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Mount Lavinia Hotel

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100 Hotel Road, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 10732, Sri Lanka
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We got married at Mt Lavinia in January 2009 and were so excited to bring our 2 daughters back here to show them the magic. We had lunch on the pool deck while the girls swam in the pool. Next thing a jazz band setup and stayed playing next to the pool - the atmosphere and music was amazing. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a hotel worth a visit even as a non-resident. Full of historical character the communal areas,restaurant,rooms and surrounds exude the grace of previous times. However, the facilities are excellent and my room was spacious and comfortable the ensuite also. The food is everything you would expect in a high class establishment with extensive buffets of colour and flavour.... More 

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Galle, Sri Lanka
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were looking forward to our stay at this historical, colonial hotel, but we're rather disappointed. It is tired and the rooms are pretty shabby. It's still living on its heritage and former reputation but the rooms are in dire need of refurbishment. Upon arrival it was chaotic in reception and we had to wait a long time to check... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our 2 night stay here. The food was excellent, the breakfast in particular was an amazing spread, with freshly cooked local or international dishes. The hotel gardens and grounds going down to the private beach were really beautiful and we had a lovely walk along the beach to the Turtle Sanctuary, which is just set back from... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I book this hotel for my First day of honeymoon and checking was smooth and FO staff and was very professional, also the Door mans and bell man I don't remember the names to mention. Before I open the room I was expecting that there is some WOOOW deco, but sorry to say I found only some Balloons on the... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a wonderful hotel in a beautiful location. We enjoyed everything about our stay from the fabulous view to the wonderful food. Please try the seafood restaurant on the beach which made our holiday extra special. The staff couldn't be better. There is not a single negative about this hotel.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lucky for us we only spent one night here. The facade of the building is lovely and for most part so are the common areas, as long as you don't look to closely. We had a room on the fifth floor with duel aspect windows and two balconies, one overlooking the sea and the other a very ugly building site... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My 6th stay here and as usual, all was perfect. The staff are really friendly, amenities are wonderful, food and restaurant excellent and service exceptional. The rooms are really spacious and many offer great views over the ocean. A little south of Colombo city centre but a great place to start a tour if your next stop is Galle. Thanks... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Sri Lanka on holiday and some friends decided to have high tea at Mount Lavina Hotel. I was so unhappy with the spread, it was nothing special and there was hardly nothing on the spread. We didn't eat most of it. Also the waiting time was unacceptable it took 1 hour to have the food brought out... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It wasn't as far from the city as we had heard. The property is a dated & charming and has interesting romantic history to it. Takes you back in time by its appearance. South Wing and West facing rooms have a Sea View and balcony opening to the Sea. Views are great from Sea facing rooms. Bar by the Pool... More 

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