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    The Surf Hotel

    Beach Road, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
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    Overview
    • 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
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
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    Poolside Bar
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    Wheelchair Access
    Dry Cleaning
    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed here for two week, We booked through thomson. On arrival we were met by the rep who introduced us to our private driver to take us to the hotel which took about two hours. There are plenty of places to change money in...More

    Thank Laurenjamesnomads
    Response from Asela K, General Manager at The Surf HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Mr. Lauren James, We appreciate your feedback on Tripadvisor & are delighted to note that you had enjoyed your stay at The Surf Hotel. Your comments regarding our team member has already being shared with them. We look forward to your next stay with...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I stayed there for a nigh with family, we have late checked in near 10 Pm and looking good room, but hotel rooms are not looking as good as it five star hotel should be. They charged 100$+ but did not have worth to stay....More

    Thank zahidraf
    Response from Asela K, General Manager at The Surf HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Zahidraf, Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback. Your comments have been addressed with concern team. Once again Thank you so much for staying with us and hope to see you again.

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Sea view rooms are absolutely stunning view to wake up to! The room it self is lovely. Slight problem with the backdoor not being able to shut. Staff are very helpful! We had a breakfast buffet which was lovely has it served a variety of...More

    1  Thank k19902017
    Response from Asela K, General Manager at The Surf HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Guest, We appreciate your feedback on Tripadvisor & delighted to hear that you enjoyed the view. The areas needed attention has been addressed with the concern team. Thank you for appreciating our helpful staff & the lovely food, we have already shared your comments...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We stayed here for 2 nights.On the first evening we had a smooth checkin which was done by Amanda & Rohan Sethu. Rohan did a good show around of the hotel and explained all the facilities. We loved the hotel. We had a room on...More

    1  Thank lawrencemoniz
    Response from Asela K, General Manager at The Surf HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Lawrencemoniz, Thank you for selecting The Surf Hotel Bentota as a part of your stay, we appreciate the time you have taken to share your experience and views. We will share the positive comments and certainly the areas of improvement needed with our team....More

    Reviewed 9 September 2017

    Room was good,Resort location,Breach,swimming pool, lighting,interior, exterior are excellent. According to room room was good but not excellent. I think room should be renovation (room furniture, room decoration,Bed mattress).

    Thank Naresh S
    Response from Asela K, General Manager at The Surf HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Mr. Naresh, Thank you for taking time to share your experience at The Surf Bentota. We are looking into areas of improvement & will address them with the concern departments. Thanking you once again.

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    About
    Amenities
    • 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
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$68 - US$365 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #5 Luxury Hotel in Bentota
    • #6 Spa Hotel in Bentota
    • #6 On the Beach Hotel in Bentota
    • #6 Family 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)
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    Dining (110)
    Hotel & Grounds (775)
    Bathroom (12)
    Family and Play Areas (9)
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    ShyamaKP
    1 October 2017|
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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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