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Galle Face Hotel Colombo

4.0 of 5 No. 2, Galle Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Adelaide, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars NEW

We stayed here for 2 nights prior to flying home. The hotel is a classic and well planned out. The cocktail courtyard is beautiful however the service was slow. The hotel is in a central location. Easy to find and offers a great breakfast with fairly good proper coffee.

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moscow, russia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very nice hotel with history, we very upgraded to the suite because of the renovation of one of the hotel wings. The room was perfect with a big jacuzzi in the middle -very funny. But the ceiling fan in the WC fell out when my husband opened the door. Fortunately its wire was short ehough, so my husband was not... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were lucky to get an upgrade because of the popes visit. The rooms well appointed & large, fantastic breakfast, a wide variety of choices from local fare to western options. Staff were outstanding, very helpful. Unfortunately the renovations were noisy & disruptive.

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CarlosS88, Manager at Galle Face Hotel Colombo, responded to this review

I would like to thank you for choosing to stay with Galle Face Hotel during your recent visit to Colombo and for sharing your appreciation with us. We are delighted to learn that you had an excellent stay with us and particularly value our hotel. Your comments on the service provided by our staff are most gratifying and will be... More 

Perth, Australia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
64 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I booked our two stays at the Galle Face Hotel direct through the hotel website rather than a booking site. I did this as we had a late night arrival after a long flight and wanted a hotel car to pick us up from the airport and deliver us direct. Through email contact with the concierge I was easily able... More 

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CarlosS88, Manager at Galle Face Hotel Colombo, responded to this review

I would like to thank you for choosing to stay with Galle Face Hotel during your recent visit to Colombo and for sharing your appreciation with us. We are delighted to learn that you had an excellent stay with us and particularly value our hotel. Your comments on the service provided by our staff are most gratifying and will be... More 

Dongguan, China
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156 reviews 156 reviews
32 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Half the hotel is under renovation, but this did not affect our experience. The staff was uniformly pleasant and helpful, service in the restaurant was attentive, our room was large and in very good condition. We sprang for an ocean view with a balcony and enjoyed the elbow room and spa tub. Be aware that rooms of this type are... More 

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CarlosS88, Manager at Galle Face Hotel Colombo, responded to this review

I would like to thank you for choosing to stay with Galle Face Hotel during your recent visit to Colombo and for sharing your appreciation with us. We are delighted to learn that you had an excellent stay with us and particularly value our hotel. Your comments on the service provided by our staff are most gratifying and will be... More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ended our 20 day vacation on Sri Lanka with 2 days at the Galle Face Hotel. It was a nice treat as the staff was very nice and service minded. Bothe the rooms and the breakfast buffet is good quality. The pool area with the sea view is really good as well... If you are fond of animals you... More 

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CarlosS88, Manager at Galle Face Hotel Colombo, responded to this review

I would like to thank you for choosing to stay with Galle Face Hotel during your recent visit to Colombo and for sharing your appreciation with us. We are delighted to learn that you had an excellent stay with us and particularly value our hotel. Your comments on the service provided by our staff are most gratifying and will be... More 

Seattle
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The new wing will be finished in several weeks, but it did not detract from this splendid SE Asian classic. The overall experience is excellent - food, service, rooms, etc. There is a new crop of faux marble and fern bar hotels coming up nearby to cater to the business traveller with all the modcons. But there is something historic... More 

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CarlosS88, Manager at Galle Face Hotel Colombo, responded to this review

I would like to thank you for choosing to stay with Galle Face Hotel during your recent visit to Colombo and for sharing your appreciation with us. We are delighted to learn that you had an excellent stay with us and particularly value our hotel. Your comments on the service provided by our staff are most gratifying and will be... More 

upstate NY
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We landed in Colombo after an interminably long flight from NY and went directly to the Galle Face. The welcome was warm and our room was lovely and well appointed. The staff could not have been more pleasant and helpful and their breakfast was memorable. The hotel is a classic.

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CarlosS88, Manager at Galle Face Hotel Colombo, responded to this review

I would like to thank you for choosing to stay with Galle Face Hotel during your recent visit to Colombo and for sharing your appreciation with us. We are delighted to learn that you had an excellent stay with us and particularly value our hotel. Your comments on the service provided by our staff are most gratifying and will be... More 

Beijing, China
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful place...breakfast had to be one of the best breakfasts in the world...anything you could have wanted wonderfully prepared by a friendly staff -- all top quality and delicious! Rooms was colonial in style, clean, and pleasant. Air-con worked a treat. Pool and bar areas simply charming, clean, and wonderful. A great place to stay for a few... More 

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CarlosS88, Manager at Galle Face Hotel Colombo, responded to this review

I would like to thank you for choosing to stay with Galle Face Hotel during your recent visit to Colombo and for sharing your appreciation with us. We are delighted to learn that you had an excellent stay with us and particularly value our hotel. Your comments on the service provided by our staff are most gratifying and will be... More 

Derby England
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129 reviews 129 reviews
58 hotel reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though the Galle Face is in the middle of renovations, you get the feel of a wonderful, traditional, grand hotel steeped in history. We checked it out a couple of years ago and said we'd stay here when we came back to Sri Lanka. Yes, our room was quite small with no view but we were only here for... More 

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CarlosS88, Manager at Galle Face Hotel Colombo, responded to this review

I would like to thank you for choosing to stay with Galle Face Hotel during your recent visit to Colombo and for sharing your appreciation with us. We are delighted to learn that you had an excellent stay with us and particularly value our hotel. Your comments on the service provided by our staff are most gratifying and will be... More 

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Address: No. 2, Galle Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Colombo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Galle Face Hotel Colombo 4*
Number of rooms: 82
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