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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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Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They warmly welcomed us. Actually we planed to stay just 1 night. After that we decided to stay 4 nights. We got room for 2000Rs with all you need. Mosquito net, Wi-Fi, hot water etc.. Room was clean and smart. If you want breakfast also they provide. Breakfast is not include for the price. They will give you a lot... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We spent three nights in Nilmini Lodge, staying with friends as two couples. One room was slightly more expensive than the other, justifiably as it was larger, with a/c and the doors opened straight out onto the lovely communal patio and garden, however we were able to negotiate a lower price as we opted not to use the a/c. Our... More

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Vienna, Wien, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

we arrived without having a booking and could bargain a little. overall doubles are 2700-3200 incl basic but good breakfast. for me the price is not the best but still fair. the owners and their son chanu are very nice and helpful in every aspect. our room was clean and the matress was good. the guesthousr is surrounded by a... More

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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Another case of lonely planet mentions unfortunately inflating the price beyond what is reasonable. Our room was 2700R but was dirty, dark and tiny, clearly intended for a single bed. Instead a double bed was awkwardly crammed in against the tiny window. The place felt like it had been forgotten, and we decided to find alternative accommodation immediately. The apathetic... More

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Toulouse, Midi-Pyrénées, France
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We spent 4 nights in Nilmini lodge. Room was basic but OK, bathroom was not in a very good state and also a little dirty. The best qualities of this guest house are the proximity with sigiriya rock, the very nice breakfast and the family who was very nice and helped us a lot to organise our trip all around... More

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Sydney, Australia
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I hadn't booked accommodation in Sigiriya, so I asked at Nilmini guesthouse and got a basic room with fan and ensuite for 1000 rupees - a bargain at about AUD$8.50 for the night and wifi was an extra 500. It was refreshing to finally meet some other travellers as I hadn't met or seen many in Sri Lanka at all,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

I stayed in the basic accomodation and was comfortable. The owners were so lovely and also very helpful. The garden was peaceful and beautiful, but what hits the spot is the location and value. I really enjoyed my time here.

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Brisbane
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We were advised to stay here by Sri Lankans due to its location - and they were right! The rock is just a 10 minute walk around the corner. There are plenty of places to eat, etc. It was nice and quiet, and we got good advice and referral to an excellent tuk tuk driver when we wanted to venture... More

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Antwerp, Belgium
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

THIS WAS MY WORST EXPERIENCE EVER IN A GUESTHOUSE!!! In april we stayed a 5 days in Sigirya. We got this adres from our Trotter. When we arrived, the lady (owner) tried to charge us much more than written in the travel guide. We could bargan for the price, but she obliged us to take breakfast at the Nilmini Lodge.... More

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KaveenChanuka, Manager at Nilmini Lodge, responded to this review

You Can not complaint to us, because You stayed with us only 1 night. It was safety. After that you have gone with some Restaurant man. He has tree house and restaurant . After that you spend all the nights there. We have notified every room, "You have to come back before 10:30 PM." this is our rule .Normally all... More

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10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Stayed here for a night in February of 2014. Beautiful little place in the middle of town. Owner and family were very friendly and pointed us in every direction we asked them to. Gave us good info about Sigiriya rock, transportation to Kandy and where to go for a couple of beers in the night. Would definitely recommend this place... More

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Address: Main Road, Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Sigiriya
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6

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