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Mount Lavinia Home Stay

17/7 Off De Saram Road, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 10370, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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122 reviews 122 reviews
31 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

A friend & I were on a budget trip thru Sri Lanka in December 2010 and we chose this place from the Internet. What a catch.......! It's a 2 minute walk to everything - the beach, the store, the main road. And yet, it's situated in a quiet & peaceful neighbourhood. The owner Priyani is a lovely lady - no... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Our family of four from India stayed at the Homestay in last week and December 2013 and again in the first week of January 2014 while returning back from Sri Lanka. Originally we booked for our inward journey but the stay was so pleasant that we booked aging for our return journey back from Sri Lanka. The owner is a... More

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Ormskirk, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

The owner is lovely and willing to help you with things as much as she can. Clean rooms and spacious - enough for two people. Met other lovely backpackers there. Only thing was it didnt have a mosquito net so i was bitten alot on our first night but i have only been to one hostel in Sri Lanka that... More

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Peniche, Portugal
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19 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

I was there per 2 nights, very well located, close to everything, supermarket, restaurants, beach, train station. The room is ok, and the bathroom also, The onwer is very friendly and the place is clean.

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Pune, India
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Located very close to Mt Lavinia beach as well as Galle road, this is the perfect place to be if you`re on a budget/backpacking trip, but otherwise too. Priyani ma`am is a wonderful host, always providing information as and when required. Pro`s- 1. Kitchen where you can cook your own meals 2. A fantastic grocery store barely a couple of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Hi everyone, Iv been staying with Priyani on several occasions over the last 4 years. I can't begin to express the relief that such a wonderful accommodation option exists like this one. Colombo can be expensive and you don't always get value for money but at Mt Lavinia home stay you truly do! The Internet is great. The location is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

This hostel was clean and well priced with very friendly owner. It was in a good neighborhood, just on the outskirts of Colombo, and very close to beach, railway station, as well as main road with shops, groceries, and restaurants. Relaxed environment that I would definitely return to on my next visit.

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16 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

I stayed here with my partner twice in early July and early August for 4 nights in total. The en suite room cost 1700SR per night and had a fan (no A/C) and a shared TV and computer (reservation made through hostelbookers and by email). The owner was friendly and welcoming, and there was a tortoise, Otto, in the garden... More

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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

I booked this place over phone call and woman which booked our room was not very pleasant, just told me "come". After we came she just told us the price and nothing more. I expected more warm welcoming and offer of dinner as it was at other places. The room was average clean and smell quite bad, hadn't A/C and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013 via mobile

The information we got before travelling here was fantastic and we arrived here easily on public transport. Although two hours later than we said we were greeted with a smile and felt at home. The room was good, fridge was an excellent idea and there is no need for hot water (we've been in Sri Lanka for a week and... More

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Address: 17/7 Off De Saram Road, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 10370, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
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The House is situated 33 kilometeres away from the Colombo International airport. 10 kilometeres away from the Colombo City. 3 minutes walk to the beach, 3 minutes walk to the Restaurants, Hotels, Take away outlets, Pubs, Odel, Clothing Store, Super Markets, KFC, Places of Worship, Banks, Bus Stop, Taxi Stand, Railway Station. It is situated in a tourist resort and a good residential area. The Rooms are with Attached Bathrooms (No Hot Water) and Ceiling fans. The Rooms are furnished with two twin beds, table, two chairs, A rack to hang clothes, A cupboard, Fridge. There is a Common Pantry, A Dining Room, A Living area, A TV Room (satellite), Internet, Wifi Free in room, Hot water available in the Pantry, A Garden to Relax. Inclusive of electricity, water, Bed Sheets and Towels (once a week). ... more   less 
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