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Hotel Coral Bay - Nilaweli

Fishermans Lane | Nilaweli, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
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Hotel Coral Bay - Nilaweli
Ranked #18 of 26 Trincomalee B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 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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wiltshire
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120 reviews 120 reviews
49 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

we arrived in the dark without having anything booked and our tuk tuk driver brought us here. it was a little bit more than we would normally pay so we were expecting a higher standard too. the room was only average but did have AC the bathroom was average too the USP for this hotel is its location - right... More

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oslo
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We arrived late,around. Eight a clock. Desperat for a room after twelve hours of traveling. In that state and in the dark it looked ok. They wanted 10000 rupees !!!( ok we did go for it since we where desperate.stupid) anyway,we argued that breakfast should be included at that rate.aftwr a while they said ok. Next morning the breakfast where... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's difficult to find somewhere in Trinco that ticks all the boxes, especially if you are on a budget. We came across Coral Bay Hotel by accident but it suited us just fine. We were two couples who are not overly fussy but certainly not willing to stay in a dive. The pool is what first attracted us to the... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

I ended up at this so called hotel after my tuk tuk driver refused to remember my hotel of choice was. The hotel is a joke, the door to my room did not lock, I do not know how long it took to try and fix the lock. There was no mosquito net in the room, the staff promised to... More

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Wilpattu National Park, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Saman the Manager and Raja are very helpful. If there is a problem dont hesitate to point it out. It will be fixed with a smile. The pool is almost feels like an infinity pool. Just simply great to unwind after spending a day snorkeling at Pigeon Island. Its a little expensive (because of distance) to take a boat to... More

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Mackenzie River,QLD
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85 reviews 85 reviews
24 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

I think this is a good value guesthouse. The rooms are very basic but clean and they also have mosquito nets. All the rooms have a small balcony that overlook the lovely grounds. The location is right on a quiet beach and if you were a sun lover this would be a good holiday spot to laze around swimming and... More

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Sri Lanka
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64 reviews 64 reviews
28 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

Another place i have stayed a few times with much better experiences than this stay. Everyone was friendly but at 5000rs with the pool out of use and very basic breakfast it was not great. Fantastic location however. Pool had not been maintained for sometime maybe because slow season, they kept saying they would have it done by 'tomorrow' but... More

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Beirut
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

We came as a group of friends, enjoyed our 3 days there and recommended this place to others. The beach was wonderful, rooms were simple but bright and clean, breakfast was good, hosts were friendly and helpful. The room sounded expensive at first, but with a bit of haggle, they made us a significant discount. The hostel doesn’t have a... More

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Totally loved this place and surrounding. Loved the stay here. We were there for 2 days and one noon and evening we were in pool and the beach. Next day in the noon again we were in the pool. Was great fun staying here. Place is cool and calm. I remembered the movie THE BEACH after seeing this location. And... More

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East London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

We stayed at Coral Bay after finding no availability in Uppuveli and were pleased to discover Nilaveli beach was a deserted paradise in comparison to its more developed neighbour. The room was clean and basic, we noticed that the only plug did not work and that surprisingly there was no showerhead! We informed the manager and he was most concerned... More

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Address: Fishermans Lane | Nilaweli, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Eastern Province > Trincomalee

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