Fort Bazaar

Galle, Southern Province, Sri Lanka

What to know before you go?

- A handsome merchant’s home-turned-boutique fort with 18 stylish guestrooms and fresh, contemporary interiors invoking a Middle Eastern vibe

- While staying there indulge in Cookery demonstrations, mask making at Sithuvili, private yoga sessions, whale watching, bicycle tour,s urf lessons, tea estate tours, etc

- Escape Galle’s hustle and bustle at the Z Spa where peace reigns and luxurious, restful and revitalising treatments awaits

- The contemporary design-led dinnig setting, infused with classic twists to reflect the history of the locale and its Arabic influencers, is reflected in our gourmet dishes, which feature elements of traditional Moroccan, Turkish and Middle Eastern cuisine

About the property

Escape the hot streets of Galle Fort at our 18 bedroom renovated town house hotel, beautifully built around a traditional Galle Fort private courtyard boasting the acclaimed Church Street Social restaurant and Bar, private cinema, library and Z spa. Located in the heart of Galle Fort, the Fort Bazaar is perfect for guests that are looking to soak up the Fort’s legendary atmosphere, a spot of gem shopping or walking the walls of the Forts 300 year old walls. Once occupied by spice, tea and gem traders, the Fort Bazaar has undergone an incredible 9 year renovation and is now Galle Fort’s newest and certainly hippest boutique hotel, restaurant and bar.

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Banyan Bedroom From 14500/night

Banyan Bedroom - King-size or Twin leading on to private terrace/balcony, on both upper and lower floors.

Upto 2 Adults Breakfast Included

Bazaar Bedroom From 14500/night

Bazaar Bedroom - King-size or Twin around the central courtyard, on both upper and lower floors.

Upto 2 Adults Breakfast Included

Upper Suites From 15500/night

Upper Suites - Large suite with a King-size bed & private balcony.

Upto 2 Adults Breakfast Included


Cancellation Policy

  • If cancelled 30 days or more prior to arrival – no charge – any payments made prior to this date will be reimbursed (less any bank charges)
  • If cancelled 7 to 29 days (inclusive) prior to arrival – one night’s charge per room booked.
  • If cancelled less than 7 days prior to arrival (14:00 local time) – full booking charge.


From 1400 hours


Until 1200 hours

Children & Extra Bed

  • A cot will be provided free of charge for children under the age of 2.
  • One child under 12 years can be accommodated on an extra bed in an Upper Suite at a cost of US$30 per night.
  • The Fort Bazaar has interconnecting family rooms (Banyan, Bazaar and Upper Suites all have an interconnecting option) specifically for those travelling with children.

Fort Bazaar is set in Galle Fort in Galle, on the southwest coast of Sri Lanka. 

By Air: 
Colombo Bandaranaike (147km away) is the closest international airport – click on the links below for a list of airlines serving it. 

From the Airport 
It takes about 3 hours by car to reach Galle from Colombo - the hotel can arrange transfers but many people catch the Sri Lankan Airlines air taxi service to nearby Koggala Lake instead; from here you can pick up a taxi to Gall