Kassapa Lions Rock - Sigiriya7.97979196774083, 80.7278421521187
According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as Hotels Recommended by Guests in Sri Lanka
The grand Kassapa Lions Rock Hotel provides guests with 31 beautiful rooms as well as currency exchange, a safety deposit box and parking. The hotel was opened in 2007 and remains an example of lavish architecture in Sigiriya ever since.
A quiet location gives quick access to Minneriya National Park, which is 16 km away. The distance between Sigiriya city center and the property is 5 km.
This hotel is ideally based near greenery and a wildlife park.
Guests can get to Sigiriya Slaf Base airport in 10 minutes by car.
A spectacular view over the park welcomes guests to standard triple room, standard double room and superior double room offering free wireless internet, climate control, a laptop-size safe, TV and a seating area. The property boasts views of Sigiriya Rock from its rooms. They feature bathrooms with a bathtub, a shower and terry bathrobes.
Eat & Drink
Indian dishes are served in the garden restaurant. Guests can try cool drinks in the cocktail bar.
The hotel provides guests with bicycle and car rental services.
Cribs and a pool are available for children.
Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.
Public parking is possible on site for free.
Number of rooms: 31.
Free Wi-Fi in public areas
On-site car park
24-hour room service
Bar/ Lounge area
Paid airport shuttle
Outdoor heated swimming pool
Sports & Fitness
- Exercise gym
- Paid airport shuttle
- 24-hour room service
- Car rental
- Bicycle rental
- Tours/Ticket assistance
- Medical facilities service
- Shops/Commercial services
- Newspaper service
- Bell staff/Porter
- Bar/ Lounge area
- Business centre
- Meeting/ Banquet facilities
- Babysitting/Child services
- Children's pool
Spa & Leisure
- Outdoor heated swimming pool
- Sun terrace
- Garden area
- BBQ facilities
- Air conditioning
- VIP room facilities
- Sitting area
- Tea and coffee facilities
- Ironing facilities
- Rollaway beds
- AM/FM alarm clock
Rooms and availability
2 Single beds or 1 Double bed
In the Room
2 Single beds or 1 Double bed
1 Double bed
Rooms were simple but very nice. The whole landscape was beautiful. Dinner and breakfast were delicious- very fresh and homecooked meals with authentic Sri Lankan food.
The only small downside was the front desk staff- it was a bit difficult to communicate with them about getting to sightseeing. Their English wasn't as strong as most hotel staff, and they weren't as knowledgable about times and prices for getting to nearby sights as a front desk should be. Otherwise, great hotel.
The rooms were very comfortable and clean and staff was very friendly. Buffet dining is good, but nothing special. The pool and grounds are nice - and very quiet n the evening.
Pricing and services are geared to package tours and people travelling with a driver. Although you can see Sigirya from the grounds, it is more than 10k away, so you will need a transport plan to visit. The hotel is not geared to provide this service and so any option they arrange will be at a bit of a premium. Also note that very slow internet connectivity is provided via dongle and guests must share this with the hotel office (who use it for work).
Food was excellent. Swimming pool large and clean. Staff very helpful. My partners glasses had a broken frame and at no cost they glued them together with crazy glue. The only down side was that our 3 day rate of 285 was actually much higher as they add 10 per cent service plus government taxes so actual rate is much higher. Still worth it as it is a first class place with best spaghetti in Sri Lanka and excellent breakfast included. Very comfortable and English cable tv cnn and movies
The Kassapa Lions Rock hotel is a great place to stay and experience Sri Lanka and its culture - set in beautiful and serene location with stunning views of Sigirya Rock. In addition to the wildlife, birds, elephants, monkeys, reptiles that roam freely in the jungle surrounding the hotel. There are many wildlife National Parks surrounding the area where local villagers and wildlife happily co-exist together. The hotel is central to all the spectacular and historical sites in the Cultural Triangle, not forgetting the manmade 'Tanks' (lakes) that are a great reminder of Sri Lanka's historical past, revealing the superb architecture and irrigation systems of the ancient Sri Lankans. There are some Tanks close to the hotel, where local villagers and elephants can be seen swimming and bathing. The hotel has excellent staff and management that go out of their way to make sure you are comfortable and have everything you need. Most of the hotel staff can speak English, as well as some other languages to communicate with the many Nationalities that come and stay at the hotel. The food is great and plenty of it with an abundance of choices from the Western and Eastern menus. The chef will even cook your favourite meals, but there is always something to tempt the palette, or something different you may not have experienced before. The food is always freshly cooked with added herbs and spices. Maintenance was always evident on swimming pool, hotel grounds and buildings; and the room was cleaned twice daily, including turning down the bed in the evening - quaint I loved swimming in the fresh-water pool, especially in the evening with the lights on, giving a lovely romantic look about the place; as well as being a refreshing leisure activity before dinner. A great stay!
Staff were extremely helpful and attentive. Room was clean, comfortable and met all expectations. Nice swimming pool and gardens with view of Sigiriya Lion Rock. Breakfast and dinner buffets were good with Sri Lankan and European food. Our room had an open shower which meant that when it rained you could not put your towel by the shower (bath and wc under cover). The minibar was not stocked so there was space for your own things.- There was a bar by the dining room for drinks. Hairdryer could be obtained from reception. Excellent value for your money. I would definitely recommend or stay there again.
Internet (via dongle) was chargeable and inconvenient. Having a driver is recommended.
Good hotel, good to see sigriya fort