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Paradise Road The Villa Bentota

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2015

this hotel has many positives, most of which have been highlighted before but there are also negatives too Pros - excellent and charming service - gardens and pool - proximity to good beach - suite 2 very spacious Cons - room 2 is a tiny double and the bathroom is poor quality, with mould on the shower walls; it is... More 

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SaskiaFH, Director- Public Relations at Paradise Road The Villa Bentota, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property and we are pleased to hear you were happy with our service and the overall ambience of Paradise Road The Villa Bentota. In regards to your comments on Room 2, which includes a permanent spare bed/lounge area, desk with chair, two cupboards and bed side tables plus a balcony with... More 

Mont St-Hilaire
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63 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2015

We were lucky enough to enjoy 2 nights in this beautiful boutique hotel :-) It was the best place we stayed during our trip of 3 weeks in Sri Lanka. The room was awesome, even with the train. The food was excellent, something hard to find in SL. We hope to be back some day...

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SaskiaFH, Director- Public Relations at Paradise Road The Villa Bentota, responded to this review

Dear Marie, Thank you for taking the time to review Paradise Road The Villa Bentota and we do hope you will visit us again soon! Best wishes, Saskia Fernando Hammoud More 

London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2015

Nothing but positive things to say about Paradise Road. The room (we stayed in a suite) was clean, spacious and beautifully decorated. The food is very good, the service very friendly, and it's tranquil and beautiful. There is only wi-fi in public areas (so not in the bedrooms) but I think they are clear about that on the website. It's... More 

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SaskiaFH, Director - Public Relations at Paradise Road The Villa Bentota, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review on your stay with us. We are working on improving our wifi and are also offering great deals on our room rate at the moment so we hope to welcome you back soon to Paradise Road The Villa Bentota! Best wishes, Saskia Fernando Hammoud More 

Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2015

Stayed for one week after many days and hours of travelling around the Island. A beautifully designed property with lots of space just to chill out and relax. The hotel creates an ambiance of staying in a private villa. The staff are attentive and nothing is too much trouble but they are not obviously always at your side and pushing... More 

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SaskiaFH, Director - Public Relations at Paradise Road The Villa Bentota, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay! We look forward to welcoming you back to Paradise Road The Villa Bentota! Best wishes, Saskia Fernando Hammoud More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2015

This was by far one of the nicest hotels I have stayed in in South East Asia . Geoffrey Bawa designed and staffed by very friendly professional staff. Food as good as paradise road in Colombo and right ona beautiful beach. Definitely worth a visit.

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SaskiaFH, Director - Public Relations at Paradise Road The Villa Bentota, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you will visit us again soon! Best wishes, Saskia Fernando Hammoud More 

Colombo
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2015

We spent our honeymoon at The Villa Bentota - a lovely, impeccably furnished, boutique hotel. A bit pricey, but ultimately worth it. There is easy access to a beautiful stretch of beach. It’s also a 10 min. drive away from the Kosgoda Sea Turtle Conservation Project which is a must-visit during sunset. The aesthetic of the villa is gorgeous, with... More 

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SaskiaFH, Director- Public Relations at Paradise Road The Villa Bentota, responded to this review

Dear Mizna, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review of Paradise Road The Villa Bentota. We are so happy you enjoyed spending your honeymoon with us and do hope you will visit us again soon. Best regards, Saskia Fernando Hammoud More 

Bengaluru, India
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2015

Really nice boutique hotel to stay. Rooms are nice and so are staff. Stayed for 3 nights. Food takes time, however overall a recommended hotel to stay in.This is close to the beach and is next to bigger hotels. The rooms are very quaint and well designed.

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SaskiaFH, Director - Public Relations at Paradise Road The Villa Bentota, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our property and we do look forward to welcoming you back to Paradise Road The Villa Bentota again soon! More 

Surat, India
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2015 via mobile

The first thing that hits you as you enter through the narrow lanes is the fusion of Art and Architecture. You immediately get a feel of being in a bohemian chic kinda place. The rooms are well laid out and have nice decks, day beds to lounge and enjoy the tropical weather. The bathing accessories like shower gels, shampoos, lotion... More 

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SaskiaF2201, Public Relations Manager at Paradise Road The Villa Bentota, responded to this review

Dear Rahul & Krutika, Thank you for posting such a lovely review of Paradise Road The Villa Bentota. We are so pleased you enjoyed the little details that are very much a part of the Paradise Road ethos. In regards to the spa we have noted your feedback and will do our best to make our spa facilities more enjoyable... More 

New York, NY
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150 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2015

Because: this property is magnificent. The Geoffrey Bawa architecture is stunning, and the whole complex is gorgeous. Breakfast was wonderful. However: - We had a tiny "Room with No View." There was indeed a small sitting area, but it was not air conditioned and there were plenty of mosquitoes. It was up a steep and narrow staircase. - Dinner was... More 

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SaskiaF2201, Public Relations Manager at Paradise Road The Villa Bentota, responded to this review

Dear ChinaFanNYC, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the architecture of Paradise Road The Villa Bentota and our breakfast. Our outdoor spaces for Suites without garden views unfortunately cannot be air conditioned and mosquitoes are an unavoidable circumstance of our climate. The small staircase to reach your room is... More 

Hilversum, The Netherlands
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2015 via mobile

The hotel is very nice, beautiful rooms, swimming pool. Close to beach. Staff in general very friendly. However we found it too noisy. Mainly because of the train (until 1am and starting at 4:30am), but also due to the neighbours

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Dear G B, Thank you for taking the time to review our property. We are glad that you enjoyed the hotel, the rooms and the facilities available at Paradise Road The Villa Bentota. On occasions the rentable villa neighbouring the property does throw a late party, but this is quite seldom and we do regret that this disturbed you during... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
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  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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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: RM772 - RM1,599 (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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“Quiet and private rooms. Great Food. Upstairs suits have great balcony.”
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“Rooms around a magnificent lawn”
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“Ask for a room away from the train track.”
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