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Sigiriya Rest House

Dambulla | Sigiriya Rock, Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #23 of 31 Sigiriya B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had basic expectations after reviewing the comments given by other TripAdvisor reviewers. But once we checked in we were very happy that the room we got was above expectations (Our expectations were very much lower). The staff is very friendly and supportive, Rest house is very close to the Sigiriya rock. You can walk from the rest house to... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The management apparently does not bother to read the reviews since there is no change in the status quo described by the previous travellers. The Supply Manager of the Heritage chain (to which the rest house belongs) seems to be making some money on the side, going by the inferior bathroom fittings fitted. Room lighting needs to be completely revamped.... More

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Washington, DC
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I am not sure how this hotel rated 2 stars, let alone 3. The premises are run down, the rooms are small and poorly maintained, the staff generally unresponsive, and the bathrooms are really primitive. The location may be great, but the hotel isn't worth it - stay in Pollanaruwa and commute for the day trip. You'll thank me for... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

It was nice to hang out in the dining area and verandah, they have a nice garden full of monkeys and the view of the rock. The rooms are very old though, bathrooms definitely need renovation. There are balconies which open into quite a busy road, so had to keep all the windows and the door curtain covered. The food... More

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

The only good thing about the rest house is that you wake up to a view of the rock from the verandah…apart from that the room is dirty, the bathrooms looks like it has it hasn't been scrubbed in years and the sheets are grey. The food looked awful so don't waste your money - their is a fantastic Kottu... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

I agree with fellow reviewers that this place needs some investment...but in the fourth year after the end of the war most places in Sri Lanka might attract that criticism. We used it as a stopover for a trip to Lions Rock in the morning, but nevertheless found it a charming place with reasonable food in a typical Sri Lankan... More

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abu dhabi
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

good view from the pool to sigiryia rock. standard cottage room, but clean and roomy. big garden ovelooking sigiryia rock. many monkeys arround on trees and cottage roof. you will proberly need to have all your meals in the hotel as not so many resturants are avaiable near by. it is good for family with kids and teh service is... More

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

It's a bit of a shame to see some of the more critical reviews on here so I'll firstly say that this inn was clearly once a bit grander than it is today, and secondly I'll say that my friends and I had didn't find it at all dirty or unpleasant. It was definitely past its best, and had an... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Even though much cheaper than nearby resorts, this is very basic without much ambience (though it has been there for 50 years), Sad! Ok, for a night moving on - however then you will find much better options in the nearby home stays both for food and ambience. Only plus really is a/c and the fact that this place is... More

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2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

Fortunately i only spent one night in this hotel, due to its proximity to the rock but it was completly disgusting: dirty sheets, filthy bathroom and cockarooches. Manager round it funny, its a "jungle hotel madam". Unpolite staff and por breakfast. Very nice outside but disgusting inside

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Address: Dambulla | Sigiriya Rock, Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Sigiriya
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