Galle Face Hotel

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

Overview of Galle Face Hotel

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Galle Face Hotel

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

9,0/10 Superb

818 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathtub
The price is R1 843
Price available on 2022/07/05
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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 center
  • Business center
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
For families
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Premium TV channels
  • Garden
  • Terrace
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

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About this area

What's nearby

  • On the beach
  • Nawaloka Hospital - 17 min walk
  • Galle Face Green - 1 min drive
  • United States Embassy Colombo - 8 min drive
  • Gangaramaya Temple - 3 min drive
  • Casino Marina Colombo - 10 min drive
  • Bally's Casino - 11 min drive
  • Pettah Market - 11 min drive
  • German Embassy Colombo - 11 min drive
  • Marino Mall - 13 min drive
  • University of Colombo - 14 min drive

Getting around

  • Bandaranaike Intl. Airport (CMB) - 48 min drive
  • Colombo Fort Station - 16 min drive
  • Wellawatta Railway Station - 20 min drive
  • Seeduwa - 29 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

Galle Face Hotel

Placing you 0.9 mi (1.4 km) from Nawaloka Hospital and 2.6 mi (4.1 km) from Bally's Casino, Galle Face Hotel offers an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for USD 71 per vehicle. The outdoor pool is a great spot to take a dip, and guests can grab a bite to eat at 1864 Restaurant, one of 7 restaurants, which serves international cuisine and is open for dinner. Other highlights at this luxurious hotel include 3 bars/lounges, a poolside bar, and a terrace. Fellow travelers love the helpful staff and location.

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 sanitizer 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 - 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 onsite self parking
  • Free onsite 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

Taking the kids

  • Childcare in room (surcharge)

What to do

  • On the beach

Working away

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • Conference center

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

  • Elevator

Languages spoken

  • 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

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (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 specializes in international cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.
In On the Green - This pub specializes in international cuisine. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.
The Poolside Bar - This beach bar specializes in international cuisine and serves light fare only. Open daily.
King of the Mambo Cuban R - This beachfront restaurant specializes in seafood and serves dinner only. Open daily.
Travellers' Bar - Overlooking the ocean and garden, this bar specializes in international cuisine and serves light fare only. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • New Year's Day gala dinner fee for stays on 1 January

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 check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Children & extra beds

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • 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 sanitizer.

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

Some rooms at this property are not suitable for children. Please add child ages in the search parameters to display available rooms.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which 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 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.

Also known as

Galle Face Hotel Colombo
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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

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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10/10 Exceptional

Ben, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Øyvind, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Location great very close to galle face mall. Rooms very clean and convenient. Service excellent.
Samer, 1-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Helmut, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Andras, 1-night trip
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