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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed at this excellent property in Nov last week. Simply awesome it is! Nice food, Spacious rooms, specially the deluxe rooms and a beautiful beach right next to the pool. Hotel staff is as courteous as you would ever want. I am unable to find one thing that I could discourage about them. Definitely Yes!!!

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My Friend and i spent two weeks at the Avani Bentota in November. The Staff could not do enough, and were just amazing , proactive and always smiling. Just to mention a few of the staff , Sudesh, Pramodiya, Kasun, Sulochna, Shireen, Viduranga and Ranga . The Hotel has a wonderful beach and Their own pools. The Manager Roshan Fernando...

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Bedfordshire
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here for 7 nights from the 11th November. It took 1hr 40 mins from the airport. Be advised you need cash to change into Sri Lankan Rupees, they do not take cards, you then have to use a ATM with a limit on withdrawals and a lower exchange rate. We were shown to our booked deluxe room on...

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Bentota, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Come here to eat delicious food from amassing chef Dadison Zoysa. Try the big Indian seafood plate, it`s lovely. You should also have a spicy cooking class! It`s a good stay to have a relaxed vocation. But the building is 30 years old.

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London
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What's good : the breakfast, the location on the beach, the beach itself - massive, pristine, empty. The staff are friendly and responsive (if not proactive) to requests What needs improving : rooms and common areas are getting a bit scruffy- needs a refresh and more effort on maintenance. Also while we stayed there was a very noisy hotel event...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First of all, the Avani Bentota is a very nice and beautiful hotel right on the beach. The beach is great for surfing, sunbathing, walks, strolls, picnic and so on. Fine and white sanded beach without the usual hawker's. The rooms are simple but classy . I love tge big shower and the massive mirror. The balcony got a great...

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Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having being a beach resort, I would have expected its seafood to be fresh and sweet. However, the fish used for its Fish & Chips tasted weird - slimy with a akaline after-taste. The fries also tasted as if they were re-fried. Not worth the price (about 1400lrp with taxes) and would not recommend this dish.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stretch out on one of the most perfect stretches of sand in the area. But don't forget to admire the cool, airy buildings - most of them the work of the late, much admired, Sri Lankan architect Jeffrey Bawa. The service isn't bad either.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am writing this down the day of my check out and wow what an experience it had been.The moment we entered the property Mr Jayant welcomed us to this wonderful view of the Indian Ocean and the sun kissed sandy beaches which are just near to the property. The view from the rooms was spectacular . It was our...

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Sugarloaf, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was impressed wiyh the gracius welcome dor an earlt check on. The staff eere all polite and represented the best in Sri Lankan hospitality. Very clean and safe. Wonderful pool and beach acces. I made them right decision to come to Avani!

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • 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: $215 - $555 (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
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Bentota
#7 Romantic Hotel in Bentota
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“Stayed in room 217 and had a great view of the beach”
 of 5 bubbles Rebel013, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Beach views”
 of 5 bubbles bryanedwin, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Suits are large and comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles team860, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I had a deluxe room on the ground floor facing the pool so I could go directly to pool and garden and beach from my room ( No 120).”
 of 5 bubbles Koala666, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the ground floor are brighter but not private. The rooms on the first floor are darker but private.”
 of 5 bubbles rohann381, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
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