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Mount Lavinia

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Address: Colombo, Sri Lanka

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An unusual stay

Lots of history here, we stayed for the first night in Sri Lanka before leaving for a tour; a very nice restaurant with great views and a large bedroom, coupled with the sense of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Reigate, England
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Mount Lavinia beach is the most scenic & crowded beach in Sri Lanka. It has a wide & long strip with lots of restaurants with bars along the beach.Sunday means It will be full of local people. If you are sea food lover don't missed out this beach & Grand arrangements in the night with lots of lighting works. Why... More 

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Reigate, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Lots of history here, we stayed for the first night in Sri Lanka before leaving for a tour; a very nice restaurant with great views and a large bedroom, coupled with the sense of colonial history.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Along the Mt. Lavinia beach you will find plenty of places to enjoy sea food in different types of cuisine. The beach is safe to hang around and enjoy the salty sea breeze and sea waves.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I stayed there for 1 week. The service was amazing and the facilities around the hotel was amazing. First class food and rooms. They had a private beach and the service on the beach was good.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The food is normal not so good and staffs are not at all friendly, the location is good but the services are poor and needs to be improved

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The pool area restaurant has one of the most idyllic settings for any meal, with a panoramic view of Colombo beach area and the waves breaking below.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Great place to have few drinks with friends. Reasonable food and drinks served in beach house cabanas. Start before sun goes down around 5 pm you will enjoy.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Nice and peaceful small town. Width many eateries and guesthouses around this area. The beaches is not white powder sands but rather brown sands. You can get to the beaches through different roads. Very crowded during weekend. However you can enter through Mt Lavinia Hotel to a very private and clean beach. Enjoy!

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Stayed in April for 4 nights. Lovely view of the beach and sea in a very charismatic building. Highlights were the food especially the fishermans cove. Staff and food there were quite outstanding. The fish was amazing and so good that for the first time ever I ate there every night and did not try anywhere else. Never have I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

If you like heritage style properties and classic beachside style, this is your place. Nice seaside eateries as well and incredible ocean roar. Enjoy!

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Address: Address: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Colombo

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