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Deco On 44

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Dunsborough, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Art Deco frontage to this hotel is impressive and it was the only hotel we saw in Galle Fort that was set back from the road. It's right in the midst of shops, bars and close to the ocean. Our room (Triton) was large with good amenities including a minibar and tea/coffee making facilities. It was quiet with effective...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

A beautiful hotel with modern amenities. Clean and spacious with a breakfast way bigger than any normal person could ever possibly eat. The staff are very friendly and the transfer to Colombo was very competitively priced.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Stayed here in August 2015 and again in September 2016. Located right in the centre of Galle Fort, this 7 room hotel is both convenient and reasonably priced. It was apparently built in the 1930s and they have tried to stay true to the style and ambience of that era of British rule. The rooms are spacious, comfortable and clean....

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3Thank Michael M
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Great place to stay as it is just a 7-room old villa in a Dutch style of architecture. Staff is very friendly and they have a kitchen which serves international meals cooked to your order. Also, there is a small pool, one room spa (male masseur), retail jewellery outlet and the property is double storey. There is a Spa Cylon...

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1Thank indusman248
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We found the main hotel a tad over our price limit and were offered accommodation just down the road in their 'sister' apartments. They were as beautiful as the main hotel and only $60 a night, you still have the use of the pool. The staff are super friendly and go out of their way to help you, lovely place...

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1Thank Mrsshufflebottom
Sri Lanka
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Excellent guest house 56 BY DECO. ancient property and kept extremely clean and renovated with Antic style. Front desk staff is very friendly and welcoming. Breakfast at DECO 44 best in GALLE ,I have experienced. Fresh fruit (strawberries, papayas, oranges, and bananas) in addition to all the Western Breakfast items.I'll be back to this place and highly recommend to others...

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3Thank Prasanya
London
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Stayed here recently for two nights and found it a very central location in the old part of Galle with interesting Art Deco architecture.Easy to walk everywhere and interesting shops and restaurants close by.We had a room by the pool courtyard which was spacious and clean. Breakfast was served and choices fine. Would recommend it as a place to stay.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Our room was by the pool. I think we were the only guests in the entire hotel. The room did not have a window with the only natural light coming through the opaque glass on the entry door. It was a very dark room. The "roof terrace and bar" was a building site with workmen carrying out renovations while we...

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Reviewed 22 September 2016

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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2Thank Karen C
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 17 September 2016

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...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Deco on 44
Deco on 44
Cuisines: European, Asian, Sri Lankan, 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
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range: $190 - $449 (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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“Our room by the pool was quiet”
 of 5 bubbles HookedOnTravel255103, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the ground floor facing the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles indusman248, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Double Decor Rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Prasanya, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“By the pool courtyard”
 of 5 bubbles facet, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Do not stay in one of the rooms by the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles lesleys71, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
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