68.0% Based on 3971 reviews TripAdvisor traveller rating 4 out of 5

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Hotel Description

Our customers tell us that they enjoy the breakfast at Galle Face Hotel. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Galle Face Green. You'll find features such as free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking, plus 7 restaurants. Built in 1864, this 5-star hotel has 156 rooms. All rooms offer free WiFi and flat-screen TVs.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with 24-hour room service, flat-screen TVs and premium bedding
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Free valet parking and self-parking
  • Enjoy international cuisine at 1864 Restaurant, one of the property's 7 restaurants and 3 bars/lounges
  • Buffet breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Take a swim in the outdoor pool
  • Treat yourself to massages at L'Occitane Spa
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services and tour or ticket assistance
  • On-site recreation includes a health club and a steam room
  • Guests like the bar and breakfast
  • Steps from Galle Face Green and 5 minutes on foot from Crescat Shopping Mall

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
£99 per night

Standard Room

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

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About the Galle Face Hotel

Location 2 Galle Road, Colombo,

Property Features

Galle Face Hotel offers its guests a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a health club. There are 7 restaurants on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 3 bars/lounges and A poolside bar. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. You'll find a business centre on site. A steam room, spa services, and a library are also featured at the luxury Galle Face Hotel. Free self parking and valet parking are available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 5-star Colombo hotel.

  • 156 guestrooms or units
  • 7 dining venues
  • 3 bars or lounges
  • Built in 1864
  • Bar by the pool
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Conference centre
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Lift
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Free self parking , Free valet parking

Transport

  • Airport: Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.) (36.8 km / 22.9 mi)
  • Train station: Colombo Fort Station (4.2 km / 2.6 mi)
  • Parking: Free valet parking and self parking

Room Amenities

Galle Face Hotel offers 156 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and free newspapers. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. An iron/ironing board and hairdryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer available
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10:30 AM.

1864 Restaurant – This restaurant specialises in international cuisine and only serves dinner.Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

In On the Green – This pub specialises in international cuisine. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

The Poolside Bar – This beach bar specialises in international cuisine and only serves light fare. Open daily.

King of the Mambo Cuban R – This beachfront restaurant specialises in seafood and only serves dinner. Open daily.

Travellers' Bar – Overlooking the ocean and garden, this bar specialises in international cuisine and only serves light fare. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool, a health club and a steam room.

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, L'Occitane Spa. Services include massages.

The spa is open daily. Children under 0 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 2 PM

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 37.0 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.

  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Please note, some room types at this property are not available when booking a stay with children.

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 15 for adults and USD 7.5 for children (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 37.0 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Galle Face Hotel Colombo
  • Galle Face Hotel
  • Galle Face Colombo
  • Galle Face

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.