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Galle Face Hotel Colombo

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No. 2, Galle Road, Colombo Sri Lanka See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
5 Star accommodation
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All reviews galle face colonial hotel sea spray old world charm sri lanka old wing indian ocean wooden floors overlooking the ocean colonial style junior suite watching the sunset pool bar sea front breakfast buffet high tea under renovation
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Reviewed yesterday

You are left in no doubt that you are staying in a historical luxury hotel. To underline it there is a museum and in the evening the flag is lowered to a bagpipe. Staff epitomise SriLankan people's friendliness.

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank keith h
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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

Date of stay: August 2018
5  Thank k B
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 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights at the start of our visit to Sri Lanka, it was an excellent way to relax after a long flight. The hotel is spotlessly clean, the staff are pleasant, helpful and friendly. We were upgraded to a large, comfortable suite...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank thehomebakery
Reviewed 4 days ago

The moment you check-in you realise you are in a place which echoes the past. It sells itself on its grand heritage and numerous eminent celebrity guests and politicians who have favoured this place above others. The helpful staff help to ensure a relaxing stay,...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Michael B
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stayed at the Galle Face Hotel while entering and then exiting Sri Lanka. Amazing does not adequately describe the service and facilities at the hotel. Having made an error about our arrival on New Years Eve, the night staff found us a room, in...More

Date of stay: January 2019
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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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Business
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Romantic
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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
,
Business
,
Romantic
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
156
Price range
US$ 134 - US$ 319 (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
,
Business
,
Romantic
,
Luxury
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
156
Price range
US$ 134 - US$ 319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
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Dining (218)
Pool & Beach (218)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (45)
Family and Play Areas (10)
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rachaelOz
26 November 2018|
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Response from gallefacehotelcmb | Property representative |
Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you very much for considering Galle Face Hotel. We can indeed accommodate 2 adults and 2 children in our Premier Balcony room which also adds to the view. With regard to the Long Room, only adults... More
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RonandLin
29 October 2018|
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Response from Rogheathertrips | Reviewed this property |
Their breakfast buffet is one of the best .... great setting and ocean views too 😊
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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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Room Tips
"With some of sea view rooms the long bar and buffet food was included"
X5388XEkeithh
yesterday
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"Essentially, all rooms are ocean view, but some have balconies."
orders2016
4 days ago
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"Although the building was old, but everything was clean and nice."
sadeghjam
1 week ago
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"Try to get a room with a view over the ocean .. get breakfast included in the package"
ChrisQ223
2 weeks ago
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