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    Galle Face Hotel Colombo

    No. 2, Galle Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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    Overview
    • Excellent46%
    • Very good34%
    • Average12%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible3%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
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    Private Balcony
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    After many hours of travelling we arrived at the Galle Face Hotel and greeted warmly by the staff. We were shown our rooms and were instantly delighted. Comfortable bed, ample room and facilities to match. Upon awakening we went to breakfast and were stunned by...More

    Thank Chris C
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    Reviewed 7 May 2017

    What a great grand historical hotel. It sits right on the ocean with big open verandas to sit out on and gaze at the water with the sound of waves crashing. We were only here for one night but loved everything about the place. Our...More

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    Response from Deni D, General Manager at Galle Face Hotel ColomboResponded 12 May 2017

    Thank you for choosing The Galle Face Hotel for your most recent visit to Colombo and for taking the time to give us such a great review score! Reviews such as this really do help future guest's envision what an experience at the property promises....More

    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Top tip: Ask for a sea view room. I was originally shown to a room facing the busy main road but was immediately swapped to a lovely room overlooking the grounds and the ocean. The Galle Face is a beautiful hotel with excellent facilities and...More

    Thank ralphmalphshafran
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Had a great bargain and took the opportunity to stay in this heritage hotel that received many distinguished guests. It retained it's past grandeur with many artefacts on display and incorporated modern technology for the convenience of travellers today. All inclusive breakfast and afternoon tea...More

    Thank Yangeu
    Response from Deni D, General Manager at Galle Face Hotel ColomboResponded yesterday

    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. It's fantastic to hear that you enjoyed the vast range of experiences we offer here at The Galle Face Hotel,...More

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Sea views - good sized rooms - excellent service - good range of eating options looking out at ocean. Really couldn't fault it - a great place to spend a few days seeing the sights in Colombo and resting before heading off to travel around...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. The location is one of the stand out aspects of the property which is not just central to all the...More

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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$95 - US$341 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Hotel Style
    • #1 On the Beach Hotel in Colombo
    • #2 Spa Hotel in Colombo
    • #4 Luxury Hotel in Colombo
    • #7 Family Hotel in Colombo
    • #8 Business Hotel in Colombo
    • #8 Romantic Hotel in Colombo
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 158
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    • Location
    • Sri Lanka >
    • Western Province >
    • Colombo
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    Room & Suite (320)
    Pool & Beach (185)
    Dining (179)
    Hotel & Grounds (1331)
    Bathroom (85)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (42)
    Family and Play Areas (8)
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    dlaverick31
    23 July 2017|
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    Response from Deni D | Property representative |
    Hello! We do indeed provide all of the above. With regards to your concern mosquito's, we ensure to fumigate the property on a regular basis and have taken the required steps to ensure that our bedrooms are equipped with... More
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    geraghtycaroline
    12 July 2017|
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    Response from Deni D | Property representative |
    Hello, Apologies for the late response to your question. The Galle Face Hotel is based around 45 minutes drive away from the international airport. We do have an ironing board and iron at our room on request and day... More
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    NikNakRoyMac
    8 July 2017|
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    Response from Sproutie07 | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry, I'm unable to answer your question, but I would suggest US$20 per person would be a figure to expect. Enjoy your visit 😎🏝
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    "The rooms in the old wing retain their charm and comfort."
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