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AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa

#12 of 26 Hotels in Bentota
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Bentota, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka (Formerly Hotel Serendib)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stayed at the Avani for three weeks central place to stay . Hotel excellent food spot on no bad tummies good choice . Staff excellent especially assistant house keeper Waruna and Mr wifi Malith pool boys house boys reception staff always there to help make you smile last and not least many many thanks to Thomas the manager for making... More 

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Espoo, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed at Avani for three nights and liked the hotel. The room was spacious, with a clean and pretty modern bathroom and a balcony with a great view to the pool and the beach. The hotel grouds were well kept, good size pool and enough sunbeds for everyone. Good breakfast buffet with onsite cheffs to cook omelettes etc. One evening... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a hotel right on a beautiful sandy beach. So it has an idyllic location. The hotel also has an air of being wonderful although under the surface things are not quite perfect. There is a gym but it not equipped with any weights and with no air con it is difficult to exercise for any time. It is... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Returned last week from Avani Bentota. We stayed for 2 weeks and enjoyed every minute. The hotel was spotlessly clean, very nice rooms & a good size. Food was excellent, but what made our holiday was the staff everyone was so friendly from the gardeners to the management. Thank you to Kumari Adikari, front manager for his help with the... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

incredible end to a holiday in Sri Lanka. Absolute perfection. Impressed with everything and every body. Noticed the care given to disabled was beyond duty. Hard to leave but memories will linger on. Thank you.

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms our agency Thomas Cook had booked were near the railway station and therefore noisy and distant from hotel services but manager moved us when we advised of husbands disabilities to a super room. Overall impressed by the hotel and particularly the staffs friendliness and their attitude to and facilities for people with disabilities, couldn't do enough to help. Really... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent........ Where to start? Staff......every single member of staff was friendly and welcoming and dedicated to ensuring our comfort. I have to mention Maheesh, in particular, who with courtesy and charm, went out of his way to make our visit special. The gentleman who looked after our sunbeds always had a friendly word and a smile........from managers to maintenance staff,... More 

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67069 Ladwigshaten
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice but not more ... Potential to get better, maybe we look about this place in some years. Too expensive though especially if you want a special meal. There are plenty of good restaurants in the town and I would encourage you to try them

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SLML_2, Manager at AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for leaving us a review about your recent stay with us. It is great to know that you had a pleasant stay with us. However I’m disappointed to know that you felt our price point was too high for your liking. We do conduct regular price audits in order to ensure that our rates are not... More 

Shanghai, China
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice hotel, supernice beach, good breakfast, soso dinner buffet, rooms are big but quite old (well maintained), two aircons in the bedroom (too noisy), nice garden and pool, perfekt service, only very few vendors on the beach.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice hotel with direct access to the sea and the beach. Not overloaded. Nice spa with high quality treatments. The bar in the evening is also good. Not soooo a great selectionof drinks but still ok. Breakfast was included and offered good choice of different things.

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