Address9 Church Cross Street, Fort Galle GalleSee nearby area
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Lonely Planet review
This former spice warehouse has been transformed into a fabulous small hotel. Although there are only four rooms, each exudes relaxed luxury, with furnishings that have a colonial feel, without the pomp. The bathrooms are large and nicely kitted out. Opt for the Library Room, which has a huge round window that bathes the interior in light.
Our independent authors have visited Fortaleza and selected this as one of our recommended accommodation in Galle.
Services & facilities
- Airport shuttle (surcharge)
- Bicycle rental
- Restaurant (à la carte)
- Breakfast in the room
- Room service
- Free WiFi
- Internet services
- Free parking
Description provided by property
Strategically located within the Galle Fort, Fortaleza features homely accommodation with free Wi-Fi access provided throughout the property. Housing a well-known restaurant, it offers complimentary parking nearby.
With just a 500-metre walk away from the property, guests can access to the beach. Galle Railway Station is 1 km away, while Unawatuna town is approximately a 6 km drive.
Featuring four-poster beds with mosquito nets, air-conditioned rooms include a fan, clothes rack, a personal safe and ironing facilities. The en suite bathroom comes with shower facility, towels and free toiletries.
At Fortaleza, guests can rent a bicycle to explore the surrounding area, or indulge in a pampering massage at the in-house spa. Friendly staff can also assist with luggage storage and laundry services.
The restaurant serves a delectable spread of Eastern, Western and Continental cuisine. A wide range of drinks can also be ordered from the bar. Room service options are available.
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