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Mount Lavinia Hotel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Dropped in for a snack and realised how much I'd missed this place. Beautiful location with water views all the way to Colombo. Food was delicious and service very good. Sitting poolside on the terrace on a Sunday afternoon, is probably one of the most enjoyable things to do in Colombo.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I couldn't wait to check out to write my feedback! I don't recommend this hotel at all. The rooms were stuffy and had to change the room. Food experience is the worst in Sri Lanka, totally below standard. Hygiene wise is very bad as they serve for example tea pot was unwashed (attached photo) Last thing ... The worst staff... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My daughter and I stayed here for 5 nights we felt very safe.The white uniform of guards with white shorts with big smiles. A great hotel in a lovely location beside the sea.Excellent service from friendly staff.Private clean beach,the terrace and pool had spectacular views over the ocean.The choice of food was amazing. It was always perfectly served and one... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I quality and taste of food has vastly improved, there was a time we would not even consider Mt. Hotel for a meal. but things have changed for the better. Service as always was good. cant wait to try the beach restaurant again, was a nice quiet setting for dinner. on my to do list!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for two nights at the end of our 3 week stay in Sri Lanka. We were looking for a relaxed last couple of days after an action packed 3 weeks. The hotel grounds are lovely and well maintained. However we stayed in a deluxe ocean view room which was on the ground floor and unfortunately we were... More 

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MLHG-Management, General Manager at Mount Lavinia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Your insights and review is very much appreciated. We are deeply concerned by the negative experiences you faced during your stay. Your review has been communicated to the relevant department. While regretting the inconvenience we hope you would consider to stay with us on your next visit and give us an opportunity to serve you better. Sincerely,... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We travelled to Mount Lavinia in 2013 but haven't been able to write a review due to unforeseen circumstances....We were checked into a twin room, (a room with 2 single beds) our agent booked us a Honey Moon package. Check in time took about 30 minutes. When we pointed out that the room was not a double room, the concierge... More 

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MLHG-Management, General Manager at Mount Lavinia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Your insights and review is very much appreciated. We are deeply concerned by the let down in service standards you experienced during your stay . It is clearly evident that the hotel has not delivered its brand promise in providing our guests with a unique guest experience. Your review has been communicated with the relevant department. We... More 

hantchi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sipping tea and spoiling oneself on delictable fingerfood, pastries, scones, cakes and chocolates with your family on an open terrace with the breathtaking sea and sunset in the background is probably one of the best ways to spend the evening! Mount Lavinia hotel is one of the few hotels in Colombo that offers a traditional high tea with a range... More 

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MLHG-Management, General Manager at Mount Lavinia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear valued guest, Thank you very much for patronizing the Mount Lavinia Hotel and for your recent comments on TripAdvisor. Our hotel offer its guests a unique high tea experience against one of the most exotic backdrops in Colombo, while the cuisine is carefully selected, prepared and presented by our team of international chefs from 3 different nationalities. The Seafood... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice hotel on beach.sea view room !! Rooms in need of refurbishment. Great food at beach restaurant where you can choose your fresh fish.Beach not that safe to swim in just paddle!! Staff extremely professional, just not my sort of hotel.Sorry

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MLHG-Management, General Manager at Mount Lavinia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Malra Thank you very much for your insights of Mount Lavinia Hotel on TripAdvisor. All your comments are well noted and have been communicated with the team. The Seafood Cove located on the hotels very own paradise beach have been the pioneers in introducing the seafood market culinary experience to our guests. While taking this opportunity to express our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great hotel in a lovely location beside the sea. The hotel is first class and has a wonderful colonial atmosphere. Excellent service from friendly staff. Very relaxing ambience and the food is delicious. The highlight on our second stay was to see an elephant go through the hotel (not indoors) to take the groom to a wedding... More 

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MLHG-Management, General Manager at Mount Lavinia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you very much for reviewing the Mount Lavinia Hotel on TripAdvisor and sharing your experiences. We are pleased to note that you had a delighted stay with us. Looking forward to welcoming you back in the future. Sincerely Group General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2 weeks of actual paradise. Excellent bed. Good food, varied and delicious. Also excellent service. A totally relaxing experience. The swimming pool was amazing. Also the Long Island Ice Teas were refreshing. A holiday to remember. The string hoppers and chicken curry were amazing and the wattallapan was truly scrumptious.

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MLHG-Management, General Manager at Mount Lavinia Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mohan Your comments on the Mount Lavinia Hotel are indeed an encouragement to the team. We are delighted to note that you had a memorable stay with us. We are also committed in providing a unique culinary experience for all our guests during their stay. Our culinary team is headed by 3 international chef's and Sri Lanka's very own... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Mount Lavinia Hotel

Address: 100 Hotel Road, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 10732, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Western Province > Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
Price Range: $118 - $168 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mount Lavinia Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 275
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