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    The Fortress

    Route A2, Matara Road, Koggala 82104, Sri Lanka
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    Reviewed 18 December 2014

    I think The Fortress was one of the best places we stayed while in Sri Lanka. The staff was amazingly attentive and the grounds were well maintained. As I later learned at another, more expensive resort, The Fortress did a much better job of mosquito...More

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    Reviewed 17 December 2014

    Fantastic beachside hotel. One of the best in the island. We went for the Sunday buffet. Had a few original tea-based cocktails which were refreshing. The Sri Lankan food was exceptionally tasty with probably the perfect balance of spiciness to satisfy both local and western...More

    Thank BluesTraveller75
    Reviewed 15 December 2014

    Beautiful, luxurious rooms that have retained a colonial feel. The hotel is in an old Dutch fort/troop garrison. The beach front location is amazing, with easy walks down a gorgeous beach. My only reservation about this place was that whilst the staff were friendly and...More

    2  Thank Shaun C
    Reviewed 15 December 2014

    This was an excellent choice for 2 days of rest on our hectic tour of Sri Lanka. The large wooden gates open and you realise you are in for a treat as the Indian Ocean and lovely swimming pool come into view. The Ocean facing...More

    Thank richard l
    Reviewed 12 December 2014

    This was our first time to Sri Lanka and after having some bad luck with the first hotel we stayed in the Fortress was the life saver. I absolutely loved the property! This hotel came highly recommended and I really wish we just stayed there...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Room Service
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Beachfront
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Breakfast included
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Babysitting
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Restaurant
    • Spa
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$215 - US$766 (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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    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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    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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    "A room facing the ocean"
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