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The Fortress

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$184*
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Sitting on the edge of the ocean, listening to the waves crashing, having been for a walk on the beach it is hard to imagine anywhere more relaxing. We found everything was aimed at making our stay memorable. We loved our room facing the ocean and would recommend that you treat yourself. The sunsets were stunning. The food was delicious...

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

just go and stay there. seriously you will not be prepared for what is behind those huge fabulous gates . we had a room at the back of the hotel but we were not disappointed as this was huge and the bathroom was amazing. all of the staff were second to none and nothing but nothing was too much trouble....

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Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mostly i'm in love with the view of this place.That's pretty beautiful to see even inside from the room.Local and international menu gave us to pick whatever we want and the staff is friendly, helpful like a family. Yummy foods, Excellent view and made my trip perfect in that day.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 10 days in this beautiful hotel, and were very impressed with the facilities and rooms. In June of this year the hotel will close for two months for maintenance and this, I am sure will address any issues of "tiredness", recently mentioned by previous reviewers. The staff of the hotel, are excellent and forever willing to go that...

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is timeless! Amazing food, amazing rooms, and more than anything- excellent staff. We keep going back! Its about 1 hour 10 -20 minutes from Colombo and a perfect getaway. Rooms with plunge pool is very relaxing.

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Thank crossbordersrilanka
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the luxurious spa in the down south area. Beautiful surroundings with great food and the staff was very friendly warm and helpful. Most of all we love the beach which was clean and secure. Great place guys !!! Wl definitely revisit.

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Colombo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time with great food and service! Loved the pool specially the dip in the night. The seafood night on Saturday night was exceptional, loved the tuna sashimi, oysters and the prawns. The pepper tuna dish I ordered for lunch was also very good The service was also very professional

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at The Fortress for six nights after a nine day tour around Sri Lanka for our honeymoon. It was the perfect place to relax. The setting is stunning, the hotel is lovely, the staff are brilliant. The hotel isn't huge which in our minds is a bonus, the pool was a good size and never full of people,...

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Wagener, South Carolina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has the best hand cut and pre-selected steak you will ever eat!! The salad bar is huge with a fresh selection of salad choices. When you get your menu and you decide you want steak and a steak peddler cones to your table with the fresh selections of meat and you decide which cut of meat you want...

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Thank Susie N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our last stop of a whirlwind, 5 day trip to Sri Lanka. What a gem. A beautifuly hotel, stunning location, incredible, friendly and helpful staff, fantastic 5* service - got to be experienced. My wife and I were accompanied my two sons and there partners and my wife's two sisters - with an age span from over 60...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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Cuisines: Seafood, Sri Lankan
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
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  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A luxury 53 room boutique resort located on the Southern shores of Sri Lanka. The Fortress has been styled after Galle’s powerful ancient Dutch Fort, blending the country’s Dutch and Portuguese influences with Sri Lankan motifs and indigenous furnishings to echo the historic days of Old Ceylon. This has been artfully and sensitively fused with innovative architecture, high design features, state-of-the-art technology, sensual living spaces with naturally modern design, and incredible gastronomic experiences, to stunning effect. The Fortress will offer unprecedented levels of service, extraordinary innovation, attention to detail and a unique blend of Old Ceylon with Modern Asia. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Fortress

Address: Route A2, Matara Road, Koggala 82104, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle District > Koggala
Price Range: RM739 - RM2,484 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Fortress 5*
Number of rooms: 53
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Also Known As:
The Fortress Hotel Koggala
Fortress Hotel Galle
Fortress Galle
Fortress Sri Lanka
The Fortress Sri Lanka/Koggala
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“A room facing the ocean”
Seascape22, 25 May 2017 | Read review
“Ocean View”
  • Last day bed decoration
G4JFW, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor suite with plunge”
crossbordersrilanka, 14 May 2017 | Read review
“Go for the first floor, see view rooms. If you have children then the ground floor sea view rooms have direct access to the pool.”
bensonw753, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“Go for upper floor”
JoanneB771, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
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