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183 Thalkote Road | Ehelagala, Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
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The Lion Rock Hotel
Ranked #13 of 36 Sigiriya B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Salzburg
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location of lion rock was excellent just 15 minutes away from sigirya or dambulla. However the experience was not that good. Given that the hotel is in the rain forest there is a lot of animals. Insects of any kind and a scorpion in the room. The mosquito net helped but did not fully make me feel comfortable. When... More

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Kamloops,B.C.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I just completed an excellent trip through Sri Lanka with a car and driver. I had started to travel independently but after three days in Colombo and a couple in Kandy I continued with a car and driver. It was the very best decision I could have made. The Lion Rock Hotel in Sigiriya was one of the places I... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel for two nights while Touring Sri Lanka with our guide. Our guide had booked this hotel and made all the arrangements for us on a B&B basis. A lovely quiet cheap hotel in the middle ofn the jungle not far from teh Lion Rock in Sigiriya. The hotel only has 8 rooms in two blocks... More

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Micheldorf
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30 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We spent 2 nights here. The room was large with an extremely new bathroom. Everything was spotlessly clean & the beds were comfortable. the staff were very friendly and helpful. We enjoyed the location in the jungle as well as the small pool. Food was good - as with most guesthouses in Sri Lanka we were asked to order in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Only stayed one night. The rooms were large, basic and clean with mosquito nets. The double bed was comfy and the shower was large with strong water pressure and lots of hot water. The rooms on the first floor have nice balconies and there are monkeys in the trees. The hotel complex was quiet and a good place to relax.... More

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Milan, Italy
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Sigiriya is certainly one of the few truly exciting places to visit in Sri Lanka, despite the insane Government policy to charge US$ 30,00 from each foreign visitor who wants to brave the hundreds of steps that lead to the top of the rock. It would be possible to reach Sigiria during the day and leave in the afternoon, but... More

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Madeira, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Breakfast very good, room very clean - near sigiriya rock and a good place to see the ancient cities. It is very easy to visit the Dambula Caves and polonnaruwa. I liked everything about this place. I recommend it.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Stayed here for two nights, it in a good location for seeing siguriya rock and the surrounding areas. The staff were always friendly and happy to help with anything we needed. Would recommend if you are looking for somewhere simple to chill at the end of the day.

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London
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Was impressed with the size of our double room with TV (room 01) - really big. Breakfast was included in the room rate. The hotel itself was set in tranquil surroundings in a wooded setting with lots of monkeys, very close to Sigiriya rock. The standout aspect of this hotel were the friendly and helpful staff who were really kind... More

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London
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

My girlfriend and I had the misfortune to stay in this hotel. It was advertised as having a swimming pool, when we arrived the pool had on been half built. Was not able to have a decent sleep as the a/c had only two settings, either off full stop or blasting away at full pelt, the controller was damaged and... More

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Address: 183 Thalkote Road | Ehelagala, Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Sigiriya
Number of rooms: 6

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