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Excellent 8.1
Based on 904 reviews

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based on 904 reviews
  • Hotel Condition/Cleanliness 8.0
  • Facilities 8.4
  • Location 8.5
  • Room Comfort/Standard 8.0
  • Staff Performance 8.1
  • Value for Money 7.7
  • Food/Dining 8.4

9.7 Jean B.
January 08, 2015
Wonderful holiday.
The friendly staff. Beautiful water view. Excellent breakfast.

8 Sharoni M.
January 07, 2015
A colonial mansion with a breath taking view
Location, style, beach
We had a beautiful room with a bed with four poles, the colonial style was respected till the end. The character of the place brings lot of charm and takes one away into the past. We really had a great time at the hotel. Only thing, I wish the reception staff was more trained and able to give better information to us. The rest was just perfect. I would highly. Recommend this place for a great stay near Colombo with an access to the beach.

9.7 Masatoshi S.
December 29, 2014
Beautiful Hotel with Historic Value
Food, Clean Room, Beautiful Buidling
A beautiful hotel building with colonial style. Really historic. Very popular for wedding ceremonies (worth to see because most of brides and grooms wear traditional costume). I enjoyed Sri Lankan traditional food, too. A little far from center so maybe not suitable for those who want to look around Colombo city.

8.3 Hans K.
December 29, 2014
Iconic hotel
View, atmosphere and staff
We stayed only one night. This historic hotel is not well situated for the airport but it is well worth visiting. The hotel has a great atmosphere. The proximity of the train, and the many colourful weddings that take place there make it a lively place. Choose your room with care to avoid disappointment. We had a nice direct ocean view room in the newer wing on the right hand side when standing in front of the entrance. Nice room, well laid out, and a magnificent view on the ocean just 20 meters away. There is a big private beach. The official gate to the more lively and interesting public beach has been closed, and it guarded by security people that would not open it to let us in. The public beach can be accessed by walking over the railroad tracks. Security did not seem to mind that, so apparently our safety was not their main concern anyway. Food in the hotel is excellent,and there are options too: the public beach has many open air seafood restaurants. For a taxi to the airport we called a taxi ourself by calling Budget Cabs 011 259 2592.The provided an excellent service for a flat fee of 2700 rupie. The hotel offered a taxi for twice that amount. Allow for a 90 minute drive.

7.3 Lulu S.
December 24, 2014
It's very wet..
food, view
great food, great view but can be very wet..

4.3 Manoharan S.
December 18, 2014
we stayed two nights.had to change room four times
very bad for the money. never ever again to mountlavinia hotel.

9 Madiha K.
December 09, 2014
Great food, location and comfort
Room size and sea view with small garden, room service, location
Excellent experience, will definitely come here again!

7.7 Arnulf W.
December 05, 2014
1 night in Lavinia
All in all ok. wWiter at the pool bar should have torches, so that you can check the bill.

7.7 Jenifer C.
November 29, 2014
Lovely setting
the view into Colombo at night form the terrace.
Very enjoyable. The staff were very helpful. The food was good especially the seafood. The view was exceptiona from the rooms and the terrace. It was lovely eating breakfast in the morning.

7.3 Ruairi B.
November 28, 2014
Mount Lavinia 2014
Old world feel. Staff. View of the sea from the room
Old hotel, full of character. Overlooks the sea. Great staff. Huge buffets