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Mount Lavinia Hotel

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  • About this holiday

    This is charming beachfront hotel which eludes colonial character and echoes of a bygone era. Expressions holidays recommends this hotel to those seeking a refuge from the bustle of downtown Colombo. There is an array of facilities on offer including a wonderful outdoor pool and three different restaurants. The Mount Lavinia is a reasonably priced hotel with a unique heritage set in an attractive location.

    The journey and how you get there

    Complimentary

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays includes scheduled flights with Sri Lankan London to Colombo return in economy, private car transfers, bed and breakfast based on two people sharing a double or twin room.

    Holiday prices

    Sample price is per person based on two people sharing a Type A double or twin room 
    £1,290 for 7 nights 
    The price displayed here is a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up-to-date special offers.

    Hotel code

    EXH728

    Our opinion

    The Mount Lavinia Hotel is an historic and popular mid-range resort hotel, on the beachfront yet near Colombo.

    Hotel description

    The Mount Lavinia Hotel has a rich 200-year heritage as a British Governor’s residence and fashionable beach resort. This impressive white colonial hotel stands on a rocky promontory overlooking the bay of Galkissa, 12 kilometres south of Central Colombo. The Mount Lavinia Hotel enjoys extensive beach frontage and has a vast terrace with a large swimming pool and terrace bar affording panoramic views of the Colombo skyline and the Indian Ocean. Its 275 bedrooms range from standard category to Suite, all with private balcony and sea view. There is a seafood restaurant by the beach and other speciality restaurants serving succulent dishes cooked by celebrated chefs. Other facilities include the Coconut Spa, a business centre, shopping arcade and beach volleyball.

    Location

    Mount Lavinia

    Official star rating

    no rating

    Annual opening

    All year

    Distance from airport

    About 90 minutes by car

    Closest airport

    Colombo

    Room types

    Mount Lavinia Hotel has 275 bedrooms and suites, divided into three categories:
    Direct Ocean View. Private balcony and sea view
    Colonial Wing. Private balcony and sea view
    Suite. Private balcony and sea view

    Hotel facilities and services

    Facilities at Mount Lavinia Hotel include: 24-hour restaurant and other dining facilities, Seafood restaurant, Indoor and outdoor bars, Swimming pool, Shopping arcade, Business centre, Coconut Spa, Museum 

    Water sports

    Land sports

    Gym, Indoor games, beach volleyball

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Local to Mount Lavinia Hotel in Colombo: Independence Hall, National Museum, Pettah market, shops and shopping centres.

    Sports nearby

    Activities nearby: Tennis, Golf at the Royal Colombo Golf Club.

    Children

    Children of all ages are welcome. Children under 12 years of age receive 50% discount on meals when sharing parents’ room

    Minimum stays

    Other information

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