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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent our last 2 nights here after a 3 week trip in sri lanka. Galle is fabulous and the Fort Printers is in a terrific location - the fort isn't big, but you feel right in the middle of it including hearing the call to prayer early in the morning! We had two rooms in hte main building (history... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel for 2 nights in August. We had two rooms (Geography and History). Location: the location of the hotel is excellent. It is right in the centre of the fort and perfectly located to get to everywhere within the fort itself. Rooms: were large (History slightly larger than Geography) with a partial height room divider to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First Hotel we stayed at in Sri Lanka and turned out to the best. Everything done to perfection with great service from the manager down to the cleaners. Friends lost luggage due to airport error and Peter the manager went out of his way to help track down and have it returned (successfully). Have the hoppers for breakfast and try... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 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 July 14, 2016 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 July 12, 2016

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 July 10, 2016 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 July 9, 2016 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 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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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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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: $190 - $267 (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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