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Galle Face Hotel Colombo

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
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Reviewed yesterday

If you want a hotel with character and old world charm, but one that still makes you feel like royalty, this is your place. We absolutely loved our stay here. The staff is amazing, smiles everywhere, the service is top-notch, and the food is superb....More

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Reviewed 29 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 2 days ago via mobile

My favourite hotel in Colombo ! Raffles of Sri Lanka ! I have stayed here many times , recently noticed that price per night has gone up significantly !! To reflect this there has not been any improvement in the services ! Can get busy...More

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Response from Team_GFH, Guest Relations at Galle Face Hotel ColomboResponded today

Thank you for returning to The Galle Face Hotel and of course for taking the timeout to share with us your thoughts. To be likened to The Raffles is truly a lovely sentiment, as it is the highest of standards we aim to achieve as...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

We booked the Galle Face hotel for the last night of our trip to Sri Lanka. We splashed out on a junior suite to make our last night special. We were in fact upgraded to a bigger suite which was very nice. The hotel decor...More

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Response from Team_GFH, Guest Relations at Galle Face Hotel ColomboResponded today

Thank you ever so much for taking the time to review your recent stay at the Galle Face Hotel and taking the time to give us your honest and sincere thoughts. We value all our guest feedback even if it does leave some room for...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a great week here while attending our special jw.org convention, visiting from the US. The staff, food, view, spa, cleanliness, and service all made this a 5 star experience. Great attention to detail by the friendly staff.More

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Response from Team_GFH, Guest Relations at Galle Face Hotel ColomboResponded 2 days ago

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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
Wheelchair access
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$153 - US$304 (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 Romantic Hotel in Colombo
#8 Business Hotel in Colombo
#8 Luxury Hotel in Colombo
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Details
Price range
US$153 - US$304 (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 Romantic Hotel in Colombo
#8 Business Hotel in Colombo
#8 Luxury Hotel in Colombo
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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map33
15 July 2018|
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Response from Victoria H | Reviewed this property |
We did the happy hour but not the "Long Lounge" special. The drinks were great, as was the food.
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map33
15 July 2018|
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Response from Sarit64 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is. And it’s best in the night when the waves splash by close and you can hear the sound of the sea and the breeze caresses your cheeks. Go for it! Awesome food by the candlelight at an awesome place.
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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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