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Shahira Hotel Nilaveli

10th Mile Post | Nilaveli, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
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Shahira Hotel Nilaveli
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Ranked #7 of 46 Trincomalee B&B and Inns
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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The staff at Shahira Hotel was fantastic and the location was great. There was a nice little garden area with sun loungers and a little restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating. Wifi in our room worked great and was some of the fastest that we had in Sri Lanka. Visitors should be aware the Nilaveli is definitely a quieter area.... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We had two nights in Shahira during our stay in Sri Lanka. The rooms are basic and the bed a thin mattress. We didnt pay for AC and that made it very hot inside the room. The room was okay and clean considering that it is not a new hotel. So dont expect a fancy place. The staff were friendly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I was here at the end of March and I stayed for four nights.The room was very big, clean and a reasonable price. The staff was very friendly and they made my stay very pleasant. Mohammed the manager was very helpful. I love the beautiful garden surrounding the guesthouse, and the beach is literally around the corner. I definitely recommend... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Staying in Nilaveli Beach area, it was one of the cheaper Hotels. The people who work there were really friendly. Wifi didn't reach to the room. But there are many nice seats outside the room, to relax and use the free Wifi.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We only had 1 night here but it was a good one. The tuk tuk driver got a little lost finding the place one the way there but it was easily corrected. The location is really good for reaching a nice, clean stip of beach. The manager, Mohamed, was very friendly and helpful. He arranged bikes for us to explore... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

My Family and I lived at a different hotel and was paying double the price. Once we saw the positive reviews by the TripAdvisor community about this hotel, we moved into it and never regretted our decision. The manager Mohamed was very helpful with all our questions regarding the places we wanted to visit. He also gave us a reasonable... More 

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Negombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

me and my friends visited Trincomalee last weekend and this is where we stayed! and it was an average hotel but the staff was really nice and good food :) didn't really have any trouble sleeping either . we enjoyed our stay ...

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Hamburg, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We did not sleep in the Shahira Hotel but we ate there a few times and it was one of the best restaurants in Nilaveli comparing to the others. The food was very good and the prices fair. Most of all we liked the cosy and romantic atmosphere in the garden and the outstanding service by the waiters of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

This Little Hotel with 15 rooms is very nice and very clean! The owner Mohamed Sadiq is super nice and helpful. He gave us a Lot of Tipps for our stay in Sri lanka and Even helped us by booking our next Hotel. The Dinner was super delicious and the atmosphere very nice. Thank You for everything! We will come... More 

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Hotel is very close to the beach. I really enjoy the fishing at the early morning at the beach side together w/ local people. Lovely place, good sevice and very friendly stuff, especially Mohamed Sadig. I travelled alone, he always checked with me where I would go and with whom to make sure I'm safe.

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