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    The Fortress

    Route A2, Matara Road, Koggala 82104, Sri Lanka
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    26/07/2017 27/07/2017
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          Overview
          • Excellent73%
          • Very good20%
          • Average5%
          • Poor1%
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          Free Wifi
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          Breakfast included
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          5.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 6 February 2015

          Went to the place for a dinner with two of my colleagues from Australia. What a beautiful place... Asela was the manager and he made sure that we were in the good hands during the dinner service. Friendly staff and they helped my colleagues to...More

          Thank srimals
          Reviewed 6 February 2015

          We spent 4 nights here celebrating our one year anniversary and couldn't have chosen better. The hotel is hidden behind a huge wall and when the doors open you step into paradise. When we arrived after a long and very warm transfer we were greeted...More

          1  Thank AJH008
          Reviewed 4 February 2015

          we spent seven nights here after our weeks tour of Sri Lanka. Lovely hotel only seven years old, built in the style of the fort at Galle. Ocean view room very spacious, needs a bit more lighting we thought. Open area freestanding bath,twin sinks and...More

          Thank gillbehari
          Reviewed 2 February 2015

          Very beautiful hotel. The view on the beach and swimming pool is outstanding. There is a direct access to the beach. The welcome was great. The room is very big, so confortable and beautifully designed. The roof is very high. It's very elegant. The service...More

          1  Thank Keny3
          Reviewed 30 January 2015

          From the moment we've arrived until the moment when we've left the hotel, we've experienced a real VIP feeling. The hotel and the service is really exceptionally. The people at the reception are very friendely and they really do everything possible to make your stay...More

          1  Thank Carl V
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          About
          Awards & Recognition
          Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
          Certificate of Excellence
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Pool
          • Room Service
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Restaurant
          • Spa
          • Beachfront
          • Free Parking
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Breakfast included
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Room Service
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Breakfast included
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Laundry Service
          • Concierge
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Babysitting
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Minibar
          • Things to do
          • Pool
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Restaurant
          • Spa
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$227 - US$786 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 53
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          • Location
          • Sri Lanka >
          • Southern Province >
          • Galle District >
          • Koggala
          • Also Known As
          • The Fortress Hotel Koggala ,
          • Fortress Hotel Galle ,
          • Fortress Galle ,
          • Fortress Sri Lanka ,
          • The Fortress Sri Lanka/Koggala
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          dianew5912016
          We are looking at travelling to this hotel next year but not sure what is the best time of year to visit to get the best weather
          31 May 2017|
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          Response from Joanne B | Reviewed this property |
          Hi - we have visited this hotel 3 times now, once in March (no rain to speak of), April (the odd rain-shower at night and one during an afternoon) and August (one day of solid rain only out of twelve). The rain rarely lasts... More
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          debby0102
          Hi we are thinking about travelling to this hotel in February - can anyone advise on the weather situation? I have been told it is the rainy season? Is this so? Or is it sunny at this time of year? Thanks!
          13 February 2017|
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          Response from Hodroyd | Reviewed this property |
          You should be fine, before rains and will be warm ..!!
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          LaneC
          Hi - question for guests who have stayed recently - what is the mosquito situation like? Did you take precautions or was there no need? Thanks!
          18 January 2017|
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          Response from babybuny | Reviewed this property |
          Used deet but didn't get bitten at all.
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          "Rooms with ocean views have far better views."
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          "Ocean view room on first floor fantastic. Felt very safe and secure there. Just the roar of the Indian Ocean."
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          "A room facing the ocean"
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