We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Galadari Hotel

64 Lotus Road, Colombo 10732, Sri Lanka
Hotel amenities
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 8 more sites!
Galadari Hotel
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Galadari Hotel
Add Photo Write a Review

504 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Traveler rating
    87
    204
    112
    62
    39
See reviews for
88
104
32
157
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (148)
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (504)
  • Mar-May only
    (133)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (122)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (119)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (130)
All months
Pune, India
Level Contributor
17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had stayed in this hotel during a business trip. Hotel's location is excellent with sea at walking distance. Staff was quite friendly and courteous. There are lot of hang out places around and nice walk on seashore line in the night.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Oslo, Norway
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not value for money.The rooms and pool area is horrible.Dirty and not maintained for many years.Smells like tobacco in the rooms.Wall to wall carpet in the rooms that are at least 25 years old... The reception and resturant area is better. The staff is exelent.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers are raving about these Colombo hotels

Beirut, Lebanon
Level Contributor
16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at Galadari Hotel for one night and it was pretty good. The hotel is located in a strategic place, just at the heart of the business district in Colombo, and just in front of the Indian Ocean. Our room on the tenth floor was clean and had a lovely sea view. at night we enjoyed... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sri Lanka
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

for a busy weekend,we chechked in to Galdari,One of the nicest City hotel in Sri Lanka as a day use room.We were welcomed nicely and treated well.Denom in reception took care of us and led us to room.We checked into well standard two rooms and the service is amazing.Everything was provided and we enjoyed the stay.Check out took sometime,but still... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

On business trips to Colombo I always stay at this hotel. Located next to the beach walkway and jogging track and near a few good restaurants is pretty convenient. The gym is good as well and can be handy on rainy days. Prices are reasonable. Don't forget to ask for Internet to be included while booking otherwise extra payment will... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Marlborough
Level Contributor
80 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was clearly once a great hotel - location is fantastic, the lobby lulls you into a sense of luxury, and the rooms are a step back in time. Musty and tired come to mind. Functional and reasonably quiet. Glad we only had one night. The buffet meals were reasonable, selection ok, but just not quite there. Staff lovely.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level Contributor
12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for one night. The hotel lobby is grand with marble floors and wood paneling. However, the minute we stepped out of the lift on the 5th floor the distinct smell of old carpet hits you in the face. the rooms smell a bit better. Old furniture in the rooms, decent beds, shower could use some work. No... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Coimbatore
Level Contributor
9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was here with my friends in March 2015 The hotel is centrally located. Slightly old but well maintained The rooms are huge with a nice view of the beach and the Parliment You can stay here if u need a hotel with a budget in mind ... The spa is average .. Breakfast is ok !

Was this review helpful? Yes
Somewhere, NJ
Level Contributor
13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would say this is not a 5 star hotel as advertised, but the hotel overall was a good experience. The staff were very friendly, breakfast was plentiful and many options, my late night room service was good. The hotel rooms definitely needs updating in the bathroom. Overall an enjoyable stay, nice view, and clean.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Colombo, Sri Lanka
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently visited Colombo and one noon we were at Galadari. It was Monday, food is great with nice bar..although its old hotel but interior is good..pool is on nice location and had superior view & the staff was very nice, polite and helpful.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

223 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (193)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (40)
Viewed
Room/suite (51)
Viewed
View from room (32)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (8)
Viewed
Dining (10)
Viewed
Bathroom (9)
Viewed
Other (43)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (30)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (3)
Viewed
Room/suite (9)
Viewed
Dining (8)
Viewed
Business center/function rooms (3)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (3)
Viewed
Other (4)
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Colombo hotels
0.1 mi away
The Kingsbury
The Kingsbury
#13 of 39 in Colombo
4.0 of 5 stars 823 reviews
0.1 mi away
Hilton Colombo
Hilton Colombo
#12 of 39 in Colombo
4.0 of 5 stars 1,234 reviews
0.7 mi away
Taj Samudra Colombo
Taj Samudra Colombo
#7 of 39 in Colombo
4.0 of 5 stars 1,096 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.8 mi away
Ramada Colombo
Ramada Colombo
#16 of 39 in Colombo
4.0 of 5 stars 95 reviews
0.5 mi away
Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo
0.4 mi away
Grand Oriental Hotel
Grand Oriental Hotel
#28 of 39 in Colombo
3.0 of 5 stars 323 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check In Check Out Check Out
Price Your Stay