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Avani Bentota Resort

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Get away to our Bentota hotel, beach haven. Soak up colonial charm in nearby Galle. Laze by the ocean as AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa combines contemporary style with sun-filled days on the southwest coast. Spice up your appetite with local flavours. Sail gently through the mangroves for a relaxing afternoon.
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Property amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Room service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Airport transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Air conditioning
Minibar
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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We stayed here for the duration of our stay in Sri Lanka our hotel was good check in was smooth our AC in our room did not work properly the room temperature did not drop below 25.5 on the first night,we mentioned this the next morning and they sent us up an engineer who took
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We stayed here for 7 nights after a mad dash with driver around all the popular sights of Sri Lanka, in the previous week. The hotel is clean and tidy. Food was amazing, staff all so friendly and helpful. Room overlooking the beach with a couple of lounger chairs. Found a small
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Response from Daviddesilvaavani, Senior Operations Manager at Avani Bentota Resort
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hello Helen, Greetings from the Avani Bentota Resort. Thank you for taking the time to share a review following your stay with us. It was a pleasure to know that overall you enjoyed the time spent with us. Thank you for recognizing Lasantha and Lakmal and I will convey your kind sentiments to them both. We hope you will visit us again. With sunny regards from Bentota David de Silva Senior Operation Manager
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The fifth hotel we stayed at and perhaps we had been spoilt so far but we were dissapointed with this hotel. We initially had to check in delayed as the last occupants had over stayed, which wasn't a huge issue but I would have expected a complimentary drink whilst we waited
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This place has a good location right on Bentota beach .The rooms don’t have a clear view of the sea but the access to the beach overrides that .The reception guys can be more welcoming .Our request for late check out was accommodated which was a good thing as we had a kid with
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Response from Daviddesilvaavani, Senior Operations Manager at Avani Bentota Resort
Responded 4 days ago
Hello Niidhi, Thank you for taking the time to share a review of your recent stay with us. I am delighted that the initial issues you encountered were somewhat solved to your satisfaction. Thank you for amending the review. We hope to see you again soon. With sunny regards from Bentota David de Silva Senior Operations Manager
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We visited Avani for a sundowner cocktail and light snack from our smaller boutique hotel inland. From the onset we knew it wouldn’t be somewhere we would like to stay, we prefer places with a little more soul. The poolside was crammed with people, perhaps not enough space for
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Response from Daviddesilvaavani, Senior Operations Manager at Avani Bentota Resort
Responded 4 days ago
Hello Alice, Thank you for visiting our resort and for taking the time to share a review and give us your feedback. I am delighted that you liked the Margaritas. I will definitely convey your kind compliments to the bar crew. We do actually have 2 pools and an extensive garden space for guests to chill out and relax although I would admit that the majority of them tend to use the main pool near the Chatters bar. I was deeply concerned with regard to your feedback about the spring rolls. I have asked our Executive Chef to look into this and ensure that what is advertised on the menu has to be delivered to the customer. Rest assured that I will personally look into the said menu. I trust that this would deter you from visiting us again as you live in Sri Lanka. Please do ask for me the next time you visit the hotel so I could offer you a gesture of goodwill for the inconvenience experienced. With my best regards David de Silva Senior Operations Manager
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Our room with the closet (it had access from both the room and the bathroom)- rather bizarre.
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The Superior Room at the AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa
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The Standard Room at the AVANI Bentota Resort & Spa
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What are rates or charges like for laundry services
What are rates or charges like for laundry services
Is there a drinks menu with prices please? Can I buy a bottle of wine? Thanks
Hi, Yes you an buy wine at the hotel but its quite expensive. You'd be better off paying £2 for a tuk tuk for them take you to the liquor store. If you see the guys on the beach Shareen they will look after you - this includes any excursions - they are all private air conditioned tours and they are just brilliant!
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Hello, do the standard rooms have a hairdryer ? If not are these available to hire ? Thanks
You can ask for hairdryer, we kept with us during our stay
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"Room 215. So near to everything"
"The ground floor rooms have easy access to the gardens and pools."
"rooms in the middle of the hotel to overlooking the grassy lawn are excellent"
"Book a first floor room"
"Any ground floor rooms are brilliant"
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PRICE RANGE
US$101 - US$353 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
avani bentota hotel bentotaavani bentota resort and spaserendib hotel bentota
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Hotel Serendib
LOCATION
Sri LankaSouthern ProvinceGalle DistrictBentota
NUMBER OF ROOMS
76
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