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Yangon (Rangoon)
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel is a bit tired. Lovely beachfront location including cows on the beach at sunset. Safe swimming. Easy access to Pigeon Island if you're in to diving and snorkelling. Spa treatment prices a lot more expensive than India,Vietnam,Myanmar,Cambodia. Don't walk too far north along the beach as there's a navy base with a fence and armed guards. Saw black-faced grey...

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2Thank Chris S
Munich, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms were, very tastefully decorated and I loved the wooden furniture. Fabulous pristine beach and hotel blends in to the surroundings. Bony the beach attendant is doing a good job. Also the front desk Team. I must mention that the Hotel Manager Eraj often went out of his way to help us and meet our needs. . We have been...

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2Thank frankmebane
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently stayed there for 03 nights. The place is beautifully and well maintained, the staff were very helpful, polite and friendly. We had a balcony room with over looking nice sea view.The view from the room was really something special and it was a lovely spot for morning coffee/tea, an afternoon drink or simply reading or taking in the...

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3Thank Ramasitha
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beach area was the best part of this hotel - it was a nice quiet, peaceful beach with no-one attempting to sell you anything. Helpful hotel staff with towels and setting up beach chairs around umbrellas. Nice water to swim in also. The hotel however left much to be desired. The bathrooms were the main issue - they were...

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1Thank brett153
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we first reached to hotel, we were greeted by a wonderful friendly front staff. Hotel was well maintained and we received a wonderful service from the staff during our stay. It’s good if Chef can add some Sri Lankan fruits ( mango, jambu, passion fruit etc) to the buffet. We had a wonderful time with the boat ride and...

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2Thank vinodkumarana36
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful hotel with a picture-perfect beach and excellent team and service. We chose it for a quiet escape for vacation with our friend at Sri Lanka. Internet was bit slow in the lobby. The seven hour drive from Colombo was worth it, and the drive is through beautiful and fascinating scenery. Everything handled and welcoming by manager...

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3Thank stelcosa
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having traveled to many and hotels I can honestly say this is one of the finest beach resorts. I have experienced. From the service to the food, the Managers greeting you and waving you goodbye personally, every detail is thought of a truly amazing place. Staff remembered our names and preferences, and went out of their way to assist and...

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2Thank stephenanthoney5
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel for 2 nights. The rooms were very spacious and had all the amenities. The beds were very comfortable. The view from the rooms overlooking the pool and on to the sea was very relaxing. The meals during lunch were ala carte. For breakfast and dinner meals there was a decent buffet spread. Management attends to...

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7Thank steuartanne314
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During our honeymoon we wanted a break after visiting so many places. it was the perfect hideout from the noise and people. Front staff escorted us to the room with cheerful welcome. the service is above and beyond the welcoming every single day at breakfast and at dinner with the palm. Enjoyed lunch at open air restaurant under a huge...

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8Thank clara7772017
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful beaches.impressive sunrise.swimming pool is very clean.the performance is not good enough swimming pool man.he always expected me in smoking.rooms quite.those old modern.great food.some items very weak controls.ex:garden.no good hospitality workers.sea side rooms are perfect.spa massage excellent.experienced therapist.spa bed difficult.not that the activities of.no gyms.no billiard.light beautiful holiday location...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pigeon Island is located north of Trincomalee, off Nilaveli, one of the finest beaches in Sri Lanka. It offers 38 rooms (A/C), including suite rooms all of which have mini bar, internet, satellite TV facilities as further entertainment. Some of its amenities include spa and fitness center for adults, and play area for children, reading corner, and a secure outdoor playground for children. Scuba Diving ,Snorkeling,Fishing, Trolling,Whale Watching, Dolphin Watching,Catamaran Yacht for daily rent out, Romantic Dinners organized by the resort on a yacht or at the Beach (through reservations) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pigeon Island Beach Resort

Address: 11th Milepost, Nilaveli 31010, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Eastern Province > Nilaveli
Price Range: €70 - €240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pigeon Island Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 38
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Also Known As:
Pigeon Island Hotel Nilaveli
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Very few sea-view rooms”
 of 5 bubbles frankmebane, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“sew view rooms are the best”
 of 5 bubbles Ramasitha, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the beach end for views”
 of 5 bubbles brett153, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Difficult to book sea view rooms, most of the rooms facing pool area”
 of 5 bubbles vinodkumarana36, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Upper floor rooms with balcony”
 of 5 bubbles stelcosa, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
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