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Amanta Beach - Nilaveli - Building
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9.4 Excellent (251 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Offering a year-round outdoor swimming pool and views of the sea, Amanta Beach is set in Nilaveli, 20 km from Trincomalee. Each air-conditioned room offers a view. Rooms have a private bathroom. Amanta Beach features free WiFi throughout the property. Free private parking is available on site.
9.3 Excellent
Pros: The very friendly staff and its owner were the best. Also cute pets (Minou was so cute!!!) Very nicely decorated rooms and hotel, all with an artistic and individual touch. Wonderful location with private beach and hardly any other tourists or hotels ... very relaxed calm.
Cons: No real shops or restaurants nearby/at walking distance, one needs to take a tuktuk or similar to get around.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Most helpful and attentive host. Beautiful rooms with comfy beds. Nice besch for ourselves. Very good food.
Cons: This didn‘t bother us, but the hotel is a bit outside of the village.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Breakfast was delicious. Best breakfast we had in Sri Lanka! The rooms are very beautiful, nicely decorated. It was very close to the sea and had a private beach. The beach was very clean and calm. It's a very nice place to just chill and do nothing for a couple of days. The food was delicious too, but a bit pricy in comparison to other places.
Cons: If you want to visit tricomalee as well it's a bit far, unless you make a day trip to Trinco. In Nilaveli is not much to see.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Perfect location, directly on the beach. Calm enviroment. Beautiful designed rooms with terrace. We spent good days there.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The room was lovely, the dinners delicious, the beach beautiful and the hosts so kind. If you add to that a refreshing pool and lots of things to see in the sea (diving) or in the reservoirs nearby, you obtain a wonderful place for a couple of relaxing days.
9.5 Excellent
Pros: The perfect place to chill and relax. You don't need to go of the hotel area. You can have breakfast, lunch and dinner at the place. I really recommend to have dinner, the food is really good. There is a small pool for the guests and the clean private beach with his shadow casted beds are on walking distance.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Quiet, authentic, relaxed and right on the beach. The owners were so lovely and helpful with everything. Couldn’t recommend more :)
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Sri Lanka was safe. I am happy we did not cancel our booking even though we considered. Amazing hotel with an amazing long sandy beach. They have a French trained chef. Food was unbelievable. Restaurant decoration, service, staff was 5 star. Housekeeping was very good. Decoration and the room itself with a private balcony was bright and much more than expected. Pigeon island for snorkelling which is a must do is walking distance.
Cons: I am totally ok with wild life but if you are not keep in mind that almost all places we stayed in Sri Lanka had tiny frogs and gekkos in the room. They never get closer to you. They are not dangerous.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: wonderful, lovely chef. excellent cooking, cosy and clean rooms, perfect beach, very nice ocean, good to swim. this was our best hotel in sri lanka. guests get in contact with each other, everything nice and clean, good taxi driver to and from the hotel, good price. and did i already say it, best of all, the chef of the hotel. thanks for everything!
Cons: the pool is small, good for children. but with the beautiful ocean in front, who needs a pool anyway?
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Our experience was amazing. The staff were really nice and the location is unbelievably good. The beach is absolutely dreamy and the food is amazing. 100% RECOMMENDATION
Cons: Nothing!!
C Beyond Nilaveli - Nilaveli - Building
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9.1 Excellent (198 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at C Beyond Nilaveli in Kuchchaveli, you'll be on the beach, just steps from Nilaveli Beach. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.
9.5 Excellent
Pros: Super location. Ideal to relax. Small scale hotel which feels like a home. Friendly staff and did special efforts to celebrate birthday. Nice swimming pool.
Cons: Didn’t bother us but remote location. Need tuk tuk or taxi to visit Trincomalee or to go to dive centres.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Serene location, away from the hustle and bustle, right on a nice quiet beach. Friendly staff. Great breakfast (perhaps the best we had at any hotel in Sri Lanka). Nice rooms. Resident dogs super friendly!
Cons: Rooms face easy and sunlight shines in, so if you like to sleep in darkness you’ll need an eye mask. No driver accommodation provided.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: The food was really good. Superb breakfast and the Rico and curry was the best one we have had on Sri Lanka!
9.5 Excellent
Pros: Warmhearted, very attentive staff and excellent management; beautyfully and tastefully designed. Very nice local dishes (breakfast, seafood, curries ). A hotel like a home! ( ...as feels the pelican, relaxing quite often in the garden)
Cons: little details to be fixed in the bathroom - not important for wellbeing in the room, in general
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very individual service, always friendly and helpful. Many variety for dinner. Thank you so much!!!
9.3 Excellent
Pros: Location, view, kayak included
Cons: Food but good food 5km south is Mamma Mia
9.5 Excellent
Pros: The rooms were beautifully appointed and clean. The common areas are similarly lovely, staff were welcoming allowing us to check out later to explore the beach. Breakfast and dinner were great; very atmospheric set up on the terrace and the beach. The beach is fantastic - right around the corner from the property and basically deserted.
Cons: Although out of their control we were woken by pigeons nesting on the roof at 6am each morning which was very loud. This persisted throughout both mornings so was quite frustrating. Dinner has to be ordered early (before 3 or 5 depending what you want) which is a little constraining but they were very accommodating to our requests. Staff were somewhat overbearing at times and have a tendency to address only the men, although this is understandably a cultural thing.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Stunning room and building with a lovely view.
Cons: It all felt very formal and stiff. It would be nice if it was a bit more relaxed. Too much supervision of staff and making sure they do things in an overly formal way makes it a bit uncomfortable to be around.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Isolation and the attentive staff
9.5 Excellent
Pros: The property itself is beautiful, on a stilts above a decorative pool of water. The rooms are very spacious and comfortable with four poster beds as well as a daybed for lounging on when escaping the heat outdoors. Lots of nice touches, including hair dryer, conditioner, kettle and biscuits provided! Loved taking the kayak across the lagoon, and taking sun loungers down to the deserted strip of beach at the end of the garden.
Cons: Food was not the best we had during our travels in Sri Lanka, though perfectly tasty. We probably would have tried other restaurants nearby had we stayed more than 1 night.
Aaliyah Hotel Nilaveli - Nilaveli
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9.0 Excellent (203 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Boasting a garden, Aaliyah Hotel Nilaveli is located in Nilaveli. Featuring a 24-hour front desk, this property also provides guests with a terrace. The accommodation offers free WiFi. Guests at the guest house can enjoy a continental breakfast. Guests can enjoy a meal at the in-house restaurant. Trincomalee is 12 km from Aaliyah Hotel Nilaveli.
9.3 Excellent
Pros: Really close to the beautiful nilaveli beach, the rooms are massive. If you have a bunch of friends with you it would be perfect!
Cons: I didn’t realise how isolated it was, and especially that I was by myself. Nice escape for a few days though :)
9.5 Excellent
Pros: Yamila, she is the housekeeper and she cooks amazing food, very yummy, and abundant The manager, he want you to be comfy, he arrange anything for you
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Lovely staff with good breakfast. Very clean rooms and nice view of the beach. Quick check-out.
Cons: The room was extremely, extremely, extremely hot. The sun hits over the rooms right in front during the day and it is actually warmer inside than outside –we had to borrow a second fan to use it in front of the bathroom. It was so hot we had to make our stay shorter because we couldn’t handle the heat anymore. It was 41 degrees that day and we felt in a sauna inside the room.
9.5 Excellent
Pros: Dorm room was very clean and spacious and the breakfast was great. The hosts were very kind and attentive as well. Perfect location for the beach 2 mins away!
Cons: Need a sign outside the front as there is nothing and I couldn't find it.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Excellent hostel for those who are on a budget. Room was clean and very comfortable, wide, quiet, and the bathroom was perfect. No hot water but you are not going to need it, for sure. Plugs in the room were perfect, there were a lot of them and they worked perfectly. Oh also have a good mosquito net, but there are not so many mosquitoes there, specially in dry season (May-October more or less). Friendly stuff, they help you every time you need. Also they offer breakfast, lunch or dinner. All of them are excellent and with a great amount of food. Location is good, just 3 minutes from the beach and oh can go to the center of Nilaveli in 15 minutes walking. Trincomalee is at 30-45 minutes by bus, which is very chip.
Cons: The room is quite hot, but they give you a fan and it’s enough for a good sleep. Internet is not working always very good, but I could do a videocall so it’s good enough.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: The place is located close to the beach. Hausullah who worked there was really friendly and funny. The Sri Lankan breakfast was really tasty!
Cons: There is some construction work going on. The room is nice, but it would have been nice to have an AC it can get quite hot in the room, however, the manager was nice enough to give us an extra fan.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very nice beach and landscape around the Hotel. No waste at the beach and clean
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Excellent value for money. Unbeatable quality/price. Very close to the beach.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: very clean rooms, comfortable beds, mosquito net (very few mosquitos, though), quiet fan, the beach is less than a 5 minute walk, and the water is perfect (and safe) for swimming. The people who live around the village are truly friendly, Lovely view of the ocean from the upper front terrace. Well maintained, friendly and helpful management/staff and exellent value. A beautiful and peaceful place, I hope to stay again.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Super hostel, clean and confortable, just in front of the beach with a diving center 1 minute away and a restaurant 5 minutes away. Bed are soft, sheets are clean, bathroom are convenient, there is anti-moscitoses net. And the staff is nice and helpfull.
Sea Zone Hotel Nilaveli - Nilaveli - Building
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8.8 Excellent (260 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Sea Zone Hotel Nilaveli in Nilaveli, you'll be near the beach, within a 10-minute drive of Nilaveli Beach and Pigeon Island National Park. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free valet parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Wasn't sure what to expect given the great reviews but dark photos, but was very pleased when we got there. The hotel is 2 short blocks from the beach. Several quaint restaurants within a 10 minute walk. Big, tasty breakfast on site, which was a perfect start to a day of beach going and snorkeling. Warm and friendly owners who help you settle in as well as offer boat services, dolphin tours, etc. We booked the family room for 2 adults, 3 young kids, which was a simple room with 3 full beds and a sizeable bathroom. It's all that we needed for our stay in Nilaveli!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The owners are super lovely and were always truying to make my stay even better. They building a restaurant on site now which will be finished soon, but there are plenty of others in the area. You walk less than 5 minutes to the beach and they offer very good breakfast.
Cons: AC is 5$ extra a night, but every room has fans anyway, so no need really.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Close to the beach and great customer service. Good value for money, would recommend!
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Thé hôtel near the beach . Guest are very frendly . Thé place it quiet .
Cons: Thé bathroom is little ans old
9.5 Excellent
Pros: The room was very clean, location was perfect, laundry service was very good (best we've had in Sri Lanka), staff was very helpfull and breakfast was great!
Cons: If we have to say something, then maybe the towels weren't very clean. Also the rooms weren't soundproof (we woke up several times due to the noise of cats, birds and the sound of a water pump)
6.8 Good
Pros: The owner was very helpful!
Cons: It was very hot, staff didn't speak much English.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The rooms were clean and comfortable and the garden is looking good and will be lovely in another year or so when it grows even more.
6.3 Good
Pros: The accomodation is quite simple. It is enough if you just need a place to sleep. The bathroom was big and there was a warm water shower. The location of the hotel is near the beach (3 minutes).
Cons: The beds are not really comfortable. During the night it is quite noisy as the rats are running on the roof. But this is just in the old part of the hotel. There is a new building with better rooms.
7.5 Good
Pros: New rooms are perfect. Sri lankan style breakfast good. Staff very kind and helpful. 5 minutes walk to beautiful beach. 2minutes walk to quality seafood restaurant.
Cons: Old rooms are poor. Dificult to imagine with booking.com photos. Toilet bathrooms must clean more.
9.3 Excellent
Pros: Very friendly and helpful family. Family rooms are simple, but comfortable. It's about 300 m to the beach.
Nilaveli Beach Rooms - Nilaveli - Building
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8.8 Excellent (115 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Nilaveli Beach Rooms in Nilaveli, you'll be a 1-minute drive from Nilaveli Beach and 8 minutes from Pigeon Island National Park. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and laundry facilities.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Perfect location, nice big room/bathroom, the family is lovely and helpful, I truly recommend it!
Cons: Wifi a bit slow !
9.5 Excellent
Pros: Very friendly and hospitable owner, great location
10.0 Excellent
Pros: 5 mins walk to beach. Really helpful owners. Made us feel very welcome
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The location is excellent, really close to the beach. The hosting family is very friendly and very kind and helpful. The breakfast was generous and delicious, every day different. They help us renting a scooter at the very same place and the room is comfortable. It was a really nice stay and we’d really recommend it.
Cons: Everything was perfect. Thank you.
9.3 Excellent
Pros: The owner family was super nice and helpful. They arranged everything for us and didn’t want to sell anything else. We only got what we had asked for. The breakfast was very delicious, homemade and different every day
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Super Rice & Curry (amazing !) Super Location : 3 min from the clear blue beach Super room : confortable and private bathroom Super lovely garden Nice family : )
Cons: Nothing ! We’ve planned to stay 2 days but stayed one week : )
9.3 Excellent
Pros: Lovely family. They always try to help you. The boy tells you a lot of information about things you can do. If you want to do something tell him and he helps you. We had very good vibes in this place. It is very close to the beach and some restaurants. We recomended!
9.3 Excellent
Pros: friendly family, good location, bike rent
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything, is the perfect place : clean, near to the beach and is a lovely family. Different breakfast every day, amazing !
Cons: Nothing
Bella Nilaveli Beach - Nilaveli - Bedroom
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8.6 Excellent (436 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Situated close to the shores, Bella Nilaveli Beach offers peaceful and comfy accommodation with free WiFi access throughout the property. Featuring a balcony, each room comes with a fan or air conditioning, seating area and clean linens. The attached bathroom includes shower facility, towels and free toiletries. At Bella Nilaveli Beach, activities such as canoeing, diving and snorkelling can be arranged. Luggage storage facility is available, while bicycle rental, yoga classes and airport transfers can be arranged at a surcharge. The in-house restaurant serves a tasty spread of local dishes upon request. Meals can also be provided in the comfort of guests' rooms. Bella Nilaveli Beach is about 9.8 km from Trincomalee Railway Station and Trincomalee Bus Station. Nilaveli Beach is within 13.5 km away.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: I loved everything about it, the food, the service, the location, the hosts etc
Cons: Nothing
9.5 Excellent
Pros: The hotel is absolutely beautiful and nice to stay. We were here for 2 nights and we enjoyed it a lot! The pool is really nice, the rooms are very clean and beautiful with an outside bedroom that was amazing. The breakfast was very good. The hotel is at 2minutes walking from the beach. You can book snorkeling tour also which are very good.
Cons: Wifi was a bit slow
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We absolutely loved this place!! We booked 4 nights in advance and extended to a week after the first night. The bungalows are really nice, the food is absolutely delicious and the staff is very friendly and caring. Highly recommended!!!
Cons: Nothing to say
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Anna was an excellent host, very friendly and helpful covering all our needs. One thing that we really liked was the breakfast which was very generous, and every day they made sure it came with different variations. The room was clean and tidy, the stuff was friendly and always there to help. We definitely recommend this place for both families and solo travelers.
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: a wonderful place near the beach. very friendly and caring staff. theres a lot of activities you can do here such as fishing, scooba diving, ect. thank you Bella, Leo and all the others for making this stay great.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: The owners are very friendly, the food at the restaurant and the breakfast are very good, the swimming pool area is really nice!
Cons: On booking it said all rooms had "air conditioning" while we actually got a room with fan. Considering how hot it was there, I think the difference matters.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: If you want a peaceful and relaxing time in Nilaveli beach, this is a place to choose. The owners are very friendly and helpful. Owner cooks foods by himself and he is a really good chef. Finger licking good meals. The owner Anna is giving yoga courses, it was first time we tried it and it was very good. They have nice animals and we really enjoyed staying with them. The beach of Nilaveli is one of the best beaches we have visited in the world ! P.S if you fly drone there,just be careful... there are eagles and they can attack drones from nowhere... like they did to us... If you find Mavic Air somewhere in the sea or shore there, pls contact us
Cons: -
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Where to start? - cabanas are clean and functional in an amazing location few steps from the best beach in Sri Lanka - breakfast is delicious like the rest of the food served - swimming pool is clean and great for refreshing from the heat - last but not least the people are making this place special: Anna, Sameera, Dasun and all the rest of the crew will make sure you enjoy your holidays A big thank you to make our stay 5 stars ⭐️ If you look for relax and nice vibes stop searching, click and book! Nothing will be more worth it in your travel!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: From what we explored in Nilaveli, this was by far the best place! Beds are very confortable, rooms were super clean, AC worked perfectly, the swimming pool is a big asset and food is excellent (rice and curry, fried rice, prawn pasta). Staff was ultra friendly and helpful. The beach is only 50m away and it is one of the nicest spots along the whole nilaveli beach. I definitely recommend this place!
Cons: Nothing.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Good location, really nice atmosphere, great staff. Possible to borrow bikes and rent SUP, also went for great snorkling!
Crescent Sea Resort - Nilaveli - Building
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8.6 Excellent (222 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Crescent Sea Resort in Nilaveli, you'll be near the beach, within a 10-minute drive of Nilaveli Beach and Pigeon Island National Park. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great staff! Wunderful meals. Nice pool.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Staff were great and so helpful.. Food was lovely. Room was perfect, clean comfortable and good a.c. great pool
Cons: Very Loud music from the bar next door, though it did stop around 11pm
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great location - close to nice beach. Great food at reasonable price, Good quality of rooms, great swimming pool and garden outside the hotel. Very supportive and nice personnel !
Cons: surroundings - these area is not yet developed for turists. Not so many restaurants, shops and places to spend time in the evenening. Great excursion to Pigeon Island for snoorkeling with fish & sharks !
8.8 Excellent
Pros: The staff was really nice and tried to make our stay as pleased as possible. The pool is very nice.
Cons: The area was a bit loud as the local Hindi temple really likes its loudspeakers. The staff seemed to be still a bit in training (as they seemed a bit unsure and all).
5.8 Okay
Cons: Not beachfront, food was expensive, no cleaning of the room in 4 days and no toiletries.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything! Great Sri Lankan breakfast with different options every day for our 3 day stay Great to have the pool there Very close to the beach and other good restaurants
Cons: N/A
8.3 Excellent
Pros: The staff and the owner are very friendly and helpful ! Rooms nice and food very correct and tasty, nice chef in the kitchen
Cons: Surroundings , beaches ( dirty ) but of one likes to walk ... ok
7.0 Good
Pros: Near beach wonderful location
Cons: Shower room was small have to develop and we have to open main gates every time when we go out with our own vehicle breakfast was good service have to improve. It's a good place for stay,
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The pool was really nice and it was close to the beach just not right on the beach which was a shame.
Cons: There was no shade around the pool which was really annoying given the heat. The lock on our door was also dodgy and the gap underneath meant that mosquitos easily got in. The breakfast also wasn’t great compared to others we had in Sri Lanka.
7.5 Good
Pros: Room simple but spacious and clean. 2 minutes walk to the beach. Nice local restaurants within walking distance.
Cons: Sea view blocked by foil on windows.
Anilana Nilaveli - Nilaveli - Building
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8.4 Excellent (529 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Anilana Nilaveli in Nilaveli, you'll be on the beach, within a 10-minute drive of Nilaveli Beach and Pigeon Island National Park. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
7.5 Good
Pros: Fantastic. Big modern hotel. Reception staff were awesome and location, right on beach was fab. Great value for money.
Cons: We ordered several meals from the restaurant. The service just seemed really slow. The food was a bit hit and miss too. I had a Caesar salad and it came with powered Parmesan and a dressing which spoiled the taste. Another night we just ordered dessert and while the curd and treacle was good....I ordered the caramelised bananas with cinnamon ice cream and puff pastry .....the bananas weren’t caramelised ....it came with vanilla ice cream (not cinnamon) and no puff pastry ....I complained and they did not charge me for that and it turned out they actually didn’t even have cinnamon ice cream. Another time we waited ten minutes for them to give us a menu....ten minutes at least for them to take our order and then another fifteen at least for our food and drinks. And there were only two tables of other people. The cuttlefish rings were good. We ended up eating elsewhere like Jungle Escape at Uga, when we could. Which was excellent. The breakfast buffet had stale pastries which was a waste of time. While I understand due to people numbers, things are being economised, I would suggest an A la carte menu for breakfast to reduce wastage and to make sure everything is quality. The hotel lost its liquor licence recently, so can not serve alcohol. Besides the restaurant the hotel was great....and great value for money.
9.5 Excellent
Pros: The hotel is a beautiful property with large, bright rooms that are very comfortable. The staff and service is exceptional, with a hands-on General Manager that made himself available at all times. The staff are knowledgeable of the area and were able to make good recommendations for sight-seeing excursions. The hotel made all our arrangements from start to finish without a single fault.
Cons: It would have been great if there was a gym on the property, but the two large pools were also lovely for swimming.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Staff was very friendly and helpful. They even continuously followed up our checking time, the route we selected etc. Rooms were clean, nice and spacious with comfortable sofas, sound systems which you can use external music sources. Amenities were ready not needed to request things as every thing were in place. There is no iron in rooms but it can get with a request. Two swimming pools. wider beach with beach next to the pool and volleyball court. Food is average. We got very attractive rate for this particular booking.
Cons: Out side air is smelly in some places even in balconies. Insect colony is there at the main building and insects are coming in to rooms when outside is dark. So need to keep room closed and cannot use balconies at that time. Sea view room also does not have much view of the sea as some trees in the beach interrupting.
7.0 Good
Pros: Not much people two pools Good restaurant and spa Pigeon island across the see tuk-tuk just outside hotel
Cons: No alcohol Money missing/stolen from our room Poolbar closed
8.3 Excellent
Pros: It is a good place to relax on a beautiful beach. Staff are great.
Cons: It is far far from the city, it takes 20 -25 minutes to Trincomalee. Poor WiFi
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Stunning location. Great pool. Great clean rooms. Beach calm, clean and quiet. Young, friendly staff.
Cons: Restaurant very warm as all the doors are open. Huge fans required to make it bearable but it is like eating out in a gale. Food pricey. No alcohol.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything amazing!
Cons: Nothing to declare.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Located in front of the pigeon island and it's the best place to stay in Nilaveli without a doubt. Staff was professional and friendly and attended all our requests immediately. Room was clean and cosy. Food was awesome too. Best part is the beach and the coral reef. Ideal place for diving or snorkeling.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Anilana was excellent! The hotel is beautiful and the staff are great. We had excellent service and the facilities are great.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: All was great. We recommend this hotel.
Nn Beach Hotel - Nilaveli - Building
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8.4 Excellent (353 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Facing the beachfront in Nilaveli, NN Beach Hotel has an outdoor pool and a bar. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk and room service, along with free WiFi. The hotel has a private beach area. à la carte and Full English/Irish breakfast options are available every morning at the hotel. Trincomalee is 14 km from NN Beach Hotel.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: The hotel is feets away from the beautiful Nilaveli beach and with a huge pool. We had the deluxe double room which is comfortable. The AC wasn’t working very well but the staff was very nice and tried to find solutions to accomodate us, and also gave us a discount. Very fair way to treat customers and highly appreciated. The food is pretty good and fresh.
Cons: The service is a bit slow in the restaurant. You can judge the impact of the “incident” on the tourist season by the limited choice available vs the menu. Hotel still in construction in some areas.
3.3 Mediocre
Pros: L0000ocation is nice . But foods rate s too much . Ths is not suitable for local customers. Also ground arrangements and cleanings are not standard levels . This place only for just earning money. Not for travellers Really sorry .
Cons: As I mentioned above
7.5 Good
Pros: Friendly staff, super comfy beds, nice bathrooms, good food
Cons: Felt a bit like a ghost town and slightly clinical. We stayed for nearly a week and the bar wasn’t open at any point. The hotel claims to have two bars but we weren’t able to get an alcoholic drink our whole time there. If you walk up the beach even a small amount away from the hotel it’s strewn with rubbish, obviously not the hotel’s fault but is sad and disappointing to see.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Beach is gorgeous, room was lovely - go for the bigger ones rather than sea view.
Cons: Property is still being developed so appears unfinished, but what is complete is good. Restaurant was not open for evening meal on second night. Needs some new sunbeds on beach.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Most beautiful beach in Sri lanka
Cons: Needs landscaping
9.3 Excellent
Pros: The hotel is situated right on the beachfront! Only a 20 meter walk from the room through a nice palm garden. Stayed in the deluxe double room which was beautiful, and the pool is nice. WiFi is good. Staff was so friendly. They are constructing new rooms and a beachfront bar which should be done in a few months (now July 2019) - looking great. Good value compared to other places in Nilaveli, though the area is a bit more expensive than the rest of Sri Lanka.
Cons: The beachside needs a few new sunbeds instead of the broken ones - sunbeds at the pool wouldn't hurt either :). Not many options for dinner around aside from the hotel restaurant, which however is good.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Large pool and great location right on a beautiful quiet beach. A warm welcome with fruit juice and an ice cold towel which was much needed after a long journey! Room was comfortable and clean, air con worked well. Staff were friendly.
Cons: Food was good although restaurant area lacked atmosphere, but it was very quiet when we were there. Building work is ongoing (this wasn't disruptive at all) and I am sure once complete this hotel will have a great buzz about it. Once the pool is fully developed it would be great to have some shaded seating areas here.
7.5 Good
Pros: Excellent service and friendly staff
7.0 Good
Pros: Staff, food, location, pool. Duminda at the front desk was very friendly and helpful. The food was really great. There is a super-sized pool, which would be great in the off season. The property had nice beach frontage; however, the fishing village was close by, which made one feel a bit isolated, specially at night.
Cons: The standard rooms were awful being super small, with barely enough room for two beds, and a very low ceiling. The ambience of the place was quite poor, with a few rooms scattered about, with a large space empty of foliage in the middle. The deluxe family room was good, but the access stairway was terrible. The locks to all three of the rooms we booked did not work properly. The property has clearly been designed without the benefit of an architect, which is a pity, given its great location.
6.8 Good
Pros: Location is good, food is perfect
Cons: hotel was under reconstruction, there was noise during the day
Thirumalai Park - Nilaveli - Building
10
8.4 Excellent (43 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Thirumalai park in Nilaveli, you'll be connected to a shopping center, within a 15-minute drive of Nilaveli Beach and Trincomalee War Cemetery. Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Free self parking is available onsite.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Everything
Cons: Mattresses are a bit worn out
8.8 Excellent
Pros: The upper floor 3 rooms were great for a family of seven.
Cons: No AC at the three upper floor rooms we occupied. Windows should have been bigger for ventilation.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Place is nice you can easily walk to the beach and to the many restaurants around
Cons: The wifi in the room was too weak
9.5 Excellent
Pros: This place is very very good, and the price is more than reasonable. What we liked the most where the green areas that make it a bit fresher compare to other accommodations in Trincomalee. The simple room we booked was clean and perfect. And the common terrace was great. The owner is very very kind, friendly and helpful. He even made some ayurvedic medicine for the injured finger of my boyfriend. Location is near the highway so you have to walk a bit to the beach, but still close. We would definitely come back here!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Good staff Best hospitality service Better place for relaxation
9.5 Excellent
Pros: The Restaurant was extraordinary. So delicious and very reasonable price. The waiter and the kitchen staff are super nice!
Cons: The room was really hot and there was no mosquito net
7.5 Good
Pros: “I enjoyed very much my stay in Thirumali park. Good Price, spectular service, clean and tidy room, nice breakfast, easy access to via public bus. I thank to all personel and especially the owner. I recommend everybody Hotel Thirumalai park nilaveli.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The host was nice and helpful, the place is beautiful and clean, will stay there again (:
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very clean, friendly staff and good location.
Rainbow Garden - Nilaveli - Building
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8.1 Excellent (68 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Rainbow Garden is set in Nilaveli, 17 km from Trincomalee. Free WiFi access is available. It provides a 24-hour front desk for the convenience of the guests. The units feature a seating area for your convenience. All rooms are fitted with a private bathroom with a bath or shower and bidet, with free toiletries provided. Free private parking is available on site. The guests can enjoy garden area. Guests can enjoy various activities in the surroundings, including snorkeling and diving. The guest house also offers bike hire and car hire.
6.3 Good
Pros: Nice place, kind and helpfull staff
Cons: wifi, the driver proposing the structure was inexperienced
9.5 Excellent
Pros: Quite and clean
8.3 Excellent
Pros: - Good value for money - Really nice beach, very quiet - Spacious room
Cons: - tried to reach the owner upon arrival via phone & email, but were not able to get in touch with anyone of the property (felt like they weren't prepared for our arrival at all) - Location is very quiet, nothing really to do except for beach time
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Very close to the beach. Room was clean and big, and you have a little terrace with view on the lagoon, which is nice to hang out during evenings.
Cons: Breakfast correct but light compared to all other experiences we had in Sri Lanka: some toasts with jam (no rotti), one egg and small fruit portion. They suggested us a trip to Pigeon Island for 10000 rps for two persons, but we could easily find directly on the beach for much cheaper price (ca 8200 rps without negotiation).
3.3 Mediocre
Pros: That we only had to stay for one night
Cons: - When we arrived there was only one towel for two guests. I asked a total of 4 (FOUR) times for one more, only for them to hand me a small ragged hand towel. - WIFI did not reach the room, despite the room description assuring us that it did. - As well as the bathroom not being suitable for barnyard animals, there were ants EVERYWHERE. - When I voiced my concerns with the manager we were argued down. We found him to be incredibly obtuse and obnoxious
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Rainbow Garden is a nice cosy place. It’s very calm at night even though it’s not far from the main road and the location is great for the beach, just a short walk away. Breakfast was really good and the host was really nice. Not a lot of place to eat dinner so you will need to get a tuktuk ride to the restaurants but they were cheap so no problem for us. Overall it’s a good place to stay
7.5 Good
Cons: Rooms to be cleaned each day.
9.3 Excellent
Pros: The place was so quiet that we decided to stay one more night! The boy was really nice and helpful...and the kottu rottu incredibly tasty!!! We would repeat!
5.8 Okay
Pros: Rooms were clean and had a nice table area outside the room
Cons: Location is a long way from where everything is going on in Nilaveli
Nilaveli Hybrid Holiday Hotel - Nilaveli - Building
12
8.0 Excellent (108 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Nilaveli Hybrid Holiday Hotel features a garden, bar, a shared lounge and terrace in Nilaveli. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk and room service, along with free WiFi. Staff on site can arrange airport transfers. Buffet and American breakfast options are available daily at the hotel. The area is popular for cycling, and bike hire and car hire are available at Nilaveli Hybrid Holiday Hotel. Trincomalee is 15 km from the accommodation.
7.5 Good
Pros: This hotel cleaning is good . Service condition is good .
Cons: Summing pool is need .
9.5 Excellent
Pros: Staff were polite and attentive. Breakfast was great. The bedroom extremely clean, large and cool. There was everything that you would need in the bedroom including a/c and a fan. Bathroom excellent. There was an outside seating area which was a nice place to relax. Owner very kindly allowed us to book out later so that we could get the most out of our last day
Cons: The restaurant was closed whilst we there but there were several nice places nearby to eat.
9.5 Excellent
Pros: Good hotel and personal. Clean, good breakfast, comfortable big rooms.
Cons: Beach is far
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Comfortable beds bar close by few restaurants 200-500m away, friendly and helpful staff
Cons: To far from the beach, breakfast could improve
5.5 Okay
Pros: The location
Cons: The service and breakfast were very poor
8.8 Excellent
Pros: The staff was very friendly.Room was clean and comfortable.
Cons: Internet speed was very low.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Really nice and clean room, nice and helpful people, bar
Cons: 10 - 15 min walk from the beach and restaurants
9.5 Excellent
Pros: The staff were excellent and the hotel was extremely clean They would do anything to keep you satisfied and the rooms are great
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff was very friendly and helped us in every possible way. The hotel is pretty new, it’s very clean and the A/C and fan works very well. We had a very good freshly-cooked breakfast in the morning. We liked our stay so much we ended up staying 3 more nights. The rooms come with everything: soap, towels, blankets, mirror, hot water, etc. Far from Trincomalee but very close to the Nilaveli beach. Great for a getaway or for divers.
Cons: Nothing bad.
5.5 Okay
Pros: The room was fairly cheap, but as they say “you get what you pay for” Staff made an effort.
Cons: Hotel lack atmosphere, but we were there in the quiet season. The room was pleasant and would have judged as clean until we noticed the stains on the bedsheets. Which is never particularly pleasant. Although they did not smell.
Blue Whale Nilaveli - Nilaveli - Building
13
7.9 Good (317 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Offering a barbecue and a private beach area, Blue Whale Nilaveli is set in Nilaveli, 12 km from Trincomalee. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Free private parking is available on site. Some rooms feature a seating area to relax in after a busy day. A terrace or balcony are featured in certain rooms. Each room is equipped with a private bathroom equipped with a shower. Blue Whale Nilaveli features free WiFi. There is a 24-hour front desk at the property. You can engage in various activities, such as diving and fishing.
7.0 Good
Pros: Location is good, just 2 minutes to walk to beautiful Nilaveli Beach A/C has quiet night mode, good sleeping. Wide beds with good mattrass Good breakfast, kind and helpful staff
Cons: The room not spacious, is equipped with very old furniture, it is not so clean, particularly the bathroom. WiFi does not work in rooms, only at the reception.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: comfi rooms with hot water! would recommend this place as it is close to the beach Good breakfast too
Cons: no mosquito net
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Very helpful staff.
Cons: Poor internet connection
9.3 Excellent
Pros: Motel style accommodation. Good size room with comfy bed (actually 2 beds pushed together), good breakfast and located very close to the beach. Staff very friendly. Dinner at nearby beach restaurant, organized by hotel, very nice and good value. Good wifi, no hot water but not needed.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Exceptional
Cons: Very quiet place and nicely arranged. I will recommand it to friends. The breakfast is too much.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: It is near the beach and was clean , comfortable .
Cons: Nothing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Fantastic staff - the guy on reception was brilliant and incredibly helpful (I think his name was thivep). Rooms very clean and comfortable. 1 minute away from the beach. Beds are SO comfy. Breakfast is huge and really really good - mix of western and Sri Lanka foods with very good tea.
Cons: Nothing
5.5 Okay
Cons: from the hotel nilavely beach is very close
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Good location, comfortable beds, good breakfast
Cons: It's a bit noisy in the mornings
10.0 Excellent
Pros: It's a nice place which close to the beach. The staff is very kind and responsible. There are two big dogs inside very quiet and cute. I spent two nights here, the service was very good and the room was very clean with AC. The breakfast was very nice and abundant. I highly recommend this hotel, the service here is absolutely excellent quality and responsible price.
Gopalapuram Guest House - Nilaveli - Building
14
7.9 Good (123 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Gopalapuram Guest House offers accommodation in Nilaveli. The guest house has a terrace and views of the garden, and guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant. Some rooms feature a seating area where you can relax. A terrace or balcony are featured in certain rooms. Rooms are fitted with a private bathroom fitted with a shower. You will find a 24-hour front desk at the property. Guests can enjoy various activities in the surroundings, including snorkeling and diving.
6.3 Good
Pros: Great location! 5 min walking to the beach. The room was basic with small beds (I’m 188 and didn’t fit). But it had a mosquito net and was clean. The bathroom was clean and the water was hot (although not heated). The breakfast was simpel but ok. If you just need a basic clean room, this is it. The big plus is the cheap price!
Cons: The staff wasn’t very helpfull. We asked the local price for a tuktuk to trincomalee and they said it was 800rs. With a little negotiation we easily got 500rs. If you are staying at a hotel, the host has to give you good advise!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Location is perfect, breakfast is included . Hosts are wonderful, sorted us a great deal to go to pigeon island when everyone else was charging double. Very clean and room was beautiful with our own porch. Beers available. WATER PRESSURE is amazing and warm!
8.8 Excellent
Pros: The staff were very welcoming and the complimentary Sri Lankan breakfast was delicious. Short walk to the beach and a fe restaurants near by. Basic but comfortable room :)
4.3 Okay
Pros: Location is nice, 200 meters from the beach. They do their best to maintain the garden.
Cons: When we arrived they said that our family room was not available. They offered us 2 other rooms and we agreed after a long trip. Later we find out that the rooms they offered us were much cheaper then our origanal booked family room. The rooms were much smaller and hotter. The matras was very old, thin, very small (1.30) and short (1.85). My husband is 1.87 and could'nt stretch out. They didn't care. We have to put the bed against the wall and put the matras on the floor, to allow him to stretch. There was no AC in the room, and it was very hot, bathroom was dirty and the toilet didn't flush very well. No hot water. The owner looks not very interested in the guests, and would'nt allow us to switch to a room with a bigger bed. We are used to basic travelling but this was really bad. We make arrangement about going to pigeon island and in the morning it was 1000 lr more expensive then he told us in the evening before. The far more comfortabele family room was empty for the tree days we stayed...Most unpleasant experience in Sri Lanka till now.
9.3 Excellent
Pros: Close to the beach, cosy rooms, really nice breakfast and friendly staff with lots of smiles.
Cons: Wifi didn't work in the room.
6.8 Good
Pros: Close to the beach. Also some restaurants around this property
Cons: Small room. And also, the balcony is for everyone. Our bathroom door were broken
8.3 Excellent
Pros: The owners are friendly, breakfast was nice and the location great (100m to the beach). Except the bed I totally recommend the place.
Cons: The bed was really uncomfortable. I know it's normal to have hard mattresses but this one was even worse. The bed was also too short with boundaries in the end. With my 185cm a problem..
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The room was incredibly clean and in a fantastic location- just 2 minutes from the beach. The owner was so kind and generous- he helped organise our laundry. Would definitely stay again!
Cons: The WiFi didn’t quite reach the room but the connection was really strong near the main house so that was fine
8.3 Excellent
Pros: A really friendly helpfull Owner
9.3 Excellent
Pros: Great owners, very helpful. Nice calm place
Cafe Nilaveli - Nilaveli - Bedroom
15
8.1 Excellent (30 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Located in Nilaveli, 16 km from Trincomalee, Cafe Nilaveli provides a garden and free WiFi. There is a fully equipped private bathroom with shower and free toiletries. At the homestay you will find a restaurant serving Asian cuisine. Cafe Nilaveli offers a terrace. Both a bicycle rental service and a car rental service are available at the accommodation.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: - Location; just 2 mins walk to the beach. Turn left at the beach and you will find the boats to Pigeon Island - The owner does his very best to help in his way. Speaks very good English as well. He was so kind and helpful and made the best food for lunch&dinner! Very good cooking skills. - The owner also provided free breakfast which was a total surprise to us. So that’s definitely a plus. - The garden is so big and beautiful. We were sitting on our veranda and we spotted some blackfaced monkeys! - There is a lovely dog at the property who doesn’t belong to the owner, but can stay there all day. Please give the dog some of your leftovers :-) - Mosquito net and a powerful fan right above the bed.
Cons: - WiFi wasn’t working properly but it was no problem for us. - the sheets were washed clean but there were a few stains on it. Although it was clean, I would recommend the owner to use some new sheets.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: The place is very close to the wonderful beach. The garden where we have taken very tasty meals prepared by a friendly host is peaceful. Early in the morninig, if you have chance you can see monkeys having fun in the garden :) The host speaks very well english and will help you if you need.
Cons: Sometimes, we waited a long time to have meal but when we were served, we didn't care anymore !
7.0 Good
Pros: Very close to the beach, the owner is a very good person and we had good breakfast. Good wifi.
Cons: It was not really clean, especially the toilet, the water drain from the sink goes on the shower floor.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: The location is great (but use Google maps to get to the right location!). Also we loved the welcome and the owner is a great cook!
Cons: A few cockroaches (not too bad though!)
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Lovely quiet place close to the beach, nice host and great breakfast
7.5 Good
Pros: Staff have excellent English. The hostel is 2 minute walk from the beach
Cons: There were many holes in the mosquitoes nets, the pillows also look like they do not get washed
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Simple and essential accommodation. Good owner, nice garden, good food, good position, good price.
7.5 Good
Pros: Cheap, clean, good wifi, big fan, nice garden and terrace, staff nice and helpful, near from the beach (5 min walk) , near from Nilaa restaurant ( good one!)
Cons: Warm, hot in the room, noisy fan
8.3 Excellent
Pros: this guesthouse is the ideal starting point for your beachy adventures. the place itself; niavelli doesnt look that spectaculare and the beach can be crowded with locals but the guesthouse is a beautifull oase due to its really nice garden. The location is furthermore ideal for some day trips like biking (just ask the host) to the more designated beach areas up north or a visit to pigeon island. Besides this we will remember this place in a special manner due to the host his cooking skills. The host is a really talented cook! For sure he made the best dishes we ate during our stay in Sri Lanka.
7.5 Good
Pros: Amazing host, great location next door to the beach!
Sunthara Villa - Nilaveli - Building
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7.9 Good (64 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With the beauty of nature as its backdrop, our guesthouse will offer you a tranquil beach escape that provides all the comfort of home with the flair and amenities We are a small guesthouse hidden in a sleepy seaside village, Nilaveli. We have 6 private rustic double rooms with their own tea making facilities. A twin double rooms with shared bathroom perfect for friends or family sharing. We have different rates for different rms. Our rooms starting price are $30 US per night. A simple breakfast is included in the room price. We do try cater to any dietary requirements We do not have any televisions in our rooms as we solely concentrate on natural remedies for life and giving you an experience you will never forget. Each room has a common varanda with air conditioning and attached bathroom.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: Very close to the beach. Access to the fridge and kitchen were the bonus. The manager kindly allowed us late checkout which helped us a lot before traveling further. Quiet location and we slept very well both nights. Cheap and tasty restaurant was just next door. Good WiFi connection.
Cons: Humidity in the room and we couldn't open the windows to get fresh air (but we had AC). No hanger in the bathroom.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very nice location and 2 minutes to walk to the beach.very nice host and helping all. Good and delicious breakfast. I would like to stay again, because cheap and best rooms.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very nice location and closed to the beach. Host is very helpful and providing nice breakfast.
7.5 Good
Pros: Great location really close to the beach! Good breakfast every morning. Best WiFi that we had in Sri Lanka
Cons: We did not get any clean towels over our 4 night stay..
9.5 Excellent
Pros: The staff was superb
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very good host helped us. Warmly welcome when our arrival. Breakfast is very delicious and is very best of our room cost with breakfast. The garden is very nice and the rooms were very clean. Overall this property is very calm to stay.
Cons: The room is best but make do more facilities in room.
3.3 Mediocre
Pros: It s not a actual hotel photoes in site
7.0 Good
Pros: the owner was really friendly and helpful fantastic location within 2minutes walk to the beach very laid back, so you have the feeling of living a village life you can also choose local breakfast which was delicious the fruits for breakfast are from the owners garden; they were fantastic
Cons: only cold water the rooms are a bit used up
3.3 Mediocre
Pros: Nothing
Cons: The service was bad, the staff did not pick up the phone, wifi was not working. The place looked abandoned as staff members did not take care of the place
10.0 Excellent
Pros: hotel is excellent. very closed beach. staff is friendly. we spent our leisure time with unlimited freedom. room is very clean . very good and comfortable. please select this hotel for your valuble vacation in nilaweli.
Surya Lagoon - Nilaveli
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9.7 Excellent (4 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Situated in Nilaveli, 15 km from Trincomalee, Surya Lagoon features a garden and free WiFi. The bed and breakfast offers a continental or Asian breakfast. Surya Lagoon offers a terrace. There is a shared lounge at this property and guests can go cycling nearby.
9.5 Excellent
Pros: Quiet location with an extensive garden and only 4 rooms! Peace without the usual hotel crowds!
Cons: No comfortable garden seating (suggest some cane outdoor furniture which can be moved around). No fans in the common areas and no chairs in the bedrooms... No where to sit and read.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Amazing, no other words to describe the place. The location is by the lagoon, in a quite and vast park, away from the busy part of Nilaveli. Access to Nilaveli Beach Hotel is a plus!
Cons: Nothing...we would have stayed much longer!
Island Breeze Inn - Nilaveli - Bedroom
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8.3 Excellent (13 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Island Breeze Inn is situated in Nilaveli and has a garden and a shared lounge. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk and room service, along with free WiFi. The rooms come with a patio. At the hotel, rooms include a desk. Featuring a private bathroom with a shower and free toiletries, rooms at Island Breeze Inn also boast a garden view. At the accommodation, the rooms include a seating area. The area is popular for cycling, and car hire is available at Island Breeze Inn. Trincomalee is 17 km from the hotel.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: we loved our stay there. Sushi was really welcoming, we felt right at home. Her garden is lovely and the whole place was so relaxing. And the food was really awesome! we had curry and rice and it was so delicious.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: One of the favourite hotels we stayed during our time in Sri Lanka! The Island Breeze Inn is a real gem, an absolute delight!. The view from the outside was inviting and we were warmly welcomed by Sushi (hotel proprietor) upon our arrival. Sushi is a warm personality, the staff was extremely friendly..We had one great evening here. Beautiful Nilaveli beach is less than 100M away! Beautiful scenery and the environment was quiet and peaceful. This was not rated as a 5 star hotel, but the atmosphere made us feel like if it really was a 4/5 star hotel. Our room was very large and pleasantly clean! All respect for Sushi who does a great job here! A true sample of an excellent hospitality! Thanks Sushi!
Bliss Bay Nilaveli - Nilaveli - Building
19
7.7 Good (88 reviews)
Overview Reviews
Located in Nilaveli, Bliss Bay Nilaveli is a 1-minute drive from Nilaveli Beach and 14 minutes from Pigeon Island National Park. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
9.3 Excellent
Pros: The room was a nice bungalow, simple but with all the essentials (AC, comfy bed, spacious enough). It is on the very side of Nilaveli's beach, so it was very calm. The hosts were helpful and very friendly.
Cons: Unless all you want is staying at the beach you absolutely need need some kind of transport (and the proper sri lankan license!)
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Thoroughly enjoyed my stay at Bliss Bay Hotel. I found the hotel to provide delicious food, the room is a good size, clean with a comfortable bed, welcoming and helpful staff and the hotel is located in very peaceful environment with the sea right on your doorstep. I would book again and highly recommend it to everyone who plan on staying in Nilaveli and even in Trinchomalee (very close by)
Cons: I do not have anything bad to say about this place.
3.3 Mediocre
Pros: the diner was nice, lovely food but had to order in advance to make sure to have a diner
Cons: No WIFI, room was dark and dirty, the manager was pretty agressive when we asked about the wi fi connection, i do not recommand this place, it is deserted , not well looked after and empty, the bedroom are old and dirty
7.5 Good
Pros: Location is perfect!
Cons: All good!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The beautiful area of Bliss Bay is situated right at the beach and it's very calm and relaxed there. We had everything we needed and even got to know a very special and peaceful place. The hosts were very nice and helped us where they could. 10 out of 10.
7.0 Good
Pros: Owner (+ staff) is very thoughtful and makes you feel welcome. The location is very spacious.
Cons: I always miss some shelfs or enough closet space to unpack my things. When you are staying 4 nights you don't want to live out of your backpack.
6.3 Good
Pros: Chanu is great guy. Helpfull and kind.
Cons: Too expensive for what you get
7.5 Good
Pros: A quiet location right on the beach. It felt safe. The water was calm and ideal for children
Cons: The restaurant was limited. A pricey place to stay with a family as they did not have family rooms where we could stay together.
9.5 Excellent
Pros: We had a really enjoyable stay, lovely chalet 50m from the beach. Great location at far south end of Nilaveli beach. A few sun loungers outside the hotel itself on the beach and the far south end of Nilaveli beach. Walked down to Nilaveli Diving centre to arrange a trip to Pigeon Island. Great food, you have to order your dinner by 4pm. We walked 5 mins up the beach to That’s Why beach bar for drinks and dinner.
Cons: The hosts were relatively helpful but we wanted to go to Pigeon Island and were told to arrange it with them in the morning. In the morning they that there tours were basically fully booked for that day which wasn’t helpful!
3.3 Mediocre
Pros: Location only.
Cons: In my life, Worst wash room. Worst breakfast. Worst dirty bed.
The Red Keep - Nilaveli - Building
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7.5 Good (29 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at The Red Keep in Nilaveli, you'll be a 2-minute drive from Nilaveli Beach and 7 minutes from Pigeon Island National Park. Free self parking is available onsite.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Really great place which is close to most hotspots, my purpose was to be close to the position diving center and this was place was just a walk away. So it was perfect.
Cons: But I would like them to improve on the facilities a bit more & everything would be perfect
6.8 Good
Pros: Very close to everything around
Cons: The hostel manager isn't around most of the day and it's nearly impossible to get help if you need anything
9.5 Excellent
Pros: Host was amazing, gave us everything we needed and always went the extra mile to help us.
6.8 Good
Pros: The man that worked there knows a friend who will take you to pigeon island for 3500 RS. Per person. If you're in Trincomalee you should definitely take this tour.
Cons: The bathroom was a bit dirty and old.
5.5 Okay
Pros: It's just 5-10 minutes walk to the beach and the standard international breakfast has been fine. The room was very easy, but clean. The manager was kind, but introverted.
Cons: Beside the bed there hasn't been any furniture and we missed the mosquito net. The water pressure in the only shower for all the rooms was low, so we struggled to wash away the sand. All in all the bathroom wasn't really clean.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The owner was friendly and helpful, rooms were basic but nice and clean, the whole nilaveli beach area is fairly quiet, this place is only a short tuktuk ride away or 10 min beach walk away from the main restaurant area. Good value for money, also his dog is so lovely and sweet and loves lots of cuddles
Cons: Be careful, the colourful towels when wet will stain clothes or bedsheets
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Cheap, clean, simple, short walk to the beach, very friendly staff, store nearby, quiet, really good wifi.
Cons: No sink in the bathroom, no mosquitonets, not too many restaurants nearby but this is kinda all of Nilaveli. Otherwise nice.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Good place to stay. Nice people.
Cons: Almost no contact with the local family that lived there.