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St Andrews, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Arrived early morning reception staff pleasant. Porters took bags to room. Bed two singles but within minutes a member of staff came and remade it into king-size. Room had a great view from private balcony over the sea. Room was good size and bathroom nice. Breakfast was buffet with plenty to select from. Food tasty. Most of staff pleasant. The...

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Pulborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A superb Hotel with vet friendly staff, great food, private beach, during owner stay we experienced a tropical storm which did damage to the hotel bar & reception, the staff worked through the night to repair the damage, the next morning when we went down for breakfast, the hotel looked brand new again, fantastic effort by all involved, we had...

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Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not the fanciest or most modern hotel in Colombo but what history, what ambience. Stay in the old wing and fall asleep to the sound of waves crashing on the cliff below. Extremely friendly and responsive staff and the breakfast buffet is to die for. An amazing smorgasboard of delights. Make sure you sample the various sri lankan menu options...

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Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel rates very high , with regard to service, grandure, & friendly very efficient staff. 15 minutes from Colombo city, This very grand , very old hotel has been maintained in a very opulant and original [ decore ] manner. the surrounding suburbs are a bit untidy , which is no reflection on the cleanliness of this grand old...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Mt Lavinia Hotel in Colombo Sri Lanka from 28 December 2016 to the 10 January 2017 and occupied Suite 117 and 541. I travelled with my daughter and her family which included two children one 6 months and the other 3.5 years. The staff, food, location would be best described as awesome. Mr Cassim the general...

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Yateley, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We did not stay here but if you book a Sunday buffet lunch for 3,100 rupees you can use the pool and sun loungers. It give a pleasant view over the bay from the pool deck with the train track near by.

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great location, friendly staff, excellent buffet breakfast and dinner, true Sri Lankan food experience with variety of food selections . Our stay was 4 nights in 2 ground floor Ocean view rooms with teenagers. Wi-Fi was awesome.

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New Delhi
Reviewed 5 days ago 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 5 days ago 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 6 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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Minibar
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Laundry Service
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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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: $169 - $261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mount Lavinia Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 275
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“Stay Here!”
 of 5 bubbles Richmarson, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Try the historic old wing.”
 of 5 bubbles BJB2013, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“water views are stunning , especially at sun down , and nice and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles davidsP2704BA, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“If you can afford it suite 117 and suite 541 are excellent that is if you like great ocean views and privacy”
 of 5 bubbles 919rodney, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room in the new block with a full ocean view”
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 of 5 bubbles kevinjames, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
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