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Galle Fort Hostel

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16 Jan 2017
“Nice owner”
10 Oct 2016
“Nice surprise!”
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2 Star Hotel
The Galle Fort Hostel (GFH) is located within the Galle Fort, which is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Galle Fort was first built by Portuguese in 1588, and extensively fortified by the Dutch during the 17th century. GFH is a house built in the 1800s, which was recently...
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53 / 1, New Lane 1, Galle Fort, Galle 00900, Sri Lanka
13.6 km to Koggala Airport
85 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Like all the reviews say. A very helpful and nice owner. I booked through Hostel world but unfortunately there was mean up on the app and the bed was not viable when I arrived. The owner was good enough find a place for me for...More

Thank zahran z
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Nice little guesthouse in the centre of Galle Fort. Owner is a really nice man who is nice to talk with and who has interesting stories to tell. Rooms and lounge are cozy enough, and the bathroom is simple but nice.

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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

It's a 2 bedroom apartment converted into a hostel. It's cheap so you can't expect much. The location, shower and WiFi were great. Though it's still quite old so there's no AC and it wasn't the cleanest hostel we've been in. 'Twas a very average...More

Thank pauleneisabela
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Accommodation in Galle isn't cheap but this is well priced - it is basic, and it can be warm but there's fans. However toilets and showers very clean and efficient (only cold water but thats what you want because it's very hot). Common area good...More

Thank Fi R
Reviewed 12 February 2016

I'm not sure how it compares to other accommodation in Galle, but it felt quite pricey. Having said that, it is located right in the middle of the fort, literally 2 mins from the lighthouse. Bunk beds are comfy and we were provided with clean...More

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"Get top bunk for better fan access!"
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