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Deco on 44 – Luxury holidays to Galle, Sri Lanka

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  • About this holiday

    Within the walls of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Galle’s Dutch Fort, Deco on 44 is a luxury boutique hotel in southern Sri Lanka. The hotel is grand and stylish, its Art Deco style reverberating through seven rooms and suites, a restaurant and shisha bar. Deco on 44 is a luxury city centre hotel ideally placed for discovering the Dutch Fort and Galle beyond.

    The journey and how you get there

    Complimentary

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays includes scheduled flights with Sri Lankan London to Colombo return in economy, private transfers and bed and breakfast based on two people sharing a double or twin room.

    Holiday prices

    Sample price for a luxury holiday to Deco on 44 is per person based on two people sharing a Type A double or twin room.
    From £1,640 for 7 nights
    The price displayed here is a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up-to-date special offers.

    Hotel code

    EXH1604J

    Our opinion

    Deco on 44 is a wonderful boutique hotel which blends art deco design and traditional character in an excellent location in historic Galle.

    Hotel description

    Within the walls of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Galle’s Dutch Fort, Deco on 44 is a luxury boutique hotel in the south of Sri Lanka. On the famous Lighthouse Street, the main route through the centre of the Fort, Deco on 44 is a grand and glamorous 1940s hotel with an Art Deco theme. Standing grandly before a manicured lawn, the structure is an exquisite example of that era, with brilliant white walls distinguished by artful curved and geometric details. Recent renovation work has sought to retain the character of the original building, which is the former home of a family wealthy from Galle’s gem industry. This has resulted in a magnificent harmony between 20th century style and a newfound comfort to keep modern travellers in the utmost comfort, particularly in generous guestrooms. Deco on 44 is a boutique property with only seven rooms and suites, each of which is individually styled and named after each of the Fort’s bastions: Sun, Moon, Star, Neptune, Aurora, Triton and Aeolus. Sun and Moon are balcony suites with views over the busy thoroughfare of Lighthouse Street, Neptune overlooks a small outdoor pool within the hotel’s walled garden and Star is the top floor Junior Suite. The three Deluxe rooms are downstairs opposite the pool itself. There is a restaurant which serves a fusion menu of Sri Lankan curries and international favourites using only freshly caught seafood and organic local produce. A great addition is The Gulf, a rooftop lounge where beverages and tapas dishes are available alongside shisha pipes with flavours sourced from the Middle East. Deco on 44 is an intimate and stylish boutique hotel in the heart of Galle’s Dutch Fort, providing an excellent base for immersing yourself in the history and culture of the destination.

    Location

    Galle, within the walls of the Dutch Fort

    Official star rating

    no rating

    Annual opening

    All year

    Distance from airport

    Colombo Airport, 98 miles

    Closest airport

    Colombo Airport

    Room types

    Deco on 44 offers 7 rooms and suites with air conditioning, flat screen TV, DVD player, telephone, safe, minibar, hairdryer, iron and a selection of DVDs available upon request and bottled water on complimentary basis.
    Deluxe
    Junior Suite
    Suite

    Hotel facilities and services

    Restaurant, Shisha bar/café, Outdoor swimming pool, Room service, WiFi, Library, Laundry, Parking, Daily newspapers.

    Water sports

    Land sports

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Dutch Fort, Temple visits, Tea plantations, Whale and dolphin watching, Rain forest trips, Sea Turtle Hatchery.

    Sports nearby

    Walking, Hiking, Scuba diving, Snorkelling, Boat trips

    Children

    Minimum stays

    Other information

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