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Fort Bliss Galle

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Wareham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a small hotel, we had a lovely room looking over the fort wall to the sea. The room was very well decorated and the facilites very good. The staff were very attentive, they offered free laundry service and tea or coffee after our walk around the town. Very conveniently situated for local restaurants, etc., and the breakfast was...

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Bracebridge, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location. Really nice rooms and great staff. Many thanks to Rihan, Isuru and the awesome chef, Sunil. It was a great Birthday! There is lots to do in Galle. We would definitely recommend Fort Bliss!!!!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We started our Sri Lankan trip in Halle with a 2 night stay in Fort Bliss. It was the perfect gentle introduction to Sri Lanka. The friendly attentive staff couldn't have been more helpful. The breakfasts were wholesome and freshly cooked. The room we had was a fair size with a spacious bathroom. Yes the bed was hard, but certainly...

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FortBlissGalle, Manager at Fort Bliss Galle, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the review, we are delighted you had an enjoyable stay at Fort Bliss. Personal attention and superior service are a part of the package, your compliments will be definitely passed on to the staff. Come visit us again on your next trip to Galle, we would gladly welcome you back. Yours Sincerely, The Manager

Berlin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Galle still retains its colonial flair and structure stretching back to the Portuguese and Dutch days. In equal parts charming and overrun with tourist knickknack shops, it is a re ommended destination on a Sri Lankan visit. Fort Bliss Hotel is a small, simple, but elegantly furnished lodging house just near the southern tip of the fort. People crowd along...

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Yokohama, Japan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was very nicely furnished and included a mosquito net and very functional A/C. The wifi was a little too weak. My husband's phone received signal, but mine could not. Breakfast was excellent, a served multi-course meal with a choice of eggs. On our second morning, when we left early, the staff prepared a breakfast to-go.

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FortBlissGalle, Manager at Fort Bliss Galle, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are overjoyed you had a delightful experience and thank you for the generous commendation. Our breakfast selection is a favorite among guests, we will check on the WiFi and attend to it. We warmly welcome you back to visit anytime. Yours Sincerely, The Management

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at Fort Bliss Galle for two nights. Generally, I don't like staying at B and B's or small "hotels" that aren't really hotels. But, I found Fort Bliss Galle to be quite charming. This facility has only four rooms and I stayed upstairs at the end where I had a view of the ocean. The room was rather...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small B&B that is perfectly located near the walls of Galle fort. The offering is simple, but the rooms are nicely decorated and have everything you need. The hotel is situated within walking distance of everything in the fort - 1 day is all you need to explore unless you plan to do day trips. The only...

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FortBlissGalle, Manager at Fort Bliss Galle, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are glad you enjoyed the stay at Fort Bliss and thank you for taking time to respond. Apologies for the Wi-Fi not working, and will check on that immediately. The chosen room you were in, is actually a favorite with guests, chiefly for the sea view. Please do come visit us again on your next trip to...

Albury
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fort Bliss is ideally positioned in the Fort area enabling travellers to easily walk around all the sites, shops and restaurants in this very touristy area. The scale of the fort is breathtaking and it is amanzing that it withstood the 2004 tsunami. The staff were extremely kind and helpful and the breakfast was very good. The chef went out...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Once we finally found Fort Bliss, check in was friendly, and we were shown to our room. Our agency told us this was a "4 star boutique hotel", which it is not, it is a 3 star B&B. So unfortunately it was not what we expected. We had a room upstairs that was clean, but quite small and the bed...

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FortBlissGalle, Manager at Fort Bliss Galle, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for the response and we are sorry your expectations differed. Galle Fort is a UNESCO heritage site, with a variety of sightseeing available. The Dutch Reformed Church, All Saints Anglican Church, Maritime and Galle National Museum are among many options. Also possible are whale watching in Mirissa and surfing in Hikkaduwa, all a close distance from...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Great friendly helpful staff. Beautiful decor and comfortable rooms. Best of all the showers were amazing and strong wifi connection. Would definitely recommend as one of the best hotels we stayed in sri lanka.

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fort Bliss Galle, a breath taking Dutch-style colonial villa situated in the paradise Fort of Galle, a UNESCO world heritage site. Overlooking the green swept ramparts and armed with an electrifying sea view, the villa is a sight to behold. Antique furniture alongside intricate Moroccan lamps adorn this exquisitely decorated four bedroom getaway. Modern facilities such as A/C, ceiling fans, hot water, Wi-Fi and cable TV in the lounge area are provided. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fort Bliss Galle

Address: 84 Lighthouse Street | Fort, Galle 1992, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range: €65 - €104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Fort Bliss Galle 2.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“The end room on the first floor has good views over the fort wall and the sea”
 of 5 bubbles JulieS464, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs may be better with views of the fort”
 of 5 bubbles lolawigg, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms”
 of 5 bubbles , 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“One family room is available but book early”
 of 5 bubbles 415parveenv, 15 Sep 2016 | Read review
“One of the first floor rooms has a view over the battlements to the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles gerrypmac, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
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