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AVANI Kalutara Resort

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   St. Sebastian's Road | Katukurunda, Kalutara 0001, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #3 of 8 hotels in Kalutara
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice design and amazing location.Most of the staff was very friendly.Rooms are spacious and decorated with taste.The swimming pool is big enough. The pool towels are quite old.Some staff looking only for tips.The buffet looks nice but is tasteless. No sea view from the so called sea view rooms.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have recently returned from a 10 night trip. Its location between the beach and lagoon make for a wonderful view wherever you are in the hotel. Its location on the island means a long trip if you want to go to Kandy, the elephant orphanage and Udalawale national park. We made the trips and although long and tiring, they... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we arrived I was impressed (as it was rated 3+ by our tour operator) - very modern, colourful, smiley staff etc. The rooms are not huge but perfectly adequate and the beds are really comfy. AVANI are part of Anantara, a Thai chain and you can see the Asian flair in the design. But this is Sri Lanka so... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here is September as the first part of our honeymoon. We stayed here for 7 nights, and was not disappointed. The hotel is beautiful, and the staff were wonderful. Food was amazing, so much choice, all freshly cooked. The pool area was nice and relaxing. Beach isn't a sunbathing beach although it was lovely to walk down. Excursions... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I dont know if I was staying at the same hotel who rate this hotel. No lift, grey stained towels with sun oil, no chairs to sit in bedrooms except for one small desk chair sit on the end of the bed if you want to watch TV. Bare cement unpainted walls.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister & i spent our first & last nights in this hotel. Cannot fault anything from either the staff or the cleanliness. There was an excellent selection of very good food in their buffet restuarant & the location on the sea front is fabulous. It is a distance from the airport in Columbo but well worth it ! It... More

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

This was formerly the Sindbad Hotel and has now been given a face lift. The best thing about it is that it is sandwiched between river and ocean. But from my recollection of a visit to Sindbad many years ago, the sea and river frontage are not as nice as they used to be. It was a pleasant day out... More

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Chichester, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've just come back from 12 nights at this hotel and we couldn't fault it. The food, the people were amazing, The hotel is very clean, the pool area is spotless. I would recommend this hotel to people who like a nice quite and relaxing holiday.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights in December 2013. The property is situated in Kalutara which is not a very popular destination when compared to Bentota or Hikkaduwa, However the resort is self sufficient. Its the perfect place to chill and just do nothing. Its got its own private beach, beautiful rooms . Our room was on... More

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Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights from 23rd January 2014 at Superior Lagoon View and I was totally impressed by the overall experience I had on our honeymoon at Avani Kaluthara. It was a nice experience for both of us, with some sort of Eastern and Western menus and some outdoor activities. Didn't feel like isolated because of the fabulous... More

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Additional Information about AVANI Kalutara Resort

Also Known As:
AVANI Kalutara Resort Sri Lanka
Address: St. Sebastian's Road | Katukurunda, Kalutara 0001, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Kalutara District > Kalutara
Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Kalutara
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Kalutara
#3 Family Hotel in Kalutara
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — AVANI Kalutara Resort 4*
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 
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