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11 Closenberg Rd, Galle 80000 Sri Lanka See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
3 Star accommodation
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30 Sep1 Oct
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here for lunch week ago. our group was over 200 pax and had a super Sri Lankan meal. The food was so good that many people went for a 2nd helping. The service was as per expectation. many of us enjoyed the old...More

Thank DrFerdi2014
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This charming hotel built in 1860 stands majestically on a hilltop amidst lush tropical gardens, and flanked by the ocean called the Magalle Bay. It overlooks the UNESCO heritage listed iconic Galle Fort just 3.4 km by road (10 minutes max.), and the mythical Rumassala...More

Thank Sharmini S
Reviewed 16 August 2018

The staff was very accommodating and attentive. The hotel seemed to be once a magnificent place with its architecture and design. Unfortunately it has fallen into disrepair and has not been taken care of. The room had a beautiful view from a larger than normal...More

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 11 August 2018

We loved this wonderful place. The staff made us feel like family members. The rooms were sunny and clean. Very comfortable and quiet place. Perfect place from which you can base your trip through the south. We would recommend this hotel to all travelers.

Thank Ajith C
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This charming hotel from the 1800s is located on a hilltop with magnificent view of the ocean and the beach. Our room had ocean view, with a cozy balcony. The infinity pool was very nice, one of a kind. The view from the pool was...More

Thank Fredrik A
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Closenberg was built by Captain Bayley in 1860 on top of a peninsula overlooking Galle harbor and the Indian Ocean. Since 1889 it belongs to the Perera Abeyewardene family and is today preserved as a ...More heritage hotel. Large spacious halls, long verandas adorned with antique furniture and terraced gardens are in keeping with Dutch architecture. High ceilings resting on tall round columns and large louvered Teak doors set in arched doorways permit the flow of cool air. Alongside an experience of Sri Lanka's rich colonial past, we offer our guest a welcoming atmosphere, fine dining and an unparalleled view. Closenberg Hotel unique features are: The best location at the middle of Galle Harbor, Uninterrupted seaview from all our rooms, Direct access to beautiful sandy beach ideal and safe for surfing and swimming in all seasons, The unique and timeless elegance of an old Sri Lankan Heritage Hotel often copied but so hard to achieve, A sophisticated blend of service, tradition and cultural experiences Luna Terrace Bar Lounge is the funky trendy place to go and be seen in Galle. Great selection of cocktails, top brand spirits, tapas and fine cafe food. The new infinity pool overlooking the surf of Magalle Bay is a "must have experienced". Closenberg is the ideal gateway for enjoying the beauty of Southern Sri Lanka! Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Breakfast included
Room Service
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Concierge
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel Style
On the Beach
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
16
Price range
US$94 - US$177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Closenberg Hotel Galle
Location
Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle District > Galle
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Dining (24)
Family and Play Areas (4)
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Gayana M
23 January 2015|
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"Rooms on the top floor facing the ocean."
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"Choose another hotel."
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"The upper floor rooms have the best view of the bay but all rooms have a good view"
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"Choose a room that overlooks the sea."
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