We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Paradise Road The Villa Bentota

Travelers' Choice award winner
Hotel website
Mohotti Walauwa | 138/18 - 138/22 Galle Road, Bentota, Sri Lanka
Book on
TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work directly with Cancelon to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Best prices for: 1 room 1 guest
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Paradise Road The Villa Bentota
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Paradise Road The Villa Bentota
Add Photo Write a Review

290 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Your overall rating of this property
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Traveler rating
    210
    51
    16
    7
    6
See reviews for
57
167
8
2
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (74)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Polish first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (290)
  • Mar-May only
    (79)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (49)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (67)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (95)
All months
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
23 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a relaxing and enjoyable two night stay at The Villa Bentota - despite the weather! The historic building is lovely and tastefully decorated. There are lots of places to relax (some do get soaked wet though!) The grounds were immaculate and there were lots of lovely touches like a tea and cake service in the bar in the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I visited Sri Lanka end of June. We knew it wasn't the best time but thought it would be ok since it's the end of the wet season. We usually like to treat ourselves when booking hotels especially when the destinations are beach destinations. The villa bentota was one of the best hotels we stayed in (we... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

In all honesty the most beautiful, delightful place that I've ever stayed. Serene and luxurious in a truly light touch way. Architecturally refined and tastefully indulgent, every detail has been considered from the light and airy rooms, the carefully selected modern art, the crisp bed linen, and the immaculate, darkly rippling pool and lush grounds. The buildings are an architectural... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Villa Bentota is a very special place, originally designed by Geoffrey Bawa. It's beautiful, relaxing and calm. It gets all the details right, aesthetics, service and style. There is a quirky railway and beyond that a beautiful beach. It's a special place I'd love to return to.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Harshi H, Public Relations Manager at Paradise Road The Villa Bentota, responded to this review

Dear Fiona, Thank you for the positive feedback and for taking the time to do so. We too hope that you return soon. Best wishes The Management - Paradise Road Villa Bentota More 

Goa, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With the right amount of sophistication and meticulously detailed aesthetics Villa Bentota exudes a sense of peace to everyone who decides to visit it. Designed by world renowned architect Geoffrey Bawa, it has been described profoundly by writers and visitors. But all the words come to life only when one actually walks through the gates, steps into the unusually interesting... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Harshi H, Public Relations Manager at Paradise Road The Villa Bentota, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time reviewing our property. We are happy that you appreciated and enjoyed the design and aesthetic which we pride ourselves on. We do hope you visit us again in the future. Best wishes The Management - Paradise Road Villa Bentota More 

Breda, The Netherlands
Level Contributor
11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We started our well deserved vacation here with the intention to do absolutely nothing and be pampered by the hotel staff. Well, that worked out pretty well! Great place to be, nice staff, good food and pleasant location. Even the once in a while passing train was a welcome and interesting interruption of our activities. Highly recommended! Leonel

Was this review helpful? Yes
Harshi H, Public Relations Manager at Paradise Road The Villa Bentota, responded to this review

Thank you for recommending and reviewing our property. Please do return soon. Best wishes The Management - Paradise Road Villa Bentota More 

Hong Kong, China
Level Contributor
10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Harshi H, Public Relations Manager at Paradise Road The Villa Bentota, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing Paradise Road Villa Bentota. We are glad that you enjoyed the establishment, service, and food. We look forward to your next visit and sure to make it as memorable as the first. Best wishes The Management - Paradise Road Villa Bentota More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Level Contributor
26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

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...

Was this review helpful? Yes
Harshi H, Public Relations Manager at Paradise Road The Villa Bentota, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We are pleased that you had a good stay and hope you do return soon. Best wishes The Management - Paradise Road Villa Bentota More 

Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
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
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
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 

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

377 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (356)
Viewed
Room/suite (57)
Viewed
Dining (29)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (71)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (89)
Viewed
Bathroom (6)
Viewed
View from room (24)
Viewed
Family/play areas (2)
Viewed
Other (78)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (21)
Viewed
Room/suite (8)
Viewed
View from room (1)
Viewed
Dining (3)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (5)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (3)
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check In Check Out Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay