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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at AVANI Resort for 7 days and it was our first trip to Sri Lanka. I was amazed at how much the staff took an interest in ensuring our trip was the best trip we could experience, I'd like to thank the hotel for taking care of the small detail to make this trip outstanding. This hotel is...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The only 5 star in the neighborhood that allowed outside guests for the party. The food spread was lavish, with great desserts and drink selection. Fireworks at midnight facing the sea!! It was great.

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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 and hope to see you again to celebrate the next new Years' Eve as well. Regards, Roshan Fernando

Wattala, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited Avani for the day with my son and his family. We were very concerned about the safety of my grandson in the pool. The baby pool we found to be very safe for little children and he had a real great day. The beach was excellent. The Sri Lankan Corner was a treat and had an interesting mix of...

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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 visit to AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa. I am glad to note that you and your family had a great time with us, specially your Grand Son. I hope to see you back with your family for another exiting vacation at AVANI. Regards, Roshan Fernando

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here with friends and family to renew our vows with a beach ceremony. The hotel location is excellent, with a lovely pool and great access to the beach, which is beautiful, great for walking and swimming although was a bit wavy when we were there... The rooms were pleasant with a sea view and we got an upgrade...

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Holte, Denmark
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Just returned after 5 nights in AVANI Bentota. How this can be categorized as a five star hotel is beyond me. Examples are many i.e. loose tiles floating around in the pool (missing from the bottom), mould smell in our room when we first checked in etc. All in all the hotel just feels old and worn down. Furthermore the...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed 2 times x 3 nights at this hotel. Positive: 1. Rooms are great. Big, spacious. I've got all you need there: TV, fridge, a/c. 2. Location is great. Walking distance to restaurants, post office and railway station. 3. Helpful stuff. 4. OK breakfast. It is not great but it is good enough and you'll find there your typical...

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Courbevoie, France
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful room in front of the swimming pool and the sea. Good breakfast and two other very nice restaurants within the hotel. Also good restaurants at walking distance or with a Tuk Tuk. The hotel has two swimming pool and a Spa where we can enjoy nice massages at reasonable price.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Having read some of the reviews regarding the hotel was slightly wary but have to say thought the whole place was excellent. From the moment we arrived (way to early at 6am) we were made to feel very welcome. Location is amazing and the staff are really friendly. Special mention to Kellum at 'Breeze'and the lovely lady at the breakfast...

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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 at AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa. I am glad to note that you enjoyed your stay with us and I hope that you will visit us back again for another enjoyable holiday. Regards, Roshan Fernando

Middlesex
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 6 nights in room 321, a lovely large room with pool/sea view. The room was spacious and clean, we had a very comfortable, huge bed. The shower was powerful and plenty of hot water. The staff were friendly and efficient. Buffet breakfast was excellent a huge selection of dishes to suit all tastes. The pools and gardens are...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us at AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa and I hope to see you back at the resort for another lovely vacation. Regards, Roshan Fernando

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for our last 2 nights in Sri Lanka. On arrival we were informed that our Deluxe Room was not available on our first night but as compensation we could have a free Buffet Dinner which we accepted. We were shown our room and enjoyed a late lunch in in the Chatters Bar. We were moved to our...

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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 and hope that you will visit us back again. Regards, Roshan Fernando

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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
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 > Bentota
Price Range: $160 - $545 (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
#5 Luxury Hotel in Bentota
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Bentota
#7 Romantic Hotel in Bentota
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“All the rooms have a view on the sea”
 of 5 bubbles LAOS1, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Upper room for sea view”
 of 5 bubbles roygrainger, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“You can get a great sea view from the higher floor”
 of 5 bubbles KannanVS, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Try to get rooms on the ground floor with direct access to the pool”
 of 5 bubbles RCinSydney, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“A room on the front towards the garden an the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles boyekirsten, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
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