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Nilaveli Beach Hotel

, Nilaveli, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went to visit hotel for the beach and snorkeling which did not disappoint. Food was overall good with good selection of western and Sri Lankan food. Staff was overall friendly and helpful. Bathrooms a bit basic and needs upgrade, no proper shampoo etc provided, only 10 channels on TV and WiFi only in reception area.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Nilaveli Beach Hotel is lucky that it has Pigeon Island staring at it across the sea. If not for its location this hotel would not rate more than a two. The rooms are average and in many senses dilapidated, the food mediocre and the the service is lousy. Though the hotels key attraction is its proximity to Pigeon Island... More 

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I had spent 3 days in Nilaveli and stayed here for 1 of the nights. The hotel is on a good location facing a gorgeous part of the beach. The beach front area was really pretty and well-stocked with deck chairs under the trees. I had spent the entire day just veging out, enjoying the beautiful beach.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 days and loved every minute of it! The rooms are quite basic but clean and have AC, a fridge and a kettle with tea and coffee. The beach was amazing - as close as you can get to a private beach with white sand and clear waters. The pool was great and offered shade if... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This is an ideal location for a family holiday. A minute walk from a lovely sandy beach. Fantastic swimming pool. Accommodation in rooms or in chalets. Buffet meal with so many varieties including Sri Lankan, English & continental meals. Found it difficult to choose the right kind of food as there were so many to choose from. There were some... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I am honestly at a loss as to how this place gets such good reviews. The beach is very nice, but there are only a very small number of places to sit - and these are terrorised by crows. The main problem being the staff are not clearing plate and instead sitting around not doing anything. The service in general... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

An old world charming hotel with chalets scattered around the pool and beach. It has a wide beachfront which has plenty of shades from tall trees and shrubs. Relaxing view of Pigeon Island just 5 minutes away. Rooms are big enough for triple, clean and comfortable but toilet plumbing in need of upgrading due weak flush or blockage and water... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This is one of the oldest in the area if not the oldest, and it was in surprisingly good condition. The rooms were clean and the older model but everything worked perfectly. The food was excellent, the breakfast came with a lot of different options to eat and dinner was super. Even the staff was clearly one of the best... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The place is so beautiful. The beach is great! Warm shallow waters were brilliant. The hotel on the other hand was not upto expectations. The food was ordinary. Even the rooms were nothing much. We didnt even have a tv in our basic room. Bit over priced in my opinion. But the beach is to die for. Cuz of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I loved this place. The rooms, though not really big, is nicely arranged and I was fully content with the arrangement and the amenities available (a fridge, a water boiler and coffee and tea). The service is excellent; the staff are friendly, understand your requests and are efficient. The restaurant is good, although the menu is not a large list,... More 

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