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Top 10 Hotels in Jaffna

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3.5 out of 5
per night
19 Sep-20 Sep
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)

"Thambu Illam is a peaceful sanctuary hidden away in Jaffna. With four lovely rooms in a gorgeous courtyard property, it’s a wonderful space to relax after a day’s exploring. The pool is lovely, the accommodation comfortable and the location perfect. But best of all is the service: Chandranathan and ..."…"

Reviewed on 27 Apr 2019

Thambu Illam
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3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
per night
30 Sep-1 Oct
Lakshmi Mahal Jaffna
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3 out of 5
240 Temple Road, Nallur, Jaffna
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3.8/5Good! (14 reviews)
Great place....

"Great sophisticated place!"…"

Reviewed on 7 Jun 2018

Jaffna Heritage Villa
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3 out of 5
298 Arasadi Road Nallur, Jaffna, NP
per night
30 Sep-1 Oct
Nallur Holidays Inn
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4 out of 5
257, K.K.S Road, Kokuvil, Jaffna
Free cancellation
per night
30 Sep-1 Oct
4.7/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)

"Not much choice for vegetarians first day we only had fruits for dinner no vegetarian soup or alternatives"…"

Reviewed on 24 Apr 2019

FOX JAFFNA by Fox Resorts
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4 out of 5
37, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Jaffna
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
per night
19 Sep-20 Sep
4.5/5Wonderful! (82 reviews)

"Service and hospitality is excellent , location also convenient for everything. Definitely I will choose this hotel again and recommend to my friends"…"

Reviewed on 10 Sep 2019

Jetwing Jaffna
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3.5 out of 5
Station Road, Jaffna, Jaffna District
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
per night
30 Sep-1 Oct
4.3/5Excellent! (40 reviews)

"It.is a very clean hotel and easy to find. It is probably the best hotel in Jaffna - very limited choice available."…"

Reviewed on 24 Aug 2019

North Gate by Jetwing
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3.5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
per night
30 Sep-1 Oct
3.3/5 (6 reviews)

"Food tastes and services bad but pool very good and clean"…"

Reviewed on 14 Sep 2019

Tilko Jaffna City Hotel
3 out of 5
Free cancellation
per night
30 Sep-1 Oct
4.3/5Excellent! (3 reviews)
Good value for Jaffna

"Very nice staff. The tuk tuk tour was really interesting and even came to take us back to the Blue Whale after our evening meal at no charge .First class service ( he also works at the Hotel )"…"

Reviewed on 5 Jul 2018

3.5 out of 5
148/10 Railway Station Road, Jaffna
per night
30 Sep-1 Oct
3.8/5Good! (30 reviews)

"Very friendly staff and very attentive. Resturant facilities were excellent but would like more choices for vegetatians One issue was noise from the bar/ resurant during night time was quite loud."…"

Reviewed on 11 May 2019

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Visiting Jaffna

Visitors to Jaffna are sure to enjoy the restaurants. Tourists can also enjoy the city's temples, bars and festivals. In Jaffna, there are 28 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.

Sightseeing and Staying in Jaffna

The city is notable for landmarks like Sri Nagavihara International Buddhist Centre, Jaffna Clock Tower and Our Lady of Refuge Church. The city is well liked for its places to shop, and Jaffna Vegetable Market is a favourite for retail therapy. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Jaffna Fort and Jaffna Public Library.

As you plan your holiday getaway, you'll find 28 hotels and other lodging options to pick from in Jaffna. These are top ones based on our user reviews:

  • Jetwing Jaffna - This 4-star hotel features a restaurant, free WiFi and free parking. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its dining options and breakfast.
  • North Gate by Jetwing - Our customers like the dining options and beach locale at this hotel. With a stay at this 3.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi.
  • VALAMPURI HOTEL - This 3.5-star hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its dining options and clean, comfortable rooms.

Dressing for Jaffna

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 38°C during the day and 23°C at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 40°C, whilst the average at night is 27°C
  • July to September has daytime averages of 38°C with night-time averages of 27°C
  • Between October and December, you can expect daytime averages of 35°C and night-time averages of 24°C
  • About 838 millimetres of rain falls on Jaffna each year
  • Usually May and April are the hottest months with an average of 39°C, whereas January and February are often coldest, averaging 23°C

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