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This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. This iconic and colonial-style hotel, built in 1864, features a spa and a saltwater pool with lounge chairs that faces the vast Indian Ocean.

With hardwood floors, most rooms at Galle Face Hotel offer views of the Indian Ocean, Galle Face Green or Colombo City. They come equipped with a TV and a private bathroom with a hairdryer. A minibar and a personal safe are included.

Guests can enjoy a relaxing massage at the spa or work out at the gym. Galle Face Hotel also provides a business center.

In the heart of Colombo City, Galle Face Hotel is a 15-minute drive from Odel Shopping Mall and just 22 miles from Colombo International Airport.

Local and international dining options can be enjoyed at the hotel's 2 on-site restaurants, Verandah and 1864. For a drink, guests can head to the bar.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Galle Face Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jun 8, 2011

Currency Exchange: Need local currency? This property has currency exchange on site.

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, American, Buffet

Free parking available at the hotel


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Premier Ocean View King Room
  • 1 twin bed and
  • 1 full bed
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Premier Ocean Balcony Double Room
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Junior Queen Suite
  • 1 twin bed
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  • 1 full bed
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Junior Suite Ocean View Queen Room
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Premier Ocean Balcony King Room
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  • 1 queen bed
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Junior Suite Ocean View Balcony Room
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Ceylon Suite
  • 1 king bed
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Commonwealth Suite
High floor
  • 1 twin bed and 1 king bed
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Royal Dutch Suite
High floor
  • 1 twin bed and 1 king bed
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Royal Thai Suite
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Scandinavian Suite
High floor
  • 1 king bed
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King Emperor Suite
High floor
  • 1 king bed
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Max adults: 6. Max children: 1
Empress Suite
  • Bedroom 1: 1 king bed
  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin beds
  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen bed
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  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Crescat Boulevard
    0.3 miles
  • Galle Face Green
    0.4 miles
  • One Galle Face
    0.5 miles
  • American Embassy
    0.6 miles
  • Colombo City Centre Shopping Mall
    0.7 miles
  • Colombo Rowing Club
    0.7 miles
  • Gangaramaya Buddhist Temple
    0.8 miles
  • Beira Lake
    0.8 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Seaspray
    0 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Pool bar
    0 miles
Top attractions
  • World Trade Center - Sri Lanka
    0.8 miles
  • Colombo World Trade Center
    0.9 miles
  • Khan Clock Tower
    1.2 miles
  • Colombo Town Hall
    1.3 miles
  • Bambalapitiya Train Station
    1.9 miles
  • R Premadasa Stadium
    2.2 miles
  • Asiri Surgical Hospital
    2.9 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Lake Beira lake
    1.6 miles
  • Mountain National Museum
    2.2 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Galle Face Green
    0 miles
Public transit
  • Train Slave Island Train Station
    0.3 miles
  • Train Kollupita Railroad Station
    0.6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Ratmalana Airport
    7.4 miles
  • Bandaranaike International Airport
    17.8 miles
How to get to Galle Face Hotel from Bandaranaike International Airport
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    Free parking is available.
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3 Restaurants On Site

    Verandah Restaurant

    Food: American, Chinese, Indian, Local

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, High tea

    King of the Mambo - Cuban Restaurant

    Food: International

    Open for: Dinner, Cocktail hour

    The 1864

    Food: International

    Open for: Dinner

Amenities of Galle Face Hotel Great facilities! Review score, 8.5
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Private beach area
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Live music/Performance
  • Themed dinners Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Evening entertainment
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
  • Secure parking
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe