Galle Face Hotel

2 Galle road, Colombo 00300, Sri Lanka
+94 112 541 010

Cheapest
rate per night

8.9

Excellent
based on 1,195 reviews
Galle Face Hotel - Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Value for money

8.1

Distance to city centre

0.8 mi

Location rating

9.4

Nearest airport

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Distance to airport

18.2 mi

Rooms

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Double rooms

£145+

Bed type
Provider
Total stay + taxes & fees
Unknown
£145

Superior rooms

£110+

Bed type
Provider
Total stay + taxes & fees
Unknown
£110
Unknown
£115
Unknown
£118
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£130
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£131
Unknown
£140
Unknown
£141
Unknown
£149
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£149
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£149
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£149
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£149
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£150
Unknown
£154
Unknown
£160

Queen rooms

£424+

Bed type
Provider
Total stay + taxes & fees
Unknown
£424

Reviews

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Traveller rating

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  • Good
    Mar 2015
    7.7

    Class

    If you like "old world charm" this is the place. A genuine unique old building with character and trained attentive staff!

    Price! But that applies everywhere!!!!!!

  • Mediocre
    May 2020
    4.0

    We stayed for a wedding, it was a beautiful hotel, and the staff was pleasant and nice. The hotel had a nice feeling about it. It was very colonial. Nice squirrels running about.

    The rooms was so noisy in the mornings with staff. They would talk loud in the corridors and crash and bang the service equipment at 6-7am in the morning. We stayed for 4 or 5 nights with a large wedding group, and the whole group had the same comments about being woken up at 6-7am with cleaning in the corridors The corridors was noisy, and the sound travelled easily throughout the building. There was a lot of insects around the property

  • Good
    Apr 2020
    8.0

    The staff continued to be very helpful

    We was there during the virus so there was a very limited menu, nobody's fault

  • Okay
    Mar 2020
    6.0

    Colonial prestige hotel and excellent location. very comfortable and spacious room. good choice of food display. we loved the Sri Lankan hoppers. The best one in Town,

    For a 5 star hotel we expected more services from staff. The restaurant staffs were more keen in talking among themselves than serving and being polite with the guests. They were not friendly and no interaction with guests. Lack of training for a 5 star hotel staffs. Staffs at the bar, reception, beach bar, swimming pool and room service were excellent and prompt.

  • Okay
    Mar 2020
    6.0

    I last stayed at Galle Face in 2017 and very much enjoyed it as a very special place But this time it was very run down and lacking in facilities and service : not helped by 10% occupancy (or less) I had prepaid for 10 days and they were (eventually) happy to use that prepayment for an upgraded room for 5 nights

    Their website did not work to take a booking : their Front Desk was VERY confused : there used to be two good restaurants, but now there is one with a buffet and snack menu....and the buffet stopped on Day 3...even for breakfast They phoned me on the last day to shift me to a new room so that "cleaning" could happen : I refused The noisy Mambo restaurant did not have a table available for a guest....but then they did when I persisted

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About

Overview

Sri Lankas iconic historic hotel, the Galle Face Hotel, situated in the heart of Colombo along the seafront facing the famous Galle Face Green. No visit to Sri Lanka is complete without staying at this elegant historic award winning hotel built in 1864. It reflects the grandeur of a bygone era, yet offers modern comfort for todays traveller.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Air conditioning

8.9 Excellent

based on 1,195 reviews

9.0

Cleanliness

9.0

Comfort

9.1

Staff

8.1

Value for money

Check in

14:00

Check out

12:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Policies vary by room type and provider.

Amenities

Free Wi-Fi
Business centre
Car hire
Concierge service
Currency exchange on-site
Laundry facilities
Laundry service
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Room service
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hairdryer
Cable or satellite TV
Air-conditioned
24-hour front desk
Sauna
Fitness centre
Airport shuttle (surcharge)
Free parking
Private beach
Designated smoking area
Storage available
Non-smoking rooms available
Terrace/Patio
Towels
Lift
Massage
Library
Accessible by lift
Accessible parking
Adapter
Balcony
Bathtub
Body soap
Bottle of water
Breakfast in the room
Bridal suite
City view
Conditioner
Desk
Dining area
Dining table
Electric kettle
Executive lounge access
Family rooms
Fan
Flat-screen TV
Free toiletries
Fruits
Garden view
Hardwood or parquet floors
Interconnected room(s) available
Kid-friendly buffet
Newspapers
Outdoor furniture
Trouser press
Parking garage
Pool towels
Private bathroom
Safety deposit box
Saltwater pool
Sea view
Seating area
Secured parking
Shampoo
Shower
Shower cap
Slippers
Snack bar
Socket near the bed
Sofa
Sofa bed
Tea/coffee maker
Telephone
Toilet
Toilet paper
Toothbrush
Dustbins
Upper floors accessible by lift
Valet parking
VIP room facilities
Walk-in shower
Wardrobe or closet
Wine glasses
Wi-Fi available in all areas
Daily housekeeping
Fax/photocopying
Ironing service
Packed lunches
Shoeshine
Shops (on site)
Tour desk
Wake-up service
Evening entertainment
Bathrobe
Garden
Shuttle service (additional charge)
Safe
Babysitting/child care services (surcharge)
Free Internet
Pets not allowed
Free valet parking
Wedding services
Spa
Hot tub
Beauty salon
Express check out

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Location

Most popular landmarks

  • Galle Face Green 0.3 mi
  • Gangaramaya Temple 0.7 mi
  • Beira Lake 0.8 mi
  • Bank of Ceylon Tower 0.9 mi
  • Colombo World Trade Center 0.9 mi
  • Dutch Hospital 0.9 mi

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