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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 5 August 2012

This place is situated in a quiet peaceful street inside the walls of galle.has a lovely roof top terrace with a.view to the sea.the night we ate there was very busy, which would seem good except for the layout of the place.waitstaff have to run up and down three floors to deliver food and as a result, service is slow...

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UK
Reviewed 13 July 2012

In hindsight we should have left as soon as we arrived but didn't as we had already paid through agoda (who, I have since found out, do not publish bad reviews only good ones so be warned about relying on their reviews). As soon as we checked in, I had a bad vibe about the place, I have never met...

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 16 March 2012

Never have I been so insulted. When we paid for a decent, though overpriced curry meal the waiters literally kicked us out while we were in the middle of a conversation with the people beside us. If I wasn't such a nice guy, I would have flipped out.

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Ashland, Wisconsin
Reviewed 30 December 2011

We recently went to Galle for the first time, and had a great experience staying at Mama's. Jerome and his staff were extremely helpful--calling around and making arrangements for us (resto reservations, transport bookings, checking opening hours, etc.), keeping our baby entertained, and generally seeing to our every need. The rooms were large, clean and comfortable. There were minor inconviences...

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london, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2011

We spent a night at Mama's on a friend't recommendation and were blown away by the hospitality and friendliness of the staff. The place has an old colonial feel to it, and the 2 guest rooms are simple, but nicely furnished and decored. The location is in the fort, with a super-quiet and relaxed vibe - like time is standing...

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new york, ny
Reviewed 15 April 2011

I stayed at Mama's for one week, and thoroughly enjoyed my stay. There are only two guest "rooms"; each room actually being comprised of several spaces. The room facing the antique street (it is upper level- so private, and quiet enough- not much traffic in the fort), with foyer (including wardrobe and bench), bedroom with colonial furniture, mosquito netting and...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 26 March 2011

Great, caracterful place to stay in Galle. Food one of the best we had in Sri Lanka, cannot recommend it enough, typical sri lankan breakfast with excellent fresh fruit, curries in the evening were wonderful, quite authentically spiced unlike many places on the coast where we had some really disappointing experiences trying to get some local food. Rooms in the...

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Thank carpincho1
UK
Reviewed 24 February 2011

room is spacious but reasonably basic, although good bathroom and rooftop cafe is lovely with views over the town. Food is good, espec the breakfast.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2011

The double rooms here are suite size, the downside is the lack of a view of any sort unless you go and sit in the roof top resturant. Rooms are very clean and comfortable but the room I had was above the kitchen with consequent noise in the evening, as things close down early it doesn't really interfere with sleep....

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London
Reviewed 12 December 2010

We stayed for a night and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The rooms are large and unique and the rooftop restaurant is lovely - however this experience could be amazing - the rooms are a little tired - and if they spend a bit of money to refresh the paint on the walls and style it up a bit, they could...

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Mamas Galle Fort Roof Café and Guesthouse is situated at 67, near Leyn Baan Street in the world heritage site of Galle Fort.It is newly renovated house Available 3 Bedrooms with A/C facilities with Roof cafe restaurants. Mrs.Malani and Her daughter ready to you family services. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mama's Galle Fort

Address: 76 Leyn Baan Street, Galle, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range: $74 - $94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Mama's Galle Fort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 2
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“Try Café Punto (5 min walk) for a good well prepared breakfast/lunch/dinner.”
jenss2015, 11 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Room number 1 is at the front of the guesthouse and can have street noise, but has great views and a balcony with shuttered windows. Room number 2 is at the back, so no street noise but also no views and no balcony. Both rooms will hear the mosque firing up at 4.45am!!”
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janj264, 8 Oct 2012 | Read review
“We stayed in the room on the street, which has a nice lobby and verandah. However, if you're tall, you may want to stay at the room at the back--I bumped my head more than a few times on the low door frames in our room...”
2JoeE, 29 Dec 2011 | Read review
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