Avani Bentota Resort & Spa

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Bentota, Bentota, Sri Lanka  show map
 5 stars
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Avani Bentota Resort & Spa

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

On-site parking

24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

24-hour business center

Babysitting

Babysitting/Child services

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Infinity pool

Air conditioning

In-room air conditioning

Facilities for kids

Children's pool

Children's menu

Cribs available

Board games

Private beach

Beach access

Beach umbrellas

Beach chairs

Beach towels

Overview

Avani Bentota Resort And Spa is a 5-star comfortable property offering an outdoor swimming pool, a patio and a volleyball court. Featuring Dutch architecture, the hotel was renovated in 2011.

The quiet location in the heart of Bentota gives guests direct access to Kushtarajagala, which is just 68.9 km away. The distance between Bentota city center and the property is 1 km.

Set close to gardens and palm trees, this hotel offers access to a tropical beach with outdoor chaise lounges, a bar and umbrellas.

Koggala airport can be reached in 60 minutes by car from Avani Bentota Resort And Spa.

Rooms

The hotel has 75 modern rooms with contemporary décor featuring cable television, climate control, a refrigerator, a DVD player and a personal safe. Some rooms offer a wonderful view of the sea. The rooms are appointed with en suite bathrooms and hardwood furniture.

Eat & Drink

Every morning at the restaurant guests may enjoy buffet breakfast. There is a restaurant serving international dishes on site. Guests can quench their thirst at Poolside bar with a favorite drink. Serving a wide range of dishes, Golden Grill and Malli's Seafood Restaurant can be reached within 5 minutes’ walk.

Services

Avani Bentota Resort And Spa offers computers, audiovisual equipment and a meeting room for business guests.

Relax

Guests can re-energize with reflex massage, full body massage and foot massage available on site. The hotel's activities include diving, windsurfing and water skiing.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of rooms:   75.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • On-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Coffee shop
  • Exterior corridors
  • Fireplace

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Wind surfing
  • Diving
  • Water skiing
  • Volleyball
  • Squash
  • Yoga class
  • Fishing

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • Full board
  • Continental breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Snack bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Board games
  • Children's menu
  • Children's pool

Leisure facilities

  • Infinity pool
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Beach chairs
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach towels
  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Body scrub
  • Back massage
  • Reflex massage
  • Head massage
  • Full body massage
  • Foot massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Separate bedroom
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Chaise lounges
  • Dining table
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bidet
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • International calls
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 11 am FREE
Check-out until 3 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 2 years
Crib FREE
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

Bentota, Bentota, Sri Lanka

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City Center
  • Bentota
    2000 ft
Airports
  • Koggala (KCT)
    37.2 mi
  • Bandaranayake (CMB)
    53.0 mi
Restaurants
  • Golden Grill (cuisine: Continental, Indian, Sri Lankan)
    500 ft
  • Malli's Seafood Restaurant (cuisine: International)
    1400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  11 am
  • Check-out:
    until  3 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of rooms:
    75

Hotel Awards

Sri LankanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBentotaAvani Bentota Resort & Spa

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Spa Hotels in Sri Lanka

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Rooms and availability

Avani Bentota Resort & Spa photos Room
Standard Double Room
Sea view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 1 King-size bed, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Individual air conditioning
  • Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Guest toiletries
  • Bidet
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Refrigerator
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
Room Description:

Non Refundable Double or Twin STANDARD

Avani Bentota Resort & Spa photos Exterior Hotel information
Villa
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Super King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Private entrance
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Washer/dryer
  • Shower cap
  • Guest toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs/baby cots
  • Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Extra long beds
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Dining area
  • Refrigerator
  • Glassware
  • Bottled water
  • Fruits
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
Room Description:

Villa|Bawa Villa

Standard Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Super King-size bed, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Fan
  • Private entrance
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Parquet floor
  • Children's high chair
  • Telephone
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Trash cans
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Washer/dryer
  • Guest toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Extra long beds
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Dining table
  • Refrigerator
  • Glassware
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
Room Description:

Suite|AVANI Suite

Avani Bentota Resort & Spa photos Room
Superior Double Room
Sea view
  • Room size:

    410 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Fan
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
Room Description:

Non Refundable Double or Twin SUPERIOR

Superior Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Satellite TV
Room Description:

Superior|Superior Triple Room

Avani Bentota Resort & Spa photos Room
Deluxe Double Room
Sea view
  • Room size:

    895 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Fan
  • Parquet floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • DVD player
Room Description:

Non Refundable Double or Twin DELUXE

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center1700 ft

Local attractions

  • Kosgoda Turtle Hatchery6.7 mi
    13A Galle Road, Kosgoda
  • Brief Garden - Bevis Bawa10.5 mi

Near the hotel

  • Sea Turtle Protection Association3100 ft
    Galle Rd, Bentota

    Restaurants nearby

    • Golden Grill500 ft

      Address: No. 45, National Holiday Resort
      Phone: +94342275455

      73% likes this, based on 210 reviews
      Cuisine: Continental, Indian, Sri Lankan
      Price Range: USD 5 - USD 41

    • Blue lagoon2700 ft

      Address: Galle road

      52% likes this, based on 41 reviews
      Cuisine: Asian

    • Malli's Seafood Restaurant1400 ft

      Address: Pitaramba
      Phone: +94(0)778514894

      77% likes this, based on 263 reviews
      Cuisine: International

    • Escoffier3100 ft

      Address: 359, Galle Road
      Phone: 0344 940940

      74% likes this, based on 93 reviews
      Cuisine: Indian, International, Sri Lankan
      Price Range: USD 5 - USD 35

    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  11 am
    • Check-out:
      until  3 pm
    • Year renovated:
      2011
    • Number of rooms:
      75

    Hotel Awards

    Sri LankanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBentotaAvani Bentota Resort & Spa

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best Spa Hotels in Sri Lanka

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    Avani Bentota Resort & Spa Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Avani Bentota Resort & Spa

    Average guest rating

    8.0out of 10
    Fabulous
    Based on 105 reviews

    Guest reviews

    • Couple
      9.2

      The staff were absolutly lovely and very helpful. The surroundings of the gardens was very relaxing and charming. For an easy going holiday close to all the bars and resturants along the waters in Unawatuna its perfect.

    • Family with children
      8.8

      Excellent location close to a beautiful beach. Staff very friendly, and the Chef and restaurant staff were very helpful in arranging special meals required due to a serious food allergy.

      No water sports facilities at the hotel.

    • Couple
      7.8

      It was very close to the beach and easy to get to from Colombo. Also within day trip distance to other beach locations and Galle.

      Room could have been cleaner and tidier. It was a bit run down.

    • Couple
      6.6

      Wonderful building with lovely grounds, pool and beach.

      Always being sold to by staff. No I don't want the $100 romantic breakfast! Didn't realise pretty much everyone else there was on all-inclusive, the atmosphere was a little odd. Evening entertainment was dreadful, like a cheesy 80s cruise. The buffet food wasn't the best, but the a la carte menu which we had was lovely, and cheaper, and better service!

    • Couple
      9.6

      Staff besides the spa were really good Extremely clean surroundings Bar was great Good for people who are looking for a luxury weekend/get-a-way

      Spa was really bad considering its a 5 star. When I told the Spa section executive that the girls need more training, she replied saying "thats how sri lankans are". Not an attitude you would expect from staff in a 5 star.

    • Family with children
      6.2

      The hotel rooms, architecture and grounds were lovely. The beach is beautiful. The Sri Lankian people have a beautiful nature. Affordable. The spa was very reasonable in price and was booked out as a result.

      The staff haven't been trained properly,service was very slow and everyone seemed to be running around in circles achieving little. I believe if they were trainned better this could be a fabulous hotel to stay in but clearly the management is poor and there is little direction. The staff want to do a good job they just don't know how. The food is average and needs rethinking. I wouldn't recommend this hotel because you can do better elsewhere. Hyigene in dining room could be better. I saw staff pick a dropped folk off the floor and use it in the cooking. A chef sat down at a table during breakfast time and ate. We had room service, a club sandwich which was stone cold, I sent it back and it came back retoasted on the burnt side 20 minutes later. It says it all really. Beyond the hotel there is nothing, eating out is poor but that maybe a result of where the tuk tuks suggested or the hotel. We didn't have a good meal.

    • Family with children
      10.0

      liked the room size, we booked a delux room… it was huge enuf for my one yr old daughter to play around

      less no of restaurants. would have liked to have more variety of restaurants.

    • Family with children
      6.2

      2 door for each room with big view on the sea

      Flies .. it seems like a problem with the whole country we were not able to find a single place without this problem in the whole country and this hotel is not an exception , food was horrible too .

    • Couple
      8.8

      We have a fantastik rest! Beautiful room, very nice disign in the hotel, friendly staff, plesant atmosfere! It was great to waking up, hearing the ocean...

      We was without kids and would like to return with them to this hotel, but, unfortunatly, there is no animation for kids.

    • Couple
      7.4

      Location, design, food, staff

      Its too dark in the room, next to the mirror in bathroom and wardrobe. Difficult to make up(. And extra laundry service doesn t work(

    • Older travelers
      8.8

      Beautifully designed by the famous architect in Sri Lanka Geoffrey Bawa, this hotel has the perfect mix of a wonderful location on a perfect quite isolated beach with amazing sunsets as well as proximity to the buzz of the local town and two excellent restaurants within 5 minutes walk. From your room you can enjoy a view over the pool and/or sea and similarly from the restaurants. Plentiful sunbeds with lovely views. It's wonderfully relaxing. You can swim and surf safely. The hotel serves fresh fruit juice for breakfast and good croissants and the usual variety of hot and cold food . The Thai restaurant is very elegant and the Thai soup is excellent. The buffet is good and better than many hotels since the meat and fish is not overcooked and tough which is too frequently the case.

      At first we disliked the rotting bamboo type of blind in our shower. The hotel changed it immediately for an alternative sample blind. The refrigerator made a lot of noise (not experienced elsewhere in lesser hotels ) so we turned it off. There is not a great deal of space for your clothes and the drawers can only be accessed by opening the wardrobe which blocked the entrance to the bathroom. Although the room is attractively designed and very pleasant to be in and has a colossal tv screen facing the bed it is not superior in comfort to use. Perhaps the table would be better replaced by a chest of drawers? Next time I would request one of the rooms where the wardrobe faces the bed!

    • Older travelers
      9.6

      Charming hotel. Beautiful beach.Food at restaurant was very good.

      Rooms are close to the railway line to Colombo and if your sleep is "light" You might get a wake up call at dawn...

    • Group of friends
      5.4

      The location is good, you have direct access to the seaside but the hotel boundries end a little before the beach, so the beach is not private. The room service was good. The staff are friendly and helpful.

      There were little and big insects in the room. It was more suitable for more senior people or couples. We found it a little boring for young travellers unless you are traveling with a group. I also did not like it that they ask you to pay for the room on your arrival although they had my credit card details.

    • Older travelers
      8.2

      Location: Next to the beach. Close to airport - 2 hours. Good hotel to recover from time difference. 2 swimming pools. Rooms, Superior, large with a terrace straight out of bedroom.

      Manager gave me a birthday cake and gave us a special fish dinner outside our room- in private. No fights for sun loungers- we had our own! Very peaceful and relaxing. Highly recommended.

    • Couple
      5.4

      the beach

      the staff were not friendly and at times rude. the room we were given had a problem with the air conditioner , which they did not fix or offer a room change.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Avani Bentota Resort & Spa Bentota location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    Bentota, Bentota, Sri Lanka

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Bentota
      2000 ft
    Airports
    • Koggala (KCT)
      37.2 mi
    • Bandaranayake (CMB)
      53.0 mi
    Restaurants
    • Golden Grill (cuisine: Continental, Indian, Sri Lankan)
      500 ft
    • Malli's Seafood Restaurant (cuisine: International)
      1400 ft
    Hotel information
    • Check-in:
      from  11 am
    • Check-out:
      until  3 pm
    • Year renovated:
      2011
    • Number of rooms:
      75

    Hotel Awards

    Sri LankanHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedBentotaAvani Bentota Resort & Spa

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best Spa Hotels in Sri Lanka

    Use Badge