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    Fortaleza

    No. 9 Church Cross Street | Galle Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
    011 94 91 2 233415
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    • Excellent59%
    • Very good30%
    • Average8%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible1%
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    “library room” (12 reviews)
    “fajitas” (9 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 191 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Our group of 10 dined here in their open air courtyard. The ambiance was very pleasant. The waiters were very friendly and attentive. Taking orders for and correct delivery of food to groups can sometimes be tricky but everything was handled correctly and efficiently -...More

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    Hotel's Favourite
    Reviewed 26 March 2017

    Galle Fort has some amazing top end accommodation but this was really fantastic. we stayed in 1Court Square..a fantastic apartment with a lovely balcony overlooking the square. The facilities were excellent and it was only a short walk to the main Fortaleza for breakfast. The...More

    1  Thank Alastair M
    Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

    The service at this place is amazing. Very attentive (but not pushy) waiter. We had the meze, the tuna in sesame and the roll your own fajitas. All very well executed (although the salad beneath the tuna could be a bit more inspired than a...More

    Thank Sebastian H
    Response from Ethan S, Manager at FortalezaResponded 7 November 2017

    Thank you for sharing the great review ! Really pleased to hear about the top service and quality of the food. Thank you for the information about the cocktail, we shall look into this, just a shame we were not notified at the time. Thanks...More

    Reviewed 28 October 2017

    Everything from the absolute friendliness of the owner and staff and their helpful care and attention to the rooms steeped in a feel of the glory times gone by yet updated to provide the best of modern convenience to the restaurant providing delicious breakfast and...More

    Thank Ian C
    Response from Ethan S, Manager at FortalezaResponded 29 October 2017

    Thank you so much for sharing this fantastic review ! Such a pleasure to read. Warm regards Ethan

    Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

    We visited this restaurant first for a drink in Happy Hour. I would definitely recommend that. As we liked the atmosphere we decided to go back for dinner and we enjoyed that too. I would say it was quite pricey for Sri Lanka but then...More

    Thank Jane W
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    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
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    • USD 118 - USD 337 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 5
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    • Galle District >
    • Galle
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    Aye77
    15 October 2014|
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    Response from Ethan S | Property representative |
    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... More
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    "The library room in Fortaleza had a really great feeling and atmosphere"
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    "All rooms are nice, There's one big nice room with an open air stairs to access."
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    "They have a few properties in Galle fort we stayed at the Landesi."
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    "Higher floor is preferable"
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