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Vivanta by Taj - Bentota

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National Holiday Resort, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
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Vivanta by Taj - Bentota
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Ranked #6 of 26 Hotels in Bentota
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Perth
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57 reviews 57 reviews
11 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were upgarded to a sew view room. Beautiful rooms. The staff were very friendly and nothing was a problem. The breakfast was amazing. Beautiful pool setting and cozy bar. Would definitely return. Amazing sunset from the pool area. The beach was quite rocky so did not go to swim.

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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 that you were extremely happy with the resort and its services and had a memorable stay with us. This hotel has a unique location with mesmerizing view of the ocean which is frequently patronized repeatedly by... More 

kokshetau, Kazakhstan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Magnificent family rest! Good country, kind people, excellent hotel!!! Everything was pleasant!!! We travel much. Vivanta - great attention and care!!! Many thanks for unforgettable rest! the best of hotels on Sri Lanka

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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 that you were extremely happy with the resort and its services and had a memorable stay with us Thank you once again for choosing to stay at Vivanta by Taj Bentota and for your feedback. We... More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful stay at this lovely hotel in Bentota. The ocean view suite was beautiful and had all the luxuries one would expect in a hotel of this type. The service was impeccable and staff very helpful and hospitable. The spa was a real treat and not to be missed. Breakfast was wonderful and the hotel is close... 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 its services and had a memorable stay. We are happy to note that you had a great SPA experience and enjoyed the pool... More 

Abu dhabi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our group stayed for three nights this past week. From check in to check out the hotel was excellent. Beautiful gardens fill the hotel, the rooms are a good size and very clean. Special thanks to the senior sous chef ( Nalaka Dinendra ) who catered to our every need and was definitely a high point in our experience, he... 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 its services and had a memorable stay. We are extremely happy to note you comment about our Sous Chef Nalaka and his Sri... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a very comfortable stay and had good dining options. Must mention that Chef sukhdev ensured that we were served the right indian cuisine we were looking for. Taj is the only hotel in Bentota where u can look for good Indian food. Also, the hotel has fantastic views and the staff is friendly and courteous. We also visited... 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 its services and had a memorable stay with us. We are extremely happy to note your comment about our Indian Chef Sukdev’s culinary... More 

New Delhi, India
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

i really enjoyed the experience. the place is fantastic. i recommend it and is worth paying a visit. is just by the beach, the rooms have balconies that face the sea, the service is very kind. the only thing is that food in the restaurants could be improved, but is a minor thing.

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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 its services and had a memorable stay with us. We noted your comments about the food and thank you very much for bringing... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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112 reviews 112 reviews
74 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at this hotel during our anniversary weekend. Even though we loved the hotel, there were a series of errors at the hotel which prevents me from rating this as an excellent experience. What we really liked? 1. They have an amazing pool. It's a great place to relax with a large number of lounge chairs. So it does... More 

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

Thank you for taking the trouble of sharing your experiences about your recent stay at Vivanta by Taj Bentota. We noted your candid comments and thank you very much for bringing these issues to our attention which we greatly appreciated. We are pleased to inform you that the concerned Departmental Heads have been alerted about your comments and immediate action... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The hotel is wonderful. Clean, with excellent service. The staff are attentive without being intrusive. The location is fantastic and if you don't want to go anywhere you could easily pass your days by the pool or the beach while enjoying fantastic food. A short rickshaw ride will get you into the local town. There is also a train station... 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 with your review of our resort and its services. We are extremely happy to note that you had a memorable stay with us . Thank you once again for choosing to stay at Vivanta by Taj Bentota and... More 

Saint-Petersburg, Russia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel's location is very good, the hotel is a wonderful, large and comfortable rooms, the ocean is very warm and clean, the service at heights, varied food, lots of fruit. The weather was good. Nearby is the railway, which does not prevent. Very friendly staff. Thank you for the holidays !!!

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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 its services and had a memorable stay with us. Thank you once again for your feedback and we look forward to welcoming you... More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed two nights in a triple room . Standard rooms are quite small .Except for breakfast buffet lunch & dinner very limited selection ... No lobby music or entertainment .. Hotel has access to nice clean beach .. Had to continuously remind for tea coffee as they don't fill up enough ..But the rooms service was quick and prompt... 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 noted your comments on rooms, lunch & dinner buffet, music and shortfalls of our services. Thank you very much for your candid feedback which we value a lot to improve our service standards and products. We... More 

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