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    The Surf Hotel

    Beach Road, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
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    Oct 29 Oct 30
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    Traveller (1162)
    Pool & Beach (295)
    Room & Suite (253)
    • Excellent45%
    • Very good31%
    • Average12%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible6%
    Travellers talk about
    “deep pool” (7 reviews)
    “sri lanka” (83 reviews)
    “beach facing” (9 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Wheelchair Access
    Dry Cleaning
    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Oct 29Oct 30
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 658 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Serves great food.. sea food is yummy... had dinner on the beach was an experience in itself...All rooms have a great view of the sea & beach.. The balcony was the perfect place to relax & reflect watching the horizon change colours... The swimming pool...More

    1  Thank Vighnesh B
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    Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

    I love this place. we were for the second time in the surf hotel .. and will always come back. Hotel location is right on the beach, all rooms have sea view. the staff is very friendly especially Sous Chef Oshan is very hospitable and...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    I have been this hotel 5 Oct 2017 with my family.i got a room it’s pool view beautiful rooms are clean and what they have mentioned on the hotels facilities those are avilable Friendly staff Dinner restaurant all variety of foods avilable for Muslim halal...More

    1  Thank sum_Js
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    One of the best property rt.on beach good location nice staff especially spa services.messaure name putri very friendly and she gave best massage very tranquil and calm felt refreshed.food was good we enjoyed karoke night .overall very nice place to stay in bentota

    Thank Manoj S
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The Staff was the best once again, but this was exceptional, the smiling faces , the helpfulness, kindness etc... etc..., The property by the beach and we got the Rooms by the Pool, it was fantastic, the rooms were very clean despite it was a...More

    1  Thank Crishanthe R
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Outdoor pool
    • Price range
    • US$68 - US$365 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #5 Luxury Hotel in Bentota
    • #6 On the Beach Hotel in Bentota
    • #6 Family Hotel in Bentota
    • #6 Spa Hotel in Bentota
    • #9 Romantic Hotel in Bentota
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 95
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    • Location
    • Sri Lanka >
    • Southern Province >
    • Galle District >
    • Bentota
    • Also Known As
    • The Surf Bentota Hotel Bentota ,
    • Lihiniya Surf Bentota ,
    • Hotel Lihiniya Surf ,
    • Lihiniya Surf Hotel
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    Traveller (1162)
    Pool & Beach (295)
    Room & Suite (253)
    Dining (110)
    Hotel & Grounds (775)
    Bathroom (12)
    Family and Play Areas (9)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    Questions & Answers
    1 October 2017|
    Response from Mesh_2409 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Shyama, We visited in Aug'17 and the main concern we had was with Central Air con which is in need of maintenance. Besides that, room cleanliness and standards were alright. Suggest that you inspect the room once you... More
    Stephen C
    22 September 2017|
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    Response from Mesh_2409 | Reviewed this property |
    Hello Stephen, It is not a surfers hotel as the name suggests but more of a family preferred option. Advantage is the direct access to Bentota beach as it is right opposite the The Surf lawn and all rooms face the beach as... More
    Paul L
    27 July 2017|
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    Response from Pippin_Picken | Reviewed this property |
    Hello, there are a few restaurants close by, but I cannot recommend Thushara our Tuk Tuk diver enough. ask for him outside the hotel and he will organise trips, recommend restaurants and book them for you. He is a lovely man... More
    Room Tips
    "The Rooms by the Pool pay little extra worth it"
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    "rooms which are on the right of main restaurant are very good"
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    "Avoid and choose something else. No value for money at all."
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    "Room by the swimming pool is lovely."
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