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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Helpful and friendly host, very nice clean rooms with attractive wooden furniture, good air-con and fan. Rooftop restaurant had good views over ramparts, and the best vegetarian food (rice and curries) we have ever had in India or Sri Lanka. You can watch kingfishers and bee-eaters in the surrounding trees, people strolling on the ramparts or playing cricket, and prayer-time...

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Montreuil-sur-Mer, France
Reviewed 6 December 2015

Big bedroom, comfortable bed, large and clean bathroom. On the 2nd floor, restaurant with beatiful views over the green and the remparts, and the temple. Wonderful cook, Siri, he will serve you very good rice and Curry and lots of other dishes. The manager is very friendly, always there to help. I stayed 6 days and had a wonderful time....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

We didn't stay in the guest house but wanted to leave a recommendation for the upstairs bar. We stopped to have a couple of beers looking out over the ramparts. We asked if there were any nuts to snack on and a short while later received a plate of delicious hot cashew nuts that were served with spices and crunchy...

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Shenzhen, China
Reviewed 10 October 2015

The guesthouse is located inside Galle Fort, right on the edge, meaning you have a great view of the ocean from the rooftop seating/dining area, especially in the evenings. The rooms were pretty decent and the breakfasts good (Sri Lankan breakfast probably the best choice), but what impressed me most was the friendliness and helpfulness of the management (arranging day...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

Generally clean and pleasant. Bathroom left a little to be desired - the toilet flush didn't always work and the bathroom window connected to another bathroom so you could hear other people's... timetables through the night. Beds were okay though, no chemical spray odours in room either. AC worked very well :) Nice view from roof top for having breakfast...

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Thank rNilz
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Loved this place! Great location and nice clean rooms make it great value. Staff were fantastic and served up a great Sri Lankan breakfast (make sure you tell them you want Sri Lankan breakfast though as don't think it comes as standard). Lovely little temple next door, which we were invited into during the perahera and made to feel so...

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Thank TiensV
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

We spent two nights here and found it to be a comfortable and welcoming guest house. The Sri Lankan breakfast was great and the staff catered to our every need and want. During our stay the Perahera festival was taking place at the temple next door. We got to see a traditional procession which was lovely.

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Thank ben m
Reviewed 31 August 2015

The view from the pleasant balcony was very interesting: looking down at the street activity and buddhist temple. The roof terrace cafe was very pleasant for breakfast but don't expect an early morning service (it starts at 8.15am). Very nice view on the sea and the ramparts, simple rooms with fans.

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for just one night. The room looked right out over the sea and with the rooftop bar / restaurant the location was perfect! Unfortunately the restaurant wasn't serving food the night we stayed so we had a drink and went elsewhere to eat - there are lots of choices in Galle. We had a lovely breakfast overlooking...

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Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

Nice and small guesthouse, with stunning ocean views from the roof terrace and balcony. Basic, but very clean. Great staff, willing to help you out with everything. Located at the heart of the Fort. Dont forget to try the homemade rice and curry!

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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: ₹ 4,763 - ₹ 5,567 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“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
“Bedroom on first floor with balcony very pleasant.”
 of 5 bubbles oriole111, 6 Dec 2015 | Read review
“NO 2 the better configuration of the two front rooms opening onto the front balcony”
 of 5 bubbles SylviaScaglia, 30 May 2015 | Read review
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