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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 16 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 14 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 10 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 7 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 17 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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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 14 November 2016

This is a small guest house (only 4 rooms) in a quieter location within the old town of Galle. It has a great aspect, looking west towards the fort walls: very handy for watching the locals play cricket in the early morning/evening and of course for the sun set. Rooms are basic, furnished quite traditionally with "old fashioned" beds and...

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Thank TravellingBertie
Reviewed 6 September 2016

I stayed in this beautiful small guest house for 2 nights. Great location in the calm security of the Fort Galle. Only 5 rooms that are basic, comfortable, air con with ceiling fan as well as mosquito nets. Sit on the small balcony looking over park to the rampart onto the ocean. Excellent people watching, including the neighbouring Monks, with...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We stay at the Fort Dew when we need a place to stay for the night in Galle. The few rooms are large enough, clean and air-conditioned and not expensive at all. The location is very handy - a short walk from all the attractions of the Fort - but is at the edge of the Fort and so is...

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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: $93 - $109 (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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