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The Waterside Bentota

Overview
Yathramulla Road Yathramulla Bentota, Bentota 80500 Sri Lanka See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3.5 Star accommodation
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30 Dec.31 Dec.
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Dropped into Sri Lanka for some much needed R&R on our way back to Australia from a five month trip around Europe. Found this place and thoroughly enjoyed the serenity of just hanging out at the resort. Everywhere is only a cheap Tuk Tuk away....More

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank Rob M M
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Waterside is located on the Bentota Ganga with exceptional views across the river and the adjacent mangroves. The mangroves are saturated with wildlife and the migration of bats in the evening was a fantastic spectical. Upon our arrival we were welcomed by the friendly and...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank CharlieDubai2000
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here in June (low season) and it was delightful. The guys treated us so well: arranging train tickets, giving us boat rides when needed and catering to our wishes for meals. We had a delicious traditional Sri Lankan breakfast when...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank sallyjonathan2000
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Its a small property with 6 rooms. Rooms are well maintained, all rooms overlook the pool and the river is right there. Lovely hosts, decent food. Boat ride (available till sunset) can take you to Bentota beach in 5 mins. All in all, loved it...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank jhoomers
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We were there with our family all are very happy about service given. room specious and clean.hot water shower to be check. Kid love the pool and garden well maintain . Helpful staff . Thank you for the service.

Date of stay: May 2018
1  Thank dush S
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Description
Waterside is an elegant well maintained Villa with restaurant,which is situated in a unique riverside location,and has magnificent views over the wide Bentota Ganga. Waterside is popular with guests of all More nationalities.We have 6 ensuite (with bathtub and shower) A/C rooms with bar fridge,fan and satellite TV.The large open restaurant serves delicious Sri Lankan and Western dishes as well as mouth watering seafood.During your stay you can relax by our pool which is only a few steps from all the rooms, whilst enjoying the surrounding mature tropical garden and river views.We offer complimentary boat transfer to nearby beach, water sports or town.If you require Ayuvedic massage we can recommend several treatment centres.Excursions and tours to all the magnificent sites in this beautiful island can be arranged.If you wish to explore the local area we provide bicycles or we can organise local scenic tuk tuk rides . Fishing trips ,bird watching and river trips are available. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Minibar
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
USD 92 - USD 179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Waterside Bentota Hotel Bentota
,
The Waterside Hotel Bentota
Location
Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle District > Bentota
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Family
,
Romantic
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
USD 92 - USD 179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Waterside Bentota Hotel Bentota
,
The Waterside Hotel Bentota
Location
Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle District > Bentota
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VDewar
11 February 2017|
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Response from Claire B |
Hello Vicky, May be a little late to advise, but recommend that you visit the bentotawaterside website to make this kind of enquiry, the staff will be most happy to help you. Happy holidays.
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Olimera
26 October 2015|
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Response from Claire B |
Hello, the Bentota beach is about 5 minutes by boat - and the hotel provide a courtesy trip to the beach for guests. You can also get there by road, Tuk Tuk. The river is quite fast moving and I wouldn't personally recommend... More
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Outrageous
14 November 2014|
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Response from M M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Bob. I am more than happy to answer any questions you may have regarding The Waterside. No where in Sri Lanka is far by Tuk tuk so no the Waterside is not far from a town. As you sit having a sundowner you watch the... More
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Room Tips
"Rooms on ground floor are better since the pool is then walking distance away."
jhoomers
19 Jun. 2018
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"All rooms nice-Upstairs reached by about 20 steps"
899michaelc
5 Apr. 2018
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"All rooms have a river view"
clairee803
16 Feb. 2017
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"Best view of the river from the rooms on the first floor"
192lizr
8 Feb. 2017
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