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Nisala Arana

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#10 of 23 Hotels in Bentota
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06/11/2017 06/12/2017
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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed August 4, 2015

We spent three nights at this delightful place in Bentota. Extremely comfortable accommodation, clean and well maintained and serviced. The food was a special highlight, tasty and beautifully presented. The use of local products added that extra touch to such wonderful home style cooking. The ginger cake was to die for! The beautiful gardens were a haven for so many...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed July 8, 2015

Closer to Colombo than a lot of other popular tourist areas, this 4 acre garden property makes a stunning choice for a relaxing holiday.The standout features of this property are the exceptional quality of food and service, as well as the tastefully decorated spacious houses. The service was personalised, and I would recommend half board where you are treated to...

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BoutiqueTrails, General Manager at Nisala Arana, responded to this review

Dear Misha & Friends It was so lovely to read you kind review for our Garden Resort 'Nisala Arana' in Bentota. Thank you so much. We are so pleased you decided to stay with us to host your reunion of family and friends and we thank you all for your wonderful company during your stay. An absolute pleasure. I am...

Beijing, China
Reviewed June 1, 2015

We enjoyed our stay at Nisala Arana. The gardens were beautiful and it was a pleasure to sit back and relax in the garden pavilion and to try and name the many birds that visited. There were a variety of games to play, including dominos and croquet, which kept the children amused, and also a lovely little pool and bicycles...

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BoutiqueTrails, General Manager at Nisala Arana, responded to this review

Dear Adrastia, Warm Greetings from Nisala Arana, Sri Lanka. Many thanks for your lovely review of our garden resort in Bentota. The bawa designed gardens are certainly a highlight of our property and a special attraction to many who visit the area. We designed our property with family in mind and we believe it the perfect location for a family...

Iasi, Romania
Reviewed May 17, 2015

For visiting Sri Lanka is a very good position and friendly place. A lot of possibilities for excursions, beach, shopping, fishing. Nice collection of old cars. Don't hesitate to ask for ayurvedic massage.

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BoutiqueTrails, General Manager at Nisala Arana, responded to this review

Dear Constantin, Warm Greetings from Nisala Arana, Bentota. Many thanks for your lovely review. We are so pleased your family had the opportunity to enjoy a number of our professionally arrange Activities & Excursions. We recall your excitement in sharing your Experiences on our Sigiriya Rock Fortress Tour as well as well as the Udawalawe Elephant Sanctuary Tours offered by...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed May 16, 2015

Some hours after our arrival we got at Nisala Arana. A very warm welcome, delicious breakfast and meals together with the great staff made this place worthwhile to visit. Besides the food and hospitality, the rooms and outdoor shower were stunning as well, a beautiful big garden and pool gives you a great place to unstress for some days before...

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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
Reviewed May 12, 2015

We chose western dinner. Fish with coriandor source was very tasteful, chocolate mousse with strawbery was wonderful. Inside rooms Nespresso coffee machine with delicious Lindor chocolate is very pleased services. Nice hot shower, SIHALEPA ayurvedic shampoo amenities. All rooms are villa type. Well organized garden, small pool. This villa was very traditional Sri Lankan style house. Shower room is situated...

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Reviewed May 12, 2015

My husband and I chose to get married at the Nisala Arana in March 2015. We wanted something special and intimate for just the two of us and the hotel surpassed our expectations. From the moment we arrived we received exceptional service and were made to feel as though we were special guests in every way. The staff team are...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 30, 2015

We spent 5 days here for our Honeymoon, and it exceeded all expectations. It is difficult to capture the feel of the place in photographs. The room and grounds are so elegant and beautiful. We booked Room Only but ended up eating breakfast and dinner here every day - the food was really amazing, and fish curry for breakfast (although...

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BoutiqueTrails, General Manager at Nisala Arana, responded to this review

Dear Cab, Thank you so much for your kind review. It is lovely to see more couples choosing Sri Lanka as their Honeymoon Destination and so pleased you decided to spend five days with us at Nisala Arana. We trust you enjoyed the remainder of your holidays in the Maldives! It was a pleasure meeting with you both and having...

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed April 28, 2015

we loved this place the moment we arrived, just what we were looking for. we stayed in the Doctors house which was magical. the parkland and pool where perfect for the kids. lovely, friendly staff too. food great and the evening dining delightful. it's not on the beach which is what we wanted, but this lush hide-away is just a...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed April 20, 2015

I definitely want to return, totally charming - amazing setting, wildlife and location. The team are really friendly, helpful and accommodating. Breakfast and dinner also fab. Spent all my time exploring the area on the bicycles they have available to use. The only grip I had was really unstable WIFI.

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The Pavilion By Nisala Arana
The Pavilion By Nisala Arana
Cuisines: Seafood, Asian, Fusion, Sri Lankan
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nisala Arana

Address: 326/1 Circular Road | Kommala, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle District > Bentota
Price Range: $183 - $592 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Nisala Arana 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“They all have their advantages.”
MrNiceGuy88, Aug 31, 2016 | Read review
“Our room was perfect for us and the two kids to share, anywhere you stay here will be perfect”
292jasond, Aug 6, 2016 | Read review
“We loved being downstairs with our little one for him to run straight out into the beautiful gardens!”
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“All the rooms were great”
y0ga2016, Apr 28, 2016 | Read review
“The 2x twin rooms are upstairs with a nice balcony and doubles in 2x two room bungalows to the gardens (6 rooms in all)”
ivonf688, Apr 3, 2016 | Read review
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