracious old hotel! Everything about this establishment is old world charm and professional service. Colorful uniforms, friendly smiles and greetings from everyone. Sea views from many parts of the hotel and the ever present sound of the surf crashing on the sea wall...More

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Response from Deni D, General Manager at Galle Face Hotel ColomboResponded 1 May 2018

Thank you ever so much for choosing The Galle Face Hotel for you stay in Colombo and taking the time to write back to us. As you quite rightly mentioned, the hotel is indeed located in the heart of the city which inevitability means that...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

This was our final night in Sri Lanka before our long flight home. At first glance the hotel was awe-inspiring, but the staff could not have been more welcoming or helpful. Our upgraded room was beautiful, with fabulous views from two sides. The room certainly...More

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Response from Deni D, General Manager at Galle Face Hotel ColomboResponded 2 days ago

Thank you ever so much for taking the time to write back to us with regards to your recent stay at The Galle Face Hotel, and of course for the perfect review score. We are so pleased to learn that our front office team was...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We stayed for one night after arriving in Colombo. We were welcomed with a refreshing drink and sweets, check in was quick and efficient. We booked two rooms and were given an upgrade on one, which was huge with a Jacuzzi bath, although the room...More

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Response from Deni D, General Manager at Galle Face Hotel ColomboResponded 2 days ago

Many thanks for choosing to stay at The Galle Face Hotel and moreover for taking the time to write back to us with regards to your experience. We are pleased to hear that one of your rooms was upgraded to one of our plush junior...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Great breakfast. Room is a bit old and needs upgrade! However, the sea view is fantastic. Sitting next to the beach and having a drink by the pool is truly enjoyable. Do need to book in advance, can be expensive.More

Thank TitanWorks
Response from Deni D, General Manager at Galle Face Hotel ColomboResponded 2 days ago

Very many thanks for taking the time to write back to us with regards to your recent experience at The Galle Face Hotel. We agree with you that the location we are blessed with is one of the stand out aspects of the property and...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room Service
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$ 150 - US$ 289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Colombo
#5 Family Hotel in Colombo
#6 Spa Hotel in Colombo
#8 Luxury Hotel in Colombo
#8 Business Hotel in Colombo
#8 Romantic Hotel in Colombo
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Details
Price range
US$ 150 - US$ 289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Colombo
#5 Family Hotel in Colombo
#6 Spa Hotel in Colombo
#8 Luxury Hotel in Colombo
#8 Business Hotel in Colombo
#8 Romantic Hotel in Colombo
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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GlasgowFiona27
10 February 2018|
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Response from Deirdre980 | Reviewed this property |
The spa is expensive go to spa Ceylon instead it’s near the hotel
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aloume
26 January 2018|
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Response from Deni D | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for writing to us. Our afternoon tea is priced at Rs. 1,864 nett. Yours Sincerely, Deni Ohlsen-Dukic
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EssexPolly
18 January 2018|
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Response from Deni D | Property representative |
Hello! Thank you for reaching out to us. When booking your stay at one of our Premier, Junior or Heritage suites you will be granted access to the long room, our executive lounge which serves complimentary breakfast and... More
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"I've stayed twice here - but some time ago. The old wing rooms were the best then , lovely big rooms with..."
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"4th floor.Well-appointed, very comfortable, far-reaching views out to sea and towards the harbour overlooking..."
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"room with ocean view is best"
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"rooms in the new wing are better and away from the water front are less damp"
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