Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Galle Face Hotel - places to visit in Sri Lanka

                                 One of the ancient hotels in Sri Lanka 

                The Galle Face Hotel is situated in the heart of the commercial capital of Sri Lanka. An oasis of tranquillity amidst the hustle and bustle of the city by the side of the Indian Ocean. A feature unique among the hotels in Colombo. Established in 1864, the Galle Face Hotel soon became and continues to be one of the most exquisite hotels East of the Suez.

 the marvelous hotel in the capital

 the marvelous hotel in the capital at sunsetat night

Services and amenities
  1.  Private check-in and check-out                                                          
  2.  9 restaurants and 4 bars offering a range of dining experiences to suit      every taste                                                                                    
  3.  Specialty restaurants                                                                       
  4.  Wine Lounge combined with an underground wine cellar                        
  5.  3 grand ballrooms and 6 function rooms                                             
  6.  Wedding and Conference facilities                                                     
  7.  Galle Face Hotel Spa, a 20,000 sq. ft. spa inclusive of Colombo's largest saltwater swimming pool and gymnasium                                             
  8.  Personal Butler service                                                                     
  9.  Business Centre offering all Secretarial facilities                                   
  10.  The plush 'Piazza' Shopping Arcade offering designer labels                   
  11.  A Salon                                                                                          
  12.  Laundry Services                                                                              
  13.  A Museum and Art Gallery


         For in-house dining options, the hotel provides a range of venues.
The "Sea Spray Restaurant" located a few feet away from the Indian Ocean, provides guests an atmosphere where dining under the stars or a romantic candle light dinner can be enjoyed. Gourmet meals prepared from the freshest seafood is served here.

         The "Verandah Restaurant" offers buffet breakfasts ranging from American, Sri Lankan and Continental dishes, Businessman's lunch for the busy corporate executives, daily high tea buffets, candle lit dinners and large gatherings. The "Checkerboard" is a fine spot to unwind after a hard day at work enjoying the sunset while sipping a chilled beer or cocktail.

          The "Wine Lounge" which is located off from the Regency wing's main lobby, is inspired by elements of nature to create a mood of elegance and specially designed for lovers of fine wines, cigars and cheese. The "1864" Restaurant is the hotel's fine dining restaurant enlightening its grand history. Providing luxury and comfort, the restaurant offers gourmet specialities.

           Galle Face Hotel Spa is located in the Regency Wing and is spread over 20000 sq. ft area hidden gracefully by a beautifully landscaped garden overlooking the Indian Ocean. With soothing surroundings, traditional timber floors and nature friendly furnishing, guests can enjoy luxurious pampering. The Spa also includes Colombo's largest Saltwater Swimming Pool and a gymnasium.

           Professionally organized weddings, banquets and official functions are executed perfectly at the Galle Face Hotel. Elegant furnishing, graceful decor, high standards and perfect service ensure guests a remarkable experience. Other facilities include private check in and check out services, a personal butler service, a business centre with secretarial facilities, the "Piazza" shopping arcade with designer labels, a salon, laundry services, a museum and an art gallery.

                             Hotel Accommodations

Classic Wing

Fully air-conditioned rooms and suites which are elegantly furnished with modern amenities are offered at Galle Face Hotel. With views of the Indian Ocean, Galle Face Hotel Green Promenade or the Bustling city, guests can absorb the luxury the hotel has to offer.

Royal Suites - Boasting of being probably the largest suites in any hotel in Colombo, the suites offer a direct view of the Indian Ocean, a well equipped minibar, refrigerator, television, local/IDD Telephone facilities, attached private bathroom and a hairdryer.

Executive Suites - Spacious suites with direct ocean views while facilities include high ceilings, a well equipped minibar, refrigerator, television, local/IDD Telephone facilities, attached private bathroom and a hairdryer.

Standard Rooms - With a view of the garden, room facilities include a minibar, refrigerator, television, local/IDD facilities, attached private bathroom and a hairdryer.

Deluxe Rooms - Larger than the standard room and providing guests with a side sea view and also views of the Galle Face Green, facilities include minibar, refrigerator, television, local/IDD facilities, attached private bathroom and a hairdryer.

Regency Wing

The Newly refurbished wing of the Galle Face Hotel - The Regency offers Suites and rooms with unique themes that capture Sri Lanka's rich history. All units provide views of the Indian Ocean, the Piazza shopping arcade or the Spa Garden. The super luxury suites include living and dining areas, and are equipped with Jacuzzis, either in-room or on the balcony overlooking the ocean.

Suites The Oceanic Spa Suite which overlooks the Spa and the Indian Ocean has 2 jacuzzis with one in the balcony. The Oceanic Balcony Suite overlooks the Patio and the Ocean with a jacuzzi placed in the center of the room. The Oceanic Suite overlooks the ocean with in-room Jacuzzis. Additional Suites include the Piazza Spa Suite and the Piazza Suite.

Rooms include Oceanic Deluxe Rooms and Spa Deluxe Rooms as well as the Piazza Junior. Interconnecting rooms are also available

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Contact info.....

Galle Face Hotel
2, Galle road, Colombo 3,
Sri Lanka.

(941) 12541010/16
(941) 12543565/77

(941) 12541072/74

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