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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 #20 of 150 Galle B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This boutique hotel is perfectly located in the heart of the Fort Walls - a definite bonus! It's an old mansion that has been beautifully restored - it feels modern and stylish but still homely. The food is beautifully presented and very tasty. With only 5 rooms, it is difficult to get a room so book ahead! Walking around the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights for a family wedding, the staff were friendly and helpful. We stayed in a room in the main building. The room was upstairs above the main reception and a good size with original features. Breakfast was simple but good. The location is right in the heart of Galle fort area, nothing more than 10... More

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Marion-AlObaidi, Guest Relations Manager at The Fort Printers, responded to this review

Dear Steven, It was a pleasure to host you during the wedding. Indeed The Fort Printers is ideally situated in the center of the Fort which is perfect to have a walk or to do some shopping. Your room was in the Heritage wing of the hotel which was previously a printing shop and a school. The rooms have been... More

Abingdon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

as a family of 4 we chose to book a hotel inside the fort and we picked a winner. The hotel is set in the heart of the fort and gives the best of all worlds for visiting Galle - easy access to the town via walking or tuk tuk and a 15 minute $6 trip via tuk tuk to... More

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Marion-AlObaidi, Guest Relations Manager at The Fort Printers, responded to this review

Dear John, We are very grateful of your nice review. It was a pleasure to accomodate you during your stay in Galle and we hope to see you again. We were pleased to adapt our restaurant's menu to the allergies of your wife as our goal is to make your stay as best as possible. We look forward to welcome... More

Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an amazing stay at Fort Printers. We stayed for 3 nights in the new wing which was extremely spacious and quiet. Lots of trendy concrete here and it all added to the contemporary atmosphere. The breakfasts and the one dinner we had were fantastic. All staff were fabulous with their service and we were even given an opportunity... More

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Marion-AlObaidi, Guest Relations Manager at The Fort Printers, responded to this review

Dear Alison, We are very glad if you enjoyed your stay at The Fort Printers. Thank you for the compliments about our restaurant and our staff. Our objective is to welcome you as best as possible and to make you feel at home. We hope to see you again. We wish you the best, Warm regards, Marion - theprinters@sltnet.lk More

Bangalore, India
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We visited the Fort Printers, with a few friends. My wife and me had seen this place on our last visit to Galle. And we had a memorable meal that time. But this time we decided to stay there . And it was nice . There is a main building which has some rooms and 2 annexes have been added... More

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Marion-AlObaidi, Guest Relations Manager at The Fort Printers, responded to this review

Good Afternoon, Thank you for taking time to share your review. We are glad you have had a pleasant stay at our hotel. We will look into the areas you' have mentioned to improve on our service standards. I have also shared your comments with my team. We look forward to welcome you and your partner back at The Fort... More

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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Stayed here for one night with friends. Our two rooms shared a private lounge area where had drinks and nibbles on arrival. We ate in the restaurant later, which was really good. Great location to wander round Galle. Fascinating building, and very helpful staff.

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Marion-AlObaidi, Guest Relations Manager at The Fort Printers, responded to this review

Good Morning, Thank you for taking time to share your experience and for this nice review about our hotel and staff. We are very glad if your stay was good as well as your culinary experience in our restaurant. We look forward to welcome you again to The Fort Printers, Best regards, Marion -- theprinters@sltnet.lk More

Auckland, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We stayed twice in this chic and stylish hotel in Galle. The hotel is an old printing works, once converted to a school and now a boutique hotel. We felt like celebrities in the Headmasters Room - a huge suite with sleeping platform, sofa beds and lounge plus huge dressing room/lobby/bathroom, and our second stay in the Prefects Room by... More

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Marion-AlObaidi, Guest Relations Manager at The Fort Printers, responded to this review

Good morning, It was a pleasure to host you for the second time and we hope you will come back again. Thank you for your nice feedback and for sharing your room tips. Indeed the Prefect's and the Headmaster's rooms are very spacious and charmy as they keep the authenticity of this old 18th century building. We look forward to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This is a top quality hotel. We stayed here sadly only one night. The surroundings are unique and quaint and most of all really clean. What really makes this hotel such a great place to stay is the staff. The waiter in the restaurant had excellent English. Both myself and my fiancée suffer from allergies. I am allergic to wheat... More

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Marion-AlObaidi, Guest Relations Manager at The Fort Printers, responded to this review

Good morning, Thank you for your nice feedback, we are very grateful of your review about our restaurant staff and receptionists. Indeed we always try to do our best in order to satisfy all the requests of our guests so it was normal to help you for your allergies and your late flight. It was a pleasure to host you,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This is a charming hotel that is well appointed within the fort close to little shops, including a branch of the Barefoot handicraft shop. The decor is lovely and even the new modern rooms with clean lines and minimal decor is tastefully done. The grounds are well kept and there are enough different rooms/public spaces within the hotel that you... More

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Marion-AlObaidi, Guest Relations Manager at The Fort Printers, responded to this review

Dear Phuong, We would like to thanking you for your nice review about the design of the hotel. Indeed we are localised in the middle of the Fort where it is easy to walk around and do some shopping after made a swim in the pool. We hope to welcome you again at The Fort Printers, Best regards, Marion -... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We have just returned from Galle and were very pleased with our choice of Fort Printers. It is well situated in the fort and a short walk to the ramparts, restaurants, shops and sights. The fort is quiet in the evening and has a very nice atmosphere. We stayed in the new wing which has simple but tasteful rooms, high... More

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Marion-AlObaidi, Guest Relations Manager at The Fort Printers, responded to this review

Good morning, Thank you for your review and your grade about our hotel. We are very proud to see that you appreciated the design of our bedrooms and indoor spaces. It was normal to help you for the air conditioner, you have to feel as best as possible during your stay in our hotel. We hope to welcome you again... 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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