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The Fortress Resort & Spa

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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ocean room”(75 reviews)
“seafood buffet”(37 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
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Non-Smoking Rooms
5.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped here for lunch on our way back from Calle. What a treat. Stepping through the massive wooden gates into the beautifully manicured courtyard you look through the lobby to the sea. It is impressive and tranquil at the same time. The service was...More

Thank Sarah P
Hotel's Favourite
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Our third visit to this hotel and had a great time. This was for 25th wedding anniversary. Pool attendants did a great job of preparing sun beds for us every day. Room extremely well looked after and well laid out and all amenities provided. Food...More

13  Thank Joanne B
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Fortress was our last stop on a fascinating trip to Sri Lanka. We spent a week at nature reserves and rainforests so wanted to spend the last few days relaxing. Could not have picked a better hotel. We had a brilliant room on the...More

2  Thank MaggieRafalowicz
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I spent 8 days here and it is without doubt the best Hotel I have been in and I am a seasoned Traveller. The hotel was clean comfortable, well designed . The food was excellent, we had no desire to go elsewhere....More

4  Thank DonCollier
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just come back from Sri Lanka after spending a few days at this beautiful hotel. we had booked a package holiday with Thomson form the uk to go to the Riu Sri Lanka which was awful so we needed a break from there...More

1  Thank Lilly C
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About
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice
2017 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Spa
Beachfront
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Business Centre with Internet Access
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Babysitting
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
USD 224 - USD 1,453 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 224 - USD 1,453 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Family and Play Areas (1)
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Lynda A
4 January 2018|
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Response from md_stewart | Reviewed this property |
Hi This is a lovely hotel. We had no problems getting sun beds and there was no excessive early placement of towels. The food is excellent at all meal times so half board should be a good option. Galle is a 20 minute... More
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michelle274
15 November 2017|
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Response from farazlondon | Reviewed this property |
Don’t worry! Just short bursts and you will have good time!! Good luck safe journeys
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Tarbie62
26 October 2017|
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Response from jchunt787 | Reviewed this property |
That's ridiculous, dump your tour operator and just take a local taxi. Maybe only $30.00 USD, the hotel also has transport and if I recall it was $350.00 return from Colombo for four people. Can also contact MAL-KEY RENT A... More
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"Ground floor rooms with a sea view - private patio with table and chairs and staff will bring you loungers to..."
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"insist on an ocean view room"
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"rooms without sea view are much larger"
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"Beach room is best for me."
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