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Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
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Hotel Naaval
Hotel Naaval
7.4 Good
74/1 Mugathuwaram Road, Naavalady, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
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2.5 mi from city centre, Batticaloa 
GoodBased on 19 reviews
7.4

Naaval is located in Batticaloa and features free Wi-Fi. It also offers meeting rooms, an express check-in and check-out feature and a playground.

Hotel East Lagoon
Hotel East Lagoon
8.1 Excellent
Sinna Uppodai Road, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
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1.5 mi from city centre, Batticaloa 
ExcellentBased on 48 reviews
8.1

Located in Batticaloa, Hotel East Lagoon is within a 10-minute drive of SLAF Batticaloa and offers a Jacuzzi and a swimming pool. It provides 3.5-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

Riviera Resort
Riviera Resort
8.3 Excellent
New Dutch Bar Road, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
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1.5 mi from city centre, Batticaloa 
ExcellentBased on 294 reviews
8.3

Located in Batticaloa, Riviera Resort provides free Wi-Fi and a gym. It also offers an outdoor pool, a coffee bar and a kids club.

Naval Beach Villa
Naval Beach Villa
8.7 Excellent
School Road, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
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2.3 mi from city centre, Batticaloa 
ExcellentBased on 115 reviews
8.7

Providing a shuttle to SLAF Batticaloa, plus complimentary Wi-Fi, Naval Beach Villa & Rooms is a comfortable base in Batticaloa. It also provides a 24-hour reception, a swimming pool and a ticket service.

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Cheapest month:June
Most expensive month:July
Average price in Batticaloa:$18/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$6/night
Cheapest day:Wednesday
Most expensive day:Saturday
$12 - $27
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$6 - $24
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Cheapest hotels in Batticaloa, Batticaloa District

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Naval Beach Villa
Naval Beach Villa
8.7 Excellent
School Road, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
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2.3 mi from city centre,  

Providing a shuttle to SLAF Batticaloa, plus complimentary Wi-Fi, Naval Beach Villa & Rooms is a comfortable base in Batticaloa. It also provides a 24-hour reception, a swimming pool and a ticket service.

$9
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Riviera Resort
Riviera Resort
8.3 Excellent
New Dutch Bar Road, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
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1.5 mi from city centre,  

Located in Batticaloa, Riviera Resort provides free Wi-Fi and a gym. It also offers an outdoor pool, a coffee bar and a kids club.

$15
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Hotel Naaval
Hotel Naaval
7.4 Good
74/1 Mugathuwaram Road, Naavalady, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
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2.5 mi from city centre,  

Naaval is located in Batticaloa and features free Wi-Fi. It also offers meeting rooms, an express check-in and check-out feature and a playground.

$20
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Hotel East Lagoon
Hotel East Lagoon
8.1 Excellent
Sinna Uppodai Road, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka
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1.5 mi from city centre,  

Located in Batticaloa, Hotel East Lagoon is within a 10-minute drive of SLAF Batticaloa and offers a Jacuzzi and a swimming pool. It provides 3.5-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

$45
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Hotel prices in Batticaloa

2 stars and under
Riviera Resort
#1 Most popular

Riviera Resort

New Dutch Bar Road, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka

8.3 Excellent
$15

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#2 Most popular

Beni Beach Resort Batticaloa, Sri Lanka

8th Cross Street, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka

5.0 Okay
$16

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Naval Beach Villa
Best value

Naval Beach Villa

School Road, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka

8.7 Excellent
$9

Avg. per night

3 stars
Hotel East Lagoon
#1 Most popular

Hotel East Lagoon

Sinna Uppodai Road, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka

8.1 Excellent
$45

Avg. per night

Hotel Chathuna
#2 Most popular

Hotel Chathuna

No 167 Bar Road,Batticaloa, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka

$22

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Hotel Naaval
Best value

Hotel Naaval

74/1 Mugathuwaram Road, Naavalady, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka

7.4 Good
$20

Avg. per night

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Where to stay in Batticaloa

About Batticaloa

Surrounded by palm-fringed lagoons and picturesque beaches, Batticaloa (“Batti” for short) is a laid-back island city on Sri Lanka’s east coast. It’s an important commercial hub in the region and home to the Eastern University of Sri Lanka. Batticaloa is also famed for its “singing fish”.

Things to do

Discover the local history at the Dutch Fort, a Portuguese-built landmark that was captured by the Dutch in 1638. It is perched atop the eastern tip of the island, with its four bastions protected by the waters of the Batticaloa Lagoon. Soak up the spectacular views from one of the watchtowers and admire the historic cannons while learning about the fort’s tumultuous history.

The Batticaloa Lagoon is a destination in itself, with its extensive mangrove swamps attracting a huge diversity of water birds. Fed by several small rivers, the lagoon is linked to the Bay of Bengal by two narrow channels and traversed by a number of impressive bridges. Join a guided boat tour to explore its scenic waters, with a highlight being the melodic sound of the lagoon’s “singing fish” between April and September.

For a day at the beach, make the short drive north from Batticaloa to Pasikuda, a wide stretch of sand that overlooks an azure bay. Backed by swaying coconut and palmyra palms, it’s an idyllic setting for swimming, canoeing and kite surfing. A short boat ride offshore lies the Irachchal Coral Reef, which is best explored while snorkelling or freediving.

Getting around

Batticaloa International Airport is the main gateway to Batticaloa and has regular flights to Colombo. Trains from the Sri Lankan capital connect to the Batticaloa railway station while buses access the surrounding towns and villages. Batticaloa is small enough to explore on foot and tuk-tuks are also available.

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  • What are the best hotels in Batticaloa?

    Riviera Resort (8.3/10 from 294 reviews), Grand Star Guest House (8.9/10 from 12 reviews), and Roabaa Guesthouse (9.5/10 from 50 reviews) are all highly rated places to stay in Batticaloa.