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Galle Face Hotel Colombo

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No. 2, Galle Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed for 4 nights and ran a training course at this hotel. I had noted in advance from TripAdvisor that renovations were going on and had requested online a room away from that side of the hotel and an ocean view. Friendly reception we I arrived and was placed in a room away from noise but with no view... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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27 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I spent two nights at the Galle Face on B&B basis. They very kindly gave us a free upgrade to a Superior room. Location: terrific, right on the Galle Face overlooking the Indian Ocean, around 30 minutes walk from the World Trade Centre and the Dutch Hospital. Plenty of shops in the immediate vicinity. Hotel Interior: This... More 

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brighton
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here on our first night in Sri lanka after a long flight , they sent a car to pick us up which was wonderful and made life so much easier. We had a standard room which was fine, it had all the luxurious touches and was beautifully finished but was small with no view which is what we... 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 The 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... More 

Denpasar, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A truely wonderful stay at Galle Face in Colombo. Well trained staff didnt miss a beat, they were there to meet any need. Stunning interiors, spacious rooms, delicious cuisine. This will be our home away from home when we come again to Columbo.

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

We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to give us your feedback through Tripadvisor. 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 shared with the whole team. We thank you very much for your patronage... More 

JERUSALEM
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

me and my sister stayed there on September 2010. It was great, we actually didn't go out of the hotel property (almost). We stayed 1.5 day due to our flight time. At the beginning the room was not ready on time, however we were compensated to a bigger room which was wonderful. Breakfast and dinner were lovely and I recall... More 

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

We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to give us your feedback through Tripadvisor. 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 shared with the whole team. We thank you very much for your patronage... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and two friends recently stayed at the Galle Face and it has to be in the top 5 of the hundreds of Hotels I've stayed in around the world. Impeccably clean, attentive staff (especially Imran who runs the outside bar). When our flight out of Colombo was cancelled and we were told the only option was a flight 3... 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 The Galle Face Hotel during your recent visit to Colombo and for sharing your appreciation with us. Indeed, we have made a considerable effort in staff customer service training and I'm pleased to see that our team members go the extra mile for our guests. We are delighted to... More 

North Wales
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great place to stay, great service, very high standards. We stayed for 5 days at this wonderful old hotel and loved every day. Although renovations were being carried out, disruption was to a minimum. Very little noise and in fact we didn't really notice any work going on. The breakfast was excellent and the service can not be... More 

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

We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to give us your feedback through Tripadvisor. 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 shared with the whole team. We thank you very much for your patronage... More 

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42 reviews 42 reviews
17 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for a week and it was fantastic. The hotel was being renovated but it didn't impact our stay, just made us want to come back to see what it is like when it's finished! The hotel is like staying in a gorgeous time capsule. Everything is elegant and in keeping with the hotel. We had a warm... 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 The 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... More 

Fareham
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we recently stayed at this hotel for two nights, but wished we had had more time to spend here. It is a gorgeous old colonial style hotel, currently undergoing renovation work, and we think that once it's finished it will be truly stunning! Our room was huge with very large beds and beautiful wooden floors. The staff was extremely helpful,... More 

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

We sincerely appreciate you taking the time to give us your feedback through Tripadvisor. 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 shared with the whole team. We thank you very much for your patronage... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The sea fronted room is the nicest room we stayed in on our three week Sri Lankan honeymoon. The room is light and airy, right on the oceans edge, has an enormous spa and lovely amenities, and a huge and comfortable bed. The service was impeccable and the food lovely. Sun set drinks overlooking the Indian Ocean was the cherry... 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 The 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... More 

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