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The Fortress

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was great seeing the island but as you walk through the huge doors and enter the oasis of calm with the most amazing views, we knew we had made the right choice for our r and r part of our holiday. The room was excellent, large well equipped bathroom, there were 3 steps down into seating area which perhaps...

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Sri Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for three nights.Calm and nice environment..Our room was spacious, comfortable. Superior service by the staff. I recommend this hotel to others.Superb food and staff definitely coming back to this hotel.

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York, Maine
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful property. We stayed in a spectacular room with vaulted ceilings and plenty of room for three. Waking up on the ocean every day was marvelous. The included breakfast was delicious. The staff was always gracious. The infinity pool was incredibly relaxing. While the room was very comfortable during the day, the "open concept" bathroom was a little problematic. Hard...

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San Diego, CA
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is wonderful, especially the room with your own private dipping pool. The service was good and when there were any little problems, management stepped right in. My husband arranged a pool side intimate dinner to celebrate my birthday and it started out great with the service, but when the entree's arrived they were cold and not very good...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the Fortress for 3 nights in October 2016. The hotel is amazing and in a beautiful location on the beach in Koggala.I t has quite striking architecture especially when you arrive. We stayed in an Ocean Loft room which was amazing with great views of the ocean. In particular the service was first class - our butler...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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Pepper
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Cuisines: Sri Lankan, Seafood, Asian
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A luxury 53 room boutique resort located on the Southern shores of Sri Lanka. The Fortress has been styled after Galle’s powerful ancient Dutch Fort, blending the country’s Dutch and Portuguese influences with Sri Lankan motifs and indigenous furnishings to echo the historic days of Old Ceylon. This has been artfully and sensitively fused with innovative architecture, high design features, state-of-the-art technology, sensual living spaces with naturally modern design, and incredible gastronomic experiences, to stunning effect. The Fortress will offer unprecedented levels of service, extraordinary innovation, attention to detail and a unique blend of Old Ceylon with Modern Asia. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Fortress

Address: Route A2, Matara Road, Koggala, Galle 82104, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Koggala
Price Range: £201 - £788 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Fortress 5*
Number of rooms: 53
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Also Known As:
The Fortress Hotel Koggala
Fortress Hotel Galle
Fortress Galle
Fortress Sri Lanka
The Fortress Sri Lanka/Koggala
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“We were on the first floor which was fine no issues with noise from other rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles AWSJW, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“room with a dipping pool is great”
 of 5 bubbles jennmelzer, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Sea view is a must”
 of 5 bubbles JoepublicLondon, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The Ocean Room views are specatular”
 of 5 bubbles E1325JRmarkr, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for room no 2. Close to main areas without hearing noise and facing beach”
 of 5 bubbles Dazza_Loves_Holiday, 4 Mar 2017 | Read review
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