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Tooting
Reviewed 9 February 2012

My girlfriend & I were taken to Banana Rest by our driver and stayed for 2 nights. We were both very happy with the quality of the accommodation and the food was excellent. The location is lovely; a quiet spot in the countryside next to a lake. We saw a couple of wild elephants at the side of the dusty...

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Reviewed 10 January 2012

If you're looking for a guest house that's away from it all then Banana Rest ticks every box. The food is brilliant, our hosts bent over backwards to ensure we had everything we needed (thanks Ramidh for going out for ice cream in the evening) and the setting is lovely, tranquil and remote. The bungalow rooms are truly sparkling clean...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2012

We expected a lot based on previous reviews but felt disappointed when we got there. We were the only guests that night, and although the guesthouse had known of our arrival for weeks, the room was not very clean and there was a bad smell in the air, made worse by the stench of a particular type of bug killer...

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Belgium
Reviewed 1 November 2011

Nice and quiet accommodation close to a small lake with lotus flowers. Rooms were comfortable and very clean. Food was delicious, the best rice and curry we ate in Sri Lanka. At second though, it was not so quiet as we were awaken during the night by firecrackers. The next morning, the staff told us we missed a wild elephant...

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Kuala Lumpur
Reviewed 27 September 2011

This was truly one of those hidden gems: chalet-type accomodation set in the midst of lush greenery, with birds chirping, monkeys on the trees above, and cows wandering around practically on your doorstep. There's even a gorgeous lake with waterlilies where you can watch the sun set. The best part is, the rates are wonderfully affordable. This is a great...

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Australia
Reviewed 14 January 2011

We stayed at Banana Rest on the recommendation of our driver guide Mr Nimal de Silva of Destination Sri Lanka tours. Our room was one of the cabana rooms with air conditioning. Positives - large, comfortable, clean room - great outlook from the front deck of the cabana - friendly, hospitable staff - cold welcome drink on arrival - some...

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Address: No. 164 / A T.B. Tennakoon Mw | Kimbissa, Sigiriya, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Central Province > Sigiriya
Price Range: $33 - $61 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Better wifi reception in the main house.”
 of 5 bubbles 315gerryw, 14 Jul 2015 | Read review
“The rooms in the bungalows are the most confortable with great view over the lake..”
 of 5 bubbles Soltaj, 20 Mar 2013 | Read review
“The air conditioned rooms are slightly newer.”
 of 5 bubbles KristalR, 11 Mar 2013 | Read review
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