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Great Southern Hotel (GSH)

382 Galle Road, Colombo 00600 Sri Lanka
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#38 of 109 hotels in Colombo
GSH Colombo is nestled in the bustling district of Colombo and is conveniently located to most leading private hospitals, shopping malls and Cinemas. The heart of the business of Colombo is also 6KM away from the Hotel. The hotel is located in the main Galle Road of Colombo and around 500meters walking distance to the beach. All 40 rooms are equipped with facilities and amenities to ensure that diverse types of travelers may enjoy a comfortable stay. Each room is Air Conditioned and has free Wi-Fi. It also provides guests the convenience of tea/coffee making facilities, a mini fridge and a flat screen TV. There is a 24 hours front desk at the property. GSH Colombo is also home to an exclusive Indian franchise, “Street Foods by Punjab Grill” ; that offers authentic Indian cuisine to tantalize the most discerning palette. You can choose to dine on Indian delicacies in the comfort of your own room as it is integrated into Room Service.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Airport transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Breakfast buffet
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Air conditioning
Room service
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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Grade: 38 out of 100
14Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
2Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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devanmendis wrote a review Jul 15
Nugegoda, Sri Lanka3 contributions
We got accommodation in your hotel during our quarantine period. Like most of the people who go for quarantine, we also came to the hotel with desperate thoughts of how to stay inside a room for two weeks. But we were so fortunate that we have come to a place where the staff is so attentive to all our needs .The food was so tasty and the restaurant staff always provided us according to our desires. All our room service needs were also provided with no delays and we stayed comfortably. Thankyou so much for your service. We would like to convey our heartiest gratitude to Mr. Deepal and Dr. Champa for your kind hospitality. We wish you good health and prosperity! Dr. Devan Mendis and family
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
Terri wrote a review Apr 2020
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The GSH Hotel is located at a very convenient place in Wellawatte, Colombo. It is a good example of a very well run place. It is clean and provides great hospitality The staff members were friendly, informative and professional. This is not a 4 or 5-star hotel but the atmosphere is so special, it really felt like home to me and my family. We will recommend this hotel to couples and families. You won’t regret, just be there!!
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Ray wrote a review Apr 2020
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I booked this hotel online in January 2020 for 4 days and when I went there, they did not allow us to stay since we came from a foreign country. When I asked for my money back said they will credit it in 3 days, still waiting for a response not even an email as a courtesy. Now the previous, decent staff had changed and the present staff is horrible like a bunch of rude thugs. Good that I came to know that the staff had changed never will stay again. How deceitful are they to hold on to my money? Never trust this hotel you never know what they are up to until you reach them personally.
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Date of stay: March 2020
Bernadine wrote a review Feb 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Very convenient location and clean. Deluxe (standard) room and bathroom are small but good value for money. Super Deluxe room and bathroom are spacious. Comfortable beds and pillows eliminated sleeping issues in different environment. The most I liked about the hotel is the assistance from staff at all levels – very prompt, courteous and efficient.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
Rushda R wrote a review Dec 2019
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Decent rooms with a good service. This is located on Galle Road hence getting around is less of a hassle. When you come out of the hotel you could get ample of road taxis or you could use Uber, pick me, kangaroo cab services. If you aren't familiar with the taxis, the friendly staff at the counters will help you. However the hotel is a three star hence you cant expect much but it's all about the convince of the location for a reasonable price.
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
$32 - $53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Sri LankaWestern ProvinceColombo
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Frequently Asked Questions about Great Southern Hotel (GSH)
Which popular attractions are close to Great Southern Hotel (GSH)?
Nearby attractions include Sri Lanka Tea Board (0.2 miles) and Aishwariya Lakshmi Amman Kovil (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Great Southern Hotel (GSH)?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Great Southern Hotel (GSH)?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Great Southern Hotel (GSH)?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to Great Southern Hotel (GSH)?
Conveniently located restaurants include Shanmugas, The VoV (VoV7), and Yaal.
Does Great Southern Hotel (GSH) have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Great Southern Hotel (GSH) offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Great Southern Hotel (GSH)?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Great Southern Hotel (GSH) offer any business services?
Yes, guests have access to a business center and conference facilities during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Great Southern Hotel (GSH)?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Colombo Fort (5.0 miles), Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (2.5 miles), and Old Town Hall (5.0 miles).
Is Great Southern Hotel (GSH) accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.