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10 Best Hotels in Galle

Le Grand Galle by Asia Leisure
5 out of 5
No 30 Park Road, Kaluwalla, Galle, Galle District
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The price is AU$306 per night
2.07 km from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (91 reviews)

"Wonderful view of the fort. Really nice infinity pool and good sunset views. Nice large room with big bath. Lots of space. Friendly welcome. Breakfast was OK - not amazing service and we had to ask a number of times for coffees, water, etc. Compared to the rest of our trip bottled water was pretty ..."…"

Reviewed on 20 Feb. 2020

Le Grand Galle by Asia Leisure
Amari Galle
5 out of 5
523C Galle Road, Ginthota, Galle
The price is AU$163 per night
3.01 km from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (141 reviews)
Magnficent views of the Ocean!

"Beautiful Hotel! We had a one bedroom suite and it was magnificent. We had a huge wraparound patio with panoramic views of the ocean all around, that is almost felt like we were in the middle of the Ocean. The rooms were decorated beautifully with Ocean colors.Our room boy Lasith was the best. His ..."…"

Reviewed on 21 Feb. 2020

Amari Galle
3.5 out of 5
Church Street,10, Galle, Southern Province
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2.8 km from city centre
Villa 26
3 out of 5
Villa 26, Sri Hemananda Mawatha, Bataganvila, Galle, Southern
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The price is AU$21 per night
0.42 km from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)

"The place was really comfortable and welcoming. The host, Sita and her husband were extremely helpful and informative. Sita is a great cook as well if you want home made Sri Lankan food."…"

Reviewed on 3 Mar. 2020

Villa 26
Tamarind Hill by Asia Leisure
4.5 out of 5
No. 288, Dadella, Galle
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The price is AU$149 per night
1.47 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (63 reviews)
Amazing experience, I will be back!

"I loved this hotel so much. The hotel itself was beautiful, clean and historic. The pool was amazing and the grounds were great. Above all of it was that the staff was so incredible. They were helpful and kind. I was traveling alone and the restaurant manager was completely helpful to me, giving ..."…"

Reviewed on 6 Mar. 2020

Tamarind Hill by Asia Leisure
Jetwing Lighthouse
5 out of 5
433 A, Dadella, Galle
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The price is AU$478 per night
1.74 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (115 reviews)

"one of the best resorts. landscape, food, staff, spa..... everything was great"…"

Reviewed on 28 Feb. 2020

Jetwing Lighthouse
The Bartizan
3 out of 5
77 Pedlar Street, Galle Fort, Galle
The price is AU$102 per night
2.8 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (28 reviews)

"Very well managed. Excellent breakfasts.great bed linen"…"

Reviewed on 5 Jul. 2019

The Bartizan
Bilin Tree House
3 out of 5
No 4, Subadrarama Road, Makuluwa, Galle, SP
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The price is AU$134 per night
2.89 km from city centre
Bilin Tree House
Jetwing Kurulubedda
4.5 out of 5
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The price is AU$378 per night
1.43 km from city centre
3.9/5Very Good! (12 reviews)

"Amazing, secluded, super romantic spot."…"

Reviewed on 3 Apr. 2019

Jetwing Kurulubedda
The Lady Hill Hotel
4 out of 5
Upper Dickson Road, Galle
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1.66 km from city centre
3.8/5Good! (8 reviews)
Charming Hotel

"Loved the ambience. Well maintained. Rooms are very compact but this is to be expected from the provenance of the building and its hillside location. Management very helpful."…"

Reviewed on 17 Feb. 2020

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Visiting Galle

Luxury-minded travelers enjoy visiting Galle though all visitors are sure to find something to appreciate. Tourists can also enjoy the city's waterfront, temples, and spas. In Galle, there are 124 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.

Sightseeing and Staying in Galle

Favorite places to visit in the city include Galle Harbour, St. Aloysius College, and Galle International Cricket Stadium. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Galle Fort and Galle National Museum.

In Galle, you'll be able to select from 124 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have a variety of choices for your holiday getaway. Below are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Fort Bazaar - This 4.5-star hotel features a restaurant, free WiFi, and free parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its helpful staff and room size.
  • Villa Republic Galle - Our customers like the dining options and clean, comfortable rooms at this hotel. With a stay at this 4.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi.
  • The Fort Printers - With a stay at this 4.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its breakfast and helpful staff.

Dressing for Galle

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 89°F during the day and 72°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 89°F, while the average at night is 76°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 87°F with nighttime averages of 76°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 87°F and nighttime averages of 73°F
  • Galle gets about 3.66 inches of rain per year
  • Usually April and March are the hottest months with an average of 89°F, whereas January and December are often coldest, averaging 73°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Galle?
Le Grand Galle by Asia Leisure is a favourite property for Expedia customers. This 5-star hotel offers 2 restaurants and an outdoor pool. Traveller reviews also recommend Yara Galle Fort and Amari Galle as top choices for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Galle, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel reservations are fully refundable provided that you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of check in. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, you might be able to still cancel and be given a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Enter dates and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best options available in Galle.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Galle?
Based on reviews, New Old Dutch House - Galle Fort is a popular 3-star guesthouse for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Another top option for your stay on the cheap is Jetwing Lighthouse.
What's the best accommodation option for a family holiday to Galle?
Jetwing Lighthouse is a top 5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features 2 outdoor pools and a private beach. Other good choices for your child-friendly holiday include Khalids Guest House Galle and The Lady Hill Hotel. Also, attractions such as Sea Turtle Hatchery Mahamodara and National Maritime Museum are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a couple visiting Galle?
Closenberg Hotel is a favourite 3-star hotel for couples, and features in-room fireplaces and private balconies. Other good options for your romantic getaway include Villa Harbour View and Jetwing Lighthouse.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Galle?
Dew Grand Regency is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers 2 restaurants and free WiFi for its human guests. Maggie Garden Hostel is another good choice for a stay with your pet.
What's the best hotel to stay near the beach in Galle?
Jetwing Lighthouse is a top 5-star beachfront hotel with 2 outdoor pools and a full-service spa. Other good options for your stay near the beach include Tamarind Hill by Asia Leisure and Fortaleza. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Sahana Beach or Mahamodara Beach.
What's the best luxury hotel in Galle?
Jetwing Kurulubedda is a 4.5-star hotel with a restaurant and 2 outdoor pools, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. Tamarind Hill by Asia Leisure and Jetwing Lighthouse are two other upscale options for your stay.
What's the best boutique-style accommodation in Galle?
Jetwing Lighthouse is a favourite 5-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a private beach and a restaurant. The Fort Printers and Tamarind Hill by Asia Leisure are a couple of other boutique hotels.
What are some hotels with pools in Galle?
Amari Galle is a popular 5-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, a children’s pool and a poolside bar. Other choices that feature an on-site pool include Deco On 44 and Jetwing Lighthouse.

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