Mount Lavinia Hotel - Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia

100 Hotel Road, Mount Lavinia, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka, 10732  show map
 4 stars
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Mount Lavinia Hotel - Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Off-site parking

Luggage storage

Luggage storage

Locker room

24-hour

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

24-hour business center

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Snack bar

Shuttle

Airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Overview

Mount Lavinia Hotel is a 4-star accommodation within 2.7 km of National Zoological Gardens of Sri Lanka. Featuring modern architecture, the hotel occupies a 5-story building opened in 1806.

Mount Lavinia Hotel is set a few minutes walk from the tropical local beach. The city center lies within 2 km from the venue.

Quick access to pubs and restaurants is provided.

Mount Lavinia Railway train station is nearby. Due to its location 40 km from Bandaranayake airport, it will take about 45 minutes' drive to get there.

Rooms

There are 275 guestrooms featuring colonial king room, king room and colonial room equipped with individual climate control, a mini bar, a private balcony, a dressing room and a wardrobe. Many guestrooms offer views of the Indian Ocean. Guests can also use a dishwasher, a toaster and glassware.

Eat & Drink

Vegetarian meals are served at the restaurant. Serving an array of dishes, La Rambla and Governor's Restaurant are 450 meters away.

Services

The hotel offers cars for rent to explore the local sites.

Relax

Guests will appreciate karaoke and live performances organized at the hotel. Such fitness options as a gym, yoga classes and a fitness club are available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible at a location nearby for free.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   275.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Off-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • VIP check-in/ -out
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Locker room
  • Private beach
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Beauty salon
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Tennis
  • Golf course
  • Billiards/ Pool tables
  • Darts
  • Table tennis
  • Squash

Services

  • Paid city shuttle
  • Airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Medical facilities service
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Beach bar
  • Snack bar
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Board games
  • DVDs/ Videos for children
  • Children's menu
  • Children's pool
  • Children's play area
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Karaoke
  • Live entertainment
  • Night club
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Television in lobby
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Library

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view
  • Ocean view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • VIP room facilities
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Living room
  • Separate sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • Chaise lounges
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Queen bed
  • Double bed
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer on request
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries
  • Toilet

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 2 years
Existing bedding FREE
Crib FREE
Children above
2 years or adults
Extra bed USD 25
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

100 Hotel Road, Mount Lavinia, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka, 10732

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City Center
  • Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
    1.0 mi
Airports
  • Bandaranayake (CMB)
    24.0 mi
Train Stations
  • Mount Lavinia Railway Station
    1400 ft
  • Dehiwala Railway Station
    1.2 mi
Restaurants
  • La Rambla
    1400 ft
  • Governor's Restaurant (cuisine: English)
    1400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    275

Hotel Awards

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Rooms and availability

Colonial Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

Standard|Colonial Room Double Non refundable

Colonial King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

  • Check Prices
Room Description:

Standard|Colonial King

Guest Room
Ocean view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 2 Single beds

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Room Description:

Double or Twin OCEAN VIEW. BED & BREAKFAST. Non refundable

King Room
Ocean view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

Standard|Direct Ocean View King

Standard Triple Room
Ocean view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Room Description:

Standard|Standard Triple Ocean View

Deluxe Double Room
Ocean view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Deluxe Room Ocean View. BED & BREAKFAST. Standard rate

Mount Lavinia Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center5000 ft

Train stations

  • Mount Lavinia Railway Station1000 ft
  • Dehiwala Railway Station1.1 mi
  • Ratmalana Railway Station1.2 mi

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Mount Lavinia Bus Stand1700 ft

Local attractions

  • Isipathanaramaya Buddhist Temple3.7 mi
    Isipathanara Road
  • Sri Lanka Gem & Jewellery Exchange4.8 mi
    310 Galle Road Echelon Square,Colombo 1,Sri Lanka
  • Colombo National Museum5.2 mi
    Albert Crescent
  • Barefoot4.3 mi
    704 Galle Road
  • Lakpahana4.9 mi
    14, Reid Avenue Colomb0 7

Restaurants nearby

  • La Rambla1400 ft

    Address: 69 Hotel Road
    Phone: 112725403

    75% likes this, based on 82 reviews

  • The Angler1400 ft

    Address: 71 Hotel Road
    Phone: 011 2716626

    75% likes this, based on 50 reviews
    Cuisine: European, International, Chinese, Sri Lankan

  • LOON TAO1900 ft

    Address: 43/12, College Avenue,
    Phone: (011) 2 722 723

    70% likes this, based on 115 reviews
    Cuisine: Chinese, Szechuan, Shanghai
    Price Range: USD 5 - USD 50

  • Governor's Restaurant1400 ft

    Address: Mount Lavinia Hotel

    58% likes this, based on 54 reviews
    Cuisine: English

  • Charcoal1400 ft

    Address: 75 Hotel Road
    Phone: (011) 271 5717

    75% likes this, based on 19 reviews

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    275

Hotel Awards

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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in Sri Lanka

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Mount Lavinia Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Mount Lavinia Hotel

Average guest rating

8.2out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 103 reviews

Rating by category:

Service
9.0
Rooms
9.0
Location
7.0
Value
8.3

Guest reviews

  • Couple
    10.0

    When the hotel manager heart of us that we are coming for honeymoon He upgrad the room for the same rate. It's very nice hotel

  • Couple
    10.0

    Everyhting was perfect. I selected the hotel for my birthday while on holiday in Sri Lanka. The hotel provides excellent buffet food, western and Sri Lankan cuisines. The service is excellent - and the staff is friendly and helpful. We paid for a half day visit of Colombo organised by the Travel Desk of the hotel. The driver was really good and an excellent guide. The room had a sea view and an excellent bed. We had a few electrical problems in the room but it was sorted out at the end by a team of electrician who were not only friendly but very professional. The hotel is away from the city of Colombo so it is quiet and in a very nice location. There is an atmosphere in the old building - a step back in the past. I really enjoyed my stay there. Nadia from Paris / Vernon, France

    The hotel driver who drove us to the airport did not speak English and had very poor driving abilities. It took us one hour and a half instead of the one hour as the Travel desk lady mentioned.

  • Older travelers
    6.6

    There lepers in the room, and staff says this is normal it doesn't matter !!

  • Single
    10.0

    Everything was very nice.

    The music noise late into the night.

  • Single
    6.0

    Location, great ocean view.

    Small insects in my bed. This place is in need of refurbishing, as it is run down. Many staff milling about, but few are eager to serve.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    One of the word's classic colonial luxury hotels with a long history.. Prices are very reasonable for such high standards. The chef is internationally acclaimed. Good atmosphere.

    There was a lot of on-the-job training with staff trainees who undertandably could not answer straightforward questions. Few experienced staff were present at the check-in desk. The hotel, being to the south of Colombo, makes for a long journey to the airport north of the city.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    old colonial style hotel first stayed there 34 years ago and the high standard of service is still tops.

    Could do with a slight tart up.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    The staff at the Mount Lavinia were excellent. Both friendly and professional and if you had any issues they were addressed immediately. I have stayed in 100's of hotels for both business and pleasure all over the world and the staff are of the highest calibre.

    To be fair it's looking a little tired and thats also reflected in the quality of linen and bedding. However that said everything worked. Breakfast is a little chaotic although the choice was extensive.

  • Single
    10.0

    The hotel was well above standard it was set of a cliff top but no hills easy to walk in and out, it was well maintained through out, everyone was polite, food was very good and a good range to pick from,

    there was nothing i did not like

  • Single
    7.4

    Once I had occupied the room that I had booked (see below) everything was fine. Very pleasant hotel, wonderful views although the frequency and noise of trains was disturbing, and the personal touch from all of the staff was excellent.

    I booked a room with a direct ocean view through Booked.net and also added a note that I wished to know about airport pickup as my arrival time was midnight. After 3 days I had received nothing but on calling the hotel 2 hours before my flight I was told to email my request direct and I had a response almost immediately confirming the pickup. On arrival at the airport, all was good and my transfer went well. However, on gaining access to my room (511) at 1.30 in the morning I noticed that it was not ocean facing but, as I later found out, facing the railway. I called reception and was told that the hotel was full and that was all that was available, however they would change my room in the morning. Tried to sleep but the air conditioning was freezing and I could find no way to adjust it, so another call to reception and 30 minutes later a member of staff arrived, moved the bed and indicated the controls behind the headboard, how ridiculous! By now the time is around 3.00am! And then at 7am or thereabouts, the trains started. Bearing in mind that I had been travelling (changing time zone from Malaysia) and then subjected to disturbances when I have meetings to attend to in the morning you can understand that I was getting angry. I took an early breakfast (couldn't sleep) and after I complained further, I was eventually moved to the ground floor (room 008). My point is the lack of concern or consideration for a person arriving in the middle of the night, tired and his room booked and confirmed but not available probably due to another guest complaining and considered on a first come first served basis (my room card for 511 had another name Ms Khan crossed out and replaced with mine), and placed in a room knowing full well that the chance of reclaiming any sleep was zero. I chose this hotel because it afforded me time to relax on arrival with the website painting a glorious picture of my surroundings, what I actually got was nothing like that at all!

  • Couple
    10.0

    Our favourite hotel in Sri Lanka. The attention to detail in this hotel and the customer service is first class. We spent 4 nights of our honeymoon here. The beach and pool are fantastic very relaxing. The Govenors restaurant and Seafood restaurant are both excellent! We visited the CoCo Spa twice and each time it was fantastic!

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    Excellent hotel with a great view of the Ocean from the room and can hear the waves lashing on the rocks. Good service and delicious food

    Restaurant dress code of formal....!!! no slippers/shorts etc....this is a beach hotel....

  • Group of friends
    7.0

    Excellent location, a bit far out from the city but amazing place.

    They have to work a bit on their customer service. I had to call twice for anything i requested from room service.

  • Couple
    8.2

    Hotel staff was very friendly and attentive. Territory and room were clean. Restaurants provides variety of delicious food.

    My first impression was negative because the hotel building is very old and definitely require renovation but it was compensated by the friendly attitude of hotel staff.

  • Single
    10.0

    I loved everything!!! They let me check in extremely early (about 6am instead of the usual (?) 11am). The location is perfect - right on the beach. The Hotel is extremely well run with plenty of staff but they are not annoying or overbearing. The food was delicious, the rooms were great, the taxi drivers were pleasant and very helpful, cleanliness of the entire Hotel was perfect, the number of restuarants and variety of food was great, pool is good and I'm sure there is more I cant think of now to compliment.

    There is not one minor issue I could mention. Everything was perfect

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Hotel Address:

100 Hotel Road, Mount Lavinia, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka, 10732

Get directions
City Center
  • Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
    1.0 mi
Airports
  • Bandaranayake (CMB)
    24.0 mi
Train Stations
  • Mount Lavinia Railway Station
    1400 ft
  • Dehiwala Railway Station
    1.2 mi
Restaurants
  • La Rambla
    1400 ft
  • Governor's Restaurant (cuisine: English)
    1400 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    275

Hotel Awards

Sri LankanHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedDehiwala-Mount LaviniaMount Lavinia Hotel

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in Sri Lanka

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