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AVANI Kalutara Resort

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the avani kalutara resort for 2 weeks to celebrate our honeymoon and it was fantastic! After a long drive from colombo, we were made to feel very welcome by the staff at avani. We were presented with some lovely juice and a cool flannel (very much appreciated!!!) We were shown to our room shortly...

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yorkshire
Reviewed 7 July 2015

I stayed at this hotel at the beginning of April 2015 after a few days in Kandy. The drive down was very tiring but it was worth it when I got there. The check in was very quick and efficient wih the staff being very welcoming and friendly. I was quickly shown to my room which was wonderful apart from...

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Dubai
Reviewed 4 July 2015

I visited Avani Kalutara from the 1st of July, 2015 to the 4th of July, 2015. I'll try to be as detailed in my review so as to allow you to draw a picture in your head. Location: For resorts, location is paramount. This resort does not disappoint. With a naturally formed lagoon on its' right and the ocean on...

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11Thank adityasinghvi
Elpitiya, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 4 July 2015

We had a lovely two nights stay at Avani from 29th May – 31st May 2015. Actually it was a lovely first year wedding Anniversary celebration of both of us. We didn’t feel ourselves there as visitors/outsiders. We were warmly welcomed and treated by the staff making us feeling very relaxed. Actually this was not our first visit. We were...

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1Thank Gayan Rangana L
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 3 July 2015

we enjoyed much in our short honeymoon stay at Avani with its comfortable facilities and friendly staff.Its calm environment and delicious buffet arrangements made us more happy.Thanks for everything.

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Reviewed 3 July 2015

Imust say this is the best hotel service ihave ever experienced.the staffs were all very sensitive to my needs.i have been into other hotel in srilanka and this is really the most excellent so far.every nook and items are always kept clean and of good quality.jayantha(AFOM) and MELAICAwas excellent in the way they look after their guest.both of them follow...

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Grimsby UK
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the Avani in June. The hotel is of a good standard. Rooms are spacious and well maintained. We chose a sea view with balcony. All inclusive has a good selection of food that is good quality. Beware that some items are extra from the day time menus or Al a carte but the price is cheap. The...

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Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 June 2015

We had an exceptional short honeymoon stay here. The staff are incredibly friendly, attentive and provide a very personal but unintrusive service. The hotel is attractive, with all amenities you would require and is always very clean. The food was amazing with a large range of buffet options that were freshly cooked and replaced and the kitchen and dining staff...

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1Thank Fiona13331
Bruchsal, Germany
Reviewed 28 June 2015

The stuff is always very friendly. The food is great. Everything is always clean. We felt very comfortable. Swimming pool clean and the Pool attendants very quick to spot new bathers for sun beds and towels.

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Reviewed 23 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 5 nights from May 26 to June 1 and I must say that the hotel and staff were brilliant. The rooms were lovely, bed was very comfortable and on an afternoon/evening the bed was decorated with a towel art, the bathroom was always clean with fresh towels daily. The sea was too rough to enter but...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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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 

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Address: St. Sebastian's Road | Katukurunda, Kalutara 0001, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Kalutara
Price Range: $125 - $386 (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 On the Beach Hotel in Kalutara
#2 Spa Hotel in Kalutara
#2 Family Hotel in Kalutara
#2 Romantic Hotel in Kalutara
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“Rooms overlooking the lagoon looked great. De-luxe rooms are luxurious.”
 of 5 bubbles HOLIDAYSAREOURHOBBY, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a sea or pool view”
 of 5 bubbles pensioner115, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The lagoon views are cheaper than sea view and the outlook is more interesting, but you hear the trains and the mosque more.”
 of 5 bubbles carolbY5404NR, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the laggoner side you hear the temples and church services and muslim service at 530am everyday - you don't hear the sea tho”
 of 5 bubbles janeday2017, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don't go in the river side very noisy with the train and a mosque”
 of 5 bubbles 607Sunshine, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
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