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    The Surf Hotel

    Beach Road, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
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    “deep pool” (7 reviews)
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    Free Internet
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    21 - 25 of 673 reviews

    Reviewed 5 October 2017

    Its quite a beautiful property for beach lovers. Well placed , clean and helpful staff. Enjoyed the moonlight night, the rain and the wind all at one time on this property. THe only need is for more vegetarian dishes as there are so many Indian...More

    Thank mrisha66
    Response from Asela K, General Manager at The Surf HotelResponded 9 October 2017

    Dear mrisha, Thank you for the lovely revive and time taken to share your comments on tripadvisor. We are glad to note your comments regarding cleanliness and helpful staff. We do have vegetarian items on the buffet and in addition special requests are honored too...More

    Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

    Very apt for families with kids, has all beach facing rooms in 3 categories, close to Bentota city centre, public transport in the form of auto rickshaw/ tuk tuks available from the hotel entrance, shops to buy souvenirs and other knick knacks located right opposite...More

    Thank rajlakshmik2016
    Response from Asela K, General Manager at The Surf HotelResponded 9 October 2017

    Dear rajlakshmik, Thank you for taking time to post your feedback on tripadvisor. We are delighted to note that you had enjoyed the view buffet spread and your comment on convenient location. Once again thank you and we look forward to welcoming you again

    Reviewed 2 October 2017

    When we arrived at the hotel and as soon as we went to the room we discovered that there were no elevators so I concluded that it was a youthful place and we had to go to the second floor with peace. I did not...More

    Thank alzadjalimalak
    Response from Asela K, General Manager at The Surf HotelResponded 9 October 2017

    Dear alzadjalimalak, Thank you for your feedback on tripadvisor, we trust that you and your family had enjoyed the stay with us. Your comment regarding helpful staff has been already communicated to the team. We look forward to welcoming you and your family once again.

    Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

    We have stayed at the The surf for 3 night during our visit to Bentota. The hotel location is perfect with a open beach just at the top of foot. We got upgraded to a pool site room and the rooms were quite spacious. The...More

    Thank TBarman
    Response from Asela K, General Manager at The Surf HotelResponded 9 October 2017

    Dear T Barman, Thank you for taking your valuable time to share your feedback on tripadvisor. We are glad to note that you have enjoyed beach, specious room & buffet meals. Once again thanking you and we look forward to welcoming you back.

    Reviewed 30 September 2017

    The room service is awful. Even when came by 5 PM to check in, was made to wait for 30 minutes to hand over the key. The room was devoid of two bottles of complimentary water that they claimed they have kept. When ordered for...More

    2  Thank cvdhanasekaran
    Response from Asela K, General Manager at The Surf HotelResponded 7 October 2017

    Dear C V Dhanasekaran, Thank you for taking the time for sharing your comments in Tripadvisor. Comments made are carefully looked into and addressed. We thank you once again.

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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$ 89 - US$ 387 (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 Family Hotel in Bentota
    • #6 Spa 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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    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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    "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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    "The Rooms by the Pool pay little extra worth it"
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