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The Margosa Villa - Jaffna

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Puttur Road | Chunnakam, Jaffna 40000, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

The place was fantastic with great service to fantastic food. The seafood is to die for, the city is 10 min away from the city. What I really liked about the place was the place was really clean and luxurious, the place was homely and the food again is so good!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Located close to Jaffna in an old colonial bungalow. This is a really nice place with only a few rooms. The rooms have lots of space and nice furniture, the beds are good. They did a very good job to make a special place. The bathroom is partly in the open air (the shower that is), is clean and has... More 

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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 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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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

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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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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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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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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