We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 150 Galle B&Bs / inns

Fort Fifty Inn

50 Leyn Baan Street, Galle, Sri Lanka
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Fort Fifty Inn to your Saves list
Fort Fifty Inn
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
59%
Ranked #85 of 150 Galle B&B and Inns
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Harith D Colombo, nugagoda, Sri Lanka
  • Overview
  • Reviews (74)
  • Photos (26)
  • Similar Hotels
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (18)
  • Location
  • More
true
Write a Review

74 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    23
    19
    18
    6
    8
See reviews for
6
24
18
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (18)
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (74)
  • Mar-May only
    (20)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (20)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (9)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (25)
All months
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had a 2 night stay here at this hotel. It was dirty, and the bathroom smelt terrible. The shower was the worst I have ever experienced in my travels around Asia. The staff were rude, unprofessional and have no customer service or care for their guests at all. One of the staff members accused me of stealing his mobile... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Colombo, nugagoda, Sri Lanka
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

i stay in two night in fort fifty in galle. staff was friendly and positive. hotel good locations in galle fort. restaurant in good .most sri lankan traditional food available.room was good and .clean. this my second time stay in fort fifty. This time facilities in good and room conditions all so good.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 3 nights, which were maybe the least fun nights of our 1 month trip to Sri Lanka. First of all, to start off positive: it really is a great location. But in our first room, the smell coming from the toilet was terrible (already before me using it..), and we awoke at night several times just... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
DEVONPORT
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best attribute was the hotel is right in the middle of The Fort shopping area – so convenient. My room was adequate and quite spacious and the aircon kept the room wonderfully cool – the bathroom does need upgrading though – having a shower meant the whole bathroom got soaking wet. The downstairs rooms are very noisy as next to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Muscat, Oman
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
20 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My room in this guest house was small and not at all attractive. There was only one window which looked out on the corridor. It was clean and everything worked, but I was happy that it was only a one night stay. I had dinner which was very average and resulted in a slightly upset stomach - my only one... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sydney
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
28 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This is an historic guest house in middle of the touristy part of Galle Fort. It has a pretty verandah to watch the world go by. The service provided by the owner and the manager was warm, friendly and helpful. WiFi available in lounge/restaurant/verandah. In keeping with an older property, the room and en-suite bathroom were small but clean and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
29 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

A cute verandah overlooking a Galle forte lane way. It's clean and tidy and the host is incredibly helpful except when we arrived and he didn't warn me about the local scams which I almost got caught in right royally. Still he is helpful attentive and the service is otherwise faultless. Travel tips for local buses were very helpful.The rooms... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ocala, Florida
Top Contributor
274 reviews 274 reviews
71 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Friendliness of the staff overwhelmed the shortcomings of the restaurant and rooms. Specifically, the rooms were small with barely enough room for a pair of twin beds and a couple of chairs. Then again, it's a guest house with a handful of rooms, not a hotel... The restaurant was ok, average food and uncomfortable chairs. There's a small sitting area... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, Canada
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I didn't stay here, just had dinner. We picked this place at random while walking because we were hungry and dehydrated. Kind of wish I'd researched the area a little better beforehand. My experience at the restaurant was so average that I almost didn't bother posting a review. The fish was too boney. Felt like the food was overpriced for... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bangkok, Thailand
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
25 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Negatives - The downstairs rooms are very noisy as next to the kitchen. The mosquito nets do not cover the beds adquately. Beds are short if you're a tall person. Overcharged a little for room. Positives - Helpful management, and the place is clean.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Fort Fifty Inn, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Fort Fifty Inn? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Fort Fifty Inn

Address: 50 Leyn Baan Street, Galle, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Agoda, Booking.com and BookingOdigeoWL so you can book your Fort Fifty Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

26 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (27)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (3)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Room/suite (9)
Viewed
Bathroom (9)
Viewed
View from room (1)
Viewed
Other (3)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
All
hotels in Galle with
any amenities

Amenities

Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Number of rooms
7

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Fort Fifty Inn staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer