Galle Face Hotel



  • Iconic heritage hotel in unbeatable location
  • Waterfront swimming pool
  • Spa, fitness centre, reading room
  • Range of dining venues and bar

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Luke Pic

Having lived in Singapore, Nepal, South Korea and Hong Kong, I am captivated by Asia. Having traveled to every country in Asia, and worked in luxury travel for many years, curating once-in-a-lifetime trips comes naturally to me.


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Galle Face Hotel Colombo Overview

As the Raffles is to Singapore, the Peninsula to Hong Kong, or the Metropole to Hanoi – the Galle Face Hotel is an icon of Colombo. Situated in the heart of the city, facing the kite-flyers, fisherman, and seafood shacks of Galle Face Green, this majestic hotel has been thrilling guests since 1864, and following a recent top-to-toe restoration is now back to its former, luxurious glory. Rooms have a breezy, colonial feel with vintage fittings and furnishings sitting alongside modern amenities such as complimentary Wi-Fi, satellite LCD televisions, air conditioning, and large bathrooms. Dining experiences include elegant afternoon teas at the Verandah, an innovative modern menu at the 1864, or a fully stocked bar, wine, and cocktail menu at Chequerboard. The large swimming pool sits right on the waterfront and is complemented by a fitness centre, croquet lawn, library, and museum.

Our Flexi - Promise

  • Low Deposit To Book

    Book your trip with us and pay a reduced deposit with the rest 90 days before your departure

  • Full Flexibility

    If you are not comfortable travelling, you have the right to cancel and get a refund up to 45 days before your departure

  • ATOL & ABTOT Protected

    Your trip with us is fully financially protected by our travel insurers. Peace of mind guaranteed.

  • No Change Fees

    We will not charge you any admin fees if you would like to change your travel dates or destination with us


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Why book with Unforgettable Travel Co.

  • 100% Financial Protection

    We are a licensed and fully bonded tour operator financially protected by both the Civil Aviation Authority (ATOL) and the Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust (ABTOT). All clients that travel with us are fully financially protected.

  • Destination Experts

    Our travel experts live and breathe the destinations they specialise in. This shows in their passionate to create hand crafted trips for our clients. We don’t offer cookie cutter trips, just truly unforgettable journeys unlike any other.

  • The Best Guides

    What makes our trips extraordinary is the unique immersive experiences we include. We pride ourselves in our black book of sought after expert guides, game rangers and local contacts who believe in our philosophy, unforgettable.

  • We Care

    From the moment you book your trip, we are on hand 24/7 to assist you throughout your journey. With regional offices around the world, we have ground logistics teams on hand to help you every step of the way.