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.

Deco On 44

44, Lighthouse Street | Galle Fort, Galle , Sri Lanka
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 1 more site!
Deco On 44
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Deco On 44
Write a Review

289 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    208
    67
    9
    3
    2
See reviews for
41
165
18
7
Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (81)
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (289)
  • Mar-May only
    (72)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (65)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (53)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (99)
All months
Inverness, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Three nice days here to complete our holiday. Galle is an oasis of peace from the awful coastal strip. Hotel staff were lovely. Our room beside the lovely pool was great. The decorative touch of fresh flower petals on freshly made beds was lovely. We didn't eat dinner here so nothing to say about food. Very nice dining rooms.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Newbury, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
29 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This art deco hotel is situated in a central location in Galle Fort. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The food in this hotel came highly recommended but we only had breakfast there, but that was very good and a lovely change for it not to be a buffet. We only stayed here for 2 nights but they did... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Perth, Australia
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our second stay at Deco on 44, the first being in 2012. WE were delighted to find that the hotel and staff are every bit as good as the first time. We were greeted by the Front desk supervisor, the manager and staff as family. We were surprised that they remembered us from 2012, this made us feel... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Bangalore
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Deco44 for three nights (16 to the 19 of jan 2015). it has everything that i would have expected in a small heritage hotel in a heritage location. Rooms and toilets are big and clean, staff is very friendly and we were very touched by the simple things the house keeping staff did to entertain my... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Adelaide, Australia
Top Contributor
206 reviews 206 reviews
32 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are booked in here for 4 nights & so far we are really impressed. The location is excellent. This area of Galle is beautiful. We did a cooking course today with the head chef Mendis, which was excellent. A tour of the local markets and then back to the hotel to cook and eat. My wife had a massage... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a big family of two adults with five kids but this hotel catered to us beautifully. Food was the BEST we ate in our many city stay in Sri lanka. Order some of the Sri lankan options on the menu. Chef did a cooking class for us that was inspiring and practical- visited local fish market as well.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Manama, Bahrain
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for a late lunch. Food was good [probably dint choose well] great colonial feel to the place. good attentive service. Classic Srilankan fare. Baked crab a must try. The chicken kalupol curry is a huge meal that comes with several accompanying condiments.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Manchester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
24 hotel reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Deco on 44 presents as the picture perfect Art Deco hotel; a small, perfectly manicured lawn and driveway out front, rising through the cool, airy veranda to a set of beautifully restored and maintained rooms inside, rich in period styling, detail and atmosphere. The hotel certainly doesn't lack visual charm. And its location, in the heart of Galle Fort's compact... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Zug, Switzerland
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
34 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During our trip trough Sri Lanka we stayed one night at this charming hotel. The staff was very friendly and helpful. They made us feel very welcome. The dinner at the hotel (we had a Sri Lankan black chicken) was delicious and well spiced. Be prepared if you eat there, the portions are quite big! The breakfast was huge and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
London, United Kingdom
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here Aug14 for a night as a base for exploring Galle. The location is second to non and in hot weather the pool is a real treat when the weather is hot. The rooms are large and well equipped - breakfast has various options too, tropical fruit with a choice of eggs.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Deco On 44? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Deco On 44

Address: 44, Lighthouse Street | Galle Fort, Galle , Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 7
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Agoda, Booking.com, TripOnline SA and Odigeo so you can book your Deco On 44 reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Galle
#5 Romantic Hotel in Galle
#9 Family Hotel in Galle

121 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (109)
Viewed
Dining (14)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (7)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (28)
Viewed
Room/suite (23)
Viewed
Bathroom (3)
Viewed
View from room (3)
Viewed
Other (31)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (12)
Viewed
Room/suite (4)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Other (3)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay