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Sarras Guest House

20 Somasunderam Road | Chundikuli, Jaffna, Sri Lanka
Sarras Guest House
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So, as a couple others have noted in their reviews, Jaffna was hit hard by the long and horrible civil war, so first off, it is amazing the building is still standing. And the budget options are kind of limited at the time we stayed in the city. Had difficulties reaching them by e-mail, so we called and made our... More 

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Algeciras, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in Jaffna a week and loved it here! However, I did have issues with my reservation which I made 3 days in advance of travelling. When I arrived they were full and put me up ay Sarras GH 2, which was a 10 minute walk away on the main road....I did manage to get in 2 days later... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recommend to stay here but not unconditionally. I stayed at their other house down the road but had breakfast at the main building and got a bike for LKR 350 a day. The guys working there didn't take good care of me and I didn't feel welcome at both places. If you are looking for an ok place to... More 

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Vancouver Island, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I stayed here with my husband and my daughter for 2 weeks. We loved the place, the room was decent size and bathroom was clean and big. What more can you ask for? The owner and the staffs are very friendly. We loved there food, it was great. We're so glad that we stayed here for our entire trip to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

It's a great guest house with it's original colonial character. It truly makes you feel like you're the colonial master from the cordial treatment you get from the staff and artifacts from the past. The staff work really hard to accommodate every way possible, Ie. if a guest wants string-hoppers and the another one wants dosa; and another one wants... More 

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Sittard, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We stayed here for two nights. The owner is very friendly and helpfull. We had a room in the main building which was ok. It was big, and there were two double beds inside. The bathroom was big and ok, but the shower was not very strong. I think that if they would paint the walls, the room would already... More 

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melbourne
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Subject: Sarras Guest House Location: Jaffna, Northern Province, Sri Lanka, Asia Title: After 17 years of travel, my first "Poor" ID#: 257644245 Firstly I have to say I arrived from the night train and I was given a room early, this I am very grateful. However, I was taken over the road to a "Boarding house" style accommodation which is... More 

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Munich, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This guesthouse is in an old colonial style building not too far from Jaffna city center and only 15 minutes walk asking temple road to the #1 tourist sight Nallur Kovil (the Hindu temple). The room and facilities were lower average and not too well maintained. But then this is Jaffna and the place has been haunted for so long,... More 

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Borobudur, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

A beautiful heritage building. Rustic and run-down. It needs quite a bit of work to bring it up to the standard that it could be. The beauty of the architecture and the surrounding gardens, are the highlight of this Guest House. The owners could really capitalise on the architectural theme... vintage cars framed within the tropical gardens. It's (potentially) charming.... More 

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North East England
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Rang the hotel from Bus stand and was told they had a double room free for 2 or 3. Took a tuk tuk to the hotel and was told no vacancies but had a room at partner hotel.They took us to the hotel. Which was further from the city and the room was dismal. They did not seem to understand... More 

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