Galle Face Hotel

Galle Face Hotel

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Galle Face Hotel (Colombo Sri Lanka) – Hotel Reviews – Hotel Reviews

“A true piece from the history still available for all those modern you and me.. we are talking abt victorian furniture and huge rooms at ur disposal at this hotel .. Nice place at a excellent location on colombo. We arrived a rainy day.. and there was lot of tension around the city. Hving gunmen and police at every 250… “


“Faced between a choice of the old wing and the new wing we opted for the new wing (partly because of the reviews we saw on TA!). It was a good decision. The new wing seamlessly melds with the old wing and while it does not exude the old world charm of the latter it still has carefully leveraged on… “


“The Galle Face Hotel is the most perfect relic of a bygone era. The hotel is an imaculate period building of circa 1880 and set on the coast in the heart of Colombo. We stayed there twice the first two nights of our stay and the last two nights . The staff were charming but discreat. I was impressed that… “


“We spend 2nts there and elegant hotel with great food. more “


“I had visited this beautiful property along with my friend in March 2007. He was on his business visit for 4 days to Colombo I accompanied him and was lucky to visit this place. The Galle Face hotel is located on the beautiful beach of Colombo facing Galle Road. It was heard that this beautiful hotel was previously residence of… “


“This is wonderfully old fashioned colonial hotel in a great part of Colombo close to signts and good shopping. We had booked to stay in a classic room but paid a bit extra after we arrvied to transfer to the Regency Wing the rooms there are superb and for the final two nights of our stay we were upgraded to… “


“By the sea and near the metropolis in the city of Colombo Galle Face Hotel is surely a huge hotel with a good location that is driving distance to many important shopping centres tourist attractions and restaurants. An antique building reminiscent of the Colonial times this hotel feels like travelling back to the past where skyscrapers and high-tech gadgets weren’t… “


“Built in 1864 Galle face continues to exude old world charm.We stayed in the original wing with its huge bedrooms and loved it.Excellent food in the restaurants and a bar overlooking the ocean. Hard to fault unless you insist on state of the art modernity. Beware the touts outside however whose opening lines tend to be “Hello Sir/Madam. Remember me? I work at… “


“nice place plenty of character but only if you decide to stay in the old part of the hotel. I was lucky enough to be given a room facing the sea and it had windows on three sides what a treat ! the furniture was beautiful and the smell of wax (from the old woden flooring) complete the pleasure of… “


“We stayed in the Galle Face at the start of a tour of Sri Lanka so we didn’t get to see anything of Colombo other than the road-blocks on the way from the airport! The arrival at the hotel was great though and during our brief stay all the staff were very friendly. Our room was excellent: very comfortable with… “


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