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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 20 February 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights. We were travelling with our kids aged 3 and 6 and it was a good place for kids. There is a small garden, the family owns a small supermarket, the kids were free to run around the house, and if you eat at Sigiriya Village nearby you may use their swimming pool. Kalum is...

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Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 23 January 2016

We spent two nights at Kalum's house in January when we traveled to Sigiriya. We had a wonderful stay there. Kalum is extremely nice and tried very hard to make sure that we had a great experience. The property is located right in Sigiriya and with an awesome view of Lion Rock! It's only a few minutes to drive to...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

I went by to see if it was a nice place to stay, it looked pretty good and has a nice location but I must say it was overpriced and the owner was not very welcoming at all and rather grumpy! Needless to say... I did not stay! There are better places in town than this!..........

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Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 14 April 2015

PRO: We had a nice and pleasant stay at Kalum's beautiful house. We slept very well listening to the funny animals sound and relaxed on the charming terrace. Enjoying an amazing view at the Sigiriya Rock. The food was delicious and the host introduced us to many interesting facts about the local environment and history. Just a perfect place to...

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Reviewed 3 October 2014 via mobile

Great and unique location in front of rock. Also 200m from sigirya village where you can use the swimming pool to cool off. Room is clean and comfortable with fine beds. The home cooked meal was delicious. You can assist Kalum's wife and learn something about Sri Lankan cuisine. Minor comment/feedback: For a home stay it seems a bit commercial...

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Wroclaw, Poland
Reviewed 30 July 2014

I recommend Kalum Homestay to everyone who prefers living with sympathetic family than at hotels and other places for curmudgeons. Mrs Kalum takes care about all your culinary needs - she serves nice food, always with new dishes to try. Her husband is responsible about keeping company, keeping guests informed about every important detail connected to Sri Lankan culture, customs,...

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
Reviewed 11 July 2014

Kalum Homestay is a good place to stay in Sigiriya, it's clean, has good food and amazing position by the small lake, looking towards the SIgiriya rock. The owners can provide you information about the trips around Sigiriya, you can also rent a car or motorcycle .If you're on a tight budget, neighbors are renting bicycles.

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 25 May 2014

Staying at Kalum Homestay is worth it just for the view alone. I cannot imagine there is a better place in all of Sigirya to view 'the rock'. We came upon the place by chance as the sun was setting and we were lucky enough to have the place to ourselves. The hosts were very hospitable and made our stay...

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Reviewed 6 August 2013

From the terrace of Kalum's homestay you have a magnificent view of sigiriya's rock. Kalum and his wife are really nice and very helpful. The homecooked meals are wonderful. There was only one thing we didn't liked: the price of dinner was 1500 rp per person per night! Of course we should have asked this before we ordered but after...

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Reviewed 29 January 2013 via mobile

Very nice and warm family. The owner took us with him to see a wild elephant passing by through the lake in the night. This is a guy you can have a fun and nice conversation with. Food is great and the rooms are clean.

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Address: 97/1 Hotel Road, Sigiriya 21120, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Sigiriya
Price Range: €49 - €64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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“All rooms spacious and clean. Only the very end room has hot water. But we did not need hot water.”
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