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Rampart View Guest House

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37, Rampart Street, Fort, Galle | Sri Lanka, Galle, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed our stay at Rampart View. We had a great sea view from our room and enjoyed a sunset walk along the nearby ramparts. The room was clean with everything we needed and breakfast was also very good. The owners were very helpful and friendly, providing an early breakfast to accommodate our departure time.

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Blairgowrie
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I have just recently stayed at the Rampart View Guest House in Galle Fort. The rooms are on the second floor and are simple but very clean. From the balcony there is a great view over the ramparts to the sea. Breakfast is served on the balcony {eEnglish or Sri Lankan} which was great and the English... More 

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Alice Springs
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We traveled Sri Lanka for 2 and half weeks and this was one of our favorites. The weather was horrible as it was off season so we needed somewhere with A/C. We chose this one but were a little put off by the photos. Well trust me the place is great and the photos don't do it justice. We had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

My wife and I stayed at Rampart View GH for two nights in Jan 2015. We had booked over email and the owner Mr. Rauf had confirmed our reservation. We were looking for a quiet and safe place and selected the GH based on Trip Advisor Reviews and hence did not shop around for other deals. Our price was Sri... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

The family room we had was not so nice : No window; too small. Bathroom very basic. There is a small room with a very tiny staircase for a child, but it is very very small, so not enough to be called a family room. On the positive side : the owners (muslim family) are very nice. The breakfast is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Cannot fault this place at all. Beautiful location with my room looking out at the fort walls and sea! Stunning! Rooms were very spacious and clean and staff were so so friendly! Roof terrace was absolutely amazing - panoramic views of the fort area. Would recommend this to everyone!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Sunset and sunrise from your balcony! Add to that a commanding view of the old Dutch Fort ramparts on the sea. There is nothing more you would need to look for in Galle Fort. And please do not miss the breakfast! It's fabulous! And do prefer the Sri Lankan breakfast! The owner of the place makes the breakfast for you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Rampart view is very good place to stay. Its in very good place right next to rampart and south coast. Although the mosquito net was quite bad and we got few mosquito bites. The running couple is very nice and helpful. We had a very good stay here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Really cool location inside the fort with great view of the sea and the fort. Tried the traditional Sri Lankan breakfast which was really yummie (it was actually the only place we've been too that served real traditional breakfast), and we had it outside so we could enjoy the wonderful view.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Great old hotel with run of the mill food and a dated atmosphere. Take a look if you want to see what colonial resthouses used to look like! Quite rundown but charmingly so! It feels like it is as old as the fort itself!

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RampartView, Owner at Rampart View Guest House, responded to this review

It gives us great pleasure to thank you for the comment and would like to bring it to your kind notice and for the readers of tripadvisor, we at Rampart View won the tripadvisor award trophy for the year 2013 and for the 2014 as well. More 

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