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The Fort Printers

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39 Pedlar St | Galle Fort, Galle, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #13 of 189 Galle B&B and Inns
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Rebecq Rognon, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We've been welcomed by the hotel Mgr (Serbian?) whom was just great with us and gave us all details and tips needed, and even more. We were also deighted by the hotel very simple and very good taste decoration. Very well done. I was first disappointed not to have any music or TV but found out that ounce in a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I began our honeymoon in Sri Lanka at the Fort Printers Hotel. I was a bit concerned about what I would actually find, given the reason I actually booked the hotel was because it was given a good review by the New York Times, I believe it was, and then I read a couple of reviews on... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for a night and were accommodated in one of the rooms off the rear courtyard which was beautiful, very simple and classic. We had booked the headmasters suite which was being renovated but were very happy with our alternative room. Very spacious room and bathroom, comfortable bed and lovely shower. The building itself has been beautifully refurbished and... More 

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

Thank you for your lovely comments regarding your stay at The Fort Printers. The Fort Printers is an original 18th century Dutch mansion, which has been elegantly restored and decorated to give our guests a feeling of the trappings of colonial aristocracy that were once housed within The Fort Printers’ walls. We are glad you enjoyed the beauty and historic... More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We chose this hotel after reading other sterling reviews and we were not disappointed. We are a family with 2 young children and we came for a short break of 2 nights from Thailand. We have stayed in many hotels around the world and this room really stood out for its uniqueness and excellent size (including a separate living room... More 

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

Dear Mr. Banerjee, I am delighted to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us at The Fort Printers. The Fort Printers prides itself on maintaining an excellent standard service and we believe our Tripadvisor reviews reflect this. The Fort Printers is a unique hotel, in that we have a small number of rooms in a beautiful setting, allowing... More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Was in the south of the island so went to explore Galle a UNESCO World Heritage Site before travelling back to the UK. Will definitely go to this boutique hotel again, staff friendly, a good honest owner very helpful.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Headed over to this amazing property last weekend, in search of a break from a never ending work routine. i was instantly brought to ease by the lovely interiors and well laid out rooms. I was accommodated in the headmasters suite which has a picturesque view of the courtyard below and a distant view of the lighthouse of the Galle... More 

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

Dear Anthony, We are overjoyed to hear your words of praise for The Fort Printers. We were pleased to accommodate you in the grand Headmasters suite, a favourite of many guests with its high ceilings and multiple antique wooden silhouette windows, that offer resplendent views of the historic Galle Fort from above. We appreciate such praise from a guest such... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

This most luxurious house located within the Galle Fort is a dream unfolding .After we arrived here with our family of 6 members .The well spread out interiors and the decor recreat a magic of bygone era .All rooms have a view except the top most room - avoidable if possisible due to the noisy plumbing sound emanating from any... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We stayed at the Fort Printers for 2 nights last week. Peter runs a great establishment. Great friendly service, good food and wonderful location within the fort makes this hotel a really good place to stay in Galle. Definitely recommend the Fort Printers!

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Great place, nice big rooms, lovely manager and staff. Food was great, very relaxing I have stayed on the Galle Fort before which was also good. Its nice being right in the centre of the Fort so you can wander out to shops and restaurants.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I stayed here for 3 nights in mid april 2015 with my wife and young daughter. Positives: -location, central Galle close to everything -style. This hotel has never ending style and ambience with immense attention to detail -staff. The manager, Tiana, was incredibly welcoming to our 4 year old daughter and went above and beyond. Lovely staff and made us... More 

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