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3.5 out of 5

"Nice hotel, friendly staff. Provided great buffets for breakfast and dinner. " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 21 Jan 2019

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Galle awaits you at Amari Galle. You'll be 4.7 km (2.9 mi) from Galle International Cricket Stadium and 4.8 km (3 mi) from Galle Fort. Highlights at this beachfront hotel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and free valet parking.

You can enjoy flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and all 172 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi, balconies or patios, and coffee/tea makers. Minibars provide refreshments, and 24-hour room service is also available. Tempur-Pedic beds and premium bedding welcome you to a good night's rest, and other nice touches include rainfall showerheads and bathrobes. Free bottled water, ceiling fans, and safes are also available.

A day of pampering can include body wraps and mani/pedis. The hotel's own poolside bar and lounge bar are nice places to enjoy a drink. Spend the day at the beach and enjoy the onsite free kids' club, fitness center, and kids' swimming pool. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a snack bar/deli, and laundry facilities. Each morning buffet breakfast is served between 7 AM and 10:30 AM. There's also the convenience of airport pick-up service.

Sights within a 10-minute drive of this 5-star Galle hotel include Galle National Museum and Dutch Reformed Church.

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$139* Per night/room 27 Jun. - 28 Jun.

Deluxe Room, 2 Single Beds, Ocean View (Horizon)

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Room, 2 Single Beds, Ocean View

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Junior Suite, Ocean View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Room, Ocean View (Grand)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Suite, 1 Bedroom, Ocean View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Amari Galle ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.5 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Amari Galle

Everyone (2)
4 out of 5
Nice hotel, friendly staff. Provided great buffets for breakfast and dinner.

Posted by on 21 Jan. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

22 Jan. 2019 by Executive Administration - Amari Galle

Dear Loretta, Thank you for taking your time to share your feedback on Wotif following your recent stay with us at Amari Galle. we are pleased to read that you loved the hotel and the hospitality of our team members. Thank you for your feedback about our cuisine available on our buffets. We sincerely hope that you would visit us if you happen to visit Galle in the future and we are eagerly looking forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back. Best Regards, Team Amari Galle

3 out of 5

Great amenities

Amenities were excellent. Pool was amazing. Rooms were damp and very cold, smelt like mould. Staff require better training, checkout took 45 minutes because the staff couldnt tell the difference between room numbers and signatures.

Posted by , from Melbourne Australia on 5 Oct. 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

17 Apr. 2019 by Yazmi

Dear Mr. Brad, Greetings from Amari Galle! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are happy to hear your content regarding the amenities. we are extremely sorry to hear the dissatisfaction regarding the room accommodation. Please rest assured that we could implement the necessary steps. We look forward to hearing from you. Your feedback makes us better. Thank you. Best Regards, Team Amari.

Property Features

Amari Galle offers its guests an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and a children's pool. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. You'll find a business center on site. Spa services, a terrace, and a complimentary children's club are also featured at the luxury Amari Galle. A shuttle from the airport to the hotel (available 24 hours) is available for a fee. Valet parking is free. This 5-star Galle hotel is smoke free.

  • 172 guestrooms or units
  • Built in 2016
  • Dining venue
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Deli
  • Kid's club (free)
  • Supervised kid's activities (surcharge)
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Children's club (free)
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free valet parking

Transport

  • Airport: Bandaranaike Intl. Airport (CMB) (156.1 km / 97 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport pick-up
  • Parking: Free valet parking

Room Amenities

Amari Galle offers 172 accommodations with minibars and safes. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Tempur-Pedic beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include showers with rainfall showerheads and hydromassage showerheads, bathrobes, slippers, and bidets. This Galle hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Private balcony or patio
  • Tempur-Pedic beds
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Shower
  • Hydromassage showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Bidet
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 7 AM to 10:30 AM.

Onsite venue - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine.

Onsite venue #2 - This bar specializes in international cuisine. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool and a children's pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a fitness center.

Spa Services

  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body scrubs

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at noon
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at anytime

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. This is a designated quarantine hotel. The property can only accept bookings from travelers who are required to quarantine (i.e. international travelers). You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.

Guests are required to complete health declarations (PCR screenings for COVID-19) during their stay. Guests are screened on arrival, followed by a second screening 5-7 days later; guests staying 7 nights or more are screened a third time. Guests staying up to 7 nights must pay for 2 PCR tests. Guests staying 8 nights or more must pay for 3 PCR tests. Screening fees are mandatory and must be paid to the property prior to arrival. Children age 11 and younger are exempt.

Payment for PCR screenings and COVID-19 insurance must be paid in full at the time of making the hotel booking. These fees are nonrefundable.

This property offers airport transfers in secure vehicles to and from Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) and Mattala Rajapaksa Hambantota Airport (HRI). Airport transfers, transfers from another Level 1 hotel to Amari Galle, and excursions to approved places of interest must be pre-purchased immediately after booking.

This property is a certified Sri Lanka Tourism Level 1 hotel.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. This is a designated quarantine hotel. The property can only accept bookings from travelers who are required to quarantine (i.e. international travelers). You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 75.0 per night.

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Amari Galle

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-out is available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Onyx Clean (Onyx Hotels).

  • Service animals not allowed
  • Number of children who can stay for free – 2
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Property does not follow regional sanitisation guidelines
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitisation guidelines Onyx Clean (Onyx Hotels)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Administrative fee: USD 80 per person, per stay
  • Additional fee: USD 12 per person, per stay

The charges below are included in your overall room price:

  • New Year's Eve gala dinner fee
  • Christmas Eve gala dinner fee

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

This property advises that they will automatically enroll guests into the Mandatory Inbound Visitor's Insurance Scheme (MIVIS). The mandatory additional fee comprises the cost of the 30-day health insurance premium.

The mandatory administration fee covers the PCR screening for COVID-19 fee for stays of 1-7 nights. The screening fee is USD 120 per person for stays of 8 nights or more.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 20 for adults and USD 10 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 100 per vehicle (maximum occupancy 6)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 75.0 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Amari Galle Hotel
  • Amari Galle Hotel
  • Amari Galle Galle
  • Amari Galle Hotel Galle
  • Amari Galle Level 1 Safe Secure

You should know

  • Amari Galle offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Reservations are needed for spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • For stays on 24 December, the total price shown includes a charge for a mandatory Christmas Eve gala dinner.
  • For stays on 31 December, the total price shown includes a charge for a mandatory New Year's Eve gala dinner.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
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