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Shell Coast Resort

Uvary, Pesalai, Mannar 41000, Sri Lanka
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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85 reviews 85 reviews
42 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The only positive thing about this hotel is average room facilities. Everything else is for you to decide. * over priced basic room with no privacy * No enough electricity voltage as powered by a generator * A/C is malfunctioning due to lower voltage * TV was restarting in every 5 min due to voltage breakdown * Bathrooms have no... More 

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We stayed only one night and were the only guests during the time we were there. On the positive side it's quite secluded (bear in mind it has minimal phone signal and no wifi) and has access to a very beautiful beach (although not beachside it can be accessed by a two minute walk). One of the negatives to this... More 

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Suva, Central, Fiji
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Certainly a lovely place with all amenities and a great getaway with almost no mobile connection, an amazing beach, and peace and quiet. The rooms are lovely but the toilet could have been cleaner. Most amenities are included but not tea and coffee making facilities. Luckily we had taken our own so we just asked for hot water. Furthermore, the... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Our stay there was brief - one night. On the plus side, this place is very secluded and has a lovely beach. Food was good. Rooms & bathrooms ok. The downer is that it's a NOT a beach front property per se but a fair walk to the beach. We were extremely disappointed how the staff was trained to dispel... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Almost a new property with 8 separate cabanas surrounded by bushes and trees. Though it seems the place is so isolated, really nice place to relax & unwind our minds with great pleasure. Place was very calm & quiet which helped to have the best relaxation for our minds. Fresh breeze coming over the gulf of Mannar kept ourselves cool.... More 

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12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Seemingly undiscovered property with an amazing stretch of beach. We were the only ones in the ocean apart from the fisher folk! The cabanas are spacious with comfortable bedding and clean wash rooms. The hotel is surrounded by trees and is peaceful if you have the place to yourself. The staff are obliging and courteous. Would be nice if the... More 

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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172 reviews 172 reviews
70 hotel reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I am living in the north of Sri Lanka since last 2 years and never knew that such a nice resort exists in Mannar. It is almost a year new property, about 15 Km away from Mannar town, next to the ocean - the gulf of Mannar. Nice beach around but far away from the tourist crowd. Peaceful place to... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The resort has a very nice location, if you like to be away from the beaten track. We where very happy when we found it, it must be the best on Mannar island. The staff was very nice, especially the female manager. On the spot she fixed us a very nice and clean cabana, a nice meal, she called the... More 

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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Off the beaten track and really the only decent place around Mannar. Very very clean and well maintained, the cabanas were well maintained. The pool is a tank type pool above ground. The hotel is right on the beach , very remote, lots of wild peacocks. Our only complaint is the high cost of the food and as there is... More 

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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56 reviews 56 reviews
14 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 via mobile

The Shell Coast Resort is situated on a nice plot of beach land a nice of road ride to the resort along the beach .Very natural enviorment some small sand dunes around the beach.Must be a very good location for migratory birds seems to be good hidout from all the noise from the city life styles .I think you should... More 

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