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AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$149*
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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We were accommodated in the avani Bentota after finding out about pool maintenance at the avani kalutara. We found the the welcome warm and friendly upon arrival. We stayed on an all inclusive basis for 2 weeks. The hotel was situated right on the beach, but you needed to be careful when swimming due to the onshore breeze making the...

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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 Resort & Spa. I am glad to hear that the service standards of the hotel met your expectations and I hope to see you back at AVANI Bentota for your next vacation. Regards, Roshan Fernando

Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Great place beach front location, two large swimming pools loads of garden space, staff couldn't be more helpful. Food choice amazing something for everyone. Railway line behind the hotel, some guest might find a bit distracting, but if you are a train buff its marvellous . East to catch train down to Galle or other way to Colombo

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

Dear Guest, I am glad to note that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Indeed, the railway line runs behind the hotel but this is a common factor for most of the hotels down south. But as you say, if someone is a “Train Buff” – this is the place to be! Regards, Roshan Fernando

Reviewed 11 October 2016

I stayed 3 night for quick holiday weekend and during first day Resort executive Dadison Zoysa were stop by cabana and asked guest about experience. so I ask I like to have a oyster which it's not in their menu but chef was kind enough to special order for me next day. and I enjoyed it's not mega resort. however...

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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 glad to note that you valued the personalized service provided by our staff. AVANI Bentota is a medium sized hotel and makes it easy for the staff to interact with guests and look into all the details that matter to them. We hope you would visit us back during your next...

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 11 October 2016

It was an amazing weekend with my family. Great service and the food was delicious. The staff were really friendly and they made sure that we are having an unforgettable stay. What more can we ask from them.

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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. At AVANI, we take care of all the details that matter to you so that you can enjoy a seamless stay with us. Thank you for your comments once again and we hope to see you back for next vacation. Regards, Roshan Fernando

Galle, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Food and the staff is the best. Food is excellent, but should have add more variety, specially for the dinner. You have a wonderful staff. They are very kind and very helpful. Rooms are in good condition and very tidy. It would be great if you can arrange a evening tea with a snack. We hope to visit Avani very...

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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 our food and our staff. The greatest asset of our hotel is our staff – they make sure that every guest need is met and that they enjoy a hazel free holiday when they are at AVANI Bentota. Thank you once again for the review and we hope to see...

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Reviewed 10 October 2016

We had a lovely time at avani Bentota. The staff were amazing. we only had a few minor issues with the cleanliness of the shower and the floor of the room but that was quickly rectified as soon as it was brought to the hotel's attention. The food was good although here were a couple of dishes that weren't 5...

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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 glad to not that you have enjoyed your stay at AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa. I have also noted down the concern you have raised and I can assure you that these areas would be addressed immediately. Regards, Roshan Fernando

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 October 2016

A good place to start a trip around Sri Lanka. Easy trip from airport and a cool retreat from the heat! The large room looking out towards the beach was great and the staff were cheerful and helpful. Would definitely come back again.

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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 are glad to note that you found our hotel to be conveniently located making it easy for you to plan out a trip around the country. We do hope that you will include us in your next trip to Sri Lanka as well. Regards, Roshan Fernando

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

my husband and I spent 4 weeks in sri lanka during sept-oct and stayed at the avani hotel in bentota during a visit to Galle. it would be terribly unfair if I did not make special mention of the fantastic authentic sri Lankan cuisine we experienced at this hotel. the dinner buffet consisted of several authentic local dishes and so...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your comments with us. We are glad to note that you have enjoyed our food and I will pass on your comments to our Chef - I am sure he would be delighted. Thank you once again for your comments and for recommending the hotel to other potential guests and hope to see you...

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 9 October 2016

The most admirable thing about this hotel is its location and their ability to make your stay a memorable one. There was a lot of attention given to create a great atmosphere that helped the guests to relax and enjoy the food. The restaurant was serviced by very helpful staff members and they took time to speak to us and...

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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. My team would be happy to note that you have enjoyed their services and we hope to see you back at our hotel for your next vacation. Regards, Roshan Fernando

Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Avani is absolutly the best and most comfortable hotel my familie stayed at during our holiday visit in march 2016. Now coming back to be welcomed by the very professional and behearted staff and GM mr. Roshan, doing their atmost to make You feel at home and happy. The sight and architecture of the hotel is amazingly beautiful, and kitchen...

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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. At AVANI, we take care of all the details that matter to you so that you can enjoy a seamless stay with us. Thank you for your comments once again and we are eagerly waiting for your next visit. 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
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 > Galle District > Bentota
Price Range: $163 - $457 (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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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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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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