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Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The architecture and decor in the Galle Fort hotel is very special. Our loft quite was on the second floor with a view of the beautiful pool, and we had two chaise lounges outside on the very spacious porch area. The room was very large and we enjoyed every minute. Great WiFi.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great new Galle restaurant, so good we went twice, and so new that it doesn't appear to be on TripAdvisor yet. Simple menu, excellent value and reasonable service. Great location on Church Street, next to Galle Fort hotel of which it is part, for sitting outside and people watching

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Duns, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This 17th century characterful hotel only has 14 rooms giving it an intimate atmosphere. Our large room was on two floors, with the bedroom upstairs, overlooking the courtyard and pool. It was full of atmosphere, helped by the antiques scattered around. The breakfast was good (nice table service rather than buffet), however the evening a la carte menu was poor....

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David_El456, General Manager at Galle Fort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear janeandjohn11, Thank you so much for your review and I am very pleased you had a lovely stay in the hotel. GFH is a small boutique hotel but it’s gratifying to read that in your opinion this gives it an intimate atmosphere, a description which fits the property perfectly. You stayed in one of our loft suites which are...

Alameda, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place just oozes charm. The courtyard pool is lovely, our room was lovely, our dinner was delicious. The manager was very friendly and personable. The restoration of the building was done perfectly. Please stay here!

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David_El456, General Manager at Galle Fort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear BeowulfCA, It was lovely to receive your post and I am so pleased you found the place just oozing with charm. Staying at GFH is a unique experience for many different reasons but it is great to read that the pool, suite and your dinner were all to your liking. Thank you for the feedback. Indeed the restoration of...

Sydney
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for two nights. This small boutique hotel looks amazing with the rooms arranged on two levels around a central pool and garden area. The rooms were basic (no tv or safe) but extremely comfortable. The breakfast was very good and they offered a set menu or a la carte in the evening. Located in the centre of...

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David_El456, General Manager at Galle Fort Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Karen P, Thank you very much for your review and by all accounts you stayed in the new wing of the hotel which was added to the property during its restoration in 2004. The original 17th century building was L-shaped and the additional wing seamlessly mirrors the same period architecture. Its inner courtyard, pool and garden provide a peaceful...

Jersey, United Kingdom
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Food & drink at the hotel
Galle Fort Hotel Restaurant
Galle Fort Hotel Restaurant
Cuisines: Sri Lankan, European, Asian, Fusion, Wine Bar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Winner of the 2007 Unesco Award of Distinction for heritage conservation. A charming, friendly, award-winning and affordable heritage boutique hotel in the heart of the Galle Fort world heritage site and a perfect base for the best beaches, tea plantations, temples, rain forests and cultural attractions in southern Sri Lanka. Famous for its Asian fusion food made from fresh local seafood and market produce. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Galle Fort Hotel

Address: 28 Church Street, Galle, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range: £129 - £258 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Galle Fort Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 12
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Hotel Style:
#13 Luxury Hotel in Galle
#15 Family Hotel in Galle
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Book upper floor”
 of 5 bubbles GM990, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Check out the descriptions of each room carefully”
 of 5 bubbles GregG333333, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“A little away from the breakfast area would feel more private when opening a window”
 of 5 bubbles NidhiRo, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Avoid the loft rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles LadyOnTheRoad132, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms face the pool, so any would be fine”
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 of 5 bubbles doctorj42, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
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