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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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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent three wonderful days at Fort Dew Guest House. Our room was very comfortable, with a queen size bed with a mosquito net and a clean, private bathroom. The building has a lot of old-world charm, and has been made with local materials and a beautiful tiled roof. On each of those three days, we'd roam around Galle in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We'd passed this place by coincidence. We've been visiting 5 guesthouses in Galle all in the same price category. Fort dew was far the best: very nice setting (you see the sunset on the terrace). The restaurant was great to have a Sri Lankan breakfast (need to order one day in advance). Rooms were basic but clean and okay.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The guesthouse benefits from an ideal viewpoint to the sunset on the one hand and the buddhist temple on the other, while being in a very quiet location in central Galle. The staff was very helpful, smiling and way nicer than other guesthouses in Galle. On the negative, the room I was in was a bit hot as not well... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Very basic, clean, well located. Clean rooms and toilets. The staff was friendly and efficient. Quite cost effective. Recommended for spending the night will going to nearby places in the day. Located right next to the Fort ramparts and a beautiful Buddhist temple. Very quiet and peaceful in the night.

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Lincolnshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

Friendly staff, and good restaurant. Room (2) was small, and the warm shower -there's a cold one too -was broken. But a very comfortable bed. Great sunset views, and probably the nicest mid range place in Galle.

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cairns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

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 January 28, 2015

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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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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