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Aqua Hotel trincomalee

42 Alles Garden | Uppevelli, Trincomalee 31000, Sri Lanka (Formerly Aqua Inns)
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Ranked #13 of 26 Trincomalee B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
Evelien90 Borne, The Netherlands
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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Borne, The Netherlands
18 reviews 18 reviews
18 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed for one night in one of the A/C rooms. We saw the hotel at Agoda, but we thought it was too expensive, but when we asked the receptionist, it was cheaper than it was on the Agoda website. The pool and the hammocks are great, it is a great place to just relax and swim in the sea... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 1 night and I loved it. To be fair, the backpacker caves are nice but back to basic, which I kind of like. Lovely bar with good chilled music and great opportunity to meet people. Service is a bit so so and public showers are a bit dirty. Highgly recommendable for backpackers

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London, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Aqua Hotel for our last night in Uppuveli because we liked the chilled atmosphere at Fernando's Bar. But the rooms are horrible (a/c or fan) very old with disgusting showers. The bar is good to have a beer but DON'T EAT the food is very bad. Go to Palms beach instead.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rooms are nice and clean. There are also special "backpacker caves". Perfect beach bar, tasty food and good service. Cool chilling spot with great music and interesting people. Definitely place to recommend! We would love to stay longer...

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Blackburn, England.
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had 2 nights here whilst on our backpacking trip around Sri Lanka. We were staying somewhere else further down the beach prior to coming here. We enquired about the price and were given the rates. We agreed to come the following day once we had checked out of our other hotel. When we arrived a gentleman gave us a... More

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Trondheim, Norway
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved Uppeveli and the vibe at Aqua. Yes, the rooms are a bit tired, but it's one the beach and has a pool. And hobbit holes to sleep in if you're on a budget (yes, they actually are hobbit holes..) The most important thing is Fernandos bar and the hangout place here. It gives the place a great hostel vibe,... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my wife stayed here for 2 days. Our stay was a pleasant memory for us. Friendly staff and tranquil atmosphere, we could easily listen to waves in early mornings. No mosquitoes, even though there was mosquitoes net. Our room was neat and clean, we had a little problem with the tap, but they managed to fix immediately. Our... More

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Washington, DC
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

First of all, I recommend all people who come to Sri Lanka to stay in Uppuveli (as opposed to Nilaveli or Trinco). And while you're in Uppevelli, if you are looking for a fun and affordable place to stay, please stay here! This place has the well-cultivated vibe of a vibrant hostel, while giving guests the opportunity to have their... More

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Hoenderloo, The Netherlands
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We (family with two children) had a great time here. The atmosphere is very nice in this hotel. The staff is very friendly. Our children had a great time here and also enjoyed the swimming pool. They didn't want to leave this place! We stayed here for a week and had a great time with very nice food, a beautifull... More

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Gurgaon, India
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Strictly for people looking for a place to crash and dump their belongings. This property has only one highlight.... beach !! It's amazing absolutely gorgeous. The owner also owns a Bar on this beach. Perfect place to hang out in the evening. I stayed for 4-5 days. I did my scuba here. Its an amazing place if you don't wanna... More

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Address: 42 Alles Garden | Uppevelli, Trincomalee 31000, Sri Lanka (Formerly Aqua Inns)
Location: Sri Lanka > Eastern Province > Trincomalee
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Located on the best beach in Sri Lanka and awarded top 5 Best budget beach accomodation in the Guardian. We have accommodation to suit all budgets from Backpacker Caves to Standard rooms. The facilitis are what makes Aqua Inns attractive an outside pool, licensed beach bar, italian coffee machine serving espresso and cappuchino. A top 5* padi dive center, water sports and pigeon island trips. An aryuvedic spa, sun beds, Fernando's bar and grill restuarant serving , BBQ and many western and sri lankan dishes, beach bonfires, DJ parties on occasion. Yoga has just been introduced at sunrise and sunset ... more   less 
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