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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful hotel. Sensational views. Not great for those with walking problems due to steps leading to different levels. Hotel itself simple but very effective with a fantastic wifi connection.
Food very good and a place where u can order fish and chips, spaghetti bolognaise or cheesecake or black forest gateaux . Tequila sunrise cocktails are the best I've had. Lots of activities and amenities . Super friendly staff and great efficiency X definitely worth a visit. The sunset over Bentota beach is second to none.

Date of stay: January 2016
Trip type: Travelled with family
1  Thank bernadetteantoine
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Asela K, General Manager at EKHO Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2016

Dear Valued Guest,

Greetings from The Surf Hotel - Bentota.

Thank you very much for the review. its a pleasure to note that you have enjoyed the fantastic wifi, food, cocktails activities, amenities and the super friendly staff.
and the sunset of Bentota.

Looking forward to welcome you again at The Surf hotel. Take care and good luck.

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Reviewed 25 August 2016

The surf no doubt is wonderfully located especially if you take the room which faces the beach, but that's the only good thing I found in this hotel.
The staff at the reception were very king but the room service was extremely slow and terrible or rather the service in general was extremely slow. It seemed that they were short staffed hence whatever we asked for would take ages to come and only after making repeated calls. The staff except those at the reception weren't very kind and usually we got rather curt replies whenever we asked for anything.
The bathrooms were very bad and always stinking. The food was decent but nothing great.
To conclude, stay in this hotel only for the view (which I'm sure mostly all hotels in Bentota have) but apart from that there is nothing exceptionally brilliant about this place.

Date of stay: August 2016
  • Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Thank AashnaDesai94
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Asela K, General Manager at EKHO Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2016

Dear Valued Guest,

Greetings from The Surf Hotel - Bentota.

Thank you for the review. Its a pleasure to note that you have enjoyed beach facing rooms, the kind staff all the other contents of the review is noted and will be cascaded to relevant departments.

Looking forward to welcome you again.

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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Oh how we loved this hotel. Wasn't flashy and up market. Had a slight motel feel about it. Rooms were excellent. Great decor. All rooms have sea view.and what a view. 2 story building walk out onto the lawn straight into the beach. Lovely and clean. Staff great. Breakfast plentiful. Spa a little over priced. Night life..nothing really to do. We totally relaxed. Railway close by but..it was more romantic than annoying. Love the surf

Date of stay: September 2015
Trip type: Travelled with family
Thank sarahmac66
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Asela K, General Manager at EKHO Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2016

Dear Valued Guest,

Greetings from The Surf Hotel - Bentota.

Thank you for the review. Its a pleasure to note that you have enjoyed the rooms, decor, the lovely sea view, lovely clean beach, great staff and the plentiful breakfast.

Looking forward to welcoming you again. Take care and good luck.

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Reviewed 24 August 2016

a must visit place. service , food and stay was very comfortable. easy access to beach and swimming pools added to our enjoyment. the trains may disturb u initially but it makes the place much more approachable for short walking trips around.

Room tip: sea view in all rooms . ground floor may be preferred.
Date of stay: February 2016
  • Trip type: Travelled with friends
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2  Thank LudhianaGreat9
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Asela K, General Manager at EKHO Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2016

Dear Valued Guest,

Greetings from The Surf Hotel - Bentota.

Thank you for the review. its a pleasure to note that you have enjoyed the place, service, comfortable stay, easy accessible beach and the pools.

Looking forward to welcome you again at The Surf Hotel.

Take care and good luck.

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

One of the best resorts I stayed in, in Sri Lanka. Comfortable rooms, great swimming pool and awesome private beach. One of the great things was its terrace which was facing the beach. Would totally recommend.

Date of stay: August 2016
  • Trip type: Travelled with family
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Thank hibamueen
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Asela K, General Manager at EKHO Surf, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2016

Dear Valued Guest,

Greetings from The Surf Hotel - Bentota

Thank you very much for the lovely review. Its a pleasure to note that you have enjoyed the comfortable rooms, great pools, awesome beach and the terrace.

Thank you once again for recommending us and looking forward to welcome you again.

Take care and good luck.

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