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Aman Galla sits inside the ancient walls of galle castle. Built in 1684, the resort is a historic building from the colonial era of the east India company. In 1863, several British businessmen co-founded the Oriental hotel, which became one of the earliest hotels in Asia. Ephraums A.R. bought the hotel in 1899 and renamed it new Oriental hotel, a name that lasted until 2002, when amanaman hotels group bought it. The Aman Galla hotel, which was fully renovated and named Aman Galla by Kerry Hill, reopened in 2005.
Aman Galla's serene and timeless architecture is inspired by the fascinating culture and turbulent history of fort galle. The hotel is filled with antiques, old prints, old wood floors, faded linens, antique walls and expensive mahogany.
Aman Galla hotel's entrance is the great hall, with a soaring ceiling of vintage ceiling fans and chandeliers. The auditorium has recreational seating and a cloister leading to a tree-lined front street. The large restaurant and bar with colonial atmosphere provide private space for guests. Antique tables and chairs, antique silverware and white linen tablecloths are full of nostalgic atmosphere, revealing traces of the years. The cloistered design, the open arched Windows keep the sun shining, and the place is always full at teatime time. There is a small library on the other side of the reception hall. Besides a variety of books, there is also a series of precious memorials from the archives of new Oriental hotel.
At the heart of Aman Galla garden is an open-air pool with a poolside terrace where guests can soak up the sun. The Aman Galla guestroom features a luxurious four-column bed, desk, dining table and lockers. the floors are finished with polished, fine-grained wood. The spacious bathroom has two dressing tables, a separate tub and a separate shower. From the window, you can see the garden landscape, the adjacent Groote Kerk cathedral and the towering lighthouse not far away. Enjoy the modern scenery in the colonial hotel, wandering between time and space!
Aman Galla present HuiLangShi design hotel hall, arched Windows open, every afternoon tea time always packed full of colonial flavor of large restaurant and bar is filled with nostalgia, can relax and enjoy the hotel SPA, adopt Ann went inside exclusive natural products series, let your body and mind with renewed vigor, and every year December to April from the coast of Sri Lanka to watch the blue whale is the best time. Take you to experience the Aman Galla quiet environment and the colonial amorous feelings, find old leisure, sense of taste and quiet times, back through time and space artistic conception!！
Sergey Makhno | Viter House