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“Very bad price for value”
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Deco On 44
Ranked #5 of 23 Hotels in Galle
Certificate of Excellence
Paris, France
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“Very bad price for value”
Reviewed March 10, 2012

We spent one night on deco hotel and we were very desapponted about many things.
The price : for 250$ per night you expect a high international standard hotel and in fact it is not the case.
The rooms : very common and full of moskito after the room service prepare the room, very noisy there is noise in your room until everybody is asleep in the hotel.
The service : unexperimented staff.
In fact it is a common hotel for the area but really the price of 250$/night is not common....

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed March 4, 2012

We spent 2 days at Deco on 44 oin our recent visit to Galle. We wanted a relaxing bit of luxury and read about Deco.

A 7 roomed hotel with a variety of room options from suites to standard. Our room was standard, one of three by the gorgeous pool area at the back of the hotel. It was very oargeand simply furnished - couldn't fault it - great shower room.

The hotel has only been open for 2 months and we were the only guests. The staff are solicitous without being over bearing. Delightful service - all we could have asked for. they have an excellent chef - great curry cooked to perfection our second night. the menu could be wider though as most people eat in their hotels in Galle. Not all the services were up and running - there will be a lovely roof terrace for dining and drinks. Could do with more pool lounge chairs and a more reading/ relaxing areas for guests outside of their rooms.

The pool was a god send - Galle was so very hot.

Go whilst they are still offering great promotional rates! We had a great stay and would thoroughly recommend it.

Room Tip: Standard room was great as right by the pool - although no outdoor private space.Suites with balconi...
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  • Stayed March 2012, traveled on business
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Property: Deco On 44
Address: 44 Lighthouse Street | Galle Fort, Galle, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle District > Galle
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 23 Hotels in Galle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Deco On 44 3.5*
Number of rooms: 7
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 
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