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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

Hotel is beach touched. Elegant reception hall and very friendly and efficient staff manning the reception. Mandatory welcome process....cold napkin, choice of welcome drink and the staff accompany you to your room...no impersonal directions to your room. Two things that can be improved upon:- ● shoreline view is obstructed by a line of trees...these should be trimmed for an unrestricted...

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Thank you for choosing Vivanta by Taj Bentota for your recent visit and taking the time for sharing your experiences at our resort. We are delighted to note that you enjoyed your holiday and had a confortable and a memorable stay with us and the resort. We are glad to know that you have enjoyed the traditional Taj hospitality offered...

Dudley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the Vivanta for 9 nights in October and found no faults with our stay here, the hotel is immaculate, rooms are one of the best I have ever stayed in, the location is amazing and the staff cannot do enough for you! We were a large group of 10 and we all thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The...

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Sorry for the delay in replying to your feedback, thank you for choosing Vivanta by Taj Bentota for your recent visit and taking the time for sharing your experiences at our resort. We are delighted to note that you were extremely happy with the resort and its services and had a memorable stay with us. We are glad to note...

Reviewed 9 November 2015

My stay Taj Bentota was fantastic. great food. View was really amazing and i never got disappointed. The sun set was great. Had a great holiday at Taj Bentota. Room were clean and had everything we needed. Sri lanka is friendly community, recommended for all nature loving people.

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Sorry for the delay in replying to your feedback, thank you for choosing Vivanta by Taj Bentota for your recent visit and taking the time for sharing your experiences at our resort. We are delighted to note that you were extremely happy with the resort and its services and had a memorable stay with us. We are glad to note...

Reviewed 9 November 2015

Hotel was excellent, specially for a beach lover like me. All the facilities were properly taken care of. Breakfast was superb. Rooms were very clean. Every day found new decoration in the room. Loved it. All service staff were professional. Took care of us as and when its needed.

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Sorry for the delay in replying to your feedback, and thank you for choosing Vivanta by Taj Bentota for your recent visit and taking the time for sharing your experiences at our resort. We are delighted to note that you were extremely happy with the resort and its services and had a memorable stay with us. We are glad to...

Hoi An, Vietnam
Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

Hotel is situated right on the ocean. The view is spectacular. Hotel rooms are large with great views. The pool area is large enough to feel like you are by yourself. The staff from the moment you arrive until you leave are helpful, friendly and curtious. The hotel manager makes himself available on greet night

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Sorry for the delay in replying to your feedback, and thank you for choosing Vivanta by Taj Bentota for your recent visit and taking the time for sharing your experiences at our resort. We are delighted to note that you were extremely happy with the resort and its services and had a memorable stay with us. We are glad to...

wirra;
Reviewed 9 November 2015

Had the pleasure of staying here for 3 nights last week for an event. I honestly cannot find anything to fault, the food was amazing, the rooms clean and spacious, the staff all smiles. Had a lovely hour in the spa too. All the while surrounded by paradise, the pool, grounds and beach were spotless.

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Sorry for the delay in replying to your feedback, and thank you for choosing Vivanta by Taj Bentota for your recent visit and taking the time for sharing your experiences at our resort. We are delighted to note that you were outstandingly happy with the resort and had a memorable stay with us. We are glad to know that you...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 November 2015

We had the most enjoyable and relaxing stay at the Taj Bentota.Beach. We were very warmly welcomed and the check in was very fast .We were given a welcome drink and were taken to our room which was clean and quite big.We had a sea facing balcony. We arrived around 7.30pm and were also introduced to Neeraj , the Executive...

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Sorry for the delay in replying to your feedback, and thank you for choosing Vivanta by Taj Bentota for your recent visit and taking the time for sharing your experiences at our resort. We are delighted to note that you were extremely happy with the resort and its services and had a memorable stay with us. We are glad to...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

Amazing property and spacious rooms. Good food and good hospitality. The property is self sufficient to spend time for atleast two days. The best part was the sunset view from the room. The rooms had very good ambiance and the staff was very friendly as well. The service was quick and very satifactory. Would surely visit this property whenever i...

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Thank you for choosing Vivanta by Taj Bentota for your recent visit and taking the time for sharing your experiences at our resort. We are delighted to note that you were extremely happy with the resort and its services and had a memorable stay with us. We are glad to know that you have enjoyed the traditional Taj hospitality offered...

Bungay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2015

We chose this hotel for a stress free relaxing break and couldn't have made a better choice. Superlative service, friendly courteous staff combined with a great spa and choice of restaurants serving excellent food made this a great stay.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

Found this hotel by chance when looking at where best to stay for the weather in November. Unfortunately the weather left a lot to be desired but this no one can control. The hotel was lovely. Staff welcomed us with a flower garland and drinks before showing us to our rooms. Rooms were spacious and clean. UK plugs which was...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • 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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • 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 > Bentota
Price Range: $278 - $511 (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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“Higher floor with sea view is our recommendation.”
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