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Address: Colombo, Sri Lanka

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very nice place

Thats a wonderful place with all kind of activities the a tourist would like to see. the location is enchanting with a colonial touch . and restaurants have an international... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

Thats a wonderful place with all kind of activities the a tourist would like to see. the location is enchanting with a colonial touch . and restaurants have an international standards.

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Oldenburg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Spend the day on the nice beach and in the evening take a seat in one of the restaurants to enjoy the sunset.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

If you are in Colombo, you must visit Mount Lavinia. The beach is clean and well maintained and the restaurants around the beach serves some really good food.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

you can have bath in the clean water and enjoy. coffee shop and bar is available to keep you energetic

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31 reviews 31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Hands down, Mount Lavinia is one of those places for me where I wish I could live in and work. It's just perfect. Everything you would want in life is so close!

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Switzerland
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

lovely long beach miles of golden sand in both directions from the Mt Lavina hotel. Makes for a refreshing morning walk, Do go and visit the turtle Sanctuary about 500mts from the hotel south side they do a wonderful job looking after the eggs and injured turtles costs a donation to their work well worth the small amount

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

So the only thing stopping this from getting 5 stars is that rooms just arent quite there. They are clean and nice but not grand enough perhaps. I loved the hotel and the look, the feel, the service. I love the old grandeur and the history that came out of it. The food was great but not exceptional and I... More 

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Greater Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Good food great spot on the beach do not go to the Golden mile beach full of rubbish be careful dipping into the sea at the hotel strong currant and can be rough.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

beautiful beach, Mount Lavinia hotel wonderful for food, easy to reach by train from Colombo, and felt like we had stepped back in time

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Just stopped here for lunch outside on the veranda and it was very nice. A nice place to have a cocktail with a great view of the ocean and coastline of Colombo.

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