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Galle Fort Hotel Winner of 2018 Experts’ Choice Award

Friday, February 23rd, 2018

  Galle Fort Hotel has been selected as a recipient of the TripExpert Experts’ Choice Award. The award is based on over 1 million reviews from 85 publications and recognizes the best hotels around the world. TripExpert takes a new approach to ratings by using only expert reviews in travel guides, magazines, newspapers and other […]

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The Best Boutique Hotels in Galle, Sri Lanka by the Culture Trip

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

The Culture trip named the best boutique hotels in Galle and Galle fort hotel is in the list. This is what they have to say about us, ‘The Galle Fort Hotel was originally a Dutch mansion, and has been saved from ruin and neglect. Awarded the Asia Pacific Heritage Award of Distinction by UNESCO in […]

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Galle Fort Hotel Wins 2017 Experts’ Choice Award

Friday, August 4th, 2017

Galle Fort Hotel was today announced as a recipient of the TripExpert Experts’ Choice Award. The Award reflects the views of journalists and professional travel writers and is bestowed on only the best hotels around the world. Less than 2% of all hotels worldwide receive the award With positive reviews from reviewers such as Condé Nast Traveler and The […]

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Galle Fort Hotel reviewed by THE TELEGRAPH

Friday, August 4th, 2017

“In the centre of Galle Old Town the hotel is ringed by colonial buildings, restaurants, well-preserved ramparts and a crescent of coastline, combining the sophistication of a boutique hotel with the easygoing atmosphere of a private retreat. Not the cheapest option in town, but laden with charm.” Here in spades. A former gem merchant’s mansion, […]

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Galle Fort Hotel featured on Condé Nast Traveller

Friday, August 4th, 2017

Part Ian Schrager, part Somerset Maugham, this 12-room hotel is in a seventeenth-century Dutch merchant’s house in the heart of Sri Lanka’s historic, now-hip Galle Fort. Owners Karl Steinberg and Christopher Ong, exacting guests themselves, have trained the young staff to abandon Oriental bows in favor of genuinely great service—plumbing problems were resolved on the […]

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world luxury hotel awards

2018 Leading Boutique Hotel Awards Winner

world travel awards

2018 World Luxury Hotel Awards Winner