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Discover well-known properties in Galle that are favored by visitors more than others. There are 1,644 hotels in Galle and price data was last updated on July 22, 2024. The average price for a hotel in Galle is $220/night.
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433 A, Dadella, Galle, Sri Lanka
Boasting beautiful views of the Indian Ocean, the hilltop Jetwing Lighthouse is 2 km from Galle’s centre. Minimalistic and elegant, this luxurious colonial-style hotel features 4 dining options, 2 outdoor pools, and a spa. Jetwing’s spacious rooms have a private balcony and a dressing room. Each room has cable TV, a DVD player, and tea/coffee making facilities. The attached bathroom is fitted with a bathtub and shower. Guests can join a yoga class, exercise in the gym, or play tennis. The hotel arranges whale watching trips and city tours. Services include laundry, car rental and currency exchange. Wi-Fi is free throughout the hotel. Open 24 hours, Cardamom Café offers light meals and refreshments. Anchor Bar and Grill serves sandwiches and grilled dishes. Coats of Arm Bar features a pool table and library, as well as sweeping ocean views. Jetwing Lighthouse is 146 km from Colombo’s Bandaranaike International Airport. It is easily accessible from attractions like Galle Fort, Galle Markets and the shopping street.
Free Wi-Fi
8.4
Excellent
232 reviews
Location
1.6 mi from city centre
523C, Colombo Road, Ginthota, Galle, Sri Lanka
Radisson Blu Resort Galle offers 5-star accommodation in Galle. Guests also have exclusive access to the on-site Breeze Spa and FIT Centre. The hotel provides free wireless internet and free private parking on site. For those wanting to exercise away from home the hotel offers a swimming pool. The rooms are air conditioned and include a private balcony, a mini bar and slippers. They each offer bottled water, movies-on-demand and tea and coffee making facilities. Guests staying at Radisson Blu Resort Galle can enjoy a unique dining experience at the on-site restaurant, suitably located for those who want to stay close by at mealtime. In the evening, guests are invited to enjoy a drink in the lounge bar. There is also a selection of drinks to enjoy at the outdoor bar, which has a view of the beach. The hotel is a convenient place to explore Galle Lighthouse and Galle Fort. The helpful staff at the tour desk are available to organise tours and activities in Galle.
Free Wi-Fi
8.1
Excellent
324 reviews
Location
2.7 mi from city centre
39 Pedlar Street, Galle, Sri Lanka
Free Wi-Fi
Airport shuttle
8.4
Excellent
7 reviews
Location
0.7 mi from city centre
Matara Road, PO Box 126, Habaraduwa, Galle, Sri Lanka
Traditional Sri Lanka meets ultra-modern interior design at The Fortress Resort and Spa, styled after Galle's historic Dutch fort. Enclosed within pretty walled gardens overlooking the Indian Ocean, this stylish resort offers an Ayurvedic-inspired spa Naturel, excellent regional and international cuisine and a fascinating wine cellar and restaurant, all within steps of the beach. Here you will find creative decor, with vibrantly coloured furniture and a glass-walled wine cellar blending with carefully designed lighting and vivid local art. Lounge in your daybed and admire the beautiful views of either the garden or the ocean from your room. Alternatively, spend time relaxing by the pool and fully absorb the laid-back atmosphere of this peaceful retreat. Stroll through the grounds to the beach and watch local stilt fishermen making their daily catch. Visit the historic Galle Fort or head further afield to Yala National Park to spot wild elephants, leopards and exotic birds. Return for a soothing massage in the spa. The Fortress Resort and Spa is a Small Luxury Hotels of the World property.
Pool
9.2
Excellent
203 reviews
Location
8.3 mi from city centre
Matara Road, Galle, Sri Lanka
A tropical retreat lined with palm trees, Weligama Bay Resortis located along Weligama Bay, a 10-minute walk from Weligama Town. This beachside hotel offers an outdoor pool and spa. Weligama Bay Resortoffers tour arrangements, including trips to go fishing or whale and dolphin watching. Resort facilities include a 24-hour front desk and concierge. Laundry service and currency exchange are available. Featuring wooden flooring and dark wood furniture, the air-conditioned rooms at Weligama Bay Resortcome with a safety deposit box and minibar. A flat-screen TV and DVD player are provided, and movies are available from the hotel’s DVD library. Located on the beach, the restaurant offers local and international specialities, as well as seafood dishes. Guests can dine at the open-air terrace or choose air-conditioned indoor seating. High tea and freshly baked pies are available in the afternoons. Weligama Bay Resortis a 3-hour drive from Bandaranaike International Airport.
Free Wi-Fi
8.5
Excellent
246 reviews
Location
15.9 mi from city centre
Bonavista Road Rumassala, Galle, Sri Lanka
Offering a rooftop with panoramic views of the Indian Ocean and an infinity pool, Agnus Unawatuna - Unawatuna is situated in Unawatuna, less than 1 km from Japanese Peace Pagoda. Located close to Unawatuna Beach and Jungle Beach the property provides free WiFi. All rooms have an en-suite, coffee and tea making facilities, satellite TV and WiFi. English Breakfast or Sri Lankan breakfast are available every morning at the accommodation. Guests can grab a bite to eat at the on-site restaurant. Guests at Agnus Unawatuna - Unawatuna will be able to enjoy activities in and around Unawatuna, like cycling, surfing, diving, snorkeling and hiking.
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
9.3
Excellent
482 reviews
Location
2.0 mi from city centre
182, Matara Road, Galle, Sri Lanka
Housed in a restored Dutch colonial building, Nooit Gedacht Heritage Hotel features 2 swimming pools, a huge garden and free parking on site. Ayurvedic treatments are available. WiFi is available for free in the property's reception area, lobby and restaurant. Guest rooms are fitted with a private veranda with views of the pool, lake or mountain. The en suite bathroom comes with toiletries and hot shower. Guests can enjoy massages at the Ayurvedic spa. The staff at the tour desk can assist with making travel arrangements. The on-site restaurant serves a variety of local dishes. Guests can also enjoy meals in the comfort of their own rooms. A 10-minute walk from Unawatuna Beach, Hotel Nooit Gedacht Heritage is 5 km from the Galle Fortress and 119 km from Colombo. Bandaranaike International Airport is 149 km away. Mini fridge is only available in the Superior Room. Guests can have their meals Buffet OR A ' la Carte at the Governor's Cafe. We serve a wide range of dishes Eastern & Western. Hotel has a Gym, Pool side Bar and a Herbal Spa.
Free Wi-Fi
8.4
Excellent
649 reviews
Location
2.6 mi from city centre
Church Street,10, Galle, Sri Lanka
Reborn as Amangalla boutique hotel in 2004, the grande dame of Galle Fort once welcomed throngs of travellers from globe-traversing P&O steamers as the New Oriental Hotel. Today, this luxurious retreat continues to attract cultured comfort-seekers with its blend of nostalgic fittings, centuries-old charm and modern flourishes.
Free Wi-Fi
Location
0.6 mi from city centre
Angulugaha, Galle, Sri Lanka
Kahanda Kanda is a boutique-style hotel located 17 km from Galle Fort. It offers an infinity pool, free parking and WiFi. The hotel has a 20-metre infinity-edged swimming pool, a spa and fitness centre. Spacious rooms feature thatched roofs, wooden flooring and luxurious 4-poster beds with canopy. They have seating areas with comfortable sofas and colourful fabrics. A safe and minibar are available. Guests can enjoy relaxing massages or activities such as snorkelling and cycling. Staff at Kanda Kahanda can help with bicycle rental and airport shuttle. Laundry service is also provided. Kanda Kahanda’s restaurant uses fresh locally grown fruits and vegetables to prepare local and Asian dishes. Poolside dining is available. The Galle-Matara Road is just 7.5 km away. The Kahanda Kanda Boutique Hotel Lanka is 160 km from Sri Lanka's International Airport and 130 km from Colombo.
Free Wi-Fi
9.5
Excellent
52 reviews
Location
8.6 mi from city centre
719/1, Galle Road, Devenigoda, Galle, Sri Lanka
The luxurious Aditya Resort offers spacious air-conditioned rooms with private plunge pools. Aside from free Wi-Fi, it also has a main outdoor pool, pampering spa and 24-hour restaurant. Fitted with cement flooring, rooms at Aditya come with a comfortable seating areas and large balcony or terrace. Each room is equipped with a flat-screen TV, DVD player and minibar. Aditya Hotel is a 25-minute drive from Galle Fort and a 4-hour drive from the nearest airport, Bandaranaike International Airport. Guests who drive can enjoy free on-site parking. Guests may take part in a Sri Lankan cooking class, or indulge in a relaxing massage at the spa. The hotel also provides bicycle rentals and laundry services. The on-site restaurant serves international dishes and fresh seafood at all times of the day. Private dining by the beach or in the garden can be arranged.
Free Wi-Fi
9.8
Excellent
31 reviews
Location
6.9 mi from city centre

Tips for booking hotels in Galle

Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Galle. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on July 22, 2024.
Cheapest month:October
Most expensive month:November
Average price in Galle:$220/night
Cheapest price found:$4/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Wednesday
$89 - $654
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$86 - $212
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Cheapest hotels in Galle, Sri Lanka

Discover affordable stays in Galle that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in Galle can be found for as low as $8 per night. There is currently one property in Galle that can be booked for this price. Anara Villa is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in Galle. Price data was last updated on July 22, 2024
For those on a budget, these are the cheapest hotels available in Galle for the selected dates. If you have the flexibility, change the dates selected to compare prices.
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Thalpe, Galle, Sri Lanka
5.5 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$8
Avg. per night
Yatagala, Galle, Sri Lanka
3.4 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$11
Avg. per night
65 Lighthouse St, Galle, Sri Lanka
0.8 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
$27
Avg. per night
Yaddehimulla Road, Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
2.5 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$41
Avg. per night
37, Rampart Street, Galle, Sri Lanka
0.9 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
Airport shuttle
$49
Avg. per night
102, Pedlar Street, Galle Fort, Galle, Sri Lanka
0.7 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$77
Avg. per night
No:10/4,Roomassala Road, Roomassala, Galle, Sri Lanka
1.9 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$78
Avg. per night
03, Leyn Baan Cross Street, Fort, Galle, Sri Lanka
0.7 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$97
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in Galle

Get a sense of the average price and most popular properties to stay in Galle to help you budget for your trip accordingly. Hotels that are booked the most in each class receive the “Most popular” badge. Hotels with the “Best value” badge are the most popular hotels in Galle at attractive prices. Price data was last updated on July 22, 2024.
A breakdown of the average price per hotel class in Galle. For added insight, we've also noted the most popular and best value hotels within each hotel class.
2 stars and under
03, Leyn Baan Cross Street, Fort, Galle, Sri Lanka
37, Rampart Street, Galle, Sri Lanka
4 stars +
433 A, Dadella, Galle, Sri Lanka
Matara Road, PO Box 126, Habaraduwa, Galle, Sri Lanka
523C, Colombo Road, Ginthota, Galle, Sri Lanka

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Other accommodations in Galle

Find the perfect hostel, theme hotel, or vacation rental for your stay in Galle. There are 1,644 hotels in Galle and price data was last updated on July 22, 2024. The average price for a stay in Galle is $220/night.
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523C, Colombo Road, Ginthota, Galle, Sri Lanka
2.7 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$171
Avg. per night
Habaraduwa, Galle, Sri Lanka
6.6 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Parking
$1,661
Avg. per night
Galle Living ( Pvt ) Ltd, Galle Road, Habaraduwa, Galle, Sri Lanka
6.7 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
Airport shuttle
$135
Avg. per night
Matara Road, PO Box 126, Habaraduwa, Galle, Sri Lanka
8.3 mi from city centre
Pool
$200
Avg. per night
719/1, Galle Road, Devenigoda, Galle, Sri Lanka
6.9 mi from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
$222
Avg. per night

Where to stay in Galle

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About Galle

Galle is a gem on Sri Lanka’s south-west coast. A living World Heritage Site, this fortified city is known for its exotic old port, grand museums, ancient mosques and imposing Dutch colonial architecture. Amble along its labyrinth of lanes passing by eclectic boutiques, chic cafes and quirky galleries.

Things to do in Galle

Fringed by the sparkling Indian Ocean, Galle Fort is located in the heart of the city. Built by the Portuguese in 1588, the fort is a delightful place to explore on foot, home to the whitewashed Meera Mosque, Old Dutch Hospital and Galle Lighthouse. For a greater appreciation of the fort and its hidden secrets, join a 90-minute walking tour and watch the sunset over Flag Rock, the most southerly point of Galle Fort.

Discover the pioneering history of Galle Fort at the National Maritime Museum. Established in 1656, the museum is housed in one of the region’s oldest buildings and showcases artefacts from the Dutch, British and Portuguese eras.

Find a unique souvenir of your time in Sri Lanka amongst Galle’s many antique and handicraft stores. One of the oldest shops in the area, Lihiniya is the perfect place to buy precious gems and handmade jewellery. For a taste of Galle’s fresh produce and fragrant street food, visit the 300-year-old Dutch Market.

Join a yoga class at the Sudharmalaya Temple, a welcoming and peaceful retreat on the western edge of Galle. The whitewashed temple is the centre Buddhism in Galle and features beautiful murals and a unique reclining Buddha statue.

Getting around Galle

Galle is a scenic train, bus or car ride from Colombo. The town is best explored on foot. However, tuk-tuks are available if you need to get somewhere quickly. Local buses provide easy transport to the nearby cities of Matara, Hikkaduwa and Unawatuna.

Facts about staying in Galle

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Galle to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on July 22, 2024.
  • What are the best hotels in Galle?

    Galle is home to many highly-rated hotels, one of which is Le Grand Galle by Asia Leisure, which has a current rating of 8.5. For other potential stays, consider Radisson Blu Resort Galle and Jetwing Lighthouse, which can also be great places to stay in Galle.

  • What is a good hotel near Unawatuna Beach?

    Thaproban Pavilion Resort & Spa is a good hotel close to Unawatuna Beach - it has scored 8.3 over 417 reviews from HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel in Galle near Galle Fortress?

    Le Grand Galle by Asia Leisure is a hotel near Galle Fortress that is popular with HotelsCombined users, scoring 8.5 from 649 reviews.

  • What is the cheapest month to book a hotel in Galle?

    The cheapest month to book a hotel in Galle is October ($89). Conversely, the most expensive month to stay in Galle is November ($654).

  • What is the cheapest day to book a hotel in Galle?

    The cheapest day to stay in Galle is Sunday ($86). On the other hand, travelers can expect to pay the most on Tuesday, when the average nightly price is $212.

  • Are there any hotels in Galle close to Koggala?

    The closest hotel to Koggala is The Fortress Resort and Spa, which is located 8.3 mi away from the city center.

  • What are some other cities to stay in when visiting Southern?

    In addition to Galle, travelers opt to visit Hikkaduwa when visiting Southern. Unawatuna is also a popular choice to visit.

  • How many hotels are there in Galle?

    In total, there are 1,644 hotels to choose from in Galle, compared to 10,582 properties in Southern.

  • Are there accommodation options other than hotels in Galle?

    In addition to hotels, consider choosing from 5 hostels, 2 apartments, and 156 vacation rentals in Galle.

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