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Vivanta by Taj - Bentota

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National Holiday Resort, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a good sized hotel with very friendly staff and good food. The staff were great at checkin. No issues throughout the stay. They supplied a young girl from the area to watch our daughters baby monitor while we had dinner in the hotel. We never left the hotel but still were very comfortable with it. The Chinese food... More 

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Asker, Norway
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We started our 3 weeks holiday in Sri Lanka with 3 days at the Vivanta Taj. A Perfect Choice. Vivanta is a paradise - Incredible sea view and location on the lovely Beach. Super service from all staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing great service we couldn't have asked for anything else . Credit to chefs the food was amazing and service throughout the hotel was excellent . Very clean hotel and definitely 5 star service . Direct acces to beach from 1 st floor rooms

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Ranjit S, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Bentota, responded to this review

Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj, Bentota! We thank you for your review and for taking your valuable time out to give us this feedback. We are delighted that you had a most pleasant stay at the resort and look forward to welcoming you and family back, during your future visits to Sri Lanka! Thank you for having chosen... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A friend and I visited Taj Bentota the weekend of July 16th for 2 nights. We had a delightful stay. A very warm reception by the GM Ranjit Shankar and his staff. We had a fabulous sea view room on the 6th floor with a private terrace and jacuzzi. Dinner was at the Shack restaurant due it's great location. Chef... More 

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Ranjit S, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Bentota, responded to this review

Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj Bentota! Thank you so very much for your lovely review of your stay in Bentota. It was indeed a pleasure having you here and we are delighted that you had a wonderful stay. We look forward to welcoming you back to the resort and assure you of the best in hospitality, at all... More 

Kochi
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An excellent resort located near the beach, view from the rooms are amazing and food quality wad really good. We all enjoyed our small vacation in Sri Lanka, bentota is away from city busy life, good option for everyone to relax for few days. I strongly recommend this place to everyone.

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Ranjit S, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Bentota, responded to this review

Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj, Bentota! We thank you for your review and for taking your valuable time out to give us this feedback. We are delighted that you had a most pleasant stay at the resort and look forward to welcoming you and family back, during your future visits to Sri Lanka! Thank you for having chosen... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Never expected to be this impressed by it but couldn't help but be very very impressed. A very memorable stay that keeps me coming for more. Typical Taj quality, over the top with class and quality. A very picturesque hotel with amazing views of the sea. There's a "rough sea" and "calm sea" room selection, which I believe is kind... More 

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Ranjit S, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Bentota, responded to this review

Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj, Bentota! We thank you for your review and for taking your valuable time out to give us this feedback. We are delighted that you had a most pleasant stay at the resort and look forward to welcoming you and family back, during your future visits to Sri Lanka! Thank you for having chosen... More 

Farnborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Let me start by saying this is a very good hotel with excellent service. I would have no hesitation in recommending this hotel or even returning myself. To find fault is really getting down into the detail which you would only do at a top hotel but that said there were a few very small details that have stopped me... More 

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Ranjit S, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Bentota, responded to this review

Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj, Bentota! Thank you so very much for your review and for giving us your feedback. We have noted all of them and will correct those areas that need to be improved. We look forward to welcoming you back again and thank you for choosing the Vivanta by Taj, Bentota! Warm Regards Ranjit Shankar... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A 1.5 hours drive took us to Bentota from Colombo International Airport. As we reached late at night, couldn't see the beach but we could distinctly hear the waves. The property is right on the beach as are other Hotels nearby. Although its monsoon but the rains didn't really play spoilsport. It was pleasant throughout at 27-28 Degree Celsius. No... More 

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Ranjit S, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Bentota, responded to this review

Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj, Bentota! We thank you for your review and for taking your valuable time out to give us this feedback. We are delighted that you had a most pleasant stay at the resort and look forward to welcoming you and family back, during your future visits to Sri Lanka! Thank you for having chosen... More 

Hyderabad, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Being from the uk I have never really bought in to the monsoon holiday many of my Indian friends recommend. However I've just had two days at the taj hotel in bentota in the middle of what is Sri Lanka,s monsoon. The temperature is 28c and because it is cloudy it's very pleasant indeed. For those us who still like... More 

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Ranjit S, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Bentota, responded to this review

Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj, Bentota! We thank you for your review and for taking your valuable time out to give us this feedback. We are delighted that you had a most pleasant stay at the resort and look forward to welcoming you and family back, during your future visits to Sri Lanka! Thank you for having chosen... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Having explored the nearby area this seemed to be by far the nicest hotel on the sea-front. The beach is beautiful and completely deserted, though the sea was too choppy to look inviting and we were warned off swimming. There seemed to be a slight shortage of sun loungers and service for food and drink by the pool was not... More 

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Ranjit S, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Bentota, responded to this review

Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj Bentota! Thank you so very much for your lovely feedback and for taking the time out to give us this review. All your suggestions have been noted and we thank you for the same. We are delighted that you had a wonderful time and look forward to welcoming you back to the Resort,... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sri Lanka is referred to as a ‘small miracle,’ for despite the island’s relatively small size, its natural wonders and beauty are in abundance. Vivanta by Taj – Bentota is located on the south west coast of Sri Lanka. The hotel lies over a lush hill that overlooks the Indian Ocean. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vivanta by Taj - Bentota

Address: National Holiday Resort, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Bentota
Price Range: $174 - $571 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Vivanta by Taj - Bentota 3.5*
Number of rooms: 160
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Also Known As:
Vivanta By Taj - Bentota Hotel Bentota
Taj Exotica Hotel Bentota
Bentota Taj Exotica Hotel
Taj Exotica Sri Lanka
Taj Exotica Srilanka
Taj Exotica Bentota
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Bentota
#3 Spa Hotel in Bentota
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Bentota
#3 Romantic Hotel in Bentota
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