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Mount Lavinia Hotel

100 Hotel Road, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 10732, Sri Lanka
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We only stayed for one night as this was our first day in Sri Lanka. The hotel is colonial style and situated right by the beach. Not much else nearby. There is also a railway line right next to it but the noise was barely audible. Our large room was on the 5th floor and overlooked the ocean. It was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We started our three week adventure at the Mount Lavinia Hotel. The warmth of the welcome set the standard for the next 6 hotels all of which were lovely but this one was special. It is unique. Some may find it tired but perhaps they have not grasped the magic. The location s superb. We were lucky and our balcony... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wonderfully calm, being just by the sea. I had a sea facing room and it was bliss! My room was cleaned by Sameera, who was great. The food was excellent and plentiful - huge choice at breakfast, including Sri Lankan and western food. I've been here a week and leave tomorrow. I first stayed here 15 years ago, when it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Tours of Sri Lanka can be tiring, whether they be one week long or even three weeks. There is a lot to see and relaxation is often not the order of the day with so many places to see and safaris starting at 0600. Before leaving therefore it is advisable to take a breather or you may find that you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I spent 3 nights at the Mount Lavinia, after a week's long tour around the island. I wasnt disappointed. I was on my own but it didnt matter at all. The staff made me so welcome, and everyone had a smile and a "good morning". I had lunch in the main restaurant where you could go a la carte or... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Mixed feelings about this hotel. Breakfast range was very very good but the people behind the hot stations were clueless and looked lost. A group of us waiting for waffles saw him burn 2 waffles and a pancake. Pool area is lovely with a very nice view. Loved it and perhaps this area plus the breakfast range is its saving... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We wanted to exp this colonial hotel and we had booked deluxe sea view rooms which were spacious with a stunning view of the ocean. The bed was comfortable and room was neat and clean. The food served with buffet had a very good spread with Srilankan delicacy and ala carte menu is very good. Staff was courteous and helpful.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for a little R&R for 5 nights, the hotel is quite nice but the room is small, we booked the ocean view room (344). I'm not also pleased with the cleanliness of the room the carpet is quite dusty and we always have to call housekeeping to remind them to make up our room, also there is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

it's amazing , the rooms were huge, over looking the sea, the food was sensational, they even had coffee brûlée,which was mega wicked!!self service, so you could go back again, again and again!if you go go all incluzive if you can, as its a bit out of the way, and they'll give u a packed lunch if your going sightseeing!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I wanted to stay at Mount Lavinia because of its colonial history and I wasn't disappointed. Initially there was a mix up over dates but this was handled very diplomatically and we got a nice room. There are currently building works and this did upset a lot of guests who were complaining but this didn't bother us. We were in... More 

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