Galle Fort Hotel, a 17th century Dutch residence, is in the heart of Galle, Sri Lanka. Galle is a former fortified town with a mix of Dutch, British and Sri Lankan architecture. It is a UNESCO world heritage site and one of Sri Lanka’s principle tourist destinations. The fort has a colourful past and an important history. Here travellers can enjoy its monuments or try different restaurants.
Galle Fort hotel has 12 rooms, 3 standard with verandas overlooking the garden, and 9 suites, perfect also for families. All rooms have antique and contemporary furniture, four-poster beds and colonial-style details. Some suites are on two levels and have antique Chinese and South-East Asian elements. Moreover, the estate offers Apartments with different sleeping and living areas.
The internal courtyard and the garden are ideal for reading a book or taking a tea with freshly baked tarts. Moreover, the pool is perfect for lying under the sun, or take a swim.
Galle Fort hotel makes amazing fusion food, combining Sri Lankan specialities with Southeast Asian cuisine.
Guests can walk from the hotel to the centre of the Fort, along little alleys and enjoy different little shops with local souvenirs and goods. Moreover, from the hotel they can organise different day trip with excellent guided tours.
Info: http://www.galleforthotel.com/ – Room price: double room from 251 $ – incl. taxes and Breakfast (require minimum 2 nights stay)
Photo Credit: ©Galle Fort Hotel