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84.0% Based on 3036 reviews TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 out of 5

Hotel Description

Family-friendly 5-star hotel near Bentota Beach

Close to the beach

At this Bentota hotel, you'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Bentota Beach and 3 miles (5 km) of Kaluwamodara Bridge. Moragalla Beach and Kande Vihare Temple are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Luxury amenities

This luxury hotel features a full-service spa, a nightclub, and 4 restaurants. There's fun for all ages with a children's pool and an arcade/game room, and families will appreciate the onsite laundry facilities. Enjoy the outdoor pool and perks like free valet parking and free WiFi.

Free Internet, soaking tubs

Boasting deep soaking bathtubs, the 162 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and balconies or patios. LCD TVs come with satellite channels, and other amenities include free wired Internet and iPod docks.

Superior Room, 2 Twin Beds, Garden View (Charm)

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$80 per night

Deluxe Room, Terrace (Delight)

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

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

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Suite, 1 Bedroom, Sea View (Allure)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Superior Room, 2 Twin Beds, Sea View (Charm)

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Premium Suite, 1 Bedroom, Sea View (Temptation)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

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About the Taj Bentota Resort & Spa

Location National Holiday Resort, Bentota,

Renovations + Closures

This property is undergoing renovations from 01 May 2019 to 31 October 2019 (completion date subject to change).

During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Property Features

Taj Bentota Resort & Spa offers its guests a full-service spa, an outdoor tennis court, and an outdoor 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. A business center, limo/town car service, and a meeting room are available. A children's pool, a nightclub, and a spa tub are also featured at the luxury Taj Bentota Resort & Spa. A roundtrip airport shuttle (available 24 hours) and an area shuttle are available for a fee. Self parking and valet parking are free. 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
  • 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 self parking , Free valet parking

Transport

  • Airport: Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.) (110.4 km / 68.6 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle and area shuttle
  • Parking: Free valet parking and self parking

Room Amenities

Taj Bentota Resort & Spa offers 162 air-conditioned accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Beds feature premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 42-inch LCD televisions come with premium satellite channels. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with deep soaking bathtubs and rainfall showerheads. Bathrooms are also outfitted with bathrobes, designer toiletries, and complimentary 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. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include irons/ironing boards.

  • Private balcony or patio
  • Separate bedroom
  • Deep soaking tub
  • Minibar
  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LCD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Pillow options
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

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.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include an outdoor tennis court, a sauna, and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Tennis lessons on site
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, JIVA. Services include body wraps, body scrubs, body treatments, and manicures and pedicures. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including Ayurvedic. The spa is equipped with a spa tub.

The spa is open daily. Children under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

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

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at 11:30 AM
  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

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

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)!

Pets

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

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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 are 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.

  • No pets or service animals allowed

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)
  • 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

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 with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in EarthCheck, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.