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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the first time in Sri Lanka,we stayed in Colombo in Pegasus resort for two days and moved to Club Bentota for another 3 nights,truly an awesome experience with the pristine location and the lagoon kind of feeling. Completely safe and the kids were...More

Thank TimelessRam
Reviewed 22 November 2017

NB: THE PREVIOUS POSTER HAS NOT STAYED HERE AND POSTED THEIR REVIEW FOR THE WRONG HOTEL! This hotel CLOSED on 1st May 2017 for refurbishment (see their website for details). I stayed October last year following a previous visit in 2002 and found it to...More

2  Thank Purrfecttune
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We've been staying here for a few days and run as quick as we found another place to stay in Bentota, but planed to stay 2 weeks. ROOM IS TERRIBLE: small and dirty. Buffet is very weak. But the worst in this hotel is a...More

1  Thank Vladimir T
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The hotel is a charming boat ride across the bay to access through a beautiful reception. There is heavy use of timber and wood in their decor. It carries an old world charm and beauty. They have wide access to sea and the backwater (where...More

Thank Simrit K
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Went to this place in the month of January 2017. This is surely a heaven on earth. To reach the hotel we have to cross a river by their private boats. The resort is located between a river on one side and the ocean on...More

Thank BHASKAR JYOTI D
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Free Parking
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US$76 - US$226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$76 - US$226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Srilankaphiles35
12 April 2017|
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Response from Hussain A | Reviewed this property |
This is true. When I visited in December 2016, they said they were going to close soon for renovation.
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manu6122
30 August 2016|
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Response from drgopalsharma | Reviewed this property |
There is a beach and shack and services.
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manu6122
30 August 2016|
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Response from shasheema-nishadi | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Hotel has a beach They do have a bar near to the pool. that's the place you can have beer.
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"Book cottages instead of rooms, preferably near the Ayurvedic centre within the resort, you may have to visit..."
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"Be aware that there is not a 24hr room service or restaurant faciltiy here."
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