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Paradise Road The Villa Bentota

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Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

This hotel is so much more than just a hotel. The atmosphere so peaceful and the staff is so nice and helpful. If you stay here make sure to try the restaurant, is so good! By the pool you can see the train passing by, very interesting and fun. The beach is very close so go there! We will definitely...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I'm lazy when it comes to Tripadvisor reviews and a place has to really blow me away to bother to write about it. We have been lucky enough to stay in some World class hotels and boutique hotels and Paradise Road is without a doubt up there with them. Every single member of staff from front desk, head chef, restaurant...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I found this in Conde Nast when researching SL beach resorts..thank you CN this place is amazing. I am still hear as I write in the tranquil gardens I could be in my own colonial house. The hotel only has 15 rooms, it is absolutely bliss, the staff amazing and the food first class. I cannot recommend this place enough

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a fantastic experience staying at this exquisite hotel for 4 days in January. Me and my girlfriend have been visiting 10 smaller boutique hotels in Sri Lanka and I must say Villa Bentota is on the top. Beeing one of the cheaper hotels we visited Villa Bentota outperforms others in excellent service, friendly staf and impeccable design. Theres...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights over Christmas December 2016. On arrival the welcome was swift and perfect. The reception staff for the whole of our stay was second to none. Our suite was stunning with its own plunge pool and beautiful outside private 'courtyard.' On Christmas morning I requested tea lights to try and create a little Christmas ambience!...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was charming and comfortable. The staff were extremely friendly, honest and helpful and made our experience so much better. The food was very good and the hotel was family friendly. Unfortunately you are not advised to swim in the beach in front of the hotel because of the strong current, but they have a large and comfortable pool...

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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 meals at our hotel. Our team is always dedicated to ensure that all our guests are offered the very best in terms of service. We shall share your feedback with them as we constantly strive to excel in our standards. Swimming in...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Soon as you walk in you know the place is a little special. We were recommended by friends and it did not disappoint! The staff were very friendly and the food was amazing up there in our top 20 meals and our first taste of Sri Lankan food. If you get a chance cross the railway lines and head down...

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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 to learn that you decided to stay with us upon recommendation from your friends. Thank you for your comments about our staff as they are always geared to ensure that all our guests have a pleasant and memorable stay. We are pleased to be ranked in...

London
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at a large resort hotel we didn't like so decided to find somewhere more up our street - found this place via Mr & Mrs Smith. We ate here two nights running, food was delicious, service fantastic and a lovely ambience (GORGEOUS interior). We saw the train going through a couple of times and thought it quite...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here because the review were good, but instead this place is awful because: 1. The railway is literally passing in the garden, so a lot of noise, it's dangerous (you have to cross the railway to go to beach!) and people from the train are looking at you sunbathing! Unacceptable! 2. The room (n.3) was ridicously small, inaccettabile...

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Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we were here for a friend's wedding and stayed for 3 days from december 18-21st the pros: 1. nice interiors of the room and lobby- very relaxing and home-y. our room smells nice everytime 2. food was awesome, i have ordered all sri lankan dishes and they even gave me free curd with honey every morning 3. staffs are were...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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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: RM765 - RM1,597 (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 Spa Hotel in Bentota
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Bentota
#4 Romantic Hotel in Bentota
#4 Family Hotel in Bentota
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“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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  • second floor was the suite room
  • our room
  • from our room
  • there's the baby cockroach that ruins it all
 of 5 bubbles 839karlies, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ground Floor Rooms”
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  • Our Room 4
 of 5 bubbles 844ganeshr, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Quiet and private rooms. Great Food. Upstairs suits have great balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles 573heshang, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms around a magnificent lawn”
 of 5 bubbles chris_talbot99, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
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