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    Trinco Blu by Cinnamon

    Sampative Post, Upuvali, Trincomalee 31000, Sri Lanka
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    • Excellent37%
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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Beautiful location with sea view. Having good sandy beach and excellent choices in sea food. Staffs are pleasant and always ready to assist. Relax is best here and tour later with some historic and religion . Had a good crab masala and grilled snappers .fresh...More

    Thank Thanaraj S
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    We stayed at this hotel 3 nights. Our stay included breakfast and dinner. The hotel was under repair when we visited it. The front entrance was hoarded off and we had to enter from the side. The selection of food was very good and was...More

    Thank shanil_fernando
    Response from Sylvester H, Front Office Manager at Trinco Blu by CinnamonResponded 3 days ago

    Dear Guest, Many thanks for taking the time to share your review of your stay at the Trinco blu by cinnamon We thank you for giving us an opportunity to serve you. We are delighted to note that we met your expectation about the buffet....More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The hotel itself is lovely and clean, and I can't fault the staff. Breakfast buffet was good and had a wide variety. However, the dinner buffet, although fairly large, was very expensive. Myself and my friend on one night had the buffet and one bottle...More

    Thank Tasnim K
    Response from Sylvester H, Front Office Manager at Trinco Blu by CinnamonResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Guest, It was a great pleasure to have you staying with us and we would like to thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback on your recent stay at our hotel. While we are happy to note your positive...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    First of all, all the rooms face the ocean which is wonderful so everyone gets a glimpse of the beauty. It's a really gorgeous big place. Love the cheeky peacock that roams around the grounds and couldn't help but feed it even though there are...More

    Thank Amber L
    Response from Sylvester H, Front Office Manager at Trinco Blu by CinnamonResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for your excellent feedback pertaining to your recent stay at The Trinco blu by Cinnamon. We are indeed very pleased at the way you describe your experience at the hotel and such commendable remarks makes us extremely proud of the kind...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Came to the hotel and first thing we see is construction. Welcome was just below average for this type of hotel. The property it self is beautiful. Pool and beach was great. Muralitharan at the pool did an amazing job. They put up the red...More

    Thank Kingpin S
    Response from Sylvester H, Front Office Manager at Trinco Blu by CinnamonResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Guest. Many thanks for taking the time to share your review of your stay at the Trinco blu by cinnamon As we pride ourselves in offering the highest levels of care and hospitality to all our guests, we are delighted to hear that you...More

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    Isuru D
    Hi, Thank you very much for the detailed post. Your review and a few past reviews have helped me to plan my trip better. My family and I (6 adults and our 9 months old baby) are travelling to trincomalee for 3nights as a part of our family vacation. The cigarette smoke in the room alarmed me of the serious issues there can be in the ventilation / ac systems especially with having an infant with us. The other reason being I having a number of previous comments on cats, dogs and crows in the dining area/ restaurant raises serious concerns about hygiene and the level of attentiveness of the hotel management. ( This unhygenic environment can make some one ill and even cause serious health) I cant thank you enough for this review and I have clearly made up my mind on NOT TO STAY at this hotel. (the content on the reviews are stressing me already, imagine what it will be to face the scenario with a 9 month old baby) I think the hotel management is just copy pasting a general response and have not taken adequate time and effort to personally address the concerns raised in the feedback. The cats,dogs and the crows in the restaurant has been posted over a long period of times by multiple number of guests. This shows how badly this property is managed. Im affiliated with the presidents office and I will assure the relevant government authorities visit the premises and provide a detailed report. I will publish it on TripAdvisor for perusal of the future users. Thank you soo much and thank you all for the valuable feedback and TripAdvisor for having a platform that protects travelers from such situations. Many Thanks
    18 November 2017|
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    Response from Mike F | Reviewed this property |
    Trinco Blu have a problem with crows/ravens and have a guy with a catapult to keep them away. There are two cats that live in the dining area, but they are not wild nor pests. Never seen a cow in the hotel, nor a dog.
    25 October 2017|
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    Response from Randy N | Reviewed this property |
    Yes you can certainly snorkel at the beach. There is not a LOT to see there but the water is calm enough to be able to swim around and see some fish. Have a great trip!!
    25 October 2017|
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    Response from Supun F | Reviewed this property |
    Nope. You have to visit Pigeon Islannd for snorkelling. They provide packages for that. RATES: 2-3 Pax (2 pax minimum) - USD 60 per person 4 Pax & Above - USD 50 per person For more information visit their web site.
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