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Blackburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 November 2014 via mobile

Superb hotel with lovely people who work there, food in the hotel amazing, would go there time and time again, clean rooms lovely workers especially priya, and the chefs are michelin star grade Thanku

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4Thank Imraan V
Northampton
Reviewed 15 November 2014

This hotel ticked all our boxes. Quiet, appropriate relaxing entertainment and when things go wrong, say sorry. No hotel is perfect. This isnt 100 % but it is highly recommended on the overall package and experiences of top hotels or resorts. Why ? There are some extremely polite lovely personnel. Here is our summary. Arriving Colombo airport we had a...

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2Thank DaveandHefina
Reviewed 13 November 2014

Everything is very good.all. staff members members are very good. Nice location. Cannot find like this hotel any where.one side. Indian ocean, one side kalu ganga lagoon and other corner river mouth.this hotel like a small village.

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SLML_2, Manager at AVANI Kalutara Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting us a review about your recent stay. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed our hotel and found all facilities to be good. As correctly observed by you, the surrounding of our hotel is unique; allowing guests to admire the beauty of the Kalu River falling in to the Indian Ocean. Thank you...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 November 2014

Currently staying at this hotel, on a two week holiday, to be honest I will not come back to an Avani Hotel, it has not put me off Sri Lanka, just this hotel, having stayed at many nice 4-5 star hotels, you get used to a certain type of service, however Avani lacks this. They are under staffed, the staff...

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2Thank Spam75
SLML_2, Manager at AVANI Kalutara Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience about your current stay at our hotel. I’m sorry to know that we have been unable to meet your expectations so far. I’m indeed disappointed that you feel this way and I’d like to rectify this situation immediately. Due to the many guests we are currently accommodating, I’m unable to identify you....

Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewed 12 November 2014

We stayed at Avani in September. The rooms was very good with sea view, The staff was very friendly & the food was very good. We all enjoyed the hotel very much.... :) hope to come again in next year.

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SLML_2, Manager at AVANI Kalutara Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for posting us a review about your recent stay at AVANI Kalutara Resort. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed the hotel very much. It is great to know that you found the rooms to be very good and our associates to be very friendly. We are greatly encouraged to know that you had a...

Suffolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 November 2014

We visited the Avani in September this year and what an amazing hotel, the staff are all friendly and will do everything to make your stay a memorable one. We made some lovely friends and the tuk tuk driver Mark who took use to town and sightseeing was a very friendly and he can be found on the beach just...

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SLML_2, Manager at AVANI Kalutara Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience about your recent stay at AVANI Kalutara Resort. We are pleased to know that you thought our hotel was wonderful and amazing. It is also nice to know that you found our associates to be friendly, each meal to be fantastic and the rooms to be spacious and...

Turton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 November 2014

We stayed here for our honeymoon, staying for 11 nights. We were given a fresh fruit drink and a cold towel on arrival, very welcome after a long travel and the 30+ degree heat! Our room was ready early and we settled in quickly. We stayed on an all inclusive basis and I have to say it is the best...

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2Thank Seza3
SLML_2, Manager at AVANI Kalutara Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience about your recent stay at AVANI Kalutara Resort. We are delighted to know that you had an extremely relaxing stay and felt it was the best all inclusive stay you have had thus far. It is great to know that you found your room to be very comfortable and that you observed...

Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Reviewed 5 November 2014

Everything was amassing. We stay two week at hotel and we really like it. the reception stuff is very friendly and helpful. tanks a lot :). breakfast and dinner are amazing, very rich buffet. The room was very big and we have a lagoon view, and a big terrace. the hotel is on the beach, so, you can see the...

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SLML_2, Manager at AVANI Kalutara Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review about your recent stay at AVANI Kalutara Resort. We are delighted to know that you had an excellent stay with us. It is great to know that you felt our associates were very friendly and helpful. Our culinary team is pleased to know that you thought the...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2014

We visited Sri Lanka in November/December - the weather was nice. Storms late afternoon but usual for that time of year. Long drive from the airport to the hotel... but we received a lovely warm welcome with a drink at the ready. The hotel looked amazing on arrival and the staff really can't do enough for you. Tipping is the...

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SLML_2, Manager at AVANI Kalutara Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review about your stay at AVANI Kalutara Resort. We are glad to know that you enjoyed the tropical weather during your stay with us. We are glad to know that you thought our hotel looked amazing and that you found our staff to be very helpful. It is...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 November 2014

We were incredibly well looked after by the staff at the Avani. Our stay was made special by the stunning location of the hotel and a spotless room with great facilities (minibar, Wi-Fi, lovely en-suite shower room, safe) & a nice comfy bed. The food was really great - local and international available - I can't speak for the international,...

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SLML_2, Manager at AVANI Kalutara Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay at AVANI Kalutara Resort. We are pleased to know that you felt you were well looked after during your stay and that you appreciate the location at which our hotel is situated. It is great to know that you thought your room was spotless...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
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  • Spa
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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: ₹ 6,788 - ₹ 21,036 (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 Romantic Hotel in Kalutara
#2 Spa Hotel in Kalutara
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Kalutara
#2 Family 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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