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    The Surf Hotel

    Beach Road, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
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    Overview
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    “deep pool” (7 reviews)
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    Free Internet
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    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    Non-Smoking Rooms
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    The hotel's location is awesome (beach and pool are right outside the room) but the rooms and service need work. It takes FOREVER to make an order or get something delivered to the room and the hotel needs renovation. The management realizes this, but they...More

    1  Thank rahulpatel314
    Response from Asela K, General Manager at The Surf HotelResponded yesterday

    Dear Rahul Patel We thank you very much for your review and for taking your valuable time out to give us this feedback. We have noted your inputs. The team and I look forward to welcoming you back, during your future visits to Sri Lanka!

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed here for 5 nights. This is supposed to be a 4 star property but did not even feel like a 3 star property. First the location and view - Amazing ! Best location on this stretch of the beach. Accessible swimming pool to...More

    Thank Iloveexpensivestuff
    Response from Asela K, General Manager at The Surf HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Ahmed, Thank you very much for giving us your feedback. We are sorry that you did not have a good experience and have noted all your inputs. We sincerely hope to give you a better experience, should you consider visiting the resort in future.

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    The surf hotel is one of the best hotel in bentota sri Lanka.. I visited last month with some business partners... It's a great tour of my life such a...all are services is so good in the surf hotel... All are the staff of this...More

    Thank ditya2402
    Response from Asela K, General Manager at The Surf HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Ditya, We are all delighted to learn that you enjoyed the friendly service delivered throughout the resort. Your kind words are a great source of encouragement for our team, who strives to deliver a memorable experience to each of our guests at all times....More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    The surf has great food and a pool and also your room opens out to the beach. The towels though were not too clean and were opening up at the seams. The coffee shop does not provide drinking water free of cost and you need...More

    Thank Floyd A
    Response from Asela K, General Manager at The Surf HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Floyd, It was truly a pleasure having you as our guests and thank you so much for taking the time to a of your experience. We have noted your inputs and are working on areas of improvement. We look forward to welcoming.

    Reviewed 17 October 2017

    Serves great food.. sea food is yummy... had dinner on the beach was an experience in itself...All rooms have a great view of the sea & beach.. The balcony was the perfect place to relax & reflect watching the horizon change colours... The swimming pool...More

    Thank Vighnesh B
    Response from Asela K, General Manager at The Surf HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Vighnesh, Thank you for taking your time to write a detailed five star review about The Surf Hotel Bentota followed with your recent holiday with us. We are glad to note that you had a good time experiencing the food and facilities. We hope...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$85 - US$389 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #5 Luxury Hotel in Bentota
    • #6 On the Beach Hotel in Bentota
    • #6 Spa Hotel in Bentota
    • #6 Family Hotel in Bentota
    • #9 Romantic Hotel in Bentota
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • 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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    Pool & Beach (299)
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    Dining (115)
    Hotel & Grounds (803)
    Bathroom (12)
    Family and Play Areas (9)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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    lcfc1959
    20 October 2017|
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    Response from Sue B |
    Unfortunately i haven't been to this resort , 1 Sterling to 200 Lanka Rupees.. If your require any day trips don't forget to locate Asya tours. Thanks
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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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    Room Tips
    "All rooms faced to the see"
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    "Ground floor rooms best. Restricted ocean view from ones that open up to small pool"
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    "Take a room facing the beach or the pool"
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    "The Rooms by the Pool pay little extra worth it"
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