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Audangawa Rd, Sigiriya 21120 Sri Lanka
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#4 of 76 hotels in Sigiriya
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Concept and Design Embracing one of Sri Lanka's most beloved animals, the elephant ('Aliya' in Sinhala), the Aliya Resort & Spa is set in the lush forests where elephants roam free. An artful blend of contemporary architecture and the minimalistic style with an authentic Sri Lankan touch, the resort aims to provide the distinctive experience of a villager's uncomplicated lifestyle. Location - Sigiriya, Sri Lanka Accommodation Each chalet's chic yet simple structural design has been carefully planned to blend in with its natural surrounding and have been built to comply with green building guidelines on energy and environment. The resort consists of 96 rooms that come equipped with all modern comforts, illustrating a discreet opulence. These rooms have been uniquely designed with the colours and motifs of Sri Lankan batik with themes mostly inspired by the elephant, giving them an artistic appeal. In addition to the chalets, the resort accommodate 18 spacious luxury tents.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Airport transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Pool / beach towels
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Special diet menus
Poolside bar
Taxi service
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Head massage
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Air conditioning
Private balcony
Room service
Flatscreen TV
Hair dryer
Seating area
VIP room facilities
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Disna W wrote a review Yesterday
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Friendly staff, Delicious foods, clean rooms with all facilities. Even my kids they had a good time with pool area, nice village and calm environment. Wonderful place with a nice view, Specially Excellent service
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
Vipul Jayasinghe wrote a review Yesterday
Dehiwala, Sri Lanka4 contributions1 helpful vote
This is our second stay at Aliya sigiriya. We have really enjoyed hospitality of hotel staff. Managed to planed family backpack trip. Totally worth with relaxing environment specially pool area and relaxing surroundings. Service was amazing. Looking forward to visit again.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
Yugesh De Silva wrote a review June 2022
1 contribution1 helpful vote
There's a perfect blend of nature & the premises. Great Food & the superb services for both locals & foreigners. Attractive premises. I will be travel again. My family visited there for holiday & my kid loves the location more & he refused to go home back. Food was delicious & there was live cooking too. Friendliness and professional staff. This is my 10th visit to Aliya Resort. Superb Ayurvedic Spa experience.
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Date of stay: June 2022
Room Tip: Clean Room, Calm & quiet surroundings.
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Rohana K wrote a review June 2022
3 contributions
We was Aliya resort and spa one day as a half board package. This our fist time aliya resort. starting from welcome until finished our day hospitality is top class. Rooms conditions are really acamdate definitely we will back soon! I want to highlight restaurant staff where we been our meal.they are very attentive thank you !
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
Sewni S wrote a review June 2022
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This hotel is the perfect mix of beauty, friendliness and professionally. The reception staff were extremely welcoming and helpful with arranging transport. The main view you see is Sigiriya which wowed us! We stayed in modern townhouses which were so clean and the children loved the elephant theme. We purchased full board and the food options available were plentiful and delicious. The restaurant staff particularly were so friendly and made the experience even more enjoyable. Stopping at this hotel is a good idea if you want to travel to any of Sigiriya, Polonnaruwa, Anuradhapura and Minneriya National parks. This 4-star hotel leaves guests wondering why it isn't rated 5 stars. We highly recommend to any tourist!
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Date of stay: June 2022
Travel Srilanka with dileepa wrote a review June 2022
Negombo, Sri Lanka36 contributions
Me and my family visited for our holiday. It was a great experience with kind staff and their quick service. We booked for 2 days food was delicious. Rooms are very clean. Nature is amazing. I felt it's not enough 2 days. We met a waiter called nishantha with always smiley face and he is serving us very fast
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
Cris S wrote a review June 2022
East Lansing, Michigan8 contributions
We stayed in many hotels in Sri Lanka and this was one of my favorites. The rooms are spacious and comfortable, the staff is extremely accommodating, the spa treatments are out of this world (and inexpensive), the lobby is beautiful, and the view is spectacular. I highly recommend!
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Date of stay: June 2022
UK-CZ wrote a review June 2022
Prague, Czech Republic34 contributions8 helpful votes
A beautiful, fascinating country with lovely people. By way of context, we spent 10 days in Sri Lanka from mid to end May 2022. We are a family of 4 including two girls (10 &11). We had a private driver/guide. The itinerary was Kandy (Amaya Hills), Dambulla, Sigiriya, safari, Polonnaruwa (Aliya Resort) and then a beach break in Kalkudha on the E. coast (Uga Bay). Despite well-publicised economic and political problems, we had no issues. We avoided Colombo (rainy anyway) and our private driver had no serious issues with fuel (as the tourist industry is given priority). We had huge sympathies for the locals though, stuck in long fuel queues and suffering rampant inflation. Hotels were also practically empty. We felt safe throughout and the locals were so friendly. Travel there and support Sri Lanka rather than staying away. We also had no health problems at all and no issues with mosquitoes. Aliya Resort is kind of in the middle of nowhere in the hot dry pains in the Golden Triangle. However, it is a very good base for exploring Dambulla cave temple, Sigiriya rock fortress (the highlight of our trip), Polonnaruwa ancient capital and elephant safari (highlight for the kids). You probably need your own transport. The hotel is a modern building which makes full use of available space and amazing view of Sigiriya in the distance. All public areas have huge open balconies to teh view and capture the cooling breeze. That together with its open modern design and elephant theme (Aliya means elephant in sinhalese) gives it the Wow factor. The pool is massive and a real centrepiece. Also most welcome in this hot, dry climate. The rooms are in moderns two story challets spread out in the spacious grounds. It was very tranquille when we were there (buy hotel was only 10% occupied). Our upstairs balcony suite had a large master bedroom with family bathroom and a kids twin room up a steep spiral saircase (no bathroom). It suited us perfectly and was of high quality. Spacious and high quality bathroom and other ameneties. Good internet and air-con. We didnt try the spa. The gym was large and well equipped. The nature trail around the grounds and the paper recycling plant were a nice touch. We were on half board, and maybe due to the low occupancy, this consisted of a limited set menu in the evenings. The food was good but we could have done with more choice. It became a little repetetive after a few days. Service was friendly but a little unprofessional/untrained at times (a tred we experienced throughout the trip). Breakfasts were excellent. Great choice and lots of fresh fruit. Note that beer (including local Lion beer) and soft drinks are good. However there is a very limited choice of rather low quality wine hare and at the other hotels we visited. Stick to the excellet and varied fruit juices! Overall, a place we would highly recommend. Also good value for money.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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John A wrote a review May 2022
Palawan Island, Philippines62 contributions4 helpful votes
We moved location from a different hotel to Aliya resort as prefious hotel on checking in as was more 2* than the 4* we were hoping for. This was a FANTASTIC decision! We audiabley wowed when entered the main reception area - cool towel, beautiful view, stunning artwork and passion fruit sorbet! Fantastic first impressions. Staff all very welcoming. One particular manager and waiter (I don't know names as no badges/wasn't introduced by name facilitated gluten free pancakes for my wife is which was actually a highlight. We are vegetarian and I admit that there wasn't fantastic vegetarian options and if staying longer than a few days I think we would have struggled. The food quality was 3* but somewhat expected given economic climate. Good service. Fantastic bedroom cleanliness, special towels/welcome message and amenities in the room (bath, shower) the area is very specious and we found it was mostly quiet even in room 1 near the main area. The chalets and suites also looked great. Reasonable activities to keep you busy for maybe 2-4 nights but not much more unless your plan is for a base and to use the pool. The pool is FANTASTIC and clean. Very pleased with our stay here and in our opinion was worth the 110$/night for the double room. Improvements could be made on food quality/variety especially for vegetarian/vegans - a modernisation (and probably consolidation) of the menu in general is suggested. The cocktails were average-good and some more interesting creations would be appreciated - e.g. Cafe Chill in Ella did a fantastic cardimon and ginger cocktail which surpassed any expectations. Thank you for our 2 night stay for our honeymoon tour.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Florencia M wrote a review May 2022
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this hotel was beyond our expectations, everything was perfect, the room, the facilities, the pool, the spa, my kids really enjoyed it and for us was incredible. We spent 3 nights there but for sure I wouldn't mind to spend more time in this paradise! Thanks to everyone for make it possible!!!
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Date of stay: May 2022
Room Tip: For family we choose family bedroom and it was great because the kids had the own beds upstairs!...
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Frequently Asked Questions about Aliya Resort & Spa
Which popular attractions are close to Aliya Resort & Spa?
Nearby attractions include Sigiriya The Ancient Rock Fortress (6.1 km), Pidurangala Rock (5.5 km), and Dhilip De Alwis (5.8 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Aliya Resort & Spa?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Aliya Resort & Spa?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Aliya Resort & Spa?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Aliya Resort & Spa?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Aliya Resort & Spa?
Conveniently located restaurants include Sundown at Lakeside Grill & Kitchen, Sigiriya wew Thawulla Restaurant, and Kenoli restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Aliya Resort & Spa?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and locker rooms available in the fitness centre during their stay.
Does Aliya Resort & Spa have airport transportation?
Yes, Aliya Resort & Spa offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Aliya Resort & Spa?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Aliya Resort & Spa offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Aliya Resort & Spa?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Ritigala Forest Monastery (15.1 km).