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Paradise Road The Villa Bentota

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Mohotti Walauwa | 138/18 - 138/22 Galle Road, Bentota, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #2 of 26 hotels in Bentota
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Anna A Paris, France
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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As we visited Sri Lanka in the beginning of June, there were almost no tourists. So, we felt that all the pleasures of the surroundings were for us and us only, including the magnificent beach few steps away from the hotel, and the flying squirrels, and the birds signing exotic songs, and the trains passing by, and the waving hands... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We absolutely loved the Villa Bentota, everything about it was perfect. The location is stunning on that golden stretch of Bentota Beach. Our rooms were so comfortable, well appointed and unique. The common areas are gorgeous and I imagine even when the hotel is full, there is a quiet corner to find peace. The restaurant was excellent - the service,... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If I could award 10 stars to this property I would. Photos and words simply cannot describe how beautiful the place is and how exceptional the service is. From the minute we arrived, we were greeted by considerate, professional staff who really seem to understand their different guests and be able to tailor their service to suit their needs. We... More

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So different to large 5* hotels and such a great experience! Having spent around 40 hotel stays in Sri Lanka, from North to South, often in the larger hotels - some designed by Sri Lanka’s most influential architect Geoffrey Bawa - we recently discovered a perfect little gem - a country house originally purchased by Bawa in the 70s and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have meant to write reviews several times ... And the fact that this is the first time that I have gotten myself to get it - should serve as some proof of how absolutely stunning the experience here was ! The photos truly do not do it justice - and nothing can explain how truly luxurious and relaxing the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't think of a bad thing to say about Paradise Road - The Villa Bentota Now and again one stumbles across a 'hidden gem' and The Villa certainly comes under this category. The staff is exceedingly friendly and made us feel as if we were at home. The suite was quiet, comfortable, and private. The food was out of... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 2 nights here after staying at nearby Saman Villas. A completely different standard of hotel, but a completely enjoyable stay. The property is something out of a colonial era movie, designed by Geoffrey Bawa with a range of outdoor spaces allowing for some quiet contemplation. The rooms are oversized and themed in their unique black and white decor.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Jeffery Bower designed hotel was one of my all-time favorites. From the minute we arrived I knew we had made the right decision to stay here. Upon arrival we were greeted with homemade ginger beer (amazing). We checked in and were given the tour of the beautifully built hotel, every nook and cranny had a detail, you could just... More

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Manama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the sixth hotel we stayed in during our trip and by far my favourite. The grounds are just stunning, the rooms are comfortable and stylish and the location is great. It is easy to get to the beach, don't let the mention of the train put you off, and once you get there it is a beach that... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

A very charming hotel with plenty of character. Perfect for a short vacation with a good pool and a small kids pool as well. Close to the beach and the noise from the trains passing nearby are not really disturbing. Each room is different and the smiles at the front desk and even housekeeping were very welcome. Were not sure... More

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Address: Mohotti Walauwa | 138/18 - 138/22 Galle Road, Bentota, Sri Lanka
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Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Bentota
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Paradise Road The Villa Bentota 4*
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The Villa Bentota is a unique and private beach-side hotel; Paradise Road's newest property located 2 hours south of Colombo. Offering 15 individually designed rooms and suites with all modern amenities and services, The Villa Bentota is located in the Mohotti Walauwa which was Geoffrey Bawa's first boutique hotel in Sri Lanka. Refurbished and extended with incredible sensitivity to the original design, Shanth Fernando has created yet another masterpiece to give those who stay in the city at Tintagel a new special resort option in true Paradise Road style. With sprawling coconut palm-dressed lawns opening to the sea, two swimming pools, a restaurant, The Villa Café open to all passers-by and a Paradise Road gift store, The Villa Shop and an art gallery, The Villa Gallery, The Villa Bentota is a must-stop for all those traveling down the southern coast of Sri Lanka. ... more   less 
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