Sigiri Asna, Sri Lanka
This is a new hotel. It has teething g problems. However, the staff made a huge effort to make us welcome, for which we were very grateful.
We booked through Expedia, and stayed from 17 to 21 Oct 2018. This was the first place we stayed in Sri Lanka, after a five hour drive from the airport
We would stay there again, and would recommend it, with reservations. Someone spent a lot of money building the place, which consists of seven double lodges set in woodland in a hemisphere facing a crescent swimming pool.
Although a good deal of money has been spent, the detail has been partially forgotten, and this come across in erratic housekeeping, intermittent wifi, limited hot water and a ‘hard’ finish to the place.
In its favour: very friendly, helpful and enthusiastic staff; wonderful pool, great laundry; comfortable and spacious rooms with a good bed and well fitted bathroom; licence; driver accommodation .
Not in its favour: the detail, a number of little things that need to happen to turn Sigiri Asna from an alright place to a great place. We have sent them an email setting out some of the faults which they were delighted to have as they really want to make a success of the place.
Also worth noting that the hotel is a 10 to 15 minute drive from Sigiriya (not a huge issue, but worth noting) and that there is much to do in the area.