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Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We decided with our cousins family to take a chance at a hotel chain we have a never been to. It was a beautifully laid out hotel with 2 swimming pools on either side of the premises which had no deep-end. That was something the children enjoyed. I saw,them between the pools all day long. The rooms were spacious and... More 

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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Great location and atmosphere. Great gardens with two pools. The staff are friendly and polite and the food awesome. The beach is the cleanest in the area with access to belly boarding etc. Just a great place to relax and unwind ********************************+++**++++++****************+******+++****

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Reviewed 13 August 2016

The resort was designed by the world renowned Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa and was based on the Dutch village style. The resort opens out to the white sand beach of Bentota and is sculptured with a large garden, interspaced with swimming pools. Although this is a large resort, it is large enough to give one a feeling of privacy.... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

What can I say. Well the hotel and grounds are excellent. The food is ok not worth the price. I actually never Moan but feel I have to. My problem is I have been bitten to death by bed bugs I have around 30 bites on my right arm and torso. I went to check out this morning and showed... More 

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

Dear Guest, Further to your comments, we are sorry to hear about the discomfort that you had to go through during your stay with us. Had this matter been notified to the hotel from the first instance, we would have definitely looked into it and even offered a room change for the rest of the stay. Unfortunately, this was not... More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

Great atmosphere and room setting and most of all, excellent service! From the point of calling to make a reservation, the staff were most courteous and helpful :) It was a getaway for my partner's birthday and i wanted to have a cake arranged and they were most obliging. I know that most hotels would have done this, however they... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

We have just celebrated our daughter's wedding at the Avani Resort and it was wonderful. We did find that they were often very slow to reply to emails before we got to Sri Lanka but as soon as we were there they could not have been more helpful

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

it was an amazing experience with an excellent customer service. was very friendly environment and easy access to the location. it was delicious food and beverages, also wonderful entertainment with traditional colourful cultural show. had a good time at AVANI and looking forward to see you again. Thank you so much.

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Hastings, New Zealand
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

This was the perfect stop before heading to Colombo to fly home. The facilities were fantastic. Rooms were a great size with lovely balconies with a sea view. Poolside service was excellent, allowing for a perfectly relaxing time. The breakfast buffet was amazing.

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Reviewed 7 August 2016

Extreme good hotel with nice food and value for money. It's a nice relaxed hotel with a great beach and a nice in house pool. Staff is very knowledgeable and extremely helpful. Rooms need to be cleaned as they are dusty

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

The staff and service rendered to my family was exellent.High quality standards were maintained throughout our stay. I recommend this hotel to all families and friends who wish to have a great experience at Bentota!

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • 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
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • 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 > Bentota
Price Range: RM671 - RM1,823 (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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“all rooms are of good quality, all have good views.”
 of 5 bubbles malcolmwilliams1, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Beach views”
 of 5 bubbles bryanedwin, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Suits are large and comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles team860, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I had a deluxe room on the ground floor facing the pool so I could go directly to pool and garden and beach from my room ( No 120).”
 of 5 bubbles Koala666, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the ground floor are brighter but not private. The rooms on the first floor are darker but private.”
 of 5 bubbles rohann381, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
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