I must say, after a very bad start with them, where they didnt have the rooms for us, when we reached, everything was better.
The location is excellent, the service is decent, so are the rooms.
However, when i visited, the hotel was under renovation, thus only a part of it was accessible.
Food isnt that great, would recommend walking down to the other hotels close by for that.
Though they have it is a novelty, the salt water pool, just wasnt for me.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- 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 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. ... more less
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