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Paradise Road The Villa Bentota

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 14 December 2014

The road leading to this beautiful property is misleading taking you through a quaint village, however the min you enter into the courtyard your struck by the beautiful architecture. Roshan was right there to welcome us when we arrived, he took us around the property and explained each detail. The highlight of our stay was the suite we were booked...

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Dear Travel Talks, Thank you for taking the time to review our property, we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welcome you back soon to Paradise Road The Villa Bentota. We are now planning to add our free wifi facility to all rooms in January 2015. Wishing you all the best...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 13 December 2014

First of all the hotel itself is stunning. It is so beautiful. The art and fixture are so tasteful. The grounds are immaculate. The food is sensational. And the staff are so wonderful. It's decadent, but also very chilled. The balance is just right. The location is great, it's around the corner from the main beach in Bentota, so it's...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 10 December 2014

Had the pleasure of staying here for 4 nights in early December. Loved the architecture, the proximity of the hotel to the beach & the food (in particular the seafood) was the best that we had eaten in Sri Lanka! The train going by the hotel added to the atmosphere & wasn't a bother to us as we're awake early...

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2Thank Justin B
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 6 December 2014 via mobile

Pros 1) wonderful architecture courtesy Geoffrey Bawa. Well done up. I really loved the show pieces kept around the property. Gives it a quaint feeling. 2) beautiful pristine white bedrooms with white pillows that say Sleep Well one day and Dream the next :)! 3) dreamy white cot net. Very cosy..princessy feel 3) easy access to beach and pool 4)...

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Ireland
Reviewed 26 November 2014

Despite being off the beaten track, this hotel has a huge amount of character, with excellent staff. We stayed there for 2 nights, which probably a sufficient length of time for what we were looking for. The attention to detail in the hotel decor epitomises what this hotel has to offer. The food was excellent (breakfast and dinner). It is...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2014 via mobile

The Best welcome We arrived late and unlike any other hotel we have stayed at on our trip we were shown straight to our room. The attentive and friendly general manager who greeted us - Daham said the paper work could wait and asked if we had eaten. We had our welcome drink, a cool towel and a club sandwich...

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1Thank Kin3
London
Reviewed 14 November 2014

We stayed here for a wedding in November and we had the most incredible time. The staff were so polite, hospitable and kind. Do not believe the review below about stealing, there is no way it was one of the lovely staff members! The food, rooms and grounds of the hotel are all so beautiful. Candles and frangipani flowers are...

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 7 November 2014 via mobile

My wife and I spent 2 nights in The Villa following a longer stay in the southern province of Galle. It is a beautiful building, designed by Bawa (as many buildings are in this part of SL). Despite being very close to the railway line this almost adds to the colonial feel of the property and location. The food is...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 29 October 2014

Villa Bentota is everything you would ask for in a boutique property. Its beautifully done, the rooms are lovely & always smell good, there is a quaint cafe, lots of sit outs, beautiful pools...Its a feast for the eyes. The red train passing by just adds to the charm. Beach is gorgeous, and so are the wild pineapple trees before...

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 20 October 2014

We stayed at Villa Bentota after touring around Sri Lanka, it was a perfect place to stay before flying home .The architecture and interior design is quite outstanding...The property is close to the beach with a train line inbetween ,quirky...and actually not annoying .The staff were charming and attentive as we found everywhere in Sri Lanka....I highly recommend this hotel...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • 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: $242 - $508 (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 On the Beach Hotel in Bentota
#3 Spa Hotel in Bentota
#4 Family Hotel in Bentota
#4 Romantic Hotel in Bentota
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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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