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Deco On 44

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44, Lighthouse Street | Galle Fort, Galle , Sri Lanka
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  • 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful old building in the heart of the old fort. Great pool and courtyard, perfect for a lazy afternoon. The room was huge with a large bathroom and huge bed. Breakfast was great, with plenty of options. Staff are very friendly and do what they can to assist.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food, friendly attentive staff. Rooms are large and airy but rather plain and lacking any warmth. Also the curtains are very thin and early morning daylight streams through which is great if you are an early riser but not so good if you fancy a lay in! I really wanted to give a higher rating but couldn't based on... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at Deco on 44 last year and enjoyed it so much I booked the cooking class fro my family when we visited the galle fort for the day on our most recent trip. The cooking class is just excellent, so much fun and chef sugath is a wonderful teacher. We got to eat the meal we prepared for... More 

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lisbon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great stay. Loved the professional service and impeccable facilities. Very good and spacious rooms, bed and one of the best bathrooms I saw in all Sri Lanka. Incredible shower! Felt really good after a long journey traveling. Same about the pool. Feels wonderful to escape the torrid hot days. Service was great. Very professional and friendly. This hotel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just coming to the end of our 13 night stay and think the hotel and the staff are great. The hotel is quite unique and very well positioned within Galle fort. The food is also lovely, with very generous portions. Plenty of non residents seem to seek it out to dine of an evening. The pool is a very welcome... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room, the staff, the food (the fruit at breakfast was unbelievable, you will never have a riper mango in your life), the pool, the location and the excursions were all fantastic. Millions of little touches to make your stay absolutely perfect. I cannot recommend this hotel enough!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Welcoming, lovely building and room, really nice pool. Extensive breakfast menu and food was really good. The staff went out of their way to say hello and make you feel welcome. They also gave us a map of the fort and directed us on where to see the sunset. Perfect location within the fort, highly recommend.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A former colonial house Deco on 44 retains much of its original feel. The staff were excellent - very welcoming and helpful. As it was the end of the season we were the only guests on the last night and felt as though we were in our own private mansion. The meals were some of the best we enjoyed in... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Ended our 2 week holiday in Sri Lanka with 1 night in this fantastic hotel. We were a family of 5 so took the Sun & Moon rooms, which were large and nicely decorated (as were the common areas) and had the benefit of outside terraces, plenty of hot water, breakfast was excellent, perfect location on Lighthouse Street and staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I thought I would try something new and I've heard this place did very good devil pawns, they could have been a big more spicier for my tastebuds but never less the service was very good very tentative polite I have no problem recommending this place. Thumbs up I will be going again.

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