Closenburg Hotel, Galle
About Closenburg Hotel, Galle
With visible architecture in keeping with the Dutch heritage of Sri Lanka,Closenburg Hotel is one of the few hotels to successfully preserve the rich colonial past of Galle. Situated about 3km away from the Dutch Fort, the Closenburg Hotel offers guests 20 rooms which are well equipped and comfortable. The restaurant offers a wide range of International delights, sea food specialities and Sri Lankan dishes while the hotel itself brings out a serene setting right throughout. With high ceilings and arched doorways, the hotel is indeed a reminder of the colonial years of Sri Lanka.
Location of Closenburg Hotel, Galle
The Closenburg Hotel is majestically located within the city limits of the historical city of Galle which still replicates a long and interesting historical journey. The distance from Colombo to Galle is about 116km while the easiest routes to get here will be the Colombo - Galle coastal motor way or the Southern Express Way. The hotel is approximately 3km away from the Galle Fort while it is ideally 4 km away from the beautiful Unawatuna Beach.
Accommodation at Closenburg Hotel, Galle
There are 20 guestrooms available at The Closenburg Hotel in Galle while most of them have been refurbished with modern amenities including air-conditioning, mini bar, attached bathrooms with hot and cold water as well as private balconies offering guests beautiful views of the Indian Ocean. The hotel also has 4 large Colonial rooms which are untouched and located in the old mansion part of the hotel.
Facilities at Closenburg Hotel, Galle
The Closenburg Hotel provides guests with an ambience of a bygone era, with long verandahs and spacious halls that are furnished with antique furniture. With arched doorways, high ceilings and large teak doors, the hotel is indeed a charming holiday destination in the South. The hotel also boasts of terraced gardens which are found at different levels in the surrounding area. Offering guests a fine selection of wines along with an international menu of delectable seafood dishes, Italian dishes as well as Sri Lankan rice and curry, the 'Fernery' is the hotel's main restaurant.
The Closenburg Hotel's ideal location within the boundaries of the Galle Harbour offers guests the convenience of exploring the historical city that offers a myriad of landmarks. The Galle Fort which was built by the Dutch during the 17th century is a continuous old rampart that still stands tall and surrounds the old city of Galle. The Galle Museum and the Maritime Museum are equally interesting to get to know the historical part of the city while for leisure you can head towards the beautiful Unawatuna Beach which stretches for about 4km. There is also a well preserved coral reef for snorkelling.