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Nisala Arana

326/1 Circular Road | Kommala, Bentota, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #3 of 41 Bentota B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sahan D Colombo, Sri Lanka
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't be fooled by the website..This is a beautiful place. We had our pre-wedding photo and video shoots done here and it was beyond what we expected. All the staff were very accommodating and even arranged the place for us. Ben was very helpful taking care of everything and making sure we were able to do what we wanted..All in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Nisala Arana will always be most dear to us and holds a very special place in our hearts. Our wedding day and indeed the joyful week before it was absolutely magical. We cannot wait to return! We initially contacted Ben who was extremely helpful, attentive and responsive to our questions and really demonstrated a great understanding of our requirements. He... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We had a few days here with our parents and stayed in the Doctor's House. Very charming, spacious and comfortable. Beautiful garden setting, nice pool and lots of places to relax. Food was fantastic, as was the service. Away from the hustle and bustle of the town, but within a few minutes drive of the beaches, lagoon and other attractions.... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We had an amazing time at Nisala Arana. It is tranquil, peaceful and perfect for chilling out. The rooms are spacious, modern and very clean. Staff I should say were excellent hosts and the food was delicious. Loved the Sri Lankan breakfast. We will definitely go back.

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Stroud, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We stayed here for a week in mid/late April culminating in our daughter's wedding. We were looked after by all the team incredibly well, the food was superb, and the various elements of the big day all came together perfectly as organised by Ben who was very thorough in all details. There were tropical storms on several days (luckily not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

The garden is amazing, the staff is like family, the interior is breathtaking and the food is delicious. Just go. We had a great time at the pool, going to the beach, visiting tempels, playing cards, relaxing in the garden, playing in the garden, doing yoga - relaxing ! Michelle Hviid, Denmark

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We had three nights at Nisala Arana last month for my sister's wedding. A beautiful venue - hard to capture in a photo! It's the kind of place we'd been hoping to stay at in Sri Lanka - a little piece of paradise. The wedding itself was amazing. Great food, and the staff were fantastic. Especially Jerome, who looked after... More

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We rolled into Bentota during the final two or three days of our amazing trip to Sri Lanka. Nisala Arana was a wonderful and relaxing sanctuary for us. We found it to be just the right size in terms or rooms, and everything was wonderfully presented. The room was perfectly set up and had everything we needed, including an outdoor... More

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Kingston, Norfolk Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

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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Address: 326/1 Circular Road | Kommala, Bentota, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Bentota
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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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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