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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 #9 of 26 Hotels in Bentota
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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70arjuns Kochi, Kerala, India
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kochi, Kerala, India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We totally loved this hotel. The staff is so welcoming and genuinely show interest in caring for you. The view from the rooms is amazing.Everything is kept very neat and clean. Food tastes yummy too. In love with the hotel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic customer service.. Spa was one the best I visited!! Whole experience was absolutely awesome. Loved the big pool the water aerobics class in the morning.not forgetting the tai chi as well. Beautiful beachfront. Definitely recommend to any traveller specially families.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed with my family on 01/09/2014. We have experienced excellent service & foods in our stay. Hotel located in front of wonderful clean beach & all rooms over looking ocean. Overall this hotel can recommend to every one for relaxation as well as experience the beach environment & real value for money comparing to similar standard hotels.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We got married in Bentota Aug 2014 and were looking for a place to host a beach party / welcome party for our guests prior to the big day. The Surf was recommended to us by fellow tripadvisors saying it would offer the best setting for a beach party, and it did! The Surf had the most amazing beach bar... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have just spent the last 2 weeks at this Hotel and for the most was very satisfied. Positives 1) The Staff were always courteous and very friendly. 2) The Location 3) Relaxed Atmosphere 4) Cleanliness 5) The food was mostly very good. Exceptions below. Negatives 1) We stayed in room 214 so I cannot say if this applies to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was very easy to book this hotel. I did it over the phone and paid too. The lady took the booking was very helpful and very pleasant. Can't wait to see the hotel and service, to enjoy my weekend. Hope the food is also good as many have said. My only worry is the road between the high way... More

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Mangalore, India
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been to Srilanka last month during the long weekend and had stayed in 4 different hotels during our 5 days stay.The surf hotel was one of the best of all the hotels.The room was super good with fantastic view.I would like to opt the same hotel during our next visit.Loved the night buffet very much.Dessert spread was the... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we received a very warm welcome.and the lady at the reception had a very good command of english, who explained to us all charges in detail. all staff were very friendly, the food was fantastic. the beach was lovely.will visit again,

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just arrived home from a 13 day stay in this hotel (14th August, 2014). We were supposed to be a group of 5 but due to unforeseen circumstances, 3 of our party had to fall out. So it was just me and my 10 year old daughter. I have read the other reviews and can only confirm the cleanliness of... More

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Lee W, Manager at The Surf Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Dolores & Miranda, Thank you so much for the great review and taking time to give a detailed experience about your stay at The Surf hotel. It is very encouraging to see that our staff was attentive and took care of both of you while staying with us. Just want to mention that we all enjoyed having you here... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I Devshan Perera and my wife went to the surf on our honeymoon and I couldn't ask for more. Superb place and great hospitality. Perfect location and also the pools are amazing.. Great food I must add and the rooms are really clean and service is on time. Every staff member is so friendly that even if anyone went alone... More

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Lee W, Manager at The Surf Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Devshan, Thank you for taking the time to fill out such a fantastic review! I have shared your feedback with our entire team, and they join me in thanking you and wishing you and your wife a happy wedded life. 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*
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Also Known As:
The Surf Bentota Hotel Bentota
Lihiniya Surf Bentota
Hotel Lihiniya Surf
Lihiniya Surf Hotel

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