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The Fort Printers

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Our one night stay at Fort Printers was amazing. This is a beautiful hotel with wonderful staff who are happy to help on anything. In the middle of the Galle Fort it is a great place from which to explore. The restaurant is very nice and were flexible to cater for our two small children. Small pool is a welcome... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having stayed here in 2010, the level of service, the design and attention to detail is still outstanding. Staff are sincere, smiling, and happy to help in any way possible. The interior design is contemporary classic and does justice to the heritage of the buildings. Whenever in Galle Fort, I will always return. Thank you to everyone including Petar and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel was far better than I expected! Both Peter and Tjana were delightful hosts and made us feel most welcome. Galle Fort is a destination on the up not to be missed with a nice mix of colonial style hotels, eateries, boutiques and colourful shops. The Hotel itself is a blend of modest chic, blended with rich history of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Fort Printers was the perfect place to stay in Galle. Being within the Fort made its close proximity to many things perfect. It had a small but inviting pool as well as a bar to enjoy - which was quite rare in the Fort. The rooms were spacious and were cleaned early and extremely well. Breakfasts by the pool... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very enjoyable stay at Fort Printers. Lovely staff, very accommodating, great recommendations. Galle is a beautiful town. A stay inside the old fort is a must. Well priced Centrally located so makes it easy to explore the fort and use as a base. Great breakfast

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights with my husband and daughter and this place did not disappoint. It was a honor to stay in this beautiful, grand building steeped in so much history. Our accommodation was spacious and comfortable. The food was exceptional and best of all were the staff, who were extremely helpful and nothing was too much trouble.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had such a fantastic meal here. The curry was delicious. There is a good range of food. Everything was beautifully presented. There was a good wine selection. It was expensive but worth it! I would love to go back. Staff were friendly and attentive. Setting is very romantic!

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Adelaide Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

The Fort Printers is a wonderful example of restoration - giving thought to the needs of travellers without compromising the buildings' integrity. There are 3 colonial structures offering 13 suites located in the centre of Fort Galle with easy access to the charms of the Fort. - the decorating style favours that of the famous Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

This hotel and its staff are lovely very welcoming and kind. Nothing was too much trouble as we realised we had picked up the wrong bag! The lady managing the hotel at the time was very happy to phone the airport and our agent, let us use her laptop and printer etc to get the necessary docs to the airport.... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Six weeks on from my (our?) wedding here, I can’t sing its praises enough. We knew from when we first stepped foot in The Fort Printers in 2014 that the setting would be perfect for our reception. What you can’t factor in, is how well the staff can cater to a friendly takeover for an Irish-English wedding, with 60-odd guests.... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Restaurant
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
“Guests get the convenience of hotel services and the ambiance of a villa at Fort Printers… The eighteenth-century mansion turned printing facility now houses five stylish, antiques-filled suites—four linked via a second-story walkway, common in colonial buildings of the era; the fifth, poolside. The jackwood floors, copper-lined rain showers, and extra-long lap pool are generating a buzz among design-savvy visitors.” - Conde`Nast Traveler Hot List 2006 ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Fort Printers

Address: 39 Pedlar St | Galle Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range: $168 - $280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Fort Printers 3.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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