Galle Face Hotel - Colombo
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Sri Lanka’s iconic historic hotel, Galle Face Hotel, situated in the heart of Colombo, along the seafront facing the famous Galle Face Green.

No visit to Sri Lanka is complete without staying at this elegant historic award winning hotel built in 1864. The hotel reflects the grandeur of a bygone era yet offering modern comfort for today’s traveler.

One of the oldest hotels East of the Suez, the Galle Face Hotel was established in 1864. Over the years, the hotel has housed royalty and celebrity. It has survived many trials and stands testimony of the inherent the Sri Lankan warmth. Today it is where old world charm meets modern luxurious hospitality.


Regency Wing Standard Room
Located on the 3rd floor of the Regency Wing. Eight rooms have an ocean view, eight to the Colombo skyline. All have a Queen size bed. The rooms are, air-conditioned, comfortably appointed with an ensuite bathroom with amenities, and all rooms offer an interconnect, ideal for families.

Regency Wing Superior Room
Well-appointed, comfortable rooms, some with limited views, but others offering additional living space and an interconnect. The rooms are air-conditioned, with an ensuite bathroom, wardrobe and luggage space

Regency Wing Deluxe Room
Well-appointed, comfortable rooms, offering a partial ocean view and garden view of the famous Galle Face Hotel Chequer Board. The rooms are air-conditioned, with an ensuite bathroom, wardrobe and luggage space.

Ocean View Balcony Suite
Four sizeable suites, with a double balcony, in-room Jacuzzi, and offering views of the Indian Ocean and the Galle Face Hotel garden area with the Chequer Board terrace. These rooms are ideal for honeymoon couples.

Ocean View Suite
Six suites, with a separated living area, ensuite bathroom, offering stunning views across the Indian Ocean, overlooking the swimming pool, and with commanding views of the Colombo shoreline and Galle Face garden. These suites have a privacy door to create a separate living complex with an adjacent hotel room. Making it an ideal option for families

Ocean View Spa Suite
Two sizeable suites on the first floor of the hotel, overlooking the Indian ocean and the swimming pool, with ample balcony space to include a Jacuzzi and lounge area. Inside the well-appointed room, is a four poster bed, and ensuite bathroom with another Jacuzzi. Both suites have a privacy door to create a separate living complex with an adjacent hotel room making it an ideal option for families.


The Galle Face Hotel offers Spa and Swimming pool facilities in a calm and comfortable environment for our guests to relax after a busy day. The hotel also provide well-equipped gym facilities to keep you in shape.

  • Gym (open 24 hours)
  • Spa (09:00 – 22:00)
  • Swimming Pool (07:00 – 19:00)

Things to do

Colombo city features some interesting attractions in Sri Lanka. The city of Colombo is a modern metropolis with a wealth of history all within a few minutes drive. Galle Face Hotel is centrally located and is in close proximity of shopping malls and movie theatres for those who wish to take a dose of the city's entertainment offering.

  • Historic

Fort District
Old Parliament Building
Clock Tower & Light House

  • Temples and churches

St Andrews’ Kirk
Wolvendaal Church
St Lucias’ Cathedral
Seema Malakaya
Gangaramaya Temple
Jami-ul-alfar Mosque

  • Museums and Galleries

National Museum
National Art Gallery
Natural History Museum
The Dutch Museum

  • Parks and Gardens

Cinnamon Gardens
Viharamahadevi Park
Dehiwela Zoological Gardens

  • Shopping

Paradise Road
House of Fashion

  • Day Trips

Elephant Orphanage Pinnawela
Bentota Beach
Negombo Beach

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