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    The Fortress

    Route A2, Matara Road, Koggala 82104, Sri Lanka
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    2017-08-06 2017-08-07
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    Overview
    • Excellent73%
    • Very good20%
    • Average5%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
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    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
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    Poolside Bar
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    Reviewed 29 January 2015

    Not a cheap hotel, but very well appointed and right on the beach front. Excellent pools and restaurants add to the charm. Go in non peak periods for better value and pick an ocean front room. Swing in the hammocks in the ocean breeze.

    Thank Drew M
    Reviewed 29 January 2015

    So initially we found the bling and pomp off putting after so many homely historic places in Sri Lanka, but it was wonderful to relax and unwind after a hectic 10 days of driving and safaris. Our room was originally close to the bar area...More

    Thank David98
    Reviewed 29 January 2015

    Excellent. A very nice room close to the pool and hotel facilities looking out over the beach. However, swimming from the beach in front of the hotel is not recommended because of the undertow and rocks. The hotel pool was extremely nice though. Nice food...More

    Thank candgcrawford
    Reviewed 28 January 2015

    Swing open those huge wooden doors and you enter into the calming world of The Fortress. It is a small boutique hotel with 50 odd rooms and one of the best of its kind. The room was large, beautiful and luxurious. It opened to a...More

    Thank PriyankaGandhi
    Reviewed 27 January 2015

    A tremendous set of gates once opened leave you with an inspiring view into the open aired reception. Service throughout was great (except perhaps at times slow in the dining area). Our room was brilliant with a huge light bathroom with plenty of features, a...More

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    About
    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    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$217 - 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 ,
    • The Fortress Sri Lanka/Koggala
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    Letsallhaveadisco
    9 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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    9 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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    Room Tips
    "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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    "A room facing the ocean"
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