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Riverbank Bentota

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168 Walipanna Road, Aluthgama 12080, Sri Lanka (Formerly River Bank Hotel)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for two nights in this sweet place and regret that we did not have more time. Danushka and his family are probably the nicest people we have met in Sri Lanka. Our room had high ceilings, a lot of light, air con, a balcony with riverview and it was super clean. Every morning we got a nice breakfast... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rooms are spacious and clean with ac,refrigerator and big terrace.Pool is very nice.They have great ice coffee and juices.It is 5 minutes walk to the centre of Aluthgama or 15 minutes walk to Bentota beach(200 lkr tuk tuk)Staff was friendly and breakfast was ok.I recommend the hotel for its beauty and city of Aluthgama because of friendly people and good... More 

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Manchester
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was perfect! The room was very big and clean. If you want your room cleaned you have to ask. There are no mosquito nets but we did not find this a problem as we had plug ins and burned coils outside the room. The view of the river is amazing and great sunsets. The pool is the best... More 

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italy
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12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We really loved to be there, the room is huge and clean and with a big terrace on that amazing view, i have incredible pics took from there. Breakfast is the best i had in sri lanka. ..lot of fruit, sandwiches and yummy coconut pancakes. .and the best fruit shake ever! They arranged our drop off at the airport and... More 

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Hong Kong
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We stay in this lovely little boutique hotel 24-27 dec. as hotel around that area during xmas not much choice, only high end or backpack style, stay here base on tripadvisor comment. We arrived in a raining day, everything looks not nice when rain. The hotel is facing river and a short walk to bentota beach but not too far.... More 

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Galle, Sri Lanka
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24 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Superb destination and fantastic lake view of all rooms. Huge rooms make us feel comfortable and all are well clean. Pool with jaqussie and its view felt us we having bath in lake. Superb service from auntie's and sons property. Foods are well delicious and taste without and artificial flavorings. Can recommend for any one as best in aluthgama bentota... More 

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We were so glad we decided to come here instead of staying in one of the overpriced hotels in Bentota. It is a great B&B style guesthouse in a quiet street along the Bentota river where you will be well looked after by Danushka and his family. These guys go out of their way to make sure you are comfortable... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

It took me 2 months to write this review but like they say better later then never. Me my wife and our 2 year old son stayed here for 3 days. It was our first stop of the trip and I can say that it was a perfect start of our holiday. The hotel is familiy owned so they realy... More 

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014 via mobile

Stay in this place, you’ll love it. This is a B&B and not a hotel. Don’t expect hotel service and you won’t be disappointed. Riverside is kept in an immaculately clean condition (nothing is said, but it is really a “shoes off” guest-house). The furnishings are new and very good. The breakfasts, though limited in choice, are fresh, delicious and... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Although the hotel is actually located in Aluthgama, the bridge over to Bentota is literally a 5 minute walk away. The service at this hotel was the best that we experienced in Sri Lanka. The manager was extremely pleasant and happy to help us in any way possible. Riverbank is one of the few places in the area that has... More 

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Riverbank_Bentota, Manager at Riverbank Bentota, responded to this review

It is my pleasure to help you and nice to here that you enjoyed while your stay. Honestly your kind words motivating us to provide a better service in the future and always welcome you back to sri lanka and Riverbank bentota Kind Regards, Danushka Samararatne, More 

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