Galle Face Hotel

Galle Face Hotel


2 Galle Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka

ExcellentBased on 663 reviews


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About Galle Face Hotel

Boasting a saltwater swimming pool, a swimming pool and a private beach, Galle Face Hotel is a deluxe base in Colombo. This modern hotel is set in the heart of the city.

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To Downtown0.8 mi
Nearest airportColombo Bandaranaike Intl
Distance to airport18.2 mi


Check-in time2:00 PM
Check-out time12:00 PM
InternetWi-Fi available in all areas
Payment & CancellationPolicies vary by room type and provider.
Front desk number+94 112 541 010

Amenities at Galle Face Hotel

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly


  • Computer use available
  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Executive lounge access
  • Family rooms
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Packed lunches
  • Free toiletries
  • Fruits
  • Garden view
  • Room service
  • Smoke alarms
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Hot tub
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Outdoor pool
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Express check-out
  • Hairdryer
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Air-conditioned
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Pants press
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Free parking
  • Pool towels
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Pool with a view
  • Private beach
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • 24hr front desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Storage available
  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Safety deposit box
  • Saltwater pool
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Elevator
  • Minibar
  • Shampoo
  • Pool bar
  • Shower
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Shower cap
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Adapter
  • Slippers
  • First-aid kit
  • Snack bar
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa
  • Sofa bed
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Body soap
  • Bottle of water
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Telephone
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Safe
  • Sauna
  • Toothbrush
  • City view
  • Trash cans
  • Coffee machine
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Conditioner
  • Valet parking
  • Desk
  • Dining area
  • Dining table
  • Walk-in shower
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Evening entertainment
  • Fitness center
  • Massage
  • Library


  • Babysitting or child care
  • Business center
  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Laundry service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Tour desk
  • Spa
  • Beauty salon
  • 24-hour security
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service

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Reviews for Galle Face Hotel

GreatBased on 663 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Great hotel in Colombo! (in 223 reviews)
  • very kind and helpful staff. (in 221 reviews)
  • "The staff are AMAZING - welcoming, helpful, discreet." (in 219 reviews)
Cons -
  • 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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9.7 Excellent
Best service I've had yet in Sri Lanka. Free upgrade to a junior sweet too. Staff were always eager to help. Classic Sri Lankan hospitality!!
10.0 Excellent
manager was great. people are friendly.

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Where is Galle Face Hotel

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FAQs when booking at Galle Face Hotel

Is pricing at Galle Face Hotel comparable to 5 star hotels in Colombo?

There is a 48% difference in the average nightly rate of 5 stars hotels in Colombo and the average nightly rate at Galle Face Hotel. The rate at Galle Face Hotel is just $100/night and is considered a very good deal when staying in Colombo.

How close is Galle Face Hotel to the nearest airport, Colombo Diyawanna Oya Seaplane Base Airport?

There are 4.6 mi between the closest airport, Colombo Diyawanna Oya Seaplane Base Airport, and Galle Face Hotel. The drive to the airport from the hotel should take you 0h 09m with a normal traffic flow. It’s important to take high traffic times into consideration, especially in metropolitan areas.

What is the best way for guests to get from Colombo Diyawanna Oya Seaplane Base Airport to Galle Face Hotel?

Getting from Colombo Diyawanna Oya Seaplane Base Airport to Galle Face Hotel can be as easy as renting a car at the airport’s rental desk for, on average, $47/day in Colombo. Luckily, Galle Face Hotel has parking on site for guests who choose this method of transportation. Rideshare apps and taxis remain a very common solution for Galle Face Hotel guests. This is often the most cost-effective method of transportation when visiting Colombo.

Is there a pool at Galle Face Hotel?

Yes. Many people visiting Colombo look for a hotel with a pool. Galle Face Hotel has a pool on site that hotel guests may use, but be advised that hotels typically have rules in regards to pool usage.

What is the Galle Face Hotel phone number?

For assistance regarding your reservation at Galle Face Hotel please call +94 112 541 010.

Does Galle Face Hotel have Wi-Fi available?

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

Is there a gym or fitness center at Galle Face Hotel?

Yes, there is a fitness center open to guests staying at Galle Face Hotel.

What is the check-out time at Galle Face Hotel?

The standard check-out time at Galle Face Hotel is 12:00 PM. Guests can usually check-in from 2:00 PM. Special arrangements may be available if discussed with the front desk.

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

Prices at Galle Face Hotel will vary depending on when you plan to stay and what room type you require. The average nightly room price recently has been $100, though some users have found rates as low as $25. To see prices for your dates, enter them in the form above.

Is there a restaurant at Galle Face Hotel?

Yes - Galle Face Hotel does have a restaurant. If you’re more interested in drinking than eating, there’s a bar on-site too.

Does Galle Face Hotel have a laundry service?

There’s a laundry service at Galle Face Hotel that can be used by guests. There are irons (and ironing boards) at the property too.