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The Thinnai

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Nestled within the tropical milieu of palm lined streets and sunny smiles, The Thinnai imbues age-old hospitality and warmth, steeped within a bastion of exotic art, culture, tradition and architecture. Just two kilometers from the busy vibes of Jaffna town, the unspoiled untouched beauty inherent and unique to Jaffna lies at the core of these cosy Suites immersed in tranquility and serenity. Imaginatively resembling the distinctive 'Thinnai' homes of Jaffna, The Thinnai is designed to emulate terraced homes which naturally prompts the mindset of warm hospitality where rest, relaxation and rejuvenation are imperatives. The Thinnai encapsulates the uniqueness of Jaffna's architecture, its artistic legacies and cultural influences within its portals, while retaining an abstract contemporary feel. Add a well trained hospitality team into the equation and The Thinnai presents a perfect getaway for families, friends or even individuals, welcoming the quietude and understated elegance the
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Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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I am the group leader of 19 from the Cyprus Rambling Club (csrc.ws). We arrived on the 18th Feb and leaving tomorrow on the 22nd. On arrival we were warmly greeted with cold towels an a cold drink and then shown to our rooms. These were large with a seperate lounge and full size
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We were only there for one night as we were visiting Jaffna for a one day project. We selected the tent accommodation option over the standed rooms that were available and the experience was phenomenal. The tents were equipped with a fan, rotating plug points next to the beds
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Pleasant people, warm reception, peaceful ambience, large spacious AC suites, with beds, requisite furniture, and amenities, attendance, information and communication, services, restaurant, recommended for families interested in sightseeing, etc.
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This has the potential to be a great place with lovely setting and nice buildings . It is let down by lack of staff training and investment. The bed room was clean and comfortable but the plumbing was poor with hardly any water at times, the sofas were grubby and the dining area
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Beautifully thought and designed-welcome home This is a concept . Come home stay with your comforts and invite your relatives and be happy to meet them. The joy of coming home after years of being abroad The restaurant is on the second floor.Staff not trained .Food is cold.
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Response from Mangalagama N, General Manager at The Thinnai
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your feedback about our Hotel, after your recent visit. Also, we are pleased to note that you enjoyed your stay at The Thinnai. Further wish to inform you that we have taken measures to rectify the shortcomings that was highlighted by you of our food and the Restaurant service. We look forward to welcome you again to The Thinnai All Suite Boutique Hotel for another memorable experience. Thank you With Regards, M.G.N. Mangalagama General Manager
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86, Palaly Road Thirunelveli A little past Ramanathan Road/University of Jaffna
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"All rooms are good"
"Book online"
"Noisy during festival times : chose the Thinnai in Jaffna, our driver had a better experience than us."
"My preference would be to have an upstairs room, the balcony is a little more private than the downstairs room"
"I think they're all good!"
$20 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Sri LankaNorthern ProvinceJaffna
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