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Galle Fort Hotel

Galle, Sri Lanka

Kids

Children over the age of 3 are welcome at the hotel, though the owners limit the total number of children staying at any one time in order to retain its "grown-up" feel.

Extra beds can be provided for an additional charge in the Garden Rooms and babysitting is available. The Mews Suite has a kingsize bed for adults and a mezzenine level with a small day bed, ideally suited to families with one child.

  • Best for: Children (4-12 years), Teenagers (over 12 years)
  • Family friendly accommodation: Extra Beds Available, Family Rooms
  • Babysitting: Babysitting available by arrangement
Save to favouritesPrintMailGalle Fort HotelGalle Fort is a spellbinding mixture of Dutch, British and Sri Lankan history and architecture, with fewer than 200 homes inside its 17th-century ramparts. Now one of these is a hotel – and what a hotel it is. Antique four-poster beds, wooden shutters, wide verandas and a colonnaded court evoke its former life as a gem merchant's mansion. Owners Karl Steinberg and Chris Ong have added a boutique pool, a choice of yoga and beauty treatments and 11 [r:SL015:bedrooms and suites] which mix contemporary décor with quirky nods to the building's past. The hotel also draws crowds to its sociable café-restaurant, where new arrivals and local regulars mingle under high ceilings and grand archways. Karl flits easily between them, offering excellent Chinese-Thai [i!http://www.i-escape.com/hotel.php?section=eating&hotel_key=SL015!cuisine] and friendly, first-name advice. If he's not too busy he'll even guide you around the fort next morning or prepare a cocktail after your sunset meander along the historic walls.

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