We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
24/12/2017 25/12/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Galle Face Hotel Colombo

    No. 2, Galle Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
    011 94 11 2 541010
    Call
    Hotel website
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    24/12/2017 25/12/2017
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
     13 people are viewing this hotel
    Lock in the lowest price from our partners
    US$503
    US$478
    View Deal
    Traveller (2172)
    Room & Suite (337)
    Storyboard
    Overview
    • Excellent47%
    • Very good33%
    • Average12%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible3%
    Travellers talk about
    “galle face” (478 reviews)
    “sea spray” (76 reviews)
    “colonial hotel” (121 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast Buffet
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Concierge
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Dry Cleaning
    Butler Service
    Housekeeping
    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
    Similar Hotel Deals
    See all 55 hotels in Colombo
    Rooms
    24 Dec25 Dec
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 8 partner sites to see rooms from US$478.
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Colombo hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "35b5c4390beb41a7885e75a20e238231", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":2038179,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[35113394],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":24,"month":12,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":25,"month":12,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":478,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"35b5c4390beb41a7885e75a20e238231","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":503,"lowestMetaPrice":478,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":503,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":503,"lowestMetaPrice":478,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":503,"hotelName":"Galle Face Hotel Colombo","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjM1YjVjNDM5MGJlYjQxYTc4ODVlNzVhMjBlMjM4MjMxIiwiQUlLIjoiMWFjOGNjNThjZmYzNDE1ZDk2YThiYjUyNTU5MGMyYTYifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "24/12/2017", "checkOut": "25/12/2017", "lowestPrice": "US$478", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"119258939":"TravelClickIB50","79073860":"OrbitzEWS","35113394":"BookingCom","76546597":"Hotwire","109305913":"HotelsCom2IB","79594517":"CheapTicketsEWS","71239604":"TravelocityEWS","68898661":"CancelonIB"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[]},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Reviews (3,079)
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language
    • More languages

    1 - 5 of 2,670 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    I was house-bound for a full day there during the recent cyclone and could not have been happier. The facilities allow one to find an activity for most of the day. The old world charm has been kept and is polished every day.

    Thank paul m
    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 7 May 2017

    What a great grand historical hotel. It sits right on the ocean with big open verandas to sit out on and gaze at the water with the sound of waves crashing. We were only here for one night but loved everything about the place. Our...More

    6  Thank 2ktravel
    Response from Deni D, General Manager at Galle Face Hotel ColomboResponded 12 May 2017

    Thank you for choosing The Galle Face Hotel for your most recent visit to Colombo and for taking the time to give us such a great review score! Reviews such as this really do help future guest's envision what an experience at the property promises....More

    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    It's really a nice hotel, it reminds me the colonial British time! You will love it. And enjoy your time with probably the best ocean view hotel on Earth. Uhhhhhaaaaa! I Love the hotel. Definitely you will also like it.

    Thank Faruk H
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    located at the best place in colombo.. old world charm ..large open spaces and rooms.. renovated modern interiors and bathrooms..great views..breakfast..pool..common ares.. and the food at the restaurants!!

    1  Thank Sumeetbr
    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    We have stayed at the Galle Face Hotel in Colombo and what an amazing and intimate experience . The colonial style hotel has superb service , wonderful rooms and great restaurants and a pool that fronts onto the Indian Ocean . We encountered expert and...More

    1  Thank Liz C
    Cinnamon Grand Colombo
    3,852 reviews
    #4 of 55 hotels in Colombo
    0.4 km
     
    Hilton Colombo
    2,136 reviews
    #11 of 55 hotels in Colombo
    1.4 km
     
    Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo
    2,470 reviews
    #3 of 55 hotels in Colombo
    1.1 km
     
    Taj Samudra Colombo
    2,270 reviews
    #8 of 55 hotels in Colombo
    0.3 km
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Room Service
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$147 - US$389 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #1 On the Beach Hotel in Colombo
    • #3 Spa Hotel in Colombo
    • #5 Luxury Hotel in Colombo
    • #7 Family Hotel in Colombo
    • #8 Business Hotel in Colombo
    • #8 Romantic Hotel in Colombo
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 156
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Priceline, Travelocity, Hotels.com, Orbitz, TripOnline SA, Hotwire, Agoda, Ctrip TA, getaroom.com, HotelQuickly, Cancelon and Evoline ltd so you can book your Galle Face Hotel Colombo reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Sri Lanka >
    • Western Province >
    • Colombo
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (2172)
    Room & Suite (337)
    Pool & Beach (195)
    Dining (192)
    Hotel & Grounds (1498)
    Bathroom (88)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (43)
    Family and Play Areas (8)
    Nearby
    Hilton Colombo
    2,136 reviews
    1.35 km away
     
    Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo
    2,470 reviews
    1.09 km away
     
    Cinnamon Grand Colombo
    3,852 reviews
    .36 km away
     
    Taj Samudra Colombo
    2,270 reviews
    .29 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    The Lagoon
    1,276 reviews
    .38 km away
    Nuga Gama at Cinnamon Grand Colombo
    577 reviews
    .46 km away
    Chutneys At Cinnamon Grand Colombo
    954 reviews
    .37 km away
    Echo
    422 reviews
    .29 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Galle Face Green
    1,375 reviews
    .26 km away
    Temple of Sri Kailawasanathan Swami Devasthanam Kovil
    232 reviews
    .90 km away
    Seema Malaka Temple
    312 reviews
    1.02 km away
    Beira Lake
    150 reviews
    .95 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    iqbalhaji5
    23 November 2017|
    AnswerShow all 5 answers
    Response from Christofbert | Reviewed this property |
    Face galle, without a doubt!
    0
    Votes
    Helen L
    31 October 2017|
    AnswerShow all 2 answers
    Response from Deni D | Property representative |
    Hello Helen, Both room categories are granted access to our executive lounge. Yours Sincerely, Deni Ohlsen-Dukic
    0
    Votes
    anubhav73
    2 October 2017|
    AnswerShow all 4 answers
    Response from Deni D | Property representative |
    Hello! Thank you for writing to us! Do let me know what your preferences are and I will be able to suggest a good fit for you. I would however recommend our premier rooms or oceanic junior suites which offer views of the... More
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "Sea View Rooms"
    Read review
    "Sea facing rooms on higher floors have unobstructed view of Indian Ocean are better"
    Read review
    "Ask for a pool side view room"
    Read review
    "Insist on a room facing the sea, not the main road, or overlooking the car park!"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing