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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A group of 12 friends, were celebrating our school reunion after 29years, decided to have a 3 day get-together at Vivanta by Taj @ Bentota. Staff and hospitality are of very good order, always ready to help. Lovely swimming pool. Rooms are clean and tidy. Large breakfast spread. The property is superbly located on 1 of the most pristine beaches....

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Ranjit S, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Bentota, responded to this review

Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj, Bentota! We thank you for your review and for taking your valuable time out to give us this feedback. We are delighted that you had a most pleasant stay at the resort and look forward to welcoming you and family back, during your future visits to Sri Lanka! Thank you for having chosen...

dubai
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited the hotel and stayed 3 nights in a king size room. Everything about the hotel suggested a lack of pride in the staff and lack of focus on customer experience. We tried a couple of the hotel restaurants, the food was average but the price was higher than London really poor value. certainly not one i would recommend.

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Ranjit S, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Bentota, responded to this review

Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj Bentota! Thank you very much for giving us your feedback. We are sorry that you did not have a good experience and have noted your inputs. We hope to give you a better experience during your next trip to Sri Lanka and look forward to welcoming you back to the resort. Warm Regards Ranjit...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location on the beach with lovely swimming pool and gardens. The breakfast buffet is great: hoppers dosa....continental..fresh juices. Rooms overlooking beach or gardens. Friendly employees. We tried the Palm restaurant in the evening a couple of times...local sri Lanka curry selection and were great other friends had the butcher and chicken. The cheapest wine bottle is 7000 rupees a...

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Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj, Bentota! We thank you for your review and for taking your valuable time out to give us this feedback. We are delighted that you had a most pleasant stay at the resort and look forward to welcoming you and family back, during your future visits to Sri Lanka! Thank you for having chosen...

Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We visited Sri Lanka in November and were at Taj for two nights. We requested at the check in time about us visiting Mirissa for whale watching. We were to leave at 4:30 am from the hotel. They arranged to pack the breakfast for us. Though we did not request for a wake up call, yet as a courtesy they...

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Thank you so much for your lovely review and for taking your valuable time out to give us this feedback. We are truly delighted that you had a most pleasant stay at the resort and look forward to welcoming you and family back, during your future visits to Sri Lanka! Thank you for having chosen to stay at the Vivanta...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 1 amazing night on our third anniversary. I had asked for cake to be arranged as a surprise for my husband and was really impressed with the beautifully rich chocolate cake they created for us. Yum. The staff were extremely friendly. Food was brilliant. We did both the breakfast and the dinner buffets - worth every...

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Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj, Bentota! We thank you for your review and for taking your valuable time out to give us this feedback. We are delighted that you had a most pleasant stay at the resort and look forward to welcoming you and family back, during your future visits to Sri Lanka! Thank you for having chosen...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Amazing hotel and mind blowing views. Easy access to the beach. We stayed here just for a night since it was our anniversary. Right from the get go, we felt right at home. Excellent customer service, smiling, polite staff. We were even surprised with a 'Happy Anniversary' cake! :) Definitely one of the BEST 5 star hotels we have stayed...

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Thank you so much for your lovely review and for taking your valuable time out to give us this feedback. We are truly delighted that you had a most pleasant stay at the resort and look forward to welcoming you and family back, during your future visits to Sri Lanka! Thank you for having chosen to stay at the Vivanta...

Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just came back after 10 days in Sri Lanka, fantastic, the location, food, and comfort. I would like to give a mention to the staff individually but I can't they were all very cheerful, polite they just couldn't do enough for you. Highly recommend this place.

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Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj, Bentota! We thank you for your review and for taking your valuable time out to give us this feedback. We are delighted that you had a most pleasant stay at the resort and look forward to welcoming you and family back, during your future visits to Sri Lanka! Thank you for having chosen...

chennai, India
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My family and I enjoyed staying at Vivanta by Taj at Bentota. Nice clean and big sea view room with balcony. Facilities like swimming pool, Indoor & Outdoor games and excellent food with plenty of options made our stay there recently a memorable and scintillating experience.

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Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj, Bentota! We thank you for your review and for taking your valuable time out to give us this feedback. We are delighted that you had a most pleasant stay at the resort and look forward to welcoming you and family back, during your future visits to Sri Lanka! Thank you for having chosen...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely hotel on a beautiful beach. We received a wonderful welcome and throughout our stay all of the staff were attentive and friendly. We were lucky enough to be upgraded but this was subject to having a twin room rather than the double that we had requested. Although our room was not large it was well appointed...

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Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj, Bentota! We thank you for your review and for taking your valuable time out to give us this feedback. We are delighted that you had a most pleasant stay at the resort and look forward to welcoming you and family back, during your future visits to Sri Lanka! Thank you for having chosen...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Adjacent to beautiful beach with Taj service and food ....heaven on the earth. Royal service and food options...with so many activity options...not a minute of boredom. At the same time good privacy. Had really very good time.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Minibar
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sri Lanka is referred to as a ‘small miracle,’ for despite the island’s relatively small size, its natural wonders and beauty are in abundance. Vivanta by Taj – Bentota is located on the south west coast of Sri Lanka. The hotel lies over a lush hill that overlooks the Indian Ocean. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vivanta by Taj - Bentota

Address: National Holiday Resort, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Bentota
Price Range: $301 - $1,000 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Vivanta by Taj - Bentota 5*
Number of rooms: 160
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Also Known As:
Vivanta By Taj - Bentota Hotel Bentota
Taj Exotica Hotel Bentota
Bentota Taj Exotica Hotel
Taj Exotica Sri Lanka
Taj Exotica Srilanka
Taj Exotica Bentota
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Bentota
#2 Spa Hotel in Bentota
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Bentota
#2 Luxury Hotel in Bentota
#3 Romantic Hotel in Bentota
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“rooms above 4th floor are ideal to have sit-out balcony.”
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“Top floor sea view”
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“Get sea side views, don't miss the sunset from the beach.”
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“ground floor, sea view the sound of the ocean was very therapeutic”
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