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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

We rated this highly on our 12 day trip, awesome seeing and comfy room in the trees. Guy made us traditional rice n curry and a nice SL style breakfast. Would recommend if you want to escape the resort scene and Sigriya is the ideal place to do that. My girlfriends fav (something to do with tree houses and Instagram)... More 

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Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

With the recommendation from my friend I visited this hotel. Until you go near to the TREE HOUSES you weren't feel it's exist there. It's in the forest as name and there are five TREE HOUSES. You can't expect ordinary hotel experience and it's TREE HOUSES. But clean nice rooms. Delicious foods. Friendly service from the staff. You have view... More 

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Thank Dissa D
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

But its different, located in a dense forest, we walked from our hotel to the sigiriya rock by taking the inside forest route. Food was good. Cook was very sweet. Thassim the guy who received us was very welcoming. And the treehouse my god its gorgeous. Whole night we could hear the trees move wind was so strong. It has... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

I have visited this place with two more friends. Its a great experience to stay in a tree house with nature at its best. Night was awsome. You can see the Sigiriya rock a few hundred meters away from your balcony. Food was excellent, really friendly staff. You can wake up in the morning by listening to songs by many... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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Reviewed March 5, 2016

We had the most amazing experience for our entire Sri Lanka trip in the Thick Forrest. The room was remarkably clean, we ate the most delicious rice and curry and the manager was exceptionally nice. Customer service is still something non existent in most parts of Sri Lanka, but we were treated like royals in the Thick Forrest. The feeling... More 

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Navi Mumbai, India
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Reviewed February 8, 2016

This place is in the middle of dense forest and hence the name Thick Forest.. The place actually good for nature lovers and offers a view of the Sigiriya fort. However please be aware that the place has lot of insects as it has thick shrubs around.... The bathroom is just about OK. The water from the shower came in... More 

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Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

The tree house stink, full of humidity, no amenities, full of insects, and its DIRTY, we had a horrible experience, and had to leave to another hotel as it was impossible to sleep in there. The pictures give u a wrong impression, unless u like to sleep in tents and in the wildness don't go for this hotel.

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Pune, India
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Reviewed December 25, 2015 via mobile

We booked with the help of Agoda.com for 4 persons +1 kid +1 infant in one room.We were alloted a cabin against our requirements. On reaching we found a room insufficient for us.How management provided so small cabin for our needs whereas it was clear in booking that 4 person will occupy the room/cabin. The person looking after the property... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

Not good with toddler aged kids. My one year old constantly wanted to climb down the stairs - which was very unsafe for him. I had to prevent him from doing so. Definitely a great experience sleeping among the birds, but the cabin needs maintenance. We were 4 adults with 2 kids and their biggest room was not enough for... More 

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mudithas, Owner at Thick Forest, responded to this review

Sorry for the inconvenience you faced in your stay. You requested room for 2 adults and 2 kids. But there were 4 adults and 2 kids. so the biggest tree house also unable to such number. We can accommodate 3 adults comfortably in one tree house. More 

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Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

Dream coming true: sleeping in a tree hut, waking up to the sound of birds, apes and geckos. Excellent service, very tasty local cooking. When we left early, they got up really early just to make sure we had a care package on our way. Only minus: electricity went off a couple of times - but then again - added... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Thick Forest Sigiriya is a unique tree house hotel over looking the eighth wonder of the world, sigiriya rock castle, in Sri Lanka. It is situated at the centre of three, mostly visited ancient cities, Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa & kandy.Minneriya & Kawudulla National parks are renowned as the best places to observe the wild elephants in their natural habitat, and it's a few minute drive from 'Thick Forest'. Wild Safaris, Bird watching, Elephant rides,Guided tour to Sigiriya Rock Castle and surrounding archaeologically important places are among many other activities which can be arranged to suit the need of the visitor.Sri Lankan cuisine made by our chef is served at the roof-top restaurant overlooking the Sigiriya rock. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thick Forest

Address: Pidurangala | Sigiriya, Sigiriya 21120, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Sigiriya
Price Range: $41 - $69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“The cottage no 3 had a view of the Sigiriya rock face”
  • Sigiriya Rock
 of 5 bubbles Swameez, Feb 8, 2016 | Read review
“Take the hut that's facing the Sigiriya Rock!”
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 of 5 bubbles cordeeeeeelia, Apr 7, 2015 | Read review
“There are only 3 rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles EdiMandM, Sep 15, 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in No. 12 which had a view of Sigiriya Rock”
 of 5 bubbles Groovybaby18, Jan 16, 2014 | Read review
“Seemed like some units were higher than others. If traveling with kids, you might want to request a lower one.”
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 of 5 bubbles SingWeiss, Oct 23, 2013 | Read review
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