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    The Fortress

    Route A2, Matara Road, Koggala 82104, Sri Lanka
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 1 January 2015

    In my opinion this hotel merits 4 stars overall if compared with Four Seasons. After a three hour drive from the airport we arrived tired and thirsty at eleven thirty a.m. Our room was not ready, so after being greeted by staff we were seated...More

    3  Thank Ashlee K
    Reviewed 29 December 2014

    I really recommend this hotel. Yes the rooms are great, the food fantastic and the location and ambiance relaxing and yes, it offers understated luxury but for me what makes this place special are the people who work here. They are really caring and if...More

    5  Thank marcdocklands
    Reviewed 28 December 2014

    Perfection can hardly be reached in this world but The Fortress is almost perfect: rooms that combine modern and ethnical design; food that never disappoints starting with generous breakfast with all you can desire: egg- hoppers, eggs Benedict, meats, fruits, pastry, fish finishing with lobsters...More

    2  Thank May M
    Reviewed 25 December 2014

    Another wonderful week at Fortress (my 15 visit). I did not want to leave. As usual the team there go the extra mile to make sure you have a great experience from room staff, from of house, pool staff and restaurant staff. Fortress remains a...More

    Thank XKR100
    Reviewed 24 December 2014

    I've been home for less than 24 hours after 10 days with my son in this beautiful resort. The last reviewer has perfectly said everything which I wanted to. What's not to like? We went out on trips but were very pleased to return to...More

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    About
    Awards & Recognition
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room Service
    • Breakfast included
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 218 - US$ 768 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 53
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    • Location
    • Sri Lanka >
    • Southern Province >
    • Galle District >
    • Koggala
    • Also Known As
    • The Fortress Hotel Koggala ,
    • Fortress Hotel Galle ,
    • Fortress Galle ,
    • Fortress Sri Lanka
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    Letsallhaveadisco
    10 July 2017|
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    Response from BalkrishnaShroff | Reviewed this property |
    I was staying about 20 minutes drive away from Galle but in one of our few visits to The Fort we found many restaurants in Fort. Beside there were many restaurants outside Fort also. Though we're vegetarians but this entire... More
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    10 July 2017|
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    Response from LaForteresse | Property representative |
    Hi, You wouldn't get the same experience as in Thailand in Sri Lanka. However, we are just 20-30 minutes away from Galle Fort. You can always experience a walk around in Galle Fort and there are plenty of restaurants... More
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    31 May 2017|
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    Response from PhilBudapest | Reviewed this property |
    Feb/March/April any later and you are into the rainy season
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    "ground floor rooms with access to the garden / beach are the best. The Splash rooms with pool are not..."
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    "Rooms with ocean views have far better views."
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    "Ocean view room on first floor fantastic. Felt very safe and secure there. Just the roar of the Indian Ocean."
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