Despite being resoundingly beaten by Verstappen, Bottas was at least able to get the better of Hamilton for the first time since the Russian Grand Prix.
The 31-year-old believes the result was a welcome reminder of his talent, allowing him to regroup ahead of a renewed championship tilt in 2021.
"I think for me personally, it was a good, solid race," said Bottas. "With the safety car quite early on, it meant strategy was the same for everyone.
"So not many opportunities and Red Bull was too quick. Personally, I feel it was a strong race but as a team, we were not quick enough.
"But I think this weekend was positive from my own performance and being able to beat Lewis is always a good thing as a reminder I can do it. I am ready to get some rest and a good reset and get ready to start again."
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