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AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 185*
USD 168*
USD 185*
USD 168*
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Definitely the worst hotel we stayed in during our two week stay in Sri Lanka. Surprisingly, their sister hotel Anantara Tangalla was incredible. This hotel is over 40 years old, and with such a beautiful setting it is easy to see why it would have been previously rated 5*. However I wouldn't be surprised if a new rating took it...

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel is absolutely stunning. It's right on the beach, the pools and the rooms are beautiful and it's just what you need after 10 days of travelling the country. However, when you have grown accustomed to the friendly and overhelpful nature of the guest house & BnB owners, you can't help but be disappointed by the generic and often...

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Thank JLSmee
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Avani Resort is a very good place where you can enjoy your stay. The staff is super friendly and was helping us throughout. Food was truly awesome with a lot of varieties. The spa was great as well. Nice place and the rooms are spacious and comfortable. I highly recommend the place to anybody. Will definitely vist the place again.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a fantastic stay in Bentota at this hotel and would definitely return for another trip. The hotel is located right on a beautiful stretch of sandy beach which was perfect for families, with lovely sand underfoot all the way out and some waves for them to play in. The beach is also very quiet, with few patrons, only...

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Colombo
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Our Family stayed in Avani for two days during the April holidays. The hotel is next to a series of hotels in Bentota, the entrance is very unassuming . There is parking in the Private Street. when we checked in the hotel was fully booked, we were able to get in to our rooms by 2 PM. The room we...

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Pattaya, Thailand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The resort is well situated with lots of facilities - two or three swimming pools; spa; gym; table tennis and two or three dining choices tho all operated the Sri Lankan custom of charging 27% more than the published.price. For train enthusiasts there is the added bonus of a track less than twenty metres from the front door; regular diesel...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautifully maintained, charming,quiet for a holiday break. Amazing array of food both Asian and Western. Loved the atmosphere and the walks on the beach. No touts on the beach front. Clean,comfortable rooms. Not bothered by insects or birds. Intimate and private surroundings. Dilkie Umagiliya Colombo

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General_Manager_SLML, General Manager at AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Dilkie U, Thank you for staying with us at AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa. I am glad to note that you have enjoyed your stay here with us and I hope to see you back again at the resort for another relaxing vacation. Regards, Roshan Fernando

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We travelled to Sri Lanka over the busy period in April. We are a family of four with a disabled adult daughter. the journey there was long & tiring but as soon as we arrived at the resort we began to relax within the beautiful frangipani the sounds of waves crashing on the hotel beach and the welcoming smiles from...

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General_Manager_SLML, General Manager at AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Luscious515, Thank you for taking time off your busy schedule to leave a comment with regard to your recent stay with us at AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa. I am glad to note that my team members took very good care of your family, specially your daughter. Once again, I am glad to note that you enjoyed your stay...

Bexleyheath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here in November last year for around 9 nights. Every room smell of damp from the air conditioning, showers leak water all over the bathroom floor, ants around the sink, dirty hairdryer, bad mastic around the shower door. We moved rooms but the problem was still the same. Management seemed interest in the problems and fixed them but...

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General_Manager_SLML, General Manager at AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear MyBexley, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your feedback on your stay at AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa. Your comments are of great value to us and have been reviewed with my team on areas of improvement. We recognize that we may have fallen short of your expectations, for which we sincerely apologize. Rest assured...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This resort is awesome! Had a wonderful time with my folks there! The staff is so kind and always willing to help out with a genuine smile on their faces. Food out here is delicious as well and we enjoyed a variety of different dishes.

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General_Manager_SLML, General Manager at AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Nadee, Thank you for your comments with regard to your stay with us at AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa. Glad to note that you had a lovely time with us. Regards, Roshan Fernando

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa

Address: Bentota, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka (Formerly Hotel Serendib)
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Bentota
Price Range: $155 - $435 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 76
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Also Known As:
Avani Bentota Resort And Spa
Avani Bentota Hotel Bentota
Serendib Hotel Bentota
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Bentota
#4 Luxury Hotel in Bentota
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Bentota
#7 Romantic Hotel in Bentota
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“Maybe fewer ants on a higher floor?”
  • Lots of flying ants - Reception sprayed the room so only the small biting ones shared my bed.
mwbell2000, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms face the ocean. Quiet and comfortable.”
dilkieu, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Do not stay unless refurbished.”
MyBexley, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the top floor are called "Standard" & Rooms on the ground and 1st floor are called "Superior"”
  • Water Leak from the A/C
  • Water Leak from the A/C
harindug, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are good.”
don2jako, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
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