Mount Lavinia Hotel, Colombo

At a Glance

Over 200 year old Victorian residence lovingly converted to a luxurious hotel

Three dining options, all with mouthwatering menus

Incredible views of the Indian Ocean

Rejuvenate yourself at the Balinese styled spa


275 ensuite rooms and suites are situated in the Governor’s Wing, Bay Wing, and Sea & Garden Wings. All rooms have a/c, satellite TV, mini bar, 24-hour room service, laundry and valet service.

Governor’s Wing Rooms and Suites have magnificent views of the Indian Ocean and maintain an ambience of old world charm with hardwood floors and antique furniture. The three luxurious and spacious Governor’s Wing Suites consists of a living and dining area, double bedroom and ensuite bathroom with bathtub. The Governor’s Suite is reminiscent of the life here in the Governor’s mansion during Colonial times, provides a memorable experience. Furnished with antique four poster beds, this suite has a large sitting and dining area with satellite TV, VCD and CD player, and mini bar.

The Bay Wing Rooms & suites consists of more modern interiors and have wall to wall carpeting. The special feature here is the private balcony that opens out to spectacular views of the Indian Ocean. The ensuite bathrooms have bathtubs and showers. The spacious Bay Wing Suites have sitting area with satellite TV and a private dining area.

The Sea & Garden Wing Rooms with tiled floors and soft pastel interiors, the rooms and suites in this wing also have private balconies with sea views. The Suites with living and private dining areas have parquet floors. The ensuite bathrooms are fitted with bathtubs.


Mount Lavinia Hotel takes pride in their cuisine with international and local chefs providing a range of menus that are offered at different dining venues. There are three main dining venues – Sea Food Cove on the beach; the poolside terrace where guests are treated to the Governor’s High Tea at sunset and romantic dining under the stars; and the Governor’s restaurant that serves up a mix of Sri Lankan and international cuisine.

The Swimming pool with a kid’s pool is located on the terrace overlooking the bay. Often movies are screened by the poolside at night. There is also a well-equipped business centre and shopping arcade with several jewellery and souvenir shops.

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