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Nilaveli Garden Inn

3.5 of 5 Inn   |   Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
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Nilaveli Garden Inn
Ranked #17 of 21 Trincomalee B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Our friends were staying in the nearby Nilaveli Beach Hotel and as we were travelling on a budget we found what we thought was a little gem of a place at Nilaveli Garden Inn. The rooms were basic but adequate so we thought we would be happy. How wrong we were! Our driver, who we happened to be good friends... More

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Jelgava, Latvia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Old property, very good location though. Close to 3 diving centers and 200m from Nilaveli Beach. Next door there is Nilaveli Beach Hotel with excellent restaurant and swimming pool. Beach is quiet nice,not crowded at all. Hotel is 15km from the city.

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Sheffield, Yorkshire, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

I ended up at the Nilaveli Garden Inn by accident having tried to book into the possibly now defunct Hotel Mauro - further up the coast. I was charged 3500 rupees a night for B&B, staying in a very adequate and spacious room that could have slept three. The bathroom was clean but there was no hot water. I didn't... More

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Deventer, The Netherlands
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

Quite a strange feeling this hotel : very big and very empty. The staff was not a joyfull bunch but I don't blame them. An impression of lost people trying to do their best to keep the place running and from falling apart. The food was OK though and it is very near to the beach. Don't stay more than... More

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Hsinchu County, Taiwan
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

Upon check in everything seemed promising. I was offered a room for about 3000r with a/c or one for about 2000r with no a/c. For 2000r the room was a steal. It had a nice shower, it was spacious in both the room and the bathroom. It had a nice mosquito net. There is no where to eat in the... More

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Opole, Poland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013

in first view, Nilaveli Garden Inn looks nice, and even stuff (manager) sounds to be nice, helpful, and open for a make Your stay the best he can. but this is at the begining... I was there with my friends, we got 3 double rooms. in one room there was no mosquito net, in my room mosquito net got huge... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

This place seems to have some quite bad reviews and I am not sure why, I think people were unlucky ... The manager Mr Sarad was great, and I think he is new so maybe things have improved. He very kindly let me use his office when I needed to receive an important phone call. There were no problems with... More

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Montreal, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

The place had clean rooms and an ok bathroom, but for the price you pay and the service you get, you need to avoid this place! We had to change our room 3 times as the AC would not work, AC is the only reason you stay at this place. The manager kept telling us it worked and just to... More

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Montreal, Canada
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

They is few (about 5) places to stay in Nilaveli and the one with air-con are rare considering that Trincomalee-Nilaveli is very hot. You can go to Seaway hotel if you are lucky to have a room with air-con. But dont go to Garden Inn! The manager told us there was air-con, hot water and wifi. First, the air-con wasn... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2012

We enjoyed our Trincomalee experience. Of course, the value of accommodation is not that good as in other parts of Sri Lanka, but you get a very nice beach (we found it was almost as good as the famous Boracay in the Philippines), and this particular guest house presents good value in Nilaveli. We were not getting the breakfast, just... More

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Additional Information about Nilaveli Garden Inn

Also Known As:
Nilaveli Garden Hotel Trincomalee
Nilaveli Garden Hotel
Address: Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Eastern Province > Trincomalee District > Trincomalee
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Ranked #17 of 21 B&Bs / Inns in Trincomalee
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Nilaveli Garden Inn 3.5*

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