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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“private beach”(249 reviews)
“colonial hotel”(99 reviews)
“seafood cove”(96 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
4 Star accommodation
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Special Rate: Free room upgrade
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Special Rate: Free room upgrade
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

An amazing hotel steeped in history. Colonial building, private beach, fantastic ocean views & great food. The staff are excellent & make you feel so welcome. My children adored it too. Will definitely be coming back!)

Thank Nandini R
Hotel's Favorite
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Excellent service and food, attentive and friendly throughout our stay. As this was a special present for my mother's seventieth it was important to get the right place. There were several parties present on each of our nights, and the hotel is large enough to...More

2  Thank George A
Response from MLHGroup, Public Relations Manager at Mount Lavinia HotelResponded 16 February 2018

Dear Valued Guest We are delighted to read your review and thank you for taking the time to write such an excellent feedback regarding your recent experience with us. It is the biggest reward for all our efforts towards creating memories for our guests. We...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of the best breakfast deals and an amazing spread, wonderfully prepared for locals as well as foreigners. Scrumptious!!! Tiddy at the restaurant entrance, is very obliging and courteous and helpful real Srilankan warmth. Great place to be and visit.More

Thank shehans77
Response from MLHGroup, Public Relations Manager at Mount Lavinia HotelResponded yesterday

Dear Valued Guest We are delighted to read your review, thank you for taking the time to write such an excellent feedback. It is the biggest reward for all our efforts towards creating memories for our guests. We appreciate your generous compliments on our friendly...More

Reviewed yesterday

This was our second visit to Mount Lavinia. It had been 7 years since we were there and staying in the new build. It has a lot of British history. It is located about 1 hour from the main airport, it takes longer to get...More

Thank MaryKateNI19
Response from MLHGroup, Public Relations Manager at Mount Lavinia HotelResponded yesterday

Dear Valued Guest We are delighted to read your review, thank you for taking the time to write such an excellent feedback. It is the biggest reward for all our efforts towards creating memories for our guests. We appreciate your generous compliments on our friendly...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Mount Lavinia was the choice of hotel for my 6th Sri Lankan visit. It has an impressive colonial feel as you pull into the fountained courtyard. Room was tired and in need of some serious updating. The phone was broken so replaced. Then broke again....More

Thank Gayle A
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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Business Center with Internet Access
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$106 - US$167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$106 - US$167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
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cathyhammonds
9 August 2018|
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Response from jarthurMelbourne | Reviewed this property |
Hi I reckon the Ocean View King rooms are the best - they are on the south side of the Hotel but the Colonial Rooms on the north side are lovely too !
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peterunderhill34
12 February 2018|
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Response from alina w |
Contact Asya Tours Sri Lanka, they offer 30 $
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Dolly P
11 December 2017|
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Response from Shona A | Reviewed this property |
It has tea making stuff in the rooms and we brought our own beach towels, although Im sure they would lend you some towels if you needed.
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Room Tips
"Try to get one near the beach to hear the crashing waves Get a dexux room for special occasions"
MaryKateNI19
2 million years ago
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"Great views of the Indian Ocean. Most rooms are sea-facing."
svenkatn2016
2 million years ago
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"we were told there are rooms with the view with the beach front."
joecY7076YU
2 million years ago
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"Sea facing!"
Swagata_Basak
2 million years ago
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