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Featuring free WiFi and an outdoor swimming pool, The Fort Printers offers accommodation in Galle. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant.

You will find a kettle in the room. All rooms have a private bathroom. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hair dryer.

You will find a 24-hour front desk at the property.

The hotel also offers bike hire and car hire. The Galle Fort and the Galle Light House are 400 yards from The Fort Printers, while the Bandaranaike International Airport is 96.3 miles.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 10 for a two-person trip.

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The Fort Printers has been welcoming guests since 13 May 2015.

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Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (10.0)

Breakfast info

Continental, Asian

Free parking available at the hotel

Currency exchange: Need local currency? This property offers currency exchange on site.

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  • 1 extra-large double bed
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  • The staff speak English

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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
Excellent location - show map
Located in the historic old town

A blend of architectural styles can be found amongst Galle old town’s churches, grand mansions and old fort buildings. Stop by a restaurant to sample some Sri Lankan curry or locally caught seafood.

What's nearby
  • Galle Dutch Hospital
    0.1 miles
  • Galle Light house
    0.1 miles
  • National Maritime Museum
    0.1 miles
  • Galle Fort
    0.2 miles
  • Dutch Church Galle
    0.2 miles
  • Galle Fort National Museum
    0.2 miles
  • Mahendra Amarasooriya Park
    0.3 miles
  • Galle Fort Clock Tower
    0.3 miles
  • Galle International Cricket Stadium
    0.4 miles
Top attractions
  • St. Aloysius College
    0.8 miles
  • Galle Harbour
    1 miles
  • Japanese Peace Pagoda
    1.6 miles
  • Unawatuna Railway Station
    2.2 miles
  • Yatagala Temple
    2.9 miles
  • Ahangama Railway Station
    10.7 miles
  • Turtle Farm
    11.1 miles
  • Hikkaduwa Coral Reef
    11.1 miles
Beaches in the neighbourhood
  • Galle Fort Beach
    200 yards
  • Lighthouse Beach
    250 yards
  • Mahamodara Beach
    1,550 yards
  • Bonavista Beach
    1.3 miles
  • Rumassala South Beach
    1.3 miles
Public transport
  • Train Galle Railway Station
    0.6 miles
Closest airports
  • Ratmalana Airport
    59.6 miles
How to get to The Fort Printers from Bandaranaike International Airport
    Private shuttle
    Free parking is available.
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1 restaurant on site


    Cuisine: Seafood, Local, Asian, European

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Cocktail hour

Facilities of The Fort Printers
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
Food & Drink
  • Bottle of water
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Airport drop off Additional charge
  • Airport pick up Additional charge
Reception services
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Babysitting/child services Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Car hire
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
  • Massage Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • English
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Sustainable initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

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From 14:00 hours

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


Until 12:00 hours


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 18 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
Extra bed upon request
3 - 11 years
Extra bed upon request
12+ years
Extra bed upon request
US$50 per person, per night

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Please inform The Fort Printers in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about The Fort Printers

  • Guests staying at The Fort Printers can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Asian

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The Fort Printers offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
    • Library

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Fort Printers by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 3h

  • Check-in at The Fort Printers is from 14:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at The Fort Printers (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Parking
    • Free parking

  • The prices at The Fort Printers may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • The Fort Printers has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Room options at The Fort Printers include:

    • Double

  • The Fort Printers is 950 yards from the centre of Galle.