| Step back in time to an era of colonial splendour, mystique and romance. Mount Lavinia Hotel offers you the very best of modern facilities blended with a magical touch of antiquity. This enchanting British Colonial heritage hotel, located on a breathtaking beachfront, is a living legacy to the secret love story between the British Governor General of Ceylon, Sir Thomas Maitland, and the beautiful mestizo dancer, Lovina. The legendary romance has made this Colombo hotel one of the most popular venues in Sri Lanka for weddings; couples from around the world fly to this fabled island for a custom-planned wedding at the Mount Lavinia Hotel. The Victorian era ambiance, gourmet cuisine prepared by our world-class chefs and the exceptional service, have made this luxury beach resort in the city the preferred venue for conventions, product launches, dinner dances, theme parties and other private events. Sun-bathed terraces, warm Sri Lankan hospitality, the promise of adventure, and period decor rooms with modern amenities whisper the promise of a magical stay at the hotel.Accommodation
Walk the halls of a Governor’s Palace that was once the centre of power and intrigue; stay in rooms that have witnessed the secrets of courtly love and adventure. One of the last enclaves of the old orient, Mount Lavinia Hotel offers a selection of 210 rooms inclusive of suites; each offering a unique experience in comfort and sophistication. The graceful elegance of a bygone era is still retained in the highly appointed rooms and suites of the Governor’s Wing, constructed in the 1930′s as an addition to the original colonial building dating back to the 1800′s. Enhanced with the natural warm glow of solid wood and the calming embrace of natural shades, the Governor’s Wing provides a regal and secluded haven of splendid quietude for the discerning traveler. Majestically overlooking the shimmering turquoise waters of the vast Indian Ocean, embroidered with white ribbons of waves stretching far into the distance and with breathtaking views of the sweeping bay of golden sands and tall exotic palms of Mount Lavinia’s celebrated paradise beach, the Governor’s Wing is an idyll of hushed and mellowed luxury.
Colonial Rooms with antique period furniture and wooden floors immerse you in the hotel’s rich history. The Direct Ocean View and Ocean View Rooms are the ideal refuge for the modern traveler, with a view of golden beaches and aquamarine ocean hues.
Colonial Suites offer you the very best in colonial luxury, with period furniture and decor, and a breathtaking view of the Indian Ocean. Bay View Suites provide a panoramic ocean view. If you desire a secluded hideaway, you can stay at our charming and captivating Ocean View Suites. Smoking and non-smoking suites are available in the suites which provide the guest a choice of king or queen-size beds. All suites come with separate sitting areas and with sofa settees.
The Mount Lavinia Hotel has earned an international reputation for its fine cuisine and immaculate service. Our very own celebrity Master Chef Publis is a member of team of international chefs who are connoisseurs in Caribbean and American cuisine, Molecular Gastronomy and European Cooking. as well as celebrities and dignitaries. The vast spread at buffet and a la carte menu, combining the finest in international cuisine with exotic and uniquely Sri Lankan fare, will satisfy even the most discerning gourmet. The sumptuous dessert spread will keep you coming back for more. With three restaurants and three bars to serve you, there is a range of dining options available at any time of the day.
Laundry service, Indoor and outdoor bars and dining facilities, Seafood restaurant on the beach, Spacious terrace overlooking the bay and Colombo skyline, with dining facilities, Swimming pool with kiddies pool, Private beach access, Banquet and conference facilities, Beauty Salon, Business Centre (Internet free for residents),Wireless Internet service, Baby-sitting service (with prior notice),Baby cot available, Extra beds available (additional charges apply),Wheelchair available, Disabled access, Left luggage service, Foreign currency exchange, Hotel doctor on call 24 hours,24-hour Travel Desk, Flight ticket reconfirmation service, Safety deposit box, Shopping arcade, VIP Tours