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Tilko Jaffna City Hotel

k.k.s Road, Jaffna, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014
wscooby77 Frederick, Maryland
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  • Location
    4 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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Frederick, Maryland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This hotel was quite exceptional. The rooms are very large and spacious. The hotel offers WiFi and good service. Excellent location too. Out of most of the hotels in Jaffna, this hotel could be one of the best hotels to stay in. The hotel is less expensive and value for the money. Although the restaurant food can be a little... More

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London
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54 reviews 54 reviews
8 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We visited the restaurant at Tilko hotel for Dinner. The restaurant had a decent menu and they had a buffet too. We ordered food off the menu and the food was generally ok. One of the dishes we ordered (deviled squid) was not very good and the waiter took it back and it tasted even worse once the chef had... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We made a booking for a triple occupancy in their Super Luxury room for Rs 8,800 for a family member for 2 nights stay. We also made further enquires about their tariff for double rooms and were quoted Rs 7800 (an all inclusive rate - a discount of about 20% from the advertised rate) for their Super Luxury Room, we... More

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Nosara, Costa Rica
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40 reviews 40 reviews
33 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Overview: Travelling around Sri Lanka on a road trip, stayed here for 4 nights, used Jaffna as a base to explore the local coastline The good: The room was a decent size, the staff were helpful and friendly, English is very good if you don't speak Sinhalese or Tamil, the location is right in the centre of Jaffna, the restaurant... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

This is my 3rd visit here, and my first horrible experience. Came in a group of 28 and some of them had horrible experiences. There were some ladies and they had rats in their rooms....!!!! In the middle of the night, half way through their sleep, they had rats on their TV table attacking some fruits which they had left... More

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Colombo
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75 reviews 75 reviews
24 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I undertook the trip in October 2013. Arrived after a day long journey, rooms are rather small and do not offer one a view. They open to a balcony walk way and a very unimaginative. . Meals are OK, and very good Jaffna cuisine. Hotel is rather difficult to locate. Room service is not that reliable or attentive.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Knowing its in Jaffna we didn't expect much . But sad to say that the hotel could meet our minimum expectations. Rooms , carpets & wash rooms were very smelly. Rooms are outdated , not properly maintained & full of mosquitoes + dust Wash room was even worse. water pressure was pretty low.Do not ask to change towels cos it... More

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Hellevoetsluis, Holland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Typical three star hotel. Rates are la ittle bit high. Free wifi, good working A/C. Accesible for elderly people. Hotel has elevator. Presentation of roomservice menu could be more professional. Bathroom was ok. Hot water was a bit problematic, but overall staying at this hotel was a pleasant experience!

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

This is a large but impersonal hotel in the heart of Jaffna. Rooms were clean but outdated. The breakfast buffet was ok. The hotel has driver accommodations. Overall, very expensive for what you get but options are pretty limited in Jaffna at the moment

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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265 reviews 265 reviews
35 hotel reviews
207 helpful votes 207 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

We spent two nights here, reduced from a 4 night stay due to very bad weather and poor standards at the hotel. The location is great -- in the heart of town, near Jaffna Fort, within sight of the Kayts Causeway and the bus stand, plus many other places. The hotel is in the throes of a management change ,... More

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Address: k.k.s Road, Jaffna, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Northern Province > Jaffna
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