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    The Surf Hotel

    Beach Road, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
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    Overview
    • Excellent45%
    • Very good31%
    • Average12%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible6%
    Travellers talk about
    “deep pool” (7 reviews)
    “sri lanka” (83 reviews)
    “beach facing” (9 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Concierge
    Spa
    Wheelchair Access
    Dry Cleaning
    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    91 - 95 of 658 reviews

    Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

    This hotel is on the most beautiful private beach which is wide and golden sand. The sea is shallow enough to wade out quite far with strong waves making it perfect for water sports. There are two pools- one shallower and another deep one which...More

    1  Thank BeccaLouise89
    Response from Asela K, General Manager at The Surf HotelResponded 13 March 2017

    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 amazing hotel location, lovely swimming pool and restaurant. All the other contents of the review is...More

    Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

    We really wanted to end our trip around Sri Lanka in a nice hotel right on the beach and the Surf certainly delivers on location. We had an uninterrupted view of the long stretch of sandy beach from our room which was also a decent...More

    3  Thank Pat H
    Response from Asela K, General Manager at The Surf HotelResponded 13 March 2017

    Dear Valued Guest, Greetings from The Surf Hotel - Bentota. Thank you very much for the review. Please accept our sincere apologies for any inconvenience and discomfort you may have experienced. We will take necessary measures to ensure that such situations will not recur in...More

    Reviewed 23 February 2017

    I'll start with the negatives first. Dated rooms, leaking corridors, slow service. Lots of problems within the rooms, in 48 hours we had broken phone, safe not working, poor aircon. Add to that the fact that the bathroom is poorly laid out, no where to...More

    2  Thank Familynortheast
    Response from Asela K, General Manager at The Surf HotelResponded 13 March 2017

    Dear Valued Guest, Greetings from The Surf Hotel - Bentota. Thank you very much for the review. Please accept our sincere apologies for any inconvenience and discomfort you may have experienced. We will take necessary measures to ensure that such situations will not recur in...More

    Reviewed 21 February 2017

    With the price of a five-star hotel in Sri Lanka, The Surf Hotel did not deliver in multiple ways. Upon arrival to the room, the A/C was leaking and when asked to fix it the staff responded with "our cleaning staff isn't working at the...More

    3  Thank RajahLove
    Response from Asela K, General Manager at The Surf HotelResponded 13 March 2017

    Dear Valued Guest, Greetings from The Surf Hotel - Bentota. Thank you very much for the review. Please accept our sincere apologies for any inconvenience and discomfort you may have experienced. We will take necessary measures to ensure that such situations will not recur in...More

    Reviewed 20 February 2017

    Okay so here I begin writing another review for another Hotel which I stayed in my visit to Sri Lanka. - The Hotel is next to Bentota Railway station and there are 4 hotels in the same line and have one common beach. There are...More

    2  Thank Raman271985
    Response from Asela K, General Manager at The Surf HotelResponded 13 March 2017

    Dear Valued Guest, Greetings from The Surf Hotel - Bentota. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed our hotel location, rooms, tasty food and friendly staff. We hope you had a wonderful and memorable stay with us. Thank you once again for taking your...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$68 - US$364 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #5 Luxury Hotel in Bentota
    • #6 Spa Hotel in Bentota
    • #6 On the Beach Hotel in Bentota
    • #6 Family Hotel in Bentota
    • #9 Romantic Hotel in Bentota
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 95
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    • Location
    • Sri Lanka >
    • Southern Province >
    • Galle District >
    • Bentota
    • Also Known As
    • The Surf Bentota Hotel Bentota ,
    • Lihiniya Surf Bentota ,
    • Hotel Lihiniya Surf ,
    • Lihiniya Surf Hotel
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    ShyamaKP
    1 October 2017|
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    Response from Mesh_2409 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Shyama, We visited in Aug'17 and the main concern we had was with Central Air con which is in need of maintenance. Besides that, room cleanliness and standards were alright. Suggest that you inspect the room once you... More
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    Stephen C
    22 September 2017|
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    Response from Mesh_2409 | Reviewed this property |
    Hello Stephen, It is not a surfers hotel as the name suggests but more of a family preferred option. Advantage is the direct access to Bentota beach as it is right opposite the The Surf lawn and all rooms face the beach as... More
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    Paul L
    27 July 2017|
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    Response from Pippin_Picken | Reviewed this property |
    Hello, there are a few restaurants close by, but I cannot recommend Thushara our Tuk Tuk diver enough. ask for him outside the hotel and he will organise trips, recommend restaurants and book them for you. He is a lovely man... More
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    "The Rooms by the Pool pay little extra worth it"
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    "rooms which are on the right of main restaurant are very good"
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    "Avoid and choose something else. No value for money at all."
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    "Room by the swimming pool is lovely."
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