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The Surf Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Beach Road, Bentota, Bentota, Sri Lanka (Formerly Lihiniya Surf Hotel)
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Ranked #10 of 26 Hotels in Bentota
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
Ashok R Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars NEW

Do I want to blog, or should I just continue to enjoy the aftertaste of my weekend getaway??? OK, so I've decided to re-live the whole great experience by blogging about it :) What a weekend!!!!! It's one of those rare times that I have Nothing ABSOLUTELY NOTHING to complaint about, except maybe the lousy weather, which really didn't deter... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed in the hotel for one night, it was worse hotel during our stay in Sri Lanka, the hotel is not clean at all. Bathrooms are small. Furniture is old...it is 3 * hotel only...service is very very bad...we do not recommend this hotel at all.

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Sabac, Serbia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible polite staff at reception, room, restaurant, pool and beach.Sri Lankan helpfulness mixed with a wide smile. Especially delicious food with world famous spices grown locally. In this special hotel without fences we have direct contact with nature, long beautiful beach and endless ocean. The most beautiful vacation in life.

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Moldova
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8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is the best of all the hotels we've visited. The most expensive too, but still, it worth the money. First of all the room. It is very nice arranged, the staff has a great sense of design and knows everything about what a guest might need. In 11 nights we felt like home. We had some trips on... More 

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Karunarathna A, General Manager at The Surf Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us an honest review following your recent stay with us. Firstly we are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed our views, room and its facilities. Secondly we are glad that you had a warm welcome at the reception and also to hear our staff is pleasant, polite and able to assist... More 

New Delhi, India
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had we not chosen this property for our anniversary, our holiday would have been so incomplete. If I ever come back again to Bentota, I would only do so to stay in this beautifully located hotel. received a warm welcome with an amazing welcome drink. Loved the room given to us on the ground floor which had a huge swimming... More 

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Karunarathna A, General Manager at The Surf Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing The Surf Bentota and thank you for taking the time to share a review here on Trip Advisor. It was pleasure to have you both as our guests and it is so inspiring to hear that you had enjoyed our rooms,view, food and the ambiance,also the stay was such memorable. Your comments will be shared with... More 

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this hotel have two swimming pool, the long swimming pool and the deep swimming pool. for the long swimming pool if you take the room no 141 to 150, the pool only 6 steps from your room door. the beach very nice. the staff very friendly. for the security wise, no worries as the guard are there for 24 hours.... More 

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Karunarathna A, General Manager at The Surf Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing you feedback on your recent stay at The Surf Bentota. We are delighted your stay was enjoyable. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

Maitland, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I just spend a wonderful week at The Surf resort. The location with its open front to the beach is magnificent and with the staff, management and beatiful rooms created a great atmosphere for a weeks vacation. Everyone at the hotel goes beyond expectations to ensure your stay is comfortable and enjoyable. Our room outlook to both... More 

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Karunarathna A, General Manager at The Surf Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of The Surf Bentota following your recent stay with us. We are delighted that your stay was a pleasant one and service exceeded your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. More 

Kochi (Cochin), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We received a very warm and cordial welcome when we checked into the hotel on 26th January 2015.The welcome drink served to us was awesome and we savoured each sip.The checkin was smooth and we were in our room within 10 minutes. The room was spotlessly clean and beautiful.It was actually home away from home. Breakfast spread was amazing, catering... More 

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Karunarathna A, General Manager at The Surf Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us and providing feedback on your recent stay. We appreciate positive comments and glad you enjoyed your holiday feeling home away for home, also I am happy to know that you enjoyed our food. Thank you for staying with us and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. More 

Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I was impressed with this hotel since the time I saw it on Trip Advisor but it was beyond my expectation. The view from the room was just superb. Apart from that, the staff is very cordial and the food is good. The service is a little slow but eventually you will get what you want. The beach is lovely... More 

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This was the final hotel of our tour and we had chosen it for five relaxing beach days at the end of our trip. The location is fabulous, right on the beach with uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean. The beach is lovely and you can walk a very long way in both directions. It is possible to walk along... More 

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Address: Beach Road, Bentota, Bentota, Sri Lanka (Formerly Lihiniya Surf Hotel)
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Bentota
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Surf Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 95
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Also Known As:
The Surf Bentota Hotel Bentota
Lihiniya Surf Bentota
Hotel Lihiniya Surf
Lihiniya Surf Hotel
Hotel Style:
#4 Luxury Hotel in Bentota
#5 Spa Hotel in Bentota
#5 Family Hotel in Bentota
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Bentota
#8 Romantic Hotel in Bentota

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