Based on 165 reviews TripAdvisor Traveller Rating 5 out of 5

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Hotel Description

The Penthouse Above Sea places you in the centre of Mount Lavinia, within just a 15-minute stroll of Mount Lavinia Beach and Traditional Puppet Art Museum. Highlights at this beach hotel include free buffet breakfast, free self parking and a rooftop terrace.

All 7 individually decorated rooms feature LED TVs with satellite channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, balconies and coffee/tea makers. Select Comfort beds and premium bedding invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like rainfall showerheads and bathrobes. Additionally, free bottled water, ceiling fans and safes are available.

This business-friendly hotel offers free WiFi in public areas, concierge services and express check-in. Added amenities include laundry facilities, express check-out and a corner/local shop. Each morning free breakfast is served.

Attractions within a 10-minute drive of this 3.5-star Mount Lavinia hotel include Galle Face Green and Galle Face Beach.

Superior Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$120 per night

Premier Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Twin Room, 2 Single Beds

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Executive Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Elite Studio, 1 King Bed with Sofa bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Private Bathroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

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Property Features

Free breakfast is available daily. Public spaces have free WiFi. A rooftop terrace, tour or ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the business-friendly The Penthouse Above Sea. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3.5-star Mount Lavinia hotel.

  • 7 guestrooms or units
  • Built in 2012
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Corner/local shop
  • Gift shop
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • On-site shopping
  • Lift
  • Smoking in designated areas

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Colombo (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.) (41.2 km / 25.6 mi)
  • Train station: Wellawatta Railway Station (3.5 km / 2.2 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

The Penthouse Above Sea offers 7 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with laptop-compatible safes and complimentary bottles of water. Rooms open to balconies. This individually decorated and furnished accommodation includes desks. Select Comfort beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. 32-inch LED televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include a rainfall showerhead, a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary slippers and a bidet. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

  • Private balcony
  • Select Comfort beds
  • LED television
  • Satellite channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Egyptian cotton linens
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hairdryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Bidet
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control
  • Ceiling fan
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor

Food & Drink

Guests are served a free buffet breakfast daily from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:30 AM - midnight.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:30 AM - midnight.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving after hours will have to wait until the next morning to check in.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 10 and younger are not allowed at this property. All guests older than 10 are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at The Penthouse Above Sea

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No pets or service animals allowed

Fees

 

  • A city tax will be collected at the property upon arrival. The city tax ranges from JPY 100-200 per person, per night based on the nightly room rate. The tax does not apply to nightly rates under JPY 10,000. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

Hotel Names

  • Penthouse Above Sea Aparthotel Mount Lavinia
  • Penthouse Above Sea Aparthotel
  • Penthouse Above Sea Mount Lavinia
  • Penthouse Above Sea
  • Penthouse Above Sea Hotel Mount Lavinia
  • Penthouse Above Sea Hotel

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Children 10 years old and younger aren't allowed at this property.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.