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    The Waterside Bentota

    Yathramulla Road | Yathramulla Bentota, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 16 February 2017

    Just returned from 5 nights at The Waterside, What a great secluded place. Idyllic waterside location - with a free boat trip to the town and local shops. The boat trip to see the local wild life (crocs and lizards, eagles and cormorant) was pretty...More

    1  Thank Claire E
    Reviewed 8 February 2017

    We arrived at the Waterside for three nights at the start of our trip to Sri Lanka. It is situated up the river estuary slightly away from the coast which was easily accessible. I would thoroughly recommend a stay. The staff could not have been...More

    1  Thank Liz R
    Reviewed 6 January 2017

    This is a beautiful, quiet spot. We spent a little time at the hotels on the beach front: they were nowhere near as quite or as beautiful as our place. Also, it's no disadvantage being a little way from the beach. The Waterside has a...More

    1  Thank Andrew P
    Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile
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    Sån servisminded. Har nog aldrig upplevt nåt liknande. En liten oas i bukten. Egen skeppare som hämtar o lämnar till...More

    Thank Magnus B
    Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile
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    We verbleven 2 nachten in the Waterside. Zoals de naam al doet vermoeden ligt het hotel aan de rivier. Heerlijk...More

    Thank Nancy d
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    VDewar
    Hi do you have availability for 2 families to stay for a week. 25th March? We would like family room or 2 rooms for each family please. The children are 6,8,8,9 years old. Thank you Vicky
    11 February 2017|
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    Response from Claire B |
    Hello Vicky, May be a little late to advise, but recommend that you visit the bentotawaterside website to make this kind of enquiry, the staff will be most happy to help you. Happy holidays.
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    Olimera
    How far is it from Bentota beach Can we swim in the river?
    26 October 2015|
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    Response from Claire B |
    Hello, the Bentota beach is about 5 minutes by boat - and the hotel provide a courtesy trip to the beach for guests. You can also get there by road, Tuk Tuk. The river is quite fast moving and I wouldn't personally recommend... More
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    Hello I hope you don't mind me contacting you but I found your review really helpful. Can you tell me if there are local bars, restaurants and small supermarkets in the area and is it far to the nearest town? Many thanks Bob
    13 November 2014|
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    Response from M M | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Bob. I am more than happy to answer any questions you may have regarding The Waterside. No where in Sri Lanka is far by Tuk tuk so no the Waterside is not far from a town. As you sit having a sundowner you watch the... More
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    "All rooms have a river view"
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    "Best view of the river from the rooms on the first floor"
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    "There are only six rooms -- all of them have a wonderful view over the river, so it doesn't really matter..."
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    "All rooms face the river and all have large balconies or terraces."
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