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The Galle Face Hotel

Established during the British Colonial rule in 1864, the Galle Face Hotel is the oldest hotel in Asia and is a masterpiece of Victorian architecture. The hotel is a heritage landmark and still exudes the old world charm that brought it fame in the colonial era. Through the years this stately hotel has hosted royalty, world leaders and celebrities.
The south wing of the hotel underwent extensive restoration in 2004 and now operates as the Regency Wing. The other wing of the Hotel is called the 'Classic Wing' which houses 65 rooms restored in colonial grandeur with Victorian architecture.
The décor is stately, with an abundance of dark wood everywhere, polished wooden floors and panelling, drapes that drop down from the ceiling over arched windows, and period furniture. The view of the Indian Ocean from the premium rooms and its terraces and gardens are a treat. The tranquillity of watching a tropical sunset with the breeze and the sea for company has held guests in thrall for over a hundred years.
Guests occupying either Wing can access a range of restaurants including the common restaurant called 'The 1864' or the 'Verandah' restaurant which overlooks the sea.

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