The Mount Lavinia Hotel Colombo is a legacy of Sri Lanka's Colonial Heritage. The Mount Lavinia Hotel Colombo stands as a monument to the forbidden love of a Governor General and a local mestizo dancer who cast a spell on his heart. Time stands still in the corridors of this grand old building that whisper legends of love and adventure. Step back in time to experience old Ceylon and enjoy grandeur and mystery, her intoxicating beaches and most of all the enchantment of her people at this premier heritage hotel, 12 kilometres from the Colombo city centre and 5 minutes from Ratmalana domestic airport. Mount Lavinia Hotel Colombo provides a beach bar as well as a terrace bar and restaurants that serve a wide variety of excellent oriental and western cuisine. In addition, a conference hall and a grand colonial ballroom are also available for business and social needs.
Step back in time to an era of colonial splendour, mystique and romance. Mount Lavinia Hotel offers guests 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 the 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 deco
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 guests 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 to a tropical cocktail from the well-stocked mini-bar or sip a cup of the world famous Ceylon Tea, while guests feast their eyes on the beauty all around. Smoking and non-smoking Colonial Rooms are available with the option of king or queen-size beds.
The Mount Lavinia Hotel has earned an international reputation for its fine cuisine and immaculate service. The hotel's very own celebrity Master Chef Publis is a member of a team of international chefs who are connoisseurs in Caribbean and American cuisine, Molecular Gastronomy and European Cooking. The hotel is the preferred caterer to the President and Government of Sri Lanka, as well as celebrities and dignitaries. The vast spread at the 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 guests coming back for more. With three restaurants and three bars to serve guests, there is a range of dining options available at any time of the day.
The Mount Lavinia Hotel offers guests a range of leisure activities. The unique swimming pool and the pool terrace are a popular spot for both Sri Lankans and the guests from overseas. Do a few laps, cool off in the pool and enjoy a tropical cocktail, or enjoy the sun and order some snacks and tea on the terrace. The hotel offers a range of outdoor and indoor sports including beach volleyball, table tennis and other indoor games. The hotel's world class gymnasium offers guests the option of a refreshing workout. Guests can also enjoy a boat trip at the inland Bolgoda Lake, an elephant ride on the beach, or one of the many excursions offer to different parts of the country. If guests are feeling lazy they can always stroll through the shopping arcade and pick out a few items to take back home, or pamper at the internationally renowned Coconot Spa.
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