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Paradise Road The Villa Bentota

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It was a short visit as my son was very tired. Staff were friendly and helpful when my son spilled his drink. Atmosphere was nice (other than my crazy son) and the pizza I had was lovely. Had a tasty coconut water with my meal. Decor is lovely. Not the cheapest but I think it was worth it. Wish I... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were married at Villa Bentota and booked out the Villa for nearly four days over that time for friends and family from Australia and the UK. It was PARADISE. The staff, led by the manager Daham, cannot do enough to make sure you enjoy your stay. They are kind, considerate and communicate well. The food is delicious and generous,... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at The Villa Bentota for a wedding with family and friends. The staff were wonderful and attentive. The venue was unique and full of charm with all modern ammenities. If you would like a destination wedding The Villa Bentota is a wonderful place to have it.

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Sudeva W, Asst. Front Office Manager at Paradise Road The Villa Bentota, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing Paradise Road The Villa Bentota. We are pleased to know that your enjoyed your stay during the wedding with your family and friends. The great design aspect of the hotel has made it a unique property to be appreciated by many. As you have mentioned it is the perfect location for a destination wedding.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As the title says, it must be the best boutique resort in Bentota. I've stayed over in others and visited some as a part of my work. But the Paradise Road's Villa Bentota with it's Geoffrey Bawa's detail which was enhanced by Shanth Fernando has created an amazing escapee. The only issue is the trainline which you have to cross... More 

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Sudeva W, Asst. Front Office Manager at Paradise Road The Villa Bentota, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing Paradise Road The Villa Bentota. We are delighted to be rated as the best boutique hotel in Bentota. Great thought and care has been given to the design of the hotel making it a unique product which is appreciated by many, specially our returning guests. The train line adds to the whole charm of... More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a remarkable holiday experience , we were warmly welcomed by Shehan from the front office, briefed us about the hotel services and facilities, we got a nice ground floor room facing to the garden . small but clean . food was fabulous, fantastic staff. very helpful. always with a smile. we definitely recommend this property to our friends... More 

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Sudeva W, Asst. Front Office Manager at Paradise Road The Villa Bentota, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing Paradise Road The Villa Bentota. We are pleased to know that you had a pleasant stay with us. Each room in the hotel has been designed with much thought and care making it a unique property. Our team will be delighted to learn of you comments as we constantly strive to excel in our... More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were staying at the villa for our honeymoon. As we enter the villa we were warmly welcomed by the staff with utter helpfulness. The villa is built around a century old 'mohotti walawwa' keeping its old ceylonese beauty. The lobby, bar area and surroundings were so welcoming we felt as we rented the whole place to us. The villa... More 

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Sudeva W, Assistant Front Office Manager at Paradise Road The Villa Bentota, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Heshan, Thank you for reviewing Paradise Road The Villa Bentota. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your recent honeymoon stay with us. The Villa atmosphere mainly focuses on gust relaxation and the design of the whole property has been given great thought and care which elevates the whole experience. While it has a unique look on... More 

chris10
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

We met up with our family from Dubai and Australia for a magical 9 days at Paradise Rd, Villa Bentota, The staff were fantastic as was the food we could not fault anything. We would recommend anyone to stay there.

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Sudeva W, Assistant Front Office Manager at Paradise Road The Villa Bentota, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing Paradise Road The Villa Bentota. We are delighted to hear that you were able to have a pleasant stay at The Villa Bentota with your family. Our team will be delighted know of your comments about service and food as we continuously strive to excel in our standards. Thank you once again for your... More 

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

This gem of a hotel was the perfect place to spend our last three days in Sri Lanka. By far the best pool we swam in during our two week trip, and the tastiest dining menu. The peppermint/liquorice decor is truly unique, as are the tiny artefacts which adorn the courtyards and lounge areas. The staff at the Villa are... More 

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Sudeva W, Assistant Front Office Manager at Paradise Road The Villa Bentota, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing Paradise Road The Villa Bentota. We are glad that you decided to spend the last three days of your holiday with us. We appreciate you thoughtful comments about the the pool and the food. Great thought and care has been given to the hotel design making it a unique property for our guests enjoy.... More 

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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I was in Colombo for a conference and had the chance to add a couple of days onto my trip, so I travelled to Paradise Road the Villa in Bentota. I had read all the great reviews, and really looked forward to my stay. I can say that it absolutely surpassed my expectations. The Villa is set in wonderful grounds,... More 

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Sudeva W, Assistant Front Office Manager at Paradise Road The Villa Bentota, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing Paradise Road The Villa Bentota. We are pleased that you decided to extend your trip and spend a few days in our hotel. The Villa has been designed with much thought and care allowing our guests to have a relaxed stay. The grounds and the pool are just 2 unique features of the hotel... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We were recommended to this small villa by our driver. We have been to Sri Lanka a few times now and we needed to head to Bentota this trip. Very nice surroundings and quiet - well we were there for 3 days and only few rooms were occupied and adults so very peaceful - even the regular train that chugs... More 

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Sudeva W, Assistant Front Office Manager at Paradise Road The Villa Bentota, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing Paradise Road The Villa Bentota. We are pleased that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. The design of the hotel and its gardens allows our guest to be more relaxed during their stay. The passing trains do add the total Sri Lankan experience with the ocean by the side. The team members will... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Villa Bentota is a unique and private beach-side hotel; Paradise Road's newest property located 2 hours south of Colombo. Offering 15 individually designed rooms and suites with all modern amenities and services, The Villa Bentota is located in the Mohotti Walauwa which was Geoffrey Bawa's first boutique hotel in Sri Lanka. Refurbished and extended with incredible sensitivity to the original design, Shanth Fernando has created yet another masterpiece to give those who stay in the city at Tintagel a new special resort option in true Paradise Road style. With sprawling coconut palm-dressed lawns opening to the sea, two swimming pools, a restaurant, The Villa Café open to all passers-by and a Paradise Road gift store, The Villa Shop and an art gallery, The Villa Gallery, The Villa Bentota is a must-stop for all those traveling down the southern coast of Sri Lanka. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Paradise Road The Villa Bentota

Address: Mohotti Walauwa | 138/18 - 138/22 Galle Road, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Bentota
Price Range: $247 - $512 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Paradise Road The Villa Bentota 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Bentota
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Bentota
#4 Romantic Hotel in Bentota
#4 Family Hotel in Bentota
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“Ground Floor Rooms”
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 of 5 bubbles 844ganeshr, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Quiet and private rooms. Great Food. Upstairs suits have great balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles 573heshang, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms around a magnificent lawn”
 of 5 bubbles chris_talbot99, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Garden Suites - spacious”
 of 5 bubbles 789maraj, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the train track.”
 of 5 bubbles 688radhikal, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
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