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Vivanta by Taj - Bentota

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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

Stayed in August 2016 with family. Arrived at the hotel and got a very friendly welcome from the front desk staff. Then we got upgraded to a larger room, which was great...plus it was sea facing and seriously barely 20 meters from the beach...loved the...More

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Response from Ranjit S, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - BentotaResponded 17 September 2016

Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj Bentota! Thank you so very much for your lovely review and for taking the time out to give us this feedback. We have noted all your inputs and thank you for the same. It was indeed a pleasure...More

Reviewed 16 September 2016

Courteous helpful staff. Excellent selection of restaurants and great ocean views. Sea view rooms a must and lots of areas inside and out to relax. Ten minutes walk to the village to get local hectic atmosphere.More

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Response from Ranjit S, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - BentotaResponded 17 September 2016

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 stay at the resort and look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

The property is average by standards of Taj or any 5* although the price is not cheap. Positive: Service is very prompt, food is excellent, beach at the hotel is amazing, not crowded, good choice of Reastarant, clean, great swimming pool Negative: Some staff are...More

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Response from Ranjit S, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - BentotaResponded 17 September 2016

Warm Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj Bentota! Thank you so very much for your review and for taking the time out to give us this feedback. We have noted all your inputs and thank you for the same. It was indeed a pleasure having...More

Reviewed 12 September 2016

This property is in a serious need for a revamp. The rooms seemed generic, the pool was average and the service was mediocre. Definitely had higher expectations for a hotel with Taj in its name. At night, we walked around the property to find a...More

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Response from Ranjit S, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - BentotaResponded 13 September 2016

Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj Bentota! Dear Ms Shefali, Thank you for your feedback and for taking the time to give us this feedback. We are really sorry to hear that you did not have a good experience during your stay at the resort....More

Reviewed 12 September 2016

The hotel offers easy access to the most beautiful beach and the view from the hotel is incredible. The pool and fitness facilities are great. Plus there is a free yoga class hotel visitors can attend in the mornings. Very nice experience overall.More

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Response from Ranjit S, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj - BentotaResponded 14 September 2016

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 stay at the resort and look forward to welcoming you...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Free Parking
Spa
Hotel Amenities
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
Babysitting
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Hot Tub
Tennis Court
Outdoor pool
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Price range
US$150 - US$388 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Bentota
#2 Spa Hotel in Bentota
#2 Luxury Hotel in Bentota
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Bentota
#3 Romantic Hotel in Bentota
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Details
Price range
US$150 - US$388 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Family Hotel in Bentota
#2 Spa Hotel in Bentota
#2 Luxury Hotel in Bentota
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Bentota
#3 Romantic Hotel in Bentota
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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David W
9 February 2018|
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Response from Ania Z | Reviewed this property |
Hi, well, I also like to sleep till late hours. The railway line was not disturbing me at all. I had my room on the last floor. Maybe it is an idea. Check the weather at this time. It came as the only surprise to me. It... More
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6 February 2018|
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Response from Ranjit S | Property representative |
Thank you for your query. We provide towels at the pool area. The beaches in Sri Lanka are public beaches. There are ATM machines available near the hotel, which is a 10-15 minute walk away. Hope this information helps.
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Traveldiaries2506
2 February 2018|
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Response from Ranjit S | Property representative |
Thank you for your query. We have an activity area in the hotel with games like table soccer,carrom,chess table tennis as well as lawn games like volley ball, badminton and tennis. For your child, our activity team can... More
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Room Tips
"Get an ocean view room with patio"
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"High floor towards far end away from restaurants"
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"Stick to the basic room. The deluxe delight is not worth the extra cost as long as you don’t mind the train..."
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"Rooms on the 4 with balcony & private sundeck. room 426,428 or 430"
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