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Deco On 44

#7 of 55 Hotels in Galle
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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 4 nights here at the end of June and were fortunate enough to be upgraded to the Moon Suite on the first floor. The staff, amenities and wonderfully refreshing pool were outstanding and nothing was too much trouble for the kind and generous staff. We spent our days exploring Galle and the surrounding areas as well as sampling... More 

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Dar es Salaam
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

I am very disappointed in this hotel. Immediately prior to my trip to Sri Lanka, I had a medical emergency and I had to postpone my trip to receive medical treatment. The hotel refused to cancel my reservation or move my reservation to a later date this year (I plan to reschedule my trip). I understand that they have a... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Right from the moment you see the white building, you are in love! You enter and meet the loveliest people, always making sure you are comfortable, not leaving a chance to surprise you with their wonderful hospitality! The place is situated at the centre of the fort area, we took wonderful walks in the evening by the fort wall overlooking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Last hotel of our honeymoon!! The staffs were very friendly. Breakfast was good and room amenities were perfect!!! Going to strongly recommend this hotel. They have a spa which was closed during our stay. Convenient location and very well maintained by the management.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

We visited in March 2016. Our room was upgraded to a suite on the first floor. This is a quaint hotel built in the Art Deco style. The location is excellent as it is in the heart of Galle fort. Service is exemplary and staff is peasant and eager to impress. The jewellery store owner is a jovial man with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Charming Hotel in the heart of Galle Fort. Great for exploring Galle Fort. With only 7 rooms it offers a very personal service. Rooms a comfortable and charming. Great food at the restaurant with traditional food. Very friendly and helpful staff.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

a nice boutique hotel in the Galle old Lifgt house part, just 200 m off the fort walls with clean and nice swimming pool, large room with large bathroom , and wi fi inside the room free, which is not so common in Sri lanka

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Nice, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

What a lovely relaxing pace to stay and you do feel part of their family. There are. numerous staff employed here for the 7 rooms and nothing was too much trouble for them. They helped my husband as soon as they saw him move in his wheelchair. Iflal was extremely kind to us and took us on a guided walk... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
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Deco on 44
Deco on 44
Cuisines: European, Asian, Vegetarian, 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, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range: $151 - $234 (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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Hotel Style:
#5 Business Hotel in Galle
#7 Romantic Hotel in Galle
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