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"125 year old 5 Star" Galle Face Tip by ogb4619

Galle Face, Colombo: 13 reviews and 18 photos

This old colonial building has been regularly refurbished and is now almost Concours D'Elegence.!!
The rooms could house a family of 6.
The bathrooms are as big as most Sri Lanakan houses.
TThe buffet each night and the free cultural shows are very professional.
It has its own "beach" but you can't swim as the water is up to the rock wall.
Next to the hotel is a 10 acre or more park where people hang-out at night time, fly kites, chat, have picnics and enjoy music.

This place is alive.!!
the hotel has a well organised disco and most other facilities that you'd expect of a 4 star Asian hotel.

Unique Qualities: 125 year old heritage from British colonial days.

Address: 2 Galle Road, Colombo
Price Comparison: more expensive than average
Directions: 5 minutes taxi ride from city but on the way to the city from the airport.
Phone: (941) 541010
Price: US$80-120
Theme: Hotel

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  • Written Sep 27, 2003
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