Rooms very basic; when I arrived only 2 of my 5 lights were working, asked for this to be fixed and got one more. Shower was worse than useless, asked for this to be fixed and they suggested I use the shower in the staff compound instead of fixing it. Bed was uncomfortable and only just long enough for my less-than-lofty 5 feet and 7 inches.
There basically isn't anyone working front-of-house, and so most of the time I had to talk to the cook if I wanted anything doing as his limited English was the best of the three of them. As a result, customer service wasn't a high scorer.
My breakfast (went for the scrambled eggs) was good and the dinners I had, whilst overpriced, were probably the highlight of my stay - though that isn't saying much. The outdoor, natural setting was very pleasant.There are bugs, so if this is a turn off for you, maybe don't come to the Sri Lankan wilderness?
I chose this place off the back of the Lonely Planet 'top choice' in Sigiriya recommendation but it's anything but the BBQs they highlighted failed to materialises there weren't enough people staying, apparently - poor.
Good for exploring Sigiriya and Dambulla in a day, easily accessed by public bus, just hop on at Dambulla toward Sigiriya and, once you've gone past the sign declaring you're in Sigiriya, it's at the 2Km stone.
I was charged 12,000 rupees (£60/$95) for my two nights with breakfast, dinner and beverages, which isn't great value for this area. They have a tuc tuc at your disposal (when they're around) which charges the same as local rates.
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