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Kassapa Lion’s Rock Dambulla



Set amidst a tranquil Sri Lankan village setting, your senses will luxuriate in the pure air, soothing shades of green and ochre, and the sweet sounds of birds signing to their hearts delight.  The neighborhood consists of paddy fields, and vegetable cultivations. The vistas include the best view of the Lions Rock compared to all other hotels in the vicinity, and the hotel has the distinction of a vantage position from which to view the tallest mountain in Sri Lanka – Pidurutalagala.


Kassapa Lions Rock is located at Kimbissa , Digampathaha Junction close to Dambulla along the Dambulla – Habarana Road.

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Kassapa Lions Rock has 51 well-appointed spacious chalets with beautiful open-air bathrooms, hot & cold water, TV, mini-bar, IDD, internet facilities and a swimming pool overlooking the Lions Rock; the  perfect  ambiance  for a  comfortable stay.  A wide array of culinary delights, from both east and west, are served at our open-air Restaurant.

Sports and Entertainment

Apart from the classical religious and cultural visits, the hotel offers guided tours for bird watching, breeze walking, mountain biking etc., etc.

Kassapa Lions Rock is an ideal base from which travelers can explore many picturesque and famous historic and cultural sites such as, Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Sigiriya, Dambulla and Ritigala,  within an hour or so from the hotel. National parks which are famous for wild elephants such as Minneriya, Kaudulla and Eco-Park are located in close proximity to the hotel.

The Hotel also arranges excursions on request; a quiet stroll to the nearby village at dusk to experience the village lifestyle firsthand, both foreigners as well as Sri Lankans.

Activities & Highlights

Kassapa Lions Rock has been recognized as one of the best bird friendly hotels in the region by the Field Ornithology Group of Sri Lanka (FOGSL). The Hotel has identified 168 species of birds in the  locale and some are endemic birds.