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Vivanta by Taj - Bentota

Taj HotelsUS$110*
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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very good time at Vivanta.All the staff were friendly and helped us plan our stay.Special thankyou to Suranga for arranging our room nicely and close to beach.We will inform all our friends to come here for their holiday.Thankyou

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

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot believe we finished our lovely 2.5 week tour of Sri Lanka here. This is advertised as a 5* hotel, I'd give it a 3.5. It's like an old resort from the late 1990s. Brits on tour type of thing. Also, we could not figure out why Bentota was a 'destination' beach on this island. It was easily the...

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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 for your review. We have noted your feedback and will certainly look into the areas that you have mentioned. The hotel has signage at all exit points to the beach, detailing what our guests need to know. Thank you once again. Regards Ranjit Shankar General Manager ranjit.shankar@tajhotels.com

Reviewed 1 week ago

The giveaway is this hotel is "by Taj" not *a Taj*. The same way the 2012 box-office flop Gambit starring Colin Firth was "From the Coen Brothers", not *directed by the Coen Brothers*. When we arrived we were impressed by the grand entrance, but then it all went downhill from there. My girlfriend had booked her parents into a sea-view,...

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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 all your inputs. It will be our commitment to have them addressed and corrected. We sincerely hope to give you a better experience, should you consider visiting the resort in...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a relaxing break. The grounds were kept very neat and spacious areas to walk in. The food was of a high standard and a large selection to choose from. The staff were attentive particularly in the main restaurant.Very nice room, and housekeeping very good. Enjoyed our stay. Beautiful deserted beach, just outside hotel boundary.

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

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I prefer not to stay in big hotels but I can see why they attract after our 2 days spent here for a wedding. Everything is organised and efficient. Food was decent and all amenities you could hope for available. Worth spending some time on the beach which is 'postcard perfect'.

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

Reviewed 1 week ago

We are currently staying until the end of this week) at the Vivanta by Taj (room 223) and we are really wondering who they ever got 5 stars. The hotel needs urgently a renovation. The bathroom is our room is so run down I would not even like this in a 3 or 4 star hotel. The room is nice...

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were greeted warmly at the hotel. We only had to wait a few minutes for our room to be ready as we arrived before check in time. The lobby was very impressive with high ceilings and a beautiful floral display. The room itself was lovely but the bathroom was in dire need of refurbishment. This was the only thing...

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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 have noted your feedback about the bathroom and will definitely have this addressed. We thank you once again and look forward to welcoming you and family back, during your future visits to Sri...

Anglesey UK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Vivanta in Bentota for 14 nights at the end of March / beginning of April 2107. The hotel is situated about 2 hours’ drive south of the airport overlooking a beautiful stretch of beach on the west coast of Sri Lanka. The rooms are spacious and well maintained by the friendly, helpful staff. Some of the...

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

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel has a lovely beach area and is in a good location for touring to galle and yalla national park I stayed in it in 2011, the standards then were excellent. Our stay was disappointing and I would certainly not recommend it to others unless you are willing to accept below average service and overpriced (for the quality) food...

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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 for taking the time out to give us this review. We have gone through each and every input that you have given and do apologize for the inconvenience caused to you in this regard. Needless to say, we will address these issues and have them corrected as part of our improvement...

verrierdale
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to book a Luxury Escape package to stay 8 nights at Vivanta by Taj. It turned out to be one of the best holidays of our life. We fell in love with Sri Lanka and it all started at Vivanta by Taj. Our room viewed the ocean and sunsets each evening. The buffet dining was first class offering...

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

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • 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 > Galle District > Bentota
Price Range: $170 - $491 (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 Luxury Hotel in Bentota
#2 Spa Hotel in Bentota
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Bentota
#3 Romantic Hotel in Bentota
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“High floor overlooking pool or ocean.”
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“Make sure your bathroom has been upgraded”
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“High Sea View Rooms are Best”
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“Facing the garden gives you lovely views of the sea.”
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