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Shiva's Beach Resort & Restaurant

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Off A6 highway from Trincomalee, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
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Shiva's Beach Resort & Restaurant
Ranked #17 of 29 Trincomalee B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Kochi (Cochin), India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wanted to stay at Coconut Beach Lodge next door, which was full so we settled with three nights at this hotel. In general average hotel with clean spacious room. We did not have any bad experience with staff, even though their English was very bad. Location is perfect right at the Beach front. We loved that so much. On a... More

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Ghent, Belgium
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed here rather unexpectedly because all the other places in Uppuveli were full. Basic room with fans and mosquito net but the mosquito net was too small to fit over the bed so we had to install our own... Comfortable beds though, bathroom clean and functional. Price was okay, not dirt cheap but just okay. We did catch a cockroach... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

After searching for hours of a guest house on the beach, we finally arrived here and they really saved us! The manager was really nice and helped us out so much! The rooms are not the nicest, but they are ok and right on the beach. The restaurant that belongs to the guest house is right in front of it... More

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Deventer, The Netherlands
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Arrived here after searching for a while for a good room. Rooms looked OK, nothing special, price was fair if you compare it to others. Because two of us waited at a restaurant we asked the manager if we could make a reservation for the rooms and that we would be back in less than half an hour. It wasn't... More

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Oslo, Norway
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Ok so we looked at most of the places on this strip of beach. We payed 3000rp walk in rate for room with fan, which was okay. We couldn't find any nicer looking at comparable prices. The staff tries to be friendly, but quite often fail at it. We stayed for 5 nights, and they never cleaned our room or... More

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Munich, Germany
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We didn't stay at Shiva's, only had lunch there a couple of times. The food was very good and the location is quite nice as it is located directly at the beach. We had 5 different dishes and all very excellent. The best were the grilled big prawns. Make sure to ask for them as they don't have them every... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We stayed 1 night here and left. The staff were very unfriendly and sometimes rude. The room was filthy and very small although quite expensive (Rs3000), good location on the beach but gardens and beach huts very poorly maintained and the man just took our money and walked away as we left. Much better places next door and along the... More

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New Zealand
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Stayed 3 nights here, and was good value for money 2000rs for a fan room walk in rate. However I would recommend paying extra to get the A/C room, it says very hot at night. The staff are friendly and helpful, but I felt they weren't at the front desk often enough. Has WIFI, but only by front desk, and... More

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Perth, Australia
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180 reviews 180 reviews
64 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Really good guesthouse right on the beach, basic rooms but very clean and good aircon. Only 2000 rupees walk in rate which was way better than any of the other hotels on the same street. Good service also.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014 via mobile

nice clean and big rooms. The seafood is amazing!!!! But theres one thing special about this place.... Thats Madura! This guy makes you wanna come back. His service is amazing and he has the best tips for sri lanka. The hotel gets an extra star because of him....

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Address: Off A6 highway from Trincomalee, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Eastern Province > Trincomalee

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