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Paradise Road The Villa Bentota

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When we wound our way up the little road in Bentota to The Villa we had no idea it would be so beautifully decorated. The spacious and well designed hotel offers a new experience around every corner as you walk into another lovely open air room with subtly decorated interiors. The black and white theme provides a peaceful but dramatic...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Designed to be simple from the outside and stunning yet subtle from the inside. Love the space. I'm guessing it has seen some restoration. But the team seems to have pulled it back together really well.

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Thrapston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 3 nights on out arrival in Sri Lanka. It is a nice place to unwind , excellent pool, very friendly staff and good food in the restaurant. The beach is close (just across the railway line) very clean and not busy. The waves are quite large while great for body boarding would not be for anyone...

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German
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Inspired throuh a visit to the Paradise road shop in Colombo we had Lunch in this lovley hotel. We were the only guest for öunch but service and timing was perfect. We had an italian and and english inspired meal and were very satisfied. We plan to stay in this hotel with our next visit

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Set in beautiful gardens and a very short walk to the splendid beach, the setting is near perfect. 'Near' because at the perimeter of the garden is a railway line. The first train zips through at 5:30 am and there are several occurrences during the course of a day. I have to be honest though I found the trains quite...

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Sudeva W, Asst. Front Office Manager at Paradise Road The Villa Bentota, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing Paradise Road The Villa Bentota. We are pleased that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. We truly appreciate your detailed comments about the whole property. Every aspect of the hotel has been designed with much thought and care making it a unique design. The gardens and the pool areas certainly add to a...

south east england
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We absolutely loved this hotel. The staff are amazing, they can't do enough for you. It's a gorgeous location and right next to the beach (google maps makes it look further than it is). Food was all delicious (western and local). The whole place feels so relaxed and chilled out. We didn't want to leave!

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Sudeva W, Asst. Front Office Manager at Paradise Road The Villa Bentota, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing Paradise Road The Villa Bentota. We are quite pleased to know that your recent stay with us was the highlight of your trip to Sri Lanka. Thank you for your comments about staff service and food served in the restaurant as we continuously strive to excel in our standards. The gardens and the pool...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pro's. A special ambiente with wonderful garden, nice but tired décor. WiFi and pool boy good. Have to cross train tracks to reach the beach. No beach amenities provided by hotel and currents are quite strong with turbid surf. Con's. Horrid restaurant. Dreadful breakfast. Wildly overpriced and mediocre evening meals. (Eat anywhere else). Simply too pricey -- bad value for...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed a very relaxing 3 night stay here last week. Fabulous ambience - absolutely gorgeous decor everywhere. Room 5 is light, bright and private and I'd choose it again. The pools and gardens are beautiful and the beach is really wonderful. The standards are high - really appreciated good service from the helpful staff (especially evening turndown and room re-fresh)....

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Sudeva W, Asst. Front Office Manager at Paradise Road The Villa Bentota, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing Paradise Road The Villa Bentota. We are pleased to learn that your had a pleasant stay with us recently. Every space in the hotel has been designed with much thought and care making it a unique design. The pool, garden and the beach certainly adds to a much relaxed experience at the Villa. We...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

I would recommend this as a place to stay if you want to experience a very Sri Lankan style of hotel. The villa is very beautiful and you can very much see the Bawa architectural style. The service also is really good and prompt. Also the food is great as with all paradise road enterprises. Some drawbacks are related to...

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Sudeva W, Asst. Front Office Manager at Paradise Road The Villa Bentota, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing Paradise Road The Villa Bentota. We are glad that you enjoyed your recent stay with us. The hotel has been designed with much thought and care making it a unique design. Each space in the hotel serves a purpose to our guests allowing them to feel at home. We appreciate your great feedback on...

Reviewed 15 February 2017

Stayed for 4 nights and loved the hotel. Very small and personal. Service was excellent - all the staff were welcoming, efficient and friendly - and I do mean all, at reception, waiters, at the pool, etc. Quite quirky with the train going by every so often, but this added to the charm. Loved it. Not set up for kids,...

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Sudeva W, Asst. Front Office Manager at Paradise Road The Villa Bentota, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing Paradise Road The Villa Bentota. We are delighted to learn that you had an enjoyable stay at The Villa recently. Thank you for your feedback on service as we continuously strive to excel in our standards. Our team will be happy to know that their efforts have been appreciated. The train certainly adds to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Villa Bentota is a unique and private beach-side hotel; Paradise Road's newest property located 2 hours south of Colombo. Offering 15 individually designed rooms and suites with all modern amenities and services, The Villa Bentota is located in the Mohotti Walauwa which was Geoffrey Bawa's first boutique hotel in Sri Lanka. Refurbished and extended with incredible sensitivity to the original design, Shanth Fernando has created yet another masterpiece to give those who stay in the city at Tintagel a new special resort option in true Paradise Road style. With sprawling coconut palm-dressed lawns opening to the sea, two swimming pools, a restaurant, The Villa Café open to all passers-by and a Paradise Road gift store, The Villa Shop and an art gallery, The Villa Gallery, The Villa Bentota is a must-stop for all those traveling down the southern coast of Sri Lanka. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Paradise Road The Villa Bentota

Address: Mohotti Walauwa | 138/18 - 138/22 Galle Road, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Bentota
Price Range: RM767 - RM1,369 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Paradise Road The Villa Bentota 3.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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#3 On the Beach Hotel in Bentota
#3 Spa Hotel in Bentota
#4 Romantic Hotel in Bentota
#4 Family Hotel in Bentota
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“Best views at the front , quieter rooms at the back”
 of 5 bubbles mykonrunner, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Superior suite was large and plenty of room for a kids bed - with amazing view”
 of 5 bubbles DeclanC930, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We had room number 6 facing the garden with a small terrace. Loved it!”
 of 5 bubbles theodorel43, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“our room is located on the upper floor and the ac is noisy and i don't think its cold enough,also check the bathroom”
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 of 5 bubbles 839karlies, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
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