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    House of Arts

    Beach Road, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 10370, Sri Lanka
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    Traveler (36)
    Dining (10)
    Room & Suite (8)
    Overview
    • Excellent54%
    • Very good31%
    • Average9%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible5%
    Jan 15, 2016
    “Surprised by Art and Color”
    Mar 6, 2015
    “Quirky...”
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Beachfront
    Room Service
    Bar/Lounge
    Kitchenette
    Pets Allowed
    Pool
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    1 - 5 of 44 reviews

    Reviewed January 15, 2016

    If you are looking for something other than the basic modern hotel... and want something that is a lot artsy, definitely different, and edgy.........give this hotel a try... even if for just a few days while you get your bearings in Mount Lavinia. We stayed...More

    Thank Jeanetta108
    Reviewed March 6, 2015

    The House of Arts was an interesting, quirky place to stay and had friendly staff. My room itself was basic but comfortable and there was a good supply of hot water in the bathroom. It was concerning that, when I arrived, the owner didn't have...More

    1  Thank Rob J
    Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

    Writing this review on my last morning of a two night stay. Very satisfied with the House of Arts. It's a quirky old building full of interesting ephemera, paintings and furniture. Sammy is a very laid back character and the staff and family who work...More

    1  Thank fitbin1976
    Reviewed January 17, 2015

    Such a surprize when we came to know this place belongs to Sammy Pavel.A famous film director.If you have a taste for antique pieces, visit this place for sure. Very friendly host and a lovely stay ! Beach and city both have close proximity. Would...More

    1  Thank Poulomi13
    Reviewed January 16, 2015

    House of Arts is run by Sammy, a film director. Its well decorated as a boutique place. i would recommend one demerit which is the infrastucture, that could be enhanced by investing some money. Its best for couples travelling to Colombo, also located in one...More

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    151 reviews
    #5 of 10 hotels in Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
     
    Tropic Inn Hotel
    269 reviews
    #3 of 10 hotels in Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
     
    Mount Lavinia Hotel
    2,503 reviews
    #1 of 10 hotels in Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
     
    Ivory Inn
    41 reviews
    #8 of 10 hotels in Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
     
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    • Breakfast included
    • Beachfront
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Breakfast included
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Room types
    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • Location
    • Sri Lanka >
    • Western Province >
    • Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
    • Also Known As
    • House Of Arts Sri Lanka/Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
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    Traveler (36)
    Dining (10)
    Room & Suite (8)
    Pool & Beach (1)
    Hotel & Grounds (45)
    Family and Play Areas (2)
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