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Galle Face Hotel Colombo

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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Today, 18 April 2018, I made several attempts to contact Galle Face Hotel in order to obtain some information. Believe it or not. It took 23 minutes and several attempts to finally get connected with a receptionist. When I asked her why she did not...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2017

What a great grand historical hotel. It sits right on the ocean with big open verandas to sit out on and gaze at the water with the sound of waves crashing. We were only here for one night but loved everything about the place. Our...More

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Response from Deni D, General Manager at Galle Face Hotel ColomboResponded 12 May 2017

Thank you for choosing The Galle Face Hotel for your most recent visit to Colombo and for taking the time to give us such a great review score! Reviews such as this really do help future guest's envision what an experience at the property promises....More

Reviewed 3 days ago

There are a number of historic hotels in Sri Lanka and of course modern ones with all the latest luxuries. The Galle Face hotel does both, particularly since its recent restoration. Great location, really nice food, stylish bars and a lovely quiet library, plus a...More

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Response from Deni D, General Manager at Galle Face Hotel ColomboResponded 2 days ago

Thank you ever so much for taking the time to write back to us with regards to your recent experience at The Galle Face Hotel. As you quite rightly mentioned the property underwent a through restoration a few years ago preserving the colonial architecture whilst...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After a fabulous 12-day bike ride through Sri Lanka (led by Chan at Rediscover Sri Lanka - if you love to bike, go!!) we opted for a two-night stay at an AirBnB to finish our trip. For us, a big mistake as the host was...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a lovely colonial style hotel located right on the coast. Large rooms, good facilities, lovely grounds, staff friendly and food was good. Enjoyed our 2 nights there . Would recommend this hotel for sureMore

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Response from Deni D, General Manager at Galle Face Hotel ColomboResponded 4 days ago

Thank you ever so much for choosing to stay at The Galle Face Hotel and moreover for taking the time to review your experience. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and hope to have you visit in near...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Business Centre 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 Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$143 - US$244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Colombo
#5 Family Hotel in Colombo
#5 Spa Hotel in Colombo
#6 Luxury Hotel in Colombo
#8 Business Hotel in Colombo
#8 Romantic Hotel in Colombo
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Details
Price range
US$143 - US$244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Colombo
#5 Family Hotel in Colombo
#5 Spa Hotel in Colombo
#6 Luxury Hotel in Colombo
#8 Business Hotel in Colombo
#8 Romantic Hotel in Colombo
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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GlasgowFiona27
10 February 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
26 January 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
18 January 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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