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Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Galle Fort Hotel is a 11 suite boutique hotel located inside the historic Galle Fort. The hotel has an outdoor pool and terrace, and guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant. Certain rooms feature a seating area to relax in after a busy day. Rooms include a private bathroom fitted with a shower. For your comfort, you will find bath robes, free toiletries and a hair dryer. There is a dry cleaning service at the property. The hotel also offers bike hire and car hire. Dutch Church Galle is 656 feet from Galle Fort Hotel, while Galle Light house is 984 feet from the property.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 10.0 for a two-person trip.

Galle Fort Hotel has been welcoming guests since May 26, 2015

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (10.0)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian

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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Galle
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  • Adam
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    An excellent hotel with old-school colonial vibe, clean and crisp, brilliantly located in the midst of the old town for walking about. Great food. Attentive to needs and unexpected extras throughout our stay.
  • Theresa
    United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates
    everything. if we could stay longer we would. clean. professional. accommodating. close to all attractions. shops. food exceptional. super happy. we will be back. staff where super awesome and we where upgraded which was even more spectacular....
  • Gergely
    The staff was exceptional including our waiter Dilan. High level of hospitality here.
  • Emma
    Everything during our stay was amazing, the staff, the food, the property. Everything exceeded our expectations. The chef even made a cake for my boyfriends birthday.
  • Luke
    United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates
    Everything, honestly. I’ve never had a a better stay at a hotel. The staff and service in particular were fantastic, friendly and honestly just think of everything. My wife got teary eyed leaving, it was like leaving family. The food is also...
  • Steve
    United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates
    The hotel feels so special and welcoming. The staff are attentive, our rooms were amazing and the food available was excellent. Centrally located in the heart of Galle Fort with its attractions, shops, cafes and restaurants close to hand.
  • Gemma
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Location Staff Turndown service Quality of renovations
  • Eva
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Hotel is quiet. Rooms were cozy vibe, felt homely. Food in restaurant was good value for money and tasty. The team offers high level of service.
  • Adam
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Beautiful hotel in the centre of Galle Fort. Excellent service throughout, all facilities to a very high standard. Beautiful flowers in room on arrival. Thank you
  • Sarah
    I loved everything about Galle Fort Hotel. The staff are truly exceptional, the food is amazing and the best cocktails :)

Property questions and answers
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  • I’m a terrible sleeper and was wondering if it’s possible to have an extra bed in the room eg in the garden suite? Even if it’s a single or sofa bed?

    No problem! We currently have two beds available in the Admiral Cheng Ho Suite
    Answered on 26 April 2022
  • Can day visitors use the pool

    The pool is exclusively available for in-house guests
    Answered on 10 February 2022
  • hi, is the terrace suite on two levels (bed upstairs?). also does it have windows that can be opened? thanks, Jessica

    Terrace Suite is a duplex room with a shower and living room on the lower level and a king-sized bed on the upper level. On the second floor, there is a small window.
    Answered on 22 March 2023
  • Do you'll have the buffet served

    We are serving only Set menus and A-la carte Menus.
    Answered on 17 February 2022

Hotel area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Galle Fort Hotel Restaurant
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Lunch • Dinner • Cocktail hour
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Halal • Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of Galle Fort Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 9.6

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Restaurant
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Pool view
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Cooking class
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Wake-up service
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Galle Fort Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM


Until 12:00 PM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 6 are welcome.

Children 12 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 6 and up are allowed)


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa American Express Cash Galle Fort Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that separate drivers accommodations is not available.

Please present the same credit card that you are providing here as a guarantee for your booking, at the point of check-in at the hotel. This is mandatory as you are required to present the same card to the hotel when you arrive.

Please note that children below 6 years are not permitted. Children under 16 years are not permitted in the Grand Apartment.

FAQs about Galle Fort Hotel

  • Guests staying at Galle Fort Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian

  • Room options at Galle Fort Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Apartment

  • Galle Fort Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Happy hour
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Swimming pool
    • Cooking class
    • Bicycle rental

  • The prices at Galle Fort Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The nearest beach is 1,650 feet from Galle Fort Hotel. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

  • Galle Fort Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Galle Fort Hotel Restaurant

  • Galle Fort Hotel is 2,600 feet from the center of Galle. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Galle Fort Hotel is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.