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The Fort Printers

Certificate of Excellence
39 Pedlar St | Galle Fort, Galle, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #16 of 181 Galle B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Not only is this a great place to stay but the restaurant is fabulous! The menu changes daily and the service is impeccable. The venue is utterly beautiful. The restoration of this building is beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We only spent one night at this gorgeous boutique hotel which was a real shame as the place was beautiful. Our suite was beautifully appointed with a fantastic bathroom. There is also a kitchen for all rooms to share with cold bottled water and soft drinks. Which in the Sri Lankan heat is greeted well by all. The food was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I really enjoyed our stay at the Fort Printers. It is such an amazing old building that has been so lovingly restored. Our room was very comfortable with a very spacious bathroom. The hotel is very central and extremely easy to access from anywhere in the fort. The staff are very friendly and absolutely willing to help... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is in a couple of really nice old colonial buildings and everything is done up very nicely inside. The staff were friendly and helpful, the food was good, the room was very comfortable. Its located in an ideal spot within the fort walls and everything is a short walk away. The wifi was a bit flakey and didnt... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On wLking into the fantastic building, we were greeted by a cold towel and mocktail. What hits you first is the amZing colonial building that has been sympathetically restore to create an oasis if calm in the city. We were given a tour by the Serbian manageress who explain the history of the building. The church street rooms which we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed one night here, and we were relieved to find that the hotel was within the Fort which was lovely to walk around without getting lost ( something different after touring Sri Lanka and staying in remote hotels with little to do in the immediate vicinity). The Fort area itself caters purely to tourists, and there are many shops,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I recently stayed at The Fort Printers during our short, whirlwind whistlestop at Galle Fort. The hotel has a beautiful, minimalist aesthetic, and I could have easily spent an afternoon reading on the comfortable seats in the light and airy reception area, if we had more time. Galle Fort isn't huge, but the hotel's central location on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovingly restored building inside the old fort at Galle. Everything is kept as authentic as possible and visitors even get a tour and explanation of the hotels past. It can look a little run down in places with peeling plaster but this is explained as a result of the many years of tropical weather taking its toll... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We finished our Sri Lankan holiday by staying here for three nights. We had heard some not very good reviews (after we had booked the holiday). However, we found this to be one of the two best locations throughout our entire 2-week stay in Sri Lanka. The reception staff were excellent and very keen for us to feel at home.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautifully restored property that gives one the feeling of peace and tranquillity. The food was very good, the staff very attentive and the room beautiful. Thank you in particular to Peter, whose kindness and efficiency made our stay very relaxing indeed. In our opinion, this is the only place to stay in Galle.

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