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The Fort Printers

4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   39 Pedlar St | Galle Fort, Galle, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #18 of 154 Galle B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel was perfect. The staff were so welcoming and friendly. The room, the courtyard and outdoor restaurant, and the lounge area to have a glass of wine were absolutely spot on! Cannot recommend this place enough - and it's one of the very best boutique hotels that we'll ever stay in. Thanks Fort Printers! Andy & Helen

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Trying to think of any negatives to this wonderful boutique hotel is an exercise in futility. It's perfect. Great location in the heart of Galle, but still perfectly tranquil. Staff could not be more welcoming and relaxed (somewhat of a rarity in Sri Lanka, where the people are faultlessly friendly and welcoming, but to my mind rather subservient on occasion.... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Fort Printers! This is my favorite little boutique hotel in the Galle Fort. This time I thought of making my birthday more special and romantic, then I thought yes it should be in the Galle Fort. The concept of this hotel is meant for romance in the Fort. Petar & Tijana, the two I cannot forget. These two are... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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93 reviews 93 reviews
41 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, a shoutout for the front desk: we were having problems with our iPad connections plus the need to make some collect calls to our financial institutions in the States. They gave us immediate use of a cell phone, plus help in re establishing our connections. We had some angst over this, but their generous help got us over it.... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed a couple of days at The Fort Printers at the end of our tour through Sri Lanka and have not regretted our choice. The hotel is perfectly situated in the Fort, the rooms are spacious (we were able to get 2 extra beds in the room for our children, which - we know now from experience - is... More

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TijanaBrdar, Manager at The Fort Printers, responded to this review

We are pleased to hear of your wonderful experience during your stay at The Fort Printers. We believe our hotel is a perfect base to explore both the Galle Fort and the greater Galle area and we are glad to hear that you think the same. We pride ourselves on having spacious, tasteful rooms and we were more than happy... More

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently had two wonderful nights at the Fort Printers Hotel. It is a charming old colonial building. Our room was spacious, clean and tastefully decorated and there are a number of sitting rooms around the property to take a coffee, cool drink or just relax and read. The property is situated within the quiet Fort walls away from the... More

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TijanaBrdar, Manager at The Fort Printers, responded to this review

Dear Christine, We are glad to hear you so thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us at The Fort Printers. Our rooms have been carefully decorated and designed with boutique furniture, crisp linens and velvet curtains. All throughout the hotel, the common living rooms and lounges offer our guests a cool respite from the busy bustling streets of the Galle Fort... More

Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner by the pool at this hotel. The service, prices, food and ambience to this place was excellent. The hotel manager showed us the rooms after dinner which comprised of the new wing and old rooms that were old class rooms. The rooms were uber cool and I would stay their next time in Galle Fort. Oh and... More

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TijanaBrdar, Manager at The Fort Printers, responded to this review

We are pleased to hear you had such a pleasant dining experience at our hotel's restaurant. Our kitchen sources local ingredients and fresh seafood to create flavorful, sumptuous dishes of Mediterranean and Sri Lankan influence. I will be certain to pass on your comments to the staff. I am sure they will be delighted to hear of your wonderful comments.... More

Singapore, Singapore
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5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are just back from 5 days at the Fort Printers hotel. The atmosphere was casual, jazzy (great music) and attentive. The rooms are spacious and the best room was in the new section up on the second floor. Cool, clean and comfortable. The food at the Fort Printers is an experience you will not soon forget. From the freshest... More

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TijanaBrdar, Manager at The Fort Printers, responded to this review

Dear Sharon, Thank you for such wonderful comments. We appreciate the great review, and we’re thrilled that you enjoyed your time with us. We’re also very excited to read that you found breakfast enjoyable, rooms comfortable and our meals outstanding. Your comments will be shared with the chef and his team, and I have no doubts in my mind that... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night this month. The rooms were fantastic, service attentive but unobtrusive, food extremely good and this colonial building had a lovely relaxed atmosphere. Great spot from which to explore Galle.

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TijanaBrdar, Manager at The Fort Printers, responded to this review

Dear Alan, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay and experience with us. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your brief stay with us and enjoyed both our rooms and food. I will surely pass your comments about the food to our Chef and the rest of the team. Thank you... More

Manama, Bahrain
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Overall a great experience - the hotel has a unique charm and charisma as it is an old mansion inside the Galle Fort walls. The rooms are very spacious and nicely done - classic furniture and decor. The breakfast was really really good, especially the fresh fruit platters and juices. The staff were super courteous and helpful. The slight negative... More

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TijanaBrdar, Manager at The Fort Printers, responded to this review

Dear Imran, Thank you for your feedback on your stay with us. Our hotel is situated in the heart of the Fort, making it an ideal location to explore Galle and the surrounding areas. The Fort Printers is a converted 18th century colonial Dutch mansion that we are dedicated to maintaining and preserving. We are happy to hear you experienced... More

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Address: 39 Pedlar St | Galle Fort, Galle, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Fort Printers 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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