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Vivanta by Taj - Bentota

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National Holiday Resort, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #6 of 27 Hotels in Bentota
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent service throughout the hotel; really above and beyond and hugely impressive Fine dining restaurant excellent Rooms at back suffer from train noise - I asked to be moved to one of the garden ones which was fine. Very modern and well equipped Busy at weekends when locals stay over

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MathewVM, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Bentota, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Vivanta by Taj Bentota for your recent stay and taking the trouble of sharing your experiences at our resort. We are delighted to note that you were extremely happy with our services and resort and had a memorable stay with us. We are happy to note that our team was able to resolve your issues and... More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Along with two couples who are close friends, my husband & I booked a room at Vivanta by Taj in Bentota, Sri Lanka on Saturday 25th July, 2015. The hotel is situated on high ground in the South-West coast of Sri Lanka. The very entrance into the premises gave the sense of space & tranquility. The Lobby of the hotel... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Again another Taj property to stay in. Again another WOW factor. Seems like Taj hotels have got it all right here also. From the staff which is always highly motivated and smiling, to the perfect location and surrounding, you can't ask for anything else. From the moment you enter the hotel, the welcome at the reception, to the trainee who... More 

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

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just back from a fantastic stay for two weeks at vivanta by taj. Could not be faulted in any way. Pool attendants were excellent, putting out beds for us each morning and really friendly towards our children. Special mention for Sasanka, our room service person. Went above and beyond to make our stay fantastic, he is a real asset to... More 

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Thank you for choosing Vivanta by Taj Bentota for your recent visit and taking the trouble of sharing your experiences at our resort. We are delighted to note that you were extremely happy with the resort and had a memorable stay with us. We are extremely delighted to know that our Housekeeping Team member Sasanka and the Pool Attendants have... More 

colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent hote to stay with family. the best staff you get in this hotel. the Restaurant service was excellant. spacialy the room service malin , bimal and the team was the best. kannangara from Restaurant give us a excellant service. and he invite us to come to sea food restaurant also for our dinner.

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Thank you for taking the trouble of sharing your experiences about your recent stay at our resort. We are happy to note that you are extremely delighted with our hotel and its services. Thank you for complimenting the services of our F&B Associates Kannangara, Mali & Bimal. We have passed your compliments to them and they are delighted with the... More 

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Vivanta by Taj in July for 14 days & what a fabulous holiday we had. The accommodation,food,staff, cleanliness was exactly what you would expect from a 5star hotel. We have to thank some of the excellent staff namely Sachith & Sampath for keeping the room spotless. Manoj from the shack for his excellent service & Nadun... More 

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Thank you for choosing Vivanta by Taj Bentota for your recent visit and taking the trouble of sharing your experiences at our resort. We are delighted to note that you were extremely happy with the resort and had a memorable stay with us. We are delighted to note that our team of Associates, Managers and Chefs have taken a good... More 

Dubai, UAE
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here in July, which was off season, with our 5 year old son and mother-in-law. From the moment we arrived at the hotel we were made to feel special, the friendly greeting from the front of house team was genuine and the assistant manager was also on hand to welcome us. We were escorted to our rooms which... More 

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Thank you for taking the trouble of sharing your experiences about your recent stay at Vivanta by Taj Bentota. We are delighted to note your comment about the resort, food, SPA and its services. We are glad to hear that you had memorable stay with us and our team of Associates, Managers and Chefs had taken care of you and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here for 6 nights in July. The hotel wasn't that full as it was off season so the buffet breakfast and dinner were quite empty. We stayed in a garden view room, the room itself was really nice, however the bathroom did need updating as the shower was a bathtub which you wouldn't expect in... More 

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MathewVM, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Bentota, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Vivanta by Taj Bentota for your recent visit and taking the trouble of sharing your experiences at our resort. We are delighted to receive an excellent feedback and great to know that you were extremely happy with our resort and it’s services As you rightly observed, this resort is unique in many ways - its scenic... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were three friends who visited Bentota with some expectation...this was our last hotel of our trip but I must say that this was the best one...chef sunny and his team treated our taste buds with extreme personalised touch..they served us dishes which were not there in the menu...we tried the jiva spa as well, it was quite relaxing...all in... More 

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Thank you for choosing Vivanta by Taj Bentota for your recent visit and taking the trouble of sharing your experiences at our resort. We are delighted to note that you were extremely happy with the resort and had a memorable stay with us. We are delighted to note that our team of Associates, Managers and Chefs have taken a good... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We checked in last night and having paid for a king size rather than twin room with sea view, we ended up in a twin room which is about AED 200 cheaper per day. I contacted reception on arrival and I was promised to be moved to better room as we requested the following day. We re packed and waited... More 

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MathewVM, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Bentota, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Vivanta by Taj Bentota for your recent visit and taking the trouble of sharing your experiences at our resort. We noted with concern your comments about confusion made in allocating your room.. Kindly note that due to the high occupancy we were failed to give a room change immediately. I do accept that we have failed... More 

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