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Vivanta by Taj - Bentota

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Suray
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is the excellent hotel in srilanka. As per the brand they provide excellent service. The view of the hotel is very good. The food is excellent specially indian food. Hats off to the hotel management.

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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 for your wonderful 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...

Rochester, MN
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Bentota Vivanta by Taj was an overall excellent experience. Remarkable was the level of service including helpfulness and resourcefulness of all staff. Eating establishments on the property are excellent.

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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! Thank you so much for your lovely review and for taking your valuable time out to give us this feedback. We are truly delighted that you had a most pleasant stay at the resort and look forward to welcoming you and family back, during your future visits to Sri Lanka! Thank you...

colombo
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we stayed 2 nights in Vivanta by Taj had a wonderful experience. service was excellent from all the staff.food was delicious and room and clean and tidy. had wonderful time in SPA as well.they gave special care for my kid.lot of entertainment option. special thanks to Chef Manjula and Channa.

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Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj, Bentota! We thank you for your wonderful 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...

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Everything was as to the expectation..and would like to thank the entire team for your hospitality and for the arrangements done to surprise my wife on our wedding anniversary. Would even be better if you can increase the varieties of menu at buffet. Anyways food was tasty though.. Hoping to visit one more time.. Thank you again.

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

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent place to relax with the exotic view of the beach, with the friendliest staff who are always with a smile and willing to help in their best...comfortable and beautiful room, great food, specially the dinner buffet with lot of seafood varieties, not forgetting Dinesh and Chef Nandana for the excellent service rendered which was beyond our expectations... Thank You...

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Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj, Bentota! We thank you for your wonderful 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...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago

After checking into about 3 hotels in Sri Lanka. We finally found happiness all in one at Vivanta by Taj. From location,to beach and hotel facilities have to say 5 star. The room was clean and comfortable. Right in the middle of budget and luxury I would say Vivanta does great to please both those looking for budget ad those...

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Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj Bentota! Thank you so very much for your warm and wonderful review of the property. It was a pleasure having you with us and we are delighted that you had a most pleasant experience at the resort. We look forward to welcoming you again to Bentota and to the Emerald Island. Wish you...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Vivanta by Taj for 5 nights from 7/1/17 to 11/1/17. There are quite a few hotels along this strip of Bentota beach but we thought the Taj had the best position. The rooms are clean and modern and the staff very helpful. The beaches nearby are beautiful and great for walking and swimming. The poolside restaurant...

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

peterborough
Reviewed 1 week ago

We travelled to Sri Lanka for 14 nights and spent the first 7 nights in the Taj Bentota. I have to say that we were disappointed with the experience and would certainly not class it as one of the better hotels we have stayed in. In our opinion it is certainly not a 5 star resort. On arrival at around...

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Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj Bentota! Thank you very much for giving us your feedback. We are sorry that you did not have a good experience and have noted your inputs. We hope to give you a better experience during your next trip to Sri Lanka and look forward to welcoming you back to the resort. Best Regards Ranjit...

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was one of the best resort experiences for us. Staff: excellent. The housekeeping manager met us on our way after check-in. She walked us to our suite and was very kind. The same goes for the staff we interacted with Room: spacious, well furnished, very clean and comfortable. Jacuzzi was very relaxing Food: good choice of cuisine. With our...

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Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj, Bentota! We thank you for your wonderful 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...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a preamble to our Vivanta by Taj stay at Bentota, I mention that typical of many first-time tourists in Sri Lanka we chose to travel with a local guide and driver. Next visit we will organise our travel directly with a local provider, but our 2016-2017 trip was organised via our Australian agent, through a local Sri Lankan based...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • 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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  • Minibar
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  • Paid Internet
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Conference Facilities
  • 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 > Bentota
Price Range: £178 - £369 (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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“Sea view are better than garden view”
 of 5 bubbles talyssastar, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors have better views and are more private.”
 of 5 bubbles 128DaveG, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have beach views. Avoid rooms near elevators ( guest and service) as noisy during the night.”
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