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Hotel Coral Bay - Nilaweli

Fishermans Lane | Nilaweli, Nilaveli, Sri Lanka
Hotel Coral Bay - Nilaweli
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Midsomer Norton, United Kingdom
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365 reviews 365 reviews
76 hotel reviews
318 helpful votes 318 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I stayed here for the day whilst wife and son went off to the famous Pigeon Island. This is a laid back hotel still recovering from the Tsunami of a few years ago. Rusty coils of bared wire reminded me of the recent war with the Tamils in the north. I can describe the food service as 'laid back'. If... More 

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Assen, The Netherlands
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57 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

it can be very beautiful in the future... by now it is partly renovated and still a bit shabby. the vieuws from the rooms are over the palms, swimmingpool and the sea are great. the staff is very young, just puppys, they are willing but have a lot to learn. we stayed 5 nights and they did not clean the... More 

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Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Finally a really big, nice and comfortable bed in a Sri Lankan hotel, guess I was really happy also cos I was coming from Uppuveli and hotels and bb in Nilaveli are much nicer and not so much more expensive. The room was clean, the setting really nice on the beach. Did not use the pool as do not see... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

We had stayed one night in a hotel in Nilaveli, and were planning to move to Uppuveli as the experience was not that great. However, on the day we were supposed to be leaving we went and checked out Hotel Coral Bay and met the staff there. As they were all very friendly and welcoming, we decided to book in... More 

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Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

The hotel is situated on the beach with swimming pool and beachside restaurant. Food is good and the rooms are clean. Strong Wifi connection. We stayed a couple of nights. Staff were very helpful and spoke good English

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Stafford, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This beachfront hotel has recently changed hands and when we arrived, there was extensive repair work going on from painting the rooms to electricians and carpentry work. The rooms were very clean and tea/coffee making facilities introduced while we were there, great for an early morning cuppa without having to go to the beachside restaurant although there is room service... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We have not stayed in this hotel itself but were eating in it once. Awful expirience. Tables are old and extremely dirty, half of the menu is not available, food is below average but prices are way above average. Sea food cocktail in this "sea food restaurant" was not fresh at all and smelly - but with lots of sauce... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

I think this is one of the best place in nilaveli.during our stay (4days)a lot of people was moving here from other hotel and guest house that were dirty an not offering any Service. Room are quite ok and clean. The restaurant on the beach is good and the beach itself is the better place in nilavely as the other... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Overpriced rooms at US$65 equivalent for a double. Stayed 3 nights and the rooms weren't attended to once, which is not great on a beachfront property where the floors get sandy quickly. Pool and beachfront location is unbeatable. We waited 3 hours for an unremarkable dinner so ate elsewhere after that. Staff friendly enough but not at all service minded.... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This hotel will cost you 8500 rps at least for one night (breakfast NOT included). When you come in the pool at the beach looks great and you think it will be worth your money, but you're mistaking! When you look at the water in the pool it is very dirty. The rooms are old and dirty. Everything is just... More 

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