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Shangri-Lanka Villa - Bentota - Building
1
9,4 Excellent (92 reviews)
R1 993+
Overview Reviews
Surrounded by greenery, Shangri-lanka Villa is just a 10-minute walk from Bentota Beach. It features an outdoor swimming pool, an Ayurveduc massage centre and rooms with free WiFi access. It is a bird watchers paradise. The property is an 85-minute drive from Colombo City and 60 km from Galle. Bandaranaike International Airport is a 90-minute drive away. Offering views of the garden and pool from its terrace or balcony, suites feature a sofa and a minibar. It includes a large bathroom with a corner bath and separate shower. Tea and coffee is served at all times free of charge. The restaurant serves local Sri Lankan delights alongside Continental specialities. Guests can rent barbecue or water sport facilities. Travel arrangements can be made at the tour desk. Airport shuttle and laundry services are also available.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: beautiful garden, relaxing luxury
Cons: Nothing!
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Brilliant service - spaciousrooms great food and Karen and her team went out of their way to make stay memorable.
8,3 Excellent
Cons: There was an incident that really shocked us! We arranged a driver from another hotel to pick us from shangri lanka to his stay. The owner of shangri lanka threatened the driver to hit him and damage his car, if he would pick us up from shangri lanka! As customers we cannot accept such unprofessional behaviour, thats why we wouldn't recommend this place.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: In a scenic, quiet location Spacious rooms Lovely pool Helpful staff organising fair priced tuk tuks Information pack in the room Reasonably priced Ayurvedic treatments
Cons: I like a sheet/duvet a little thicker on the bed. It’s very thin and though the AC is needed (otherwise it’s too hot), I woke up too cold a couple of times. Perhaps an extra blanket or thin duvet could be put in the room for those who need it. As we wake up around 6am, we weren’t able to have tea or coffee until after 7 when the staff arrive. It would be nice to have a kettle in the room.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: The suite was huge and luxurious. The room had numerous art pieces that makes it unique. The bed and the sheets were extremely comfortable. The bathroom had a large bath. There is a lovely pool in the gardens with sunlounges and unmbrellas. The chef serves excellent food. Prem was there to assist with meals and anything else you require. Thank you. Hope to return one day.
Cons: Nothing. Everything perfect.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: The property and standard of the accommodTion was excellent. The food was delicious, tasty and home cooked I couldn’t have asked for any better.
Cons: The fact that I didn’t book to stay longer.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: We loved the pool & the doggies. The room was fabulous, spotlessly clean & comfortable. Karen & staff were perfect hosts - kind & honest. Thank you!
Cons: Nothing. Can't think of anything negative at all!
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Everything - stunning location with gorgeously laid out gardens teaming with wildlife, superb attention to detail in rooms which are spacious and airy. Fabulous service, nice food , scrupulously clean, lovely doggies one of which was very vocal. We will be back next year for sure.
Cons: Nothing except don’t expect to ever have this property to yourself as the exceptional standard I am sure will mean it will be full 365 days of the year!
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Breakfast, lunch and dinner were superbly cooked and presented. The Villa was large with a super bathroom. The pool is lovely and kept very clean. The area around is very safe and staff will organise whatever transport you require. From the moment we arrived the staff were all very respectful but also very helpful.
Cons: The sunbed area around the pool could do with improving, grass around the sunbeds very sparce in areas and looks unappealing. Also the pool towels could do with upgrading, very clean but some seem sun lotion stained.
7,5 Good
Pros: My partner and I stayed here for 4 nights after having visited Kandy and the South Coast in the previous 10 days. We liked the room which was very spacious and the large garden and pool of the villa. The room furniture and decor were estethically pleasing. Wifi is great in the room.
Cons: we have found some areas in this place that need improvement and for that reason we are not going to give our highest rating: 1. the staff personality and friendliness scores low here. This place lacks a good welcoming host. The staff are just doing their job and they don’t seem to be that friendly or that happy to have you as a guest. Hard to see a smile from them and after having spent time in this country and having experienced the friendliness and kindness of other lower class hotels staff we stayed in Sri Lanka, this villa is definitely lacking that. 2. The most senior member of the staff was very pushy with wanting us to use their own tuk tuk driver all times rather than the locals. He would also speak badly of the local tuk tuk drivers and when we told him that we already had organised tuk tuk pick ups with somebody else he was clearly not impressed. They want to make sure you spend the money with them. When we also asked him to give us a quote for car transport and after we had his price and told him we had a better price from a local, he quickly said that the local driver mustn’t have any insurance. Again this was his arrogant and disingenuous assumption to try and stir us away from using other people services. 3. The food prices are average here. However their light breakfast which they charge you for (almost 5GBP) consists of a small plate of fruit, toast and jam and nescafe’ coffee. We had much more luxurious breakfast in other lower level accommodation in Sri Lanka which even included omelette, real filter coffee and a very generous plate of fruit, and that kind of breakfast came for free as part of the room price. It would have been a nice touch if they included the light breakfast in the room price as for what it is, I’m sure it wouldn’t be a loss for them. 4. One of the “clean” towels had large stain of bloods which looked very much from a woman’s period. When we asked the staff to change it, they played it all down without apologies
Club Villa - Bentota - Building
2
9,0 Excellent (159 reviews)
R2 676+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Club Villa in Bentota, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Bentota Beach and Induruwa Beach. Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge during limited hours, and free self parking is available onsite.
9,2 Excellent
Pros: The architecture and swimming pool
Cons: The food was ok
9,2 Excellent
Pros: Calm and quite , 3 minutes walk to beach ,
Cons: Some staff mainly room service guys a bit awkward in response , bath kit not refilled for 2 days . Beach side Some chair or recliners should have been placed by hotel as that’s USP .
9,6 Excellent
Pros: The property is beautiful, both the building and the grounds. We had an enormous bed and a private courtyard area that opened onto the main garden/pool. Lovely mature trees and colourful flowers. The train line runs across the end of the garden and you walk over that straight onto the quiet beach. It was entertaining to watch the train chug along the single track as you lay by the pool. They aren't very frequent so are not disturbing. Staff very attentive. Pool towels carefully folded with flowers, and extras brought without being asked. A dish of nuts brought when it was noticed we were having a beer from the mini bar on our patio.
Cons: Location is fairly remote so not for long stays unless you just want to relax by the beach and pool.
9,2 Excellent
Pros: Large suite, beautiful grounds, lovely pool, very near beach
Cons: Nothing
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful lodging. Good value. Excellent food. Quiet.
Cons: Although near beach, no beach chairs or umbrellaa
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful buildings and grounds, fantastic staff, very comfortable room
9,2 Excellent
Pros: Breakfast was super complete and attending to all kind of preferences. Staff was always exceeding expectations they remember all what me and my daughter would like to eat and drink!
Cons: The ants in the bed and in the bathroom :)
8,8 Excellent
Pros: The view from my balcony was phenomenal. My room was spacious and cozy.
Cons: I had an Ayurvedic body massage there but the therapist was sexually harassing me that he tried to go down on me.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Located in a quiet lane which has many other luxury villas. This had a very colonial feel , right from the moment we stepped in. We were welcomed with a glass of fresh papaya juice. Welcoming staff, especially Chaman who helped us find a good local taxi driver. All other staff people were very courteous & wanting to serve us well. And always with a smile on their faces. The room.... superb! Honestly, I didn’t expect it to turn out so good! It was huge!! With an added floor which had a kids bed. The bed was good & the chairs overlooking the garden were perfect for sipping ur Ceylon tea while doing nothing! The Sri Lankan food was very good; must try. You need to tell them a night before if u wish to have SL breakfast. The beach was just across the villa gardens. Only adventure was the railway line which u need to cross to reach to the beach. But the beach was good with not many people. I enjoyed my evening walks with my wife watching a lovely sunset. Lastly, A GREAT PLACE TO UNWIND AWAY FROM THE CITY CHAOS!!
Cons: I guess the bathroom needs to be updated a bit. Though kept very clean, just feels a little worn out! And the positioning of air con in the room. In the afternoon, It takes a long time to cool the room.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: The staff was friendly. The breakfast spread was delicious. The room was clean
Cons: There was cockroaches in the bathroom
Waterside Bentota - Bentota - Building
3
9,1 Excellent (84 reviews)
R1 440+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Waterside Bentota in Bentota, you'll be within a 10-minute drive of Bentota Beach and Kaluwamodara Bridge. Featured amenities include luggage storage, laundry facilities, and a safe deposit box at the front desk. Guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle for a surcharge, and free self parking is available onsite.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: The location and facilities were so amazing that we booked in an extra night and cancelled our luxury hotel in Colombo. The food was excellent and Indika , the manager, was charming, attentive and has become our friend. We will most definitely stay here again. Everything was perfect
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Lovely view from the room, wonderful balcony, friendly staff
Cons: The bathroom was a bit scruffy but everything worked
6,3 Good
Pros: We like the lagoon and the boat trip . Also the man who took us in the boat is very nice . Also the bit cooler plc and pool is nice too...
Cons: 1) Location difficult to find as not clearly indicate any road signs .. 2) in the room number 1 toilet bide shower can’t hold it and it’s a mess. Also shower water pressure very low and difficult to bath . And one sync totally block. 3) main fan in the room was not working and we asked stand fan as we don’t like AC 24/7. 4.) AC also very noisy and disturb our sleep. 5.) missed coffee set in the room, 6). Bfast was not really exciting with comparing to other hotels which we stayed in similar room rates . Should improve and give more choices ..
10,0 Excellent
Pros: The staff were very friendly and most helpful, nothing was too much trouble.
Cons: That our stay wasn’t for longer!
10,0 Excellent
Pros: This is a beautiful hotel on the riverbank in Bentota. Quiet, relaxing, great view, and great pool for swimming. The staff is helpful, especially Indika who understood our wishes/needs and adviced us accordingly. The hotel offers to take you to Bentota Beach by boat, which is a fun experience too. The beach was nice with clean sand and not crowded. Highly recommend this place.
Cons: We would have liked more traditional food on the menu, too much continental options. A small drying rack in every room would be practical.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: We stayed 3 nights at Waterside Bentota. It was lovely. Great helpful staff. Good food. Great service with the boat to take us to the beach / town. Lovely pool. Beautiful setting.
Cons: Nothing
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Staff are absolutely lovely. Pool immaculate. Food good. Rooms very spacious and overall a very relaxing place to stay.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: The location was peaceful,very relaxing and above all different. Expert knowledge was available by all staff about the area,wildlife,trips,food,tuk,tuk prices ..all of which is very helpful. A special thanks to Indika he was amazing!
Cons: The rooms are old and tired and smell damp could really do with gutting and updating to match the beautiful outside area and pool in our opinion.
8,8 Excellent
Pros: Peaceful location. Lovely views over the lake. Boat ride to the beach.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Wonderful, peaceful, natural riverside location, short ride away from beach & town. Large, clean room with patio by pool, overlooking waterside. Beautiful sunsets & watch the fruit bats fly over to the mango trees. Manager Amila very helpful organising transport & river safari ( recommended). Food was amazing & all staff extremely pleasant.
Cons: Nothing
Taj Bentota Resort & Spa - Bentota - Building
4
8,8 Excellent (4 037 reviews)
R2 953+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Taj Bentota Resort & Spa in Bentota, you'll be near the beach, just steps from Bentota Beach and a 4-minute drive from Kaluwamodara Bridge. Featured amenities include complimentary wired Internet access, a business center, and limo/town car service. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and a meeting room. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free valet parking is available onsite.
9,2 Excellent
Pros: Staff is very friendly,specially the staff who works at The Palm restaurant, Always with a smile , Very nice place to relax and enjoy ur holiday !
Cons: My first impression was at the security u met at the entrance gate , they were not friendly at all , no smile ,no greetings , no hello or nothing
9,2 Excellent
Cons: Some of the staff members at the restaurant seems to treat inferior or rather inattentive for local guests... jst 1 0r 2.... bt most were nice & kind....
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Great place, amazing view at the ocean and pool, amazing sunset, very nice beach, very nice and helpful staff, big and clean rooms, big and clean bathrooms, nice balcony, good food, good drinks.
Cons: -
7,7 Good
Pros: The staff made th experience incredible. The facilities were very nice and the amenities excellent. The pool and beach are beautiful.
Cons: The rooms need an upgrade as they are a bit dated.
7,9 Good
Pros: The stuff is to kind and helpful
Cons: Good and clean the location is perfect
7,9 Good
Pros: Very kind and helping staff chef Dalip Singh make for me dinner very delicious good job all team members hope see you soon
3,8 Mediocre
Pros: Jacuzzi
Cons: Bugs and incests all over the bed. Had to change rooms at around 11.00pm. The new room given was leaking from the bottom of the sink. Had to wash our face from the bath tub. I will not recommend this hotel. Not worth for the price paid. Ruined our anniversary celebration
9,6 Excellent
Pros: We had a lovely honeymoon at Taj Bentota for 14 days. Just about everything was perfect. Staff, rooms, food, housekeeping and service. Even in need of medical care the staff provided immediate medical assistance and transport. The hotel has a beautiful garden, great ocean view, cute squirrels around the pool area, and the area is very spacious. The restaurants too, was really good. Thank you to all members of this wonderful staff. Had a great time!
8,8 Excellent
Pros: Very friendly staff especially Sam who was very helpful, great location and facilities
8,3 Excellent
Pros: Good variety of breakfast. Great taste. Friendly staff and amazing welcome. Good facilities.
Cons: Hair dryer in the room was not working. Should have been checked prior to allocating the room to us. Also, the bath tub was clogging up so that has to be looked at.
Lanka Princess Hotel - Bentota - Building
5
8,8 Excellent (147 reviews)
R1 789+
Overview Reviews
Nestled on the beach, this Beruwela resort is within 1 mi (2 km) of Moragalla Beach and Bentota Beach. Kaluwamodara Bridge and Kande Vihare Temple are also within 1 mi (2 km).
5,0 Okay
Pros: Beautiful Garden & Pool as well as the beach in front of the Hotel is worth a visit!
Cons: The hotel is over 20 years old and despite some renovations it looks old. The staff except for one lady at reception were rude and unprofessional and expecting to be tipped for every service. Pool chairs are reserved by the guest and labeled by the pool attendant, once again for a tip! Most Guests are over 50 and German, so everywhere you go in the hotel you are addressed in German. If you are anything else than German you get ignored and if you are Indian looking and female, no attention is given what so ever! The western food presentation is outdated and the taste blend, the local food is westernized with no hint of spice at all! The room was very spacious, but old and worn out, located directly over the restaurant. Mattress was old, hard and supported by a wooden board underneath.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Lovely staff, lovely beach, delicious food, very clean
Cons: A little bit out of date. Could do with a change of style. Needs air con in lounge area.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Very clean, nice and quiet hotel. Excellent for ayurvedic treatments.
Cons: It would be nice if you don’t have to go tru restaurant to get to the pool and the beach.
6,7 Good
Pros: The staff service is the best.
Cons: There is not many things included.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: everything
Cons: nothing
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Amazing place, very quite to relax. The best hotel in Sri Lanka.
Cons: Everything was ok.
8,8 Excellent
Pros: European standards of clean, the room was comfortable with a nice view, the lounge chairs by the pool were fantastic.The gardens were beautiful also and there was generally a nice atmosphere. pretty much what you would expect from any 'all-inclusive' hotel, even though I only went for the breakfast arrangement.
Cons: Hotel was completely German, including the information in the room and the movies showing on the television. For someone who is not German, this was a but frustrating. Hotel is filled with middle-aged people. As a younger female, I the hotel staff was a little to eager to interact with me and even approached me outside the hotel.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: I liked that it was small children not allowed hotel.
8,8 Excellent
Pros: The gardens were verdant and the best we have seen in Sri Lanka. The food was good and the rooms were spacious and had everything we needed. I especially liked the outside eating area that was covered with umbrellas and trees. A very nice peaceful environment. Several entertainment events available to enjoy if one wants and plenty of loungers, towels etc.. Walk outside and you are on the beach with lots of shops, restaurants and a safe place to snorkel.
Cons: As most guests are on inclusive packages it did take quite some time and a lot of paperwork to order and receive anything outside our B&B package. It did not affect our enjoyment but best to know that most of the guests are speaking German as their mother tongue.
Cinnamon Bentota Beach - Bentota
6
8,7 Excellent (452 reviews)
R4 112+
Overview
With a stay at Cinnamon Bentota Beach in Bentota, you'll be a 3-minute walk from Bentota Beach and within a 5-minute drive of Kaluwamodara Bridge. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, a 24-hour front desk, and an elevator (lift). Free self parking is available onsite.
Avani Bentota Resort - Bentota - Building
7
8,5 Excellent (1 729 reviews)
R1 905+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Avani Bentota Resort in Bentota, you'll be on the beach, just a 4-minute walk from Bentota Beach and within a 5-minute drive of Kaluwamodara Bridge. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Event facilities at this resort consist of a conference center and a meeting room. A shuttle from the airport to the hotel is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
8,3 Excellent
Pros: The hotel is in a good location set just back from the beautiful Bentota beach with its huge sweep of golden sand. It is low rise and comfortable, with a large pool. I may say that in the general facilities are quite good. In its earlier years this hotel must have been truly a 5* hotel. You can imagine its days of glory. Now 5* are overrated. It's no luxury here and the hotel needs a complete overhaul. The stuff is the only one who is 5*: very helpful and kind. Although we checked out at 12, they let us linger 3 hours more at the pool( our train to Colombo arrived at 3.40) and we were given towels and beach beds. It was very nice taking into consideration that on our arrival day we could not enjoy the pool entirely because of some kind of "event". Also we were welcomed with cold drinks. The breakfast was very good too but I only ate fresh, on the spot made food: delicious egg hoppers ( you should try it), omelette and gaufre. I'll give that to this hotel. WIFI is very good and the bed very comfortable.
Cons: We had a basic room booked last minute but still even a basic room in a 5* should be impeccable. Our room reflected a lack of maintenance. The room was clean but the bathroom not so much. No complimentary water in the room. I don't want freebies but our minibar was empty too and I was thirsty. Also we arrived during the weekend and an 'event' was held outside the hotel witch lasted almost all afternoon and was incredibly loud. I was told by reception that during weekend many locals come to enjoy here. I do not have a problem if they behave properly. But they took up the entire pool, bumping and tossing so I could swim only after they left. Some people entered the water with their travelling clothes on although you should shower before entering the pool or if your religion says otherwise at least to slip into new cleaned clothes before entering the pool.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Stayed with my wife, the hotel was fantastic and i would like to thank to the management ( Mr. David ) for the room arrangements with all VIP amenities in the room.
7,5 Good
Pros: The manager Mr. Raj was a good man. Me upgraded the rooms for us. We a note that the suits r located at the 1st level and they both have elevators. Incase u r disable or require special assistance there is a problem there.
Cons: The house keeping staff needs more training as in how to help or to assist the guest.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: SUCH a beautiful hotel - the grounds are beautiful with 2 swimming pools and plenty of space for a volleyball of football game! The staff are incredible, very easy to get along with and work really hard!! Our stay was perfect!
7,5 Good
Pros: Super front staff.
Cons: Nothing
8,8 Excellent
Pros: Excellent rooms, room service and very nice staff. Breakfast was good too. Love the property !
Cons: The pool area could have been arranged better for relaxing outside. Could have more facilities for play. Better tea and coffee needed.
3,3 Mediocre
Pros: Nothing to like. Hotel is beyond economicall repair. AC unit is split type and temperature want go below 23.5c / noisy. U can hear the train everytime it passes behind the Hotel. Hotel allows locals to access pool for small price unfortunately it cramps the pool and reciption. Rooms balcony has no privacy. Technically you are sitting with 2 neighbors. Hotel should not be rated more than 2 stars
Cons: path room. Busy breakfast with no international food verity and 10:30am you would be lucky to find something to eat
7,1 Good
Cons: The classification as 5 star hotel is far too generous
9,6 Excellent
Pros: The location right on the beach, the large green garden with 2 pools and a delicious breakfast (the hoppers were highly appreciated!).
Cons: The bed was in used condition, the mattress not to the standard we can expect in such hotel. The room, not far from the reception was quite noisy.
Dalmanuta Gardens - Bentota
8
8,4 Excellent (101 reviews)
Overview
With a stay at Dalmanuta Gardens in Beruwela, you'll be on a river, within a 10-minute drive of Bentota Beach and Kande Vihare Temple. Featured amenities include a computer station, express check-in, and express check-out. Planning an event in Beruwela? This resort has 576 square feet (54 square meters) of space consisting of a conference center and a meeting room. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
Panchi Villa - Bentota - Building
9
8,3 Excellent (165 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Panchi Villa in Bentota, you'll be connected to the convention center, within a 10-minute drive of Bentota Beach and Induruwa Beach. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free valet parking is available onsite.
7,5 Good
Pros: The property is huge. The pool was clean and well maintained. The rooms were spacious and good. It's very close to the beach. The staff was helpful. My kids wanted to have Maggie one of the days and they allowed me to cook in the kitchen. It was very kind of them to do that.
Cons: The place was very lonely. There wasn't any other staying in the hotel. Maybe after the terror attack, there aren't much tourist coming to Sri Lanka.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: 24/7 pool facility is soo cool. Staff is very friendly and supportive. Rooms are very neat and clean including the bathroom. Wifi facility is available 24/7.
Cons: Food is bit overpriced. Nothing else.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Great rooms and pool
Cons: A bit far away from Bentota but that meant that we had the beach to ourselves
6,3 Good
Pros: It’s 2 minutes walk from the beach. It’s surrounded by trees. Breakfast was ok. The stuff also was very friendly.
Cons: The water from the tab was yellow. From the sink, the shower water and in the toilet as well. Pretty disgusting considering you’ll have to take a shower or wash your face and your teeth. Also for what you are charged you can easily find a better place.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: food was exceptional.. best food we had in sri Lanka, great host and pool
Cons: nothing not to be liked
4,6 Okay
Pros: Food , Room View
Cons: Food Prices , Wash Room water doesn't purified and its not good for even hand wash,
5,4 Okay
Pros: Nothing
Cons: No shops or restaurants closeby. The staff wasn't really helpful and the restaurant closed before 9.
8,3 Excellent
Pros: The staff was friendly and helpful.I stayed on augest which was off season. Food was A la carte and was special. They have two private beach in sisters facilities however the weather was not suitable for swimming. Swimming pool was great as well. They gave me special treatment and agreed on my request for late check out!
Cons: First room the air-condition was not working but they changed the room in the same day. towels needs improvement.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Great Food and Vry nice property
6,3 Good
Pros: Location was good, nice and quiet.
Cons: Definitely the cooking, food was either salty or sweet. Unfortunately tea wasn't made well at all, a bit strange in land of tea!
Ekho Surf - Bentota - Building
10
8,1 Excellent (1 390 reviews)
R1 905+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at EKHO SURF in Bentota, you'll be steps from Bentota Beach and a 3-minute drive from Kaluwamodara Bridge. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. Free valet parking is available onsite.
2,0 Mediocre
Pros: Reception staff was very rude and they don't know to greet and welcome guest , they speak with guest rude way driver and bell boys better than reception and senior reservation staff
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Everything
Cons: Nothing
6,3 Good
Pros: The swimming pool is very nice, although it’s too shallow. The location right in front at the beach is also excellent.
Cons: The smell of humidity in the rooms, the minibar was empty, the “cinema” was not working, the blankets were old and broken and the shower didn’t have a good hot water supply. That is not what you expect of a 5stars hotel.
4,6 Okay
Pros: Location was great, entire experience was poor - service standards is way below Lankan standards
Cons: Staff have forgotten to smile, Spoilt fruit, old bacon & old muffins, croissants served for breakfast. On pointing this to mr.sampath the restaurant manager, he said he’s only the manager, food falls in the chef section. It feels like they either don’t like this business, you struggle to see a nice approach, food portions ala carte is very small
9,6 Excellent
Pros: It made us feel like home. The view of the beach and pool from the room was breathtaking.
Cons: There should be more activities and games in the hotel. If there are kids around they may tend to get bored.
3,3 Mediocre
Pros: Overrated Hotel! The rooms were not clean. There were no sleepers inside the room and no toothbrush. Upon calling room service a couple of times, we were still not given the items. It was a nightmare to stay at this hotel. The only positive thing here was the beach view 'only if you get a chance to live in a beach facing room'.
Cons: The rooms were not clean. There were no sleepers inside the room and no toothbrush. Upon calling room service a couple of times, we were still not given the items. It was a nightmare to stay at this hotel. The only positive thing here was the beach view 'only if you get a chance to live in a beach facing room'.
9,2 Excellent
Pros: The staff where just fantastic. So friendly and helpful. The room overall was good with a great view of the pool and beach. A little bit more expensive than it possibly could of been but overall a nice place to stay by the beach at Bentota.
Cons: Nothing
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Friendly staff, extremely clean. Great views of beach. Close to cute, affordable and authentic restaurants. Short walk to town. Easy to get tuk-tuk to activities.
Cons: I organised my own transport to airport via Uber but the drivers that wait out the front of the hotel didn’t like that and forced him to leave. I felt like the hotel security could have stepped in here as I wasn’t sure what was going on
7,1 Good
Pros: Room rate we paid.
Cons: The hotel was not up to the standard of other hotels we stayed in around Sri Lanka for the money we paid, however, the manager and his staff went well above and beyond to look after us which made the overall experience very good.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Good service
Cons: Now lift to tak the bags
Temple Tree Resort & Spa - Bentota - Building
11
8,1 Excellent (810 reviews)
R2 065+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Temple Tree Resort & Spa in Bentota, you'll be on the beach, within a 10-minute drive of Bentota Beach and Induruwa Beach. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, multilingual staff, and luggage storage. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and free self parking is available onsite.
5,0 Okay
Pros: The Beach was nice , we could walk around to other restaurants on the Beach in the near vicinity. There was nothing great and about the resort .
Cons: It seemed that Resort had staff shortage or cost cutting measures in place. There was no one on recpetion after 10 PM . The Pool Boy was a very rude person . My wife sat on a beach bed which was prepared with a cushion and towel . as a Hotelier myself , my wife has seen several hotels and knows that all good hotels prepare beach beds in the morning and put reserved signages on the ones which are already assigned. There was no sign on this one. The Pool Boy called he with loud and rude voice , almost insulting her in front of other guests . it was not expected in sri lanka as our experience in all other properties was more then 120% good. The Swimming pool throughout sri lanka closes at 10 PM , but in this Resort it closed at 7.30 Pm , The Beach bed cushiosn were removed at 6 PM , The whole swimming pool and garden area was dark with no lights at all , making it look dead. may be if managment lights it up with some light music and keep pool open till 10 pm they would make more revenue on beverage sales itself. The staff had no proper training , they gave me wrong opening hours of the spa. some staff had problems in speaking english . The breakfast was almost cold (even the hot items) . The spa was just two rooms with bed , the massage in itself was ok. The staff was showing an open Bias towards western Long staying guests . instead of us short stay asians. some staff were nice and smiled when ever we met them. Overall , I would not suggest to go there if you are not used to such properties . and its not for familes with Kids.
6,3 Good
Pros: 1. Rooms are very good and spacious. 2. Beach view from room is fabulous. 3. Location of the hotel is also on beach.
Cons: 1. Reception area and parking area are same. There is no Aircondition in the reception area. 2. Very slow checkin process and staff does not understand basic English. Only one lady duty manager knows proper English. 3. Buffet breakfast not served. Instead alakart breakfast served which is not acceptable. 4. Hot shower not available. Inspite of complaints the problem was not resolved.
8,3 Excellent
Cons: Too far from town.
9,5 Excellent
Pros: Very clean and comfortable room. Friendly staff.
Cons: There was nothing I didn't like.
7,1 Good
Pros: It was situated on a lovely beach.
Cons: The food selection on the buffet was very limited, the food was not nice at all. Too much spicy food, meat was mostly fat, pasta was overcooked and too soft and not a lot of options. The breakfast was terrible. We ended up going back to our room and just ordering room service continental breakfast. The pools are not very welcoming as the colour of the pool tiles look dirty so we didn't use the pools.
7,5 Good
Pros: Staff including Tarak and Senaka ensured our stay be as comfortable as it could be. In the early morning ours they arranged milk for my kid which is really appreciative.
Cons: Driver's accommodation is only available for booking through travel operators and no free accomodation was available for booking through online portals including booking.com
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Many thanks team, it was a pleasure staying in the resort and we enjoy the the moment, nice location and helpful staff
Cons: No thing
10,0 Excellent
Pros: The staff and the large room
Cons: The entrance
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Well trained staff with smily faces and friendyness. We enjoyed the relaxing hotel environment (specially the long swimming pool) and delicious food.
2,5 Mediocre
Pros: Massage was good.
Cons: The staff were lazy and rude. Our air conditioning didn’t work. We checked in and had to go back downstairs to collect our bags as they forgot them... We then were woken up at about 9:30pm to loud banging on our front door a staff member demanding we come to reception now to pay our bill which we had already signed to add on to the room charge. Worst accommodation experience we have ever had! Would highly recommend to stay elsewhere.
Hotel Bentota Village - Bentota - Building
12
8,3 Excellent (19 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Hotel Bentota Village in Bentota, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Bentota Beach and Induruwa Beach. Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Free self parking is available onsite.
8,3 Excellent
Pros: Clean, neat & surroundings....
Cons: Little interior....
9,2 Excellent
Pros: Nice pool area. Very clean room. We checked in late but the staff were very helpful and got us settled quickly. Very comfortable and beautiful stay. The reception staff didn't speak English well but they were able to get someone to organize watersports for us.
8,8 Excellent
Pros: The rooms and pool were clean, the staff helping, very nice looking garden, there was a transport to the beach for free, we send greetings to the manager Manu, thank you for the stay in Bentota
Wunderbar Beach Hotel - Bentota - Building
13
7,7 Good (284 reviews)
R1 178+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Wunderbar Beach Hotel in Bentota, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Bentota Beach and Induruwa Beach. Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, luggage storage, and a library. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Staff couldn’t be more helpful & friendly & went out of their way to cater for our every need. Restaurant was super, the food exceeded expectations & the waiters and chef were always attentive - the Sri Lankan curry was out of this world. The hotel tuk-tuk driver - Sisi - was full of great suggestions on what to see & do locally & was incredibly good value.
Cons: The sea (which is just over the railway track) was too rough to swim in, our fault for booking out of season
7,5 Good
Pros: Connectivity with beach
Cons: Breakfast is v poor,. Kitchen service is late.l Room charges are Over priced. Front office staff non cooperative.
9,2 Excellent
Pros: Location and staff
Cons: Paid for deluxe room but wasn’t like the photo although very clean
9,2 Excellent
Pros: The Rooms were supernice. The open restaurante next to the railway and close to the beach with supernice food and fruit juices was lovely. The offered us to have Xmas dinner on the beach with seafood platter! Loved it! A quite place with a stunning perfect for walking or jogging!
Cons: It might be good to know that Bentota is very much about private resorts and there is no real downtown..
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Great location right on the beach. Food was fantastic - I would recommend the special Sri Lankan curry (seven dishes plus rice) - excellent value. Also you must try the wunderbar cocktail. The staff were very attentive.
Cons: The rooms were basic but clean. However when you’re in this location, you won’t want to spend long in your room anyway. There is a train line running all along the coast. It runs between the hotel and the beach. We thought that this added to the hotel’s character, and it was fun to see the trains pass. However light sleepers may find them noisy. First night the trains woke me but after that no problem.
6,3 Good
Pros: We stayed for one night at Wunderbar and were overall quite disappointed. Although it’s not without its charms and eager staff, Wunderbar leaves much to be desired. When we arrived we were greeted with welcome drinks and shown to our room. The hotel is set back a bit from a nice beach and right beside the train tracks which I enjoyed. Our room was spacious and clean and had a lovely outdoor veranda, but fixtures and furnishings are outdated and the beds were very uncomfortable - I could hardly sleep. We ate at the hotel’s restaurant and ordered seafood which was expensive compared to nicer places we’ve eaten at in Sri Lanka and really quite terrible. Perhaps our mistake was in allowing them to upsell us on lobster and prawns which were sadly over cooked. The French fries were very good though. WiFi only worked in the reception area which is far from the common areas and rooms (no WiFi available in rooms). We had a late flight out of Colombo and Wunderbar was not able to accommodate a late checkout or provide us with a place to shower so we left early in the morning and rented a room elsewhere for the day. I wished we had just stayed elsewhere from the start.
Cons: Too many staff sitting around waiting to pounce on you to take you on a Tuk Tuk, sell you seafood from the display and lure you into their gem shop. Overpriced, definitely not 4 stars. Bad WiFi, bad drinks, badly prepared seafood. We recommend staying at Ocean View next door for value.
5,4 Okay
Pros: Dedicated and friendly staff - the maitre d’hotel didn’t ask for a tip, but rather for a good review.
Cons: Cleanliness was marginal to non-existing, very limited activities
9,6 Excellent
Pros: The location - right on a beautiful quiet beach The staff were so helpful going out of their way to make sure you had everything that you needed. I travelled alone and always felt looked after. The rooms were big and clean The food was really tasty and huge portion sizes
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Bright big and clean room. Nice view. The beach is great. Can see the train passing. Very special experience.
2,9 Mediocre
Pros: Nothing to like about this property
Cons: There isn’t a single item to list. I don’t know where to start from the doors of the rooms to bathroom shower nothing was in order. Even after paying for half board basis the dinner was pathetic
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Palm Beach Inn and Sea Shells Cabanas in Bentota, you'll be by the ocean, within a 5-minute drive of Bentota Beach and Induruwa Beach. Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and luggage storage. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and free self parking is available onsite.
6,3 Good
Pros: The staff were very nice, knowing we are leaving early they prepared the breakfast for us at 6:30 am. The setting is beautiful and the location is right by the beach.
Cons: The bathrooms were not clean. It’s recommended to bring covers and towels with you too.
4,2 Okay
Cons: Kitchen is not operating. It should have informed earlier.
5,8 Okay
Pros: Very kind owners who organised a scooter for a good price. Very comfortable beds in large room. Can’t comment on food as didn’t eat here. AC worked well
Cons: Far away from most things. On the railway so loud at night. Had problems with bathrooms being very smelly (owners offered us to change) but still a worry for the plumbing in all rooms. WiFi only works in reception which is 3x3 and a long walk from our room. Not really handy late at night.
2,9 Mediocre
Pros: Location is good
Cons: This is the worst place I have visited. Not good conditions for money.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Everything
Cons: Breakfast was amaizing. Rooms are looking more luxurious than we accept. The best beach resort in bentota Special thanks to Mrs. Saara, Mrs Nona, Mr. Jagath for the lovely service. Excellent
7,5 Good
Pros: The location
Cons: Bath tub not good and no coffee only tea tag had.
6,7 Good
Pros: Location of Hotel
Cons: Shower was not working .Comod has no water. Basin tap has been given green colour dirty water. Present manager has no professionalism . Everyday in breakfast, only some fruits and bread butter jam egg. Only one staff is there Trenadu, who does all work. Arrange breakfast to clean room and washroom.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Super location good ambiance enjoyed our stay Will definitely come back
8,3 Excellent
Pros: the location is close to the beach, and the railway. The room is clean, spacious and tidy and there are a very beautiful garden outside . Staffs are friendly and useful if you need any help from them.
Susanthas - Bentota - Building
15
7,3 Good (207 reviews)
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Susanthas in Bentota, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Bentota Beach and Kaluwamodara Bridge. This hotel is 23.1 mi (37.1 km) from Hikkaduwa Coral Reef and 25.1 mi (40.4 km) from Hikkaduwa Beach. Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 25 guestrooms. Bathrooms have showers and hair dryers. Amenities Pamper yourself with onsite massages or enjoy recreation amenities such as bicycles to rent. Dining At Susanthas, enjoy a satisfying meal at the restaurant. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. Business, Other Amenities Featured amenities include wired Internet access (surcharge), dry cleaning/laundry services, and a safe deposit box at the front desk. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.
5,4 Okay
Pros: Locarion.
Cons: Cold shower, recommendid own trips, prices in a restaurant. Shower room should be more cleaner. Long staying tourist but also staff making noisy night. Lot of mosqitues there even staff tried to protect me. Wifi not working, just in restaurant area.
8,3 Excellent
Pros: 3rd time at Susanthas. Great stay, as always.
Cons: Missing General Manager to take care of all together. Some things can be improved.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: I honestly liked everything!!!, super location right beside the train station, super close to lovely beach, and town very close, 10 minute walk. My room was lovely, very clean and the staff and restaurant were great. There is a nice pool however I didn't use it. Great price too.
Cons: I liked everything, thank you...
6,7 Good
Pros: The room atmosphere is good..
Cons: There is no TV in the room. And the charges they have taken is very high. As per the booking.com room charge they have billed more than that as vat and service charge.
7,9 Good
Pros: Great location set in a leafy garden, across the road from the beach. Friendly and helpful staff and lovely food at the restaurant. Good size room.
Cons: Room and bathroom could have been cleaner
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Stepping off the train straight into the hotel made for the easiest ever transit, a warm welcome and clean rooms with A/C and good value for Bentota. The pool was a bonus as was the cafe.
8,8 Excellent
Pros: Very nice place except certain room that could get very hot during the day . Chose the the one with AC if you can afford it , or choose one that received shade from trees .
Cons: The second room we moved to was too hot during the day . Those rooms need a ceiling to protect from the heat that comes from the roof
8,3 Excellent
Pros: Second time we have stayed there, the staff are friendly and helpful and the beach is superb.Helps that is right near the train station, you can easily sort your own days out at little expense
Cons: Some of the fixtures and fittings in the room are looking a little tired and stupid things like light bulbs need replacing
6,7 Good
Pros: Very Friendly and Helpful staff. Close to the beach.
Cons: Our room was generally unclean, particularly the bathroom. The soap from the previous guests was in the shower when we arrived indicating that the shower had not been cleaned. Extremely long wait times at the restaurant.
Hotel Amarit - Bentota - Building
16
7,2 Good (3 reviews)
Overview Reviews
AMARIT is one of the most elegant mini hotels for couples in Sri Lanka. It is located in a beautiful lagoon of Bentota River and best of all suits for couples. This quiet and cozy hotel will give you an opportunity to spend a great holiday on Sri Lanka, its relaxing atmosphere, a sense of privacy, and will give you a moment to stay together as well. In our hotel newlyweds can spend a wonderful honeymoon, couples will feel like newlyweds again, and lovers can test their feelings.
5,0 Okay
Cons: We reached late at hotel approx 11:30 pm , so we just wanted to rest but we found there staff was drinks and they were smelling profusely. Pathatic experience Thats why we checkout next day and stay at the palms
7,9 Good
Pros: Though there are not many reviews on booking.com, there were several good reviews on Airbnb and TripAdvisor. We had the Deluxe Double room with balcony and A/C. It was exactly as pictured, very quite and relaxing. The view from the balcony of the river is beautiful. Breakfast was lovely with fresh juice and fruit. Watching the wildlife on the river was always enjoyable. The location is a 15 minute walk to the beach.
Cons: The wifi didn't work in the room, which made it difficult to spend time in the nice room. It worked well on the back balcony, but not in the room or on the private balcony that was with the room. At the price of $70.00 a night, which is a lot in Sri Lanka, I expect the wifi to work, a fully stocked room with soap and cups/glasses, shampoo, etc. The room came with a kettle, but we had to request tea and cups. There was no soap or drinking water when we checked in, but that was quickly amended. The listing said there was a restaurant at the property, but only breakfast was offered. It was a very nice room, but I found it to be very expensive for the quality of service and amenities. There is no sign for the hotel and I didn't receive a receipt after payment, though I requested one after paying cash.
Overview
With a stay at Induruwa Beach Resort in Bentota, you'll be within a 10-minute drive of Bentota Beach and Induruwa Beach. Featured amenities include a business center, complimentary newspapers in the lobby, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Free valet parking is available onsite.