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Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa Sri Lanka

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Dublin
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We spent 7 nights at the Centara Ceysands resort and left with very mixed feelings. Whilst the staff, the room and the food buffet are very good they fail in some many other areas that I would be very hesitant to go back any time soon. The check in was smooth and the boat transfer to the reception is a...

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St Austell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed at Centara in the first week of April , 2adults 2children. When we arrived our 2rooms weren't together so as you can imagine not happy but the reception staff were so helpful an the matter resolved. We had ground floor river view rooms which were lovely and not noisy as we expected . The food is very good...

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Waragoda M, Manager Quality & Assurance at Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa Sri Lanka, responded to this review

Dear saa661, Thank you for taking the time to share some feedback with us. It's a pleasure to note your compliments on our reception staff and the service they provide. They will be greatly encouraged to note your valuable feedback. We look forward to having you back with us for another memorable holiday. Kind regards, Maxi

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location, great food, excellent weather. Perfect place for a relaxing time! The food was amazing, different cuisines every night, breakfast was superb. Very attentive staff who are amazing - our room cleaner went the extra mile to please our daughter. Only a few criticisms - the pool staff allowing certain patrons to reserve sunbeds when they weren't even using...

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Waragoda M, Manager Quality & Assurance at Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa Sri Lanka, responded to this review

Dear Spudmacvicar, Thank you for sharing such a great review of Centara Ceysands resort & Spa Bentota, here on TripAdvisor. It's a pleasure to note your compliments on our staff and the service they provide. They will be greatly encouraged to note your valuable feedback. We look forward to having you back with us for another memorable holiday. Kind regards,...

Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great family room with views of the sea and beach. Buffet breakfasts and dinner were absolutely fantastic with great quality food and variety each night which kept all of us happy. Water sports team were really helpful and knowledegable. Service in the restaurant was a bit hit and miss and waited a very long time in the bar for lunch...

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Waragoda M, Manager Quality & Assurance at Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa Sri Lanka, responded to this review

Dear Sanjay R, Thank you for taking the time to share some feedback with us. Please accept our sincere apologies for the points we missed. All the points mentioned in your comment will be closely investigated and action will be taken for the betterment of future guests. Hope all is not lost and that we have a chance to welcome...

Perth
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is a fantastic hotel for couples and families. I spent 10 days at the resort and found the staff could not do enough to ensure our holiday was memorable. The facilities, especially the Spa were excellent and would recommend a visit. A superb base to take day trips and enjoy sightseeing this beautiful country, elephant safaris are a must....

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Waragoda M, Manager Quality & Assurance at Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa Sri Lanka, responded to this review

Dear Anne N, What a fantastic feedback! It’s always a pleasure to receive feedback of this nature and to know our team members made your experience so memorable! We look forward to having you back with us for another memorable holiday. Kind regards, Maxi

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Visited a year and a half ago,when it was paradise. Decided to visit again but now a shadow of its previous glory. Swimming pool with lots of loose tiles and lights. Jacuzzi pool with really cloudy water. Service at dinner time was hit and miss too. The only redeeming features were the rooms and breakfast.

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Waragoda M, Manager Quality & Assurance at Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa Sri Lanka, responded to this review

Dear ANISH S, Thank you for taking the time to share some feedback with us following your second visit to our resort. Please accept our sincere apologies on the points we did not deliver. Your points will certainly be shared with the team to ensure we address the shortcomings. We hope to welcome you back soon again. Kind regards, Maxi

Dubai
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

The staff is very friendly, the family room on the ground floor is great if you come with kids. The beach is beautiful and perfect for building sand castles. Try the mangrove boat trip! Its lovely. Clothes and food shopping in town is very cheap. There are TukTuks in front of the hotel which can drop you anywhere for little...

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Waragoda M, Manager Quality & Assurance at Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa Sri Lanka, responded to this review

Dear 239239, Thank you for your "GREAT" review of your stay at the Centara Ceysands resort & Spa Bentota. We are delighted to note that you had a memorable stay and enjoyed our services and facilities. We look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards, Maxi

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Positives: We totally relaxed in this idyllic location between lake and ocean. The very large pool, restaurants and bars were serviced by friendly staff. The buffet dinners at the main restaurant changed daily on weekly rotations with a fantastic variety every night. Our family tried most of the watersports on the lake which was exciting for all age groups and...

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Waragoda M, Manager Quality & Assurance at Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa Sri Lanka, responded to this review

Dear RobSaxMax, Thank you for taking the time to share some feedback. Please accept our sincere apologies for the points we missed. We will certainly share your comments with the team to ensure we improve on them. Hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards, Maxi

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 2 nights (with half board) as part of our tour. We arrived by boat with a smooth check-in and taken to our room. The room was nice and clean, the bed was very comfy plus we had a fruit platter and a little balcony with a washing line (as did every room). I noticed upon our...

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Waragoda M, Manager Quality & Assurance at Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa Sri Lanka, responded to this review

Dear lozboz14, Thank you for taking the time to share some feedback. Please accept our sincere apologies for the points we missed. We will certainly share your comments with the team to ensure we improve on them. Hope to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards, Maxi

London
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just got back from 10 nights at Centara. A 2 hour drive from Columbo airport, you arrive at the reception and then take a little boat over to the hotel (about 2 mins). Check in was smooth and we were in our room within 10 minutes of arriving. Food was great - I'm vegetarian and so there was plenty...

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Waragoda M, Manager Quality & Assurance at Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa Sri Lanka, responded to this review

Dear jillsme_73, Thank you for your detailed review of your stay at the Centara Ceysands resort & Spa Bentota. We are delighted to note that you had a memorable stay and enjoyed our services and facilities. We look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards, Maxi

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  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
On the Bentota peninsula, the four-star Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa Sri Lanka enjoys a superb location with the Bentota River on one side and the Indian Ocean on the other, and is accessed by a short boat ride across the lagoon. Designed to reflect the setting of the resort, the spacious rooms and suites (between 38 and 139 square metres of total living space) feature a balcony or terrace looking out across the peaceful river with its palm trees and mangroves or over the blue ocean. Truly a family destination in concept, the resort also offers a choice of family-friend accommodation options including Family Residences with bunk beds in a separate children’s area. The resort offers an abundance of natural attractions along with a huge, palm-fringed swimming pool with Jacuzzi, a wealth of water sports including g canoeing, sailing, wakeboarding, knee-boarding, and jet skiing, two kids clubs, and a wonderful spa inspired by Thai and Ayurvedic wellbeing heritage. Riverside dining is one of the highlights of the resort which is also home to an authentic Thai restaurant and three bars. Wi-Fi is complimentary throughout the resort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa Sri Lanka

Address: Aluthgama | Bentota, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Bentota
Price Range: RM418 - RM924 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Centara Ceysands Resort & Spa Sri Lanka 4.5*
Number of rooms: 165
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#3 Luxury Hotel in Bentota
#4 Spa Hotel in Bentota
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Bentota
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“Top floor rooms have ocean glimpses”
RobSaxMax, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Block 3 seems the quietest”
michellest2017, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Sea view rooms are best, preferably block 3”
Gwd365, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a corner suite. You'll love it !”
askvenus, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the pool and ocean. Ask for the newer section.”
787ckoch, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
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