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Fresco Water Villa

Sigiriya Road | Kimbissa, Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

My friends and I stayed at Fresco Water Villa for 2 nights on the way to climb the rock of Sigiriya. The hotel is charming and cosy and only 3 storey high. We had a room on the ground floor just in front of the swimming pool.The room and toilet was clean and basic but a little old and had... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We stayed here for two nights from the 6th to the 8th April. The hotel accommodation is based in blocks of 6 set over lovely fish pools. The grounds are well kept and the pool is clean. Our room was the luxury room on the ground floor. It was large and clean. On our return after visiting Sigiriya rock the... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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45 hotel reviews
197 helpful votes 197 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We stayed here for one night on a visit to climb Sirgiriya the following day. An excellent room nice decor plenty of room and a lovely bathroom with quality toiletries. Wifi was ok in reception but not from your room. Food was rather poor for the evening meal, for breakfast we chose omelette so it would be hot and there... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Stayed here for 3 nights. Here is the summary for my experiences: Pros: - The property is generally peaceful and well maintained. - There are fish ponds located all over the property, with some of the cottages even being built around them on stilts - nice touch. - Rooms are clean and well maintained. - Food is good - I... More 

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This was my favourite hotel during my trip in Sri Lanka, although objectively by far not the best. It's quite small with little to do, but somehow very cosy and feels like you are living almost right in the jungle. The rooms were very spacious, and had balconies or terraces that you could sit in at night, have a cup... More 

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Valby, Denmark
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

The hotel has a good ambience. It is possible to see many birds in the woods around the hotel. The food is OK. The intyernet did not function and it was not alle the electric installation that funktioned. The aircondition worked well though.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed our stay for 2 nights. Friendly staff, good buffet, and nice rooms with lots of space. Seemed like a good location for exploring the local sites and the safari. Pool is large and nice for relaxing at the end of the day. Salespeople in gem shop on site very friendly as well. Wifi only in lobby area.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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73 reviews 73 reviews
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This hotel has wonderful rooms built on ponds with fish - kids will love! The swimming pool is clean, rooms are fantastic! Food is very good, even for vegetarians. This hotel is just a few kilometres from Sigiriya rock. Shortcomings - the flush tanks do not refill quickly enough.

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Randers
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Beautifull location. Very near to the temple, making it possible to visit the palace at 7 and be back for breakfast at 9.15 which is a must to avoid the crowds. Rooms are huge and breakfast big and varied. Pooll are excellent. Tea kettell in the room. Lovely terrace at the room with vies over the pool. Breakfast was served... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Stayed 3 days in February, one of the 4 hotels we used in our trip, and I can definitely say by far the best out of all. Friendly staff and nice location with the pool , and clean rooms. Only downside was the wifi not working most of the time, but that was not my priority. would definitely recommend for... More 

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