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Cairo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highlights: 1- Amazing location stretching over a large area of bentota beach 2- Great Seafood aim for a deluxe platter in the seafood restaurant on the beach 3- Amazing pools they have 2 both looking at the sea. The relaxation pool which is 1.2 meters deep stretching across several rooms and the deep pool next to the spa 4- Bali... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rooms - The rooms are touching the beach makes you feel awesome and great. They have 2 great pools. A nice lounge. Staff - Unfriendly & rude. They get upset very easily. They don't smile. A special Thank You to RANDY the duty manager who threw so much attitude at the time of room allocation and insulted me. When Escalated... More 

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2 Thank MeherVGulani
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my wife visited here on September 17 for a one night stay under full-board basis. Hotel looks very clean and tidy. Rooms were very nice and i was little surprised with the luxury they had in there for the price i got (LKR 16k F/B). Room (No.147) opens straight to the "Cool Pool - Swimming pool" and it's... More 

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2 Thank chirart
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

our stay at the surf was truly amazing. from the point of entering the hotel the hospitality and the warm welcome we felt was truly exceptional.The room was clean and well equipped with the necessities. The views were breathtaking. Highly recommended for unwinding. Thank your Surf for the amazing stay!!! I will see you soon again

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Thank Tharuka J
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a large group of 4 families, 8 adults n 2 kids. The property overlooks the beach and it is convenient to access the beach directly from our rooms. Two out of the 4 rooms we got seemed to be in a deteriorated state; the other 2 rooms seemed to have been recently renovated. Rusty bathroom fittings, musty smell... More 

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Thank Vidya K
Kuala Lumpur
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a big, modern and well laid out resort right on the beach. In fact if you are occupying a ground floor room the beach is just steps away. However, if you value privacy you should opt for a first floor room. two loungers outside very room is a nice touch. the hotel has two outdoor swimming pools and... More 

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Thank mohantymr
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed there for 3nights 4days...on arrival check-in process was fast and we were shown to our room..first glance room is good with beautiful awesome view of sea..room size also good but needs maintenance as AC kept on failing and we had to call maintenance guy Everyday to check...garden pool maintained nice and kids can have lot of fun playing...coming to... More 

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Thank Ipsita D
Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have Been there Last Week with my Reliance Securities Team as one of the TOP 10 Business Partner for CEO CLUB MEET, I was there for 2 Nights, Its a Awesome Place with Awesome Food. Hotel Deputy Manager the Big Man i don't remember his Name but he was Down to the Ground for Giving Service to the Visitors.... More 

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Thank SRIRAMREDDY1981
New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in this hotel between 1st Sep - 3rd Sep, its a excellent hotel located on the beach. staff is very supportive. i would like to say thanks to Harshini, Malindu, Randi, Dushanthi and other unsung heros. Thanks to all for your services and behavior. Food is also good.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful hotel. Sensational views. Not great for those with walking problems due to steps leading to different levels. Hotel itself simple but very effective with a fantastic wifi connection. Food very good and a place where u can order fish and chips, spaghetti bolognaise or cheesecake or black forest gateaux . Tequila sunrise cocktails are the best I've had. Lots... More 

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Asela K, General Manager at The Surf Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Greetings from The Surf Hotel - Bentota. Thank you very much for the review. its a pleasure to note that you have enjoyed the fantastic wifi, food, cocktails activities, amenities and the super friendly staff. and the sunset of Bentota. Looking forward to welcome you again at The Surf hotel. Take care and good luck. More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about The Surf Hotel

Address: Beach Road, Bentota, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka (Formerly Lihiniya Surf Hotel)
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Bentota
Price Range: $85 - $294 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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:
#5 Luxury Hotel in Bentota
#6 Spa Hotel in Bentota
#7 Family Hotel in Bentota
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Bentota
#10 Romantic Hotel in Bentota
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