Mount Lavinia Hotel Located on a stunning promontory overlooking the Indian Ocean, is the former residence of a governor of Sri Lanka.
With imperial elegance of yesteryear combined with the most up to date facilities of a modern hotel, the Mount Lavinia Hotel is a 'must stay hotel' if you ever visit Sri Lanka!
1 Km from Mount Lavinia town and 13 Km from Colombo, the Mount Lavinia Hotel is located on a stunning promontory overlooking the Indian Ocean.
This mansion once the abode of British Governors, is steeped in romantic legend. The mansion, with its white columns, polished wooden floors, intricately- carved wood ceilings and wide windows open to the ocean breezes, is still popular for lovers.
The Mount Lavinia Hotel, still retains the old world charm and imperial elegance of yesteryear combined with the most up to date facilities of a modern resort. With extensive beach frontage, a Tropical Bar on the beach, four Restaurants (including a superb seafood restaurant) and a terrace bar, you will have a good choice of quality food and drink. The swimming pool and Ayurveda Centre are ideal places to relax and enjoy yourself.
The 275 rooms, all with sea view and Private balcony, are spread around three main wings. The "Bay Wing" of the hotel has 100 rooms offering every possible modern amenity while maintaining the ambience that the Mount Lavinia Hotel is famous for. Attached toilets with bath tub, hair dryer, 24 hour satellite TV, telephone with IDD and a well stocked mini bar.
The recently refurbished Sea and Garden Wing presents yet another delightful aspect of the hotel with it's rooms leading out into spacious gardens which overlook the sea, presenting a direct view of the city of Colombo with satellite TV, telephone with IDD and mini bar.
The colonial architecture of what was once the original residence of Sir Thomas Maitland and Sir Edward Barnes is today known as the "Governor's Wing" consisting of 40 spacious rooms with wooden floors and large windows that open wide to let in the soft sea breeze. The "Governor's Suite" built on two levels and furnished in old colonial style, is the epitome of old world luxury.