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The Waterside Bentota

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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I agree with all the positive comments. Great staff, location and food. A real gem hidden away from the busy main road but just a short boat ride or walk into town. If you have been touring Sri Lanka and want a quiet few days...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank kevinkO7177DG
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sri Lanka has amazing sights and experiences.....the people are the best (friendly and honest).....and yet, the highlight of our trip was the stay at Waterside Bentota! The place is rustic, idyllic and just the perfect base to explore the west coast of Sri Lanka. It...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank navichow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful accommodation on the riverside! Great welcome on arrival and a lovely clean spacious room overlooking the pool. Food was excellent, especially the fresh seafood and all the staff were wonderful! We were made to feel so special as newlyweds with a variety of fruit...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Lorraine C
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Dropped into Sri Lanka for some much needed R&R on our way back to Australia from a five month trip around Europe. Found this place and thoroughly enjoyed the serenity of just hanging out at the resort. Everywhere is only a cheap Tuk Tuk away....More

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank Rob M M
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Waterside is located on the Bentota Ganga with exceptional views across the river and the adjacent mangroves. The mangroves are saturated with wildlife and the migration of bats in the evening was a fantastic spectical. Upon our arrival we were welcomed by the friendly and...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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About
Description
Waterside is an elegant well maintained Villa with restaurant,which is situated in a unique riverside location,and has magnificent views over the wide Bentota Ganga. Waterside is popular with guests of all More nationalities.We have 6 ensuite (with bathtub and shower) A/C rooms with bar fridge,fan and satellite TV.The large open restaurant serves delicious Sri Lankan and Western dishes as well as mouth watering seafood.During your stay you can relax by our pool which is only a few steps from all the rooms, whilst enjoying the surrounding mature tropical garden and river views.We offer complimentary boat transfer to nearby beach, water sports or town.If you require Ayuvedic massage we can recommend several treatment centres.Excursions and tours to all the magnificent sites in this beautiful island can be arranged.If you wish to explore the local area we provide bicycles or we can organise local scenic tuk tuk rides . Fishing trips ,bird watching and river trips are available. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Minibar
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair access
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Family
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Family
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$96 - US$168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Waterside Bentota Hotel Bentota
,
The Waterside Hotel Bentota
Location
Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle District > Bentota
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Romantic
,
Family
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$96 - US$168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Waterside Bentota Hotel Bentota
,
The Waterside Hotel Bentota
Location
Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle District > Bentota
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Traveller (132)
Room & Suite (22)
Pool & Beach (11)
Dining (5)
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Questions & Answers
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Andrew T
4 January 2019|
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Response from Rob M M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, did exactly that .... contacted the hotel direct and arranged for a pickup from the airport .... from memory about $60US .... they will also take you back when departing
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VDewar
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
25 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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Room Tips
"top rooms have the best view, but ground floor rooms have easy access to the pool and riverside loungers"
navichow
3 weeks ago
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"Rooms on the higher levels have their own private balconies whilst the rooms downstairs share the terrace..."
LorraineE954
3 weeks ago
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"Rooms on ground floor are better since the pool is then walking distance away."
jhoomers
19 Jun 2018
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"All rooms nice-Upstairs reached by about 20 steps"
899michaelc
5 Apr 2018
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