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Gnanams Hotel

Clock Tower Road, Jaffna, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #14 of 30 Jaffna B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015
lafranshuaib Beruwala, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Beruwala, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Though not expensive, would prefer not to visit again. bathrooms are tiny. you will bump into something or the other when you turn. Rooms on first floor are small. Will male you want to spend your time out only. Restaurant service is apalling. Even after 45 minutes they did not serve a glass of lassi and a bottle of water... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Conveniently located but Mr Kartheiswaran the 'manager' is an absolute incompetant idiot. When we booked the rooms we were told its BB with complementary bed tea but when paying the bill we were not only charged for the eggs we ate at b/fast but also the tea we had in our room. Upon questioning we were told that if u... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This is a good place if you are not planning to stay in side room much. Hotel located in a good area. Their food is good and staff is very friendly. However, since rooms are relatively small and packed it is bit uncomfortable to spend more time in side. Since most of the travellers are visiting jaffna to travel I... More 

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Avissawella, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

stayed here two nights. I booked through agoda. but I feel that this rooms are bit over priced for $42 per night on BB basis. Rooms were cleaned yet very basic. staff was very helpful yet lack of professionalism was visible. hotel is within the Jaffna city so it is located very close to most of city attractions and restaurants.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We were there for 2 nights. Location is good, walking distance to Jaffna town and Food City KFC. But rooms are very small..Drivers stay is not clean at all.Our driver refused stay there. They have a restaurant, all the food taste the same,. But staff of the hotel is very friendly and welcoming, I do not recommend this hotel because... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

Stayed there for 3 nights. This is an average budget hotel within the city limits. There's nothing great about the food but the staff are very courteous and try to look after you to the best possible extent. There buffet has a very small spread with the same items. We stayed there for 3 days and they had the same... More 

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