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The Surf Hotel

#12 of 27 Hotels in Bentota
Certificate of Excellence
Beach Road, Bentota, Bentota, Sri Lanka (Formerly Lihiniya Surf Hotel)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is by far the worst hotel to stay in bentota. They are inhospitable and rude to international guests especially if you're Indian. The entire hotel has a serious problem of bed bugs which is unbelievable considering the price you're paying for your stay here. The staff thinks that they can change your room at 3 am at night and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The room was modern, clean and had an amazing beach view. We were celebrating my sister's birthday, we made her a surprise dinner, the staff were so helpful and friendly! One of them even helped me wear my Saree. Tasty food. Available Spa and pool.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I visited the property in between August 10th to August 12th. At the reception we were pleasantly greeted. Our room was already ready. The property is right on the beach, making the view from the room amazing.Rooms are spacious with a balcony facing the beautiful golden beaches and the ocean. The beach side cafe serves delicious food.. Evening volleyball, karaoke... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel looks the part so we decided to visit for the evening buffet. The process seemed quite complicated and we were referred to the front desk to make the booking. We arrived and had a drink in the bar before dinner. A reasonable experience and the bar waiter was friendly. My vodka martini was warm though, which I know... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveled in August with a group of 22 people....location is excellent bang on the ocean front....rooms are modern and neat and clean, food was good and the staff took extra care for our special needs, pool was also nice, overall friendly staff, private beach, overall highly recommended and would suggest to all.....make sure take rooms on ground floor, all rooms... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is located on the nice beach. It has two swimming pools. Tasty food. You can enjoy the spa as well. All the staff is very helpful and friendly. Naomi is specially. Nice location. Nice hotel.we like to visit again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice hotel clean, calm accomodation also comfortable. Naomi is very kind and helpfull. Food is delicious and lot of kind. It has two swimming pools and for the rooms nice view of of the beach.and you can enjoy the spa as well

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

is the best hotel in our trip , I like the food in this hotel so much . the hotel is very good for honey moon moments . The Beach in the hotel is very clean and nice with wonderful weather . the room has nice a laxury features

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have had the most unsatisfactory experience while staying at The Surf Hotel in Bentota. Where do we start.... From badly designed walkways and corridors (you have to go through Karaoke Lounges and Cafes and Restaurants to get to your rooms and to the pool). No elevators so all stairs..difficult walks for those physically challenged. No restrooms near the pool... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place turned out to be better than our expectations. On our first day there were issues with the bathroom but the management took no time in giving us a new room with better view and access to the beach. The food was delicious and Sri Lankan Speciality Rice and Curry simply rocks. It was a leisure holiday for us... More 

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