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Bahrain
Reviewed yesterday NEW

A perfect place to enjoy a week in the sun, with friendly staff for whom nothing is too much to ask. Standard room could be bigger, but we weren't in there much as the pool area is so inviting. Good food at a reasonable price. Tours around Sri Lanka available upon request. Spa treatments available just next door. Not much...

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful luxurious hotel with lovely staff. Very friendly and accommodating. Fab food. Wonderful views. Clean, spacious and modern. Spa treatments rather expensive as were drinks, but as expected really. Loved the little chipmunks running around the grounds and the fireflies on a night. Corridor outside our room was a little noisy due to echoes.

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Wien
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After a 10 days roundtrip over the island the best location to relax before getting back home. We had 4 wonderful days arround the pool with best weather conditions rounded up by the nice things at the evening buffet.

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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a fantastic but quite exhausting 8 days of experiencing the incredible cultural history of Sri Lanka, we arrived for 4 days of relaxation at the Avani Kalutara. This totally lived up to our expectations of comfort, quietness and relaxation. The staff were very friendly and attentive in all departments. We loved the location of a lagoon on one side...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The manager of the hotel greeted guests daily and was always accessible. The Mangroves restaurant had great variety and the quality was there. All housekeeping service was genuine and thoughtful. The hotel will be upgrading their fitness center in the near future. Thanks to all the staff for a quality experience at a great price!

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Kosgoda, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was avani kaluthara resort with my wife for she birthday .mid night around 12.00 front office team and food and Beverages team came to us with birthday cake and wish my wife.she was surprise to she.that wad arange from front office manager. we want special thanks for him to arang to make us happy.f&b and front office team give...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a blissful experience for us and had a great time during our stay at AVANI. The food was delicious and the staff was very helpful. Loved the bay view and the serene atmosphere. Room facilities were satisfactory. Recommend for anyone who would like to visit this Resort.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is clean, the staff, if your male they speak, english, women not really. Staff will go over help you, if you don't tip them they wont do anything the next time. The food is the same most days for breakfast - the fish on offer they won't say what kind they only serve lobster or prawns or any...

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Ijsselstein, Nederland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A excellent place to stay. Friendly, good food and excellent rooms. The resort is not too big and nice. From Kalutara resort you can make nice trips with Tug Tug driver mr Mark. In the weekend of Poya Day there was an excellent buffet outside with a good show of Sri Lanka dancers

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Oakham, United Kingdom
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This is our 8th trip to Sri Lanka and every year we try a new hotel and location to experience something new. This year it was the Avani. On paper looks like a great option but with a brand new sister hotel just opened next door, the Anantara, it was made to look a little tired and out dated. Our...

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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 

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Address: St. Sebastian's Road | Katukurunda, Kalutara 0001, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Kalutara
Price Range: €96 - €289 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — AVANI Kalutara Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 105
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Also Known As:
AVANI Kalutara Resort Sri Lanka
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Kalutara
#2 Romantic Hotel in Kalutara
#2 Spa Hotel in Kalutara
#2 Family Hotel in Kalutara
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Kalutara
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“Rooms on the laggoner side you hear the temples and church services and muslim service at 530am everyday - you don't hear the sea tho”
 of 5 bubbles janeday2017, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Don't go in the river side very noisy with the train and a mosque”
 of 5 bubbles 607Sunshine, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Tuk tuk drivers available at teh edge of the resort on the beach for local trips and tours, cheap too!”
 of 5 bubbles bhupinderf, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I suggest to use the top floor on the sea view side.”
 of 5 bubbles KarekinOdabashian, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Upper floor rooms required if you want to see the sea.”
 of 5 bubbles RogerLong, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
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