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AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa

Travellers' Choice award winner
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$196*
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US$196*
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Family vacation is bit of a stress sometimes- will expectations match.. will the food be okay, will the rooms be clean? No such problems in Avani... first the pros: 1. Extremely friendly staff- check in was a breeze. 2. Food was great. We stayed 2 nights and ate at the buffet place - very good spread and great choices 3....

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

Dear Naren1309, It was truly a pleasure having you as our guests and thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review of your experience. We are all delighted to learn that you and your family enjoyed the friendly service delivered throughout the resort. Your kind words are a great source of encouragement for our...

London
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The staff are so friendly, our suite was beautiful, the sofa I need in my house 😍 The pools were great. The cleaning was excellent! Just so happy we stayed here. The bath tub could do with replacing but other than that it was a great stay! Thank you!

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

Dear Ruhal A, Thank you for staying with us at AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa and for sharing your thoughts with us. I am glad to note that you have enjoyed your stay at the resort and hope that you will visit us back again for another relaxing vacation. Regards, Roshan Fernando

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel is beautiful, in luscious green grounds, right on the beach! Disappointing that you cannot have sunlounger on beach when it is beach hotel....little misleading! The rooms are huge, the cleaning boys are lovely always leave your room nice. All the staff very polite and friendly. If you get a very good deal would definitely stay here, if price is...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments with regard to your recent stay with us at AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa. Glad to note that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Regards, Roshan Fernando

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed one night in Avani Bentota and it was the best experience I have ever had. The pleasant experience began right from the check in. The staff were friendly and always willing to help. Got an upgrade to the Deluxe Room, which is spacious and well furnished and opened up to the garden. It was perfect! Had a pleasant opportunity...

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

Dear Raja J, It was truly a pleasure having you as our guest and thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review of your experience. We are all delighted to learn that you enjoyed the friendly service delivered throughout the resort. Your kind words are a great source of encouragement for our team, who...

Padukka
Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms of the hotel is spacious and comfortable. There were many varieties of food to choose from and delicious. Very friendly staff who make us felt as at home. Clean beach and well maintained garden.

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

Dear Wadcw, Thank you for your comments with regard to your stay with us at AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa. Glad to note that you have enjoyed your stay here with us. Regards, Roshan Fernando

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent service we received through out our stay. The room were so clean and they cleaned twice a day. Loved the towel elephant they had made with flowers on the bed. The staff Saman,Srinath, Lasanth and Chamila who cleaned our room were so friendly and in the reception they all were very welcoming especially Dinushi and Charan. Also the staff...

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

Dear M23shah, It was truly a pleasure having you as our guests and thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review of your experience. We are all delighted to learn that you enjoyed the friendly service delivered throughout the resort. Your kind words are a great source of encouragement for our team, who strives...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good service, food is fantastic, rooms are clean and lovely location. We very much enjoyed our stay at Avani and it's awesome. This is the second time we visited Avani Bentota and I will visit here again and again

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

Dear Roshang546, It was truly a pleasure having you as our guests and thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review of your experience. We are all delighted to learn that you enjoyed the friendly service delivered throughout the resort. Your kind words are a great source of encouragement for our team, who strives...

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here last week hotel was comfortable but bathroom a bit grubby, staff were more than helpful although the room cleaners were a bit annoying on our last day as they wanted a tip. The outdoor space was lovely and beach stunning. There is a train track along the rear of the hotel and Mon to Fri at 5.30ish a...

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

Dear Lisamase, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your feedback on your recent stay at AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa. Your comments are of great value to us and have been reviewed with my team on areas of improvement. We recognize that we may have fallen short of your expectations, for which we sincerely apologize. Rest...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A wonderful resort to stay right on the beach at Bentota. The staff are super friendly and helpful. This resort has everything to make a holiday great, gorgeous pool area, delicious breakfast buffet, friendly staff, heavenly spa, and views of the ocean. Make sure you go to the spa for a relaxing treatment. Also, sunset drinks at the Loft is...

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Dear Anne M, It was truly a pleasure having you as our guests and thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review of your experience. We are all delighted to learn that you enjoyed the friendly service delivered throughout the resort. Thank you once again for having selected AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa and...

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at Avani Bentota Resort & Spa for two night, and it was a super break from work. The staff was so friendly and very helpful. The restaurant staff was super, always on thier toes, attending to all our needs. It was a very quiet and relaxing location. The food was so good, I ate and ate and ate...

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

Dear MichelleaY8303FP, Thank you so much for taking the time to visit us recently and for writing such a wonderful review of your experience. We are all delighted to read that you enjoyed the food prepared by our chefs. Thank you so much for your kind words and recognition. Please do get in touch with me directly on roshanf.avanib@serendibleisure.lk when...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • 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
  • 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 > Galle District > Bentota
Price Range: $146 - $464 (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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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Top floor had good views”
m23shah, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from railway”
lisamase, 14 May 2017 | Read review
“Maybe fewer ants on a higher floor?”
  • Lots of flying ants - Reception sprayed the room so only the small biting ones shared my bed.
mwbell2000, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms face the ocean. Quiet and comfortable.”
dilkieu, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Do not stay unless refurbished.”
MyBexley, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
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