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AVANI Kalutara Resort

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05/07/2017 05/08/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wish we had a longer stay at this hotel. A great place to chill, relax & unwind. Staff were brillant. Couldn't fault it, apart from 1st night didn't have the option of restuarants to eat in. And was only offered a set menu which was disappointing but this only happened on one occasion.

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gselves, General Manager at AVANI Kalutara Resort, responded to this review

Dear denise825 Thank you for your feedback on your recent stay with us. I am delighted to hear that you had such an enjoyable stay with us and that you were able to chill and relax. Please contact me at gselves@minor.com when you wish to return and I will be delighted to provide you with a special rate Best Giles

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

The view, the staff, the rooms, the food, everything was top notch! Loved it. :) Had no complains whatsoever. Infact we missed out on our breakfast but the kitchen manager was so accommodating that he arranged breakfast for our group again even though it was time for them to prepare lunch. Everyone is friendly and quick to respond. A must...

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Dear Punman L Thank you for your feedback on your recent stay with us. I am delighted to hear you had such a splendid stay with us and the team took such good care of you. Please contact me at gselves@minor.com and I will be delighted to provide you with a special rate Best Giles

Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

A group of us stayed here for a company retreat and we couldn't have asked for a better place. The staff went above and beyond and were so accommodating - thank you! We were very well looked after in a beautiful setting. The pool and location are fabulous!

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gselves, General Manager at AVANI Kalutara Resort, responded to this review

Dear shezalina Thank you for your feedback on your recent stay with us. I am delighted to hear that you had such an enjoyable stay with us and the team looked after you so well. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon Best Giles

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful location with lovely views overlooking the lagoon. Spotlessly clean hotel. Every option you could possibly think of for meals and wonderful staff. I was even able to swim in the outdoor pool (they are usually too cold for me).

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Dear Susan B Thank you for your feedback on your recent stay with us I am pleased to hear that you had such an enjoyable stay with us and that the team looked after you so well. Please contact me at gselves@minor.com when you wish to return and I will be delighted to provide you with a special rate Best...

Sandhurst, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to Avani after a few nights in Udawalawe to relax for the remainder of our honeymoon and we are so glad to have chosen Avani! The location was perfect being between the lagoon and sea as well as a short tuk tuk ride to Kalutara town and could even get a train ride from here down the west...

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Dear Anthony P Thank you for your feedback on your recent honeymoon stay with us. I am delighted to hear that you had such an enjoyable experience and that the team were brilliant. They will be delighted to hear this. Please contact me at gselves@minor.com when you wish to return and I will be delighted to provide you with a...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited Avani Kalutara only for the pool and dinner, but the charming welcome by the hotel premises and the staff changed my mind and I stayed a night there with my family. This is a fantastic holiday hotel with nice food, staff and all the amenities. Thank you the hotel staff including Jayantha the F&B manager

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gselves, General Manager at AVANI Kalutara Resort, responded to this review

Dear Buddhika R Thank you for your feedback on your recent visit to us. I am pleased to hear that Jaya and the team looked after you so well and and you had an enjoyable time. Please contact me at gselves@anantara.com when you wish to return and I will be happy to provide you with a special rate Best Giles

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 1 week ago

just returned after a 2 day stay at this resort. I must say that this was the only hotel we could find with available rooms during the new year season, and of course.. we could clearly see why. We travelled with an infant(10m old) and it wasn't the best stay we had. I'll start off with the positives. 1) The...

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Dear Shani R Thank you for your feedback on your recent stay with us. I am sorry to learn that you did not have an enjoyable stay with us and that that in particularity your food and beverage experience was so poor. Our aim is to exceed out guests expectations and I am sorry that on this occasion we have...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good service, great organized activities and tasty food. The staff are humble and active,rooms clean and comfortable.everything your vacation needs. Special thanks to Andrew who is the head of training and development who did a marvelous job during the avurudu ulela and was everywhere helping and assisting guests.

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Dear SJ Thank you for your feedback on your recent stay with us. I am delighted to hear that Andrew and the team took such good care of you and that you had such an enjoyable stay. Please contact me at gselves@minor.com when you wish to return and I will be delighted to provide you with a special rate Best...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good but should have more variety. Rooms comfortable. Beautiful scenery of the beach and bay. Perfect location. Plumbing not that great in the bathrooms. Way too many mozies. Staff was accommodative.

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Dear RSondraJ Thank you for your feedback on your recent stay with us. I am pleased that overall you had a good stay with us, that the rooms was comfortable and that the team looked after you. Please contact me at gselves@minor.com when you wish to return and I will be happy to provide you wish a special rate Best...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very luxurious hotel in a beautiful location by the beach. Lovely pool. Great amenities. Friendly helpful and attentive staff. It was the perfect place to spend a couple of days acclimatising before exploring the rest of this beautiful country.

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Dear JanieAlison Thank you for your feedback on your recent stay with us. I am delighted to hear that you had such an enjoyable stay with us, appreciated so many aspects of the resort and that the team took such good care of you Please contact me at gselves@minor.com when you wish to return and I will be delighted to...

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
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 

Additional Information about AVANI Kalutara Resort

Address: St. Sebastian's Road | Katukurunda, Kalutara 0001, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Kalutara
Price Range: $94 - $243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — AVANI Kalutara Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 105
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AVANI Kalutara Resort Sri Lanka
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Kalutara
#2 Family Hotel in Kalutara
#2 Spa Hotel in Kalutara
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Kalutara
#2 Romantic Hotel in Kalutara
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“Was delighted with the room I had so didn't need to see any others. Mine had a balcony that overlooked the lagoon serenely peaceful.”
susanmargaret984, 1 week ago | Read review
“if with children ground floor room.”
262shanir, 1 week ago | Read review
“Room on the far end of reception”
devjitr2017, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Lagoon view is good but the trains can be noisy. Sea view is good but restricted by palm trees. Not sure about courtyard view.”
AndyHill307, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Rooms overlooking the lagoon looked great. De-luxe rooms are luxurious.”
HOLIDAYSAREOURHOBBY, Mar 11, 2017 | Read review
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