Welcome to Galle Face HotelSri 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.
About the Galle Face HotelThe Galle Face Hotel is an award winning, iconic Hotel located at the heart of Colombo, Sri Lanka. It is probably the only Hotel in the world which has a setting of a sea front city Hotel combined with the features of a beachside resort together with a unique heritage. Founded in 1864, the Hotel is one of the landmarks in Asia with a rich colonial history. Today, the Galle Face Hotel is acclaimed as one of the best heritage Hotels in Sri Lanka and in 2012 it became the first Hotel in the country to be featured on a postage stamp.
Where to find Galle Face HotelGalle Face Hotel is situated in the heart of Colombo’s business district, along the Indian Ocean seafront facing the famous Galle Face Green.
Galle Face Hotel is situated in the heart of Colombo’s business district, along the Indian Ocean seafront facing the famous Galle Face Green. It is a 15-minute drive from Odel Shopping Mall and just 36 km from Colombo International Airport.
The hotel has two wings: the Classic Wing and the Regency Wing which has 81 well-appointed rooms, with some offering excellent views across the Indian ocean and the fascinating view of evening sunset.
The Hotel is under restoration and refurbishment. We are currently operating 81 rooms.
16 Standard rooms
28 Superior rooms
25 Deluxe rooms
Accommodations of Galle Face Hotel Colombo
Our Food and Beverage team can offer an individually crafted in-room dining experience, for a couple, family or small group.
Facing the Galle Face Road, In... on the green offers casual dining and drinking in pub atmosphere, with live music, TV’s showing sports events, and a quiz night every Wednesday
The 1864 Restaurant is fine dining at its best and is open all day for whenever guests feel the need to indulge in delectable cuisine from around the world.
The Poolside Bar and Terrace offers casual dining in a relaxed outdoor environment next to the swimming pool and overlooking the Colombo shoreline.
The Verandah Restaurant is closed for refurbishment.
The Verandah Restaurant offers Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner allows guests to enjoy their meals amidst a colonial setting. The menu is truly international and includes delicacies to suit every palette.
The Sea Spray Restaurant is closed for refurbishment.
The Sea Spray Restaurant has one of the most extensive seafood menus on offer in the city of Colombo. Overlooking the Indian Ocean, diners can enjoy an array of specially prepared seafood while also taking in the cool sea breeze and witnessing a spectacular view of the Indian Ocean.
Galle Face Hotel offers Spa and Swimming pool facilities in a calm and comfortable environment for our guests to relax after a busy day. We also provide well-equipped gym facilities to keep you in shape.
The ideal venue for meetings and conferences, weddings and banquets.
With excellent facilities & the perfect environment for business and pleasure.
New meeting & conference centre is now open.
The Grand Ballroom and Jubilee Room are under renovation and restoration.
New banquet halls will be available from January 2015.