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

VIP Access

Galle Face Hotel

5.0 star property

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Map
2 Galle Road, Colombo, 300

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationGalle Face Beach1 min walk
  • Popular LocationHigh Commission of India12 min walk
  • Popular LocationBeira Lake20 min walk
  • AirportColombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.)46 min drive

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About this area

Colombo

Located in Colombo, Galle Face Hotel is in the city center and on the beach. Sri Lanka National Museum and Dutch Period Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Gangaramaya Temple and Jami Ul-Alfar Mosque. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Sinhalese Sports Club or R. Premadasa Stadium.

What's nearby

  • Galle Face Beach - 1 min walk
  • High Commission of India - 12 min walk
  • Crescat Shopping Mall - 17 min walk
  • Colombo City Centre - 19 min walk
  • Beira Lake - 20 min walk

Getting around

  • Colombo Fort Station - 15 min drive
  • Bandaranaike Intl. Airport (CMB) - 47 min drive

Restaurants

  • Nihonbashi Main Restaurant - 3 min walk
  • Navratna - 4 min walk
  • Yumi - 4 min walk
  • Golden Dragon - 4 min walk
  • Echo Italian Restaurant - 5 min walk

About this property

Galle Face Hotel

5-star luxury hotel by the ocean
You can look forward to a roundtrip airport shuttle, a poolside bar, and a terrace at Galle Face Hotel. With amenities like 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 onsite 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 sun loungers and pool umbrellas
  • Free self parking and valet parking
  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge), a computer station, and luggage storage
  • Wedding services, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff
  • Guest reviews speak highly of the helpful staff and location
Room features
All 156 rooms offer comforts such as 24-hour room service and premium bedding, as well as perks like laptop-friendly workspaces and air conditioning.
Other conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with shower/tub combinations and free toiletries
  • Flat-screen TVs with premium channels
  • Childcare services, coffee/tea makers, and ceiling fans

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 sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Free valet parking on site
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–10:30 AM: USD 15 for adults and USD 7.5 for children
  • 7 restaurants
  • 3 bars/lounges and 1 poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service

Restaurants on site

  • 1864 Restaurant
  • In On the Green
  • The Poolside Bar
  • King of the Mambo Cuban R
  • Travellers' Bar

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • In-room child care (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Library

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Business services

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

Outdoors

  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Ceiling fan
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - anytime
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee (amount varies)
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged

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

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

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

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • 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

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

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 credit cards, 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
Some rooms at this property are not suitable for children; please add child ages in the search parameters to display available rooms
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

A fee for a mandatory New Year's Day gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on January 1
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
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
Some facilities may have restricted access; guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

Galle Face Hotel Colombo
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Frequently asked questions

Does Galle Face Hotel have a pool?

Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.

How much does it cost to stay at Galle Face Hotel?

As of Aug 18, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Galle Face Hotel on Aug 19, 2022 start from $90.0, excluding 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.

Is Galle Face Hotel pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much is parking at Galle Face Hotel?

Self parking and valet parking are free at this property.

What time is check-in at Galle Face Hotel?

Check-in is from 2:00 PM - anytime. A fee applies for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability).

What time is check-out at Galle Face Hotel?

Check-out is at noon. Late check-out is available for a fee (amount may vary, subject to availability).

Does Galle Face Hotel provide a shuttle to the airport?

Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of USD 71 per vehicle applies.

Where is Galle Face Hotel located?

Located in Colombo, this beachfront hotel is in the city center and within 1 mi (2 km) of Galle Face Green, Crescat Shopping Mall, and Colombo City Centre. Gangaramaya Temple and Sri Lanka National Museum are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Overall score and ratings

4.5

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 515 out of 824 reviews
5 - Excellent 63%
Rating 4 - Good. 219 out of 824 reviews
4 - Good 27%
Rating 3 - Okay. 56 out of 824 reviews
3 - Okay 7%
Rating 2 - Poor. 21 out of 824 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 13 out of 824 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.4/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful location and the old look is still maintained. Good food and excellent staff. The lady at the reception Ivonica was exceptional, pleasant and ready to help at any time. She is a asset to your hotel.
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful location. Good food and friendly staff. Clean and still maintain the old colonial look. Highly recommended.
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2022

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
it is nice and great place to fee the breeze and fresh air of the Indian ocean.
Stayed 4 nights in Jul 2022

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Location great very close to galle face mall. Rooms very clean and convenient. Service excellent.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2022

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2022

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2022

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Nice hotel in great location
Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2022