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Club Bentota

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Paradise Island, Aluthgama, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #2 of 5 Hotels in Aluthgama
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Bimal G Colombo, Sri Lanka
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First of all, no direct access to the hotel, need to come in using a boat . It is pretty difficult to manage our luggage as we have to load unload twice, particularly without any assistance from the boat staff. Extremely discourteous reception and staff. (They treat as if we stay there for free and on their Mercy). there was... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for a day visit so didn't stay over; hence cannot comment on accommodation. This place looks to be an old hotel now renovated. Very cozy atmosphere with a lot of timber structures and shady places to keep the place nice and cool. Main restaurant is perfectly designed with a very high ceiling single story structure. Love the outdoor... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

(Apologies, I started this review when I first got back and have only just round to posting!) As with the recent reviewers we have been so shocked by the negative reviews on Trip Advisor with regards to the hotel. Before arriving we were really concerned about what had booked and was even thinking of changing the hotel before we left... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We returned here for a second visit this December, but found our stay less enjoyable than on the first occasion. There were several reasons for this. Firstly, the restaurant now appears to focus much more on European dishes - to the detriment of the local food we liked so much the first time. Also, some of the curries were simply... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Travelled as a couple to club bentota , we got great value for money on this holiday , and what an experience , rooms are a littie tired but on the whole the hotel is very clean and staff are very nice , got a great service from Luba who does all your needs regarding excursions , money change ,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We absolutely love this place. It is so idyllic. We have stayed here 3 times so far and we are hoping to go back in April 2015 for the 4th time if all goes well. When you arrive on the quayside to get the small taxi boat over the lagoon to the hotel, it takes your breath away. The scenery... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We spent 14 nights at Club Bentota, the most amazing holiday of our lives. The service, people, beach & surroundings was amazing. I have never seen so many butterflies (on the beach) in my life, to be able stand surrounded by butterflies, what an experience! Ok the rooms could do with updating but the authentic experience is what I like,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We arrived with some trepidation having read the negative comments submitted previously. We found such comments to be totally unwarranted, -people must accept that this is a third world country, where due to the grinding poverty people are desperate for tips & hand outs from guests. Yes there is a dampness about the rooms but we were at the end... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

The hotel is nice but the rooms were a bit damp. We stayed all inclusive and although the spread was very good, the only problem was being vegetarian. There were lots of choices for non-vegetarians. We had to speak to the head chef in the end and even then the vegetarian was limited. Some parts of the hotel need refreshing... More 

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Hordle, Lymington hants United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We found Club Bentota perfect for our needs , the setting is unbeatable , stunning beach and lagoon side setting , the wildlife in the grounds alone is amazing from the monkeys to the beautiful glow worms lighting our way back to our bungalow at night , all the staff are friendly,fun and helpful but never overbearing , the food... More 

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Address: Paradise Island, Aluthgama, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Aluthgama
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Club Bentota 3*
Number of rooms: 150
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Club Bentota Hotel Aluthgama
Bentota Hotel Aluthgama
Club Bentota Sri Lanka/Aluthgama

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