Mount Lavinia Hotel

Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka

1.7 K reviews
Very good city hotel. Close to the beach and train stations. Fantastic service. Beautiful beach.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Safe
    • Internet Access
    • King-size Bed
    • Air conditioning (individually regulated)
    • Lounge
    • Double Bed
    • Bathroom
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Tiling
    • Minibar
    • Bathtub
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Fridge
    • Carpeting
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
    • Balcony/Terrace
  • Facility
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • Hairdresser
    • Currency Exchange
    • WLAN access
    • Game room
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • Pub(s)
    • Elevators
    • Restaurant(s) with air conditioning
    • Laundry Service
    • Shops
    • Foyer
    • Nightclub
    • Conference Room
    • Public Internet Access
  • Food
    • Breakfast Served
    • Half Board
    • Lunch Buffet
    • Evening Buffet
    • Breakfast Buffet
    • Set menu lunch
    • Continental Breakfast
    • Full Board
    • Children's Pool
    • Lounge Chairs
    • Jacuzzi
    • Outdoor Pool(s)
    • Entertainment Program
    • Ping Pong
    • Squash
    • Sauna
    • Tennis
    • Pool bar
    • Billiards/Snooker
    • Sun terrace
    • Number of Pools
    • Massage
    • Beach Umbrellas
    • Beach Volleyball
100 Hotel Road Mount Lavinia 10732
657 ft to downtown


This luxury hotel lies directly beside the beach just a few minutes walk from the city centre. There are many shopping venues as well as countless bars, restaurants and nightclubs to be found in the vicinity and transfer to the airport takes about 60 minutes. Links to the public transport network as well as to the train station can easily be reached on foot.


The hotel was built in 1806. Guest accommodation comprises 275 rooms. A lobby and a reception are available to travellers. Individual storeys are accessible via the lift or stairs. Services such as a safe and a currency exchange service ensure a comfortable stay. Wireless internet access is available to guests in the public areas. Various gastronomic options are available, including a restaurant, a dining area, a bar and a pub. Various shops are available, including a souvenir shop. There is also a garden. Additional facilities at the establishment include a playroom. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the accommodation. Additional services include room service, a laundry service and a hairdresser. Lectures, presentations or meetings can be held in one of the 3 conference rooms.


Rooms feature air conditioning and a bathroom. Most rooms feature a balcony with a view for guests' enjoyment. Some of the accommodation units also feature a side-on sea view. The carpeted rooms feature a double bed or a king-size bed. A safe and a minibar are also available. Additional features include a fridge, a mini fridge and a tea/coffee station. Internet access, a telephone, a TV and WiFi (no extra charge) add to the comfort of the holiday. A shower and a bathtub can be found in the bathrooms. A hairdryer can also be found in each of the bathrooms. The hotel offers non-smoking rooms and smoking rooms.


The establishment features an outdoor pool and a children's pool. A sun terrace, sun loungers and parasols are also available. The hot tub is the perfect place to relax. There is also a poolside snack bar. Tennis, beach volleyball and volleyball are available to active guests. Travellers can take advantage of a wide range of indoor sports at the accommodation, including a gym, table tennis, billiards and squash. A wellness area with a spa, a sauna and massage treatments is available at the hotel. The establishment offers an entertainment programme for adults.


Catering options available at the accommodation include bed and breakfast, half board and full board. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are available.


The following credit cards are accepted at the hotel: American Express, VISA and MasterCard.


  • Beach
    "Beautiful beach"

    Clean private beach. Close to the sea. Great seafood restaurant on the beach.

    "Clean beach."

  • Location
    "Great location"

    Scenery exceptional. Great restaurant options. Superb location.

    "Great location, close to the train station." "Near enough to the city centre, with great sightseeing, shopping, and dining." "Reasonably accessible by car."

  • Food
    "Delicious food"

    Wonderful buffet meals. Amazing sea food. Food is excellent.

    "Great menu, especially seafood and desserts." "Average dining experience."

  • Breakfast
    "Tasty breakfast"

    Delicious breakfasts. Exceptional breakfast buffet. Excellent breakfast.

    "Tasty breakfast."

  • WiFi
    "Good internet service"

    Wi fi brilliant. Regular wifi service. Strong WiFi.

    "Good wifi quality."

  • Service
    "Fantastic service"

    Staff exemplary. Thanks to front office. Excellent entertainment.

    "Lacking housekeeping and poor restaurant service, but friendly service overall." "Service efficiency and reception are OK, but management are lacking." "Service at the pool/beach should be improved."

  • Amenities
    "Ordinary amenities"

    Fantastic property. Super old colonial building. Hotel facilities are old.

    "Mediocre building with old facilities." "Excellent terrace and entrance area." "Beautiful architecture."

  • Room
    "Room is all right"

    Breathtaking sea view. Gorgeous beachfront view. Bed sheets very old.

    "Rooms are decent but poorly-maintained, with bad minibars." "Great balconies with pleasant views." "Poorly cleaned, outdated rooms with subpar TV's." "Small bathrooms with poor furniture and A/C."

  • Vibe
    "Decent vibe"

    Luxurious place to stay. Super old colonial building. Hotel facilities are old.

    "OK vibe and a friendly atmosphere." "Hotel could use some updating." "Stylish hotel." "Luxurious Hotel." "Pleasant entrance area." "Good choice for a city trip."

  • Cleanliness
    "Could use a good cleaning"

    Grey tiles. Bedding damp. Bedroom carpet stained.

    "Rooms could be cleaner." "Hotel facilities could use a good clean."