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Monday, January 13, 2014

Galle Face Hotel in Colombo


Galle Face Hotel in Colombo

Sri 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.

Attractions in Colombo

Colombo city features some interesting attractions in Sri Lanka. The city of Colombo is a modern metropolis with a wealth of history all within a few minutes drive. Galle Face Hotel is centrally located and is in close proximity of shopping malls and movie theatres for those who wish to take a dose of the city's entertainment offering.


Historic
Fort District
Old Parliament Building
Clock Tower & Light House

Temples and churches
St Andrews’ Kirk
Wolvendaal Church
St Lucias’ Cathedral
Seema Malakaya
Gangaramaya Temple
Jami-ul-alfar Mosque


Museums and Galleries
National Museum
National Art Gallery
Natural History Museum
The Dutch Museum

Parks and Gardens
Cinnamon Gardens
Viharamahadevi Park
Dehiwela Zoological Gardens

Shopping
Barefoot
Odel
Paradise Road
House of Fashion

Day Trips
Elephant Orphanage Pinnawela
Kandy



Contact  Galle Face Hotel

Contact Galle Face Hotel. For general information please email us at information@gallefacehotel.net, or for a reservation to stay at our Hotel, reservations@gallefacehotel.net . Alternatively please call us or send a fax.

Tel: +(94) 11 254 1010
Fax: +(94) 11 254 1072