Luxury hotel holiday Galle Fort Hotel Galle

The Galle Fort Hotel is a boutique hotel in central Galle. Guests will love the traditional features and design of the interiors that is combined with an elegant style. Explore Galle and its markets, fishing harbour and famous fort as well as the nearby beaches and nature reserves. The central courtyard and pool at the hotel provide a beautiful place to relax. Expressions Holidays recommends the Galle Fort Hotel for its historical charm and character as part of a touring itinerary of Sri Lanka.
Included in your Expressions holiday
  • Accommodation in a double or twin room on bed and breakfast
  • Scheduled flights with Sri Lankan Airlines
  • Transport by private car with driver-guide
  • Concierge service and Expressions Holidays regional helpful hints
  • Optional room, board and flight upgrades. Details on request

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to the Galle Fort Hotel, Galle

Galle Fort Hotel is an award-winning small luxury boutique hotel located in the old Dutch Fort. Delicious cuisine and serene atmosphere make it a tranquil haven from the bustle of Galle.

Facts in brief

Official star rating Small luxury boutique

Location In the old Dutch Fort of Galle, ten minutes' walk from the Flagrock Bastion and the Clippenberg Bastion

Annual opening All year

Closest airport Colombo

Distance from airport About 3 hours by car

Hotel facilities and services

Verandah Café, Espresso Bar, Dining Room, Garden Terrace, Swimming pool, Lounge.

Out and about nearby

Galle Fort, Galle town for shops, markets, fishing harbour, Inland villages, Kottawe and Hiyare Nature Reserves, Koggala Lake, Samakanda organic farm (walks and rice & curry), Unuwatuna beach, kite flying in Galle. Galle Literary Festival takes place in January, and in July there is the Unuwatuna Perahera (festival).

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Garden room for 7 nights

From about

£1,770

Holiday Code EXH980

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to the Galle Fort Hotel, Galle

Room descriptions

Galle Fort Hotel has 13 rooms.

Garden Room Bathroom with shower (no bath), a tiny, private parterre garden and wall fountain and a verandah
Loft and Porcelain Suites Sitting room and verandah, bedroom. There is mo lift in double story loft suite.
Library Suite 2 King size four-poster beds, separate bathroom with open shower, the sitting area opens up as a balcony
Mews Suite A courtyard garden with daybed. Mezzanine level upstairs.
Grand Apartment 1 only Occupies the entire top floor of the old wing and has two King size bedrooms with en-suites
Grand Apartment 1 & 2 Occupies the entire top floor of the old wing and has two King size bedrooms with en-suites

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Garden room for 7 nights

From about

£1,770

Holiday Code EXH980

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

Luxury bespoke holidays and tours to the Galle Fort Hotel, Galle

The journey and how you get there

For a holiday to Galle Fort Hotel in Sri Lanka, our clients fly to Colombo, usually with Sri Lankan Airways on a direct flight from London Heathrow (or with Emirates from other UK airports via Dubai). This hotel is 2 hours and 25 minutes' drive from Colombo airport and is either a stay in its own right, in which case you will have a car transfer to the hotel and back, or it is stayed at as part of a tailor-made touring holiday with a driver-guide, in which case the hotel is usually approached from Tea and Hill Country to the north or from Yala National Park.

Additional information

Minimum stays: 2 nights all year. 3 nights minimum stay applies on selected peak periods throughout the year.

Children: Although the Galle Fort Hotel does accept children over the age of 3 years, it should be pointed out that there are no facilities for children and the property is well endowed with fine furniture, ornaments and antiques.

Holiday price guide Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Garden room for 7 nights

From about

£1,770

Holiday Code EXH980

The prices displayed here are a guide only. Each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect all actual costs including up-to-date special offers.

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