Hotels in Galle

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Galle, Sri Lanka
Nov 28 — Nov 292
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Cheapest month:May
Most expensive month:February
Average price in Galle:$131/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$5/night
Cheapest day:Thursday
Most expensive day:Monday
$30 - $330
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$58 - $105
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Cheapest hotels in Galle, Galle District

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Deltora Boutique Hotel
Deltora Boutique Hotel
9.6 Excellent
No 26 A, Bope Cross Road, Mahamodara, Galle, Sri Lanka
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0.9 mi from city centre,  

Deltora Boutique Hotel is located in Galle and is close to Galle Fort. It provides free Wi-Fi, an express check-in and check-out feature and a swimming pool.

$55
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Agnus Unawatuna
Agnus Unawatuna
9.1 Excellent
Bonavista Road Rumassala, Galle, Sri Lanka
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2.0 mi from city centre,  

Agnus Luxury Villa is located in Unawatuna and features free Wi-Fi. It also offers a swimming pool.

$89
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Where to stay in Galle

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

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 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.

Galle travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in Galle?

    487 reviews rated Amari Galle with an average score of 8.6/10. It may also be worth looking into the The Fortress Resort & Spa, which received a rating of 8.9/10 from 99 reviews. Le Grand Galle by Asia Leisure could also be a good option, with a score of 9.3/10 from 552 reviews.

  • What is a good hotel near Unawatuna Beach?

    A good hotel close to Unawatuna Beach is Nooit Gedacht Heritage Hotel-Original Dutch Governor's House (rated 8.3/10 from 401 reviews).

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

    For a good hotel near to Galle Fortress, consider Le Grand Galle by Asia Leisure - it is rated 9.3/10 from 552 HotelsCombined reviews.

  • How much is a hotel in Galle tonight?

    Prices for a hotel in Galle tonight are about $91 on average, but HotelsCombined users have found prices as low as $7 for tonight in the last 3 days. The best price found for a 4-star hotel in Galle tonight is $12.