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Deco On 44

44, Lighthouse Street | Galle Fort, Galle , Sri Lanka
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My family had dinner here last week during our weekend visit to Galle and it was really awesome.First of all the manager came to say hello and welcome us which was super hospitable,the staff were so warm and friendly, smiled a lot and came around from time to time as we ate to know if the food was okay or... More

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Forth, Tasmania, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great rooms, lovely pool, excellent service, and fantastic food. Provided hotel car for me to get business meetings in region. Excellent internet connection. Location in old fort also makes it a relaxing place to stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and myself were very very lucky to find this amazing boutique in a little piece of paradise in an amazing part of town. After spending 2 nites in Cololmbo, my first experience of Sri Lanka people, were unfriendly. As soon as we arrived in my little piece of paradise, my opinion changed. The staff here, are SO SO... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely arte deco hotel, converted from a former mansion. Only about 10 rooms or so. Location is superb, right in the centre of old Galle and the Fort area. Nothing is more than a few paces away. We had a large room on the first floor, (the star room) which was spacious and airy with a high... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came here for the restaurant so cannot comment on the hotel. I had it recommended to me by the guest house I am staying at. I am currently writing this on the free wifi - offered as soon as it was seen I was looking at my phone. I had the seared pepper yellow tuna on grilled vegetables and... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed 3 nights in the Sun suite and thoroughly enjoyed it. The staff were friendly and the service outstanding. The location is great for wandering around the town. The chef produced excellent breakfasts with French Toast and honey, fresh squeezed juices and local Sri Lanka style. Dinner was also good and we ended up eating there all three nights.

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Classy little boutique hotel in a restored mansion, this is the perfect stay to explore the quaint fort area of Galle. This hotel is stylish and tastefully appointed, providing heaps of character and charm without forgoing the necessities. The pool area is a little oasis of peace and, as we were a small group travelling together, the rooms around the... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the best hotels I hv been to !!! Better than 5 star in terms of service and food n attentiveness. They simply go out of their way to make u feel good. Location is very strategic n easy. Safe to come back in late night, etc. the rooms need a bit of fixing but then again it will... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just went for dinner to Deco and didn't stay there so no idea about the hotel part of it but the food is quite good. We wanted something healthy and a change from the SL food options, so tried them. Perfectly seasoned tuna fillets for me and my husband enjoyed the prawns. Extensive menu so loads of choices. Prices... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a boutique hotel with loads of staff. The chef especially cooked a Sri Lankan banquet dinner for our group and there was no shortage of good tasty food for a very small charge. This is a great place to stay and we will definitely go again.

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Address: 44, Lighthouse Street | Galle Fort, Galle , Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
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#3 Business Hotel in Galle #4 Romantic Hotel in Galle #8 Family Hotel in Galle
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled within the historic Galle Fort in the south of Sri Lanka, Deco on 44 offers you the finest luxury accommodation within this unique, historic, UNESCO World Heritage Site. Originally built in the 1930’s by a wealthy gem merchant, Deco on 44 has been renovated and decorated keeping in mind the art deco theme of its original architects. We are Sri Lanka’s only art deco hotel and we welcome you to relax in our beautiful rooms and enjoy our scrumptious cuisine and personalized service that truly is a taste of paradise. The hotel contains 3 large suites(2 with private balconies, 1 with a sitting room), 1 Junior Suite on the upper floor and 3 Deluxe Rooms overlooking the fantastic swimming pool. Tours from the hotel can be arranged for a variety of activities including Whale watching. Enjoy the Galle Fort from one of its finest hotels. We await to welcome you. ... more   less 
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