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Galle Face Hotel

2 Galle Road, Colombo

+94 112 541 010

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based on 895 reviews

About Galle Face Hotel, Colombo

Value for money

Situated in Colombo, Galle Face Hotel offers elegant 4-star accommodation, as well as a private beach, a saltwater swimming pool and a Jacuzzi. It is surrounded by a range of dining options and is within a 10-minute walk of Slave Island Railway Station. A wide range of personalized services are available for guests of Galle Face Hotel, like an express check-in and check-out feature, 24-hour room service and valet parking. Guests can take advantage of the recreational facilities on offer, such as a BBQ/picnic area and a sauna. It also offers a sun deck with impressive ocean views. Equipped with tea and coffee making facilities, the hotel provides spacious rooms that are fully air conditioned. They provide bottled water, a mini bar and movies-on-demand. The hotel offers an on-site bar, where guests can enjoy a drink either indoors or alfresco on the outdoor terrace. There is also an on-site restaurant serving international specialties. Bandaranaike International Airport is around a 60-minute car ride from Galle Face Hotel and Fort Railway Station is within walking distance. It is also within walking distance of Prime Minister's House, Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology and Visumpaya.

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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Private beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Valet parking
  • Free parking

Services and conveniences

  • Business center
  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bottle of water


  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Adapter
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Packed lunches
  • Fruits
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Minibar
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Dining area
  • Dining table

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit
  • Safe


  • Executive lounge access
  • Family rooms
  • Garden view
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Storage available
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Slippers
  • Sofa
  • Telephone
  • City view


  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Bathtub
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothbrush
  • Walk-in shower

Pool and spa

  • Spa
  • Hot tub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool towels
  • Pool with a view
  • Saltwater pool
  • Massage
  • Pool bar
  • Sauna

Accessibility and suitability

  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator


  • Outdoor furniture
  • Private beach
  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Balcony


  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Pants press
  • Iron and ironing board

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free parking
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Valet parking

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Library


  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Things to do

  • Evening entertainment
  • Beauty salon

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Kid-friendly buffet


  • Fitness center

Places of interest near Galle Face Hotel

Attractions in Colombo, Sri Lanka curated by momondo

Galle Face Hotel location: 2 Galle Road, Colombo

Restaurants and Cafés

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Galle Face Hotel Reviews

GreatBased on 895 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Lovely Hotel, superb and friendly at." (in 231 reviews)
  • Superlative staff with great service! (in 219 reviews)
  • "Excellent location, friendly staff and clean." (in 147 reviews)
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  • Beautiful old Colonial Hotel. (in 22 reviews)
  • "The history, and I had stayed there many, many years ago." (in 6 reviews)

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Galle Face Hotel room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • 5 star hotels in Colombo typically cost $130/night, but Galle Face Hotel is typically available for $97/night, and is rated equally to its competitors.

  • Drive distance from Colombo Bandaranaike Intl to Galle Face Hotel and vice versa is 18.2 mi and the overall drive time is about 54min. Driving time can vary based on the time of day and traffic.

  • With parking available at Galle Face Hotel, you could always rent a car for as low as $32/day and park it at the hotel. This would give you freedom while visiting Colombo. Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Galle Face Hotel. The nearest airport to the hotel is Colombo Bandaranaike Intl.

  • Galle Face Hotel does have a restaurant on site that guests and non-guests can use. Ask the front desk for kitchen hours or call Galle Face Hotel at +94 112 541 010. If you are staying at Galle Face Hotel, you are more than welcome to order food through the hotel’s room service menu.

  • Yes. Many momondo users traveling to Colombo specifically look for hotels with a pool. Galle Face Hotel may have rules and guidelines for using the pool, so be sure to ask the front desk about things like pool hours.

  • For assistance from an employee at Galle Face Hotel please call +94 112 541 010.

  • Yes, Galle Face Hotel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • There is a hotel gym accessible to guests staying at Galle Face Hotel. Most hotel gyms are not 24-hours, so be sure to ask the front desk for gym hours and availability.

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