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Hitchin, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

The surf hotel is a very good resort hotel, and better than most if you have traveled to Asia before, you will enjoy the hotel , surroundings, people, food etc. We had no issues with it whatsoever and enjoyed our time here immensely, but we have been to Asia a few times and can understand that it it might not...

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Surf no words for their treatments and facilities.i felt great at there. .nature ,their warm welcome,bedroom,bath ,pool ,and dining are best . .we enjoyed lot there facilities. I think surf is best for all local and tourist for enjoy their pleasure freedom vacation. Deluxive room is comfortable . .everything are ok.great day with them

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

We have just returned from 2 weeks staying at The Surf and I could not fault this wonderful hotel. Me and my husband and 3 teenagers. Firstly the position of the hotel on the beach surpasses all others we saw along the coast - simply paradise, views and sunsets are breathtaking. The staff cannot do enough for you. Food is...

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Faridabad, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very beautyful place to stay. The place is just at the Beach giving a great view of the sea. Room size is Okay but looks little conjested. There are 100 room in the hotel and all the rooms have balcony and two Nos. Sun Beds each room. There are two Swimming pools, . There is spa, and private beach of...

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Reception welcoming , room clean and tidy except for the little ants , the aircon iffy Breakfast great choices View fantastic looking out to sea The bars are a joke never a member of staff , no atmosphere, no music nothing , come the evening it's like being in a ghost town , The service is so slow It could...

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Dymock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a family of 5 adults travelling and found this hotel to be great. Right on the beach with lovely views and nice rooms facing the sea. Fantastic beach where you can walk for miles. Quiet and not too busy location and close to shops and restaurants. There are two pools and restaurants on site which provide western as...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful location. Clean beach. Swimming pool was great. Food was okay. Rooms are rather small. There were a lot of ants in the room. We were not happy with the room service. We went in a Tuk tuk and the hotel does not allow tuk tuk in to the premises so we had to stop on the road and walk...

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Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was, by far, the worst hotel I've ever stayed in. The bad experience started as soon as I walked in the hotel for check-in, when they demanded to receive the full amount in advance and were so rude about it - ignoring the fact that we had just arrived from the airport after a very long flight and being...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is I have to admit a nice place to stay, but the staff..most inhospitable and the rudest... you feel like you are in a boarding school...too many restrictions...being a world traveler have never seen such a low level of service...i am sure there are better places around...

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Sri Jayawardenepura, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is located near Bentota Railway station means very convenient to reach. It is at a quiet place and hence good place to relax. The room where I stayed had some issue with exhaust. After multiple complaints the technician came but could not solve the issue. Later he took more time to sort it out. In one night stay 1...

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Dear Valued Guest, Greetings from The Surf Hotel - Bentota. Thank you for your wonderful review of The Surf Bentota. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed our hotel location. All the other contents of the review is noted and will be cascaded to relevant departments. Thank you once again for taking your time to write a review on...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Concierge

Additional Information about The Surf Hotel

Address: Beach Road, Bentota, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka (Formerly Lihiniya Surf Hotel)
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Bentota
Price Range: $180 - $370 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Surf Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 95
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Also Known As:
The Surf Bentota Hotel Bentota
Lihiniya Surf Bentota
Hotel Lihiniya Surf
Lihiniya Surf Hotel
Hotel Style:
#6 Luxury Hotel in Bentota
#6 Spa Hotel in Bentota
#7 Family Hotel in Bentota
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Bentota
#10 Romantic Hotel in Bentota
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“everything are ok.great day with them”
 of 5 bubbles Sajitha-Ranga, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
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“Most rooms are at the front facing the sea and have balconies”
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