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“Best place in the Fort”
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Galle Fort Hostel
Ranked #51 of 134 Speciality Lodging in Galle
Colombo, Sri Lanka
1 review
“Best place in the Fort”
Reviewed 19 January 2014

I have stayed in 2 other guest houses in the fort. Of the three this is the best place is stayed. The hostel had character and a great place to meet new friends.

The gentlemen who manages the Hostel is very helpful. He helps all the guests get Tuktuks at local rates.

Room Tip: Afternoons can be hot in the hostel.
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  • Stayed January 2014, travelled solo
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 13 January 2014

This is a fantastic place for travelers. You get to meet people of different nationalities when u stay here.

GFH is right in the middle of Fort. Well located and a quite area. The gentleman who manages is very helpful.

Room Tip: Try to book the private rooms
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  • Stayed December 2013, travelled solo
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Reviewed 29 November 2013

It's very new, clean and tidy. Home feeling because of the very sweet and caring gentlemen who owns the place. He speaks very well English because he lived in England for some time. The hostel is very close to the fort and to the cosy restaurants advised in the lonely planet. Cheers!

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled solo
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Property: Galle Fort Hostel
Address: 53 / 1, New Lane 1, Galle Fort, Galle 00900, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle District > Galle
Hotel Style:
Ranked #51 of 134 Speciality Lodging in Galle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Galle Fort Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Galle Fort Hostel (GFH) is located within the Galle Fort, which is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Galle Fort was first built by Portuguese in 1588, and extensively fortified by the Dutch during the 17th century. GFH is a house built in the 1800s, which was recently converted to a hostel, while preserving its architectural value. GFH offers budget travelers the opportunity to experience ... more   less 
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