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Fort De 19 Villa

19 A Rampart Street, Fort, Galle, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #6 of 95 Specialty lodging in Galle
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here two nights as part of our honeymoon trip around Sri Lanka. We really weren't sure what to expect as there are so few pictures of this place, but we arrived and were so so pleased with it. The family who run the place are totally lovely! The son speaks perfect English which is really... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We stayed at Fort de 19 villa for 5 nights and it was great. The family are very kind and lovely and nothing is a problem for them. The room was very comfortable and the views from the verandah out to the fort wall were impressive. The location is very good. The restaurant next door makes the best breakfasts and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We loved our time at Theekshana's place. The room was private with aircon, fan, mosquito net and a nice balcony where you could look out over the fort walls and catch a glimpse of the sea. Very quiet place but you can reach everywhere in the fort by foot. There was the faintest smell in the bathroom, but it seemed... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We had a lovely two-night stay at Fort De 19. The room is clean and comfortable with balcony to see the sunset. It also comes with adapter for you to charge your equipments which I know it's little detail but it does give an impression. The guesthouse also has wifi but we didn't use it as we wanted to 'switch... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

I stayed in Fort de 19 for only one night at the end of my solo trip around Sri Lanka this Febraury.Si I make this review after staying in ten or more places in the country. I booked only a couple of days before, so I got the smallest room in the house. But the bed was new and very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

We were the guests of Fort De 19 Villa. It left us a wonderful impression for their service and attitude. Since it was the first time we've been the fort . The hospitable master helped us a lot and gave us numorous imformation about the fort. Besides that, Their rooms are brand-new and with all the equipments. If you are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

Family home,,, great location, clean,, cute room!! We came across it as we were looking ! Family makes yu feel yu are part of their home ! My hubby was not well and mum was very caring !! Thank yu ! Recommended to all experience .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

We stayed in the last room available which was a bit small compared to the two other rooms, especially the toilet, but we did enjoy our stay with this family. The room was very clean with a high ceiling. The location is perfect just by the sea in the fort. Good for sunrise or sunset or watching local young people... More

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I just called to make a reservation based on the 20% off rooms from March 1, 2014 to March 31, 2014 for direct bookings. I was quoted prices far higher than what is suggested on trip advisor and when I mentioned the 20% trip advisor special the owner/staff he laughed at me and said that is his rate (6,500lkr) and... More

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Theeka, Owner at Fort De 19 Villa, responded to this review

First of all HONESTLY, i am too really disappointed & humbly apologize for what happened.It was truly a terrible mistake. Normally as our property is a family running business, i am (Theekshana) the only one who handles each & every bookings,web sites/trip Advisor managements & all other administrative requirements.If i am not there to answer directly,i advised them to ask... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We arrived hot and tired from the train journey from Colombo and were welcomed to this family run spotlessly clean bnb. It is right at the edge of the sea with a fantastic roof terrace. We discussed small improvements with the owners, such as having an illuminated sign outside and a small fridge in the room. But for cleanliness and... More

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Address: 19 A Rampart Street, Fort, Galle, Sri Lanka
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Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
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Situated within the historic Galle Fort in the southern part of Sri Lanka, Fort De 19 offers you the finest & homely accommodation within this unique, UNESCO World Heritage Site. We are really proud of our peerless location with a view across the ocean, overlooking the old rampart & absolutely stunning view of the 'SUNSET'. We, Fort De 19, will ensure to make your stay memorable with pride & satisfaction. ... more   less 
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