A magnificent cultural edifice situated right in the heart of Colombo, Sri Lanka, the Galle Face Hotel is a grand city hotel. A hallmark symbol of the colonial footprint in Sri Lanka, the hotel is situated an hour away from the Bandaranaike International Airport. A landmark building, the hotel first launched in 1864 and is today considered to be a symbol of tradition and heritage.
Illustrating resplendent lifestyle of a colonial power, the accommodation at the hotel provide for an opulent stay. The Superior Room finished with parquet flooring is suitable choice for the solitary traveller or the globetrotting duo. For a more roomier stay, the Landmark Rooms finished with an elegant design have been the preferred choice for stop over visitors. The Premier Room indulging its guests with a picturesque the view of the ocean. The Premier Rooms that are equipped with a balcony spoils the international traveller. Guests here can work on their tan while sipping a cold beverage on the large terrace. A romantic escape for honeymooners, the Junior Suite at the Galle Face Hotel flaunts a luxurious setting. Every suite presents an uninterrupted view of the sea with selected suites are equipped with a private veranda. The interior of the room is complete with a jacuzzi and wooden furnishings is dream for its lodgers.
Keeping in mind the exclusive traveller, the Heritage Suites at the hotel are lavish chambers finished with modern amenities. Fit for royalty, the seven suites provide deluxe features such as Butler Service, Buffet Breakfast, evening beverages with hot canapés and more. Aptly titled, the Empress, King Emperor, Presidential, Royal Thai, Royal Dutch, Commonwealth and Ceylon suites provide for a scenic panorama of the sea. The Ceylon Suite here is of historical value and one room in particular maintains an intriguing past, fascinating both native and non-natives alike.
A delicious journey for your taste palette, the Galle Face Hotel serves star quality food. Fine dining at the 1864 Restaurant and Wine Cellar is a memorable affair. Serving European cuisine prepared to precision, the restaurant is lauded as one of the finest eateries in Asia. Casual weekends can be best spent by the historic Chequerboard or at In on the Green for some drinks and entertainment. The Verandah is known for hosting a luscious high tea and for a variety of scrumptious food. Specializing in seafood, foodies at Sea Spray can gorge on sizzling prawns, batter fried cuttlefish and more! Inspiring guests to stay in their bathing suites the whole day, the Pool Terrace where you can enjoy the sun of a tropical country while floating around in a pool. Internationally renowned, the Traveler’s Lounge is a delicious treat for locals. In addition to serving mouthwatering appetizers and fruity cocktails, the walls at the lounge function as a gallery showcasing portraits of famous visitors. The list includes Scarlett Johansson, Che Guevara, Yuri Gagarin and more! Dining at the hotel is like feasting on a little bit of history.
For over a century, the Galle Face Hotel has boasted of being the ultimate wedding venue. Generations have celebrated the most important day of their life here. As a result, the Galle Face Hotel is synonymous with weddings. Maintaining cutting-edge features, the business centre coupled with an experienced events team certify successful conferences, meetings and more.
The hotel functions as a cultural metropolis. A museum, a showroom of vintage cars, a library hosting a selection of first editions are all accessible for the inquisitive guest. Recreation in the heart of Colombo is an effortless task at Galle Face Hotel. Maintaining a pool and a state of the art gym, your daily work out can be conducted as expected.
Savour a sample of history as you fall in love with the majestic Galle Face Hotel.