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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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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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60 reviews 60 reviews
26 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

i am presently staying here. did a booking through booking.com only few of the sites which promised of book now pay later.. I too came here very apprehensive of the reviews given about this hotel. somehow i was determined not to be led/ misled by the reviews i read.. And boy was i glad i was overcome by my positive... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice 3 star hotel. The rooms are large but a bit basic. Literally i love the food, it was so good. Many traditional and unusual dishes are available. Walking distance to the Dutch fort and the famed Jaffna Library.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Utterly horrible stinks of poo bathroom are flooded with poo water, tv remote doesn't work staff are lazy and don't do there jobs the fountain outside also smells of poo this may seem like a coincidence but all three of rooms we got had all the same problems I WILL NEVER EVER COME BACK

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This 3 star hotel is probably one of the best hotels in Jaffna at present. The rooms are large but a bit basic and somewhat dated. The toilets could be cleaner but are spacious and well equipped. The AC in the rooms struggles to keep away the heat. The wifi is not accessible from the rooms but good strenght in... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We sayed here 1 night and that was 1 night to many!! What a dump!! The people at this Hotel have no people skills at all !! Evertything was Bad that says it all. One thing they did have was the biggest cockroach on the planet in reception, so if you are into mammoth cockroachs this is the place to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tried two other hotels in this city which were pretty grim -- as another reviewer noted, Jaffna is not great for accommodation -- and didn't try this one at first because it seemed to be right in the centre of the noisy city. To my surprise, the hotel was set back and is very quiet (if you insist on the... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Probably the best hotel in the city. The staff are excellent and try really hard to make your stay enjoyable. The rooms were basic, the free internet in the rooms did not work, and the mosquitos made sure to make their presence known. The food in the hotel is decent, but no variety. Basically, its a decent hotel that is... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Despite fast becoming a bustling town with plenty of tourists from the south, Jaffna is not particularly renowned for the quality of accommodation. With this in mind and having read some of the negative reviews in between the positive ones I was not quite sure what to expect when reserving accommodation here. To my delight Tilko met and even exceeded... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

These are beach cabana's of Tilko approx 7km away from the city. We got to the location at 4pm, the cottages were not ready. After a 1hr wait we were given two cabanas. They were FULL OF FLIES, DIRTY BED SHEETS, UN SWEPT FLOORS, HALF CLEANED BATHROOMS. The tea spoons had used sugar all over them, the glasses were used... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

The best part of Tilko Hotel is the location – short walk to the Jaffna Fort, and next to the old market. The hotel is a 3 star hotel for Asia standard. Room is large and clean. The walk-in rate we got was not unreasonable in contrast to most the hotels we paid during this 10-days trip. I also like... More 

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