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AVANI Kalutara Resort

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Ratmalana, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an excellent weekend at Avani Hotel, Kalutara. The Staff here were very friendly and service given by them was excellent. I love to come again for more days to spend there. My friends who came from Italy fell love with Avani Hotel.

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gselves, General Manager at AVANI Kalutara Resort, responded to this review

Dear ganeswaranp2017 Thank you for your feedback on your recent stay with us. I am delighted to hear that you loved your stay and that the team took such good care of you Please contact me at gselves@minor.com when you wish to return and I will be delighted to provide you with a special rate Best Giles

Hartlepool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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gselves, General Manager at AVANI Kalutara Resort, responded to this review

Dear Angie H Thank you for your feedback on your recent stay with us. I am pleased to hear that overall you had an enjoyable stay with us and that you enjoyed the food so much Please contact me at gselves@minor.com when you wish to return and I will be delighted to provide you with a special rate Best Giles

Wien
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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gselves, General Manager at AVANI Kalutara Resort, responded to this review

Dear unterfelder Thank you for your feedback on your recent stay with us. I am delighted to hear that you were able to relax so well during your 4 day stay with us Please contact me at gselves@minor.com when you wish to return and I will be delighted to provide you with a special rate Best Giles

Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks 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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gselves, General Manager at AVANI Kalutara Resort, responded to this review

Dear R8243SUbrianh Thank you for your feedback on your recent stay with us. I am delighted to hear that you had such a relaxing 4 day stay and appreciated the resort service and hospitality Please contact me at gselves@minor.com when you wish to return and I will be delighted to provide you with a special rate Best Giles

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 4 weeks 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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Dear Michael J Thank you for your feedback on your recent stay with us. I am delighted that Jude and then team took such good care of you and that you had such an enjoyable stay. Please contact me at gselves@minor.com when you wish to return and I will be delighted to provide you with a special rate Best Giles

Kosgoda, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 17 February 2017 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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Dear Thilina M Thank you for your feedback on your recent stay with us. I am delighted that you and your wife had such an enjoyable stay and that the Jaya and the team took such good care of you. Please contact me at gselves@minor.com when you wish to return and I will be delighted to provide you with a...

Reviewed 17 February 2017 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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Dear Nuwan D Thank you for your feedback on your recent stay with us. I am delighted to hear that you had such an enjoyable stay and that the team took such good care of you Please contact me at gselves@minor.com when you wish to return and I will be delighted to provide you with a special rate Best Giles

Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2017

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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gselves, General Manager at AVANI Kalutara Resort, responded to this review

Dear janeday2017 Thank you for your feedback on your recent stay with us. I am sorry to learn that you did not have an enjoyable stay with us. Our aim is to exceed our guests expectations and I am sorry that on this occasion we have failed to do so. We are currently evaluating our food and beverage offering and...

Ijsselstein, Nederland
Reviewed 15 February 2017

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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Dear dejonggraaff Thank you for your feedback on your recent stay with us. I am delighted to hear that you had such an enjoyable stay and that the team took such good care of you. Please contact me at gselves@minor.com when you wish to return and I will be delighted to provide you with a special rate Best Giles

Oakham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

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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Dear Michael H Thank you for your feedback on your recent stay with us. I am pleased to hear that overall you had an enjoyable stay and that the team looked after you so well. Please contact me at gselves@minor.com when you wish to return and I will be delighted to provide you with a special rate Best Giles

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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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 

Additional Information about AVANI Kalutara Resort

Address: St. Sebastian's Road | Katukurunda, Kalutara 0001, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Kalutara
Price Range: ₹ 5,760 - ₹ 18,065 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — AVANI Kalutara Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 105
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Kalutara
#2 Family Hotel in Kalutara
#2 Romantic Hotel in Kalutara
#2 Spa Hotel in Kalutara
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Kalutara
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“Rooms overlooking the lagoon looked great. De-luxe rooms are luxurious.”
 of 5 bubbles HOLIDAYSAREOURHOBBY, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a sea or pool view”
 of 5 bubbles pensioner115, 2 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The lagoon views are cheaper than sea view and the outlook is more interesting, but you hear the trains and the mosque more.”
 of 5 bubbles carolbY5404NR, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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
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