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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 19 September 2016

The first thing to note about the place is that this is a private home with rooms converted for guest accommodation. So a couple of things you may have to take note of, e.g. you have to leave your shoes outside, there is no breakfast served, nor is there the usual services typically associated with hotels. Sometimes, to get in...

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Reviewed 22 August 2016

Fort De 19 Villa is inside the fort and this is really the place to be in Galle. The Fort is a great area and the villa whilst not really in the centre is close enough that everything is within a few minutes walk. Great family running it and they are really kind and look after you, e.g. whilst waiting...

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Reviewed 13 August 2016

Excellent location within the fort, just in front of the rampart, good to walk everywhere.Friendly owners but limited interaction with them. We had a room with no balcony unfortunately, facing the side of the house, so no view . There is a balcony that we can use on the top of the house, but with no shade, impossible to stay...

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Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Within walls of the fort and a 5 - 10 minute walk from the station. Beautiful view over the ramparts at sunset. Friendly family owners who can organise transport and suggest places to go. Suggest that you ask for a room upstairs.

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United States
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Very comfortable rooms with strong A/C. After all the guesthouses I stayed in serving breakfast, I did find it slightly bothersome to walk around in the heat of the morning looking for a place to have breakfast, especially as I became a bit ill while in Galle--but not a huge deal. I definitely liked the location, which is right across...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

When you get to it, it feels like someone's home and it is very much a home. The guest rooms are nicely done and clean. Very comfortable bed. There's a rooftop that you can go up to for views of the fort and sunrise, though the fort itself is just a couple of steps across the road. They give you...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 14 April 2016

We had the room on the second floor with the balcony and sea views. The room and the attached bathroom were both very clean, the bed was comfortable, the a/c and wifi worked perfectly and the welcome bottle of water was much appreciated. The owner even told us to check out their rooftop for some sunset views, which was nice....

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nanette447
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Friendly greeting on arrival. We had the top room, which as some posters have mentioned, the stairs to reach this are very steep. VERY steep. Although room was lovely and air con welcome, the stairs are a bit of a death trap. It looked as though someone may have stumbled on them, as there was damage to the glass to...

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Blue Mountains, Australia
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Stayed in the top floor room which had a small balcony (no view) and opened on to a terrace. The bathroom is accessed through a private sunroom. The room itself was large and had great a/c. The bed was big and comfortable. The location is within the fort walls so it was an easy stroll through the streets to the...

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Oisterwijk, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Nice hotel with friendly owners. We had the room upstairs with a small private balcony with no actual views and a shared balcony with views on the fort. Room is big with a very good bed (with mosquito net). Very central location. Son of the owner brought us to the bus station and gave us advice for dinner and cooking...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated within the historic Galle Fort in the southern part of Sri Lanka, Fort De 19 offers you the finest & homely accommodation within this unique, UNESCO World Heritage Site. We are really proud of our peerless location with a view across the ocean, overlooking the old rampart & absolutely stunning view of the 'SUNSET'. We, Fort De 19, will ensure to make your stay memorable with pride & satisfaction. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fort De 19 Villa

Address: 19 A Rampart Street, Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range: $52 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Pay a little more for a room with ocean-facing balcony”
 of 5 bubbles yeonghaur, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the room with the balcony and sea view”
 of 5 bubbles MsTang19, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
“I had a balcony room facing the fort walls and was able to watch the people play cricket”
 of 5 bubbles DianaSydneyNSW, 7 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view.”
 of 5 bubbles Hastuk, 17 Feb 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in two of the rooms. The top room is probably our favorite, as it's the biggest, with the largest bed, TV and a private sitting area outside the room. Just opposite the sitting area is a shared balcony with a nice view of the fort walls and the sea. The first floor room on the front is also nice, as it has a private balcony with a similar view and a slightly better shower.”
 of 5 bubbles Jip33, 1 Dec 2014 | Read review
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