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Chatham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2015

We stayed at the Avani Kalutara, all inclusive, from 23rd February to 9th March 2015. When we arrived we were given a fruit juice and cold flannel while we were checked in. The process was very quick and then the receptionist took us to our home for the next fortnight - room 317. The room was lovely, although if you...

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2015

A perfect hotel for a relaxing holiday, and well positioned for the odd day trip. We found the staff patient ,charming and courteous, although when the hotel was full we suspected some of the staff hadn't had quite enough training. We loved the food!!

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1Thank Robert F
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2015

The hotel is ideal for those wishing to relax in a pleasant and safe environment although it is a little way from local shops etc - too far to walk. The staff are very helpful, attentive and courteous and the hotel itself is spotless.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2015

We went here in January 2015 for a week after spending a week travelling around doing a tour. We wanted to relax after so much travelling, and this hotel provided the perfect atmosphere to do that. The pool was lovely. I would recommend having a walk along the beach and visiting Fresh Lobsters for excellent seafood. We were on half-board,...

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2Thank nmeylan
west sussex
Reviewed 6 March 2015

We have just returned from a week's stay at the Avani on an all inclusive basis, after three days in Kandy, and have had a really enjoyable time. We found the staff to be always helpful, polite and attentive. The food was very much better than we expected and with an excellent selection. As someone said in an earlier review,...

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1Thank sueandronWestSussex
Reviewed 5 March 2015

My self and hubby went there over the weekend and had stayed over night. The food was good, awesome view but the staff was not that helpful and friendly towards us. We stayed in junior suite which is at the very end of the hotel and there's a long walk to the restaurant from the room. Overall we both liked...

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SLML_2, Manager at AVANI Kalutara Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for leaving us a review about your recent stay with us. I’m pleased to know that you both enjoyed your stay with us and felt the view was great, hotel was nice and food was good. However I’m disappointed to know that you felt our associates did not meet your expectation during your stay. The teams...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2015

My sister had her wedding at this hotel and it was ABSOLUTELY AMAZING. I would highly recommend this hotel to any couple looking to get married in Sri Lanka as well as anyone looking for a hotel that gives you beyond 5* treatment. We live in London, so at first that was a concern in regards to communicating, but Karen...

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1Thank Hysh1
uk
Reviewed 3 March 2015

Stayed 5 days in Feb. a good stop and drop hotel PRO Good setting (grass and palm trees with lagoon one side and beach th other, friendly staff, buffet quite good ( fantastic fresh bread and croissants), Nice modern spacious buildings with internal ponds. Wifi was very good in our room. We had an upgraded room which was comfortable and...

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Ossett, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2015

Stayed here for a week as part of the second part of our honeymoon, staff were great, room was ok if not amazing. Food was great, if you like curry dishes you will love it, entertainment was dire, this needs to be improved. Pool area nice if not overly large. Overall a nice relaxing stay but not what I would...

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1Thank Shaun H
Reviewed 28 February 2015 via mobile

The Khalody's got married here in Friday 20th February 2015. It can be quite stressful organising a wedding but the team at Avani Kalutara took that stress away and exceeded our expectations. They accomplished all our needs and more and made our day very special, unique and a memory never to ve forgotton. Jayantha, the FOH manager and wedding coordinator...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
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  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Breathe in that fresh sea air and feel the warmth of the sun against your skin. Before you, lies the ocean; behind you, the Kalu Ganga river, twisting almost 100 miles back to Sri Pada, the sacred mountain believed to be the footprint of the Buddha. Where the river meets the ocean, you'll find AVANI Kalutara Resort, and discover a place where your dreams of an island paradise come true.. This hotel was formely known as Kani Lanka Resort & Spa. Skim the white waves of the Indian Ocean on board a traditional fishing boat, or watch the sunlight glitter on the water as you kayak along the riverside... it's almost like you're paddling through diamonds. Later, draw close to the warmth of the beach-side fire and share stories of another incredible day. Savour every bite of that juicy fresh seafood and enjoy a sunset that's beautiful beyond belief... ... more   less 

Additional Information about AVANI Kalutara Resort

Address: St. Sebastian's Road | Katukurunda, Kalutara 0001, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Kalutara
Price Range: $160 - $553 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — AVANI Kalutara Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 105
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Also Known As:
AVANI Kalutara Resort Sri Lanka
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Kalutara
#2 Family Hotel in Kalutara
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Kalutara
#2 Spa Hotel in Kalutara
#2 Romantic Hotel in Kalutara
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“We liked our room on the ground floor, close to the swimming pool”
 of 5 bubbles Tamara_and_Olha, 26 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Lagoon view”
 of 5 bubbles bryanedwin, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in a junior suite on the 2nd floor with excellent views”
 of 5 bubbles Mandy5rr, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Lagoon rooms are quieter with more shelter on balcony when rains arrive”
 of 5 bubbles 334jack, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Take the mini suite 144 - private walled sitting area overlooking the garden & lagoon.Very spacious even with a 3rd bed”
 of 5 bubbles udenis2014, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
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