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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”(39 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
5.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Walk through the big gated entrance and you get a wow view of the sea surrounded by palm trees. The hotel is spacious bright and airy. We opted for a basic room with no sea view on the basis that it would be dark when...More

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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

14  Thank Joanne B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have just finished a 10 night stay at the fortress in an ocean view room on an all inclusive basis. This hotel is amazing. The views from our room were breathtaking, the staff very friendly and the food was excellent. The hotel has a...More

1  Thank creynolds1956
Reviewed 4 days ago

A hidden treasure. Once you enter the large wooden Fortress gates you realise that you are in a luxury hotel,situated directly on to the beach. The level of service you receive from all staff members is truly outstanding. I cannot recommend this hotel highly enough...More

Thank Martyn B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A Wow factor as you enter through the two gated entrance, as in a Fort!! Amazing pool overlooking the sea with access to a small public beach. Beware of the current, although the swim area is enclosed. Another Wow factor as you enter your huge...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice
2018 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
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Price range
US$219 - US$1,112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$219 - US$1,112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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chrisphil69
3 February 2018|
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Response from Georgina B | Reviewed this property |
Just a quick note, which made us laugh, to the right of the hotel, where the locals love the beach, there is an area which says beware of the crocodiles, ummmmm, maybe don't swim there, but what an amazing place, hotel and... More
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nikki g
1 February 2018|
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Response from HCPerera | Reviewed this property |
It is the end of the season. However you may still be able to swim. Unwatuna beach is a short distance away by Tuk tuk. Youn definitely swim there.
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JohnandLinda735764
29 January 2018|
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Response from MaggieRafalowicz | Reviewed this property |
You could always split your Stay between hotels. We stayed at Coconut Wild near Yala which was great - good amenities and pool. That way you can go on an early morning safari as well. The Fortress does organise day trips to... More
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