The Regency Galle Face Hotel | Colombo | Sri Lanka



Asia’s Emerald on the Green …
since 1864

In the heart of Colombo, the commercial capital of Sri Lanka, regally stands the Galle Face Hotel, a premier legend, one of Asia’s best. Step into the newly refurbished Southern Wing of Galle Face Hotel – The Regency and immediately you will experience how modern day luxuries have been tastefully incorporated into the Victorian design and architecture of years gone by.

“The peacefulness and generosity I encountered at the Galle Face Hotel cannot be matched” – Princess Alexandra of Denmark

82 rooms consisting of a multitude of suites cater to both business and leisure travellers with a perfect combination… the ambience of the past and the superior facilities and comforts of today.

Guests can look forward to theme rooms and suites, fantastic specialty restaurants, a plush shopping arcade – Piazza, a museum, an exclusive life-enhancing spa and many more attractions located in the new wing.


The Regency Galle Face offers well appointed fully air conditioned rooms and suites, which have been furnished in elegant Galle Face Hotel style. The rooms offer a range of additional luxuries including the services of your personal Butler.

Built within the newly refurbished Southern Wing of Galle Face Hotel – The Regency offers unique themes capturing a mood borrowing from the rich history of the hotel. All Rooms and Suites offer sweeping views of the Indian Ocean, the shopping arcade ‘Piazza’ or the Spa Garden.

The 82 rooms at The Regency consist of a multitude of suites that can be combined to provide a variety of living spaces that fit the needs of the visitors. The super luxury suites include living and dining areas, and are equipped with Jacuzzis, either in-room or on the balcony overlooking the ocean.

Personal Butler service
Business Centre offering all Secretarial facilities
In-room Wi-Fi System
The plush ‘Piazza’ Shopping Arcade offering designer labels
A Salon
Laundry Services
A Museum and Art Gallery

Special rates on accommodation offers to visit other parts of Sri Lanka combined with your stay at The Regency at Galle Face Hotel.


Dining at The Galle Face Hotel is an experience to be cherished. Wine and dine at our wide variety of restaurants and settings. Try the delicious sea-food just a few feet away from the Indian Ocean. The Checker Board for Sunset Cocktails & intimate Garden parties. The Veranda Restaurant, where one can order from the A la’ Carte Menu & savour one of the most scintillating sunsets in the evening with a panoramic view of the Indian Ocean.

Sea Spray Restaurant
This is a wonderful seafood restaurant just a few steps away from the Indian Ocean, where you can dine under the stars by candlelight, with twinkling lights of the distant fishing boats. The sound of the sea is music to your ears as you enjoy a gourmet meal prepared from the freshest seafood and local produce. The menu features mouth-watering creations by the executive Chef Haleesha complimented by a bottle of wine of your choice from the extensive wine list available.

Verandah Restaurant
The day begins with a buffet breakfast at the Verandah Restaurant, with a wide ranging menu featuring continental, to American and Sri Lankan foods. The Businessman’s Lunch at the Verandah is popular among Colombo’s corporate executives. The calm ambience and Colonial architecture has become a favourite among the city’s top business folk who find it all conducive to business.

High Tea is served daily at the Verandah, which attracts a wide cross-section of customers both local and foreign. They come to enjoy a leisurely afternoon chatting over a cup of Ceylon’s finest tea, with a range of more than 20 tea time snacks, waffles, sandwiches, scones, cookies and pastries.

Dinner at the Verandah is a special experience too. Whether it is an intimate candlelight dinner for two, or a large gathering, the Verandah and the Terrace below are flexible enough to accommodate your needs.

The best place in Colombo to watch the sunset, the Checkerboard at the GFH is the most popular venue at which to relax and unwind after a long day at work. A choice of cold beers and exotic cocktails can be the perfect complement to a glorious Galle Face sunset.

Wine Lounge
Leading off from the main lobby, the Wine Lounge is designed to pay tribute to the hotel’s grand history. Inspired by wine cellars of the Mediterranean, its teak wooden floors and wall panels sets the tone of an European chateau. The unusual blend of fabrics used in the interior design, the lighting in fiery colours of red, orange and yellow, and the spectacular views combine to create a mood of elegance and intimate luxury. The music is ethnic, and chosen to create a sense of rare mystique unique to Galle Face Hotel. The Wine Lounge is more than a place to savour your favourite vintage with friends. It is a lifestyle experience for lovers of fine wines, cheeses and cigars.

The 1864

A setting of elegance… appropriately called ‘The 1864’ – here you will discover the hotel’s fine dining experience paying tribute to its grand history. A wonderful setting promising luxury and comfort – The 1864 is one of the most elegant restaurants serving a fine selection of gourmet specialities.


The Galle Face Hotel Spa embodies the age-old hospitality of the East in all its elegant tranquillity and sophistication. This luxuriously appointed spa located in side the Galle Face Hotel is spread over a 20,000 sqft area, hidden gracefully by a lush beautifully sculpted garden overlooking the warm azure waters of the Indian Ocean.

As you enter through its doors a warm sense of well-being will overwhelm you, and the graceful architecture, soothing surroundings, relaxing water elements, traditional timber floors and nature-friendly furnishings complemented by soft calming music will set the ambience for you to enjoy the ultimate in pampering.

Products & Services: 5 restaurants and 2 bars, Wine Lounge combined with an underground wine cellar, 3 grand ballrooms and 6 function rooms, Wedding and Conference facilities, Galle Face Hotel Spa, inclusive of Colombo’s largest saltwater swimming pool and gymnasium, Personal Butler service, Business Centre offering all Secretarial facilities, Salon, Laundry Services, Museum and Art Gallery.

Check-in/Check-out Time: Normal Check-in is 12.00 noon and Check-Out is 11.00 a.m. Earlier Check-in or later Check-out time could be requested on a case by case basis and the hotel may agree depending on availability.

Address: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Airport: Colombo International


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