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The Fortress

4.0 of 5 Koggala | Habaraduwa, Koggala, Galle, Sri Lanka
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The hotel has a great view and great beach. The rooms are also fantastic. The food was slightly over priced in my opinion. The staff were very friendly and helped us a lot with what to do in the area and things but I guess overall the stay was great other than the price of food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We booked this trip as my fiance's birthday getaway and I also took the opportunity to pop the question, so I couldn't expect a better set up and stay then at the fortress. The set up for the dinner on the big day, over exceeded my expectations and imagination. The service at the Food & Beverage outlets, from Housekeeping and... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I wanted a holiday somewhere near the Indian Ocean where we could just relax and chill out. We wanted a hotel that wasn't too big, an excellent restaurant and a decent sized swimming pool. We found everything we wanted and more. The rooms at the Fortress are furnished to a very high standard, the service is excellent... More

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

The best hotel and service is always the fortress and having stayed there on 5 occasion in the last 18 months I've never been disappointed. The only negative thing for me is that most people staying there fall into the following categories Honeymooners, Anniversaries and Family holidays so it can become a pretty lonely place to stay whilst on your... More

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice! Spent 6 nights with my wife in October. Weather was not great.... pretty tropical... but that's obviously not the fault of the hotel. Great for a romantic luxury pamper stay but not much going on in the immediate vicinity. Galle is about 25 mins in a tuk tuk. Infinity pool is very nice. Staff are incredibly friendly, polite... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pleasant stay, 4 nights was just right. Good place to relax and watch turtles swim by! The breezy coastline makes it really comfortable to laze around or sightsee. The Fortress staff are great, Sam remembered a friend of ours from 4 years ago, impressive! Funky big bathrooms. A sea view is best option.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My second time at this resort after 6 yrs. This is my favorite resort in Sri Lanka. 6 yrs ago, when I first stayed here, there were no other competitors. No resort even came close to the service and the luxuriousness of this place. Now there are quite few resorts that are in the same or above the standard of... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for a family holiday. The place is on the highway and you don't realise it's there till you enter the giant doors. Once you do, you are magically transformed. Simply superb setting. Great service. Decent food (only one restaurant though). The place is simply magical. Highly recommend it.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a horrendous 2 nights at The Haridra, we escaped to The Fortress, quite literally! We rang and they managed to book is in immediately. Upon arrival they upgraded us to an Ocean Loft suite and they couldn't have looked after us better. The staff are extremely helpful and knowledgeable. The food is fabulous. The rooms are spectacular, wifi, TV,... More

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Marlborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I dont recognise this hotel from the (few) poor reviews posted on this site. Accommodation was excellent with amazing views from the bedroom to the ocean. BUT the very best bit was every single member of the staff. I've stayed in some special places around the world but have never received the welcome and the service we got here. Outstanding... 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*
Number of rooms: 53
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Also Known As:
The Fortress Hotel Koggala
Fortress Hotel Galle
Fortress Galle
Fortress Sri Lanka

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