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Gnanams Hotel

Clock Tower Road, Jaffna, Sri Lanka
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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a clean central located hotel to explore the area. Staff were helpful but as to be expected was very basic room and bathroom facilities. The good however was really tasty even if you don't stay there you should definately pop in and have dinner , highly recommend the mutton fry and the sothi (not together!)

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Eugene, Oregon
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is very central and you can walk to the colorful bazar on Stanley Road. The rooms are small, after complaining we were given a bigger room, but it seems most of the rooms are small and if you have a lot of luggage there won't be place for it. The bathroom is also small and the hot shower... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

The hotel staff are very good and quickly respond to any call. The rooms are generally quite good considering the surrounding area, the downside would be that it's a tad old fashioned. As far as transport goes, it's conveniantly located with easy access to Jaffna city center and the Jaffna railway station.

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Ragama, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

This is a nice, clean hotel in the city centre. Food is very good, spicy and tasty. Breakfast is buffet style with a decent selection, lunch and dinner took a while to arrive but were very tasty. Our room and wash room were spacious enough and AC worked well. Hot water was available but was a little difficult to obtain,... More 

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london
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Basic room with tiny adjoining bathroom and toilet which had leaking pipes! Didn't make for a comfy night's stay, despite the friendly staff and good location. Asked for a wake up call at 7.30 but got one at 6.30 instead! All in all, much room for improvement.

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Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
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25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

You will definitely not get star class rooms or facilities here. But, what would you expect in Jaffna city and for a low rate? Breakfast is limited with 2-3 options and only local (Jaffna) food varieties (not a problem for me, but it was a problem for my kids). Rooms were not swept and I hate that. But one thing... More 

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Beruwala, Sri Lanka
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

We stayed one night here room was clean and neat with good air conditioning and they got a restaurant but the foods not that tasty. Got a huge parking. Walking distance to town. Cargills square a big attraction in the town just a walk from here.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We were lucky to get a room during a long weekend. The room was air-conditioned and it provided a reasonable bed and clean bed linen. It had a TV with limited fare. The bathroom/toilet is small, Wi-fi works at times, shredded towels, mass produced bed tea served to all rooms at the same time in a cup without a saucer.... More 

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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed with some friends here when we came for a wedding in Jaffna. Its a fairly good place. Staff is very helpful and friendly and the breakfast is lovely. Rooms of course are not the best, they were quite stuffy but they had air conditioning and hot water so one can't complain. In overall we were... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I really have to start off by saying that if it wasn't for the manager, we wouldn't have got to stay here in the first place. When we came to Jaffna, we hadn't booked any particular place, and hoped to find a hotel when we arrived. When we arrived in Jaffna however, it turned out all of the hotels were... More 

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