Accomodation

  • Colonial Rooms

    Tastefully furnished with antique furniture and parquet floors, these 34 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 description:

    • * Air conditioning with individual temperature control
    • * International Direct Dialing (IDD)
    • * WiFi facility available in all rooms (Free Internet)
    • * 24-hour house keeping with daily evening turn-down service
    • * Satellite television with international & local channels
    • * Hair dryer
    • * Mini bar
    • * Tea and coffee making facility
    • * All bathrooms are supplied with luxury bathroom amenities, hair dryer and 24-hour hot and cold running water.
    • * Iron and ironing board
    • * Bathrobe and slippers
    • * Toiletries (Toothbrush, toothpaste, etc.), shoe polish, sewing kit
    • * Personal wake-up call service (through the hotel operator)
    • * Extra storage-safe facilities are available at the Front Office

     

     

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  • Direct Ocean View Room

    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 description:

    • * Air conditioning with individual temperature control
    • * International Direct Dialing (IDD)
    • * WiFi facility available in all rooms (Free Internet)
    • * 24-hour house keeping with daily evening turn-down service
    • * Satellite television with international & local channels
    • * Hair dryer
    • * Mini bar
    • * Tea and coffee making facility
    • * All bathrooms are supplied with luxury bathroom amenities, hair dryer and 24-hour hot and cold running water.
    • * Iron and ironing board
    • * Bathrobe and slippers
    • * Toiletries (Toothbrush, toothpaste, etc.), shoe polish, sewing kit
    • * Personal wake-up call service (through the hotel operator)
    • * Extra storage-safe facilities are available at the Front Office

     

     

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  • Ocean View Room

    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 description:

    • * Air conditioning with individual temperature control
    • * International Direct Dialing (IDD)
    • * WiFi facility available in all rooms (Free Internet)
    • * 24-hour house keeping with daily evening turn-down service
    • * Satellite television with international & local channels
    • * Hair dryer
    • * Mini bar
    • * Tea and coffee making facility
    • * All bathrooms are supplied with luxury bathroom amenities, hair dryer and 24-hour hot and cold running water.
    • * Iron and ironing board
    • * Bathrobe and slippers
    • * Toiletries (Toothbrush, toothpaste, etc.), shoe polish, sewing kit
    • * Personal wake-up call service (through the hotel operator)
    • * Extra storage-safe facilities are available at the Front Office

     

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  • Colonial Suite

    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 description:

    • * Air conditioning with individual temperature control
    • * International Direct Dialing (IDD)
    • * WiFi facility available in all rooms (Free Internet)
    • * 24-hour house keeping with daily evening turn-down service
    • * Satellite television with international & local channels
    • * Hair dryer
    • * Mini bar
    • * Tea and coffee making facility
    • * All bathrooms are supplied with luxury bathroom amenities, hair dryer and 24-hour hot and cold running water.
    • * Iron and ironing board
    • * Bathrobe and slippers
    • * Toiletries (Toothbrush, toothpaste, etc.), shoe polish, sewing kit
    • * Personal wake-up call service (through the hotel operator)
    • * Extra storage-safe facilities are available at the Front Office

     

     

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  • Direct Ocean View Suites

    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 description:

    • * Air conditioning with individual temperature control
    • * International Direct Dialing (IDD)
    • * WiFi facility available in all rooms (Free Internet)
    • * 24-hour house keeping with daily evening turn-down service
    • * Satellite television with international & local channels
    • * Hair dryer
    • * Mini bar
    • * Tea and coffee making facility
    • * All bathrooms are supplied with luxury bathroom amenities, hair dryer and 24-hour hot and cold running water.
    • * Iron and ironing board
    • * Bathrobe and slippers
    • * Toiletries (Toothbrush, toothpaste, etc.), shoe polish, sewing kit
    • * Personal wake-up call service (through the hotel operator)
    • * Extra storage-safe facilities are available at the Front Office

     

     

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  • Ocean View Suites

    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 description:

    • * Air conditioning with individual temperature control
    • * International Direct Dialing (IDD)
    • * WiFi facility available in all rooms (Free Internet)
    • * 24-hour house keeping with daily evening turn-down service
    • * Satellite television with international & local channels
    • * Hair dryer
    • * Mini bar
    • * Tea and coffee making facility
    • * All bathrooms are supplied with luxury bathroom amenities, hair dryer and 24-hour hot and cold running water.
    • * Iron and ironing board
    • * Bathrobe and slippers
    • * Toiletries (Toothbrush, toothpaste, etc.), shoe polish, sewing kit
    • * Personal wake-up call service (through the hotel operator)
    • * Extra storage-safe facilities are available at the Front Office

     

     

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Bars and Restaurants

  • Governor's Restaurant

    The premier restaurant of the hotel provides an ambiance of old world charm. Enjoy the ambiance of a colonial era Ceylonese style restaurant, with a creative blend of regional and continental specialties. The Governor’s Restaurant can comfortably seat up to 200 people. A La Carte is served at lunch and dinner. Dress up and go to the Governor’s for an evening of elegance and sophistication.

  • The Terrace

    Designated by Newsweek magazine as one of the “World’s best gathering places”, this is one of the most sought after dining locations for both national and international clients in Colombo. Enjoy the enchanting experience of dining under the stars, seduced by a soft tropical breeze, while lounging by the pool. The bright pinks, oranges and purples of the sky as the sun sets over the Indian Ocean will mesmerize you while you enjoy your meal or sip a tropical cocktail. You can dine to the soothing sounds of live music over a gourmet dinner; on Sunday a live jazz band plays while you enjoy our brunch. The Terrace features daily international lunch buffets and a world of themed nightly buffets that takes you on a gastronomical journey, while A La Carte is served daily from 9.00am to 1.00am. Walk in for breakfast and lunch in casual wear, or take out an elegant dress for dinner.

  • Seafood Cove

    Enjoy the magic and romance of the Seafood Cove, with a table set right on the beach, candle light, the warm ocean breeze and the surf breaking softly just a few feet away. Watch the flickering illumination of hurricane lamps throw shadows of history on the soft sand underfoot. It is designed to make your heart skip a beat: a rustic island style Cadjan-thatched gazebo that shades you from the sun and shelters you from the rain, perched on the pristine sands of the paradise beach overlooking the Indian Ocean. It is a quaint yet stylish venue with the ambiance signifying the natural aesthetic beauty with a setting that is nothing short of picture perfect. The cool night breeze will caress you while waiters in ethnic island style attire cosset you. Freshly caught seafood straight from the Indian Ocean is on display on a massive ice filled basket, to be cooked just the way you want it, grilled, sautéed, devilled, poached, fried or in any other style that you prefer. Enjoy the rustic setting and live calypso band that plays during dinner while you tuck into your lobster, jumbo prawns, cuttlefish, squid or fish. So pay us a visit on a starry night to the superlative Seafood Cove. You don’t even need to dress up to dine on the finest cuisine at the Seafood Cove – come as you are.

  • Lobby Lounge and Bar

    Relax and enjoy the magnificent view of the Indian Ocean while you sip a tropical cocktail and munch on your favourite snack.  The Lobby Lounge is open 24 hours a day and the bar is open till midnight. Reserve a cocktail dress or smart shirt especially for an evening at the Lobby Lounge.

  • In-room Dining

    You can experience the convenience of 24-hour in-room dining at the Mount Lavinia Hotel

Facilities and activities

  • SPA

    The CocoSpa at the Mount Lavinia Hotel is located on the beach and set amidst the view of the Indian Ocean, the mangroves and palms.The spa has two rooms for couples who wish to enjoy a couples treatment together; two single rooms, one room for manicure/ pedicure and hair treatment, complete the space with a lounge for relaxation and an open-air Jacuzzi above the beach.

    CocoSpa is committed to giving you an exceptional spa experience.

    The spa has developed a comprehensive selection of spa treatments using exotic essential oils, fragrances, spices, herbs, flowers, and fruits.

    We use our own line of blended pure massage oils and genuine herbal cosmetics made from the finest natural ingredients found in Sri Lanka.

    CocoSpa offers a complete range of spa services including massage therapies, body treatments, facials and nail care.

    Our professional therapists from Bali hare there to ensure a rejuvenating, enjoyable and memorable experience.

    "rejuvenating, enjoyable and memorable experience"
  • ACTIVITIES & EXCURSION

    Mount Lavinia Hotel organizes boat trips on the Bolgoda lake in collaboration with the Ranmal Hotel. The Bolgoda lake is a charming inland natural lake which has become a popular venue for boating. A small island can be found at the centre with facilities to host a private party, including open air tables with umbrellas and a water slide and pond. The shallow lake is a great place to go boating with a choice of foot peddle boats, which are ideal for kids or ladies, or rowing boats for the more adventurous. Transport to and from the lake will be provided free of charge for a group of 10 guests. Enjoy an elephant ride along the beach with one of our elephants, while the sound of the waves and the ocean breeze soothes you. We also offer elephant rides as part of our wedding packages. The Dehiwala National Zoo (open daily from 8.00 am – 6.00 pm) is home to a wide diversity of Sri Lankan and foreign wildlife and bird-life.

    Sri Lankan species at the Zoo include sloth bears, monkeys, porcupines, jungle and fishing cats, lots of birds and a number of leopards; part of the zoo exhibits of big cats includes jaguars, lions, tigers and cheetahs. The Zoo has an aquarium display of over 500 varieties of aquatic life. The large number of species of monkeys includes examples of all the native primates, such as the purple-faced leaf monkey, grey langur and torque macaque. There are also a wide number of mammals, from African giraffes and springboks or South American guanacos and tapirs to Australian red-necked wallabies and giant red kangaroos, plus rabbits. The major attraction is the elephant show at 5.15 pm, when elephants troop on stage in true trunk-to-tail fashion and perform a series of feats of elephantine agility.

    There is also an excellent collection of bird-life, including owls, lots of cockatoos and macaws (including an astonishing – and very rare – hyacinth macaw) and taucans. There is a huge walk-in aviary full of Sri Lanka species; a good place to practice bird-spotting skills. In addition to the caged bird-life, a flooded quarry at one end of the zoo serves as a magnet to Colombo's aquatic birds, which are fed daily at 3.30 pm. Egrets, herons and pelicans from all over the city flock here - a fine sight at times, when hundreds of swoops down onto the water.

    If you feel like some food for your self, there is a restaurant inside the zoo, as well as plenty of kiosks selling drinks and snacks.
  • OTHER

    One of the key attractions at the Mount Lavinia Hotel is its swimming pool inviting guests to take a plunge into its cooling waters on a sultry tropical day. Pool-side entertainment has also made this a popular gathering place at the hotel. This is the ideal location to unwind and relax, in the pool or out, lounging on a comfortable easy chair with a refreshing cold drink in hand, lulled by the calming swell of the ocean in the distance. The Mount Lavinia Hotel has a fully equipped Business Centre with broadband Internet connectivity, computers, email and CD burning services, fax, photo copying machines and scanning machines. Our friendly and efficient staff can help you with whatever function you need to carry out, including courier service with TNT. The Business Centre also performs a valuable supporting role when you are organizing a corporate event at the hotel.

    The hotel is in the process of setting up a new business centre which will include additional services such as secretarial services, multimedia facilities, binding, laminating, renting cellular phones and fax and photocopy machines, renting laptops for in-house guests, conference phoning, private mailbox and meeting room service.

    The meeting room package comprises of notepads, pens, bottled water, conference phones and multimedia rental facilities. The stationery provided for the use of guests include letterheads, envelopes, fax, writing pads, laminating paper, transparency sheets and CDs. The Mount Lavinia Hotel is one of the largest wireless Internet zones in Sri Lanka. State-of-the-art technology allows you to access the Internet from the privacy of your own room, or while you relax in one of our restaurants, bars or by the pool. Please purchase an Internet card from the front office. A team of specialists who understand hair and can transform each style into a unique concept to suit you, have made Capello unique. Capello offers haircuts, styles, beauty treatments, tints and a host of other services. Meet Capello's youthful team who keep up with international trends and provide you with a service of true excellence. The hotel has a modern gym fully equipped with free weights, treadmills and exercise machines. The gym is free of charge for guests of the hotel.