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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The stay was good.. It's a nice place to go with your family.. But the buffet needs more variety.. The food is nice but when it comes to the choice if dishes, that's very limited.. Also more staff is needed in the restaurant during lunch..

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited here on our way back from Galle to Colombo and stayed one night. Check in was particularly slow, they could have had more staff at check in. The room was a decent size overlooking the pool. We spent the afternoon by the pool and ordered some refreshments, unfortunately after nearly 45 minutes we still had not received them...

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Stuttgart, Deutschland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Oh this place is so beautiful. Anytime I would stay there and recommend it to other people. The staff was very nice and I felt really welcome. The Beach is beautiful, breakfast also very nice and tasty.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Excellent hotel with added extras from Dilan the Chef who created a very special meal for my Birthday served by Ashen who was extremely helpful and pleasant. On returning to the bar area Manojers had arranged a birthday cake accompanied by a saxophonist playing happy birthday. The staff made the stay one of the best during my tour of Sri...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely comments with regard to your recent stay at AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa. I am glad to note that our Team Members were able to make your special day, extra special to you. Hope you will visit us back again for another memarouble stay with us. Regards, Roshan Fernando

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

we take long time to do check out because the cashier was eating lunch, room was not very clean so i have to call them to come and clean the room again. the location is very good the view is great in front of the sea

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

Dear Guest, It is disturbing to note that you have not had a pleasant stay with us. I will personally look in to the areas that you have mentioned in your comments and make sure that this will not repeat in the future. Thank you for bringing this to my notice. Regards, Roshan Fernando

Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was told this was one of the best resorts in Bentota. And from what I saw and experienced it surely lived up to my high expectations. The check in process was smooth and quick. The welcome drink was not the best, but the staff made alternate arrangements with fresh fruit juices. The beach by the resort is not crowded...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments with regard to your recent stay with us at AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa. I have noted down the concerns you have raised and I will personally look into these areas and make sure that necessary action is taken. Regards, Roshan Fernando

Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Spent 3 days in this paradise with 3 other couples and it was perfect. The Hotel while Dutch Inspired - Is Relaxed Beach Resort. Our room was clean and comfortable. Service was exceptional - staff always friendly and very helpfull. The location was lovely. Walk straight out of your room across the garden and onto a beautiful clean sandy beach....

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments and I am glad to note that you have enjoyed your stay with us at AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa. Hope that you would visit us back again for your next holiday and hope your friends will be able to join you as well. Regards, Roshan Fernando

Moradabad, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful time with our children and grand children at the Avani resort. The staff was very co operative and helpful. the hotel service had a great quality, both because of its comfortable and appropriate facilities, as well as service and constant concern for our comfort. DHANUSHKA a waiter in the Breeze Restaurant was specially very co operative....

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and I ma glad to note that you have enjoyed your stay here with us. I hope you that you will visit us back again with you children and grand children to enjoy another holiday with us. Regards, Roshan Fernando

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We're a family of 4 from London, UK who stayed in the hotel for 5 nights during peak season. The staff from the very first minute were attentive, helpful and polite. Special mention to Ashen who was brilliant, he made our experiences at breakfast every morning and also at Franjipani that much better. Sundowners at the Loft bar were really...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking tie off your busy schedule to write a review with regard to your recent visit to AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa. I am glad to note that you have had an enjoyable stay with us and I hope that you will visit us back again for your next vacation. Regards, Roshan Fernando

Altea, Spain
Reviewed 1 week ago

After our Sri Lanka tour we booked 5 nights beach to relax. Avani Bentota was perfect, because it is a small resort with only 75 rooms at flat falling Bentota Beach. The rooms are nice with garden / beach or seaview and for families bigger Family rooms are available. The hotel was built 40 years ago and was designed by...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your lovely comments with regard to your recent stay with us. At AVANI, we make our guests feel at home by looking into every detail that matters to them - I am happy that you enjoyed it! Regards, Roshan Fernando

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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: $201 - $499 (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 Hotel Bentota
Avani Bentota Resort And Spa
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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“Pay the extra and get a room onto the garden - its worth it”
 of 5 bubbles roccop772, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor rooms nearer reception by far the best”
 of 5 bubbles cjw252015, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I was pleased with the standard room.”
 of 5 bubbles 586ricardos, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“the series of 109,110,111...good ground floor rooms, not too close to the pool with a great view of the beach”
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 of 5 bubbles abhie2014, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Superior room was lovely but we didn`t see the standard rooms or suites to see how they compared.”
 of 5 bubbles dorisandmabel, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
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