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Deco On 44

0.8 km from Galle centre
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44, Lighthouse Street | Galle Fort, Galle, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

Beautiful old building in the heart of the old fort. Great pool and courtyard, perfect for a lazy afternoon. The room was huge with a large bathroom and huge bed. Breakfast was great, with plenty of options. Staff are very friendly and do what they can to assist.

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Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

Great food, friendly attentive staff. Rooms are large and airy but rather plain and lacking any warmth. Also the curtains are very thin and early morning daylight streams through which is great if you are an early riser but not so good if you fancy a lay in! I really wanted to give a higher rating but couldn't based on...

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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
Reviewed 7 August 2015

I stayed at Deco on 44 last year and enjoyed it so much I booked the cooking class fro my family when we visited the galle fort for the day on our most recent trip. The cooking class is just excellent, so much fun and chef sugath is a wonderful teacher. We got to eat the meal we prepared for...

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Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

Had a great stay. Loved the professional service and impeccable facilities. Very good and spacious rooms, bed and one of the best bathrooms I saw in all Sri Lanka. Incredible shower! Felt really good after a long journey traveling. Same about the pool. Feels wonderful to escape the torrid hot days. Service was great. Very professional and friendly. This hotel...

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cheshire, UK
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Just coming to the end of our 13 night stay and think the hotel and the staff are great. The hotel is quite unique and very well positioned within Galle fort. The food is also lovely, with very generous portions. Plenty of non residents seem to seek it out to dine of an evening. The pool is a very welcome...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 July 2015

The room, the staff, the food (the fruit at breakfast was unbelievable, you will never have a riper mango in your life), the pool, the location and the excursions were all fantastic. Millions of little touches to make your stay absolutely perfect. I cannot recommend this hotel enough!

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Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

Welcoming, lovely building and room, really nice pool. Extensive breakfast menu and food was really good. The staff went out of their way to say hello and make you feel welcome. They also gave us a map of the fort and directed us on where to see the sunset. Perfect location within the fort, highly recommend.

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 8 July 2015

A former colonial house Deco on 44 retains much of its original feel. The staff were excellent - very welcoming and helpful. As it was the end of the season we were the only guests on the last night and felt as though we were in our own private mansion. The meals were some of the best we enjoyed in...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Ended our 2 week holiday in Sri Lanka with 1 night in this fantastic hotel. We were a family of 5 so took the Sun & Moon rooms, which were large and nicely decorated (as were the common areas) and had the benefit of outside terraces, plenty of hot water, breakfast was excellent, perfect location on Lighthouse Street and staff...

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Reviewed 10 June 2015 via mobile

I thought I would try something new and I've heard this place did very good devil pawns, they could have been a big more spicier for my tastebuds but never less the service was very good very tentative polite I have no problem recommending this place. Thumbs up I will be going again.

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  • Restaurant
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  • Breakfast included
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Deco on 44
Deco on 44
Cuisines: Seafood, 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: $230 - $361 (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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“If you want peace and quiet and to feel the most sense of privacy when you are in your room, take one of the suites on the upper floor.”
 of 5 bubbles beninua, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Room round the pool very quiet and convenient for a swim.”
 of 5 bubbles florence45London, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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
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 of 5 bubbles Prasanya, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
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