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Taru Villas - The Muse

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I have just spent 4 nights at Taru Villa - The Muse and literally don’t have a bad word to say about it! The main highlights are undoubtedly the incredibly attentive staff and the tranquil, immaculate setting. This villa is very new...More

Thank Horton-Clarke
Response from TaruVillas2016, Manager at Taru Villas - The MuseResponded 4 days ago

Dear Horton-Clarke, Thank you for your wonderful review! It truly was a pleasure to have you stay with us, and we look forward to welcoming you again soon :). I will be sure to pass your feedback on to the team at the property. Yours...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Let's get the elephant out of the way first. Yes, there is a train line at the end of the garden , which you have to cross to get to the beach, and the railway line is that close to the hotel. (There may be...More

Thank AKW5457
Response from TaruVillas2016, Manager at Taru Villas - The MuseResponded 4 days ago

Dear AKW5457, Thank you for your review! Your comments regarding the train tracks are accurate, and this view is shared by many of our guests as well - it adds to the charm of the Villa :). We are so glad to hear you had...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the best accommodation of our whole trip. Excellent staff who could not do enough for us. The food and accommodation were second to none and the beautiful quiet beach provided an excellent end to our holiday

Thank Melvyn H
Response from TaruVillas2016, Manager at Taru Villas - The MuseResponded 4 days ago

Dear SW86, Thank you for your fantastic review! It truly was a pleasure to have you stay with us, and we look forward to welcoming you again soon :). Yours Sincerely, Team Taru Villas

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely wonderful. Right from the start when we arrived to when we left, everything was perfect. More than we had anticipated. All of us really felt relaxed and refreshed after our stay here. This is a moment I'll cherish forever. I cannot wait to return...More

Thank SW86
Response from TaruVillas2016, Manager at Taru Villas - The MuseResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear SW86, Thank you for your wonderful review! It truly was a pleasure to have you stay with us, and we look forward to welcoming you again soon :). I will be sure to pass your feedback on to the team at the property. Yours...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 3 nights here at the end of our 10 day trip and it was just perfect! The staff were all absolutely lovely and couldn’t do enough for us. The food was amazing, the best we had during the whole trip - we ate...More

Thank Q5976UFalisons
Response from TaruVillas2016, Manager at Taru Villas - The MuseResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Q5976UFalisons, Thank you for your wonderful review of 'Taru Villas - The Muse'! It is so good to hear such positive feedback, and to hear that you have had such a memorable stay with us :). We look forward to welcoming you again soon,...More

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Hotel description
The original source of inspiration for Taru's celebrated style of boutique hideaways, "Taru Villas - The Muse" first opened in 2002 and soon became the genre-defining benchmark for small, contemporary boutique hotels in Sri Lanka. Formerly named "Taru Villas - Taprobana", this intimate villa on the beach, located next door to "Taru Villas - Rock Villa" in Bentota, offers 9 stylish and comfortable rooms; a beautiful, wild beach; tropical gardens and a sun-dappled pool; great food & warm, friendly service. Steal away to this bijou beach hotel - a private escape, designed for relaxation, for romance, for reconnecting with yourself, your best friends and lovers.
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US$175 - US$305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#3 Top resorts Hotel in Bentota
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Price range
US$175 - US$305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Bentota
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Rowan F
15 January 2018|
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Response from TaruVillas2016 | Property representative |
Hello Rowan F, Thanks for getting in touch with us. To answer your question, yes there is a a single-track railway line that you have to cross in order to access the beach (the same with all other properties located on... More
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"Avoid rooms at the end of the garden, if the trains are going to disturb you."
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"Get the Ocean View Deluxe room"
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"Upstair room close to the beach/railway line had the best view"
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