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Fortaleza

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Fortaleza boutique hotel is located within the heart of Galle Fort, As its coral walls attest was once a 17th century Dutch spice warehouse. Now five comfortable air-conditioned bedrooms decked with hand made furniture and flowers exude their own personality. Set behind this beautiful building lies our shady courtyard restaurant and bar, perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner or just a great meeting point to chill out with friends.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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We stayed two nights and I must say the first night was pretty disappointing, the second much better. We realised why when the second night came along, they had totally forgotten to get our room ready for sleep the first and we slept with just a thin sheet freezing! We at
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Fortaleza is basically a restaurant with rooms. Our room looked very nice. Unfortunately at night it was very dark as the small side lights had fixed black shades so it was very hard to see your belongings or to read. Our bathroom was grubby. Maybe we came at the wrong time
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Lovely warm welcome and fantastic service. Huge powerful fans dotted around which is so welcome on a hot day in Galle! We just had drinks, but my rosé wine was the best I’ve tasted for a long time. Beautiful!
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This was our third visit having previously stayed here in 2014 and at No.50 in 2017. All 3 occasions have been lovely. We stayed in the Master Bedroom which is large and decorated beautifully. There seems to be a lot of competition in Galle nowadays, but Fortaleza is still our
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This property has the typical Dutch columned facade. We stayed for two nights in the master Balcony Suite on the upper floor. A very spacious bedroom , well appointed and containing antique furniture in the Dutch style. The apartment is cooland quiet. A staff member is at hand
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Hi There Thank you for your inquiry Yes of course it is possible, with the highway as you know it is only an hour or so away from Colombo and we would be happy to have you here for dinner. How many of you are there and what time do you think you will come ? Warm Regards Ethan
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"Choose to stay at No 50 rather than main building"
"Recommend Master balcony Suite - quiet and spacious"
"Try for a room in the restored building along the road."
"No 1 apartment room"
"Pay a bit more to get a bigger room"
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PRICE RANGE
USD 140 - USD 249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
Sri LankaSouthern ProvinceGalle DistrictGalle
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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