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5.0 out of 5

"If you like older more traditional style you’ll love it here. Great location right on the ocean where the cooling breeze is most welcome. Rooms a li ... " More

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Superior Queen

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£85* Per night/room 1 Oct - 2 Oct

Landmark Flight plus Hotel

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Flight plus Hotel

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Twin

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Premier Ocean Balcony King

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Ceylon Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Hotel Description

Our customers tell us they can't get enough of Galle Face Hotel's great location. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Galle Face Green. Enjoy features like free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking, plus 7 restaurants. Built in 1864, this 5-star hotel has 156 rooms. Each room includes amenities such as free WiFi and a flat-screen TV.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with 24-hour room service, flat-screen TVs and minibars
  • 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
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services and tour or ticket assistance
  • Guests have great things to say about the location and the helpful staff
  • Steps from Galle Face Green and a 1-minute drive from Crescat Shopping Mall
  • Airport shuttle service available for a fee

Galle Face Hotel ratings based on 3 Verified Reviews

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Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Galle Face Hotel

Everyone (2) Couples (1)
5 out of 5
If you like older more traditional style you’ll love it here. Great location right on the ocean where the cooling breeze is most welcome. Rooms a little dark but clean & functional. Breakfast & dinner very nice. All in all a lovely stay with nice wining & dining options.

Posted by , from Scotland on 16 Feb 2020

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5 out of 5
Cons: Gym being refurbished and unable to use
Excellent stay at Galle Face hotel very friendly staff and great location.

Posted by on 15 May 2017

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5 out of 5

Sublime, rien à dire

Pros: Tout, accueil, chambre... Les buffets ..le cadre
Cons: Rien... On y retourne après circuit .. Car on a vraiment trouvé cet hôtel au dessus des autres.
Location: Jardin des épices, temple, orphelinat des éléphants.
Rien a dire , très très très bien. À faire orphelinat des éléphants.

Posted by , from Geneve on 27 Sep 2016

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Comment from Hotel Management

3 Oct 2016 by Galle Face Hotel

Many thanks for taking the time to write back to us with regards to your experience at Galle Face Hotel. We’re so pleased to read that you enjoyed time at the property and found your stay with us to your liking. We hope to have you back soon. Kind Regards, The Galle Face Hotel Team

About the Galle Face Hotel

Location 2 Galle Road, Colombo, 300

Property Features

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. There's an onsite business centre. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. An outdoor pool, a library, and a terrace are also featured at the luxury Galle Face Hotel. An airport shuttle (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. 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

  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Free cots/infant beds

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

  • Train station: Colombo Fort Station (4.4 km / 2.7 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free valet parking and self parking

Room Amenities

Galle Face Hotel offers 156 forms of accommodation with minibars and a safe. 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, complimentary newspapers and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. An iron/ironing board and hairdryers can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Combined shower/bath
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hairdryer available
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Climate control
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

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.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10000.0 per day.

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Galle Face Hotel

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 may be 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 guestroom reservation

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, debit cards and cash

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards

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 may be 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. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, debit cards and cash.

For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards in all accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitiser. Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and also through room service. Each guest room is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • Please note, some room types at this property are not available when booking a stay with children.
  • Debit cards
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

The charges below are included in your overall room price:

  • New Year's Day gala dinner fee

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

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)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 71 per vehicle (one-way, maximum occupancy 3)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: USD 71 (one-way), (from 2 to 18 years old)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10000.0 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
  • Galle Face Hotel Hotel
  • Galle Face Hotel Colombo
  • Galle Face Hotel Hotel Colombo

You should know

  • Galle Face Hotel offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • For stays on 1 January, the total price shown includes a charge for a mandatory New Year's Day gala dinner.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
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