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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel was very nice just next to the beach. The spa was the highlight the masseur was awesome one thing to do when you are there. Cabs to visit around the place can be taken from the hotel and are very reasonable. Good was good. Rooms facing the sea was nice however there was smell in the rooms due... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A warm welcome with a flower necklace and complimentary drink. The staff was extremely helpful throughout the stay. There is an indoor garden which is absolutely stunning. The lobby is also well furnished and clean. Rooms - Clean, with excellent service. Large and comfortable beds. Great view over looking the beach. Went on full board basic. Meals were on buffet... More 

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Maresfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a lovely 10 days at the Vivanta, Taj, which was a very relaxing and enjoyable holiday. The service was excellent and your every need was well catered for. The beach is definitely one of the most beautiful, wide, long, and sandy that I have been on for sometime. However, swimming is dangerous due to the very evident undertow. THis... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was one of the finest hotel properties I have stayed at. Vivanta is ideally located at Bentota and the scenic beach front property is great for couples and families. We stayed for two nights but could have (and wanted to) stayed longer. The pool and the beach adjoining the hotel are amazing. The staff is very very helpful. We... 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. As you rightly observed, this resort is unique in many ways - its scenic locations, un-spoilt beaches and the traditional Taj hospitality offered by a friendly team of associates, managers and chefs. This is one of the many reasons why we... More 

New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Loved our stay at the Vivanta,Bentota.. warm and friendly service with a smile ..every little request was attended to ... the most beautiful views... everything a relaxing holiday should be made of .. Definitely going back !!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had great stay for 3 nights . Amazing property good food. Serves indian food & chef is very co-operative, served us our choice of dal. Staff is very friendly, always ready to help. Property captures the beauty of nature, met some co-earthlings... Chameleons and others from the same family,Expected visitors due to serene dauna and flora

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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. It was a great pleasure to note that you had an excellent stay with us. Our chefs are delighted to note that you had a great culinary experience. We have four restaurants and a bar catering to the preferences of all... More 

Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The location of the is hotel encircled by the sea and beaches with soft white sand and adorned with Pandanas plants is probably one of the most beautiful locations I have seen in my sojourn to twenty odd countries in the world. With the friendly Sri Lankan staff and touch of Indian Hospitality Industry knack I found it to be... More 

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Thank you for taking the trouble of sharing your experiences about your recent stay at Vivanta by Taj Bentota. As you rightly observed, this resort is unique in many ways - its scenic locations, un-spoilt beaches and the traditional Taj hospitality offered by a friendly team of associates, managers and chefs. This is one of the many reasons why we... More 

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

Excellent 5 stars hotel with beautiful location at the beach. Very high standard of housekeeping, lovely food choice and evening entertainments. Very welcoming, friendly and helpful staff. Beautiful sea view. Swimming pool, tennis court within the hotel, Spa facilities and shops inside the resort. Easy access to local shops and easy transportation. Warmly recommended.

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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 receive an excellent feedback and great to know that you were extremely happy with our resort and it’s services. . Thank you for you compliments about our housekeeping services, food and entertainment. As... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I, along with my parents, traveled through Sri Lanka for 10 nights. Our final part of our travels saw us spend 3 nights at Vivanta By Taj, Bentota. The only regret that I have is that we only spent 3 nights at this fantastic hotel. It was the best hotel experience I have received in a long... 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. As you rightly observed, our recently renovated Deluxe Delight Rooms are greatly appreciated by our guests and we are getting excellent reviews about the same. We thank you for your compliments. We are delighted to note that... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing property but lousy house keeping. No evening service. I am a hotelier too so I have an eye for detail! Washroom are not renovated at all. It's a black spot on taj properties world wide. They have made a mess out of the property. Washroom were not serviced properly. Buffets is only for Indian population.

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