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Fort Dew Guest House

No:22, Sri Sudharmalaya Rd, Fort, Galle, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying in Unawatuna and came to Galle for the day. We just fell in love with it and decided to forgo our already paid for accommodation in Una and have our last night in Galle. We just wanted to get away from the Russian ghetto that is Unawatuna! We checked a couple of places and Fort Dew was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean room.. good food.. friendly staff. Has lots going on right outside the rooms.. but all have balconies and hammocks.. great people watching !!! Would definitely recommend. Head upstairs to restaurant for great view of fort.. one of the best places we seen with reasonable price.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

My daughter and I stayed in room 3--- the staff couldn't have been more accommodating - so friendly and attentive - we were very well looked after. The rooms are basic but beds very comfortable with mosquito nets - the ensuite shower room was basic but immaculately clean. We ate dinner on the roof terrace both nights and enjoyed the... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Fort Dew Villa which is opposite to Dutch fort. Fort Dew Villa is just like a guest house, very basic no TV, No WI Fi ,No hot water kettle for make tea( Sri Lanka very famous for tea plantation) it's ok for one or two night if you don't find any hotel in region.

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33 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We tried 2 different rooms. The first one was small, dark and with spots of humid on the walls. The bathroom was dirty, the shower broken and there was a small window shared with another bathroom of a close room. The second room was much better, larger and with a nice window, but the bathroom wasn't much better than the... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The owner Ravi and his sons own and look after this lovely little backpackers hostel. The rooms are clean, efficient and basic, but the A/C works and many have balcony views and comfortable seating overlooking the old fort's ramparts, on which kids poor out of school and play cricket in the early evening and lovers stroll along paths above the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

We had breakfast laid on here for us as our guest house was working on their own kitchen....so we had the continental and the Sri Lankan, the first being really bland, so stay clear, the Sri Lankan breakfast has to be pre ordered the day before...which we thought was a bit odd being in SL...when we did get it it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We loved our room with the balcony outside overlooking the Galle fort wall and cricket pitch. We spent hours watching the sea water come over the wall, the monks next door, light traffic meander by, and the boys playing endless cricket. We were conveniently located near stores and attractions. The restaurant on top served an excellent seafood soup and breakfast.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Forget the expensive hotels in Galle for sleeping - pop into those for a spiffy afternoon tea or cool drink. For sleeping, the rooms at Fort Dew are all that you want - crisp white sheets - clean - friendly staff - good Sri Lankan food. Sit on the verandah for a grandstand view of the cricket matches being played... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Great view from the rooftop, which is a great spot to enjoy their excellent breakfasts. Great location within the fort - overlooking the little cricket pitch and convenient for a stroll around the walls. Rooms were clean and functional.

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Address: No:22, Sri Sudharmalaya Rd, Fort, Galle, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
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