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Vivanta by Taj - Bentota

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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The staff at the Bentota By Taj are all extremely pleasant, knowledgeable and super efficient. From check in to check out we were treated extremely well. Throughout our stay any requests were had were completed asap. We would especially like to mention those whose customer service was outstanding: Sam who cleaned our room to perfection each day and had a...

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Ranjit S, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - Bentota, responded to this review

Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj, Bentota! We thank you very much for your lovely review and for taking your valuable time out to give us this feedback. We are delighted that you had a most pleasant experience at the resort and look forward to welcoming you and family back, during your future visits to Sri Lanka! Thank you...

Warwick, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

Stayed here for 9 days and had a superb time. The buffet breakfast was amazing with food from every possible continent! Always lots of fresh fruits, juices, cold meats cheeses salads as well as eggs bacon sausages etc and hoppers and dosas cooked to order to go with the different curries. The waiting staff are quick attentive and friendly. All...

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Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj, Bentota! We thank you for your lovely review and for taking your valuable time out to give us this feedback. We are delighted that you had a most pleasant experience at the resort and look forward to welcoming you and family back, during your future visits to Sri Lanka! Thank you for having...

Singapore
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Service from start to finish were great, be at at reception, the restaurants or the poolside. It was low season so it was relatively quiet, no problems getting the lounge chairs at the pool. The beach was also clean and wonderful. Rooms were modern and well kept and clean. Wifi worked well in almost all the areas in this large...

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Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj, Bentota! We thank you very much for your lovely review and for taking your valuable time out to give us this feedback. We are delighted that you had a most pleasant experience at the resort and look forward to welcoming you and family back, during your future visits to Sri Lanka! Thank you...

Nairn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel was just as we expected it to be, room very nice and kept very clean and tidy. View was fantastic and the food wonderful, a fantastic choice. The staff were very helpful and understanding, pool area well maintained. Bar was excellent and service outstanding.

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Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj, Bentota! We thank you very much for your lovely review and for taking your valuable time out to give us this feedback. We are delighted that you had a most pleasant experience at the resort and look forward to welcoming you and family back, during your future visits to Sri Lanka! Thank you...

Ahmedabad, India
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is a great property..expensive though.. right in the beach. Has a nice pool . The staff is very courteous and happy to help you always . The rooms are nice . The food is awesome and breakfast spread will make you feel spoilt for choices

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Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj, Bentota! We thank you very much for your lovely review and for taking your valuable time out to give us this feedback. We are delighted that you had a most pleasant experience at the resort and look forward to welcoming you and family back, during your future visits to Sri Lanka! Thank you...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Huge property well manicured lawns a swimming pool which has luke warm water in the late evening and open till 9 pm, breakfast buffet which has a grand spread and staff which is prompt and efficient big rooms with a balcony i just cant find any minus points with this property.The location is right on the beach and i think...

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Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj, Bentota! We thank you very much for your lovely review and for taking your valuable time out to give us this feedback. We are delighted that you had a most pleasant experience at the resort and look forward to welcoming you and family back, during your future visits to Sri Lanka! Thank you...

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed in this hotel for two nights in an ocean view room , the room is ok with a simple room facilities , I don't like it very much . The restaurant is good , the has an Indian food . View is amazing . The bath room is small and it seems not clean , I hope if...

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Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj, Bentota! We thank you for your review and for taking your valuable time out to give us this feedback. We have noted all your inputs and look forward to welcoming you and family back, during your future visits to Sri Lanka! Thank you for having chosen to stay at the Vivanta by Taj,...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Taj is a good, clean hotel that is well maintained by its management. That's always a good start when considering a hotel for your Island stay. The staff overall are friendly and quite accommodating, albeit a little slow. The hotel is located on the public beach of Bentota alongside other hotels, it offers beautiful views of the grand Indian...

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Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj, Bentota! We thank you very much for your lovely review and for taking your valuable time out to give us this feedback. We have noted your inputs and very much appreciate the same.We look forward to welcoming you and family back, during your future visits to Sri Lanka! Thank you for having chosen...

Reviewed 1 week ago

it was two days getaway for me and my colleagues in office as we where soo fed up with work ... and Vivanta provides us complete get away we where check in at late night after office work on a Friday and yet they managed to help us out around 11pm food was superb with lot of varieties inclusive of...

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Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj, Bentota! We thank you for your review and for taking your valuable time out to give us this feedback. We are delighted that you had a most pleasant experience at the resort and look forward to welcoming you and family back, during your future visits to Sri Lanka! Thank you for having chosen...

Bentota, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was just the most wonderful experience to stay in this magnificent clean and friendly hotel. It was beyond all expectations and I can't wait to be with you again next year. The food was excellent with a lot of choice. The hotel is situated in the most beautiful location and straight onto the sea. It felt very safe -...

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Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj, Bentota! We thank you very much for your lovely review and for taking your valuable time out to give us this feedback. We are delighted that you had a most pleasant experience at the resort and look forward to welcoming you and family back, during your future visits to Sri Lanka! Thank you...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sri Lanka is referred to as a ‘small miracle,’ for despite the island’s relatively small size, its natural wonders and beauty are in abundance. Vivanta by Taj – Bentota is located on the south west coast of Sri Lanka. The hotel lies over a lush hill that overlooks the Indian Ocean. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vivanta by Taj - Bentota

Address: National Holiday Resort, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle District > Bentota
Price Range: RM502 - RM1,773 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Vivanta by Taj - Bentota 5*
Number of rooms: 160
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Also Known As:
Vivanta By Taj - Bentota Hotel Bentota
Taj Exotica Hotel Bentota
Bentota Taj Exotica Hotel
Taj Exotica Sri Lanka
Taj Exotica Srilanka
Taj Exotica Bentota
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Bentota
#2 Spa Hotel in Bentota
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Bentota
#2 Luxury Hotel in Bentota
#3 Romantic Hotel in Bentota
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“Front bottom floor with sea view excellent”
Colin5363, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“upper room views would be awesome ... even if you getting a groudfloor try to get a room near beach”
  • view form room / hotel staff will not like this :)
asankaf2016, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“Room with easy acessibilty to the Sea area. It is pertinent to mention that the Beach is kept very clean like the Maldives.”
nimvictor, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“Make sure you have a refurbished room.”
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“Level 6 sea view are quiet with great views”
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