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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

High end luxury, professionally run. Beautiful rooms. We were 3 persons and booked two suites. Comfortable beds and good amenities. The bar was a win as was the in house dining. Breakfast was delicious, loved the Buffalo curd and Jaggery honey. Pool was excellent, with drinks and food available. A must stay when in Galle.

  • Stayed: August 2018, traveled with friends
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Thank Ricco999
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DennamS2, Manager at Galle Fort Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Ricco
We are most grateful for your candid and sincere review of the hotel. I am delighted that you all had a nice time at The hotel and I'm delighted that you found the Beds comfortable and enjoyed the room amenities. The Bar is one stop most of the guest do, and have a great relaxing time and we do serve all kinds of cocktails and wines for your request which makes a good blend for a good stay at the Galle Fort Hotel , I'm fascinated that you enjoyed the meals served , also specially the Breakfast which is a common comment we always get and its true the curd and honey is a nice blend of a dish to have in the mornings ,
Thanks for the high recommendation on us
And Thanks for sharing your valuable comment with us in your busy schedule

Thanks & Regards
Dennam Spittel
Resident Manager

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Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

We had lunch today on the verandah overlooking the pool area - very colonial hotel and worth popping your head inside to just have a look - old world charm.
We were not hotel guests but just enjoyed lunch there - from the moment we walked in we were looked after - glass of wine and some prawns to share we were very happy - warm serving of homemade bread with hummus - staff were present without rushing us - highly recommend to get out of the heat and the maddening crowd.

Stayed: October 2018, traveled as a couple
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DennamS2, Manager at Galle Fort Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Sdaydreamer

We really are most grateful for your review and I am delighted you had an enjoyable lunch with us and loved it to the core. Thank you. It is very generous of you to mention that it was worth popping inside
Good food, good company given by our staff and a 17th century colonial setting has the hallmarks for a great new experience of having a great meal and I am very pleased you recommended us and you enjoyed our cuisine.
Next time you return try our authentic roti at our newly Opened and well known Galle Things Roti restaurant for More yummy food!

Thank you very much for sparing your precious time to share your experience with us !

Regards
Dennam Spittel
Resident Manager

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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful hotel, full of character and charm. Very private and personalised service. Attentive staff and breakfast selection is excellent. They also know how to make a decent cocktail.
There are only 11 rooms and each is unique. The pool is also very appealingly situated in the middle of the walled courtyard - will definitely return.

Stayed: October 2018, traveled with family
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DennamS2, Manager at Galle Fort Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear T Ginny

We are most grateful for your candid and sincere review of the hotel .
I am delighted you had a stay with a very private and personalized service from our Attentive staff , and hats off to our Kitchen brigade for getting you an excellent Breakfast,
And as you said The Fort is a historical, archaeological and architectural heritage monument, which even after more than 423 years has stood the test of time and is precisely why the hotel, which sits in the middle, has tons of character and charm.

Once again i thank you for sparing your precious time with us and sharing your valuable thoughts with us

Wish to see you again to create more memorable days in Galle

Thanks and Best Regards
Dennam Spittel
Resident Manager

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Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights in September as part of our honeymoon and were blown away by the hotel. It is absolutely beautiful and the staff were so attentive and friendly. The breakfast was wonderful and we really enjoyed spending time by the pool drinking cocktails! We left feeling totally relaxed and could have easily stayed for a week! If you visit Galle, stay here!

Stayed: September 2018, traveled as a couple
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DennamS2, Manager at Galle Fort Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Dear Imogencook

Your succinct review is most welcome and it is good to know you enjoyed your 3 nights of Honeymoon at the Galle Fort Hotel and found our breakfasts and Cocktails and other aspects of the hotel to your liking.and im glad that our team have been attentive and friendly with serving you throughout the stay
Thank you so much for highly recommending the hotel. It goes without saying that it will be our pleasure to welcome you back in the future.

Kind regards,
Dennam Spittel
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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Visited here with my wife and daughter and we had a fantastic pool side suite, great facilities. The hotel has huge charm and all of the staff (too many to mention by name)were helpful, incredibly friendly and made our stay memorable. Breakfast was superb and the bar and terrace really to our liking and the roasted cashews are fab. The management were great start to finish and no request seemed too much. The only slight criticism was the lower floor did get noisy from residents above but that was a minor thing

Stayed: October 2018, traveled with family
Thank SteveB763
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DennamS2, Manager at Galle Fort Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

Dear Steve B

Thank you so much for your review and for highly recommending the Galle Fort Hotel I am very pleased that your daughter and Wife enjoyed their stay in ACH,( which is the pool view suit you mentioned ) quite apart from sleeping in a 400 year old room but because you were connecting with a suite full of Chinese history. Admiral Cheng Ho came to Galle in the 14th century, well before the Portuguese and Dutch colonialists did.
I too guarantee that your daughter enjoyed the upper floor bedroom, carved Chinese box bed and the novelty of an open-air bathroom with its large columns and elevated outdoor waterfall shower.

I could proudly say that the staff always aim for a remarkable Stay and a Memorable one for all who stay at GFH .which they practice every time from the welcome it self
I am pleased you enjoyed the Breakfast & cashew nuts which was made by our Chefs blessed hands ,
The concern of the noise will be fixed within next year after the refurbishments are done

Thank you for your feedback and recommendation about the service, staff and food. Your comments are most encouraging and I will filter them down to the various department

Thanks & Regards
Dennam Spittel
Resident Manager

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