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The Palmyrah House

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Thalaimannar Road | Karisal, Mannar, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Hotel is situated in the tala I Mannar island. Very nice location but the newly built housing scheme adjacent painted with a very odd color is an eye soar. The hotel is sorrow dead by their own property which is kept to regenerate without spoiling the nature. Walk in this surroundings is enjoyable. There are three rooms in the upper... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

an excellent classification is spoilt by the dining room which is open - to various fauna an flora. needs to be enclosed since it borders a jungle. service was excellent as was the specially prepared food. the chef's range and taste was extremely good. the rooms were good but not excellent. fresh sea food prepared with great expertise. the manager... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Just returned after a lovely weekend at this hotel comfortable and spacious rooms,Peaceful location and tastefully set up garden with lots of Birds around Excellent food including different varieties of fresh sea food dishes Manager Charith Mendis and all staff made our stay more memorable Ideal property for a peaceful and relaxed holiday and to explore Mannar specially for Bird... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

A big house with 6? rooms would aptly describe the hotel. Well built and tastefully decorated. Nice rooms. The hotel has a big lawn and a well placed swimming pool. Attentive service but average food. Anyway the price is unwarranted and the business seems to be driven by the lack of good hotels in Mannar. The ducks and the duck... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

The best location in the North. The stay was 2 nights & 3 days during the Birds of Mannar - Cinnamon Nature Trails programme. The group of 7 strangers quickly bonded together and the ambiance of Palmyrah House contributed immensely to this. The Manager, Charith Mendis is a professional and nothing was impossible with him. The staff were outstanding, well... More 

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We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and thank you for appreciating our service and food. We look forward to having you stay with us again. More 

Norman, Oklahoma
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This was my first visit to Mannar and Talaimannar. This place was relaxing and the manager and staff were excellent. Attention to detail, fetching me tea as needed, obliging staff and the cleanliness of the place was excellent. The resident Manager Charith was excellent and paid personal attention to our party and to every traveler in other parties too. We... More 

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Thank you very much for your lovely, detailed review. We look forward to having you stay with us again. More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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55 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This is the most relaxing place i have been in up North. The pace is very relaxing with buzzing winds, birds and insects. We went there to see Flamingos and we were so happy to fulfil our requirements. Slaterns are not far from the Palmyrah house and hence it was so easy for us to go bird watching The best... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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24 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

One Amazing place!!! Ideal to travel with friends and family. Our stays at PH have always been memorable and every time we leave, its with regret and end up talking about our next visit. The house (its a large 5 bed house) located in the middle of the Talaimannar peninsula midway on Talaimannar pier road. 13th mile post if i... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Palmyrah Hotel is a delight and seems like a building located at a single expanse of land surrounded by dry shrubbery, buzzy insects that of the moth type where you end up finding one or two in almost all the rooms you occupy. Though I don't find it as a hindrance, the creatures are perfectly harmless. The rooms are clean... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We had a lovely stay at Palmyrah house. So calm and relaxing and enjoyed the simple and authentic and yummy food, especially the jaffna crab curry and the lamprais served on a palmyrah leaf! Enjoyed the sourroundings with a bike ride to appreciate the unique terrain typical of Mannar. I would highly recommend Palmyrah house. Yami

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