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Western Ireland, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have tried most of the top hotels on the island. Last year we stayed for 2 days and some areas were under renovation. We were not disappointed this time! We had a nice surprise on arrival, and we got a room with private balcony and with view of the sea. The rooms are very well appointed. The grounds of...

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2Thank danielwiliams355
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The room really needs a lot of attention especially the bathroom there ;it was not cleaned properly and the doors in the hotel need to be renovated .the food is reasonable where we get reasonable varieties of food in the buffet.the beach area at the back is very neat and idle for couples .the housekeeping needs an improvement .it was...

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1Thank Govinath G
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our check in was smooth. Rooms were ready for us and they were very well maintained and comfortable. Food was average at times and very good at times. Beach is beautiful and within easy access of the hotel. Some of the staff could be a little more courteous and obliging. Overall a very pleasant experience for us, parents & young...

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2Thank Nimo75
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have had a wonderful and enjoyable experience whilst staying here. Peaceful location, great staff, kind and helpful always smiling ready and willing to help you. The beach is amazing, the food even more served with great presentation.

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3Thank Dan R
Yangon (Rangoon)
Reviewed 17 March 2017 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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3Thank Chris S
Munich, Germany
Reviewed 7 March 2017

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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4Thank frankmebane
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 4 March 2017

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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4Thank Ramasitha
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 March 2017

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 2 March 2017

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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3Thank vinodkumarana36
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 March 2017

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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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • 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
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: ₹ 5,575 - ₹ 32,154 (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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Pigeon Island Hotel Nilaveli
Pigeon Island Beach Resort Sri Lanka/Eastern Province
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“Ask for a room with sea view. If money allows, upgrade to a suite room, it is worthwhile!”
danielwiliams355, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Very few sea-view rooms”
frankmebane, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
“sew view rooms are the best”
Ramasitha, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the beach end for views”
brett153, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Difficult to book sea view rooms, most of the rooms facing pool area”
vinodkumarana36, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
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