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Galle Fort Hotel

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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.
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Pool
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Outdoor pool
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Classic
Historic Hotel
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Over the past 24 hours I have had the pleasure of dining at this exceptional dining location. Colonial in style the building I understand was once the home of the Dutch Governor. The setting over looking the internal garden and swimming pool was a serene haven away from the
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small number of rooms in extended old colonial building that was admin. centre, with swimming pool and garden for when the sun beats down and it is too hot to walk around. great location , food excellent with service from all areas to match.
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From the moment we arrived, at this hotel in the centre of Galle fortress we knew we had found a place we loved. The staff were fantastic., from our check in and the meeting with Chamara the assistant manager who was charm personified. He gave us the history of the hotel,
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Thoroughly enjoyed our three-night stay in one of the Loft Suites. Loved the building, sensitively restored and furnished; very friendly and helpful staff; great pool in a beautiful central courtyard, and excellent food.
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2 of our party of 4 adults were "upgraded" to the loft room. Double bed upstairs and an open staircase leading to toilet and shower downstairs - both dingy, with black flies. Only washbasin was in a cupboard in the "lounge" (toilet and shower too small to accommodate a basin).
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Hi Yes we are ready to welcome you , hence the renovation of new rooms have been delayed
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Dear Lonnieb81, Yes the restaurant and bar is open for outside guests. Unfortunately the use of the pool is exclusively for in-house guests only. Thank you
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Dear Andrea, We haven't confirmed any dates yet but we are looking at around May. Have a great week, Dustin
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This hotel is not sea-facing but is within the historic precincts of the Galle Fort. It is one of the finest heritage boutique hotels that one can stay in.
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"Recommend garden rooms for quieter experience"
"splash out on a grand apartment for double bed,separate sitting room, and a touch of real old world feel."
"Get a suite it will be memorable"
"Loft suites are lovely, on two floors with a (shared) terrace outside."
"Pot luck. Even booking 2 rooms 12 months in advance, we were unable to get a room with a bath (as promised)."
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 262 - US$ 516 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
Sri LankaSouthern ProvinceGalle DistrictGalle
NUMBER OF ROOMS
13
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