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The Lion Rock Hotel

183 Thalkote Road | Ehelagala, Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
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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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Norwich, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon arrival somebody approached the car and spoke to our driver in Sinhala completely ignoring us, the key was given to the driver and the welcome committee walked away leaving us alone. They made no effort in informing us that we could use the pool (we did so anyway) and mid way through our 1st (of 2) nights the electricity... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights at this place. It's ok for the price. The people were so nice. We ate there and the food was decent for breakfast but if you want a Sri Lanka breakfast then you need to order the night before. The room is basic and it's ok. The bed is hard and the mosquito net didn't exactly... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights here and found Sigiriya to be a great base for Dambulla, Sigiriya rock, Polonnurawu and Minneriya national park with our driver. The hotel itself is in the heart of the jungle - surrounded by wildlife such as monkeys and lizards with the added bonus of a refreshing pool! Rooms are spacious and clean with large balcony's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights in this hotel and do not regret it. Although the bathroom is a bit damp and shows some signs of moist, this was the only drawback we could find (which is not too bad, after all you're in the middle of the forest). The swimming pool was nice and clean, there is a nice patio with... More 

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Teteringen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They serve with a smile and are all very friendly. The waiters taught us an sri-lankan game and played it with us the whole evening , we had so much fun (I was the winning team:)) Thank you for the great evening and when we go to sri-lanka again we deffo gonna visit this accomodation again!

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Deerlijk, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

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 July 6, 2015

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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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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