• Mount Lavinia Hotel

    Step back in time to an era of colonial splendour, mystique and romance.

  • Mount Lavinia Hotel

    Mount Lavinia Hotel offers you the very best of modern facilities blended with a magical touch of antiquity.

  • Mount Lavinia Hotel

    Guests can enjoy the ambiance of the Victorian Era with meals prepared by world class chefs.

  • Mount Lavinia Hotel

    This is the place to find a bit of shade and sip a cool beer or cocktail after enjoying a spell in the sun.

  • Mount Lavinia Hotel

    The best service staff to make your stay fascinating and memorable.

Mount Lavinia Hotel

Mount Lavinia Hotel invites you to walk into an Era of Colonial Splendor and Romance. Offering the best facilities of the modern world, this beachfront hotel is a legacy to the romance between a beautiful mestizo dancer, Lovina and the British Governor general of Ceylon, Sir Thomas Maitland. Hence this hotel has been famous for weddings and romantic getaways. Guests can enjoy the ambiance of the Victorian Era with meals prepared by world class chefs and the best service staff to make your stay fascinating and memorable.

Location

The beautiful and luxurious Mount Lavinia Hotel is located in the coastal resort town of Mount Lavinia which is about 12km away from the commercial capital of Colombo. The travel time to the Bandaranaike International Airport is approximately an hour depending on the traffic and time of day you wish to travel. The hotel is beautifully located on a rock overlooking the waters of the magnificent Indian Ocean. Taxi services are available to and from the hotel while travelling to the city is convenient.

Accomodation

With an ambience of a century old colonial building, the Mount Lavinia Hotel consists of a selection of 210 guestrooms which are inclusive of luxury suites. All accommodation units emanate sophistication and unique living experiences while modern conveniences are available right throughout.

Other room categories include Colonial Rooms, Direct Ocean View Rooms and Ocean View Rooms. Colonial rooms consists of antique furnishings and wooden floors while the direct ocean view and ocean view rooms boasts of a more modern ambience. Guests are also given the option of choosing from Colonial Suites, Direct Ocean View Suite and Ocean View Suites. Standard in-room amenities include air-conditioning, IDD facilities, 24 hour housekeeping, satellite television, hair dryer, mini bar, tea/coffee making facilities and en-suite bathrooms with luxury amenities and hot/cold running water.

Excursions

A number of exciting activities can be enjoyed while holidaying at the hotel which includes a range of outdoor and indoor games, a boat trip along the inland Bolgoda Lake and elephant ride along the beach or a visit to the Dehiwala Zoo. There are also a number of excursions that you can enjoy which are available to different parts of the country. From exploring the beaches down south to enjoying a scenic train journey to the hills, the hotel can assist you in organizing an excursion of your choice. Due to the proximity of the beach, you can always enjoy long walks, the sun and sand.

Facilities

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Spa

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Restaurant

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Pool

A number of dining venues are available for guests to enjoy delectable cuisines while holidaying at the Mount Lavinia Hotel. The 'Governor's Restaurant is the main restaurant of the hotel providing guests an ambience of a bygone era. With a capacity to accommodate up to 200 guests, the restaurant serves a fusion of regional and continental specials. A la carte meals are served for lunch and dinner while you can dress up for the evenings. 'The Terrace' is one of the most picturesque and sought after venues of the hotel while guests can enjoy dining under the stars with a soft tropical breeze. With live music during dinner, the venue serves daily International Lunch Buffets and themed Nightly Buffets with a la carte served in the mornings.

Located right on the beach, the 'Seafood Cove' is the perfect venue to enjoy a candle lit meal. The ambience is a rustic island style while the huts are Cadjan-thatched. Fresh seafood from jumbo prawns, fish, cuttlefish etc are displayed in a large ice filled basket while your choice can be cooked to suit your taste be it grilled, poached, sauteed, devilled, fried or any other way that you prefer. You can also enjoy a live calypso band during dinner while an a la carte menu is available during day time. The 'Lobby Lounge and Bar' offers you tropical cocktails and snacks while you can walk in any time of the day. The 'Fish Tale Bar' offers guest's the chance to savour some of the best alcoholic beverages from around the world while it is an extension of the Seafood Cove. 24 hour in-room dining options are also available at the Mount Lavinia Hotel.

The Mount Lavinia Hotel is also a famous destination when it comes to weddings and special events. There are a number of venues which includes the Empire Ballroom, Regency Room, Horizon Room, Imperial Room, Tropical Hut and the Beach Hut while you can choose the venue according to your requirements. For recreational purposes, the hotel consists of a modern gymnasium which is fully equipped, the Coco Spa which includes a comprehensive list of spa treatments and an outdoor swimming pool with pool side entertainment. The hotel also comprises of 'Capello' which is a team of professional hair care specialists offering unique haircuts, styles and beauty treatments. Mount Lavinia Hotel consists of a fully equipped business centre which is ideal for business clients while the entire property offers wireless internet access.

Rooms

Ocean View Room

The 86 Ocean View Rooms at Mount Lavinia Hotel are designed to deliver sophistication and elegance. The decor and furnishings are in soothing soft pastel shades. The atmosphere of tranquility and relaxation is enhanced by the pastel tiled floors. The serenity of the private balcony overlooking the sea and the lush gardens of the hotel add to the appeal of these rooms. A spacious bathroom with a shower cubicle and all amenities complete the ambiance of these rooms. Guests have a choice of smoking or non-smoking rooms with king sized, queen sized or twin beds.

ROOM FACILITIES

  • IDD Activated Telephones,
  • Air conditioning with temperature control,
  • Tea and coffee making facilities,
  • Mini Bar,
  • Hair Dryer,
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Colonial Room

Tastefully furnished with antique furniture and parquet floors, these 30 semi-deluxe rooms are a perfect blend of traditional hospitality and modern comfort. The spacious rooms are available with a choice of shower or bathtub. Colonial Rooms come with a fully supplied bathroom. If you are looking for the relaxed lifestyle of the colonial era, look no further than these delightful rooms. Feel like a guest of the Governor General of Ceylon in his colonial mansion. Dance on the parquet floors to the sound of the Indian Ocean. Treat yourself to a tropical cocktail from the well-stocked mini-bar or sip a cup of the world famous Ceylon Tea, while you feast your eyes on the beauty all around you. Smoking and non-smoking Colonial Rooms are available with the option of king or queen-size beds.

ROOM FACILITIES

  • IDD Activated Telephones,
  • Air conditioning with temperature control,
  • Tea and coffee making facilities,
  • Mini Bar,
  • Hair Dryer,
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Direct Ocean View Room

83 Direct Ocean View Rooms await you, each with its own large private balcony and a hypnotic view of the ocean. A mesmerizing view of the turquoise ocean waters, golden beaches and a panoramic view of the city of Colombo await you on the private balconies. Allow the gentle and soothing lull of the ocean to caress and relax you as you inhale the fresh ocean breeze. Enjoy the amenities of this deluxe room; bury your tired feet in the plush carpeting. Enter the spacious bathroom and succumb to the temptation of soaking in the bathtub. Hide yourself among the soothing covers of the bed which is positioned with a beautiful canopy above it, and let your mind and body escape from the cares of the world. Smoking and non-smoking rooms come with a choice of king, queen or twin beds.

ROOM FACILITIES

  • IDD Activated Telephones,
  • Air conditioning with temperature control,
  • Tea and coffee making facilities,
  • Mini Bar,
  • Hair Dryer,
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Colonial Suite

These 5 Colonial Suites are the ultimate in colonial comfort and luxury. Just three Colonial Suites are available, making them exclusive and always in high demand. They come with a separate sitting area with an additional television, and a dining table. The huge wooden four poster and canopied beds designed in traditional colonial style lend the suites an authentic colonial aura. The luxurious feel of these suites are further enhanced by the antique wooden furniture and wood flooring that whisper secrets of intrigue and adventure. We have not spared any modern amenity; every facility from satellite TV, a digital safe and a Wi-Fi to International Direct Dialing (IDD) are available. Amenities have been tastefully blended with the decor. The comfort and luxury of these suites extend to the spacious bathrooms that are fitted with luxurious bathtubs. The suite bathrooms come fully supplied. Feel like a guest of the Governor as you enjoy the laid-back lifestyle of the colonial era.

ROOM FACILITIES

  • IDD Activated Telephones,
  • Air conditioning with temperature control,
  • Tea and coffee making facilities,
  • Mini Bar,
  • Hair Dryer,
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Direct Ocean View Suite

The 2 Direct Ocean View Suites offer a private haven from the busy outside world. These suites, which are two in number, come with a separate sitting area with an additional television. Spend a little quiet time on the balcony and let yourself be lulled by the soft sound of the waves and the ocean breeze on your face. The unparalleled view of the ocean from these suites enhances their appeal. Walk barefoot on the parquet flooring and feel your stress melt away. Our suite bathrooms with luxurious bathtubs come fully supplied. Direct Ocean View Suites offers every comfort and amenity available in Direct Ocean View Rooms in a more spacious and luxurious setting. At your request, an adjoining room accessible through an inter-connecting door can also be booked with these suites.

ROOM FACILITIES

  • IDD Activated Telephones,
  • Air conditioning with temperature control,
  • Tea and coffee making facilities,
  • Mini Bar,
  • Hair Dryer,
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Ocean View Suite

The 5 Ocean View Suites come with beautiful parquet flooring, a comfortable sitting area and a spacious bathroom fitted with a large bathtub. Our Ocean View Suite bathrooms come fully supplied. The view of the Indian Ocean and the pristine sands of the beach from these three suites is second to none, and will relax and soothe your mind. Experience the magic and romance of this colonial hotel as you sip a drink from the mini bar and lounge on the plush sofa as you enjoy your favourite programme on an international TV channel.

ROOM FACILITIES

  • Extra blankets and towels - on request,
  • IDD Activated Telephones,
  • Air conditioning with temperature control,
  • Tea and coffee making facilities,
  • Mini Bar,
  • Hair Dryer,
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