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Expo Pavilion Margosa

40, Kandy Road (A9) | Chundikulli, Jaffna 0094, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Framingham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

It was one of the best experience we had. They will coordinate with us about our food and they will get what we need. Excellent service by the staff. They know how to treat guest. Hotel rooms are spacious and clean. Open air bathroom was the best experience I had. We always like these kind places as they do not... More 

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Colombo
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

Stayed in their deluxe room which has two queen sized beds and attached toilet with family of four in April. The bungalow is tastefully decorated, clean and rooms relatively spacious. Nice verandah to relax. Located in Chunnakam, it is quite central to visiting many of the sights in the Jaffna Penninsular. It's quite close to the Kadurowa dagoba site which... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Reading other reviews it is difficult to understand the location of the hotel. Not helped by Google Maps showing the Office location in Jaffna town and not the hotel. It is roughly in the centre of the peninsula in Chunnakam. About 11 kms from the centre. Rooms are well equipped with some having attached bathrooms outside. Food is good with... More 

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Jaffna is very short on hotels and it appears that Fits Pavilion has closed (Jan 2015) We stayed at the Margosa and we had a driver so its out of town location was not a problem. It has wifi. It is essentially a typical Sri Lanka rest house. Clean, basic and very good Sri Lankan food. The bathrooms are eccentric... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This small boutique hotel is well situated just outside Jaffna's central market (3 min auto ride). Rooms are clean and well furnished, with good air-conditioning. Bathrooms could do with some modernising. The feel is of an old colonial villa. And the food is delicious (breakfast and dinner). Highly recommended.

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Cheshire,England
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I checked this place out on the agents list and t seemed fine actually its a LNG way from Jaffna , has no drinks nd the food is terribe. It is certainly nt ready to accept international clientele , it has no wi fi whatever it may say on there reviews or web site. It really is a bit of... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Stayed here for three nights in June 2014. We stayed in one of the outside rooms on the ground floor. The room was basic but had the essentials. The bathroom was a bit dated but adequate. Some of our party stayed in the inside rooms and they appeared to be nicer rooms. A/c in the room worked well and wifi... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Expo Pavilion is a boutique hotel and a home away from home. It has 7 rooms, all well furnished. We stayed in this homely hotel earlier this year. The service was excellent. We could order whatever food we wanted. The food was fantastic, especially the sea food. The hotel is well positioned in a quiet part of Jaffna town, but... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I stayed at the hotel again with my family and the driver for twp days at the end of July. We stayed in a triple room and the driver stayed at an annex organised by the hotel. The service I received from the management and the staff were outstanding! Food was lovely and the hotel gave complimentary crab curry on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We stayed 3 nights at Expo pavilion. It's situated in the city convenience to all the attractions in Jaffna. Management is very helpful all the time, they served like a boutique hotel. There set menu is limited, but the rooms are very good inside the bungalow. Clean toilets as well. Tasty food too.

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