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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited 7 years ago and it has changed Mangement and seems not a penny spent on it since then. Library suite no bed side lights, broken bathroom light, no covers on bare bulbs in bathroom, black mould in shower, dirty under beds. Garden Room 1...More

Thank TheSarahsHK
Response from GFHMgr, Manager at Galle Fort HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Sarah, Thank you so much for your feedback. We are scheduled for a refurb in the next few months and can assure you all your concerns will be addressed. Dustin

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Slipped in for a couple of quick (or slow) beers with the Minister for Fun and somehow got waylaid into missing the sunset. Initially couldn’t get onto the veranda so sat in the bar looking out the ample windows at what I think is a...More

Thank David H
Response from GFHMgr, Manager at Galle Fort HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear David, Thank you so much for the feedback. I will definitely be taking up the temperature of the beers up with my F&B Manager. Hope you have a great week, Dustin P.S. Just on a side note the building next door is an unused...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at sunrise after a long transfer from Columbo. The welcome was lively with cool towels and refreshing juice. They had our room ready by 10am which was impressive. The building is an an old Portuguese garrison and oozes history. The management and staff...More

Thank Bushboy66
Response from GFHMgr, Manager at Galle Fort HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Bushboy66, I am so happy you enjoyed the Portuguese Barracks, its one of my favourite rooms. I hope that we get to host you again very soon. Have a great week, Dustin

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lunch here on two occasions when visiting Galle. Attentive service and interesting, well presented food. Location is excellent and we would happily consider staying here on a future visit to this engaging city.

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Response from GFHMgr, Manager at Galle Fort HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Dobbadobdod, We are so please to make you happy and hope you come and stay with us next time. Have a great day, Dustin

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband, I, and our 11 year old daughter attempted to make a reservation at this hotel this week. We phoned the hotel while in Sri Lanka, explained the size of our party and the age of our daughter. We were told that even thought...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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US$224 - US$328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#8 Luxury Hotel in Galle
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$224 - US$328 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#8 Luxury Hotel in Galle
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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lonnieb81
30 March 2018|
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Dear Lonnieb81, Yes the restaurant and bar is open for outside guests. Unfortunately the use of the pool is exclusively for in-house guests only. Thank you
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andrea14Sydney
20 March 2018|
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Response from GFHMgr | Property representative |
Dear Andrea, We haven't confirmed any dates yet but we are looking at around May. Have a great week, Dustin
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"Visit at the end of the busy season & request upgrade. Also join the Invited SLH program as that will..."
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"It is worth remembering the better quality hotels often have 30% taxes to add to the prices quoted."
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"Only stopped by for drinks"
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"Not a Loft Suite"
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