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Fort Dew Guest House

No:22, Sri Sudharmalaya Rd, Fort, Galle, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #56 of 148 Galle B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Ireland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
27 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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Pine
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
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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16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Room was basic but clean. Beds were comfortable. AC was effective. Toilet was adequate. Towels are changed on request and water bottles are provided if asked. Location is outstanding. Did not have breakfast as on one day we left early for our day trip and on the other day there was none available due to the Sinhala New Year. Price... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

This is a nice,clean place situated inside the Galle fort. Its surroundings are the ground of the fort, temple Dutch church and lot of jewellery shops. There are nice places to have a bath in the sea where there are very little sea waves... Food and rooms are perfect and the staff are ready helpful. Recommend for any local or... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Stayed here for two nights at the end of our Sri Lanka trip. We arrived to everywhere being full and when we arrived so were they. In the end they gave us their son's room. It was clean, spacious and nice. The family who owned it were very welcoming, Ravi spent plenty of time chatting and joking with us. He... More

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Munich, Germany
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014 via mobile

We found Fort Dew very good value. The owner speaks good English and was very accommodating in changing our reservation. He even offered us a shower in his private bathroom on the day of checkout as all rooms were occupied. We enjoyed the Sri. Lankan breakfast on the rooftop a lot!

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

What a wonderful place, simple rooms but clean and tidy with lovely four poster beds and mosquito nets. The restaurant upstairs has fantastic food and a lovely view. Perfectly located, the ideal place to stay in Galle Fort.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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11 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Clean place, nice big room, big bed with clean sheets, clean and big bathroom, quiet fan. The only negative: holes in the mosquito net. Nice restaurant with a lovely view. Recommended, would stay here again.

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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): $
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