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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 #17 of 161 Galle B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a great time stayingin Fort Printers - the building itself is stunning, and the room was beautiful. The food was all excellent - easily the best place we ate in Galle - and covers both Sri Lankan classics like rice and curry, and modern European dishes. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly. I can't imagine a better... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location, tick. Service with a smile, tick. Spacious room, tick. Modern-colonial decor, tick. This hotel ticked all the boxes for us. It's on a street with loads of great cafes, restaurants and shops. So it was easy to keep everyone in the family happy. Peter and Tijanna made everything from the reservation process to saying goodbye very warm and personal,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the stay in Fort Printers very much. Tijuana and Peter we're welcoming and helpful. Our rooms were huge and authentic and very comfortable. Breakfast out by the small pool was lovely. We are vegetarian, so the dinner selection for us was a little bit limited. We also do not appreciate curries, so it would be unfair to make... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
24 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we stayed at this lovely intimate hotel for 2 nights at the end of our 3 week trip and were so glad we chose it. Peter made us feel very welcome when we arrived and showed us round and told us the hotels history. Our room church 1 was great but could perhaps have had a bit more colour or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and family enjoyed our stay at the pedlar's villa section. Not only did we enjoy the luxurious ambience and authentic French desserts but Tijana and Peter's warmth and personalised hospitality added more happy memories than we could carry back home. it's is not enough for a hotel just to just have comforts but at Fort Printers we were made... More 

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Floral Park, New York
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location, serene setting, very large rooms and bathrooms. Excellent breakfast included. The staff were very helpful and very nice. We arrived at 5am and they had a room available for us to use until our room was ready. I would definitely stay here if I visit Galle again.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed here for two nights in Dec 2014 and were happy with the ambiance, food and excellent service by the staff. The unique pool and the frangipani trees with flowers in full bloom gave our stay a calm and peaceful feel. We stayed in the courtyard room which was clean and spacious. There was no mini... More 

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55 reviews 55 reviews
13 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right in the middle of the Galle Fort, great service, beautiful food, well preserved and restored heritage property, appropriate prices...what else would you need? A small but effective swimming pool? check. Beautiful breakfast with home baked bread? check. Walking distance to anything you might need inside the fort? check. Go for it, it was definitely our best choice in Galle.

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

Thank you for your wonderful comments about your stay at The Fort Printers. We are glad you enjoyed the historic feel of our hotel and our facilities. Your comments regarding the breakfast will be passed on to the kitchen staff and I am sure they will be happy to hear of your delight. We believe our hotel offers a perfect... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights in November 2014 and loved it. The place is overflowing with history ambiance, good taste and lovely people. This is one of the few places where you will find a swimming pool within the Fort area. It has been beautifully fitted into the place and frangipani flowers floated down into the water while we... More 

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

Dear Judith & Donald, Thank you for such lovely comments about your stay at The Fort Printers. We are glad you enjoyed historic nature of the building, the modern décor and courteous staff. We believe our lap pool, shaded by large frangipani trees, is one of the best ways to relax after a day of experiencing the sights of Galle.... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My fiancee and I stayed three nights in what I was told was the "new wing" of the hotel. The wing is directly accessible from the main building and main road, and had a lovely stone courtyard with sunbeds, where we spent our afternoons lounging after experiencing the wonderful sights of the Galle area. The room was spacious and clean,... More 

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

Dear Mark and Ali, I wish to thank you for such a comprehensive and lovely review of your stay at The Fort Printers. We believe The Fort Printers offers a great base from which to explore Galle, and we are glad that you think the same. The Church wing is comprised of five rooms around a central courtyard. We are... 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: 13
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