Known to be one of the most stylish Pubs in the heart of the city with an idyll atmosphere overlooking the beautiful shoreline of Colombo and surrounded with a welcoming ambience, the Poolside Bar and Terrace of the Galle Face Hotel was recognized with a Certificate of Excellence in a recent KPI survey that was conducted by TripAdvisor.

The Certificate of Excellence is awarded to accommodations, attractions and restaurants that have consistently earned great reviews from travelers around the world; the feedback is measured against key performance indicators common to the sector. Having received excellent reviews throughout the year, the management believes that it is truly the dedication and commitment of the staff that assisted them to maintain an overall TripAdvisor rating and adhere to its policies.

“It is indeed a great pleasure to be recognized by our very own customers as one of the very best in the business. Guests have perceived the Poolside Bar and Terrace to be one of the most captivating hangouts in Colombo as it is the only bar that is open throughout the week that offers a deep sense of tranquility and a breathtaking view of the Indian Ocean. Special thanks must be given to our valuable guests for the effort made to post reviews of our hotel on TripAdvisor. We value their feedback, both negative and positive, because it empowers us to achieve greater heights in the future,” said Director Food and Beverage, The Galle Face Hotel Malintha Pathiraja.

South Asia’s leading Grande Dame, the Galle Face Hotel is testimony to both Sri Lanka’s colonial past and its independent present. Celebrated within the hospitality world, it blends historical splendor with crafted modernity to form a new model for heritage properties. International guests are immersed in the Galle Face Hotel’s rich traditions and compelling stories, while Colombo society perceive the hotel as the most prestigious, desirable destination in the city for memorable dining and special events.

Whether at the hotel for dinner or for a month-long stay, an experience of the Galle Face Hotel is one of timeless grandeur and exceptional hospitality.