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

Valet parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

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

Welcome drink

Snack bar

Picnic area/ Tables

Shuttle

Airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Overview

Mount Lavinia Hotel is a 4-star property situated about 2.8 km from Gangaramaya, Dehiwala Zoo and Colombo National Museum. Since 1806 the hotel has been offering accommodation in a 5-story building with colonial architecture and furnishings.

The hotel puts guests near secluded beaches. The property is set within 2 km distance from the city center.

Mount Lavinia Hotel offers a stunning view to its guests.

Mount Lavinia Railway train station is a 5-minute walk away. Mount Lavinia Hotel is 40 minutes’ drive away from Bandaranayake airport.

Rooms

The property comprises of modern rooms appointed with an in-room safe, individual climate control, a private balcony, coffee/tea makers and IDD telephone. The rooms look on to the sea. The guestrooms offer a Colonial interior and parquet floor.

Eat & Drink

Residents can sample special meals of vegetarian cuisine at the onsite restaurant. Guests can dine at La Rambla and Governor's Restaurant located within a 5-minute walk of the property.

Services

Business travelers can make use of conference equipment, a banquet hall and a copier offered on site.

Relax

Beach facilities at Mount Lavinia Hotel include a bar, outdoor chaise lounges and towels. Active guests will benefit from a gym and a fitness center available on the premises.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible at a location nearby.

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

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • VIP check-in/ -out
  • Late check-in
  • 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
  • Private beach
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Beauty salon
  • Fireplace
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

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

Services

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

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

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

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Children's pool
  • Children's play area
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Beach chairs
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Live entertainment
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Television in lobby
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Back massage
  • Reflex massage
  • Head massage
  • Full body massage
  • Foot massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Ocean view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Living room
  • Separate sitting 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
  • Towels
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries
  • Toilet

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of USD 25 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

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
    1.1 mi
Airports
  • Bandaranayake (CMB)
    24.1 mi
Train Stations
  • Mount Lavinia Railway Station
    700 ft
  • Ratmalana Railway Station
    1.2 mi
Restaurants
  • Buba
    1400 ft
  • La Rambla
    1800 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    275

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Rooms and availability

Colonial Wing Room
Size: 205 sq. feet
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Colonial Room
Bed type: Double bed
Size: 205 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
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Standard|Standard Double Colonial

Room facilities
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    Standard Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or King-size bed or Twin beds or Twin beds
    Size: 230 sq. feet
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    • Shower
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    Standard|Direct Ocean View - Double or Twin

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      Triple Room
      Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
      Size: 230 sq. feet
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        Deluxe Double Room
        Bed type: Double bed
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        Deluxe|Deluxe Room Ocean View - Breakfast included

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          How to reach hotel

          hotel Mount Lavinia Hotel - Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia location
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          Hotel Address:

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

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
            1.1 mi
          Airports
          • Bandaranayake (CMB)
            24.1 mi
          Train Stations
          • Mount Lavinia Railway Station
            700 ft
          • Ratmalana Railway Station
            1.2 mi
          Restaurants
          • Buba
            1400 ft
          • La Rambla
            1800 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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          Mount Lavinia Hotel Location

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          What's nearby

          Popular areas

          • City Center - 1.0 mi

          Train stations

          • Mount Lavinia Railway Station - 400 ft
          • Dehiwala Railway Station - 1.2 mi
          • Ratmalana Railway Station - 1.2 mi

          Monuments and Landmarks

          • Mount Lavinia Bus Stand - 1700 ft

          Local attractions

          • Isipathanaramaya Buddhist Temple - 3.8 mi
            Isipathanara Road, Colombo
          • Gem Museum - 5.4 mi
            43 Ananda Coomaraswamy Mw (Green Path), Colombo
          • Gangaramaya - 5.8 mi
            61 Sri Jinaratana Road, Colombo
          • Colombo National Museum - 5.2 mi
            Albert Crescent, Colombo
          • Zoological Gardens - 5.5 mi
            Anagarika Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo

          Restaurants nearby

          • Buba - 1400 ft

            Address: 42/11, Vihara Rd
            Phone: 2732 190

            55% likes this, based on 47 reviews

          • Governor's Restaurant - 1800 ft

            Address: Mount Lavinia Hotel

            65% likes this, based on 55 reviews
            Cuisine: English

          • Charcoal - 1800 ft

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

            80% likes this, based on 29 reviews

          • La Rambla - 1800 ft

            Address: 69 Hotel Road
            Phone: 112725403

            78% likes this, based on 91 reviews

          • The Angler - 1800 ft

            Address: 71 Hotel Road
            Phone: 011 2716626

            65% likes this, based on 40 reviews
            Cuisine: European, International, Chinese, Sri Lankan

          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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          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:

          Location
          7.0
          Value
          8.3
          Service
          9.0
          Rooms
          9.0

          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

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Mount Lavinia Hotel - Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

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

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
            1.1 mi
          Airports
          • Bandaranayake (CMB)
            24.1 mi
          Train Stations
          • Mount Lavinia Railway Station
            700 ft
          • Ratmalana Railway Station
            1.2 mi
          Restaurants
          • Buba
            1400 ft
          • La Rambla
            1800 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

          Use Badge