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    The Surf Hotel

    Beach Road, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Traveller (1162)
    Pool & Beach (295)
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    Overview
    • Excellent45%
    • Very good31%
    • Average12%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible6%
    Travellers talk about
    “deep pool” (7 reviews)
    “sri lanka” (83 reviews)
    “beach facing” (9 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Suites
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Concierge
    Spa
    Wheelchair access
    Dry Cleaning
    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    21 - 25 of 658 reviews

    Reviewed 28 August 2017

    Good Bits: Brilliant Location Amazing swimming Pool Very big sea facing rooms Very friendly staff Bad Bits: Maybe because the staff numbers are not adequate, the service is extremely slow You have to remind them multiple times for even the simplest of the tasks Insect...More

    Thank Amandeep_Mittal
    Response from Asela K, General Manager at The Surf HotelResponded 10 September 2017

    Dear Mr Amandeep Mittal Thank you for sharing your comments . Your thoughts are carefully looked in to and have advised relevant section heads to pay more attention to guest needs. Thank you and hope to see you back at the Surf Hotel Bentota. Regards

    Reviewed 28 August 2017

    Amazing place, rooms are very clean .They have nice 2 pools ,nice beach to bath.very tasty food . all the staff are very help full.all ways willing to help ,all ways smiling face specially Receptionist Ms Amanda. .More

    3  Thank H P
    Response from Asela K, General Manager at The Surf HotelResponded 10 September 2017

    Dear Valued Guest We highly value your review regard to our pools , Beach , service and staff. Such comments motivates our staff to perform even better. Will share these information with them . Would like to have you back at the Surf Hotel Bentota....More

    Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

    The surf hotel is a amazing place Great beach, location and wonderful staff. I would like to express my gratitude to Rohan Sethunathan. He is nice guy and he did alot to me. He was always there to make sure im comfortable and i don't...More

    1  Thank Soroosh R
    Response from Asela K, General Manager at The Surf HotelResponded 10 September 2017

    Dear Soroosh Greetings from The Surf Hotel Bentota. We thank you for your wonderful comment and sharing your experience with us at The Surf Hotel Bentota. we will share your valuable words with our staff mentioned . Thank you and good luck Regards

    Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

    We enjoyed here lot and the hotel view is very beautiful.staff is very friendly .specially front desk staff.and other special highlighted thing is food we loved it always.highly recommended this hotelMore

    Thank Мила Б
    Response from Asela K, General Manager at The Surf HotelResponded 10 September 2017

    Dear Valued Guest, Thank you so much for taking time for a friendly review . Glad to note that our services and facilities were up to your expectations . Your recommendation will certainly help other guests who are planning to come to Bentota for a...More

    Reviewed 24 August 2017

    We highly recommend this great hotel. Rooms, sight, beach & food are super comfortable, enjoyable & extremely tasty (Sri Lankan food deluxe)!!! We want to thank very much to all the super nice attentive staff of the whole hotel, especially the receptionist Ms. Amanda Hansini,...More

    Thank Mohanito
    Response from Asela K, General Manager at The Surf HotelResponded 10 September 2017

    Dear Mohan & Maria Lucia, I am so pleased to hear that our staff have provided a service beyond your expectations . Will share these kind words with the relevant staff members . Our kitchen at "The Surf Hotel Bentota " is always highly appreciated...More

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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Beachfront
    • Free Internet
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Outdoor pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$68 - US$365 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #5 Luxury Hotel in Bentota
    • #6 Spa Hotel in Bentota
    • #6 On the Beach Hotel in Bentota
    • #6 Family Hotel in Bentota
    • #9 Romantic Hotel in Bentota
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 95
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    • Location
    • Sri Lanka >
    • Southern Province >
    • Galle District >
    • Bentota
    • Also Known As
    • The Surf Bentota Hotel Bentota ,
    • Lihiniya Surf Bentota ,
    • Hotel Lihiniya Surf ,
    • Lihiniya Surf Hotel
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    Traveller (1162)
    Pool & Beach (295)
    Room & Suite (253)
    Dining (110)
    Hotel & Grounds (775)
    Bathroom (12)
    Family and Play Areas (9)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    ShyamaKP
    1 October 2017|
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    Response from Mesh_2409 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi Shyama, We visited in Aug'17 and the main concern we had was with Central Air con which is in need of maintenance. Besides that, room cleanliness and standards were alright. Suggest that you inspect the room once you... More
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    Stephen C
    22 September 2017|
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    Response from Mesh_2409 | Reviewed this property |
    Hello Stephen, It is not a surfers hotel as the name suggests but more of a family preferred option. Advantage is the direct access to Bentota beach as it is right opposite the The Surf lawn and all rooms face the beach as... More
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    Paul L
    27 July 2017|
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    Response from Pippin_Picken | Reviewed this property |
    Hello, there are a few restaurants close by, but I cannot recommend Thushara our Tuk Tuk diver enough. ask for him outside the hotel and he will organise trips, recommend restaurants and book them for you. He is a lovely man... More
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    Room Tips
    "The Rooms by the Pool pay little extra worth it"
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    "rooms which are on the right of main restaurant are very good"
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    "Avoid and choose something else. No value for money at all."
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    "Room by the swimming pool is lovely."
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