The Fort Printers

  • Hotel with one main building and two annexes
  • Colonial, old-world architecture
  • Contemporary chic
  • Original printing machines on display
  • Bedrooms named after academic subjects and personalities
  • Attractions around Galle Fort

Take a look inside The Fort Printers

The Fort Printers is a boutique hotel with three buildings – one main and two annexes. Formerly an 18th century mansion which became a college, later converted into a printing press, and now transformed into a hotel, The Fort Printers epitomizes colonial, old-world architecture and contemporary chic. Spacious interiors are appointed with predominantly finely finished, in-vogue wood furnishings accompanied by period fixtures and pieces, as well as adorned with some of the original printing machines. Amenities are discriminately five star – for all-out guest delight and enjoyment. Truly, the Fort Printers affords you stylish vacation living with a historic and quaint ambience.


Around the villa

Restaurant @ The Fort Printers
30 m
The Merchant
38 m
Dutch Hospital
214 m
Hatton Tea Stall
855 m
485 m
Galle Cricket Club
719 m
Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport
160.1 km
5.8 km

The Fort Printers hotel is located in Galle Fort – a 16th century Dutch fort which has the distinction of being a UNESCO World Heritage Site. From the hotel, you can spend the day at nearby beaches which are teeming with marine life. You can also go see traditional Sri Lankan villages and temples, as well as go nature tripping at rainforests, gem mines and tea plantations.


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10/10 (Average rating based on 1 review)

Luxury in the heart of Galle Fort We absolutely loved our stay here - we loved everything about it. The location, the service, the rooms, the history of the building, the restaurant, the pool. Everything! One of the most memorable places we have every stayed in. Thank you - we will be back!

Helene (United Kingdom) stayed at The Fort Printers with a group of friends and their families from 03/2023 to 03/2023 (Translated from English)

Services & features

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  • Services:

    • 24H Security
    • Gardener
    • Housekeeping service
    • Laundry (extra cost)
    • Pool maintenance
    • Security service
    • Welcome drinks
  • Facilities:

    • 3G modem
    • Additional guest (extra cost) (50 USD/night, 1 pers. max.)
    • Back-up generator
    • Bar counter
    • Electricity included
    • Fire extinguisher
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron and ironing board
    • Mosquito nets
    • Pool towels
    • Pool umbrella
    • Printer
    • Safety box
    • Swimming pool
    • Toiletries
    • Wardrobe space
    • Wheelchair access
    • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Transport:

    • Airport transfer (extra cost) (contact us)
    • Car available (extra cost)
  • Kids:

    • Baby cot
  • Meals:

    • Coffee maker
    • Daily breakfast included
    • Dinner (extra cost) (35 USD/person)
    • Lunch (extra cost) (25 USD/person)
    • Room service
  • Entertainment:

    • International channels
  • More information:

    • Pers. max.: 26
    • Staff: 24
  • Terms and conditions:

    • Check-in: after 02:00 pm
    • Check-out: until 12:00 pm

Concierge service

Our complimentary concierge service manages pre-trip planning, takes requests during your stay, and helps with anything and everything in between!
  • Baby chairs, cots, strollers
  • Childcare services
  • Grocery shopping
  • In-house massage
  • Pool fencing
  • Private chef
  • Airport transfer
  • Car rental
  • Day trip & chauffeur
  • Private boat/yacht charters
  • Restaurant reservations
  • Tour & activities bookings
Minimum stay 3 bedrooms 5 bedrooms 13 bedrooms
from 25/06/2024 to 20/12/2024 Low season 2 nights USD 683 USD 1,265 USD 3,087
from 20/12/2024 to 12/01/2025 Peak season 3 nights USD 949 USD 1,708 USD 4,238

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