ABOUT Galle Face Hotel

Providing guests with the luxury of two separate wings, the Galle Face Hotel Classic and the luxurious boutique hotel Regency are renowned to locals and tourists alike. Galle Face Hotel is a landmark heritage hotel which was established during the British Colonial Era, 1864 to be precise. One of the finest hotels in the country, guests are offered luxurious accommodation, elegant services, mouth-watering meals and an ambience of royalty.


Bathed in luxury and historical elegance, the Galle Face Hotel is a renowned landmark in Colombo offering guests inexplicable services. From the Classic Wing to the Regency, the hotel boasts of luxurious and comfortable guestrooms and suites, a heavenly spa area, banquet and conference facilities, fine dining restaurants and also a range of other services to keep you satisfied throughout your stay.


The Galle Face Hotel is located in the prime hub of Sri Lanka which is populated by a myriad of commercial and shopping complexes, main roads, railway lines, and the sea port. The Bandaranaike International Airport is located in Katunayake which is about 35km away from Colombo while airport transfers are available to and from the hotel.


The Classic Wing
The classic wing of the Galle Face Hotel offers fully air-conditioned guestrooms and suites furnished with modern and elegant furniture and facilities. There are a number of categories of guestrooms that you can choose from while you can experience a range of additional luxuries which includes the services of a personal butler. All rooms provide views of the magnificent Indian Ocean or the Galle Face Green Promenade. Room categories include the standard guestroom, the deluxe rooms, the executive suite and the royal suite. Standard facilities in all rooms include a television, an attached private bathroom, with hot/cold water, hair dryer and local/IDD facilities.

The Regency Wing
The entirely refurbished Southern Wing of the Galle Face Hotel which is famed as The Regency offers guests a variety of unique themes that depicts the rich history of Sri Lanka. All suites and guestrooms provide guests with the opportunity of enjoying beautiful views of the Indian Ocean, the Spa Garden or the shopping arcade 'Piazza'. There are a number of 82 guestrooms at the Regency wing while the super luxury suites include living and dining areas and also Jacuzzis that are found in-room or on the balcony overlooking the Indian Ocean. As a guest, you can request for private check-ins and check-outs. Room categories include deluxe rooms, oceanic deluxe room, spa deluxe rooms the Piazza junior, Oceanic spa suite, oceanic balcony suite, oceanic suite, the Piazza spa suite and the Piazza suite.


Dining facilities at the Galle Face Hotel is a simply stunning experience. There are number of dining venues available at the hotel. The Sea Spray Restaurant is a few steps away from the ocean where you can enjoy delectable sea food dishes under the stars. The Verandah Restaurant offers a wide spread buffet in the morning including continental, American and Sri Lankan cuisine. The businessman's lunch is a popular give away in the afternoons in the Verandah while the daily high tea buffet is always a much enjoyed favourite among locals as well as tourists. Dinner arrangements can also be made here be it a special candlelit dinner for two or a large gathering of friends. The Checkerboard is a popular venue where you can unwind after work with a beer or a cocktail watching the sunset over the horizon. The Regency wing boasts of the Wine Lounge with ethnic music, fine wines, cheese and cigars while the 1864 is the hotel's very own fine dining restaurant with a fine selection of gourmet specialties.

The Regency wing also offers a spa area hidden by a lushly sculpted garden overlooking the Indian Ocean. For total relaxation and wellness, the spa offers a range of therapies and pampering sessions where you can feel rejuvenated to the core. The hotel also boasts of a state of the art gymnasium and a swimming pool. The Galle Face Hotel is a much sought after venue when it comes to weddings and conferences. Guests are drawn with its elegance and quality of services. Other facilities at the hotel include a business centre, the 'Piazza' shopping arcade with a range of designer labels, a salon, laundry services, a museum and an art gallery.


From the beautiful beaches that are found around the island to the breathtaking scenery in the hill country, Sri Lanka is a paradise when it comes to holidaying. Tours and excursions can be made to all parts of the island where you can experience the historical grandeur and the natural splendour the country has in store. You can enjoy a tour to the hill capital of Kandy and breeze through the tea estates of Nuwara Eliya, enjoy a safari in Yala or Uda Walawe, make a sacred journey among the ancient ruins or simply head towards the South and enjoy the sun and surf by the exquisite beaches. You can also roam around the city of Colombo and enjoy its exciting venues day and night.

Our Facilities

The Galle Face Hotel swimming pool, the only salt water pool in Colombo, is private to hotel Guests and is the ideal place to relax with a cool drink or swim a few laps to work out the aches and pains after a busy day in the office or exploring the city.
These 27-30 square meter rooms offer complimentary Wi-Fi
These 27-30 square meter rooms offer complimentary air conditioning