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Fortaleza

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No. 9 Church Cross Street | Galle Fort, Galle, Sri Lanka
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Unawatuna, Sri Lanka
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156 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have been eating here since it opened four years ago. The menu has developed over this time with some firm favourites, the fish and chips is up there with anything served in the UK. Always changing specials of the day to keep it interesting. Service is attentive but not intrusive. Good little bar area at the back as well.... More 

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Shanghai Region, China
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38 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Set in an immaculately restored 16th century spice warehouse, this is a lovely, friendly little boutique hotel with only a handful of rooms. We stayed in the Library Room which has a wonderful beamed roof and large round window - perfect. Decor and service are spot on. The only reason I'm not giving it 5 stars is that we were... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We chanced upon a venue we had read about as we strolled around Galle Fort, and on a whim decided to do lunch. From the moment of arrival it was clear this beautifully renovated old venue set out to provide the best of everything. Our lunch was in the mid-price range, the food promptly served and simply delicious and fresh.

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Derby, UK
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138 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I thought we'd been booked into the main Fortaleza house, only to find that we were down the street in what's called the Barefoot apartment - but then to be told that there was a problem with the aircon and that we'd been upgraded to a property that Fortelaza manage on behalf of a British family which is about one... More 

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Thank kmr1809
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38 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gorgeous old Dutch spice warehouse renovated tastefully. The rooms are huge and beautifully decorated with old wooden furniture. We stayed in the master room and library room. The staff were very helpful and the breakfast was lovely. Great location in the middle of the fort with easy walking access everywhere. The restaurant serves simple more western influenced food and decent... More 

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hertford
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28 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 2 nights in the Turquoise Room at the beginning of our stay in Sri Lanka. The room was small but had everything we needed. It was comfortable too. We had breakfast which was quite simple but adequate and one evening meal which was very good. All meals are served in the pretty open air restaurant. Staff were very... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fab small hotel (only 4 rooms!) and one of the best to stay in Galle. We had the Library room which was beautiful. The restaurant was good - only after hunting for other decent meals did we realise how good as the Fort Printers was really disappointing. Can be a little noisy but to be expected in the town centre.... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful traditional building in top location, in the centre of all the action! The room was truly stunning and the breakfast delicious. Our housekeeper did a fantastic job each day of preparing the room and making everything special. A really top choice of stay. Thank you so much to all staff.

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Thank niknak46
Galle, Sri Lanka
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55 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to this place for Dinner with my family. I have ordered a Chicken Fajita for my wife & sesame seed encrusted Tuna for my self. For drinks I have ordered Lime juice with Kittul honey & Orange juice with Southside. The food was OK. But they lack the taste. We were really dissapointed. The orange juice was just... More 

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Thank GimalD
London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the no.5 Middle Street villa, in the Queen room, for 3 nights over Christmas 2015. The property is beautiful with lots of areas to sit & relax, and it's in a perfect location, a little away from the busiest streets but within minutes walk of them. The staff are brilliant and Thilak (the Chef) cooked us an... More 

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