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Mount Lavinia

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Address: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: 94112739610
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Lovely colonial hotel

Good place to stay or meet up with friends. Spent afternoon by the pool. Nice lunch. Good friendly service

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Eileen C
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Beruwala, Sri Lanka
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Beruwala, Sri Lanka
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Good place to stay or meet up with friends. Spent afternoon by the pool. Nice lunch. Good friendly service

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Thank Eileen C
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went for a walk along this beach and found that although it can get a bit crowded on the weekends it's still a pleasant place to visit. There are many restaurants lining it and the water is great for wading in. However, I don't think this is a good beach for swimming as the sea can get quite rough in... More 

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Thank ranjala w
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This beach is a must go. It's very neat and clean. The place is very quiet. The cool sea breeze is blowing. Definite go to page

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Thank Anirudh L
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent a night at The Mount Lavinia Hotel in May 2015. It was really an amazing experience. The view was mind blowing. we enjoyed probably the best buffet in Island. Their laundry service too very efficient and economical

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Thank SudarsK
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Mount Lavinia Hotel is a grand old lady which stands very proudly looking out to sea with many stories to tell. On arrival, one is greeted warmly as though you are a regular guest with warm smiling faces. Nothing is too much trouble. Ask for a room in new wing with ocean view not below second floor. The breakfast... More 

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Thank CJFP17
London
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Come back every year. Just adore the service, quality of food and the staff are outstanding. Location best in Indian Ocean.

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Thank Caroline P
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to mount lavina and was disappointed at the hotel mildew bathroom ceiling and round the bath. Paint peeling off the wall in the bedroom. Lamp broke and hanging off. The kettle did not work it took over an hour and 4 visit to reception to get it replaced.

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Thank Susan F
Pune, India
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very nice hotel, nice beach, clean and big size room. Staffs are very helpful. Gives you a colonial feeling. The view is spectacular too. The breakfast place overlooking the sea is awesome.

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Thank Santanoo
scoot10
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I dined at the restaurant there on Christmas day for their Christmas buffet. It was an amazing array of foods, an international buffet with something for everyone. Any type of foods you could think of, main course meats, salads, seafood and desserts. The atmosphere was wonderful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beach is not that much wide, but can relax a bit. People come and bother you a bit and will invite to their restaurants. Other than that, the location is suitable for foreigners. There are plenty of other places to stay around this.

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