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3.5 out of 5

"Bentota is a good location for a stay but there is not a lot to do other than utilise the hotels excellent fa ilities. A trip to Galle is recommended. " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 02 Oct 2017

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Bentota awaits you at Taj Bentota Resort & Spa. You'll be steps from Bentota Beach and 3 km (1.9 mi) from Kaluwamodara Bridge. Highlights at this beachfront hotel include 4 restaurants, a full-service spa, and an outdoor swimming pool.

LCD TVs with satellite channels are featured in all 162 soundproofed rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, free wired Internet, and balconies or patios. Minibars provide refreshments, and in-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators and round-the-clock room service. Nice touches to enhance your stay include soaking tubs and rainfall showerheads, while memory foam beds and premium bedding invite a good night's rest. IPod docks, coffee/tea makers, and pillow menus are also available.

A day of pampering at JIVA can include massages, body wraps, and body scrubs along with Ayurvedic treatments and mani/pedis. The restaurant, The Palms, is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The hotel's own poolside bar and bar/lounge are nice places to enjoy a drink. Spend the day at the beach where you'll find sun loungers, and enjoy the onsite nightclub and fitness center. Business amenities include conference space, a meeting room, and a business center. Plus you'll find free WiFi in public areas, an outdoor tennis court, and a spa tub. Buffet breakfast is available. There's also free valet parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

With a stay at this 5-star Bentota hotel, you'll be 37.1 km (23.1 mi) from Hikkaduwa Beach.

Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Garden View (Charm)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
AU$127* Per night/room 7 Jul. - 8 Jul.

Deluxe Room, 1 Single Bed (Delight, Garden)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Suite, 1 King Bed, Sea View (1 Bedroom, Allure)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Superior Room, 1 Single Bed, Sea View (Charm)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Premium Suite, 1 King Bed, Sea View (1 Bedroom, Temptation)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Superior Room, 1 Single Bed, Garden View (Charm)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Taj Bentota Resort & Spa ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.5 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Taj Bentota Resort & Spa

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3 out of 5

Posted by on 24 Oct. 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

25 Oct. 2018 by Ranjit Shankar

Greetings from the Taj Bentota Resort & Spa, Sri Lanka! Thank you for taking the time to give us this survey. We look forward to welcoming you back during your future visits. Best Regards Ranjit Shankar General Manager

4 out of 5

A well situated hotel right on the beach.

Pros: Situation
Cons: Mix up the. Food offerings.
Location: Visit Turtle farm, take a trip on river and Galle. Yala national park a must.
Bentota is a good location for a stay but there is not a lot to do other than utilise the hotels excellent fa ilities. A trip to Galle is recommended.

Posted by on 2 Oct. 2017

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4 Oct. 2017 by Ranjit Shankar

Greetings from the Vivanta by Taj Bentota, Sri Lanka! Thank you for taking the time to give us this survey. We have noted all your inputs and look forward to welcoming you back during your future visits. Best Regards Ranjit Shankar General Manager

About the Taj Bentota Resort & Spa

Location National Holiday Resort, Bentota, 80500

Property Features

Spend the day at the beach and work on your tan with sun loungers (chaise longues) or relax in the shade with umbrellas. Pamper yourself with a treatment at the full-service spa and enjoy amenities at Taj Bentota Resort & Spa like an outdoor pool and a children's pool. There are 4 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. This luxury hotel also offers an outdoor tennis court, a spa tub, and a steam room. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. This 5-star Bentota hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 162 guestrooms or units
  • 6 levels
  • 4 dining venues
  • Nightclub
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Supervised kid's activities (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Game room or arcade
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Arcade/game room
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Parking

Free long-term parking , Free self parking , Free valet parking , Parking (limited spaces) , Offsite parking reservations required

Transport

  • Airport: Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.) (106.6 km / 66.3 mi)
  • Train station: Aluthgama Railway Station (1.8 km / 1.1 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle, area shuttle within 10 kilometers, shopping center shuttle, and bus station shuttle available for a surcharge
  • Parking: Free valet parking, self parking, and extended parking

Room Amenities

Taj Bentota Resort & Spa offers 162 accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Memory foam beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets, down comforters, and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 42-inch LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with deep soaking bathtubs and rainfall showerheads. Bathrooms are also outfitted with bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include safes and complimentary bottled water. In-room massages, hypo-allergenic bedding, and irons/ironing boards can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Private balcony or patio
  • Separate bedroom
  • Memory foam beds
  • Deep soaking tub
  • Minibar
  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LCD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Pillow options
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children's slippers

Food & Drink

Guests can enjoy buffet breakfast for a fee.

The Palms - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Sea View - Overlooking the ocean, this fine-dining restaurant serves dinner only.

Oriental Pavillion - This theme restaurant specializes in Chinese cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

24-hour room service is available.

Spa Services

  • Spa tub in spa
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at noon
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 72 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Airport transportation is offered on request 24 hours a day. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 29.0 per stay.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Taj Bentota Resort & Spa

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

  • Car required
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • Debit cards
  • Number of children who can stay for free – 2
  • Gap period enforced between guests' stays 24 hours

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 20 for adults and USD 10 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 110 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 29.0 per stay

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Vivanta Taj Bentota
  • Vivanta Taj Hotel Bentota
  • Taj Bentota Resort
  • Taj Bentota
  • Bentota Taj Exotica Hotel
  • Taj Exotica Srilanka
  • Taj Exotica Bentota
  • Taj Exotica Hotel Bentota
  • Vivanta By Taj - Bentota Hotel Bentota
  • Taj Exotica Sri Lanka
  • Taj Bentota Resort & Spa Hotel
  • Taj Bentota Resort & Spa Bentota
  • Taj Bentota Resort & Spa Hotel Bentota

You should know

  • Taj Bentota Resort & Spa offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 48 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.

Awards & Affiliations

  • EarthCheck
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