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Paradise Road The Villa Bentota

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Mohotti Walauwa | 138/18 - 138/22 Galle Road, Bentota, Sri Lanka
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong, China
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to stay. All the character of a private villa but run like a hotel. Staff were exceptional, food was lovely and realistically priced. The pool was good. Plenty of water and snacks by the pool. Lovely beach and location. I would say one of the best places I have ever stayed

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome property. Amazing architecture. Best place to relax. Nice big rooms. The view from the rooms is spectacular. The pool and poolside is fantastic. Very easy access to beach. Almost like a private beach. The location is very safe. The staff is very nice and welcoming. Superb restaurant and a bar side lounge...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

It is absolutely beautiful! This is a boutique hotel with 9 or 10 rooms, all of them suites It's location is very close to a magnificent beach, clean, with very soft sand and warm water. The food is very good and the service could not been better. The person at the reception is kind and warm, sorry I did not... More 

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SaskiaFH, Director- Public Relations at Paradise Road The Villa Bentota, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Best wishes, Saskia Fernando Hammoud More 

Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

What a wonderful and beautiful venue. We were so unlucky to only stay here just one night! Everything about the place is beautiful, relaxing and the attention to detail is second to none. With the beach just footsteps away from the back of the venue and an amazing pool and lounging area, you will want for nothing! The food was... More 

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SaskiaFH, Director- Public Relations at Paradise Road The Villa Bentota, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a positive review of your stay and please do come back to visit us again soon for longer than one night! Best wishes, Saskia Fernando Hammoud More 

London
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65 reviews 65 reviews
25 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We stayed here at the end of our Sri Lankan trip for a total of five nights to relax and unwind and on that score the hotel delivered! Located close to the beach (which in fact was deserted most of the time or only had a smattering of people on) the hotel also offers guests the opportunity to relax and... More 

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SaskiaFH, Director- Public Relations at Paradise Road The Villa Bentota, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us and we are so happy to hear your enjoyed all the little details of Paradise Road The Villa Bentota. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Best wishes, Saskia Fernando Hammoud More 

Saint Julian's, Malta
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51 reviews 51 reviews
37 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We enjoyed our stay at The Villa Bentota. The grounds are beautiful, the food delicious and the beach just across the road. The rooms though comfortable are badly in need of a makeover. In fact the whole property looks rather more magical at night when they light it all up with lanterns and all the little flaws hidden. When talking... More 

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SaskiaFH, Director- Public Relations at Paradise Road The Villa Bentota, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property and we are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We are continuously working on the maintenance of the property however Paradise Road The Villa Bentota, formerly the Villa Mohotti, was built in the 70s by the late Geoffrey Bawa and much of the age and patina belongs... More 

Perth, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We booked five nights in this boutique hotel for our spring break. My wife and I wanted a relaxing time next to a nice beach and this hotel fitted the bill perfectly. We relaxed by the impressive pool for the first three days with walks to the beach early morning and late afternoons. The staff were excellent, very attentive and... More 

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SaskiaFH, Director- Public Relations at Paradise Road The Villa Bentota, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We do hope to welcome you back to Paradise Road The Villa Bentota on your next trip to Sri Lanka! Best wishes, Saskia Fernando Hammoud More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
6 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My wife and I stayed five nights in this lovely luxury boutique hotel and didn't set foot outside of the grounds! We didn't need to. We spent the days next to the lovely pool and evenings at the hotel restaurant and bar. The staff were excellent! A few issues with translation but generally great. The food in the restaurant was... More 

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SaskiaFH, Director- Public Relations at Paradise Road The Villa Bentota, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are so please to hear you enjoyed the design, food, service and rooms. We appreciate your sensitivity to the language barrier, most of our staff do speak good english however on occasion we do have new staff in training. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!... More 

St. Petersburg, Russia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
23 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I’ve just come back after a fantastic, relaxing 10 day stay in this boutique hotel, and I must say I miss it already. Here’s why: The best beach on Sri Lanka The villa is located 50 m away from Bentota beach, which is truly the best I’ve seen on Sri Lanka so far. There were very few people there. Even... More 

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SaskiaFH, Director- Public Relations at Paradise Road The Villa Bentota, responded to this review

Dear Ruby, Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed positive review of your stay with us. We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed all the details of Paradise Road The Villa Bentota. It is the attention to detail that you have so carefully described that we pride ourselves on as a design and hospitality... More 

Kuala Lumpur
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

What a stunning piece of property! Stayed here for 5 nights and hardly left the villa because we were just so happy to be in the villa compound. Loved the amazing spacious room and private terrace. Staff was extremely helpful and thoughtful and nothing was too much for them. Food at the restaurant was simple and delicious. Definitely a memorable... More 

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SaskiaFH, Director- Public Relations at Paradise Road The Villa Bentota, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property and we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We do hope you will visit us again soon and look forward to welcoming you back to Paradise Road The Villa Bentota. Best wishes, Saskia Fernando Hammoud More 

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