Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at Galle Face Hotel

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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


Availability

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4 reasons to choose Galle Face Hotel

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Do you serve food made with pork for high tea?
    Thank you for taking the time to write to us with your valuable inquiry, Unfortunately we don't serve any pork items for high tea
    Answered on March 18, 2021
  • Hi, are your gym and pool areas open for guests?
    Dear Partner Thank you for the message currently the gum & the pool is open for all in-house guest Regards Revenue Manager Galle Face Hotel
    Answered on January 14, 2022
  • Hi there- is the airport shuttle included in the price? How early is the first shuttle to the airport?
    Dear Partner Greetings Thank you for reaching out to on the above our Airport transfers cost will be US$ 71.00 for one-way transfer for maximum 03 p...
    Answered on January 23, 2022
  • Hi I hope staying with you next July. Which hotel room accommodates 3 adults ( we are travelling with our 16 yr old daughter) thank you
    Dear partner Yes the premier balcony can accommodate 03 adults Regards Reservations Team
    Answered on December 30, 2021
  • Hi do you have interconnecting family rooms?
    Yes we have interconnecting rooms in Landmark category.
    Answered on May 7, 2022
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
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
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool bar
  • Pool with view
  • Saltwater pool
Spa
  • Fitness
  • Full-body massage Additional charge
  • Hand massage Additional charge
  • Head massage Additional charge
  • Couples' massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa facilities
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • Arabic
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Japanese

House rules Galle Face Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 PM

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Free
3+ years
Extra bed by request
$20 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card American Express Galle Face Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

FAQs about Galle Face Hotel

  • Galle Face Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Evening entertainment
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Spa facilities
    • Hand massage
    • Live music/Performance
    • Couples' massage
    • Swimming pool
    • Fitness
    • Themed dinners
    • Neck massage
    • Private beach area
    • Full-body massage
    • Beach
    • Head massage
    • Back massage
    • Foot massage

  • The nearest beach is 150 feet from Galle Face Hotel.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Galle Face Hotel by:

    • Car 55min

  • Galle Face Hotel is 0.9 miles from the center of Colombo.

  • Guests staying at Galle Face Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

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

  • Galle Face Hotel has 3 restaurants:

    • King of the Mambo - Cuban Restaurant
    • The 1864
    • Verandah Restaurant

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Room options at Galle Face Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Twin

  • The prices at Galle Face Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Galle Face Hotel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.