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Overview of The Fortress Resort & Spa

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On the beach, white sand
Indoor pool, outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Indoor pool, outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Indoor pool, outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • All-inclusive
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationMartin Wickramsinghe Folk Museum2 min walk
    Popular LocationStilt Fisherman4 min walk
    AirportKoggala (KCT)2 min drive
    Popular LocationKathaluwa Old Temple4 min drive

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  • Beach Splash Room

    Room amenities

    • 700 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsBeach Splash Room
  • Ocean Room

    Room amenities

    • 700 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed
    More details Ocean Room
  • Beach Room

    Room amenities

    • 700 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsBeach Room
  • Fortress Residence Suite

    Room amenities

    • 2583 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 6
    • 1 King Bed and 2 Single Beds
    More detailsFortress Residence Suite
  • Fortress Room

    Room amenities

    • 807 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsFortress Room
  • Ocean Loft Suite

    Room amenities

    • 1507 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsOcean Loft Suite

About this area

Koggala

Located in Koggala, The Fortress Resort & Spa is next to a golf course and on the beach. Galle Fort is a notable landmark, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Unawatuna Beach and Mirissa Beach. National Maritime Museum and Sea Turtle Hatchery Mahamodara are also worth visiting. Take the opportunity to explore the area for outdoor excitement like hiking/biking trails and other activities like whale watching.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Koggala Beach - 2 min walk
  • Martin Wickramsinghe Folk Museum - 2 min walk
  • Stilt Fisherman - 4 min walk
  • Koggala Lake - 16 min walk
  • Kathaluwa Old Temple - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Midigama Railway Station - 9 min drive

Restaurants

  • White — 1 min walk
  • Salty Snapper — 1 min walk
  • The Social - 8 min drive
  • Black & white - 9 min drive
  • Kat's Coffee - 9 min drive

About this property

The Fortress Resort & Spa

Waterfront hotel with an outdoor pool
Spend the day playing on the beach then return to dine at one of The Fortress Resort & Spa's 3 restaurants. All 53 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and 24-hour room service. Comforts include Frette Italian sheets and pillow menus, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches such as bathrobes and slippers.
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.

Guests can surf the web using 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.

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.

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).

Food and beverages

All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks and beverages included

Awards and 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.

Awards and affiliations

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

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free valet parking on site
  • On-site parking is wheelchair accessible
  • 24-hour pick-up airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–11:00 AM: USD 25 for adults and USD 12 for children
  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks and beverages included
  • 3 restaurants
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • 9 holes of golf
  • Billiards/pool table
  • Evening entertainment
  • Fitness centre
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Yoga classes

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • DVD player
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Library
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Business services

  • 1 meeting room
  • Business centre

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Spa

  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - Thai
  • Massage/treatment rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

More

  • Couples dining
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Renovated guest rooms – May 2018

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Frette Italian sheets
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Linens
  • Pillow menu
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 55-inch smart TV
  • DVD player
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water
  • Paper towels

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing
  • Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - 5:30 AM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

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

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 25 for adults and USD 12 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 200 per vehicle
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 2500.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

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 carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit and window guards

We should mention

Reservations are required for golf tee times; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

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

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Fortress Resort & Spa and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Fortress Resort & Spa offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Fortress Resort & Spa cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does The Fortress Resort & Spa have a pool?
Yes, this property has an indoor pool and an outdoor pool.
Is The Fortress Resort & Spa pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at The Fortress Resort & Spa?
Valet parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at The Fortress Resort & Spa?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM - 5:30 AM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at The Fortress Resort & Spa?
Checkout is at noon.
Does The Fortress Resort & Spa provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's a shuttle from the airport to the hotel. A fee of USD 200 per vehicle applies.
Are there all-inclusive benefits at The Fortress Resort & Spa?
Some rate plans available at this property are all-inclusive.
Where is The Fortress Resort & Spa located?
Located in Koggala, this beachfront hotel is next to a golf course and within a 5-minute walk of Koggala Beach, Martin Wickramsinghe Folk Museum and Stilt Fisherman. Kabalana Beach and Koggala Lake are also within 1 mile (2 km).
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4.7/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

4.7/5

Amenities

4.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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amazing service and location. beautiful sunrise and sunset environment
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
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Perfect stay
The Fortress is a very special place in a magical area.
Stayed 5 nights in Nov 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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Very nice external features and food & beverage offering. The rooms are also nice/spacious, but a little damp
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019

4/5 Good

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Amazing sea front property with nice rustic design
Amazing property with infinity pool and great proximity to sea. Nice big rooms with great comfort and rustic interiors. Unique design of the room and bathroom within. While not of much beach area and not recommended for any sea sports. However the Welingama beach is a great beach and great for sea sports.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

5/5 Excellent

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Crystal Clear Ocean Water and Spotless Beaches
One of the best hotels in all of Sri Lanka! The facility is extremely intimate, personal and peaceful. The rooms and decor are beautiful and modern. The ocean water was crystal blue and extremely clean. The area of Koggala is very quiet and serene. I high recommened this hotel!
Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019

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