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"All aspects excellent. Food is good and can save 10% but you must order on the App regardless of what the serving staff may say. Recommend short after ... " More

By a verified traveller on Tue 20 Feb 2018

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Fortress Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
£144* Per night/room 2 Aug - 3 Aug

Ocean Loft Suite

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Beach Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Beach Splash Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Ocean Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Fortress Residence Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Hotel Description

The spacious rooms at The Fortress Resort & Spa get good marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Koggala Beach. Enjoy features like free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking, plus 3 restaurants. Built in 2008, this 5-star hotel has 53 rooms over 2 floors. Free WiFi and Smart TVs are available in all rooms.

  • Air-conditioned rooms with 24-hour room service, Smart TVs and DVD players
  • Free WiFi
  • Free valet parking
  • Enjoy international cuisine while dining at White
  • Buffet breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Take a swim in the indoor and outdoor pools
  • Services include babysitting, supervised activities for kids and concierge services
  • On-site recreation includes a health club and yoga classes
  • Guests speak favourably about the breakfast and the beach
  • Steps from Koggala Beach and Martin Wickramsinghe Folk Museum

The Fortress Resort & Spa ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

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Guest reviews for The Fortress Resort & Spa

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5 out of 5

Great place to unwind after touring SL

All aspects excellent. Food is good and can save 10% but you must order on the App regardless of what the serving staff may say. Recommend short afternoon visit to Herman Tea Factory by local tuc-tuc.

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About the The Fortress Resort & Spa

Location Habaraduwa, Koggala, Galle

All-inclusive Details

All-inclusive room rates at The Fortress Resort & Spa are available. These rates are higher because they include on-site food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).

Not included

  • Gratuities

  • Buffet and à la carte dining
  • Additional gratuities accepted
  • Gratuities not included
  • All food and beverages included

Property Features

Some rates at The Fortress Resort & Spa are all-inclusive. These rates include on-site meals and beverages, and may include taxes and gratuities. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages and other amenities. The Fortress Resort & Spa offers its guests an indoor pool, an outdoor pool, and a health club. There are 3 restaurants on site, along with a nearby snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include A poolside bar and A bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. A business centre and a meeting room are available. A library, a terrace, and tour or ticket assistance are also featured at the luxury The Fortress Resort & Spa. Free valet parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this Colonial Koggala hotel.

  • 1 building
  • 53 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 3 dining venues
  • Built in 2008
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Deli
  • Supervised kids' activities (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business facilities
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free valet parking

Transport

  • Train station: Midigama Railway Station (7.8 km / 4.9 mi)
  • Parking: Free valet parking

Room Amenities

The Fortress Resort & Spa offers 53 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with DVD players and a safe. Beds feature Frette Italian sheets and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. Smart televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, designer toiletries and hairdryers. This Koggala hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include complimentary newspapers and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis. Amenities available on request include an iron/ironing board. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in May 2018.

  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Smart television
  • Premium channels
  • DVD player
  • Coffee maker
  • Frette Italian linens
  • Pillow options
  • Cots (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hairdryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

White – This restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Salty Snapper – This restaurant specialises in local cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Open daily.

Duo – This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

An indoor pool and an outdoor pool are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Thai massage

Accessibility

If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 5:30 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. This is a designated quarantine hotel. The property can only accept bookings from travellers who are required to quarantine (i.e. international travellers). You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.

Guests are required to complete health declarations (PCR screenings for COVID-19) during their stay. Guests are screened on arrival, followed by a second screening 5-14 days later; guests staying 14 days or more are screened a third time. Guests staying up to 14 days must pay for 2 PCR tests. Guests staying 14 days or more must pay for 3 PCR tests. Screening fees are mandatory and must be paid to the property prior to arrival.

Payment for PCR screenings and COVID-19 insurance must be paid in full at the time of making the hotel booking. These fees are nonrefundable.

This property offers airport transfers in secured vehicles to and from Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) and Mattala Rajapaksa Hambantota Airport (HRI) for a surcharge. The duration of the drive is approximately 1.5 hours.

This property is a certified Sri Lanka Tourism Level 1 hotel.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. This is a designated quarantine hotel. The property can only accept bookings from travellers who are required to quarantine (i.e. international travellers). You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 2500.0 per day.
  • Free cots (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at The Fortress Resort & Spa

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards in all accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser. Individually wrapped food options are available through room service.

  • UnionPay
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No lifts
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • No gap period between guests' stays

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Shuttle transfer per adult: USD 170 (one-way)
  • Shuttle transfer per child: USD 170 (one-way)
  • Administrative fee: USD 80 per person, per stay
  • Additional fee: USD 12 per person, per stay

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

The mandatory administration fee covers the PCR screening for COVID-19 fee for stays of 1-7 nights. The screening fee is USD 120 per person for stays of 8 nights or more.

This property advises that they will automatically enroll guests into the Mandatory Inbound Visitor's Insurance Scheme (MIVIS). The additional fee comprises the cost of the 30-day health insurance premium.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 25 for adults and USD 12 for children (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 2500.0 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Fortress Koggala
  • Fortress Resort
  • Fortress Resort Koggala
  • The Fortress Hotel Koggala
  • Fortress Sri Lanka
  • Fortress Hotel Galle
  • Fortress Galle
  • The Fortress Resort Spa

You should know

  • To get to the property, guests need to transfer by airport shuttle. Transfers need to be confirmed by contacting the property at least 72 hours before travel at the number on the booking confirmation.
  • Reservations are needed for golf tee times. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.

Awards & Affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Globe, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

The property is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

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