The Fortress Balumgala

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
219/1, Balumgala Road, Yatinuwara, 20300, Sri Lanka
5.0 out of 5 rating 14 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 5.0
Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at The Fortress Balumgala in Yatinuwara, you'll be 8.6 mi (13.8 km) from Royal Botanical Garden and 11.8 mi (18.9 km) from Wales Park. This guesthouse is 11.9 mi (19.1 km) from Royal Palace of Kandy and 12 mi (19.3 km) from Dhamma Kuta Vipassana Meditation Centre.


Make yourself at home in one of the 7 guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms feature showers with rainfall showerheads and slippers. Conveniences include safes and desks, and housekeeping is provided daily.


Take in the views from a terrace and a garden and make use of amenities such as tour/ticket assistance. Additional amenities at this guesthouse include a picnic area and barbecue grills.


Grab a bite to eat at the guesthouse's restaurant, where you can enjoy drinks at the bar/lounge, take in the garden view, and even dine alfresco. You can also stay in and take advantage of the 24-hour room service.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Kadugannawa Tea Factory & Sales Center - 4.1 km / 2.5 mi
Gadaladeniya Temple - 8.6 km / 5.3 mi
Lankatilaka Vihara - 11.4 km / 7.1 mi
Embekka Devale - 12.7 km / 7.9 mi
Embekke Temple - 12.7 km / 7.9 mi
Suriyakantha Centre d'Art et de Culture - 12.8 km / 8 mi
Royal Botanical Garden - 13.8 km / 8.6 mi
Uthuwankanda Church - 14.7 km / 9.1 mi
Amaya Medical Center - 16.7 km / 10.4 mi
Kandy General Hospital - 17.8 km / 11.1 mi
Asgiriya Stadium - 18.4 km / 11.4 mi
Kandy Clock Tower - 18.6 km / 11.6 mi
Wales Park - 18.9 km / 11.8 mi
Kandy Lake - 19 km / 11.8 mi
Royal Palace of Kandy - 19.1 km / 11.9 mi

The preferred airport for The Fortress Balumgala is Bandaranaike Intl. Airport (CMB) - 89.6 km / 55.7 mi

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 12pm.
Property 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
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. 24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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

  • Airport shuttle fee: LKR 15000 per vehicle (roundtrip)

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

  • -Free self parking
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Porter/bellhop
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Picnic area
  • -Garden
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Terrace
  • -Airport transportation (surcharge)
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • -Bar/lounge - 1
  • -Restaurant - 1