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Water Garden Sigiriya - Sigiriya - Building
1
9.6 Excellent (194 reviews)
S$ 415+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Water Garden Sigiriya in Dambulla, you'll be in a national park, within a 15-minute drive of Ancient City of Sigiriya and Sigiriya Museum. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free valet parking is available onsite.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The location is perfect.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Serenity and peacefulness. Food was very good and staff were very attentive
Cons: Staff asking too many questions. I understand they are trying to be friendly but it’s annoying
10.0 Excellent
Pros: WGS’s setting is spectacular, it takes full advantage of the Sigiriya lion Rock vista. The villas or suites have been designed for space, comfort and luxury. The aesthetics are spot on as are the furnishings. The service matches all of these considerations. The surrounding bird life is many and varied and creates a relaxing atmosphere.
Cons: The wifi - different passwords for different spots and considerably sluggish
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful rooms, absolutely brilliant staff who went out of their way to make you comfortable and just a sensational view.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Definitly one of the best Hotels in Sri Lanka! Amazing Rooms and a gerat view from the infinty Pool. We had the best breakfast there, with a great choice! We definitly recommend this hotel, as everything was just perfect, helpful friendly staff. Also our Driver was treated very friendly, with refreshments at our arrivel. This is what makes Hotels special!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything was just excellent. Especially the staff and the food 10/10
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Such a beautiful place to stay if you love nature and the wild lives (you could see peacocks, monkeys, birds...etc.). Love the modern day water harvesting design and the direct view of the Lion Rock. The staff are absolutely amazing and helpful. We will be back!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Service - staff- aesthetics- location - design - spa - breakfast
Palitha Home Stay - Sigiriya - Bedroom
2
9.5 Excellent (340 reviews)
S$ 40+
Overview
A stay at Palitha Home Stay places you in the heart of Dambulla, within a 5-minute drive of Sigiriya Museum and Ancient City of Sigiriya. Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and a 24-hour front desk. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
Jetwing Vil Uyana - Sigiriya - Building
3
9.4 Excellent (449 reviews)
S$ 519+
Overview Reviews
Located in Dambulla, Jetwing Vil Uyana is on the waterfront, a 4-minute drive from Ancient City of Sigiriya and 9 minutes from Pidurangala Rock. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. A shuttle from the airport to the hotel is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The room was spacious and comfortable with a great view. Throughout our stay, the service was impeccable and everyone was so friendly. The food was also delicious!
Cons: It would have been nice to have had some options for evening entertainment.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The whole atmosphere of tranquility, the surroundings amidst rice paddies and near a small lake. The staff were friendly and discrete, the bungalow authentic, yet very comfortable
10.0 Excellent
Pros: This is your personalized private jungle experience, at the comfort of lavish accommodation which truly respects nature and the environment. We stayed in a private villas with a private pools - it was an amazing getaway, so quite, so peaceful, and the rooms had so much to offer in terms of comfort and amenities. Breakfast was delivered to my room at my own request and personalized menu. A highlight of your day would be encountering those abundant jungle birds and critters, watching the monkeys jump across tree branches, while enjoying the sizable infinity pool. The staff are incredibly polite and friendly. I wanted to share my special thanks to Mr. Rawan, who made my stay extra special.
Cons: what's not to like?
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The design of the hotel: bungalows well integrated with the nature, big bathtub. Nice landscape and pool.
Cons: It's a bit overpriced.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Excellent staff. Wonderful spa. Extra large rooms. Big and good breakfast.
Cons: The water was low so “water dwelling room” isn’t quite looking out over much water at the moment due to the season.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything was perfect! Lovely service and location.
Sigiri Rock Side Home Stay - Sigiriya - Building
4
9.3 Excellent (1,011 reviews)
S$ 40+
Overview Reviews
The Sigiri Rock Side Home Stay is an ideal spot for travelers wanting to discover the city. With Wi-Fi in designated areas available, you'll have no problems keeping connected. Sightseeing in the area is easy, with Sigiriya Lion Rock and Sigiriya Museum both nearby. In their spare time, guests can explore the hotel's surroundings. For guests' convenience, airport pickup can be arranged. If you demand a high level of service, our guests have indicated that this hotel has excellent standards. This is one of the most popular hotels in Sigiriya, you can be assured of a great stay.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great location to stay during your visit to the Lion rock. We had a very nice welcome and spoke with the owner for some time. He had some good advise, why we decided not to visit the lion rock, but instead we've visited Pidurangala Rock. The owner brought us by car to the start of this climb and also arranged us a nice and experienced taxi driver who brought us to our next stop. Would highly recommend this location.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: A perfect setting, excellent food and extremely welcoming people.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Super helpfull staff. The staff was superb. Itis a bit secluded, which is awesome. A five minute walk and you are at the restaurants Lion Rock is close to the Rock stay. Its a mere 15 min walk away
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Excellent location, Beautiful garden, knowledgeable hosts and absolutely fantastic breakfast
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful veranda amidst the trees, large breakfasts, lovely family.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Very close to Lion rock Food Hospitality
Cons: Non
9.0 Excellent
Pros: Very kind host. He offered to take us to the starting point of the walk at 5 o'clock in the morning. Delicious breakfast and dinner. Great place to stay, definitely recommend it!
Cons: If I have to mention something: the shower head didn't remain in the holder so you should hold it in your hand while showering
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great hosts, really responsive to requests. Lovely tropical garden courtyard and great breakfasts, kept us going all day. Fantastic location for walking to Sigiri rock, recommend doing it first thing and the coming back for a relaxing and well deserved breakfast.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: Lovely hosts provided lots of helpful information - it was like a home from home. They even gave us a lift to the rock on one morning. One of our favourite stops in Sri Lanka. Can't recommend enough.
Cons: Nothing - it was great!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Very nice host! Clean room, excellent breakfast (10 points if you can eat it all). Close to the lion rock and in de center of Sigiriya. We went for a sunrise climb on the pidurangala and the host got up and 4:45 to bring us there with his car for free!
Aliya Resort And Spa - Sigiriya - Outdoor view
5
9.2 Excellent (2,784 reviews)
S$ 158+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Aliya Resort & Spa in Dambulla, you'll be in the historical district and 14 minutes by car from Minneriya National Park. Featured amenities include a business center, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. A shuttle from the airport to the hotel is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We loved our stay at Aliya! All the staff members were friendly and helpful. The pool was great and we loved our treatments at the spa. The buffet was delicious. Thank you Aliya!
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful resort, good facilities, super friendly and helpful staff
Cons: Little bit far from main part of Sigiriya but you get peace and tranquility instead
10.0 Excellent
Pros: What an amazing hotel! The grounds are very beautiful and the view of Sigiriya is stunning. The staff are exceptional and so is the food. Make sure you try the Chinese and Sri Lankan restaurants, not just the buffet as they are very good.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything about this hotel was excellent. The pool, with its view of Sigiriya Rock, was stunning. The staff was all extremely welcoming, the hotel was clean and the food was delicious. I'd love to visit again.
Cons: Difficult to find something to fault. However, the gym lacked much equipment and, what it did have, was very dated.
Hotel Sigiriya - Sigiriya - Building
6
9.0 Excellent (2,922 reviews)
S$ 140+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Hotel Sigiriya in Dambulla, you'll be in the historical district, just steps from Ancient City of Sigiriya and a 4-minute drive from Sigiriya Museum. Featured amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Event facilities at this resort consist of a conference center and a meeting room. A shuttle from the hotel to the airport is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: We chose this property for its amazing view and it did not disappoint. The hotel is a little dated however the bathrooms have had recent renovations. We had the buffet dinner both nights and the food was delicious with a wide range of choices for everyone. The staff were very friendly and ready to help with anything that was needed.
Cons: We booked a double room and it was two single beds put together and made individually which I have never seen before.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The views to Lion Rock were incredible. The setting of the grounds etc were very nice. The room was large and comfortable. The swimming pool was very refreshing particularly after a climb up the Rock! The Spa was also a refreshing treat. In the evenings the entertainment of a live musician was a very nice way to relax over a drink. We walked to the Lion Rock thinking it was a short 10 minute walk. It was infact 2kms away! But it warmed up the muscles before the climb!
Cons: The room is showing some signs of ageing though. The door to the room was looking a little battered. The bathroom had a quite strong drain/damp smell. We thought the Bar food was better than the Al a carte in the restaurant.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Such a beautiful spot to chill unwind and take in the magic of Sigiriya Rock. The view from the pool was beautiful. Rooms were big and clean and staff were friendly and very helpful. Huge breakfast choice and only a short walk into town. Great stay
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The good hotel with a beautiful view. We liked breakfast with many options.
Cons: The pool is not as clear as we expected. There were a lot of insects in the water.
7.5 Good
Pros: Location, friendly staff, tasty breakfast.
Cons: Cleanliness not as expected in the room. There were no free drinking water at breakfast and in dinner buffet. This was not logical as we paid for food a lot of money and water should have been provided with buffet as it’s a very basic requirement.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Friendly staff and amazing views
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great location good staff
7.0 Good
Pros: Safe, beautiful place. People at very friendly and helpful. Service is quick and good. Facility is clean. Good place to stay
Cons: There wasn’t warm water for shower The safety locker is faulty. If the alarm goes off in putting the code wrong, all the staff knows a code to open the locker.
Kuwera Eco Lodge - Sigiriya - Bedroom
7
9.0 Excellent (166 reviews)
S$ 139+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Kuwera Eco Lodge in Dambulla, you'll be within a 10-minute drive of Ancient City of Sigiriya and Pidurangala Rock. Featured amenities include luggage storage and a safe deposit box at the front desk. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The hotel is a hidden gem, quiet and peaceful, decorated with style, the most adorable staff, eco friendly and great food. Even better than you would guess from the photos.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Loved the people and the pool, delicious food and a wonderful welcome, very special
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The organic vegetable garden and the property’s sustainability, including the water filter to minimise plastic, were excellent! The lodges were comfortable and peaceful and the pool was a good size.
Cons: The lack of choice of food might be a problem for some people but we found the food to be delicious.
7.0 Good
Pros: Great waiter!
Cons: Please have a better coffee given the Italian owners!
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Fantastic food, natural surroundings, no plastic used!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Accomadation & staff
Cons: Nothing.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: great staff - very friendly and helpful bicycles for free out in the nature
7.1 Good
Pros: Nice and clean room and bathroom.
Cons: Pool was not clean. Location far away from everything.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: It’s so quiet and relaxed at Kuwera and Sanjeeva and the team are just fantastic hosts. The villas are really cute and comfortable and the whole place has a lovely ambience. We did their cooking class, first getting the ingredients from the organic garden - highly recommend doing this
Amaara Forest Hotel Sigiriya - Sigiriya - Bedroom
8
8.7 Excellent (214 reviews)
S$ 229+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Amaara Forest Hotel Sigiriya in Dambulla, you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Ancient City of Sigiriya and Pidurangala Rock. Featured amenities include a business center, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Event facilities at this resort consist of a conference center and a meeting room. Free self parking is available onsite.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Good pool and restaurant.
7.9 Good
Pros: New hotel, very clean, beautiful entrance and Swimming pool Staff were very nice and kind, some stuff were forgotten in our room, they were quite fast getting back (1st night no towels, second night no refill of soap) Facilities are great with the pool and we took a massage, very good!
Cons: Disappointment was the location. We stayed 3 nights and we were isolated, nothing to see nor walk around once you are back to the hotel. But for 1 or 2 nights should be fine as the place is quiet. Last thing was the food. Again I think for 3 nights because of the location, we had to eat at the hotel, and honestly for this type of hotel food quality could be much better. And quality is one thing, but the rates applied were really too expensive. Some dish were invoices 2500/2700 Rp and were not nice. So my feeling is because we were “blocked” in the hotel, price applied were high because anyway you can’t go anywhere else. So effort on the food or price to be applied.
2.5 Mediocre
Cons: It was in an isolated location. Full of mosquitos, rooms smelt dank and cupboards smelt of cockroaches. There was a frog in the bathroom. And when we decided to move somewhere else for the next 2 nights the hotel refused to refund the payment for the days we did not stay there. Terrible!
6.7 Good
Pros: I loved the location.
Cons: The bed sheets were really scratchy. Not cotton.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The tree house with music and barbeque night..
Cons: Everything was fine but we were alone.. people should come back to their normal life style to enjoy such a lovely places like amaara..
7.9 Good
Pros: Breakfast was excellent and was made available extra early to leave early to Sirigyia.
Cons: Only stayed one night, dinner (beafsteak and tiramisu) was not so good.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Can enjoy the wild life outside... Nice water stream. Wonderful tree house...
Cons: Good if they let us stay at tree house in the night...
Elephant Stables Dambulla - Sigiriya - Bedroom
9
8.7 Excellent (81 reviews)
S$ 222+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Elephant Stables Dambulla in Dambulla, you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Dambulla Cave Temple and Popham's Arboretum. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Staff very friendly Beds very comfortable Very good selection of meal options Lovely view from the pool
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The staff were very attentive to our needs and gave us privacy most times. Very much appreciated.
4.6 Okay
Cons: Price too high! Cold atmosphere. One of our most expensive stays in Sri Lanka. Just not oké , this amount of money. We were only guests. The extra bed for my child was onacceptable ! Was not a bed ... hard couch I am travelling around Azië for 5 years during summervacation . This price value is not oké. Too high. Would never go back. Next day we stayed in a tree house, much much cheeper and so much nicer and a warmer / Friendly atmosphere. After that in luxe hotel in passikuda and Lodge in natuonal park; pay a lot , get a lot . Location : little bit outside is no problem ! You take a tuk tuk for a ride. Be aware of your tuk tuk price !
7.1 Good
Pros: Room is beautiful and comfy
Cons: Road leading to the hotel
9.6 Excellent
Pros: This is a beautiful place to stay if you are looking for a secluded boutique hotel with kind and personal service. We loved everything there: our room, the swimming pool, delicious food. We felt and were treated there as the only guests. Highly recommended!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Staff could not have been more friendly and attentive. Welcome cloth and fresh fruit drink. Great swimming pool, fantastic views, loads of room in the room and swing seat on private area outside. Lovely breakfast with choice so not all spice
Cons: Single bed for grown up daughter was very short and uncomfortable
10.0 Excellent
Pros: - nice little boutique hotel - great staff, always helpful no matter what you ask for - great food - great view, quite place, feeling as if you have the whole place just for yourself
Cons: - nothing
9.6 Excellent
Pros: We loved the service, always with a smile, very pleasant and friendly, maybe just a little over the top at times. The pool was beautiful, clean and with a great view of the mountains. The restaurant, particularly the Sri Lankan food was authentic and delicious, you couldn't ever starve here. Secluded and quiet. We stayed in room #1 which was very clean, tidy and had a comfortable bed.
Cons: There was almost nothing to dislike. The location could make it a little bit tricky for some because you're probably 2km from nearest restaurant (if you wanted to find outside the hotel), but given we had a driver it was no issue. There were some power outages but nothing significant. Didn't like having to order my food so far in advance.
Camellia Resort And Spa - Sigiriya - Building
10
8.5 Excellent (402 reviews)
S$ 84+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Camellia Resort and Spa in Dambulla, you'll be 5.2 mi (8.4 km) from Pidurangala Rock and 7.9 mi (12.7 km) from Ancient City of Sigiriya. Featured amenities include a business center, express check-in, and express check-out. A shuttle from the airport to the hotel is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free valet parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Rooms location
Cons: Room lights are not sufficient, specially around wardrobe area & A/C unit location should be Centre of to the room or flow direction towards centre.
7.5 Good
Pros: Friendly Staff / Good Meal Plan
Cons: The Room Wifi- Conncetion poor
7.9 Good
Pros: Friendly staff
Cons: Noisy room
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful hotel and very nice staff! They helped us with arranging early morning hike to Pidurangula and also most of the trip we had when it came to transport etc. Also the food was amazing
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff were great, we made a recommendation that they serve all our food at the same time, for our next meal all the dishes came together. The pool area was great. Rooms were very big and spacious. Food in the restaurant for breakfast and dinner was delicious.
Cons: Lots of insect bites
7.5 Good
Pros: Nice area.
Cons: Possibility to sitting inside for breakfast and meals
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful setting with genuinely warm and considerate staff who went out of their way to make us welcome at Xmas. Lovely pool and surrounds and well situated to visit Sigiriya rock. They organised excellent local and ongoing transport for us. Thanks to Viknesh and all for the lovely stay.
Cons: Watch out for water temp in the bathrooms which can quickly be dangerously hot! Otherwise great shower :)
Sigiriya Village - Sigiriya - Building
11
8.4 Excellent (1,356 reviews)
S$ 172+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Sigiriya Village in Dambulla, you'll be in the historical district, just steps from Ancient City of Sigiriya and a 4-minute drive from Sigiriya Museum. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.
9.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff is friendly. Its very peaceful. Nice swimming-pool. We enjoyed our stay there.
8.3 Excellent
Pros: Nice restaurant and room. We relaxed round the swimming pool. They gave us the new year dinner free.
Cons: Room smelt a bit damp ( but it was and had been raining for months). Food and drinks were very expensive for Sri Lanka but there are nearby restaurants to walk to.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The place is great. Excellent position either if you want to climb the rock or if you just want to relax. It's apiece of paradise. The rooms are big and clean. The food is good and the swimming pool has a charming view on the rock.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The position is great. The hotel is in the jungle. So, in the morning we would wake up and see monkeys running around or iguanas walking slowly on their path. My partner got sick on the first day; so we could not go climbing the rock but the staff was very helpful and caring in offering help for him. In all it was a wonderful 3 day break from the chaos of the city.
Cons: Everything was just perfect.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: One of the best place in my country best friendly pleasant staff, delicious food, very clean rooms and environment, quiet and beautiful environment,very close to sigiri a rock, security excellent, price is very reasonable
Cons: Airconditioning machines outdoor units too loud, if u can move to the rear side of the rooms that would be great without fixing between rooms that’s the only issue other than that this is one of the best places
8.0 Excellent
Pros: View Nature food Food
Cons: Wifi only in the room Mold smell and much light in the room #116
7.0 Good
Pros: Excellent location
Cons: Room was little damp
10.0 Excellent
Pros: ▪️super food!!! ▪️very friendly staff ▪️perfect location ▪️no noise, perfect to sleep ▪️fast check in and out ▪️nice pool with view ▪️Sigiriya rock is really close
Cons: ▪️rooms need some renovation ▪️hunidity is really high
5.0 Okay
Pros: The pool, garden and communal areas were lovely.
Cons: My room was dark and smelled very strongly of damp and mould - like sleeping in a cave - and the smell made me wheezy. It impregnated my clothes and backpack too - now everything smells of mould even though I've left the hotel.
Elephant Corridor - Sigiriya - Building
12
8.4 Excellent (386 reviews)
S$ 212+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Elephant Corridor in Dambulla, you'll be on a lake, within a 10-minute drive of Ancient City of Sigiriya and Sigiriya Museum. Featured amenities include a business center, express check-in, and express check-out. Planning an event in Dambulla? This resort has facilities measuring 200 square feet (18 square meters), including a meeting room. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free valet parking is available onsite.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The situation, the quality of the bedrooms and the toilets,The levels of the personal services. Making us feel very relaxed..
7.5 Good
Pros: The food Location Staff were friendly
Cons: I had a delayed check in due to flight cancellation and requested for a refund minus the commission charges but its over two weeks and there has not been any refund issued as promised by the staff. The is following numerous phone calls and emails to the resort but no response
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Staff excellent. Hotel a little tired - needs attention.
5.8 Okay
Pros: Spacious room and cozy bed. Good view of wildlife in room. Strong pressure of hot water in bath.
Cons: Very old furniture and many dust in the room. Not clean. A bit disappointing. Overpriced for this standard. Balcony is not so private.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The hotel is literately a resort in the middle of the jungle. I have spent two nights in the luxury space villa where we were surrounded by jungle sounds of many animals including peafowl, monkeys, etc. The hotel is a totally different experience that we really enjoyed. The luxury space villa is an amazing villa with a relaxing private pool that located outdoor (swimming in the middle of the jungle
Cons: Very hot and spicy srilankan breakfast (could be avoided with American breakfast
8.3 Excellent
Pros: good Location. Amazing swimming pool
Cons: The gym was rusty and old, front door in the bedroom wasn’t very good so mosquitoes got in, couldn’t sit by the plunge pool at night as no outdoor mosquito replant was provided
5.8 Okay
Pros: Rooms are good and location is quiet being inside the forest
Cons: Breakfast- most items on set menu not available. No coconut water? How’s that possible? Only string hoppers, no appams and very few curries. Food is cold seemed from previous day. No WiFi in public areas including restaurant lobby and bar.
Wild Grass Nature Resort - Sigiriya - Building
13
8.8 Excellent (21 reviews)
S$ 318+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Wild Grass Nature Resort in Dambulla, you'll be within a 10-minute drive of Ancient City of Sigiriya and Sigiriya Museum. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: This hotel is worth to visit, really friendly and helpful staff and incredible views from the rooms
Cons: Nothing
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Place to be
9.2 Excellent
Pros: We were on our honeymoon and were glad that we booked Wild Grass. The views were amazing, with wild birds chirping in the beautiful trees by the lake. One morning the hornbill bird came to visit us on our balcony window which was an amazing experience. Must visit!
3.3 Mediocre
Pros: Setting in beautiful landscape, views of Sigiriya mountains
Cons: Poor value for money, staff lacking friendliness and enthusiasm, cuisine mediocre.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: Great location with great staff. Food is also very good and the main building is very nice. Villas are private and large.
Cons: You need to patience with the water heater but this is not an issue due to the outside temperature.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: One of the best hotel experiences we have ever had. The hotel is secluded and has only 8 private villas. You wake up surrounded by greenery and to sounds of chirping birds. The staff was wonderful and went above and beyond to accommodate us. Food was good and lots of Sri Lankan options! Highly recommended for a couple. We loved it!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We had an absolutely fantastic stay at Wild Grass Nature Resort. Our room had panoramic views onto the jungle, and was set in a beautiful, standalone building that was incredibly private and really made it feel like we were right in the middle of nature. The room was furnished very nicely, with a very comfortable bed, and everything was very clean. The food was delicious - we had a lot of traditional Sri Lankan food, which was superb, and there was also great Western food available when we wanted it. We were there for New Year's Eve, when the resort put on a delicious buffet with a live band, which had a great atmosphere and was a lovely way to see in the new year. The staff were incredibly friendly and helpful. We can't recommend the place enough - we had a magical stay.
8.8 Excellent
Pros: beautiful room / location
Cons: bath room could be better designed
Sigiri Holiday Inn - Sigiriya - Bedroom
14
9.3 Excellent (8 reviews)
S$ 22+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Sigiri Holiday Inn in Dambulla, you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Ancient City of Sigiriya and Sigiriya Museum. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The staff exceeded expectations. They were helpful every step of the way. They helped us with anything we asked.
Anura Homestay - Sigiriya - Bedroom
15
7.9 Good (161 reviews)
S$ 27+
Overview Reviews
Anura Homestay is located just 800 metres from the Sigiriya Rock. Free WiFi access is available in the public areas of this homestay. Each room will provide you with a work desk and dining table. Featuring a shower, private bathroom comes with free toiletries. You can enjoy mountain and city view from the room. At Anura Homestay you will find a 24-hour front desk and a garden. Other facilities offered at the property include a shared lounge. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including cycling and fishing. The property offers free parking. If you feel like visiting the surroundings, check out the famous Minneriya National Park (9.6 km). This homestay is 53 km from the SLAF Anuradhapura Airport. Packed lunches can be requested. Room service is available.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Great hospitality by the hasini's family.warm and welcoming. location is superb!next to main road and walk few min to the homestay.Near to the sigiriya too.we were late check out as we spend time in sigiriya and hasini assure us it was okay and we get to have a proper shower and pack our bag. Do have the homecook meal.its Soo delicious
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Fantastic people who did all they could to help you. Followed me up to top of Sigiriya rock, drove around to various sights. Delicious homecooked food, couldn't ask for a better homestay!
Cons: The rain......
7.9 Good
Pros: Super friendly and helpful family. Very cosy. Location is superb, close to Lion's rock. To experience an authentic Sri Lanka family
Cons: Rooms are very basic. Only a little window in our room (the other two rooms have windows)
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Located near Sigiriya, bus stop. You can take the bus from Dambulla to here. You also can walk to Sigiriya heritage on foot.
7.1 Good
Pros: Friendly and helpful family, cost, location
Cons: the room needs repair, the sockets and the water heater did not work
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Located very close to Sigriya rock entrance, no transportation required. Grocery shops close by. Anura family treats you as their own. They will help you with anything you require. Very loving family and home cooked meal was awesome. The food was so delicious that I had all the meals with the family. Even menu is cost effective. This homestay is truely a homestay.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Great location near Lion rock and Pidurangala rock. The owner is very nice and helpful. He even brought us to the rock at 05:00am! Nice quiet and spacious place and great breakfast.
Cons: There were some ants in the room
2.0 Mediocre
Pros: At least room had aircon and mosquito net.
Cons: Well... In the end owner (Anura) overpriced me greatly for tuk-tuk rides to local places and to neighbor town and taxi ride to local sigirya airport. So, always negotiable price first!!! I was hoping owner (Anura) was honest man, but unfortunately not. For transportation I paid more than 100euros to him (23000lkr+3000lkr for room for 2 nights) - no way its reasonable price in Srilanka. Lesson learned: always negotiable price first. Also room looked dated and not so clean. Also be aware - anura homestay is really homestay, you will possibly sleep in room in middle of their house and will be affected by snoring from family members sleeping next door (I was). Also they dont in have any respect to guests - loud talking between family members starts early morning when guest possibly still wants to sleep... No wi-fi. In my room I even saw scorpion, which I managed to kill :( There was also ants, mosquitos and that sort of things.
Hotel Eden Garden - Sigiriya - Building
16
7.8 Good (281 reviews)
S$ 32+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Hotel Eden Garden in Dambulla, you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Ancient City of Sigiriya and Sigiriya Museum. Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free self parking is available onsite.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Very laid back and the staff are very pleasant and helpful. They were obliging and were happy to meet all our needs with no fuss. The room was spacious and the bathroom large with excellent hot water. Room was well provided with kettle, tea and coffee provided.
Cons: They are renovating so the pool was unusable. A few fans in the outdoor dining area will be good to drive away the flies and afternoon insects thag can be a bit bothersome while eating. Other than that no complaints. :)
7.9 Good
Pros: A swimming pool with this price is super. And service of the staff is excellent. One of the boys moved the fan close to me, and offer to bring me omelet for breakfast. Caring.
Cons: The mosquitos! All houses surround a scattered garden. Lots of flies and mosquitoes while sitting outside. Couldn’t sleep at all due to the mosquitoes ‘ attacks. Really need to provide mosquito net. And the WiFi can only be connected in lobby area.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: good location, central in interesting surrounding. relaxed with swimming pool, lots of trees in garden. When crossing the A6 we were very close to a small path along a lake to enjoy a walking-safari. Lots of buffalos and birds. The path continued through a forest, but we did not continue there.
6.7 Good
Pros: Room space
Cons: Breakfast and service
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Excellent service from staff Pool was beautiful also gardens and marauding monkeys for entertainment Food OK Shower lovely hot water Accomodation for drivers is very important and was provided
Cons: We were very happy with everything except maybe a shelf in bathroom to put our toiletries
6.7 Good
Pros: We really like about the service. We like atmosphere around the hotel. Very nice swimming pool And resturant. Foods are very good
Cons: Air conditioner didn’t work properly.old air conditioning systems. Bathroom sink faucet and sink very old and loose. It needs bright light inside the bathroom. Beds are very uncomfortable. We booked with king size bed We didn’t get king size bed.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: The staff was very helpful. Front office, house keeping did their job very well. They changed our room as we had some issues with AC ,and thank you for that and cuz of their hospitality we have decided to stay here for another night.Malki at the front office ,Jagath and Nimal at the restaurant were very kind and helpful. Thanks Eden Garden. Looking forward to visit again.
Cons: Hot water and wi-fi was poor inside the room

Best rooms in Sigiriya

Water Garden Sigiriya - Sigiriya - Building
1
9.6 Excellent (194 reviews)
S$ 415+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Water Garden Sigiriya in Dambulla, you'll be in a national park, within a 15-minute drive of Ancient City of Sigiriya and Sigiriya Museum. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free valet parking is available onsite.
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The location is perfect.
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Serenity and peacefulness. Food was very good and staff were very attentive
Cons: Staff asking too many questions. I understand they are trying to be friendly but it’s annoying
10.0 Excellent
Pros: WGS’s setting is spectacular, it takes full advantage of the Sigiriya lion Rock vista. The villas or suites have been designed for space, comfort and luxury. The aesthetics are spot on as are the furnishings. The service matches all of these considerations. The surrounding bird life is many and varied and creates a relaxing atmosphere.
Cons: The wifi - different passwords for different spots and considerably sluggish
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful rooms, absolutely brilliant staff who went out of their way to make you comfortable and just a sensational view.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Definitly one of the best Hotels in Sri Lanka! Amazing Rooms and a gerat view from the infinty Pool. We had the best breakfast there, with a great choice! We definitly recommend this hotel, as everything was just perfect, helpful friendly staff. Also our Driver was treated very friendly, with refreshments at our arrivel. This is what makes Hotels special!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything was just excellent. Especially the staff and the food 10/10
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Such a beautiful place to stay if you love nature and the wild lives (you could see peacocks, monkeys, birds...etc.). Love the modern day water harvesting design and the direct view of the Lion Rock. The staff are absolutely amazing and helpful. We will be back!
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Service - staff- aesthetics- location - design - spa - breakfast
Jetwing Vil Uyana - Sigiriya - Building
2
9.4 Excellent (449 reviews)
S$ 519+
Overview Reviews
Located in Dambulla, Jetwing Vil Uyana is on the waterfront, a 4-minute drive from Ancient City of Sigiriya and 9 minutes from Pidurangala Rock. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. A shuttle from the airport to the hotel is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
9.6 Excellent
Pros: The room was spacious and comfortable with a great view. Throughout our stay, the service was impeccable and everyone was so friendly. The food was also delicious!
Cons: It would have been nice to have had some options for evening entertainment.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: The whole atmosphere of tranquility, the surroundings amidst rice paddies and near a small lake. The staff were friendly and discrete, the bungalow authentic, yet very comfortable
10.0 Excellent
Pros: This is your personalized private jungle experience, at the comfort of lavish accommodation which truly respects nature and the environment. We stayed in a private villas with a private pools - it was an amazing getaway, so quite, so peaceful, and the rooms had so much to offer in terms of comfort and amenities. Breakfast was delivered to my room at my own request and personalized menu. A highlight of your day would be encountering those abundant jungle birds and critters, watching the monkeys jump across tree branches, while enjoying the sizable infinity pool. The staff are incredibly polite and friendly. I wanted to share my special thanks to Mr. Rawan, who made my stay extra special.
Cons: what's not to like?
8.0 Excellent
Pros: The design of the hotel: bungalows well integrated with the nature, big bathtub. Nice landscape and pool.
Cons: It's a bit overpriced.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Excellent staff. Wonderful spa. Extra large rooms. Big and good breakfast.
Cons: The water was low so “water dwelling room” isn’t quite looking out over much water at the moment due to the season.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything was perfect! Lovely service and location.
Palitha Home Stay - Sigiriya - Bedroom
3
9.5 Excellent (340 reviews)
S$ 40+
Overview
A stay at Palitha Home Stay places you in the heart of Dambulla, within a 5-minute drive of Sigiriya Museum and Ancient City of Sigiriya. Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and a 24-hour front desk. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
Aliya Resort And Spa - Sigiriya - Outdoor view
4
9.2 Excellent (2,784 reviews)
S$ 158+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Aliya Resort & Spa in Dambulla, you'll be in the historical district and 14 minutes by car from Minneriya National Park. Featured amenities include a business center, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. A shuttle from the airport to the hotel is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: We loved our stay at Aliya! All the staff members were friendly and helpful. The pool was great and we loved our treatments at the spa. The buffet was delicious. Thank you Aliya!
9.2 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful resort, good facilities, super friendly and helpful staff
Cons: Little bit far from main part of Sigiriya but you get peace and tranquility instead
10.0 Excellent
Pros: What an amazing hotel! The grounds are very beautiful and the view of Sigiriya is stunning. The staff are exceptional and so is the food. Make sure you try the Chinese and Sri Lankan restaurants, not just the buffet as they are very good.
10.0 Excellent
Pros: Everything about this hotel was excellent. The pool, with its view of Sigiriya Rock, was stunning. The staff was all extremely welcoming, the hotel was clean and the food was delicious. I'd love to visit again.
Cons: Difficult to find something to fault. However, the gym lacked much equipment and, what it did have, was very dated.