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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We are 4 girls from Armenia, who stayed in "Avani" from the period from November 23 to December 01. I think the hotel staff clearly remembers us :D Firstly, we were warmly welcomed by Avani Staff and forgot all the inconveniences of the long-lasted flight. We were provided with upgraded rooms on the 2nd floor. The swimming pool and the...

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Kalutara, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Recommend this hotel for anyone. Friendly customer service. More things to do. Food is delicious. Various types of food available. Rooms are in a good condition and perfect place to spend your holiday.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed for 7 nights on an all inclusive package (unfortunately now discontinued we understand) with 25 of our friends and family. We all had an amazing week culminating in our wedding ceremony at the resort. The venue is great, so beautiful and peaceful, the only small negative being that there is not much to do in the immediate area...

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Spent 7 nights at the hotel half board. Great service very helpful gracious and friendly staff and wonderful buffet breakfast and evening food. The rooms are well appointed complimentary water & soft drinks. Drinks are VERY expensive compared to the local prices and the spa in the sister hotel is over priced. Location is very insular however with little yo...

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Basingstoke
Reviewed 1 week ago

We only stayed here one night as the last leg of our tour to Sri Lanka. We chose this as its close to Colmobo (ish) approx 2hrs by car. Nice modern,fresh resort with swimming pools and views of bay or sea. Rooms were clean but a few mozzies and ants as we were on ground floor. We had a fruit...

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Ekeren
Reviewed 1 week ago

Location is terrible, the resort has a nice pool and a very small gym. Can't swim in the sea. The spa and drinks are overpriced. Prices are higher then in Europe. Nice domain but there's not much to see or do.

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York
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel meeted our excpectations. Rooms were very nice and the staff were all very helpful and kind. The location was fairly close to most things, kandy was around 5 hours away but the boys outside the hotel would offer to take you there. I would recommend if you want any trips to go to the beach boys as they are...

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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We are couple from India, residing in Dubai. This weekend was planned to get away from the hustle bustle of city life and our stay in Avani Kalutara lived upto its expectations. The hotel is located right where the river and sea meet each other, peacful surroundings and friendly but professional staff. We are upgraded by Mr. Jayanta after some...

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GM_Kalutara, General Manager at AVANI Kalutara Resort, responded to this review

Dear Sir / Madam, Thank you very much for your comment posted on TripAdvisor. I’ve shared your feedback with the team and we all look forward to welcoming you back with your family. Warm Regards, Edoardo Giuntoli General Manager

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall it a good stay. Highly recommend to relax. Atmosphere is really good. roosm/facilities are excellent and staff is very active. Only the major matter was the food. All the buffet ans severed food are not up to the Star 4/5 hotel.

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GM_Kalutara, General Manager at AVANI Kalutara Resort, responded to this review

Dear Sir / Madam, Thank you for your constructive feedback posted on TripAdvisor. I am glad that you had a relaxing stay and that you were pleased with the service provided by our team members and the quality of our facilities. Best Regards, Edoardo Giuntoli General Manager

Hampshire UK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pros: -Nice, clean, modern hotel and rooms -Huge selection of lovely food at breakfast -Has a pool table, table tennis, board games etc -Loved the chipmunks running around, very sweet -Great shower and also comfy sunbeds Cons: -Very slow service (check in took a long time, getting food and drinks round the pool took much longer than it should of...

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  • Beachfront
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  • Free Parking
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  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Breathe in that fresh sea air and feel the warmth of the sun against your skin. Before you, lies the ocean; behind you, the Kalu Ganga river, twisting almost 100 miles back to Sri Pada, the sacred mountain believed to be the footprint of the Buddha. Where the river meets the ocean, you'll find AVANI Kalutara Resort, and discover a place where your dreams of an island paradise come true.. This hotel was formely known as Kani Lanka Resort & Spa. Skim the white waves of the Indian Ocean on board a traditional fishing boat, or watch the sunlight glitter on the water as you kayak along the riverside... it's almost like you're paddling through diamonds. Later, draw close to the warmth of the beach-side fire and share stories of another incredible day. Savour every bite of that juicy fresh seafood and enjoy a sunset that's beautiful beyond belief... ... more   less 

Additional Information about AVANI Kalutara Resort

Address: St. Sebastian's Road | Katukurunda, Kalutara 0001, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Kalutara
Price Range: $172 - $599 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — AVANI Kalutara Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 105
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Also Known As:
AVANI Kalutara Resort Sri Lanka
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Kalutara
#2 Spa Hotel in Kalutara
#2 Romantic Hotel in Kalutara
#2 Family Hotel in Kalutara
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Kalutara
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“We liked our room on the ground floor, close to the swimming pool”
 of 5 bubbles Tamara_and_Olha, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Lagoon view”
 of 5 bubbles bryanedwin, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in a junior suite on the 2nd floor with excellent views”
 of 5 bubbles Mandy5rr, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Lagoon rooms are quieter with more shelter on balcony when rains arrive”
 of 5 bubbles 334jack, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Take the mini suite 144 - private walled sitting area overlooking the garden & lagoon.Very spacious even with a 3rd bed”
 of 5 bubbles udenis2014, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
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