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Deco On 44

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A very nice hotel in Galle with good food, good service and a lovely pool. Central location made it a good base from which to explore the town. The room was well equipped and had wifi albeit slow. Staff were very attentive.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived quite late in the evening after a marathon road journey so did not appreciate the ambiance of the hotel and went straight to our room located at the side of the swimming pool. It was a long narrow bedroom, perfectly catered for with a comfortable bed and great bathroom. But opaque Windows so no view, and when the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Galle Fort is lovely and well worth a visit. But Deco on 44 is not a good option. The price is not justified and the overall quality average. We stayed here as we wanted a twin room and paid for a suite. The hotel interpreted this is sticking a camp bed in the sitting room. When we objected, we were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

This was the last hotel we stayed in as the final part of a 3 week visit to Sri Lanka ! It was amazing ! We had stayed in 6 hotels during our visit and this was lovely so relaxing and such friendly, helpful staff. Aldi they served the best curries we had eaten all holiday ! And we had... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful blend of traditional and convenient in heart of the Fort. Friendly helpful staff, very comfortable rooms, small welcoming hotel, and relaxing pool area. Lovely atmosphere night and day. Everywhere in easy reach, and yet feels tucked away and secluded.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

For my wife was in charge of F&B during our vacation in Galle, We were 'SCHEDULED' for dinner at the Deco On 44. I was a bit hesitant at first since I do not like fancy restaurants, yet obviously had no choice. The restaurant as a matter of fact was amazing, we almost had the place to ourselves apart from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

This was a really nice, airy option in Galle Old Town. We stayed here with our baby and 4 year old, two other couples we knew also stayed at the same time with their kids and we were the only guests on the top floor which was great as we weren't too stressed about the kids being kids. The rooms... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Disclaimer: This review is for Deco at 56 the satellite hotel for Deco on 44 that is about 100m down the road. It is part of the same hotel and Deco themselves asked that the review be placed here as they are one venue in two places. We arrived in Galle Fort and we're shown a few hotels by our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Excellent location in the centre of the old town. Beautiful colonial building, but with a lovely quiet pool. Breakfast was excellent as was the lunch/dinner options. Staff were attentive and especially good and accommodating with our 4 year old. Our room was inside the building and was quiet at night. Not sure how quiet the pool based rooms would be.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

It may not be the best hotel I have stayed at but I have stayed in many and it would definitely be top 5. The rooms are simple elegant and comfortable. Everything works - the pool is great and the ambience of the whole place is casual elegance. The staff and the food are excellent. The location is perfect. This... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Deco on 44
Deco on 44
Cuisines: European, Asian, Sri Lankan, Seafood, Fusion
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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 

Additional Information about Deco On 44

Address: 44 Lighthouse Street | Galle Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range: $149 - $266 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Deco On 44 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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