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  • 5David J. 1 month ago
    First of all, the Galle Fort needs to be on your bucket list of places to visit. Also, when you do visit, you must stay or dine at the Galle Fort Hotel. Our waiter, Dilan was amazing. I figured if you’re going to invest the time in coming travelling to Galle, you should experience their finest. Dilan arranged an authentic Sri-Lanka dinner, with prawns and fish. In the morning the meal was just as good, with curried chicken, dhal and idiyappam. What meal would be complete with Tea, one of Sri-Lanka’s greatest exports. The room was also fantastic. They were incredibly comfortable, spacious and I had one of the best sleeps I’ve had in a while. Note, when you sleep at night you will hear noises… this is the sound of heritage and the same sound you would expect to hear in a building over 400 years old. Will I come again, 110%. A truly great experience.

  • 3Ahmed Mushfiq M. 2 months ago
    This property is architecturally brilliant. It's a wonderful and thoughtful conversion of a historic building into comfortable hotel rooms. But the hotel service is quite poor. I think it's a government-run hotel and it shows. Many of the staff are not well-trained, and do not seem to have much of a hospitality background. As one example, I sat down for breakfast, ordered quickly, and immediately explained that we needed to catch a flight, so we were in the rush. We didn't get our main food after 35-40 minutes of waiting. And it wasn't just me asking: all the staff could clearly observe that I rushed to get my suitcases down AFTER ordering food. But it did not seem to matter to them. I explained to both front desk staff and restaurant staff that we were risking missing our flight, and that they could just give us everything in a takeaway box. They first agreed, but then came out and said that it would take another 15 minutes to get ready. So we just left not eating the breakfast we had paid for. The staff explained that because there was one other table (who sat down after us), they were overwhelmed. Two tables (6 people total) somehow overwhelmed their cooking capacity. The check-in process at this hotel was quite good. The service quality here is such that if you are paying around US$100-$120, this is a fine hotel. If you are going above that, then Galle offers other better-run hotels in the US$200 range that are located within the same neighborhood.

  • 5Choice P. 3 months ago
    The best hotel you can find in Galle Fort area. The entire property has transitioned from a Governers residence to a Post office to now being converted to a Hotel. The vibe is regal yet modern in its own way. Just like many Galle Hotels, the property opens to a bar, then to the main waiting area followed by a Veranda self sufficient with a swimming pool and the rooms around it. All rooms oversee the pool area. The breakfast is amazing with sufficient options to keep you healthy yet well fed great place much visit highly recommend

  • 5Jane B. 3 months ago
    Stunning hotel and a total oasis in the city - renovated and restored to it's former glory with great love. Personal touches made our stay extra special and breakfast was one of the best meals of the trip (although far more than I could get through!)

  • 5Steven H. 5 months ago
    Wow wow wow. From the minute we checked in everything was perfect, the staff, the ambiance and the room. We stayed in the library suite, very spacious, great layout with a huge bath and comfortable bed. Aircon worked amazingly well. Nice touches with the letter from the manager, some welcome nibbles and good selection of tea and coffee in room. Evening turndown service too. Would definitely recommend this hotel.

  • 5Villa L. 5 months ago
    Our go to for coffee when visiting Galle Fort as the covered courtyard area offers shade as well as a peaceful atmosphere. Staff are very attentive and prices are reasonable. Food is also very good

  • 5Nikola N. 6 months ago
    Very nice place, out food was amazing. A waiter Dilan was very kind and helpful. He makes our evening very nice and cozy. Seafood plate for 2 was really tasty and enough for 2 people.

  • 5Photo B. 6 months ago
    While we didn't stay here, we did dine at the restaurant. I can only assume that the level of service and facilities is echoed in the hotel. It is a beautifully renovated old building that exudes taste and class. The meals were wonderful and the service exemplary. We were served by Shiromal who is charming, attentive and seems to genuinely love his job. A very lovely evening in a beautiful place. Thank you to all the staff.

  • 5Alicia B. 7 months ago
    We absolutely loved staying here. Such a beautiful and unique hotel. The staff were fantastic, especially the sweet lady who welcomed us. Can't wait to stay again! Thank you a million, Alicia & Josh

  • 5Tony C. 7 months ago
    Amazing place to stay with really helpful and friendly staff. The food was delicious and everything homemade. The room was perfect and clean. The building itself is beautifully restored and as a protected structure is tastefully decorated. You feel like you are at home and welcome by the staff who made our stay so pleasant

  • 5Kasun B. 7 months ago
    Authentic Sri Lankan Cuisine . . . Amidst Retrofitted Sri Lankan + Dutch + Galle Architecture . . . #srilankatourism #VisitSriLanka #paradiseisland #srilankatravel #srilankanarchitecture

  • 5Steve B. 8 months ago
    My wife and I had a very nice meal. A stunning, atmospheric Dutch period hotel. Thank you especially to Shiromal for outstanding service.

  • 5MusicLove 1. 8 months ago
    Went for Christmas Eve dinner. Staff were great and the set menu was fabulous. Sri Lankan fusion with flavours and international cuisines mixed in a way that surprisingly worked. Compliments to the chef again!

  • 5Bil C. 8 months ago
    We had a wonderful experience in the restaurant, having drinks, starters and desserts. They also served complimentary chips, breads, hummus and butter. The building and decor are lovely, and the service is impeccable.

  • 5Rasmus W. 8 months ago
    Amazing hotel experience! A beautifully renovated old colonial-style building in the middle of old Galle. The restaurant, not to mention the cocktail bar, was outstanding. We particularly enjoyed their classic cocktails with a local twist. The suite was beautiful with a very interesting and though through theme. Worth travelling to Galle simply to stay at the hotel.

  • 5amal a. 9 months ago
    Simply put, the Galle Fort Hotel is one of the island’s best boutique hotels. A deft combination of history, luxury and serenity, it is an ideal base from which to explore this unique world heritage site.

  • 5Nathasha U. 9 months ago
    We had an unforgettable stay at the Galle fort hotel. This staff gave an incredible service. The food was amazing. The hotel architecture captured us and was gazing at the ethereal structure 400 years old. I want to specifically mention Nafhan, Dilan and Abishek plus the front office two managers who gave us an impeccable service, made our stay personalized and memorable. Had their seafood latter and Srilankan breakfast, also pork and beef dishes during our stay, I must say it’s the best we had in Galle fort. Thank you for the unforgettable stay!

  • 5Никита �. 10 months ago
    Best restaurant in the Galle. Cocktails and food are very delicious. The staff is very polite and pleasant, especially Jagath.

  • 5Milinda A. 10 months ago
    This Hotel is really luxurious, cozy, and heritage boutique. Staff is really friendly and helpful.

  • 5Andreja P. 11 months ago
    I like the Bawa style of this hotel and I enjoyed very much the food there. We tried both European and Sri lankan food and it was excellent. Their staff is very nice and welcoming and we really appreciate Shiromal. I hope to come back.

  • 5Upamali M. 1 year ago
    Very Friendly staff, Excellent food with nice rooms!!

  • 5Alastair D. 1 year ago
    Went here for dinner with my girlfriend and the food and service simply amazing.

  • 5Lena K. 1 year ago
    Amazing place 😍very beautiful interior, everything is clean, food is amazing, staff is friendly, helpful and sooo nice 💙 Already dreaming to come here again. Highly recommend👍🏽

  • 5Richard M. 1 year ago
    Stayed here recently this month for a week. I can't describe how amazing this place was, stunning hotel in the heart of Galle. The staff were truly amazing. I will most certainly be back in the future.

  • 5Peter H. 1 year ago
    Fabulous hotel right in the middle of Galle fort, we didn't stay here but had an excellent meal.

  • 5Sabine K. 1 year ago
    We have been there for lunch ,what a nice experience.Sitting on the verandah with the view of beautiful flowering trees and the pool we were enjoying our delicious lunch. Food was very good, service so nice and friendly. A beautiful and relaxing place! .

  • 5Marta S. 1 year ago
    We’ve dinner in the restaurant and the food was so delicious and for the food we ate we paid a reasonable price. Hashan, the waiter, was super nice person. We strongly recommend to go for a drink or dinner!

  • 5Noa P. 1 year ago
    Jagath was a friendly and attentive waiter, who made our evening very pleasant. The food was really good and the atmosphere nice. We can definitely recommend.

  • 1Linus L. 1 year ago
    The service offered was unexpectedly dishonest. We go cheated. We stopped for drinks this afternoon and I ordered a gin and tonic. I asked for a Monkey47, but was served some other ordinary gin. Had to pay Rs 2000 for some cheap gin. Just to warn that you make sure you got what you asked for at the start.

  • 5Adith & Lytha S. 2 years ago
    Really nice hotels in historical area. friendly staff.

  • 5Pras M. 2 years ago
    One of the best hotels in Galle. Excellent rooms, service, food and central location.

  • 5Saif K. 2 years ago
    Had a great time at galle Fort Hotel enjoyed staying there really nice place to stay

  • 5Nethul S. 2 years ago
    Such a good place .

  • 3DESH D. 2 years ago
    One of the leading services providers in Island.Their hospitality and service are really recommended

  • 5Serif A. 3 years ago
    Beautiful hotel friendly staff. We loved this hotel for its old school charm. Our room was a duplex room and was very comfortable with great little touches. Breakfast was delicious and the pastries were so fresh and delicious. Unfortunately didn't get to use the pool but it was a good size and a place to relax by. Our lovely four poster bed was so comfy with a lovely mosquito net around it and during turn down we were even left some night face cream. Would definitely stay here again and it's walking distance to great little shops and restaurants within the fort. The leaving gift of a pot of tea was such a lovely gesture. Thank you Galle Fort Hotel.

  • 5richard s. 3 years ago
    Lovely oasis in Galle fort. Probably the best place to stay inside the old town. Cute room & great staff. We enjoyed the food and we also had a great experience with the cooking demonstration too. The pool is the cherry on top... 🏊

  • 5nitisha g. 3 years ago
    The best hotel you can find in Galle Fort area. The entire property has transitioned from a Governers residence to a Post office to now being converted to a Hotel. The vibe is regal yet modern in its own way. Just like many Galle Hotels, the property opens to a bar, then to the main waiting area followed by a Veranda self sufficient with a swimming pool and the rooms around it. All rooms oversee the pool area. The breakfast is amazing with sufficient options to keep you healthy yet well fed.

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