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.

Mangrove Villa

Meegama Road, Warapitiya,Dharga toen, Bentota, Bentota 85000, Sri Lanka
Hotel amenities
Mangrove Villa
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 1 more site!
Ranked #18 of 41 Specialty Lodging in Bentota
A recent review
4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
MichaelaS2 Prague, Czech Republic
Write a Review

24 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    14
    6
    1
    1
    2
See reviews for
2
12
6
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (7)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (24)
  • Mar-May only
    (6)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (3)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (4)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (11)
All months
Prague, Czech Republic
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

+ Very nice quiet place just for few guests and amazing nature around (mangrove/river, "jungle" garden). We stayed 2 nights in nice, clean and big white bungalow with amazing view of the river and garden. You can watch and hear animals all the time - many kinds of birds, fruit bats, mongooses, varans... - Little bit far away from the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Colombo, Sri Lanka
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was really hard to find assistance from the staff. Even finding water was really inconvenient. They offer water at a price of Rs.100 per bottle and the most disgusting experience was that we had a hard time getting a person into contact so as to ask for that bottle of water even. Then I called the person whose contact... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
11 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Clean, confortable and spacious rooms. The staff are really friendly, helpful and professional and the young man who served us breakfast was always smiling and very professional too. We went on a river safari where we saw water monitors, crocodiles, chameleons, kingfishers and snakes with a really good guide. I definately recommend mangrove villa!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

We turned up to find that they had booked our room out to someone else even though we had already paid through agoda! What kind of a company does that, very unprofessional and not trust worthy. On arrival the manager was very rude to us and not apologetic at all about what they had done, we also received glares from... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Milan, Italy
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

We booked two week Ayurveda trament package in mangrove villa. They provided excellent service for us. Friendly staff,Healthy ayurvedic foods daily arranged by chef according to our body type. Dr.Priyani very friendly and provided us usefull treatment and medicine for our ill.we highly appreciated about her service.Bungalow room was comfortable,clean and nice view towards to bentota river. Mangrove villa is... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Melbourne
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Mangrove Villa is a unique getaway from most other places. With only 6-7 rooms, it is private and far away from touristy traps. Situated on the side of the river and home to King Fishers and lazy Water Monitors, I could relax and refresh myself. My favourite place was sitting by the river and watch the river go by..... The... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

I booked two rooms for my family with each room accommodating 2 people. But when I reached the guy who was managing the property asked me to pay extra since the rate I paid was for 1 person but no where it was mentioned during the booking. I argued that 2 person in a room is a norm but he... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mangrovevilla, Manager at Mangrove Villa, responded to this review

Dear Mr.Punchar, We are so sad about your poor understanding about on line booking. please note that you have booked 2 SGL rooms with breakfast for one night through the on line booking facilities provided by recognize travel agency. you arrived with 4 person to the Mangrove villa. When you were checking, in your voucher it was clearly mentioned that... More 

Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

We stayed at Mangrove for about a week. We were amazed by the beautiful views that we were greeted by- the grounds are lovely and back onto the river. Having read the previous reviews we were expecting much more... the staff were laissez-faire to say the least, only really acknowledging our existence a couple of days before we left, however... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Doha
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

The Mangrove Villa is the perfect place for people who are searching for - very good ayurveda treatments and food, - yoga in the morning, - relaxing and quiet surrounding - clean and comfortable room. I have stayed there 1 week alone and I have to admit that I have never felt bored. If there has been some time left... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Berlin, Germany
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

I booked one week ayurveda in beginning of January 2013. It was more a wellness ayurveda experience, so I would suggest to everyone to give information about your medical condition and your expectations in advance, so that the team can arrange everything for you. Doctor Priyani is very sweet, she will do everything for you. The treatments are very relaxing.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

40 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (35)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (14)
Viewed
View from room (3)
Viewed
Room/suite (4)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (13)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (5)
Viewed
Other (5)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay

Amenities

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