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Fort Dew Guest House

No:22, Sri Sudharmalaya Rd, Fort, Galle, Sri Lanka
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Kessel-Lo, Brabant, Belgium
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooftop restaurant is a refreshing place to recover after discovering the narrow streets of Galle. Breakfast (both European and sri lanka) was very good. The choice for lunch was rather limited; only few dishes of the extended menu could be prepared at the time we were there. Vegetable rice and noodles were very good. The front rooms on the... More 

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Shanghai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

I absolutely loved my 2 night stay and Fort Dew and would highly recommend this for solo travelers, couples and families with adolescent children. The rooms were spotless and well maintained with a superbly comfortable mattress and pillows. The second floor has 2 nicely appointed rooms that face the ramparts and on this balcony are comfortable, attractive chairs and sitting... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Helpful and friendly host, very nice clean rooms with attractive wooden furniture, good air-con and fan. Rooftop restaurant had good views over ramparts, and the best vegetarian food (rice and curries) we have ever had in India or Sri Lanka. You can watch kingfishers and bee-eaters in the surrounding trees, people strolling on the ramparts or playing cricket, and prayer-time... More 

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Montreuil-sur-Mer, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Big bedroom, comfortable bed, large and clean bathroom. On the 2nd floor, restaurant with beatiful views over the green and the remparts, and the temple. Wonderful cook, Siri, he will serve you very good rice and Curry and lots of other dishes. The manager is very friendly, always there to help. I stayed 6 days and had a wonderful time.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

We didn't stay in the guest house but wanted to leave a recommendation for the upstairs bar. We stopped to have a couple of beers looking out over the ramparts. We asked if there were any nuts to snack on and a short while later received a plate of delicious hot cashew nuts that were served with spices and crunchy... More 

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Shenzhen, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

The guesthouse is located inside Galle Fort, right on the edge, meaning you have a great view of the ocean from the rooftop seating/dining area, especially in the evenings. The rooms were pretty decent and the breakfasts good (Sri Lankan breakfast probably the best choice), but what impressed me most was the friendliness and helpfulness of the management (arranging day... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

Generally clean and pleasant. Bathroom left a little to be desired - the toilet flush didn't always work and the bathroom window connected to another bathroom so you could hear other people's... timetables through the night. Beds were okay though, no chemical spray odours in room either. AC worked very well :) Nice view from roof top for having breakfast... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Loved this place! Great location and nice clean rooms make it great value. Staff were fantastic and served up a great Sri Lankan breakfast (make sure you tell them you want Sri Lankan breakfast though as don't think it comes as standard). Lovely little temple next door, which we were invited into during the perahera and made to feel so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

We spent two nights here and found it to be a comfortable and welcoming guest house. The Sri Lankan breakfast was great and the staff catered to our every need and want. During our stay the Perahera festival was taking place at the temple next door. We got to see a traditional procession which was lovely.

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Thank ben m
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

The view from the pleasant balcony was very interesting: looking down at the street activity and buddhist temple. The roof terrace cafe was very pleasant for breakfast but don't expect an early morning service (it starts at 8.15am). Very nice view on the sea and the ramparts, simple rooms with fans.

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