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The Fortress

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Koggala | Habaraduwa, Koggala, Galle, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Edo196418 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Here they realy now what hospitality means. During the 4 days that we stayed we encountered that in everything they think "guests first". Together with the beautiful location, the superb rooms and great Kitchen it made our holiday complete. Definetly a place to come back. From here you can do a lot of excursions. It is a good spot to... More

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tunbridge wells
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

i much prefer a more .natural normal place.this is ok if you are nouveax rich.or russian my advise if you want real life with real people .go to mirrissa beach .for maybe 10 pounds per night you interact with locals .and interesting people .or go to welligima .these places are not real life ,avoid if possible

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Love this hotel. Beautiful pools, lovely rooms, great service and ambience. We had a lovely time here. The food quality is incredible throughout whole property and head chef to be commended. You must have the chicken biryani , it is amazing. I looked forward to it every day. The pool staff so friendly and the fitness instructor played soccer with... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We loved the place. Beautiful design, spectacular pool, great rooms and over the top bathrooms. We would gladly recommend this place. A little pricey for Sri Lanka but it is also upscale if thats what you like.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Absolutely amazing spot! We stayed here 5 years ago and wanted to stay again, they gave us a discount as a returning customer and it still upholds the same or even more reputable customer service! Breath taking views and amazing staff! They care for you so much! Food is brilliant, if you get a chance stay on a Thursday night... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family spent 5 days at The Fortress. It really did offer exceptional quality in all areas. Beautiful location with stunning views of the Indian Ocean. The swimming pool was perfect and uncrowded. There is also a safe swimming area at the beach area to swim in the ocean itself. There is a turtle hatchery on site. The food was... More

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Ashurst, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for one night on our honeymoon trip tour of Sri Lanka after being badly let down by another local hotel who had over booked. When we first arrived we were not in the best of moods but our minds were soon put to rest that we had actually ended up in a far superior hotel. The warm... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic stay last June ( I know it was monsoon time but it was amazing weather.) The hotel was quiet in the evening but we had a great dance show with thunder in the back ground. Great place to unwind and chill, with a stunning view on the sea. We had visitors on the beach ( giant turtles ) priceless!... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

one of the best designed hotel with equally beautiful view of indian ocean, the stay was very comfortable thanks to a very good hotel staff, very good veg. cuisine made by chef and activities to keep our 3 year old busy. better to stay in fortress. it worth the money spent.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anyone used to the grand luxury of SE Asia's great hotels and resorts will probably agree that by comparison, this place is no more than ok. The location is alright - though the beach is neither private, nor the ocean safe to swim in. The hotel itself is nicely finished, and the rooms are big, but they've placed emphasis on... More

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Address: Koggala | Habaraduwa, Koggala, Galle, Sri Lanka
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Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle > Koggala
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Fortress 4*
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Also Known As:
The Fortress Hotel Koggala
Fortress Hotel Galle
Fortress Galle
Fortress Sri Lanka

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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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A luxury 53 room boutique resort located on the Southern shores of Sri Lanka. The Fortress has been styled after Galle’s powerful ancient Dutch Fort, blending the country’s Dutch and Portuguese influences with Sri Lankan motifs and indigenous furnishings to echo the historic days of Old Ceylon. This has been artfully and sensitively fused with innovative architecture, high design features, state-of-the-art technology, sensual living spaces with naturally modern design, and incredible gastronomic experiences, to stunning effect. The Fortress will offer unprecedented levels of service, extraordinary innovation, attention to detail and a unique blend of Old Ceylon with Modern Asia. ... more   less 
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