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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We spent a wonderful week with 3 kids. The Superior room was in front of kids pool - so kids were very happy. Water in the pool was good but could be cleaner if falling leaves could be removed every morning ;-) Food - is something special to say thank to the staff working in the kitchen - DELICIOUS, every...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for the lovely comment. I will surly pass these comments to my team members and they will be glad to note that they were able to make your holiday even more enjoyable. Thank you once again and we hope to see you back at our hotel for your next vacation. Regards, Roshan Fernando

Jonkoping, Sweden
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Amazing stay. + friendly staff, Very Good chefs, Nice and clean, close to an amazing beach, 3 Nice resturants in the hotel area, the breakfast is very rich! Over 100 articles? price for food etc is like an ordinary europeeanhotel. Bentota is high price overall.

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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 we hope to see you back at our hotel. Regards, Roshan Fernando

Sunbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2016

My sister and I have returned from a 2 week holiday and we had a lovely time...The staff in the hotel were just lovely and couldn't do enough for you... The reception staff were excellent......Kuma - Room Service Manager was so very helpful so much so we wanted to take home the lovely pillows and he did track down were...

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

Dear Guests, Thank you for your lovely comments. I am glad you enjoyed our services and facilities during your stay with us. We sincerely hope to see you back at our hotel during your next vacation. Regards, Roshan Fernando

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

On arrival and closer inspection of our "superior room" we had to get housekeeping to come back and clean it! Dust in corners of floors, marks on bed sheets and tiny insects in the bathroom. As the week went on the standard of cleanliness did not improve much. Don't get me wrong, the towels and sheets were clean and changed...

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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. I am disappointed to note that you have not had an enjoyable time at our hotel. I have taken note of all the points you have raised and I will definitely look into way in which these areas could be improved. Regards, Roshan Fernando

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We booked this hotel online and got a really good deal (half the standard rate). The service is very good and the ambience and facilities are that of a 4* hotel. There are two lovely pools, the gym is well equipped, its right on the beach and has a nice atmosphere. Bentota beach is beautiful and the sunsets stunning. There...

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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. I would like to bring into your notice that we have planned for a soft refurbishment of the hotel where all these issues you have raised will be addressed. In fact, some of the rooms at the hotel has already been done up. We hope that this experience will not deter you from...

colombo
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Very nice experience in AVAN and it's definitely worth what you spend. Very friendly and cheerful staff from the entrance to the exit. Always try to make sure to provide maximum comfort to the cliants. Very good buffet with range of food and always there was a place for the traditional Sri Lankan food. Rooms were spacious enough and bathroom...

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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. We at AVANI look into all the details that matter to our guests so that they would feel homely with us. We hope to see you back at your second home – AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa Regards, Roshan Fernando

New York City, New York
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Avani is an excellent option in Bentonta and the location calls for a better hotel if you want to relax, use the facilities through the day. Rooms are big, its its worthy to book the deluxe sea view rooms. The beds are big and very comfortable. Breakfast is excellent, has western and local cuisines. Must try the Egg Hoppus station...

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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. As you have correctly indicated, our Deluxe Rooms are more spacious with added facilities and are ideal for families. Thank you once again for staying with us and we hope to see you back at AVANI during your next...

coventry
Reviewed 31 October 2016

we stayed at this hotel for 3 nights in mid October 2016 on a B&B basis. Hotel rooms were true to those pictures shown on hotel booking websites/brochure and very comfortable and clean. the propertyis well maintained with good level of housekeeping. Rooms were serviced twice daily. The hotel has two restaurants - one buffet and one al la carte....

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

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for such a detailed review, covering all aspects a holiday maker would look for. We are delighted to note that the hotel met your expectations and the fact that you have already decided to visit us back again. I have taken note of your comments with regard to our team members who were looking...

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Staff were very helpful and polite. Room was spacious and clean. Overall property were very good. Kids really love the golden beach so much. Food was nice and a lot of varieties. Very good for honeymoon as well as family with kids.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying at AVANI Bentota and for your review. I am very happy to note that your kids loved the hotel. Hope to see you and your family members back at AVANI Bentota for your next family getaway. Regards, Roshan Fernando

Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We only had a week in Sri Lanka and used Bentota as our base. It was the perfect mix of relaxation with a beautiful beach and being close and accessible to other cities via train and tuktuk. Avani was perfect! Beautiful hotel, amazing staff who were well trained, polite and courteous throughout. Breakfast buffet was sensational everyday and beautiful views...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for the lengthy review with regard to your recent stay with us. I am glad that you have taken time to review most of the important areas of the hotel. I will definitely pass on your comments to our team members and I am sure that they will be pleased to note that they were able...

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Amenities

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
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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: $164 - $461 (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
#5 Luxury Hotel in Bentota
#7 Romantic Hotel in Bentota
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Bentota
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“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"”
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harindug, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are good.”
don2jako, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“rooms with sea views”
611sunseekers, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
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