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Tilko Jaffna City Hotel

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70 / 6, K.K.S Road, Jaffna, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visted Jaffna in SriLanka after 30 years. The city and peninsula was difficult to visit during the period of war. I was recommended this hotel by a friend, and I was not disappointed It was nice to see such a hotel rising from the war torn city. The reception was excellent, from booking in to bell boy service. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited this hotel with a large group of my friends around 50, on 31st July 2015. The hotel constructed in a 340 perch land in the heart of Jaffna town. Hotel consist of 38 Guest Rooms and 2 Pent house apartments. Restaurant serves good Indian dishes. If you are a seafood lover try their Prawn and crab curry. (typical... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

One of the worst hotels I have ever stayed.room was dirty.bedding and towels were dirty . mostly torn and stained. Pillows were horrible. We wanted to stay for a week there but we rushed back to Colombo after two days of staying . very expensive horrible place

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The locals recommended this place and whilst it's a typical 'nice' place, order their crab curry and mutton fry, both are very good with their standard veg rice and curry menus. Nice taste! Order time for a big group is about 45 minutes. Yes, I will go back!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Though good food and staffs are very good very poor infrastructure.Wash room is the worst.AC is horrible.Dont think of choosing this hotel. The good part of the hotel is Mr.Bala, the front office manager

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

stayed here for 3 nights during a tour of northern sri lanka 2 weeks ago. hotel is reasonably priced and the restaurant is ok. staff seemed to be very friendly to us . only real problem is the wifi connection in the room which was slow to non existent. overall not too bad for a hotel in a city that... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

we were on a business trip to Jaffna & stayed 3 sad nights in Tilko.when we enter the reception there is no one there & the security call the staff.They are rude n not helpful.later we ask the room service,they said they don't do in the night,we went out to buy food.....so many bad experience.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I booked two rooms at Tilko through Agoda in February. When we went to check in, the reception said that our rooms are at another facilty called Charty Beach. The reception gave the impression that Charty Beach rooms are new and only 4 km. away. We had to spend more than an hour ( about 14 km ) looking for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I visited Jaffna in April this year and we did look at a handful of hotels before staying at the Tilko. None of the others seemed to be clean or offer basics such as toilet paper and soap. By Colombo standards - Tilko is probably at the lower end of the spectrum but the hotel is clean, spacious and the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Feeling when I entered the room is not pleasant. Room is bit smelly. It's relatively good comparing the facilities around Jaffna. However I'll give my review at global level. Positive: Staff is very friendly and helpful. This includes the reception, restaurant and cleaning. Air conditioning and tv seems to be in good condition. Food at restaurant is good. Have dosa,... More 

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