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Shahira Hotel Nilaveli

10th Mile Post | Nilaveli, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #7 of 34 Trincomalee B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Aktobe, Kazakhstan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Shahira hotel for 4 days in September 2014. First impression wasn't that good, but eventually we enjoyed staying there! Hotel is very close to the Ocean and Pigeon Island. The manager, Mohammed was very helpful and responsible. We payed 75 bucks for three days and I think Shahira is probably the best price-quality place to stay in... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife, two daughters and amma stayed at Shahira for 6 days on our way south to visit family in Batticoloa. Mohamed the manager was a wonderful host paying attention to our little girls in particular and making our whole stay very very pleasant. They even went out of there way to provide Sri Lankan breakfasts for us all when... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location near the beach. Value for money clean basic accommodation Mohamed the manager was friendly and helpful. They provided simple meals when required.mohamed offered advise on nearby activities. Pigeon island is the main attraction.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent location for the beach and great value rooms for travellers. Very helpful man at the desk with local information and let us use the shower facilities after we checked out. The nearest town (Trinco) is 16km away so be prepared.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

There are two great things going for this establishment, Mohamed the manager is a gem. Lovely guy, happy to give help and advice on what to do, and equally captivating telling about the 2004 Tsunami, and sad stories it created. The second strength is its location, just off the beach, and you will not find anywhere cheaper with as good... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Hotel Shahira is located 2min from Nilaveli beach 15min from Pigeon Island and 20min from Trinco town in a very quiet and convenient place. Its quite cheap and the manager was very polite, helpful and flexible and helped us get a boat to Pigeon Island. Good place to stay with friends and family. Rooms and bathrooms were clean and nice... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I stayed for a few nights in July 2014. I'm a lone traveller that had waited for several years to come to Nilaveli beach. The manager, Mr Mohamed was most welcoming and helpful. Room was comfortable and clean with a fan and a separate shower room. Breakfast was served promptly. Fried eggs with plenty of toast, marmalade and jam .... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The owner, Mohamed Sadiq, was happy to make arrangements and negotiate with us although we made a last minute booking. The room was slightly on the hot side and outside the there were many bugs, but other than that we were happy to stay at such a great location right near Nilaveli beach. From there you can see and go... More 

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Aachen, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

we had some lovely days in nilaveli and the shahira hotel which is placed Close to the sea. the service was excellent, people there were very helpful in all ways like: reliable transport to get around there, laundry, touristic attractions like snorkeling on pigeon Island. we even got the typical sri lankan breakfast that we ordered in advance... mr. muhammed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Had a very pleasant stay at this humble place at an attractive price point. The people running it are very kind and helpful, particularly the manager Mohamed Sadiq. He'll kindly give you advice on how to get around and more. Beach is just a 2 min walk. Boats to pigeon island lay ready on the beach. The room I had... More 

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Address: 10th Mile Post | Nilaveli, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Eastern Province > Trincomalee
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 20
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