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Taru Villas - Rock Villa

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'Taru Villas - Rock Villa' is an enchanting, 170 year-old "Walauwa" (Heritage House) in a dream beach setting amid 2.5 Acres of tropical garden. Ideally situated on a beautiful, un-crowded stretch of coastline and with only 4 deluxe rooms + a sumptuous 2-bedroom Suite, the intimate ambience, soothing pace and honest, unpretentious service at Rock Villa is the recipe for a totally relaxing Sri Lankan holiday.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
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Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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This is all about the location and the property itself. Beautuful garden and a quiet environment. Food is of a high standard and staff are helpful. A great place for a few days relaxation after a tour of Sri Lanka and before you head home. Book Room 1 if you can as it is private
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This is the perfect place to start or end to a tour of Sri Lanka or just the perfect destination for a beach holiday. The rooms are beautifully decorated and looked after several times a day in an impeccable manner. The gardens are beautiful full of flowers and colourful birds.
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This is a lovely, beautifully thought through and special place. It's super-calming, with a real attention to detail. The food is fantastic. Ask for something particular (lagoon crab, anyone?) and it will appear. And the beach is superb.
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Response from TaruVillas2016, Business Development & Marketing Manager at Taru Villas - Rock Villa
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Jo W, Thank you for your lovely review! It was a pleasure to have you with us, and we look forward to welcoming you back! Yours Sincerely, Team Taru Villas
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I am looking to book a 1 BR pool villa suite in Feb which is clearly available for Usd 292 plus taxes and additional charge for child of 8 yrs. Their reply to emails is very slow. So decided to call them and the lady on call was a disaster. She is quoting me rates for 2 Br pool
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Response from TaruVillas2016, Business Development & Marketing Manager at Taru Villas - Rock Villa
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Shangy50, Thank you for taking the time to speak with me over the phone. Again, I do apologize for the inconveniences that you experienced during your booking process. We are pleased that you have decided to go ahead with your booking, and look forward to welcoming you at Taru Villas - Rock Villa. Wishing you a pleasant day! Yours Sincerely, Oshaan Weerasekera Business Development & Marketing Manager
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A truly wonderful boutique hotel. All the reviews were not wrong. Gracious staff, so very helpful. Wonderful beach (though not necessarily for swimming as currents are strong) but broad and beautiful directly accessible from rear of the hotel garden and across a rarely used
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Response from TaruVillas2016, Business Development & Marketing Manager at Taru Villas - Rock Villa
Responded 5 weeks ago
Dear MAummerville, Thank you for your wonderful review! We hope you will be back to stay with us again, hopefully for a longer stay :). Have a great week ahead. Yours Sincerely, Team Taru Villas
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Hi AlmatyDiver, There are a quite a few restaurants in the Bentota area - the closest being walking distance (on the beach) from our villa). Apart from this there are quite a number of 4 and 5 star hotels nearby as well that have their own restaurants that you might like to try. At Rock Villa, we have an extensive dining menu that offers a variety of delectable cuisine that we would definitely recommend giving a go :). I hope the above information was helpful. Yours Sincerely, Oshaan Weerasekera Business Development & Marketing Manager
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Hi rdubbs08, We don't have driver accommodation at any of our properties. However, our staff usually direct drivers to clean, comfortable accommodation located close to our properties. The rates for this range between LKR 1,500/- to LKR 3,000/-, as is usually either paid for by the company that the guests hired the car/driver from or the guests (depending on their arrangements). I hope this is helpful. Regards, Oshaan Weerasekera Business Development & Marketing Manager
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There is a large garden that kids can play, a pool to swim and beach for walks/sea bathing (supervised as you need to cross the railway line). This is a small exclusive boutique hotel, so you don't find "kids club" like at larger hotels.
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"Room 3 was perfect for a couple"
"Go for half or full board. When you get here you will not want to be having to make any decisions on leaving the hotel to eat elsewhere."
"Get Room No 1 if you can. It's a bit separate from the main section. Very private. Kids will love the openness."
"Suite wit 02 bed rooms is excellent for family visit"
"Make sure to request all your special requirements directly to the manager and he will exceed your expectations in one way or the other"
$224 - $522 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Sri LankaSouthern ProvinceGalle DistrictBentota
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