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The Waterside Bentota

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just return from Bentota Lovely Hotel The water side .we booked entire property for 2 nights and had very enjoyable time with help of Hotel Manager and his friendly staff team . Hotel facing to Bentota river and 2 km from the Galle road...More

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Response from watersidebentota14, General Manager at The Waterside BentotaResponded 3 weeks ago

Greeting from Watersisde Bentota Dear Valued Guests, The pleasure was ours to welcome you to the Waterside Bentota We do appreciate your comments and thank you for giving us the opportunity to be of service to you as prestige customer. We do look forward to...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

So lucky we found this place. Tucked away on the riverfront — not the ocean. The service is exceptional — very attentive. Rooms are spacious and immaculate. The vegetation and gardens are Lucius and relaxing and the pool is just long enough for laps and...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

A great Boutique Hotel alongside the Bentota river, yet just minutes from both the glorious beach and Bentota/Althugama centre. Staff went above and beyond the call of duty, Lovely onsite restaurant serving great snacks and evening meals cooked to perfection.Lovely tranquil setting with all types...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

True to description and all other reviews this is a superb little hideaway. It is inmacculately clean with well kept gardens. The staff are exceptional especially Indika. Anything you want can be organized. Congratulation to all the staff including kitchen cooks for doing such a...More

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USD 80 - USD 164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Bentota
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USD 80 - USD 164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#2 Romantic Hotel in 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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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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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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"All rooms nice-Upstairs reached by about 20 steps"
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"All rooms have a river view"
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"Best view of the river from the rooms on the first floor"
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"There are only six rooms -- all of them have a wonderful view over the river, so it doesn't really matter..."
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