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Galle Face Hotel Colombo

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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday

Thanks to management and staff for all your help and support for our recent workshop. We spent a week in the hotel and had a successful meeting. I would like to specifically mention Fernando - Room Attendant - who helped out while I was working...More

Thank Noel S
Hotel's Favorite
Reviewed April 29, 2018

What a gracious old hotel! Everything about this establishment is old world charm and professional service. Colorful uniforms, friendly smiles and greetings from everyone. Sea views from many parts of the hotel and the ever present sound of the surf crashing on the sea wall...More

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Response from Deni D, General Manager at Galle Face Hotel ColomboResponded May 1, 2018

Thank you ever so much for choosing The Galle Face Hotel for you stay in Colombo and taking the time to write back to us. As you quite rightly mentioned, the hotel is indeed located in the heart of the city which inevitability means that...More

Reviewed yesterday

Nothing special except for their breakfast. Great breakfast and do spend time on their poolside bar. Nice sea to watch and relax while you sip your drink. Seafood restaurant was really good. Very fresh and very good service.

Thank AlexBryanKat
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I am currently in the hotel with my wife. My company made the booking for me for 10 nights. We were both welcomed on arrival shown the hotel and told our booking included breakfast and complimentary dinner in the buffet resteraunt. On the second day...More

Thank CarlC4
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Galle Face is a beautiful Colonial Stile Hotel facing the Indian Ocean. It’s a Hotel since 1864 but the building is much older and has a lot of history! If you like this type of hotels like the Raffles in Singapore or the Eastern&Oreintal...More

Thank Peter K
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Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Business Center with Internet Access
Room Service
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
$150 - $296 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Colombo
#5 Family Hotel in Colombo
#6 Spa Hotel in Colombo
#8 Romantic Hotel in Colombo
#8 Business Hotel in Colombo
#8 Luxury Hotel in Colombo
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Details
Price range
$150 - $296 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Colombo
#5 Family Hotel in Colombo
#6 Spa Hotel in Colombo
#8 Romantic Hotel in Colombo
#8 Business Hotel in Colombo
#8 Luxury Hotel in Colombo
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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GlasgowFiona27
February 10, 2018|
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Response from Deirdre980 | Reviewed this property |
The spa is expensive go to spa Ceylon instead it’s near the hotel
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aloume
January 26, 2018|
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Response from Deni D | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you for writing to us. Our afternoon tea is priced at Rs. 1,864 nett. Yours Sincerely, Deni Ohlsen-Dukic
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EssexPolly
January 17, 2018|
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Response from Deni D | Property representative |
Hello! Thank you for reaching out to us. When booking your stay at one of our Premier, Junior or Heritage suites you will be granted access to the long room, our executive lounge which serves complimentary breakfast and... More
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Room Tips
"I've stayed twice here - but some time ago. The old wing rooms were the best then , lovely big rooms with..."
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"4th floor.Well-appointed, very comfortable, far-reaching views out to sea and towards the harbour overlooking..."
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"room with ocean view is best"
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"rooms in the new wing are better and away from the water front are less damp"
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