Galle Face Hotel

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On the beach
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Flat-screen TV

Overview of Galle Face Hotel

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Galle Face Hotel

5.0 star property
Upmarket beachfront hotel with outdoor pool, near Galle Face Green

9.0/10 Superb

831 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathtub
The price is €127
Price available on 10/10/2022
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2 Galle Road, Colombo, 300
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On the beach
  • 7 restaurants and 3 bars/lounges
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Pool bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • In-room childcare
  • Conference centre
  • Business centre
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
For families
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Premium TV channels
  • Garden

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About this area

What's nearby

  • On the beach

Getting around

  • Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.) - 51 min drive
  • Colombo Fort Station - 17 min drive
  • Wellawatta Railway Station - 20 min drive
  • Seeduwa - 29 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

Galle Face Hotel

5-star luxury hotel by the ocean
You can look forward to a round-trip airport shuttle, a poolside bar and a terrace at Galle Face Hotel. With amenities such as a beachfront location and beachfront dining, this hotel is the perfect place to soak up the sun. Be sure to enjoy a meal at any of the 7 on-site restaurants, which feature international cuisine and a poolside location. In addition to a garden and a library, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
Additional perks include:
  • An outdoor pool with sunloungers and pool umbrellas
  • Free self-parking and valet parking
  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge), luggage storage and multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket information, wedding services and a banquet hall
  • Guest reviews say great things about the helpful staff and location
Room features
All 156 rooms have comforts, such as 24-hour room service and premium bedding, as well as perks, such as Laptop workspace and climate-controlled air conditioning.
Other conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Childcare services and free infant beds
  • Bathrooms with shower/bath combinations and free toiletries
  • Flat-screen TVs with premium channels
  • Coffee/tea makers, ceiling fans and daily housekeeping

Languages

English, French, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 156 rooms

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM until anytime
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms

Parking

  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Free on-site valet parking

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7 AM–10:30 AM
  • 7 restaurants
  • 3 bars/lounges
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service

Travelling with children

  • Childcare in room (surcharge)

What to do

  • On the beach

Working away

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • Conference centre

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Facilities

  • Built in 1864
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • An outdoor pool

Accessibility

  • Lift

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Premium cable channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
  • Free cot/infant bed
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/bath combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Dining

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.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 15 for adults and USD 7.5 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 71 per vehicle (one-way. Maximum occupancy 3)
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late checkout can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Children & extra beds

  • In-room babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Rollaway beds are available for USD 10000.0 per day
  • Airport shuttle for children between the ages of 2 and 18 costs USD 71 (one-way)

Hygiene & cleanliness

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 guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards on site.

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 credit cards, debit cards and cash.

A fee for a mandatory New Year's Day gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 1 January.

Also known as

Galle Face Hotel Colombo
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Frequently asked questions

Does Galle Face Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Galle Face Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Galle Face Hotel?
As of 3 October 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Galle Face Hotel on 10 October 2022 start from €127, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Galle Face Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Galle Face Hotel?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Galle Face Hotel?
Sorry, neither pets nor service animals are allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Galle Face Hotel?
Yes, there's free self and valet parking.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Galle Face Hotel?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 71 per vehicle one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Galle Face Hotel?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - anytime. There's a charge for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
Is there an on-site casino at Galle Face Hotel?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Bellagio Casino (3-min drive) and Casino Marina Colombo (9-min drive) are both nearby.
What is there to do at Galle Face Hotel and nearby?
Galle Face Hotel has 3 bars and an outdoor pool, as well as a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Galle Face Hotel?
Yes, there are 7 on-site restaurants, featuring beachfront dining, international cuisine and garden views. Nearby restaurants include Nihonbashi Main Restaurant (3-min walk), Navratna (4-min walk) and Yumi (4-min walk).
What's the area around Galle Face Hotel like?
Galle Face Hotel is located on the boardwalk, a short 1-minute walk from Galle Face Green and 17 minutes' walk from Nawaloka Hospital. Travellers give top marks for the hotel's prime location.

Overall score and ratings

9.0

Superb

9.0/10

Cleanliness

9.0/10

Staff & service

8.8/10

Amenities

8.6/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.9/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Gobinath, 4-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Great service and good food. Would have liked a cafe but the rest were good
Gobinath, 2-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Gary, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Extremely friendly staff. Good food
Krishmar, 3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Chris, 4-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Nikolas, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Paul, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Melanie, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Galle Face hotel for old world charm
Really relaxing stay at Colombo's iconic hotels. Staff from reception to house keeping very attentive and friendly and made us feel welcome. Really enjoyed having my meals at Verandah restaurant with super friendly stars.
Ginige, 2-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Altes aber schönes Hotel
Ein Hotel aus alten Tagen mit tollen Blick und schönen Pool. Manche Ecken bedürfen aber eine Reparatur. Das Essen schmeckte und das Wlan war schnell und stabil.
Gerd, 3-night business trip
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