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Nilmini Lodge

Main Road, Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed in the Nilmini Lodge for one night in June 2015. The lodge provides a very good central location to explore the stunning Lion's Rock and surrounding area. Lion's Rock is a short cycle or a 15 minute walk from the lodge. The owner of the lodge was also able to arrange a safari of the nearby Minneriya National Park... More 

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Bangladesh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The place is very near to Sigiriya Rock. You can literally walk there within 10 minutes. The staff was a nice guy. Room was big with two beds. Wifi was good, no complain. Excellent choice for those who are planning to go sigiriya rock early morning.

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Hoorn, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The family is so nice and kind. We even had some birthdaycake with the family, so sweet. Because it was (grand)mothers birthday. They do their verry best to let you have the best time in Sigiriya. Also the son of the family is verry friendly. And you can take bikes to explore the nice surroundings!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Basic stay, cold shower but clean and comfy. All you need in this town. Very close to the rock. And their breakfast was very good as well. The family is very welcoming and I felt at home. There is a good restaurant 20m, Kaveen will tell you. Would come back anytime :-)

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Antwerp, Belgium
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Location is ok (street with restaurants & near to the rock) and garden is nice, but the room is very basic. Shower was bad (not enough water), dark small room, thin walls, noisy, a/c didn't work so they placed a fan near the bed. Bed is a thin mattress on a concreet block. LKR 2500 for 1 night without a/c... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This is the perfect budget accommodation. It is right next to the rock, so you can walk to it, with small, clean rooms that have mosquito nets and fans. The price was very low for the area (only $21 AUD/ night) and there is a great outdoor area with a hammocks. The wifi works well and the owner is so... More 

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Olot, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The owners are a very welcoming family, that make you feel very comfortable from the first moment. They help you out in planning and arranging your visits, with very good reccomendations and options suitable for all budgets. You are a walk away to the entrance to Sigriya Rock. They have scooter and bikes to rent for exploring the zone. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

June 15, my girlfriend and I stayed here for two nights on our way to Trinco and we couldn't be happier. We had a lovely welcome when we arrived at 8pm, the whole family came to see us on entry. We were showed to our room and helped with our bags. The rooms are basic but well maintained and clean.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Albeit the very good location, this place is expensive for its quality. The room are not cleaned at all and the service is very unprofessional and do not trust the prices for the transportation they provide. The ac didn't work very well also. It was really not a very good experience!

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Stayed 2 nights, wanted to stay 3 but they weren't organised enough. Paid $16 USD for a basic room. Was very basic, tiny, tin roof. But had modern bathroom (cold water only) and a mosquito net. Was cold at night, luckily we had jumpers as there is no bed linen. Only one towel for 2 people. We walked to Lions... More 

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