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Shiva's Beach Resort & Restaurant

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Bonn, Germany
Reviewed July 5, 2015

Location is very good in Sri Lanka. we spent only 4 Nights here. But Direct beach and beach restaurant are excellent. this is 2nd trip in 2015. Restaurant is very special and cheap. Staffs are very friendly. Boat trip and dinner were very nice. Fresh fish and prawns are very delicious.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed July 5, 2015

IF you need a unforgettable dinner, Go to Shiva's beach resort in Trincomalee, Sri Lanka. We spent only one week in Shiva's Resort. Dinner was super,super super. BBQ Night is super good. If you want fresh fish, ask Hotel staffs They arrange fishing boat. we caught 10 Kg Tunas. Fine. Kids enjoyed Sea, Beach and holidays.

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2Thank PCJan2015
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 11, 2015

We didn't stay here but ate lunch or dinner here on three or four occasions during our trip. Fantastic little beach restaurant - the grilled prawns, fish soup, and whole fish were the best we had in a week in Uppuveli. Great value, good service. Ask for the fish of the day - they will show you the whole fish...

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1Thank Lco11
DC
Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

Rooms are basic but clean. Staff is incredibly friendly. My 13 y.o. old had a blast. The kitchen staff was wonderful. Always gave my nephew little snacks for free and tried to teach him Sri Lankan. Beach is great as well. I will come back here!

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2Thank travelallaroundww
Munich, Germany
Reviewed May 18, 2015

The rooms are pretty basic and quiet clean, but I won't take it as a first choice. However, the restaurant is really good: perfect location in front the sea, nice waiters and tasty meals. Omelets are super tasty!!! A great place for a lovely breakfast.

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3Thank laforn
Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

We didn't stay at the hotel but had a wonderful dinner on the beach and great excursions with the Shiva's team. We were able to sit on the sand close to the water, where we could watch the sunset and the fishermen haul in their catch. After dark they lit candles on the driftwood and it was really quite magical....

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2Thank Elliependred
Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

Good value for money rooms considering that they are directly at the beach. Nice garden and sun beds. Good wifi, working also in the rooms. The restaurant could be much better. The menu is "westernised" and same as anywhere. Sri Lankan dishes only on demand and require minimum 3-4 portions. At least dhal curry should be available always. The beach...

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2Thank stravancer
Paris, France
Reviewed April 18, 2015

We hadn't booked but were able to get 2 double rooms for 2 nights when we arrived at Shiva's. The rooms on the ground floor are pretty basic, undecorated, the windows don't let in a breeze, but the fan and A/C do the trick. Due to the bathroom door locking (and no way of opening it), we were moved to...

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Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

This hotel is in a prime location right on the beach and offers complimentary private sun lounger huts with mats, to shelter from the strong sun. The beach is lovely, really quite quiet except for the small motor boats which frequently ferry visitors to and from pigeon island. The hotel restaurant offers standard fare for tourists at tourist prices but...

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2Thank James S
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed April 2, 2015 via mobile

We weren't off to a good start at this place. Arrived after a fairly long travel and just agreed to the first room that was offered to us. We stupidly also thought A/C isn't necessary as we were expecting a breeze to be coming from the sea - big mistake (x2). Room 204 on the first floor - the old...

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
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  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Shiva's Beach Resort Hotel & Guesthouse - under new management since January 2015. Direct on the beach with 18 rooms, single rooms, double rooms, family rooms, and deluxe large bedroom with fridge and AC. Non-AC rooms with fan also available. Information on diving & snorkeling and boat trips to Pigeon Island. International menu and meals from Shiva's Restaurant on the beach. Budget and mid-range pricing, friendly and helpful staff. Hope to see you soon! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shiva's Beach Resort & Restaurant

Address: No. 178 / 32, Nilaveli Road | Uppuveli, Trincomalee 36133, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Eastern Province > Trincomalee
Price Range: $20 - $61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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