This was my second time at this hotel and both visits were really fun. The staff couldn't do enough kind things for us. The person who complained about poor treatment of 'non-whites' should have seen the diverse mix of people staying while we were there. I would guess the majority were Indian or Sri Lankan and the next large group were of Arabic decent (it was during the Eid Holiday). I saw everyone getting kind and attentive care.
Super experience. Rooms were spacious and clean. Huge bathroom. Good tv channels, ac, and ceiling fan in room. Staff were helpful at every chance. Never waited more than 3 minutes for boat ride to and from hotel. Food was amazing in the breakfast and dinner buffet. Always fresh and never saw an empty item dish. I highly recommend the spa. A little expensive, but we signed up for a package which was affordable. Gym was excellent. Pool and beach were both amazing. My whole family was pleasantly surprised about this hotel and Sri Lanka. I highly, highly recommend it for a relaxing getaway.
Great place, great location! beach just 100 meters, pool 50 meters, amazing rooms & great view, great staff ( helped us with early check-in) and always ready to help. Other attractions near by - Bentota river, water sports, great local market 10 minutes walk from hotel for small souvenirs.
The only thing perhaps that can be improved is a) room service experience b) more variety in food during breakfast and dinner
Bharat from Bangalore India
An ideal beach resort built in the serene village of Bentota. The hotel was designed by internationally acclaimed architect …More
I really loved this hotel & hope to return!Extremely friendly staff - especially the waiters, who were very attentive and helpful.The Swiss owner also introduced herself & gave advice on what to do.
Great location right on the beachfront, large clean pool, volleyball net, small swing & see saw for kids, elevated restaurant, balcony (shared but this was fine), big bathroom with a powerful shower.
Great breakfast - sausage/bacon, eggs, cereal, toast, jam, drinks etc & fresh juice each morning. Restaurant provided excellent competitively priced food.
Small shop across the road sold drinks and biscuits.
Easy to catch 3 wheeler from outside the hotel at any time of the day or night - aprox. 400 rupes into the town of Aluthgama - 10 minutes away. Small train station opposite - Induruwa - trains did not go very frequently from here so I would recommend travelling to Aluthgama by train then 3 wheeler which is what we did when we travelled from Colombo. Good selection of activities nearby within 10min 3 wheeler journey - river cruise,water sports, turtle sanctuary & gardens.
Overall a very good hotel offering excellent value for money!
Excellent resort for couples.
Staff - exceptional, friendly, not overbearing.
Airport pickup was pleasant and efficient with an ad hoc stop to pickup some local fruit for us to try.
Checkin smooth and fast with a welcome sparkling wine and fruits served on arrival.
Room - clean and comfortable with an opened bathroom.
Balcony with seaviews (like all rooms) perfect for the complimentary afternoon tea.
Delicious and plentiful meals with a good bar.
Infinity pool is stunning with excellent views of the ocean.
Location of the resort on a rocky promontory means access to 2 beaches which were both beautiful and peaceful. The sea was rough due to the low/monsoon season but fun and warm.
Complimentary spa massage was wonderful.
We had so many little things added on such as gift sweets and a personalised souvenir which really made us feel pampered and special.
A perfect stay at the start of our honeymoon.
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