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Vivanta by Taj - Bentota

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   National Holiday Resort, Bentota, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #5 of 25 hotels in Bentota
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Kendal_UKHeron Kendal, UK
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kendal, UK
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a beautiful hotel in an amazing location. The staff were particularly helpful and attentive and dealt with requests promptly and courteously, as well as remembering individual requests a few days later and checking up to see that all was well. The grounds were well maintained and the site was kept secure by security guards at all exits to... More

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is the crem de la crem if hotels Taj have got this place operating perfectly The staff are awsome and you get the reception lady, who personally shows your roof to you and all the features. This hotel is not cheap Expect to pay top money for extras But never the less great service.

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New Delhi, India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went for an official tour in July 14. The overall experience was very relaxing .The view from the room itself was very pleasing and seemed a perfect place to sip on a glass of wine accompanied by a good book.. The hotel is very open and the beach is very clean, although must say the water is way too salty... More

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Riyadh, Ar Riyad, Saudi Arabia
16 reviews 16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Well TAJ is taj at the end of the day :) good hotel good staff great food and and access to the beach and pools for kids and adults. This hotel chain has always been true to its name. Our check in and check out was very nicely handled as well more so the staff's hospitality was very good.

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I loved it here. After a 2 and a half hour trip from the airport, we received a warm welcome with flower garlands and juice, which was perfect after 16 hours travelling. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful, and were always eager to please. Breakfast was a massive buffet with everything you could imagine, and again the staff were... More

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here in June/July 2014 - it was monsoon season, but the weather was generally fine, the only issue was the sea is a no go zone. We had travelled around a little ahead of arriving at Vivanta for 9 nights. Everything about this hotel is great, including all of the staff. We were upgraded on arrival which was... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Welcoming arrival with speedy checkin and excellent receptionists, room cleanliness could not be faulted, every aspect of our needs were met. Food, always a worry in hotels but this hotel did not disappoint, infact we planned to eat out most nights but the hotel restaurants were great and so reasonably priced we decided to eat in....the chefs were so accommodating... More

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Los Angeles, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
32 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pretty large hotel with a nice bar, pool, and reasonably good meals at the cafe/restaurant. Great location on the beach, where you can stroll down for alternate meal options. We organised a 100-person conference at the hotel and the staff were excellent in catering to our needs.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff very friendly, and accommodating. Lovely, clean hotel. Fantastic meals. Very customer oriented. Highly recommend it. Unspoilt beach location. My son had his birthday on holiday. They arranged a cake and a magic show. They made him feel really special.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted an opportunity to re-charge our batteries and we knew from the moment we arrived that we had made the right choice. The hotel is wonderful. Everything was perfect from the warm welcome to food and the fabulous pool side. This hotel caters for everyone. We stayed in a deluxe sea view room - it was lovely and kept... More

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Address: National Holiday Resort, Bentota, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Bentota
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Vivanta by Taj - Bentota 3.5*
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Vivanta By Taj - Bentota Hotel Bentota
Taj Exotica Hotel Bentota
Bentota Taj Exotica Hotel
Taj Exotica Sri Lanka
Taj Exotica Srilanka
Taj Exotica Bentota

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Sri Lanka is referred to as a ‘small miracle,’ for despite the island’s relatively small size, its natural wonders and beauty are in abundance. Vivanta by Taj – Bentota is located on the south west coast of Sri Lanka. The hotel lies over a lush hill that overlooks the Indian Ocean. ... more   less 
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