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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great little rooftop restaurant up two flights of stairs above a guest house of same name. Great view of Fort walls and Indian Ocean. Menu has good selection of local and western food. Beer and wine available. Good service. Swing kept the kids occupied until the food came.

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England
Reviewed 1 week ago

WE checked into this place for one night and felt it was so bad that we would rather loose the cost of the room than stay. The room is not clean and I suspect the bed sheets aren't either although I dare not examine them closely. the wooden windows allow mosquitoes to fill the room when closed and if you...

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Taunton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fort Dew was for us a great stay. It is a lovely building with an eating area up top with great views of the green and out to sea. There's always something going on on the green! It was quiet at night though. The room was a good size, clean, furnished nicely and with a good sized bathroom. I wouldn't...

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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely little guesthouse. Clean, comfortable beds, great breakfast, lovely staff who do their best to meet your requests. Good location. Perfect spot to sit in one of the little hammocks and view the sunset over the Fort. They also serve very good Sri Lankan Curry! Right next to the Buddhist Temple where they had yoga classes a few times a...

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worcetershire
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We had our first rice and curry here and it turned out to be the best. We sat on the balcony overlooking the fort walls.A couple of beers and cheap food with no additional service charge. Best value meal of our 3 week trip.

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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Fort Drew for 2 nights. We have booked and other accommodation which had water problème and we ended up here. The people on site have been amazing, kind and very helpful. The room are very clean and quite spacious (we came with one big luggage and a surf board). You also have a restaurant on site which...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 11 January 2017

This was without a doubt the best Sri Lankan curry meal we had during our 3 week trip of the island. The food had awesome flavours and the service was excellent. it tasted like the best home-cooked meal, in a lovely setting and was very reasonably priced, something we have founddifficult to find

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

This place is a must. Great value, clean and very comfortable rooms, lovely service and incredibly well situated. We stayed here with our three teenage children and all agreed we wish we had booked for longer. We are in our last couple of days of three weeks in SL and although starting to feel tired and ready for home we...

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

I had read good things about the Fort Dew Guesthouse and it lived up to the reviews. Rooms are basic but clean and comfortable with good aircon. The rooftop cafe/bar/restaurant is the showpiece - lovely views of the ramparts and the ground within the walls, and it catches every breeze that blows through (a must-have in the heat and humidity...

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Clifton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

I've eaten a lot of curry during our holiday in SL and my chicken curry with rice plus 5 other curry dishes here was easily the best. The sensitivity of the spice mix and the quality of the ingredients made for the best of eating. Sitting on the 2nd floor terrace which in daylight would have been overlooking the sea...

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Additional Information about Fort Dew Guest House

Address: No:22, Sri Sudharmalaya Rd, Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range: ₹ 4,706 - ₹ 5,425 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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 of 5 bubbles Pablo17, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 2 has the best veranda seating and position although you can't see much from the window.”
 of 5 bubbles MrBeery, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“A single female traveller would feel very secure”
 of 5 bubbles nicolelQ7806IU, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Front rooms on first floor are the best rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles KrienH, 24 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at front have shared balcony with seats and hammocks and view over ramparts and sea”
 of 5 bubbles EAM442, 5 Jan 2016 | Read review
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