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New Delhi
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We did not stay here but went there for lunch and sat at the Governer's cafe facing the pool. Its an amazing location and the colonial feel is really nice. We found the food and service to be fairly good as well. Had we known about this hotel when we made our reservations, we would most definitely have stayed here....

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

A Old hotel in Old english style with alot of Room! Good gym, Nice view, Beautiful pool and Good breakfast! Not so attending staff, except Hashimi H WHO helpef us alot and the bellboys! IT is a bit worn out! Have been marvelleous, but not longer! A great beach, a Good fish- restaurang

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Quaint little hotel that has a great deal of history behind it! Rooms in the "new" wing were spacious and clean. However, it showed visible signs of wear that have not not been rectified. Cracks in the floor tile, peeling wood laminates. Friends who got a room in the old wing requested a change of rooms due to how run...

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North of England
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here yet again this year for two nights, 23 and 24 December. On arrival I was given a room in the old wing and this was far from satisfactory. Old, outdated and a shower over bath. It didn’t have a “full ocean view” as was purchased in advance at a premium. Oddly enough I passed this by the...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

My girlfriend and I stayed one night here, the hotel entrance and location is very nice right on the ocean, the rooms however really need an upgrade, they are pretty dirty, beds are comfortable, however for the price we were let down by the quality of the rooms. This was recovered by the impressive breakfast the next morning which overlooks...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel has a private beach and amazing restaurant with a rotating menu throughout the day of srilankan n western cuisine, all freshly cooked. Would stay for the food. A charming train station is a stones throw away, making trips to the city n other areas of the country very convenient considering the traffic. Be in for an experience

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great High Tea Experience with lovely views from the Terrace along the coast. Excellent value for the High Tea with generous serves and friendly service. We were a large group and it was no problem to accommodate us

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MLHG-Management, General Manager at Mount Lavinia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you very much for taking time to review the Mount Lavinia Hotel. We are pleased that you enjoyed the services and the ambiance of The Terrace ,most sought after dining locations.It is indeed delighted to hear that you have enjoyed the British colonial style High Tea. We look forward to welcoming you back on your future...

Verona, Italy
Reviewed 1 week ago

The reception area is a little underwhelming and the hotel is a bit tired. The staff were attentive and cheery, food was ok, the breakfast in particular was good. We chose this hotel due to proximity to airport and it hit that spot.

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MLHG-Management, General Manager at Mount Lavinia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for taking your valuable time to give us your thoughts from your recent stay with us. We value all our guest feedback, especially those which leave room for improvement as we use it as a platform to create better guest experiences in the future. We hope to welcome you back soon. Thank you

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel was a bit of a disappointment. Although staff are friendly we were not given any information about the hotel when we checked in after our long journey: where was the restaurant? What time is breakfast served? Where are the bars? Pool? Are there shops? We were pointed in the general direction of our room and that was it....

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MLHG-Management, General Manager at Mount Lavinia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking your valuable time to give us your thoughts from your recent stay with us. We value all our guest feedback, especially those which leave room for improvement as we use it as a platform to create better guest experiences in the future. We take this opportunity to extend our sincere apologies for the...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this colonial heritage hotel. The dining area provides gorgeous view, overseeing the ocean. Breakfast buffet has a lot of selection, includes local Sri Lankan cuisine, Indian food, egg station, waffle station, Europe/western cuisine with salami, cheese, fresh bread and pastries, fruits and juices. The room is standard and big. It is a bit worn down, and could use some...

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Dear Valued Guest Thank you very much for taking time to review the Mount Lavinia Hotel. We are pleased that you enjoyed the services and the ambiance of our hotel and our very own chefs committed in providing a unique culinary experience for all our guests during their stay. We look forward to welcoming you back on your future visit....

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about Mount Lavinia Hotel

Address: 100 Hotel Road, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 10732, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
Price Range: $172 - $277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mount Lavinia Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 275
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“Ask for a room in the new block with a full ocean view”
  • Direct view from the room
  • Fantastic sunset from the room
 of 5 bubbles kevinjames, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The higher up the better views”
 of 5 bubbles markbD2344OI, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Request a quiet room away from the ballroom.”
 of 5 bubbles Chelesy, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“3 type of rooms: Colonial, Ocean view and Modern. Go for the ocean view room 018”
 of 5 bubbles TalParis, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“try for a front room facing the Mount Lavinia beachfront. Back rooms have to cope with the train that runs alongside the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles F2052FSpetert, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
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