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Nisala Arana

326/1 Circular Road | Kommala, Bentota, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #4 of 32 Bentota B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Peter W Kingston, Norfolk Island
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Kingston, Norfolk Island
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We got married at Nisala Arana last month and we couldn't have asked for more. We left all of the planning up to the Manager Ben so most of the events of the night were a surprise to us as well as our guest. The day just kept getting better and better as it went on. We had a traditional... More

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London, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An absolutely beautiful place.....felt like paradise! I was on a yoga trip and the surrounding beauty of Nasala Arana was magic. Wonderful food, great people (Veb, Jerome, Tony, Senna et al) who really looked after us.....I didn't want to leave! They should sort the ventilation/air conditioning of the small room in the doctors house but apart from that, I had... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nisala Arana is one of the most amazing luxury boutique hotels I've ever stayed at , have a look on their website ..the photo gallery will give you some idea what I'm talking about...food is exquisite with European and Asia tastes. The atmosphere that you experience and the relaxation will be so refreshing to body and soul ...I feel very... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We returned this time to show Nisala Arana to our parents / parents-in-law. They were as taken and bowled over by the beauty of the place and Bentota village as what we were on our first visit. We are well traveled and this is the place we will always return to for relaxation, reflection and an immersion of west coast... More

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73 reviews 73 reviews
33 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Arriving at Nisala Arana after a long and stressful drive from Nuwara Eliya we were bowled over by the lovely grounds. Our room, one of the Mango suites, was wonderful - spacious and comfortable with an attractive bathroom/wetroom with slatted wood windows, and a balcony overlooking the garden. And we were thrilled to see a Nespresso machine in our room.... More

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83 reviews 83 reviews
32 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

The last night 5 nights of our month's tour of Sri Lanka were spent here. We were very lazy and did little, apart from sit in the beautiful shady grounds reading and have the occasional cooling dip in the pool.One of the highlights for us was being woken to a spectacular dawn chorus every morning. We saw some wonderful birds... More

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London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
19 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014 via mobile

We spent our final four days of our holiday in this oasis retreat. You can not fail to delighted with the beautiful grounds, the swimming pool and luxurious rooms. But what truly makes a stay special are the staff. Jerome and Tony are exceptional nothing is too much trouble, they are warm and caring. We felt like we were members... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We have nothing but great things to say about this place and would recommend it to anyone looking for somewhere to stay in Bentota. The accommodation is spacious and extremely comfortable and the surrounding grounds are spectacular. The swimming pool is a welcome addition and we really enjoyed taking a late afternoon dip followed by complimentary tea and biscuits. There... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

I stayed at Nisala Arana for three nights with my two kids. We live in Colombo and wanted to get out on a long weekend to a quiet place where we could just sleep, read and spend time together. All nice hotels at the beach were fully booked due to long weekend and Valentine day and we could not find... More

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Hong Kong
14 reviews 14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

our family of 4 spent 3 days here. It was the perfect way to end our trip to Sri Lanka after a week of hopping around. The property is very nice - upscale but very relaxed. we stayed in the Doctor's House, which was a real treat. very large and amazing design. The property itself is located about 3km from... More

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Also Known As:
Nisala Arana Hotel Bentota
Nisala Arana Hotel
Address: 326/1 Circular Road | Kommala, Bentota, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle District > Bentota
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #4 of 32 B&Bs / Inns in Bentota
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Nisala Arana, a luxury Boutique Hotel amidst lush greenery and spacious tropical gardens, minutes from the beach. The Doctor's House, Coconut & Mango Villas offer six beautifully appointed colonial style bedroom suites. The freshwater pool, yoga inspiring gardens and open pavilion where delicious cuisine is accompanied by fine wines, make this hotel one of the finest discoveries in Sri Lanka. Joy, bliss, solitude, glory, revelations, mystery, life's simple secrets unravel in this earthly abode a perfect nirvana for the body, mind and soul. ... more   less 
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