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Reviewed February 12, 2016 via mobile

We booked our last night here in Colombo to splash out and end on a high note. This hotel definitely delivered - you couldn't ask for more from this place: - Comfortable rooms with sunset views - Brilliant pool area with friendly service and a quiet, chilled atmosphere - Very helpful staff I just wish I had more time to... More 

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Thank Aaron H
Ascot, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed April 15, 2015

Beautiful Mount Lavinia House is close to the beach in Mount Lavinia, far enough away from Colombo to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, but near enough for a fun tuk tuk ride along Marine Drive and Galle Face Green into the metropolis. The house is architecturally designed in the colonial style, built around a central atrium. Downstairs... More 

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Thank GeorginaHarvey
Saltburn-by-the-Sea, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 5, 2015

I would stay again tomorrow if I could. Such a haven of quiet in beautiful surroundings. I cannot echo enough the more positive reviews of the place. The staff are pleasant and helpful. The room was clean and beds comfortable. Breakfast was basic but fine for us and adequate. We did not arrange to eat in there in the evening... More 

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Thank Pat B
Thornton Heath, England
2 reviews
Reviewed September 10, 2014

After a hectic month touring Sri Lanka this was a disappointing end to our stay. The room was large but leaked copious amounts of rain water through the roof and under the doors. The balcony was slimy and flooded, my husband ended up cleaning the water outlets! Train noise quite unbearable after 6am. The hotel was deserted in the night... More 

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Thank martigne
New York City, New York
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Reviewed December 28, 2013

Go back in time to the beginning of the 20th century under British Rule. Just far enough from downtown Colombo, but close enough for a short Tuk Tuk Ride. The pool is beautiful overlooking the Ocean. The breakfast buffet is enormous from Western to Sri Lanka dishes! Several wonderful restaurants just outside the compound. Suggest you talk to the local... More 

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Thank sunred10
Ascot, United Kingdom
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Reviewed November 2, 2013

A frequent visitor to the beautiful island of Sri Lanka and to Mount Lavinia House its only fair to share my experience of a great place to stay .... Mount Lavinia House is simply stunning! The first time I arrived in 2008 was a 'WOW'! moment ... such a stylish and individual 'Boutique Hotel'! This feeling has not gone away... More 

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Thank SueLuker
Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 30, 2013

My wife and I have recently returned from our second stay at this truly wonderful hotel and have now booked to return for a few days over New Year! We were this time in the adjacent apartments which were spacious and well equipped. The welcome was warm and genuine, the breakfasts lovely and dinner in the beachside restaurant was outstanding!... More 

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Thank 646GeoffS
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 21, 2013

I stayed at Mount Lavinia House for 5 days in October and enjoyed the stay very much. The staff were welcoming and were very happy to prepare drinks and food, or its a very short walk to the beach and a great restaurant if you prefer - you have to try the battered prawns! The house is very stylish with... More 

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Thank stevebham839
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 17, 2013 via mobile

Me and my mum stayed here the first week of September, and upon walking in our first words were WOW! The house itself is beautiful inside and out and has been decorated tastefully highlighting the Sri Lankan art and cultures. The pool stretches from inside the main room downstairs out into the beautiful walled garden, allowing you to escape inside... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed August 11, 2013

Stayed 1 night instead of 2. We were in the house next to the main house, which felt very strange, especially since there were no other people staying throughout the hotel and the pool (looked unclean) and games (great!) were in the main house. The hotel has lovely furnishing, and the two rooms were actually a 2-bedroom apartment (convenient) but... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lavinia House is a budget hotel which is great for the budget traveler as well as your purse. The most affordable prices and comfortable rooms to begin your holiday in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Please get in touch with us and we will give you our best services. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mount Lavinia House

Address: No 09, Samudra Mawatha, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
Hotel Class:3 star — Mount Lavinia House 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Not underneath the restaurant nor facing the railroad tracks.”
 of 5 bubbles sunred10, Dec 28, 2013 | Read review
“Main house good but we liked the apartments even more.”
 of 5 bubbles 646GeoffS, Oct 30, 2013 | Read review
“Make sure that there is a spare key!!”
  • Pool view from the garden
 of 5 bubbles Ewingston, Mar 8, 2012 | Read review
“Circular bed & open air bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles Fargs, Jul 13, 2011 | Read review
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