We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Kivga Holiday Bungalow

4 C 8, Mihindu Mawatha, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
Hotel amenities
Kivga Holiday Bungalow
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Ranked #10 of 72 Anuradhapura B&B and Inns
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
sundomain Panadura, Sri Lanka
Write a Review

40 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (8)
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
  • Mar-May only
  • Jun-Aug only
  • Sep-Nov only
  • Dec-Feb only
All months
Panadura, Sri Lanka
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
19 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Kivga Holiday Bungalow for two nights with family. The bungalow is located very close to the ancient city so travelling to and from the sightseeing wasn't a hassle. Shops and eateries aren't far away either. This house-turned-bungalow had four rooms; one in the ground floor, two in the first floor and another in the third. All rooms... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Beijing, China
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

After checked with the first several resorts or hotels, which were all full, we stepped into this one to meet one old nice man who looked warm, reliable and knowledgeable. He shew us the rooms which were all carefully furnished. The furniture, tables, chairs, washing room, balcony ... were all made of high quality materials and very extremely clean. I... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We ran into this guest house by accident and were immediately convinced by the friendly, easy going, elderly owner, who also organizes trips on demand, and the great house. Best stay on our 3 week trip.

Was this review helpful? Yes
St. Petersburg, Russia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Wonderful,friendly,everytime ready to help You in everything host ,wich is also very skillful in preparing tasty breakfastes! Also I must to add the home is situated in marvelous ,silent place which faces beautiful Lake!

Was this review helpful? Yes
18 reviews 18 reviews
15 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Stayed at Kivga Holiday Bungalow with family and I must say that it was such a pleasant stay. It's a very clean place and the rooms are equipped with A/C, ceiling fans, free Wi-Fi, Tea/coffee facility and a nice bathroom with hot water. The service was excellent and we were pleasantly surprised with the nice breakfast spread with local fruits... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lviv, Ukraine
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

The room is clean and well furnitured, a/c, hot water. Nice view on lake from the balcony. The receptionist is very friendly and ready to help. 50 meters from the facility there is a nice restrouraunt where you can have a breakfast and dinner.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

kivga, it is unfold hideaway at the heart of ancient city Anuradhapura. I stayed two nights in this home unit and I experienced one of the best quality and home type stay in the area. Great location From one side you can see the lovely tranquil ancient tank with lush greens, birds,etc. Room is specious, spotless clean and comfortable. Bath... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Quebec City, Canada
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
37 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

This Guessthouse is different from the others in Sri Lanka. It look like a new house. It's really clean, peacefull and well maintained. The room are really large and the ceiling really hight. We had a gecko in our room (my girlfriend hate to have a lizard in the same room than her) but the ceiling was too hight than... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Paris, France
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

I spent two days at Kivga and it was a very pleasent experience. You get a beautiful view form the balcony and surroundings are pretty calm and relaxing. Loved the breakfast too. It was pretty hot outside the house, and the air conditioned room was a blessing. The owners were very helpful and nice.

Was this review helpful? Yes
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Kivga is absolutely the best place I have stayed in Sri Lanka. The house itself is ㅁ very well built marvelous building in a calm location. It has a beautiful garden with many kinds of plants and flowers that you can enjoy anytime. We stayed in the uppermost room that has a vast balcony where you can see the entire... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

46 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (46)
Hotel & grounds (20)
View from room (6)
Bathroom (3)
Room/suite (6)
Other (11)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay


Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question