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“Visit to Mt Laviniya beach” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Mount Lavinia

Mount Lavinia
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #4 of 45 Attractions in Colombo
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Colombo
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Visit to Mt Laviniya beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

grand for synny evening. relax on sandy beach & have your supper/dinner in beach side resturant or in star class hotel as you wish.
just 4-5 KM from city limit.
Ideal location for holiday travellers as ample hotel/guest house facilities available in the area.

Visited February 2013
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Colombo
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“A most beautiful building!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This hotel was the British Governor's residence prior to independence and is now a lovely hotel. It is situated a little outside Colombo but well worth the additional distance. The beach is beautiful and the scenery stunning. The hotel facilities are excellent and the food is very good. The Afternoon tea is of particular mention! The staff are friendly and very helpful. Non residents can purchase a 'pool' ticket and spend the day beside the lovely swimming pool.

Visited March 2013
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“Place of beach hotels”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

One of the best Srilankan beaches and having lot of flagship beach hotels. I have been in Mt Laviniya beach three times. One I gave a big cocktail party for my orthopaedic unit. It was amazing experience. There are lots of cabins and cottages you can reserve for cheap rates for parties. Nice place to visit.

Visited August 2013
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“Not much to do”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

If you like to sit back on the beach or at a beach bar and relax you may love it, but I prefer to be active and there wasn't much to see or do here. I went for a walk along the beach and ended up back at the Mount Lavinia Hotel for lunch before heading back into the centre of Colombo.

Visited March 2013
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“Food is good by the beach”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

The hotel looks very pretty though never stayed here . Was there for a meal with srilankan friends . It's got good view and food is decent.

Visited December 2012
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