We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Taru Villas - The Muse

Save
Share
Traveller (91)
Room & Suite (11)
Dining (8)
Overview
The Muse Robolgoda, Bentota 80500 Sri Lanka See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Bar/Lounge
3 Star accommodation
{"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget"}}
Rooms
30 Sep1 Oct
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 7 partner sites to see rooms from US$ 137.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Bentota hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "b02f7edcb51243f4a983d1dfb024c938", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":12913740,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[120527871],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":30,"month":9,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":1,"month":10,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":137,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"b02f7edcb51243f4a983d1dfb024c938","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":143,"lowestMetaPrice":137,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":143,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":143,"lowestMetaPrice":137,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":143,"hotelName":"Taru Villas - The Muse","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":true,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImIwMmY3ZWRjYjUxMjQzZjRhOTgzZDFkZmIwMjRjOTM4IiwiQUlLIjoiNzk4MjhiZThjOGQ5NDRhMWIzNTY1OGE2NzcyZGZkMTUifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "30/09/2018", "checkOut": "01/10/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$ 137", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"120527871":"BookingCom"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"],"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget"}}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"],"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget"}}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"scriptFlags":null,"containerAttributes":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[],"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget"}}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
About
Description
The original source of inspiration for Taru's celebrated style of boutique hideaways, "Taru Villas - The Muse" first opened in 2002 and soon became the genre-defining benchmark for small, contemporary ...More boutique hotels in Sri Lanka. Formerly named "Taru Villas - Taprobana", this intimate villa on the beach, located next door to "Taru Villas - Rock Villa" in Bentota, offers 9 stylish and comfortable rooms; a beautiful, wild beach; tropical gardens and a sun-dappled pool; great food & warm, friendly service. Steal away to this bijou beach hotel - a private escape, designed for relaxation, for romance, for reconnecting with yourself, your best friends and lovers. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Beachfront
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Minibar
Hotel Style
Top resorts Hotels
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Top resorts Hotels
Number of rooms
9
Price range
US$ 129 - US$ 349 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle District > Bentota
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 25 hotels in Bentota
Club Villa
331 reviews
.15 km away
Wunderbar Beach Club Hotel
478 reviews
.17 km away
Amal Beach Hotel
43 reviews
.21 km away
Paradise Road The Villa Bentota
548 reviews
.23 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 67 restaurants in Bentota
Prem Cafe & Restaurant
332 reviews
.11 km away
Vintage Restaurant
66 reviews
1.07 km away
Happy Garden Restaurant
214 reviews
.80 km away
Malli's Seafood Restaurant
1,347 reviews
.85 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 62 attractions in Bentota
Bentota Beach
1,845 reviews
.95 km away
VTS Lanka Tours
160 reviews
.89 km away
NDK Travels
35 reviews
1.36 km away
Day Tour Sri Lanka
48 reviews
1.06 km away
Photos
Traveller (91)
Room & Suite (11)
Dining (8)
Pool & Beach (6)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Reviews (24)
Filter reviews
21 results
Traveller rating
20
1
0
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
20
1
0
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsour night stayrock villasri lankastretchaccommodationwifigardenpropertyspasea
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 21 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful property, it felt like staying at a very glamorous friend's house. Amazing food - best hoppers and relishes I had in a week in Sri Lanka - lovely pool and outdoor lounging areas, gorgeous, if modest, rooms. A shame that train noise could be...More

Thank jinisu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The review title says it all...…………...WOW WOW WOW What a breath taking place, simple stunning and beautiful from the service upon arrival to the room, the gardens and the hospitality this hotel and it's staff are faultless. We arrived hours before check-in due to the...More

2  Thank Dean R
Response from TaruVillas2016, Business Development & Marketing Manager at Taru Villas - The MuseResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Dean R, Thank you for your fantastic review! It truly was a pleasure to have you stay with us, and it is wonderful to hear such positive feedback. We hope to welcome you back at our properties soon, and wish you the best. Yours...More

Reviewed 16 July 2018

Wasn't quite sure what to expect but must say that we were all pleasantly surprised. We felt very at home in this exquisite set-up. The service was excellent and Oshaan and his team were there when needed. Food, I must say was delicious, true to...More

1  Thank Thomas M
Response from TaruVillas2016, Business Development & Marketing Manager at Taru Villas - The MuseResponded 17 July 2018

Dear Thomas M, Thank you for your fantastic review! It truly was a pleasure to have you with us, and we are so happy to hear that you had such a memorable stay. Oshan and his team will be thrilled to hear such wonderful feedback....More

Reviewed 27 June 2018

i arrived on a Saturday afternoon and was received by very courteous staff . I had the most tasty Lemon cake and a nice cup of ceylon tea by the pool side . The Decor of the property was very classy with tasteful pieces of...More

Thank 77sunil
Response from TaruVillas2016, Business Development and Marketing Manager at Taru Villas - The MuseResponded 2 July 2018

Dear 77sunil, Thank you for your wonderful review! We are thrilled to hear that you have had such a memorable stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you again soon, and wish you the best. Yours Sincerely, Team Taru Villas

Reviewed 19 June 2018

This little oasis is probably the best every boutique property I have ever stayed in. The attention to detail is flawless, the team are amazing and just a very memorable end to end experience. Food is delicious, breakfast is a great start to the day,...More

1  Thank SarahWK
Response from TaruVillas2016, Business Development & Marketing Manager at Taru Villas - The MuseResponded 20 June 2018

Dear Sarah, Thank you for your wonderful review! It truly was a pleasure to have you with us, and we are so happy to hear that you had such a memorable stay. Our team will be thrilled to see such positive feedback. We look forward...More

View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Jos54
6 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from TaruVillas2016 | Property representative |
Hi Jos, We have an extensive menu at The Muse, that a lot of our guests (especially those that stay for 3 nights or more) tend to opt for. There are other restaurants in the area as well, but I am sure that the array of... More
0
Votes
Upen123
29 June 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from TaruVillas2016 | Property representative |
Hi Upen123, We do not have driver's accommodation available, but if required our Villa Guardian will be able to assist in finding suitable accommodation for your driver. The cost for this can be settled directly at the... More
0
Votes
Rowan F
15 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from TaruVillas2016 | Property representative |
Hello Rowan F, Thanks for getting in touch with us. To answer your question, yes there is a a single-track railway line that you have to cross in order to access the beach (the same with all other properties located on... More
0
Votes
Room Tips
"Book direct to get the best value for money"
Read review
"The Room with the Private Jacuzi located just outside the Room nicely tucked away"
Read review
"Room 3 has a lovely little loft bedroom, perfect for friends travelling together giving you each privacy."
Read review
"All rooms have their own terrace or balcony:-)"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing