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French Garden Beach Hotel

Alles Garden, Nilaveli Road, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
French Garden Beach Hotel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Hoi An, Vietnam
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6 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

And that's a serious warning. After asking a lot of other places for a room which were full, or only had one night to stay, we ended up in this place. The room wasn't great (read: filthy, terrible matrasses and smelly), but we could stay for three nights and the price (3500) was way lower than the other places, so... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I can imagine this is a nice place if you want to stay cheap and do watersports or diving all day. For me, as a woman alone, felt a little unsafe here. I was planning to stay two days and visit pinguinisland. The man who checked me in offered me a massage to be welcome and relax. Although I couldnt... More 

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Cologne, Germany
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

+ Close by the beach. - Room is very basic. Blood on the sheets. Moskitonet too small. Bathroom kind of discuting. Couldnt sleep because of the heat and the unsufficient fan. But what do you expect for a 10$ night?

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Ilford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Amazing location, meters away from the beach which is stunning, with calm clear blue waters. A nice family run guest house, Pragashini (owner lady) was very friendly and helpful. The room was very hot, however the owner lady got us a new fan which was very nice. They didn't have a restaurant or a bar, however next doors did, and... More 

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Nova Gorica, Slovenia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The room nothing special, very basic,sometime somethings doesnt work properly like in other budget room in Sri lanka..but the view and the fact that you have the see just a few meters from it..its priceless for that kind of money..and there wasnt any mosquitos when we were there..just the sound of the sea..unfortunetly we sleept there just for a night,... More 

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christchurch, nz
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Very basic room but clean and spacious right on the beach with sea views. Good value at 1500 staff friendly. Beach in front good for swimming and whole area is cleaned and raked daily. Would definitely recommend.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We stayed there one week and had a tripple room for 2000 (when we were negotiating the staff member said 1800, so better get that on paper or pay in advance). The room were basic, on of the moskitonets was to small for the double bed so we struggled every night to get it nicely fitted. The crows were entertainig... More 

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Salt Spring Island, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I read the reviews, but ended up here anyway. It's got several things going for it. - awesome location ... right on the beach - several rooms face the beach. It is a good beach. - cheap. Super cheap ... especially considering the location. Bargain. It's also got a couple of things not going for it. - it's dirty ...... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

I'm kinda amazed to see people describe the French Garden as 'Expensive'. I stayed here in mid-September 2014, paid about 30 bucks TOTAL for 2 nights in what was described as a 'much nicer room' than some of the other people I met there. Apparently, the difference was that I had a wall that separated the bathroom from the bedroom.... More 

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London
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This is a nice place if you want to be near the beach, but otherwise, avoid this place. They charge 1500 rps for a room full of flies and mosquitoes, not good cleaned, price is really too high for this place. I stayed already right on the beach in other places in Sri Lanka for much less and much nicer... More 

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