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The Lion Rock Hotel

183 Thalkote Road | Ehelagala, Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
The Lion Rock Hotel
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Deerlijk, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms are very nice, clean and big. On the patio upstairs, You can see the Lion Rock. The swimming pool was a nice, refreshing welcome after the hike to the rock. The food was good. All of the staff was very friendly, helpfull, polite, funny, ... We had a great experience with them on the Sri Lankan New Year.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at this place for 2 nights and had a great time. The room was clean and tidy with a/c and mosquito net. The bathroom was very luxurious and the pool was a nice addition to the stay. The restaurant is nice but not the best experience we had in Sri Lanka. Good wi-fi. We loved the nearby safari... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

This resort is right in the middle of the Sri Lanka outback, so to speak, so it's pretty remote, but having a swim surrounded by highlands and listening to peacocks calling is quite an experience! A good place from which to get to Sigiriya Fortress as well. Service is excellent and rooms are lovely. I do recommend bug repellent if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

A very nice place to stay. There are several buildings nearby eachother and a very nice swimmingpool. We got a spacious room on the first floor. Silince around and a lot of different animals. Good bed, bathroom and airco. Good food and very helpfull staff. A place where we feel sad when we have to leave.......

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Macau, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I spent one night here with a school group. I felt it was the nicest property we stayed at during our week in Sri Lanka. If visiting Sigiriya, this is the place to stay. Rooms were quite spacious and had aircon and a patio out front. The pool was beautiful and the restaurant was excellent. Wifi was available only in... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We stayed here since quiet and relaxing, and only a short walk to the Sigiriya World Heritage Site. The accommodation comprises a few separate buildings at the back, each with an upstairs and a downstairs en suite room which was reasonable and clean. After a hot day out it was great to have the pool for a swim or just... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Rooms are ok - spacious, but get very hot in the day and only a fan to cool down. There's building work happening at the moment to construct more rooms at the back, but you don't get too much noise. Places to eat within walking distance. Reasonably priced.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

The hotel is situate in the middle of nowhere. However it is near to the Sigiriya Rock Fortress, Dambulla Rock Temple and Polonnaruwa. The room were spacious and clean. The food was excellent. There is a pool but did not use it as we were out visiting the sites.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We had a reasonable room for the price we paid, and it was clean. We did not use the pool although some families with children did. The restaurant was excellent. Staff were quick and efficient from adding an extra mosquito net to getting the bill ready. The over-all impression was of good management. Accommodation for drivers seemed good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

A nice hotel in the middle of the jungle, so much that we were awaken by monkeys jumping on the roof. The pool is nice and has a good childrens section. The staff was friendly and helpful, especially when we experiences one of the common electrical outages. The food was great and they helped making it interesting for our 3... More 

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