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Deco on 44-Galle Sri Lanka

Overview of Deco on 44-Galle

Nestled within the historic Galle Fort in the south of Sri Lanka, Deco on 44 offers you the finest luxury accommodation within this unique, historic, UNESCO World Heritage Site. Originally built in the 1930’s by a wealthy gem merchant, Deco on 44 has been renovated and decorated keeping in mind the art deco theme of its original architects. We are Sri Lanka’s only art deco hotel and we welcome you to relax in our beautiful rooms and enjoy our scrumptious cuisine and personalized service that truly is a taste of paradise.

Accommodation of Deco on 44-Galle

The unique rooms at Deco on 44 have been individually designed and decorated with art and coziness in mind. All our rooms are air-conditioned and have LCD televisions with satellite TV and DVD players. The luxurious en-suite bathrooms are beautifully decorated with mosaic designs and feature separate rain showers. Other amenities include plush bedding with down pillows, writing desk, large wardrobe, comfortable armchairs, an in room safe, in room dinning and laundry service.

Each room has a unique identity and has been restored with personal dedication to offer comfort and relaxation. Through every attention to detail that is evident in the rooms, one can feel the meaning of luxurious and comfort.

Each individual room has been named after the 7 bastions that surround the Galle Fort.

The two balcony suites, namely ‘Sun’ and ‘Moon’, overlook Lighthouse Street, a famous street within the Fort. These two spacious rooms open out to large private balconies and provide a feeling of intimate luxury. This the perfect place to relax and absorb the magnificent Galle Fort.

The other suite room ‘Neptune’ has its own living area and a view of our sapphire blue swimming pool. The room is spacious and secluded in order to provide a quiet sanctuary for your enjoyment and privacy.

Our superior room ‘Star’ is abundant in space and is situated on the top floor of the hotel.

Our standard rooms on the ground floor, Aurora, Triton and Aeolus are situated adjoining our beautiful swimming pool which is the perfect place to escape for a quiet moment and breathe in the awe of the simplicity of life inside the Galle Fort . Like the other rooms in the property they are individually decorated in our Art Deco theme.

Facilities at Deco on 44-Galle

‘Deco’ All Day Dining – Situated on the ground Floor, ‘The Deco’, offers an extensive all day dining menu that is famous in the Fort. This is also where our special breakfast is served to our in-house guests.

‘The Gulf’ Sheesha and Tapas Bar – Situated on the roof top open air terrace, with a view of some of the famous landmarks of the Galle Fort, ‘The Gulf’ is the perfect place to wind down. All our Sheesha are imported directly from the Gulf and is accompanied by a variety of drinks and a Tapas Menu that is truly delicious.

Other Facilities

  • Swimming Pool
  • Book Library- A cozy corner where you can enjoy our collection of books
  • DVD Collection and Board Games
  • Wireless Internet Access in common areas
  • Laundry Service
  • An exclusive selection of retail outlets
  • Concierge Service
  • Tours

Activities at Deco on 44-Galle

There are a number of activities inside the Galle Fort and the surrounding areas.

Fort Walking Tour – Let us take you on a journey of history and architecture as you walk around the amazing Galle Fort. Learn about the wars waged between the Portugese and the Dutch to take control of the fort and discover the amazing architecture that still makes the Fort a unique place to visit.

Whale Watching – Just off Galle you will be a short boat ride away from viewing the largest mammal on earth; the Blue Whale. Sightings of a variety of whales and dolphins are frequent and whale watching tours can be arranged daily.

Temple Tours – Take one of our temple tours to view some of the historic Buddhist temples that are in and around the Galle area, andexperience the exclusivity of Sri Lanka’s Theravada Buddhism.

Cinnamon Tour – Sri Lanka supplies almost 90% of the world’s Cinnamon requirement. See how it’s grown and meticulously peeled, an art that has been handed down from one generation to another.

Tea Factory Tour – Sri Lanka is synonymous with its ‘Ceylon’ tea, which is acclaimed to be one of the best in the world. Take a tour to see how it’s made at a factory close to Galle. Tea grown in the south of Sri Lanka, boasts the highest tea prices in the country. See for yourself how it’s grown and processed and enjoy a tea tasting.

For other seasonal tours, please contact our front desk for more information.

Activities Available in Deco on 44-Galle

  • Surfing
  • Water Skiing
  • Windsurfing


Dining of Deco on 44-Galle

Cuisine takes a special place at ‘Deco on 44’. Our Executive Chef has worked in some of the finest resorts and hotels in the region. The Fusion cuisine is a mixture of old favourites like Sri Lankan Rice & Curry, Seafood Linguine, Traditional Fish & Chips, Gourmet Burgers, freshly prepared seafood and an array of mouthwatering desserts all prepared using local ingredients purchased mainly from local sellers. Our Seafood is bought daily from the fishermen at the Galle coast, and fresh fruit and vegetables are also bought daily with priority given to farmers within the community. We also try at all times to buy organic produce from the local community.
Facts of Deco on 44-Galle

City - Galle

Category - Boutique Hotels

Distance from Colombo - 116 Km (3 hour drive)

Distance from Airport - 146 Km (3.45 hour drive)

Price Guide - Rates On Request

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