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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 26 Hotels in Bentota
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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London
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81 reviews 81 reviews
55 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My only complaint with this hotel was the layout signage which resulted in me never find my way round easily! We spent just 2 nights here at the end of a tour round the island. The hotel was well located at the beach and an easy walk into Bentota village. The restaurant inside the hotel was not impressive and more... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went to this luxurious hotel to have a dinner, the lobby is fantastic, the staff are very welcoming. We had our dinner in a restaurant near the pool, although the weather was little bit humed but the fans in the cielling made it ok, the food was delicious and the service was excellent.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just returned from a 10 day break at this hotel. We have been to many great hotels around the world, but this was right up there. Nothing was too much trouble , and the staff were just first class. It was our silver wedding anniversary, and the hotel made it special in many ways. Our suite was excellent, the view... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Bentota actually has a lot of hotels, but Taj tops all of them! From the moment you enter the hotel till the time you check out, you are euphoric! The private beach is stunning! The pool is fantastic! The food is delicious no matter where you eat! But the award goes to the cocktails served in the hotel which are... More 

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

I recently visited this hotel for 10 days after reading the fantastic reviews and would highly recommend this resort to those who want to relax and unwind. We travelled as a family of 4 adults and had organised transfers from Colombo airport through our travel agent. One tip of advice: Ask your driver to use the Express Way as it... More 

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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for a couple of nights after an exhausting tour around the island and this was a very pleasant place to recover at. Very good food indeed in the Palms restaurant, a superb pool and a nice modern comfortable room. Food at the pool was distinctly average, but we were really just taking on coal, so to speak. Although it... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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49 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is classy and luxurious, down to the last detail. From the moment you pass the gates, you know you are someplace special. From the superb customer service to the comfortable room with ocean view, this hotel hits all the right notes. We had high speed wifi in the room, complementary water, and phenomenal housekeeping service. Although the rooms... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was in excellent condition, modern, amazing bathroom and great view. Bed was large and super comfortable. High class everything, total luxury. The place is flawless. The bathroom has a glass wall between it and the bedroom which is fun, and also lets you still enjoy some of the view. All facilities were excellent, pool is amazing. The beach is... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were booked into this hotel for 4 nights following a very busy island tour. On our arrival were very impressed by the grand reception area. Our welcome was very warm and friendly. We actually arrived much earlier than expected, certainly well before the official check in time of 1400 hrs. After a few phone calls we were shown to... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at the Vivanta due to a friend having his wedding at the property. It is located at the edge of the Bentota area, a short 5 minute walk from the Bentota railway station. The property is a huge sprawling site with multiple floors and levels, the various restaurants and bars are dotted around this site, it can... More 

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