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183 Thalkote Road | Ehelagala, Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
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The Lion Rock Hotel
Ranked #13 of 31 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Milan, Italy
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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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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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Perth, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights in a top floor room. The room had 3 singles, perfect for me and my brother as we threw all our stuff on the 3rd bed. I had no problems with the room and unlike someone else has said when we asked for an adapter we were promptly given a adapter power board. The... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Nice area close to the Sigiriya Rock, but the rooms need work especially the bathrooms need to be completely redone as now they are old and very used. also the room cleanliness has to be improved, we were on a five night tour through Sri Lanka and this hotel was the worst. Staff are nice and food is good, a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Stayed for 1 nights while travelling around. Makes a good base to look around siguriya and other sites. They were just finishing the pool when we left which would be great after a long day in the heat. The staff are great and meals excellent. Rooms are large but a bit dark. It's peaceful and quiet.

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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

We stayed one night at this hotel. Two rooms at ground floor. It was nice ans quiet and we loved the two hammocks. The rooms were basic but no adaptor for electrocity. Clean but bathroom had mould on the walls. Nice restaurant with internet but we waited a love time for dinner (omelets and sandwichs) might ve due to a... More

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Wendover, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Lovely Hotel and grounds and great location near Sigiriya Rock , big rooms & well equipt Management and Staff are great all you need for a base to get around the area will be staying there again when i return in October

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Address: 183 Thalkote Road | Ehelagala, Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Sigiriya

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